Call to recognise South Sea Islanders

Author:Jessica Grewal

Publication: The Advocate

THE plight of South Sea Islanders, whose blood and sweat helped grow the North Coast's banana and sugar cane industries, has been marked in NSW Parliament.

In a rare show of unity, North Coast Minister Don Page joined Sydney Independent MP Alex Greenwich in calling for the house to recognise August 25 as Australian South Sea Islander Recognition Day.

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