Speeches

John Tyler

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Speaker, I rise today to honour John Tyler who has been working alongside     St John’s Ambulance for over 35 years. This is a remarkable achievement and I thank John for all of his service to our community.

Within his role, John helps provide health services within the community which involves providing medical assistance and training to individuals. As a divisional officer, he also co-ordinates the training of other volunteers and in 2010 he played a crucial role in providing a youth program for the local region.

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Maronite Sports Day 2021

Tuesday, 04 May 2021

It is an honour to be here today to celebrate the Maronite Sports Day for 2021, on behalf of the Hon. Dr Geoff Lee MP, in his capacity as the Minister for Sport and Multiculturalism.

I am pleased to see so many wonderful members of the community coming together, not just to get active, but to build lifelong friendships. The Maronite community in NSW is growing and it is exciting to see that there are so many wonderful people joining together in faith before me.

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GWS Giants Iftar Dinner

Tuesday, 04 May 2021

It is an honour to be here on behalf of the Minister for Multiculturalism and Sport, Geoff Lee, as we come together this evening to celebrate Iftar. 

I can assure you that the Minister and I are devoted to supporting the AFL community wherever we can.

Iftar is the evening meal which symbolises the ending of the daily Ramadan fast at sunset. It is fantastic to see that so many people are joining together to mark this very special occasion here tonight.

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Cathy Nisbet

Tuesday, 04 May 2021

Speaker, I rise today to recognise an icon of our local community, Cathy Nisbet, who has been a critical part of local community organisations including Shopfront Arts and Kogarah Community Services.

Just before Christmas last year, Cathy left Shopfront Arts to peruse a role at Lost in Books in Fairfield. Cathy is an asset to our community and her ability to mentor talent and build up an organisation is second to none.

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