2023 Petrie Volunteer Awards Morning Tea.

Saturday, 1 July 2023

I had the chance to celebrate the contribution of 26 outstanding volunteers in Petrie, who go above and beyond and always show service over self, at my annual Volunteer Awards Morning Tea. This event is an opportunity to highlight the unsung, and often unseen heroes of in our community.

Our special guest for the morning was Mara Basanovic, CEO of Volunteering Queensland who gave an uplifting and inspiring speech about the invaluable service the volunteering community provides to local organisations, Queensland, and Australia wide.
My congratulations to all those who received an award and work tireless to uplift the life of so many in our community. Wonderful members of organisations were awarded from:

  • Bracken Ridge Little Athletics
  • Zonta Club of Redcliffe
  • Repair Café Redcliffe Peninsula
  • Eildon Croquet Club Inc
  • Deception Bay Baptist Church
  • Rotary Club of Kippa-Ring/North Lakes
  • Aspley Hornets
  • Peninsula Cricket Club
  • Rotary Club of Redcliffe Sunrise
  • Redcliffe Bridge Club
  • Give a Child a Chance
  • Encircle
  • Ye Old Brass RSL Memorial Band Redcliffe
  • Redcliffe Dolphins Soccer Club
  • Justice’s of the Peace in the community
  • Hope Ventures – Mimi’s House
  • PCYC Redcliffe
  • Mango Hill Progress Association
  • Ridley Road Men’s Shed
  • Peninsula Palms
  • PCYC Deception Bay
  • Redcliffe Historical Society
  • Redcliffe Crime Stoppers

I’d like to thank all the volunteers in Petrie for making our community a better and brighter place. In my almost 10 years as the Federal Member, I have met a lot of volunteers, across many different organisations and your stories continually inspire me to represent you to the best of my ability.