07 June 2015
(Business of the House, 4th June 2015, Legislative Assembly, NSW Parliament)
I congratulate the residents of Goodwin Village in Woollahra. In March this year I joined former Governor Dame Marie Bashir, Woollahra mayor Toni Zeltzer, councillors and village residents to commemorate the life of Rose Scott, who was an advocate for women's rights and a social reformer who lived at the site of Goodwin Village. Earlier this year we also celebrated 45 years of Goodwin Village—coincidentally while renovations were underway to update the buildings to modern standards. I congratulate the resident committee and its president, Doreen Garrick, who has prepared a history of the village. The active group and its engaged residents continue the activist tradition through their involvement with local issues and their work to protect local safety and amenity. I hear regularly from Goodwin Village residents about issues such as road safety, open space, Edgecliff Interchange access, health services and education funding. I am proud to represent Goodwin Village in this Parliament and am inspired by the residents' active involvement and accomplishments.