Tasmania and South Sudan
- July 2011: Tasmania Minister for Community Development, Cassy O’Connor attends independence day celebrations.
- Ms. O'Connor said,'It is a rare and special thing that in our day and age we are able to bear witness to such a turning point in the life of a nation and its people.'
- 'The Tasmanian Government is committed to building strong communities that give Tasmanians the support they need to be the best they can be.'
- This event was organised by the Sudanese Community Association of Tasmania Inc having been successful in receiving $500 from the Premier’s Sundry Grant for event expenses.