March 25, 2009
Legislative Council (Upper House)
That this Council recognises that the Armenian Genocide is one of the greatest crimes against humanity and -
I. joins the members of the Armenian-Australian community in honouring the memory of the innocent men, women and children who fell victim to this genocide;
II. condemns the genocide of the Armenians and all other acts of genocide as the ultimate act of racial, religious and cultural intolerance;
III. recognises the importance of remembering and learning from such dark chapters in human history to ensure that such crimes against humanity are not allowed to be repeated;
IV. acknowledges the significant humanitarian contribution made by the people of South Australia to the victims and survivors of the Armenian Genocide; and
V. calls on the Commonwealth Government to officially condemn the genocide of the Armenians.