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President addresses State Parliament of Western Australia

Tuesday, 10th October, 2017

Time: 13:30

Location: Parliament of Western Australia, Perth

President Higgins became the first Head of State to address the joint Houses of Parliament of Western Australia. 

In his address, entitled "Ireland and Australia – A Deep, Historic and Valuable Contemporary Relationship", the President spoke of the historic links between Ireland and Australia, the history of migration and colonialism, and the importance of ethical remembrance.