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Commemorative services to mark the 20th anniversary of the 2002 Bali bombings

On the 12th of October, Australia commemorated the anniversary of the 2002 Bali bombings which tragically took 202 lives, including 88 Australians and 38 Indonesians and injured many more.

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator the Hon Penny Wong, hosted a memorial service at Parliament House at 10am in Canberra, to mark the anniversary.

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Victims’ families, survivors, and first responders were joined by the Governor General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), and former Prime Minister, the Hon John Howard OM AC.

Veteran journalist Ray Martin AM was the master of ceremonies.

A smaller commemorative ceremony was also held at the Australian Consulate-General in Bali attended by Assistant Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Tim Watts MP.

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Senator the Hon Penny Wong laying a wreath to mark the 20th anniversary of the 2002 Bali bombings in Canberra.

Senator the Hon Penny Wong laying a wreath in Canberra to mark the 20th anniversary of the 2002 Bali bombings.

The Hon Tim Watts MP laying a wreath at Bali Commemoration Services in Bali

The Hon Tim Watts MP laying a wreath in Bali to mark the 20th anniversary of the 2002 Bali bombings.

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