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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2002 Week 9 Hansard (20 August) . . Page.. 2489 ..

MR SMYTH (continuing):

country thinks has no heart, life or soul. It shows you how much care we offer our fellow citizens.

The list of recipients of community grants goes like this: ACT Children's Week, ACT Deafness Resource Centre, the ACT Down Syndrome Association, the ACT Hospice Palliative Care Society, the ACT Junior Squad for Athletes with a Disability, the ACT ME/CFS Society, the ACT Muscular Dystrophy Association, the ACT Right to Life Association, the ACT Volunteer Brigades Association, the Adoptive Families Association, the Alcohol and Drug Foundation ACT, the Alzheimer's Association ACT, Anglican Retirement Community Services, the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn Sick and Retired Priests Fund, the Arthritis Foundation of the ACT, the Australian Catholic University, Australian Church Women, the Australian Family Association, the Australian National Eisteddfod Society, Australians for Reconciliation, the Billings Family Life Care Centre ACT, Camp Quality, the Canberra Blind Society, the Canberra Glaucoma Support Group, the Canberra Region Kidney Support Group, the Canberra Schizophrenia Fellowship, the Cancer Council, Canteen ACT, the Carmelite Auxiliary, the Caroline Chisholm Refuge run by St Vincent de Paul, the Catholic Women's League of the archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn, the Centre for Faith and Ministry Development, the Christian Media Association, the Cystic Fibrosis Association, Diabetes Australia ACT, the Eagles Rest Outdoor Education Centre, Faith and Light Canberra-Intellectual Disabilities, Friends of the Brain Injured (SHOUT), Grow (the community mental health movement), the Guide Dog Association of the ACT and New South Wales, Handyhelp, Hartley Lifecare, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Kairos Outside Canberra, Karinya House for Mothers and Babies, the L'Arche community, Life Education ACT, the Liturgical Commission, the Lone Fathers Association, Malkara School, Marymead, the Multiple Sclerosis Society of the ACT, the National Anzac Day Mass Committee, the Australian Association for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, the National Brain Injury Foundation, the National Council of Women of the ACT, the National Federation of Blind Citizens, the Nursing Mothers Association, Nutrition Australia, the Onward Stroke Club, Ozanam House for the Aged, Parents Support Services, the Parkinson's Association of the ACT, Pegasus Riding for the Disabled, the Post and Antenatal Depression Support Group, Pregnancy Support Services ACT, the Print Handicapped Radio of the ACT, Retina Australia ACT, the RSI Support Group, the RSPCA, the Serra Club of Canberra, SIDS and Kids ACT, the Sleep Apnoea Association, the Society of St Vincent de Paul food van, the Southpaw Stroke Club, the Southside Community Services footsteps program, St Joseph's House of Studies, St Mark's National Theological Centre, TAS Housing, Technical Aid for the Disabled, the Canberra Tinnitus Self Help Group, the Compassionate Friends of the ACT and Queanbeyan, the Epilepsy Association of the ACT, the Shepherd Centre, the Smith Family, the Woden School P&C Association, TOC Australia, the Tribunal of the Catholic Church, Tumladden Medium Term Youth Accommodation, the United Nations Association of the ACT, Ursula College, the Vietnam Veterans Federation, Volunteering ACT, the Wattle Day Association, the Woden Valley Child Care Association, and the YMCA.

I think it appropriate to thank the board. I particularly thank Bob Lloyd and his committee for the good work they do. I thank members of the club for their support of our community.

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