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4 days ago

2024 SA Refugee Week!

Dear UNAASA Members and Friends,We are pleased to present the program for Refugee Week 2024.Attached, you will find the detailed schedule and information.We encourage your participation and support. ... See MoreSee Less

2024 SA Refugee Week!

Dear UNAASA Members and Friends,

We are pleased to present the program for Refugee Week 2024.

Attached, you will find the detailed schedule and information.

We encourage your participation and support.Image attachmentImage attachment
1 week ago

The Consulate of Italy in South Australia, in collaboration with the Department of the Premier and Cabinet, hosted on the 3 June a grand celebration for Italian National Day.

The event, held at the National Wine Centre of Australia, saw a distinguished assembly of attendees, including several key ministers: the Premier of South Australia, the Hon Peter Malinauskas MP, co-host of the event with the Consul, the Deputy Premier the Hon. Susan Close MP, the Minister for Multicultural Affairs the Hon. Zoe Bettison MP, who was also the MC for the event, the Minister for the Arts, the Hon Andrea Michaels MP, and many members of Parliament both from the Government and from the Opposition, highlighting the strong bilateral ties between Italy and the host country.Among the distinguished guests, Senator Francesco Giacobbe, from the Senate of the Republic of Italy, and the Defence Attaché at the Embassy of Italy in Australia, Colonnello Marco Bertoli.The gathering brought together many guests from various sectors, showcasing the diverse and vibrant Italian community. Prominent figures in education, business, and design were present.The highlight of the evening was a mesmerizing musical performance by the Pocket String Quartet directed by international renowned violinist Julian Ferraretto, featuring a special guest performance by the Consul of Italy himself who interpreted the popular classic of Ennio Morricone, Gabriel’s Oboe, on his soprano sax. The musical interlude added a personal touch to the event, delighting the guests and celebrating the rich cultural heritage of Italy.This year’s Italian National Day celebration not only strengthened diplomatic relations but also fostered a sense of community among attendees, reaffirming the enduring friendship between Italy and South Australia.UNAASA President Lidia Moretti represented UNAASA at this very special event. ... See MoreSee Less

The Consulate of Italy in South Australia, in collaboration with the Department of the Premier and Cabinet, hosted on the 3 June a grand celebration for Italian National Day.
The event, held at the National Wine Centre of Australia, saw a distinguished assembly of attendees, including several key ministers: the Premier of South Australia, the Hon Peter Malinauskas MP, co-host of the event with the Consul,  the Deputy Premier the Hon. Susan Close MP, the Minister for Multicultural Affairs the Hon. Zoe Bettison MP, who was also the MC for the event, the Minister for the Arts, the Hon Andrea Michaels MP, and many members of Parliament both from the Government and from the Opposition,  highlighting the strong bilateral ties between Italy and the host country.
Among the distinguished guests, Senator Francesco Giacobbe, from the Senate of the Republic of Italy, and the Defence Attaché at the Embassy of Italy in Australia, Colonnello Marco Bertoli.
The gathering brought together many guests from various sectors, showcasing the diverse and vibrant Italian community. Prominent figures in education, business, and design were present.
The highlight of the evening was a mesmerizing musical performance by the Pocket String Quartet directed by international renowned violinist Julian Ferraretto, featuring a special guest performance by the Consul of Italy himself who interpreted the popular classic of Ennio Morricone, Gabriel’s Oboe, on his soprano sax. The musical interlude added a personal touch to the event, delighting the guests and celebrating the rich cultural heritage of Italy.
This year’s Italian National Day celebration not only strengthened diplomatic relations but also fostered a sense of community among attendees, reaffirming the enduring friendship between Italy and South Australia.
UNAASA President Lidia Moretti represented UNAASA at this very special event.Image attachmentImage attachment+4Image attachment
2 weeks ago

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

World Environment Day is celebrated annually on 5 June and encourages awareness and action for the protection of the environment. It is supported by many non-governmental organizations, businesses, government entities, and represents the primary United Nations outreach day supporting the environment.World Environment Day puts a global spotlight on the pressing environmental challenges of our times. This UN international day has become the largest global platform for environmental outreach, with millions of people from across the world engaging to protect the planet and create a more sustainable World.Our Community in Action:Take a Bow Burnside Council at work for the Biodiversity Nursery whose dedicated volunteer team have been hard at work putting the final touches together for this year's Local Native Plant Giveaway, which opened Friday 31 May. With over 5,000 plants to choose from, there is something for everyone to beautify their garden! 🌼You can order your free native plants online from Friday 31 May at www.facebook.com/share/v/XfoHRBAGdrVDDCkq/?mibextid=0VwfS7 Our UNAASA member Denise Aldous has enjoyed being involved - watch Denise in the Video below.' ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

Ediacara Fossils: To find out more the following links give excellent background information.:

“First Life - Episode 1: Arrival” David Attenborough, 2010: youtu.be/bpAMofkm6ho&t=2160s<First Life - Attenborough.png>“Australia: The time Traveller’s Guide” ABC Documentary, 2012: youtu.be/UlhMBH6U8pU&t=2462s<Australia Time Traveller Guide.png>ABC News piece 2017: youtu.be/IlG3pLp0DD0<ABC Nicola Cage.png>ABC News 2023: youtu.be/rfyj6Tmkjeo ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

Dear Members and Friends of UNAASA,

We are celebrating WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY with a collaborative event with the University of Adelaide.Join us for this exciting Talk at Urrbrae House to hear from experts in the field of South Australia’s iconic and fossil-rich Flinders Ranges.This Fossil Site , The Nilpe­na Edi­acara Nation­al Park has become a destination site and an important asset to South Australia welcoming visitors world wide. It is one step closer to being declared one of Australia’s natural wonders on the UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE List.International visitors have included Sir David Attenborough who has visited on several occasions. ... See MoreSee Less

Dear Members and Friends of UNAASA,
We are celebrating WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY with a collaborative event with the University of Adelaide.
Join us for this exciting Talk at Urrbrae House to hear from experts in the field of South Australia’s iconic and fossil-rich Flinders Ranges.
This Fossil Site , The Nilpe­na Edi­acara Nation­al Park has become a destination site and an important asset to South Australia welcoming visitors world wide.
 It is one step closer to being declared one of Australia’s natural wonders on the UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE List.
International visitors have included Sir David Attenborough who has visited on several occasions.
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