We are here today to grieve and to remember. We are here, all of us, assembled with you who have lost so much.
The Governor, Mrs Hurley, the Premier, so many of our state and federal parliamentary colleagues.
All of us here, standing with you, sharing your loss.
It was an ordinary day forty years ago when the 6.09 from Mt Victoria set off for the city, picking up nearly 500 busy commuters along the way.