On behalf of the Australian Government and the Australian people, I would like to extend our sincere condolences to those affected by the earthquake in Sichuan province, China on Saturday.
Our thoughts go out to the victims and their families in Ya'an city and surrounding areas.
As demonstrated during Sichuan's tragic earthquake in 2008, the Australian Government stands ready to assist in the recovery effort, should this be requested.
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