Speeches by The Hon Jane Prentice MP

2017 National Disability Awards

*** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** Good evening, Thank you Paul House for your moving Welcome to Country tonight. I start by acknowledging the traditional custodians of the land on which we meet and pay my respects to their elders –… Continue reading

National NDIS Mental Health Conference

*** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** Good morning. I will start by acknowledging the traditional custodians of the land on which we meet, and pay my respects to their elders—past, present and emerging. I am pleased to be able to join… Continue reading

National Carers Week Launch 2017

*** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** Good morning everyone, thank you Ara for that introduction. A special thank you to Elder Songwoman Maroochy for your moving Welcome to Country. Let me begin by acknowledging the Traditional Owners of the land on… Continue reading

Project Open Doors launch

*** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** Thank you Susan (Forde) for your acknowledgement and I also acknowledge the Yugambeh (link is external) and Gugingin people and pay my respects to their elders, past, present and emerging and indeed elders of any… Continue reading

BUSHkids Conference 2017 Opening

*** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** I would like to start by acknowledging the traditional custodians of the land of which we meet, and pay my respects to their elders – past, present, and emerging – and indeed elders of any… Continue reading

NDS CEO Conference

*** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** Thank you Joan and thank you to Ron Jones the elder of the Wurundjeri people and for his fascinating insight to the history of the Barak family and the Wurundjeri Tribe. I also acknowledge the… Continue reading

National Disability Awards 2016

*** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** —Even though Karni Lidell is unable to make it, Jonathon it is wonderful to have you here to share this special event. Delephene thank you so much for your heartfelt welcome to country and I… Continue reading

SkillsLink2 Work Launch

*** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** I will start by adding my acknowledgment of the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of the land on which we meet and pay my respects to their Elders past and present.… Continue reading

ABLE XSeries Launch

*** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** Thank you, Professor Wright, for your warm welcome to the University of Queensland. I acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we meet, the Turrbal people, and pay my respects to their Elders… Continue reading