Speeches

St George Meals on Wheels

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

I acknowledge the great work of St George Meals on Wheels, which was established in 1967.

St George Meals on Wheels is a community-based organisation that provides meals to the St George area, including my electorate of Oatley.

It offers a variety of meals to assist people who are frail, aged or disabled to live and stay at home and to ensure that their family or other caregivers are supported in their role.

For many years I have been fortunate to volunteer as a "runner" for Meals on Wheels, which involves delivering meals to the doorstep.

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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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St George District Athletics Club

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

I inform the House of the fantastic work of the St George District Athletics Club as it approaches its centenary in 2021. Athletics currently has over 35,000 participants across the country and has produced some of Australia's greatest sporting legends, including Betty Cuthbert and Cathy Freeman. With track and field events ranging from long-distance running to high jump to shotput to javelin, athletics is a sport that accommodates all skill sets and ability levels.

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Lugarno Progress Association

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

 On 3 August I had the pleasure of attending the "Say no to single-use plastic" campaign launched by the Lugarno Progress Association.

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