RECOGNITION FOR COUNTRY ATHLETES

RECOGNITION FFOR COUNTRY ATHLETES

RECOGNITION FOR COUNTRY ATHLETES

8 June 2005

Thomas George, The Nationals Member for Lismore is pleased $8,500 has been provided to nine local athletes under the 2005 Country Athletes Scheme.

"The North Coast area is promoting and developing talented sportspeople, who are receiving due recognition to their commitment and determination in their chosen sport," commented Thomas George.

The Scheme assists the following sportspeople to access and obtain first class training, coaching and competition;

Karate


Softball

Canoeing
Gymnastics

Soccer

 

Tyson Hussien
Joel Parrey
Tasman Wales
Brendan Shailes
Niki Clough
Rosalyn Lawrence
Emma Behan
Amy Behan
Abbey Moss

"The contribution to these rural athletes assist towards expenses that they have incurred during representation at a State level. My congratulations to them all," concluded Thomas George.
 

Lismore Contact Details:

Office: 55 Carrington Street  LISMORE
Postal: PO Box 52  LISMORE  NSW  2480
Telephone: 02 6621 3624
Facsimile: 02 6622 1403
Email: lismore@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Murwillumbah Contact Details:

Telephone: 02 6672 7577