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Debates Day 1 - Tuesday 23 May 1995



Debates Day 1 - Tuesday 23 May 1995

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Parliamentary Record 11


Debates for 7th Assembly 1994 - 1997; ParliamentNT; Parliamentary Record; 7th Assembly 1994 - 1997




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DEBATES - Tuesday 23 May 1995 sponsored in the Darwin area by the Rotary Club of Darwin North in 1979. I was very pleased to be invited to present the award winners with their plaques and to make a short address on the pride of workmanship and its importance to the future development of the Northern Territory. There were 9 awardees together with a Vocational Service Award. Mr Deputy Speaker, I seek leave to table the names, occupations and the name of the employer of each of the awardees for incorporation and printing in Hansard. Leave granted. PRIDE OF WORKMANSHIP AWARDS Awardee Occupation Employer Vicki Botterell Set Out & Pre Plan officer CFM Joinery Michael Gaff Workshop Foreman Shade Works Lyn Sellers Sales Coordinator Darwin Cheap Foods Janice Holloway Sales Manager Darwin Cheap Foods Simon Butler Commercial Territory Television Director & Editor Kylie Post Commercial Territory Television Director & Editor Peter Bond Horticulturist Northern Territory University Graham Pudney Manager - Meat Unit Rite Price Supermarket VOCA TIONAL SER VICE A WARD Dr Nandor Jaross Ophthalmologist Mr Deputy Speaker, I commend the Rotary Club of Darwin North and its president, Richard Woods, for a very successful evening and I include there Bemie Plew, the clubs vocational service director. I invite honourable members to join with me in congratulating these fine Territorians on their special achievements. I was very pleased to be invited to launch the 1995 NT Volunteer Awards at Casuarina in March this year. The Northern Territory Council for Volunteering, under the chairmanship of Katrina Fong Lim, acts as an umbrella organisation for those many diverse community groups that rely essentially on volunteers to function. The council not only provides moral and general support, but has assisted with training programs that make for the more effective use of volunteers time. Indeed, I challenge members in this Chamber to find me a community-based organisation that does not run essentially on the contribution of volunteers. I expect to say more about our volunteers this week. Their organisations span the arts, recreation, the environment, health and welfare, and emergency and community services. The 1995 NT Volunteer Awards picked up the threads from an earlier award system that recognised the effort of outstanding Territorians. Under the new system, the 1994 Volunteer 3601

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