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JANE PRENTICE MP, Federal Member for Ryan

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08 February, 2016
Mrs PRENTICE (Ryan) (12:09): I move: That this House: (1) notes that Vietnam Veterans Day: (a) is held on 18 August every year; (b) commemorates the service and sacrifice of the almost 60,000 Australians who served in the Vietnam War, inc...Read more Read more
04 February, 2016
Mrs PRENTICE (Ryan) (15:05): My question is to the Minister for Veterans Affairs. Minister, as you know, Ryan is home to many service men and women. What is the government doing to support ADF members and help veterans and their families cope with t...Read more Read more
04 February, 2016
Mrs PRENTICE (Ryan) (09:32): I rise to speak about Wounded Heroes—a not-for-profit charity organisation in our community which is providing invaluable support for our Defence Force personnel—and I wish to thank them for the honour of mak...Read more Read more
10 November, 2015
Mrs PRENTICE (Ryan) (10:12): I move: That this House: (1) recognises that Wednesday 11 November marks Remembrance Day, the 97th anniversary of the Armistice which ended World War I; (2) commemorates the sacrifice of the more than 60,0...Read more Read more
08 November, 2015
Remembrance Day Services in Ryan
Every year at 11am on the eleventh day of the eleventh month Australians pause to remember those who have lost their lives or suffered for Australia’s cause in all wars and armed conflicts. On Remembrance Day we especially honour the more than 102,000 Australians who have made the ultimate sa... Read more
20 October, 2015
Mrs PRENTICE (Ryan) (13:37): I rise to pay tribute to the War Widows' Guild of Australia, who this year celebrated their 70th anniversary. Since 1945 the guild has served as a place for women to come together, support each other and lobby for all ma...Read more Read more
07 September, 2015
If the Anzacs at Gallipoli created the legendary Australian fighting spirit, then the war in the Pacific only served to further enhance it. On VP Day, we commemorate all those who served and who died defending Australia as well as all those who contr...Read more Read more
20 August, 2015
Mrs PRENTICE (Ryan) (10:07): As Australians, we owe a debt of gratitude to the men and women who defend our nation. As a government, we owe it to them to fund the training, equipment and support that they need to carry out their duties. But just as ...Read more Read more
19 August, 2015
It has been said that Gallipoli created a nation but Kokoda saved a nation. At Gallipoli we fought for the British Empire, but at Kokoda we fought for Australia. The men who fought on the Kokoda Track showed courage, mateship, endurance and sacrif...Read more Read more
25 May, 2015
Vietnam fallen to come home
  Federal Member for Ryan, Jane Prentice has praised the Government’s offer to bring home the bodies of our servicemen who lost their lives in the Vietnam War. The families of these men will be offered the opportunity to have their bodies repatriated with full military honours. Mrs Pr... Read more
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