Guest speakers announced
Guests speakers for tomorrow's Australia Day ceremonies across the region have been announced by Loddon Shire this morning.
Mr Trevor Carroll (Boort and Pyramid Hill celebrations). Mr Carroll is the Chief
Executive Officer of Disability Justice Advocacy, where he works with people with
multiple disabilities who use mobility aids, or who cannot read or write, to protect their
Ms Sally Tucker (Bridgewater and Inglewood celebrations). Ms Tucker is a Sports
Industry Expert and is a current board member of the Stawell Gift. She is actively
involved in junior football and consults to a number of privately run businesses across
Australia on their sales and marketing strategies.
Dr Nouria Saheli AM (Eddington, Newbridge and Tarnagulla celebrations). Dr Saheli
is founder of the Afghan Australian Development Association and has spent many
years as a passionate advocate for women’s rights and provision of education in
Professor Greg Sassella (Serpentine and Wedderburn). Professor Sassella (pictured) is former
Chief Executive Officer of Ambulance Victoria, and served as a paramedic for many years prior to becoming an intensive care flight paramedic.
Celebrations will be at:
Boort – Nolen’s Park, food trucks and activities from 11am
Bridgewater – Sloan’s Park, barbecue breakfast from 8am
Eddington Community Centre, barbecue breakfast from 8am
Inglewood Swimming Pool, sausage sizzle from 11am
Newbridge Hall, sausage sizzle from 11.15am
Pyramid Hill Memorial Hall, community dinner from 5pm
Serpentine – TJ Rudkins Reserve, barbecue from 8.30am (BYO chairs)
Tarnagulla – Soldiers Memorial Park, barbecue from 5pm
Wedderburn – Soldiers Memorial Park, barbecue from 5pm