Speeches

Jubilee Community Services May High Tea

Friday, 27 September 2019

Speaker, I rise to inform the House of the outstanding fundraising activities of Jubilee Community Services.

The team at Jubilee Community Services hosted a May High Tea which raised over $3,400 for the Cancer Council. JCS subsequently topped up this amount to reach their $4,000 goal.

This is the highest amount that JCS have raised at any of their High Tea Events.

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Oatley Public School’s Jump Rope for Heart Fundraiser

Thursday, 26 September 2019

Speaker, I rise to acknowledge the great work of Oatley Public School students in their fundraising efforts for the Heart Foundation’s Jump Rope for Heart Initiative.

Jump Rope for Heart is a physical activity program for schools, which aims to encourage a positive attitude towards exercise, healthy eating and heart health. Skipping is a great way to engage children in a non-competitive physical activity, and this is an important way to combat heart, stroke and blood vessel disease.

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Georges River Brick Fair

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

Today I congratulate Oatley Public School on hosting the successful inaugural Georges River Brick Fair, which provides students with a brick pit play area, activities and competitions as well as Lego displays by the Sydney Lego User Group [SYDLug].

The event was attended by over 1,000 members of the public, and the kids' building competition received 55 entries.

The event was extremely successful and raised almost $9,000, which will be reinvested back into Oatley Public School.

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2019 Southern Sydney Volunteer of the Year Ceremony

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

I rise to congratulate the Centre for Volunteering on the success of their 2019 Southern Sydney Volunteer of the Year Ceremony, held on the 16th of August at the Tradies Club in Gymea.

The afternoon acknowledged the work of volunteers in our local community, with categories including Young Volunteer of the Year, Adult Volunteer of the Year, Senior Volunteer of the Year, Volunteer Team of the Year and the Southern Sydney Volunteer of the Year Award.

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