DWD Mid North Coast quarterly meeting with our President, Penny Hackett

DWD Mid North Coast quarterly meeting with our President, Penny Hackett

DWD Mid North Coast quarterly meeting

When: Tuesday 28 August 2018 – 10 am to 12 noon

Ms Annie Quadroy, DWD Mid North Coast Convenor, will provide an update on the latest news.

Special topic for discussion: Towards achieving Voluntary Assisted Dying in NSW in 2019

Special guest: Penny Hackett, President of Dying with Dignity NSW

Penny Hackett is a Life Member of Dying with Dignity NSW and joined our board in February 2017. She was elected as our new President at our last AGM on 17 March 2018. Penny devoted much of her time last year to the campaign in support of the NSW Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill (2017) and is passionate about achieving success in NSW in the next few years.

As shown above, Penny, along with Dr Mehreen Faruqi, Greens MLC, (who was our guest speaker in February) joined the large group of our supporters who rallied outside Parliament House prior to the NSW Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill (2017) being debated in the NSW Upper House on 16 November 2017.

Penny Hackett BEc LLB (Hons), Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, has worked as a lawyer in the financial services and banking industries for over 25 years and is presently legal advisor to a funds management and corporate finance business with a focus on corporate governance and compliance. Penny has been heavily involved in the not-for-profit sector over the last 10 years particularly the areas of public education funding and student capacity in NSW public schools

Everyone is welcome at the meeting. $5 incl morning tea.

For details contact Annie Quadroy by email pmq@dwdnsw.org.au or phone 0432 048 414.

Where: The Rushcutter Room in Port Macquarie Panthers Club 1 Bay St Port Macquarie NSW 2444.

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