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Vincent De Luca
P.O. Box 2021
Dee Why NSW 2099
Australia
mob: 0427 218 553

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Vincent De Luca OAM
BA LLB Grad Dip Leg Prac

Vincent De Luca OAM entered community life in his teens and by 18 was elected President of the Management Committee of one of Warringah’s largest youth and community centres, the Curl Curl Youth and Community Centre. He has served in the position for more than a decade.

Vincent has worked extensively in youth affairs, youth suicide prevention, drug and alcohol prevention, domestic violence prevention and child protection, giving a helping hand to some of the most disadvantaged people in our community and speaking for those whose voices were in the wilderness. He was appointed a Delegate to the National Peoples’ Convention on Youth Suicide Prevention held in Federal Parliament in 1997 and tasked with developing a suicide prevention strategy for Australia with community leaders from across the country. Vincent was also appointed to the Executive Committee of the National Peoples’ Council on Drug Prevention, High on Hope, and he co-founded GAPS youth suicide prevention and support association.

In recognition of his outstanding voluntary service to youth welfare and sporting organisations and the community, in 2004 Vincent became one of the youngest in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List to be awarded the Order of Australia (OAM).

In the same year, Vincent was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW, having graduated from Macquarie University with a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws. He also has a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. Vincent has worked as a public official in various roles, including in the NSW Attorney General’s Department and currently works in the Office of the Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier of NSW.

Vincent is a passionate Ambassador for the White Ribbon Foundation, the organisation for the prevention of violence against women and was nominated as its Ambassador of the Year in 2010. He has also been the Patron and Vice Patron of the Save Manly Dam Committee and President of the Friends of Warringah Residents’ Group against over-development which fought against high-rise development in Dee Why and surrounding suburbs.

Vincent’s interest in local government began in 1999, when at 22 he contested his first Warringah Council election, only to be diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma cancer during his campaign. He was given six weeks to live. After a long and courageous fight which included extensive chemo and radio therapy, a bone marrow and stem cell transplants, he made a full recovery. During his two years in and out of hospital, Vincent continued his community activities from his hospital bed, where he also realised that more funding was desperately needed for cancer patients and cancer research. This was the start of his raising thousands of dollars over the years for the Cancer Council of NSW, the Cure the Future Foundation and actively supporting people diagnosed with cancer.



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