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MEANINGFUL: Sergeant Anne Dufficy, Cadet Seaman Tegan Weise and Lance Bombardier John Murphy raise the Torres Strait Islander, Australian and Aboriginal flags during the Yamanto Police Station NAIDOC Week flag-raising ceremony.
MEANINGFUL: Sergeant Anne Dufficy, Cadet Seaman Tegan Weise and Lance Bombardier John Murphy raise the Torres Strait Islander, Australian and Aboriginal flags during the Yamanto Police Station NAIDOC Week flag-raising ceremony. Claudia Baxter

POLICE and members of the Australian Defence Force showed their respect to the nation's indigenous people with Monday's NAIDOC flag-raising ceremony outside the Yamanto Police Station.

This year's theme, Serving Country: Centenary and Beyond, was focussed on honouring all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women who served with honour and pride in defence of their nation.

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