Speeches

Knights of St George Heart Association

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Today I speak about the fantastic work of the Knights of St George Heart Association, a vital community group that works in support of the cardiothoracic unit at St George Hospital. Cardiothoracic surgery is a field of medicine that performs complex operations that generally treat conditions of both the heart and lungs. Some of the procedures performed by these surgeons include coronary artery bypass surgery and aortic surgery, as well as diaphragmatic repair surgery. The association was formed in 1985, at the same time as the cardiothoracic unit at St George Hospital.

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St George Community Transport

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

I congratulate St George Community Transport, one of the most impactful organisations in our local area, on another successful year. St George Community Transport provides transport services to some of the most vulnerable members in our community who would otherwise have difficulty transporting themselves. This includes the frail, elderly, those with disability, their carers and a wide range of others. St George Community Transport has grown to a team of 30 employees and more than 70 volunteers, something that seemed unimaginable after its humble beginning.

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2019 Excellence in Early Childhood Education Awards

Saturday, 26 October 2019

Good evening everyone, it is an honour to be here tonight on behalf of the Premier, who sends her regards and congratulations.

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Small Business Month

Thursday, 24 October 2019

During Small Business Month I wish to emphasise the importance of small businesses and to inform the House about what this Government is doing to support them. The St George community, my local community, boasts an array of successful small businesses which contribute to a healthy local economy. As a former small business owner I understand the concerns that owners have and the pressures that they are under.

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