Well-deserved congratulations to Chris Newman and Jenny Joyce, recipients of a Jagajaga Electorate Community Volunteers Awards for services to Sustainable Macleod and the Macleod community. You make us proud!

Also, we were thrilled that:

Tony Lunken, another Sustainable Macleod member, received the same award for services to Banyule Clean Energy Group, T3081, Transition Banyule and Sustainable Macleod (for work for the latter two on the first Transition to a Safe Climate Conference).

Michael Copsey received an award for services to Banyule Clean Energy Group and particularly for securing solar panels for IDV Disability Centre in Macleod.

Donna Taylor from the BANSIC Op Shop who partners with Sustainable Macleod for events, for service to BANSIC.

St John’s Riverside Garden, one of our sister community gardens, led by Katrina Philip who is a Sustainable Macleod member.

3081 Angel members Christine Batterham, Nadine Dudek, Jan Holland, Michael McGuirck, Judi Marks, Iva Nash, Helen Smith, and Beryl Russell. We have a long association with the 3081 Angels.             

Awards were presented by Kate Thwaites, MP for Jagajaga, in an inspiring afternoon, followed by afternoon tea.

*Photo of Chris and Jenny with awards*