Page 3498 - Week 10 - Thursday, 20 October 2022

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renewal and informed decisions on the first stage of our light rail network here in Canberra. In a world where the magnitude of the problems we can face can work as a disincentive to real action and where the workings of government sometimes seem impossibly bureaucratic and slow, CURF provided hope, inspiration, and a sense for people who care about this stuff, which I do hope is everyone in this place and I know there is a lot of people in Canberra, that we are not alone.

I would like to sincerely thank Professor Barbara Norman for her tireless work to establish CURF and to deliver this meaningful work over many years and all the researchers involved in the many valuable projects, events, and reports that CURF has delivered. I am sorry to see the end of this organisation but I know the seeds it has sowed will continue to bear fruit for many years to come.

Tuggeranong Community Council

MS LAWDER (Brindabella) (6.13): Tonight I would like to speak briefly about the Tuggeranong Community Council, often referred to as the TCC. They are an incorporated, voluntary, not-for-profit, non-political, community-based association operating in Tuggeranong. I wanted to talk about them today because last meeting in September, they elected a new committee. The committee members are all volunteers and they are elected by other members of the TCC who are residents of Tuggeranong.

The incoming committee members with effect from the 6 September 2022 Annual General Meeting are; President Glenys Patulny, Vice President Geoffrey Bollard, Secretary Carol Vincent, and Treasurer Robyn Rofe. The other general committee members are Harvey Bell, Daisy Matsika, Bernard Rohan, Didi Sommer, and Jim Thornton. I would also like to pass on thanks to previous committee members, especially Geoffrey Bollard who has just finished his term as President. Each month the TCC hold a General Meeting with guest speakers. They cover a wide range of topics including; planning, health, transport, environmental issues, and much, much more. They also help organise clean ups of Lake Tuggeranong twice a year. So once again, welcome to the incoming committee of the TCC. I wish you all the very best for your work over the coming year. Keep up the good work. Thank you for all you do.

Indoor Cricket World Cup 2022

MR CAIN (Ginninderra) (6.15): I will be brief and on a very different theme to my usual adjournment speeches. I wish to say a few words about indoor cricket and the Indoor Cricket World Cup which finished last Saturday. It was held over two weeks in Melbourne. I am very pleased to say that both the Australian mens and womens teams were winners of the World Cup last Saturday. It is very pleasing as well to say there were three Canberrans in that grouping in the men’s team. Congratulations to them especially for representing the territory so well; Vinesh Bennett, Matt Floros and Luke Ryan.

While this is a slightly different theme speech to normal, it is very pleasing and it is a great honour for me to say that Luke Ryan is married to our youngest daughter and is also father of our youngest grandchild Elvie, in Canberra. Luke is very talented and very committed. I want to commend him for his efforts, both for the national team and for the ACT team. Earlier this year he was the Player of the Series in the national

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