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Aunty Dot Peters' wreath

The gum leaf wreath artwork by Nina Kelabora is inspired by the late Aunty Dot Peters AM, who laid a gum leaf wreath at the Shrine each year. 

The colours of the leaves are the same as those found in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags. Individual leaves, sitting side by side, proudly represent Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal soldiers who have served and continue to serve as equals in the Australian Defence Force.

Aunty Dot Peters' wreath 
Reproduced courtesy the Peters family, Nina Kelabora and First Peoples State Relations

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