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2021 Westfield Local Heroes

Hansard ID: HANSARD-1323879322-124127

Hansard session: Fifty-Seventh Parliament, First Session (57-1)

2021 Westfield Local Heroes

Mr MARK COURE (OatleyMinister for Multiculturalism, and Minister for Seniors)

——Speaker, I rise today to congratulate the 2021 Westfield Local Heroes in my local area. Speaker, every year a number of local leaders are nominated and voted for by their local areas under the Westfield Local Heroes program. To win the award, nominees must be an excellent community role model who makes a positive impact on their community or environment. Speaker, Lucillia Chan from the Hurstville Community Garden Association, Annette Mayne from the Reconnect Project and Sonya Sarkis from the Sweet Dreams Foundation are all perfect examples of what a good community role model should be. All three are well-deserving of this award as each of them in their own unique way have demonstrated their enthusiasm to make our community a better place. Speaker, Lucillia, Annette and Sonya will each receive a $10,000 grant to their affiliated organisations to help them improve and continue the work they do in our community. I want to congratulate all three of them and wish them the very best in their future endeavours.