NAIDOC Flag Raising at Toowoomba Police Station

Continuing a long tradition


16 July 2018

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Toowoomba Police continued a long tradition of honouring the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community through NAIDOC week with a flag raising ceremony on Wednesday, July 11.

The ceremony began at 10am with a Smoking Ceremony led by Alan Martin and continued with a heartfelt speech by Superintendent Mark Kelly, District Officer for Darling Downs.

The flag raising ceremony saw, all three flags raised with a minute silence for past Elders.

 

Image Supplied: Superintendent Mark Kelly, District Officer for Darling Downs

 

Image Supplied: Flag raising ceremony

After the flag raising ceremony, Senior PLO Glen Waters was presented with his 20-year service medal which created a very heartwarming and unique factor to the event.

 

Image Supplied: Senior PLO Glen Waters

Thank you to the members of the Toowoomba community that joined us and celebrated NAIDOC week.

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