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g-oz celebrated at farewell ceremony

Girls from Oz was celebrated by Prime Minister Tony Abbott in his farewell speech for Her Excellency The Honorable Dame Quentin Bryce on Tuesday.

"Your passion nevertheless has been for the advancement of women, young people and education. On one occasion you invited Girls from Oz a performing arts group from remote communities to what they called a sleepover at Admiralty House and their joy was so complete they promptly danced on the harbourside lawn for the benefit of passing sailors."

Prime Minister Tony Abbott at Her Excellency Governor General Quentin Bryce’s farewell ceremony in Canberra.