Hon. Anthony Byrne, Member of the Australian Parliament, attends the Irreechaa held in Melbourne

(A4), 5 October 2014) Hon. Anthony Byrne, Member of the Australian Parliament, attends the Irreecha (Oromo Thanksgiving) held in Melbourne, Australia, on October 5, 2014.

He reflects on his Facebook as follows:

“Wonderful to attend the Oromo Community’s Irreechaa or Thanksgiving ritual yesterday. As part of Irreechaa it is in Oromo tradition to gather at the river banks and lakes shores to give thanks to the almighty Waaqaa for all the blessings throughout past years and ask for Araaraa (Reconciliation), Nagaa (Peace), Walooma (Harmony) and Finnaa (Holistic Development) for the past, the present and the future. #ThisIsAustralia ”




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The aim of Advocacy for Oromia-A4O is to advocate for the people’s causes to bring about beneficial outcomes in which the people able to resolve to their issues and concerns to control over their lives. Advocacy for Oromia may provide information and advice in order to assist people to take action to resolve their own concerns. It is engaged in promoting and advancing causes of disadvantaged people to ensure that their voice is heard and responded to. The organisation also committed to assist the integration of people with refugee background in the Australian society through the provision of culturally-sensitive services.

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