I was very pleased to be able to attend the Commemoration Service & Wreath Laying Ceremony to commemorate the 96th Birthday of the Royal Australian Air Force on the 24th of March.
Last night I visited the Pyrmont Chamber of Commerce’s annual Seafood Spectacular. What a blast, with apprentice chefs from one Sydney’s excellent TAFE programs creating fabulous seafood canapes, with matching wines at the landmark Sydney Fish Markets. In light of announced developments to the fish market, it was great to visit and see what’s going at the […]
Sydney is an international city with a multitude of unique and exciting communities and suburbs throughout. Perhaps one of its greatest, and certainly one of its oldest, is Haymarket – better known to most as Chinatown. A lot of cities, particularly major trade centres, have their own version of a Chinatown. The initial aim of […]
This is one of the proudest cultural moments that the Greek community of Sydney, and indeed Australia has had. The Greek Presidential Guard (EVZONES) marching down the middle of George St. I am very proud that I was able to facilitate a magnificent collaborative effort to provide a police escort for the Presidential Guard to […]
It was great to support SWIM4KIDS on March 12, 2016 at Prince Alfred Park Pool. SWIM4KIDS is a swimathon event held to raise funds for the Niclas Kesler Scholarship. The Inaugural Swim4Kids launched in March 2015, two weeks after LHSA master teacher Peter Dunne’s epic feat in the 2015 Karma Resorts Rottnest Channel Swim. The Scholarship provides […]
As you are already aware, Chinese New Year celebrations have already begin in Sydney! Click here to view the full list of CNYSYD events. The year 2016 sees us welcoming the Year of the Fire Monkey! The official Lunar New Years date was Monday 8 February 2016. The CNY festivities run from Saturday 6 February 2016 […]
I was pleased to attend the Friends of Erskineville Westconnex New M5 Public Forum on Wednesday 27 January 2016 at Erskineville Town Hall to hear community concerns. The capacity crowd of local residents heard from speakers Jude Page, Wendy Bacon, Kathy Calman, local MPs, and City of Sydney Councillors. Judith Page (below) talked about the health impact of pollution […]
It was my great pleasure to celebrate arrival of the New Year “2016” today at the Greek Welfare in Newtown. A very special lunch was prepared by many for the elderly and less fortunate in the community.
I’m very pleased to announce that I will be MCing for this fabulous event which will be held at Sydney’s Town Hall on Sunday 30th August. The Sydney Eisteddfod Australian Choral Grand Prix is the combed effort of the Sydney Eisteddfod and the Rotary Club of Sydney Cove. It will feature a program of over […]
I’m very pleased to report that the Safe Space and Take Kare Ambassador Program has received the City of Sydney’s commitment to a further $320,000 in support. With the help of these funds, this important initiative, greatly assisted by the good work of The Salvation Army and the Thomas Kelly Youth Foundation, will be able […]