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Mar 062011

clean up australia dayWe’ve listed some of the tweets and pics from Clean Up Australia Day today.

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Steve Kilburn MP and his wife Nataleen organised and cooked a barbeque to thank the other volunteers in their group.

Steve thanked the local Lions Club for coordinating the event again this year and said there was a record turn out of 145 registered volunteers.

“A great turn-out at the Minnippi Parklands today for Clean Up Australia Day. Particularly impressed with the huge number of young people.” View tweet from Steve Kilburn MP (@SteveKilburn)

Pictured below L-R: Steve Minnikin, Adrian Schrinner, Ryan Murphy and Ross Vasta at the Clean Up Australia Day site at Meadowlands Park, Carindale.

Steve Minnikin, Ryan Murphy, Adrian Schrinner & Ross Vasta

Clean Up Australia Day

“Congrats to the Camp Hill-Carindale Lions for a successful clean-up event at Meadowlands Park this morning.” Tweet from Cr Adrian Schrinner (@schrinner)

Cameron Dick MP also shared updates about his clean up group. Click on the photos for the large versions.

“Photo with some of the mighty volunteers from the Whites Hill-Pine Mountain Community Group who organised clean up.” View tweet from @CamDickMP.

“A big thank you to Heather Barns from the Whites Hill-Pine Mountain Community Group & the B4C for her work in organising the clean up!” View tweet from @CamDickMP.

“More mighty volunteers who helped clean up at Whites Hill Recreation reserve this morning.” View tweet from @CamDickMP.

Clean Up Australia Day volunteering in Carina HeightsPhoto above: Clean Up Australia Day volunteers in Carina Heights. Photo provided by Green Dean.

Ian Kiernan AO, Chairman of Clean Up Australia says that every day volunteers make a huge contribution to society in both economic and social terms. “Those brave young men who became our first ANZACs were volunteers; our surf lifesavers are volunteers; our rural fire fighters are volunteers, the thousands of overalled SES workers are volunteers. Without volunteers, we’d be lost,” Ian said.

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