17 December 1996
Chief Minister Stone participating in the Happy Migrant Learning Centre Christmas party 1996. The Centre is a Member of the Multicultural Council of the Northern Territory. Chief Minister Stone held the Ethnic Affairs portfolio throughout his Ministerial career. Shane Stone remained strongly committed to the Territory’s ethnic communities supporting a range of activities and funding proposals. Shane Stone was widely recognised by various clubs and organisations for his support and contribution. Josephine Stone nee Novak is a first generation Australian (Croatia | Slovenia) and Shane Stone’s late father Les Stone was a pioneer in migrant education in Wodonga and Bonegilla Migrant camp. See ‘Featured People’ Les Stone on the Stone Family side of the website.