Tulgeen helps welcome Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove to the Bega Valley

Earlier this month, we were delighted to attend the civic reception to welcome Governor General, Sir Peter Cosgrove and his wife, Lady Lynne Cosgrove to Bega, hosted by Bega Valley Shire Council.

Pictured here; Governor General, Sir Peter Cosgrove and his wife, Lady Lynne Cosgrove with Rose Hulst, Carrie-Ann Halpin, Joy Umback, Mary-Ann Krol, Kristina Walker and Wayne Ramus, of Tulgeen.

Successful nomination to the Bega Valley Shire Council Access and Inclusion Advisory Committee

Jen Russell CEO has successfully nominated her membership of the Bega Valley Shire Council Access and Inclusion Advisory Committee 2017-2021. The first meeting will be held on Monday 8 May 2017. Jen looks forwards to working with the broader community, Council and other committee members to advocate for people with disability to support positive outcomes for our shire residents and visitors.

Companion Card NSW – a worthwhile resource to check out

Creating greater inclusion for people with disability who require assistance accessing the community. What are the key benefits?

  • Companion Card holders receive a free ticket for their companion at venues throughout Australia
  • Promoting the rights of people with disability through community inclusion
  • The Companion Card belongs to the person with disability so they can choose who come to support and assist them while they’re out

Who is the resource for?

  • People with disability who require support each time they access the community.

Companion Card is a not-for-profit program, funded by the NSW Government and managed by National Disability Services.  Please visit the Companion Card NSW Website

http://www.nswcompanioncard.org.au/