On 15 August we commemorate India’s independence from British rule as well as the memory of those who died fighting for India’s freedom. These men and women fought with true courage and spirit so that India could once again become a sovereign nation. On the 15 August we celebrate that achievement. […]
On the occasion of India’s 65th Independence Day I am pleased to have the opportunity to congratulate the Indian community on this great milestone.
The contribution of people of Indian heritage helps make Canberra such a wonderfully diverse city. I especially commend the influence and contribution of Indian-Australians in areas such as business, public service, education, science, engineering, medicine and the arts, just to name a few.