Members Statement

Danny O’BRIEN (Gippsland South) (09:37): It was a great pleasure to be one of 420 blokes in the room on Friday at the Wellington Biggest Ever Blokes Barbecue in Sale, raising money and awareness for prostate cancer. This is a fantastic local event that has become the hottest ticket in town in recent years, sold out every year well in advance because it is a great day of entertainment, camaraderie, food and fun – and all for good cause. In addition to raising funds for research, the Biggest Ever Blokes Barbecue has helped fund a prostate nurse at Central Gippsland Health for the past few years. This year Sam Newman and Dave O’Neil provided the politically incorrect entertainment along with John Silvester, aka Sly of the Underworld, who had the big crowd in silence with his tales of the seedier side of society. Congratulations to committee chair Ian Bye, who also happens to be the mayor, and all the hardworking committee who volunteered their time to put on a great day for the fellas.

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