Mark Speakman is with Consulate-General of Japan, Sydney and 3 others.
13 hours ago
🇯🇵 🇦🇺 Celebrating the birthday of the Emperor of Japan last night. Thank you Consul-General Mr Tokuda Shuichi and Mrs Tokuda Mariko for graciously hosting the celebration. Our countries enjoy very strong economic and cultural relations. Congratulations Jonathan O’Dea, former Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette, for his work fostering relations with Japan. ... See MoreSee Less
🎭 Congratulations to the three finalists, including winner Jacob Sgouris, in this year’s Lysicrates Prize. This annual playwright competition from The Lysicrates Foundation is now in its eighth year. The audience watches the start of three plays at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. The winner is announced a little later near the Lysicrates column (a replica of the column in Athens) in the Royal Botanic Garden . The winner receives a $15,000 prize to complete writing their play. See the video in the comments for the sung ancient history! ... See MoreSee Less
Mark Speakman is with Pan-Macedonian Association of NSW and 5 others at Darling Harbour, Sydney.
2 days ago
🇬🇷 Greek-Australians have made an enormous contribution to Australia across many fields, including business, the arts, politics, the sciences, religion and broader community life. 🇬🇷 For 42 years the Greek Festival Of Sydney has been a chance to celebrate this contribution, to celebrate the broader Greek contribution to civilisation over the millennia, and to celebrate the theatre, music, food and fun of one of Australia’s largest and longest running cultural events. ... See MoreSee Less
🇳🇵 🇦🇺 Celebrating the golden jubilee of the thriving and vibrant Nepali diaspora in Australia - now our fastest growing diaspora, with 72,000 people in NSW with Nepali ancestry at the last census. 🇳🇵 🇦🇺 ... See MoreSee Less
Chris Minns has slashed $249 million out of palliative care funding across NSW, including funding for hospitals looking after terminally ill kids. Please sign our petition at stopthecuts.com.au to get this funding restored. ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you Mark for bringing this to our attention, cutting spending to palliative care is unconscionable and needs to be reinstated. I have signed the petition.
Minns government is disgraceful. I watched the budget estimate inquiries. Most of his minister could not answer questions by themselves but rely on the people sitting around them. Where does the fund cut from palliative care go to?