Bushfire Condolence Motion

Thursday, 06 February 2020

I thank the Premier and the Deputy Premier for the opportunity to contribute to this condolence motion, I feel a sense of helplessness in doing so. Helplessness because the words said in this House mean little to the brave 25 men and women who lost their lives this summer. Helplessness because these condolences will not rebuild the 2,400 homes lost and nor will the wildlife and livestock be brought back to life.

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Graduation Mass and Awards- St Joseph's Oatley

Wednesday, 05 February 2020

Speaker, I rise to inform the house of the St Joseph's Primary School's graduation mass and award ceremony, held on the 16th of December.

School award ceremonies are a highlight of my year and as a former student, St Joseph's ceremony is particularly special.

I have a strong connection with the school and parish, which was strengthened by my nephew, Maverick, starting at St Joseph's this year!

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New Medical Interns at St George Hospital

Tuesday, 04 February 2020

The House has heard me boast many times about the Government's investment into St George Hospital.

However, even amongst the hundreds of millions of dollars in upgrades, my favourite part of St George remains its people.

That is why, on 23 January, I was delighted to welcome 71 new medical interns to the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District.

All of these interns have worked extremely hard to reach this point in their medical career and deserve to be commended as such.

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Tribute to Richard Orton

Tuesday, 04 February 2020

It is with a heavy heart that I inform the House of the passing of a much-loved member of my local community, Richard Orton.

Richard was a stalwart of the St George Australian Football Club, holding many positions over a number of years.

More importantly, he is remembered as a great friend of many. My memory of Richard is that of a selfless man who gave tirelessly to others.

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