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ESALG member Faith Baisden was honoured to receive an invitation to represent the group at the reception for Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh at Parliament House Canberra last October. Among the large crowd that filled the Great Hall for the event, Faith just missed out on an introduction to Her Majesty, but managed to chat with Prince Phillip. In a relaxed conversation, Prince Phillip was hoping that with a connection to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages, Faith could perhaps translate the songs of Geoffrey Gurrumul who provided the entertainment for the evening. Faith Baisden at Parliament House

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