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Opening Speech for the Turkfest Festival - The 40th Anniversary of Turkish Migration to Australia, 12.10.2008

The Honorable Barbara Perry MP, Minister for Local Government,

The Honorable Don Harwin MLC representing the opposition leader,

The Honorable Virginia Judge MP, Minister for Fair Trading, Citizenship and Assisting the Premier on Arts,

The Honorable Laurie Ferguson Federal MP for Reid, Parliamentary Secretary for Multicultural Affairs and Settlement Services,

Distinguished mayors and councilors,

Distinguished chairpersons of Turkish associations,

Distinguished guests,

Dear Australian and Turkish friends,

It is a distinct privilege for me to be able to address such a distinguished group today on the occasion of such an august event celebrating the 40th anniversary of the first Turkish arrival to