Legislative Council: Thursday, March 21, 2024



Dom Polski Centre

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. J.S. Lee:

That this council—

1. Congratulates the Dom Polski Centre for reaching its golden jubilee anniversary and notes the centre as the heartbeat of the Polish community since the foundation stone was laid on 29 December 1972;

2. Recognises the proud history of Dom Polski Centre as the community hub that plays a significant role in the Polish community through its mission to ‘promote Poland and Polish language, culture, tradition, and history for present and future generations’ and to foster Polish-Australian business enterprises;

3. Acknowledges the outstanding contributions and dedication of founding members, community leaders, current and past presidents, committee members, volunteers, cultural dance groups and supporters of the Dom Polski Centre for organising programs, courses and events that promote Polish and Polish-Australian culture and accomplishments and for maintaining a repository of artifacts, archival materials, works of art, and publications;

4. Highlights the Dom Polski Centre as an iconic function venue in Adelaide that fosters inclusive community engagement and multicultural partnerships by hosting festivals and special events for the Polish community as well as serving the broader multicultural community; and

5. Reflects on the achievements and legacy of the Dom Polski Centre over the last 50 years and wishes the centre and members of the Polish community every success and a bright future ahead as they enter a new chapter.

(Continued from 21 February 2024.)

The Hon. J.S. LEE (Deputy Leader of the Opposition) (16:57): While there are no contributions, I believe that all members in this chamber have agreed to the motion and I thank all of them for their support. I commend the motion.

Motion carried.