Speeches

OEEGA NSW International Women's Day Event

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

I had the honour of attending the Organisation of Hellene and Hellene-Cypriot Women of Australia's International Women's Day luncheon on 8 March in Brighton‑Le‑Sands.

International Women's Day is a time to celebrate and acknowledge the accomplishments of the women in our lives, and the contribution they have made to society.

It was an honour to attend the event that paid tribute to four women in particular for their outstanding contributions to the Greek and Cypriot community.

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Peakhurst South Public 2020 School Leaders

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

I would like to congratulate the newly elected school leaders for 2020 at Peakhurst South Public School, one of the local primary schools in my electorate of Oatley.

To be elected as a school leader, is an opportunity for children to understand the qualities that make for a good leader as well as help students develop skills, such as confidence in public speaking, communication and leadership styles. Which are all important life skills, they will most certainly use and develop throughout High School and the work place.

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St George Netball Association

Tuesday, 15 September 2020

The New South Wales Government is dedicated to supporting local community sporting groups such as the St George Netball Association, who has recently received a $15,500 grant through the Community Building Partnership Program to help build new Storage Facilities.

The St George Netball Association organises the local Netball Tournament each year with 11 clubs competing across a variety of age groups and skill divisions.

The tournament provides girls with the opportunity from the age of 9 upwards to stay fit and active in a competitive environment with friends.

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Harmony Day

Tuesday, 15 September 2020

I acknowledge the success of this year's Harmony Day celebrations held right around the country.

This year is the twenty-first anniversary of Harmony Day. For many of us that will seem like a relatively short amount of time. When we say a tradition is 21 years old, we usually consider it to be a fairly new tradition. However, in the context of Harmony Day and cultural acceptance in Australia, 21 years seem like a lifetime.

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