Members statement – Anzac Day – 7 May

Mr NORTHE (Morwell) — On 25 April every year we pay tribute to those who have lost their lives in the tragedy of war and remember the Anzac legacy of courage, mateship and sacrifice. This Anzac day was of special significance for Australians as it marked the Anzac centenary — 100 years since the landing at Gallipoli in World War I.…

Members statement – Jessi McEwan – 7 May

Mr NORTHE — I also wish to commend Jessi McEwan of Morwell for her recent success at the Young Achiever Awards in recognition of her culinary skills. Jessi, at just 21 years of age, recently received the Academy Graphics Regional Achiever Award at Etihad Stadium. She has previously been selected to be Australia’s first young chef ambassador…

Members statement – Neil Akers – 14 April

Mr NORTHE — While I am talking about community service, I also congratulate Neil Akers on being honoured for his 45 years of service with Ambulance Victoria. That is a fantastic achievement for Neil, recognising his dedication, duty and commitment to the safety and wellbeing of the general community. Neil began his career in 1970 with Ambulance…