Monthly Archives: March 2017

Another Successful Burgmann Fair!

ADJOURNMENT – 30 March 2017 Madam Speaker, it gives me great pleasure to rise today to commend the Friends, Parents, Students and Staff of Burgmann Anglican School for volunteering so much of their time and effort in organising a wonderful, fun and successful community fair last Friday afternoon. Widely dubbed as one of the most…
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The Bundian Way

Adjournment speech: Sharing Stories 28 March, 2017 On Sunday, this week, I had the pleasure of attending the Sharing Stories, run by the committee on racial equality, at the Friends Quaker Meeting House. John Blay spoke about the Bundian Way, and shared stores of early interactions between First Nations people, and the early settlers in…
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ACT Seniors Week, 2017

I want to take a moment to speak about the fact that Seniors Week occurred in Canberra this/last week. The importance of senior’s week is the recognition of the contribution seniors make to the ACT scene, one which cannot be underestimated. It is about celebrating older people and their continuing contribution to family, friends, workplaces…
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Commending Tjillari Justice

  I would like to bring to the attention of the Assembly the plight of the Tjillari Justice Aboriginal Corporation, one of the many organisations with limited income who have relied heavily on SHOUT and their services. With reference to the disappointing result from today's motion, I would like to highlight the wonderful work of…
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