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Victorian Multicultural Awards for Excellence 2018

'As every area of civic and community life in Victoria is touched by some element of multiculturalism, every Victorian is touched by your generosity.'
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2018 Premier's Volunteer Champions Awards

'I know that many of you will feel humbled or embarrassed by this attention today, but you shouldn’t.'
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Athenaeum Club Fathers' and Daughters' Dinner

'Of course, in the 1860s, married women were not expected to work. (At least not for money. They always did plenty of unpaid work.)'
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Women and Health Brea

'So, there are some social obstacles to overcome: time constraints, and a distorted image of what exercise should look like.'
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Citizenship Ceremony

'Almost half of us in Victoria were born overseas or, like me, had one parent born overseas. It makes this State a wonderful portrait of diversity.'
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Ballarat Civic Reception

'I have been struck by just how enriched you are by your majestic history, and yet how focused you are on the contemporary and future needs of your region.'
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Orygen's 25th Anniversary Morning Tea

'It is sobering to understand that as many as one in four young people will experience a mental illness at some time in their youth.'
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Opening Cairnmillar Institute's New Campus

'The number of people you have counselled over those years is impressive. Last year alone, saw 10,000 counselling sessions.'
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Victoria Police Superintendents Dinner

'This is an example of leadership at its best. You recognise gaps. You realise that something needs to be done. You take the initiative to do it.'
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The Official Opening of the New Annexe at the Parliament of Victoria

'This building is, as yet, empty of history. It adjoins buildings and chambers of great historical significance, but it is just a blank page.'
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Ardoch 30th Anniversary Morning Tea

'Ardoch has positively influenced nearly 12,000 children and young people.'
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Morning Tea for the 50th Anniversary of the NGV Volunteer Guides

'As I understand it, even just in this room today there is a collective 1165 years of service.'