Local Legends

Local Legends
  • 31st October 2017

    There are many young people in Lake Macquarie who are doing great things in our community, often unseen and unheralded. The effort of six Year 10 students from Toronto High School who recently completed

    ... more
  • 30th October 2017

    I wish to acknowledge South Lake Macquarie Amateur Sailing Club for the remarkable work they do in our local community. The club, which sails out of Sunshine on the southern shores of Lake Macquarie,

    ... more
  • 28th September 2017

    The Lake Macquarie community is very proud of its returned service men and women, and none more so than Dave Edmond of Wangi Wangi. The Vietnam veteran was recently awarded life membership of the National

    ... more
  • 28th September 2017

    It is with great sadness that I inform the House that Lake Macquarie lost one of its finest at the weekend with the passing Robert "Dutchy" Holland. His sporting achievements on the world

    ... more
  • 28th September 2017

    I acknowledge the achievements of Dylan Bolch, who is a wonderful example of the fantastic young tradespeople we have in Lake Macquarie. From the suburb of Woodrising, Dylan is a 22-year-old welder

    ... more
  • 13th August 2017

    I recently had the great privilege of attending the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Itji-Marru Aboriginal Resource Centre at Morisset High School, which I am very pleased to acknowledge in the Parliament

    ... more
  • 2nd August 2017

    By leave: I acknowledge an extraordinary group which brings smiles to the faces of many people with special needs in my community. In 2002 a group of nine families headed by John and Carolyn Thoroughgood

    ... more
  • 2nd August 2017

    Today I pay tribute to an extraordinary Lake Macquarie woman who has not only conquered her disability but also the sporting world. Marilyn Mills from Morisset was born with a genetic eye disease.

    ... more
  • 2nd August 2017

    I inform the House of the silver lining that emerged over Lake Macquarie from the 2016 Rio Olympics. Last Friday morning people from around my electorate cheered home three local champions who won

    ... more
  • 2nd August 2017

    I acknowledge a wonderful organisation that has not only served the children of my electorate for more than 50 years but also encapsulates the true meaning of community spirit. The Peter Pan Preschool

    ... more