Condolences

Sarah Riach:

You will be missed forever Craig Tanner by all of us - forever. I will always watch over your loves - I promise.

Rachel Tanner:

We will never forget you Craig Tanner - the boys and I will love you until the end of time

Rebecca Dugan:

My condolences to all who have lost loved ones and friends at work. Every worker has the right to be healthy and safe.

Liza Dean:

My deepest condolences to the families, friends, and colleagues who have lost a loved one as a result of a workplace incident or dust disease. My thou...

Leanne Gibson:

Sincere condolences to those who have lost loved ones in the workplace. Sending love and strength to you and your families.

Brian and Elaine Connell:

Remembering Todd Connell

Mathew Lean:

Thoughts to those who have lost loved ones at work on this day of remembrance and reflection on why we continue to strive to improve workplace safety ...

Brooke Newstead:

Remembering those who never came home from work, and sending strength and love to their families.

Michael Preston:

Thinking of those lost at work and their loved ones impacted, today and everyday.

Ian Francis:

My brother in law Max was killed while doing his job at work on January 27th this year. Max is deeply missed. Max should have come home that Wednesd...

Mark Buttigieg:

Every worker has a right to expect that they come home safe from work each day. Any workplace death or injury is unacceptable and the memory of those ...

Kevin Anderson, Minister for Better Regulation:

Today on the International Day of Mourning, we pause to remember those who have lost their lives at work.
Everyone deserves to return home at t...

Jihad Dib MP:

Thank you for this important commemoration. We can't forget the lives lost in the course of work. We've got to do all we can to ensure that...

Trish Doyle – Member for Blue Mountains; Shadow Minister for Emergency Services; Shadow Minister for the Prevention of Domestic Violence:

For all workers who never returned home at the end of their day or shift; for the families and friends who still mourn; to our unions who care - we ...

Jenny Leong MP:

Sending thoughts and strength to all of those who have lost family, loved ones, friends, colleagues and comrades at work. Workplaces need to be safe a...

Leslie Gibbs NSWNMA:

All workers have a right to a safe workplace -
Condolences to all those who have lost loved ones through workplace incidents and illness -

Elizabeth, Robert and Stephen Harley:

ALLAN, Our hearts still ache, you were taken so young, you will always be in our Hearts and SADLY MISSED RIP. our Lovely SON and Brother x

Heather Ranclaud:

I lost my son after an incident at Caroona NSW...our hearts are broken. We miss him every day.

Helen Bellette:

I would like to express my deepest condolences to all who have lost family, friends and comrades to workplace accidents. Everyone has the right to a s...

Mikael:

Thinking of all the workers who lost their lives at work, and the families who mourn them.

Belinda McKean:

Every life lost in a workplace incident is a tragedy and impacts so many in the short and long term. We must never lose sight of the importance of WHS...

Ross, Karen and Laura Paxton:

Our beautiful son Darby (18 years) was taken from us in 2020. So proud of our young man. You are in our hearts and thoughts always. We speak you name ...

Rebekah Haywood:

My Father Max Haywood lost his life on the worksite 3 months ago, I still can't believe he still isn't coming home. He was taken way too soo...

Ross, Karen and Laura Paxton:

Our beautiful son Darby (18 years) was taken from us in 2020. So proud of our young man. You are in our hearts and thoughts always. We speak you name ...

Russell Schokman:

Remembering Brian Schokman, Gordon Schokman, Anne Schokman, Mervyn Da Silva.

Senator Deborah O’Neill:

I send my sincere condolences to all the families who spoke up and whose stories are at the heart of the parliamentary report below. I continue to rai...

Meagan McCool:

My condolences to all the families who have lost loved ones. Everyone who goes to work should deserve to come home safe. We all have a part to play in...

Sascha Newton – Manager SafeWork NSW:

Thinking of all the families whose loved ones went to work and never returned home. Devastating loss, heartbreaking pain. May workplaces across the ...

Sarah Nicholson:

Condolences to all those who have lost loved ones through workplace incidents/illness. My thoughts are with you.

Brian and Elaine Connell:

Remembering Todd Connell

Colin Drane:

Every worker has the right to be safe at work. No more excuses. Fight for the memory of the those lost, and to protect all workers now, and in the f...

Tracey Haywood:

Taken way too soon, I miss you everyday, wishing you were still here :(

Antoniette Cassaniti:

Christopher, like you and so many others, your life was taken so sudden and so tragically. We pray for your soul to rest and fly high as we continue t...

Tanya Pick:

Sadly taken to soon and missed by many.
Remembering you always.

Kate and Alicia Bures:

Forever missing our loving and beautiful son and brother Adam James Bures who went to work on March 19th 2018 and never came home again. You left a ma...

Wendy Bushell:

As a society we should be able see and help each other better. The losses for whatever work related should have been avoided.

Jacci Quinlivan (Wife of Lyndon Quinlivan):

Our beautiful family man, taken way too soon. We will forever fight for justice and accountability in your honour and to ensure no other family needs ...

Sharbelle Munn:

Thinking today of all the workers who have lost their lives, and the families and friends who mourn them. One life lost is one life too many.

Stuart Kaiser:

Mark Kaiser was lost in the Gretley Tragedy of 1996. Thoughts go out to all families who have had a loved one not return from work.

Kate Lee:

Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA together with partner unions and community organisations globally send this message of condolences to those families who have ...

June La Praik:

My condolences to all the people who have lost loved ones. My thoughts are with them.
I hope that this event can allow people to stop, think a...

Adam Searle:

Today is the International Day of Mourning when - across the world - we stop to remember all those who lost their life in accidents at work or from a ...

Jennifer Hepper:

My dear husband who lost his life to mesothelioma in 2013.
💙💙💕 Joseph Hepper 💕💙💙

Zina Newling:

Allan Newling
Missed every day
A Good Man

The Todhunter family:

In memory of our beloved husband, father and "Poppy". Taken far too soon in a situation that should have been prevented. Deeply missed and r...

Fiona Millington:

I offer my condolences to the families and loved ones of our brave Nurses who lost their lives in service to the community. They died keeping us safe...

Jacci Quinlivan:

For my hero husband and our amazing dad. We love you and will never stop fighting for you xxoo

Mapa & Mafi:

May you continue sleep in peace brother John Morningside

Mapa & Mafi:

Its seems like yesterday but four years now...May you continue sleep in peace brother John Morningside...

Mapa & Mafi:

Its seems like yesterday but four years now...May you continue sleep in peace brother John Morningside...

Anthony D’Adam MLC:

I would like to express my deepest condolences to all those who have lost friends and loved ones to workplace accidents. Everyone who goes to work des...

jroden@nswnma.asn.au:

Please accept my condolences if you are a person or a family who has lost loved ones from work -related accidents. I can never fully appreciate your o...

Kayleen Anne Deguara (nee Whitham).:

My deepest sympathy to all who have died while at work. You have made the ultimate sacrifice as a functional member of society, for that I thankyou.

Tanya Brown:

Thank you for your dedication

Shannon Morris:

My deepest sympathies to you and your family.

Simone Blake:

Thankyou for your courage , thankyou for your commitment in the face of adversity you are inspirational xxx

Simone Blake:

Thankyou for your courage , thankyou for your commitment in the face of adversity you are inspirational xxx

Virginia O’Bree:

To all nurse who have died around the world as a result of caring for those with COVID-19, we remember you and always will.

Rita Mallia State President NSW CFMEU:

CFMEU Remembering all those lost a work including Steven Gurr

Rita Mallia State President NSW CFMEU:

CFMEU Remembering all who have been lost including Max Haywood

Rita Mallia State President NSW CFMEU:

CFMEU remembering all those lost including Terry Hennessy

Rita Mallia State President NSW CFMEU:

CFMEU Remembering all those lost including Mathieu Linares Lopez

Rita Mallia State President NSW CFMEU:

CFMEU remembering all those lost including Christopher Cassaniti

Sue Ryan:

My husband Michael Buster Ryan went to work on Tuesday 13th October 2020 and didn’t come home, sustaining life threatening injuries in a work place ...

Aine. Colin and Rebecca Gliddon:

Dearest David, we miss you so much every day. Next Wednesday you would be 40. We will greet the dawn above your favourite climbing place and remember...

Tim Crakanthorp MP:

Today I am pausing to remember those we have lost as a result of their work.
Everyone who goes to work should not only return home safe, but al...

Deb:

our sympathies to all the families who have lost loved ones who were just going to work and doing their job. Our thoughts are with you. Deb and Bob ...

Paul Carey:

15 years have passed but not one day when we think or talk about you.

Georgia Webb:

There are no words to describe how much I miss you... and not a day goes by I don't think of you and all the memories and dreams we made... I cou...

Yasmin Catley MP, Deputy NSW Labor Leader:

Nobody should worry that their partner, parent or child will go to work one day and never return home. We stop today to remember all those who've...

Penny Sharpe MLC:

I join with everyone here today to give my deepest condolences for your loss and the loss sustained by your family. I commit to continuing the campaig...

Ellen & Phil Haynes:

Timothy (Mim) Haynes 1979 - 2009
Our beautiful son, brother, uncle and friend to many taken from us far too young. Sadly missed, loved and fo...

john koch:

Too many workers have not returned home from work. In 1963 together with an ambulance paramedic we tried to resuscitate a worker. He had been crush...

Kevin Boyd:

To all those who kissed a loved one goodbye as they left to provide a nurturing and prosperous home for their family. To those who looked forward to m...

Kendall Horrocks:

Offering my sincerest condolences to all who have lost loved one in what should be safe places, as my Jewish Friends appropriately say “may her/his ...

Toni Adler:

Peace be with you and your loved ones. Your loss and suffering are not without meaning. You are not a statistic to me. You are my motivation and pur...

Robert and Patrizia Cassaniti:

Christopher .. in memory of your life so beautifully lived that was taken too soon.. a heart so deeply loved and a smile that is greatly missed .

Carmel:

Thinking of all those who went to work and never came home, you are always in our hearts.

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Program

International Day of Mourning Wednesday 28 April 2021

11.55am Amazing Grace hymn by musicians Liam Burrows and Jodi Cohen as people are joining

12 midday Opening of the ceremony:

Welcome to Country

Welcome:

Honoured Guests

Representing the NSW Opposition

International Day of Mourning Service presided by:

One minute’s silence held in remembrance of those we have lost. Representing the Families

Poem ‘Memory Lines’ and Reflection time

Musicians play ‘Hallelujah’ and ‘Ave Maria’

Close of Ceremony

Closing Hymn by musician Veronika Lawson ‘Time After Time’