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Mary Bourke

Hansard ID: HANSARD-1323879322-136691

Hansard session: Fifty-Eighth Parliament, First Session (58-1)

Mary Bourke

Mr MARK COURE (Oatley)

—Speaker, I rise to thank and recognise Mary Bourke, President of the Association of Independent Retirees, St George Branch. Mary recently announced her retirement from the organisation. I've had the privilege of working closely alongside Mary during my time In Parliament. She is one of the most hardworking and dedicated members of my community that I have had the privilege of meeting. As President of the organisation, her role entailed working with locals aged 50+ who are, or plan to be, self-funded during their retirement. She continued to advocate for issues that are important to retirees, and her work was nothing short of phenomenal. I would like to recognise the new Branch President, Phill Scott, who will continue to develop on the great things that Mary achieved during her time. Phill is an excellent candidate for the role, and I wish him well moving forward. I look forward to continuing to work alongside the Association of Independent Retirees in St George and wish Mary the very best in her future endeavours.