Austrian ambassador honours Holocaust victims and families with olive tree planting

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
May 27 2022 - 7:30pm
Austrian ambassador Wolfgang Strohmayer and Israeli ambassador Amir Maimon with Anna Burger and Edan Schonberger, who are descendents of Austrian victims of national socialism. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Descendants of Austrian Holocaust survivors and victims were honoured with the planting of a new olive tree in the Forrest embassy, serving as a reminder to address intolerance and racism in society.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.

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