18 November 2020

Dr MARJORIE O'NEILL (Coogee) — Mr Speaker, last year I began what I hope is a long tradition of hosting a Coogee Christmas Card competition for primary school aged children in my electorate. This competition gives kids aged 6-12 the opportunity to show off their creative side, with the winner design, and some of the runners up, displayed on my annual Christmas card. It is also an opportunity for me to showcase some of the amazing artistic talent developing in our community. This year, we have had some absolutely terrific entries for kids of all ages, from right across the electorate, and some of the designs have absolutely blown me away. If these designs are anything to go by, the Coogee has some wonderful budding artists, who I am sure will take our state by storm in the years to come. I would like to congratulate the winner, Keeli, and the runners up, Scarlett, Ollie, Grace, Nina, Georgia, and Eve for their fantastic submissions! I would also like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who submitted a design, and regardless of how you celebrate over the New Year, I would like to wish everyone a joyful festive season.