15 December 2015

Asbestos Awareness Day 2015

Our annual Asbestos Awareness Day event was well attended on Friday 27th November at 11am in the Centenary Rose Garden, Morwell.

Great speakers, amongst them were:

  • Peter Tighe, CEO – Asbestos Safety & Eradication Agency
  • George Davis – living with mesothelioma
  • Steve Dodd, Secretary – Gippsland Trades & Labour Council

Minister David Howie performed our Ecumenical service and we had terrific performances by the Coal Valley Male Chorus, Newborough Primary School Choir, Paddy O’Dowd singer/musician and our ACV/GARDS bagpiper Bill Dunbar.

Thank you to all our families who came along and all the workers who could take time off to come – it meant a lot to our families that you were there supporting them.

Thank you to the Gippsland Trades & Labour Council for the wonderful community BBQ that they cooked and to Maurice Blackburn for funding the meat for that BBQ. It is all of the community who make this event a success.

Please visit our Facebook page to see some of the photos taken on the day. A truly memorable event for all who attended.