(Minghui.org) The largest annual community event on the Gold Coast, the 2018 Pacific Pines Winterfest welcomed over 6,000 attendees on July 22.

The local Falun Dafa group held a booth at the event and received great support from visitors, including Ms. Meaghan Scanlon, MP of Queensland.

Ms. Meaghan Scanlon, MP of Queensland, with Falun Dafa practitioners.

MP Scanlon has shown support for Falun Dafa on multiple occasions. She visited practitioners' booth at the Winterfest and took a brochure on the latest investigation results of the China Organ Harvest Research Center (COHRC). She said she looked forward to reading more about it.

Luke, who works in MP Scanlon's office, also visited the booth, taking time to view the photo display and express his support.

Luke, a staff member for MP Scanlon, with Falun Dafa practitioners

Mr. Peter Young, Gold Coast City Councillor, visited the Falun Dafa booth and was glad to see practitioners participating in the city's program to promote healthy living. He said he would like to help them establish a Falun Dafa exercise site in his district. He also took some informational materials for his office staff.

Falun Dafa practitioners demonstrate the exercises on stage at Pacific Pines Winterfest 2018.

Organizers of the event invited the Falun Dafa group to demonstrate the exercises and give an introduction. The host of the event encouraged the audience members to find out more about this traditional cultivation practice for the improvement of mind and body.