Vincent De Luca - Community Work

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

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With staff of the Womens and Girls Emergency Centre Redfern
at the 2020 White Ribbon fundraising dinner for refuges and safe houses.


With staff of Brewarrina (Sister City of the Northern Beaches),
Lightening Ridge and Walgett Safe Houses.


With Attorney General and Minister for prevention of family violence,
The Hon Mark Speakman SC MP,
former Pittwater MP, Jim Longley
and community members at the 2020 White Ribbon fundraising dinner
for refuges and safe houses.


Delighted to be present with
Her Excellency The Hon Margaret Beasley AO QC, Governor of NSW
at the Order of Australia Investiture of Michael Mannington OAM,
who helped to save Currawong - Pittwater's Jewell in the crown. 


At the Cindy Sullivan fundraiser for Gynaecological Cancer Prevention.


At Community Northern Beaches AGM
with President Adelle Heasman
and State MP for Manly, James Griffin.


At North Side Aboriginal Artists Exhibition
with Aboriginal artist Kim Cameron Wenzlick.


Northern Beaches Council Australia Day
Award recipient Shannon Nevin.


At the launch of Better Off With suicide prevention.


In 1979 my late grandmother,
as Hon Secretary of Warringah Amateur Swimming Association,
helped to open Warringah Aquatic Centre
after years of hard work to get the Centre.
With Patron Morna Hill and
President Lois Clarke OAM at the 40th Anniversary. 


With the three Presidents of the Narrabeen Swimming Clubs
at the opening of the renovated swimming Club House.


Raising funds for Brewarrina Safe House and
Redfern Womens' and Girls Emergency Centre
with Premier Gladys Berejiklian MP and
Attorney General, Mark Speakman SC MP


With Tom Kirsop AM at the naming of Surfrider Rider Reserve.


At the Northern Beaches Domestic Violence Prevention Network.



With NSW 2020 Young Australian of the Year, Corey Tutt
and Deputy Chair of the NSW Australia Day Council
and Aboriginal Leader, Yvonne Weldon.


At the 2020 NSW Australia Day Council lunch
with State Australian of the Year Professor Munjed Al Muderis.


With Chair of AGCF Diane Langmack OAM,
Ambassador Paula Duncan AM and Julie Singleton
raising money for
the Australian Gynaecological Cancer Foundation.


Raising money for Grace's place, facility that will cater for children
who have lost their loved ones through murder with
Premier Gladys Berejiklian MP, Victims of Homicide Martha Jabour OAM
and other DVLO workers.


Speaking at Elimination of Violence Event with
Premier Gladys Berejiklian raising money for womens' refuges.


At the Anita Cobby Memorial dinner supporting Victims of Homicide
with Dr Hugh McDermott MP and Stephen Bali MP.


Raising money for Special Olympics team with Ambassador Paula Duncan AM.


With 2019 NSW Volunteer of the Year Grand Finalist, Yvonne Weldon.


At the 2019 NSW Volunteer of the Year Grand Finals.


With 2019 Suncorp Super Netball Champions
NSW Swifts Helen Housby
and Player of the Year Sam Wallace.


With Her Excellency Margaret Beazley AO, Governor of NSW,
at the Order of Australia investiture of Grace Fava OAM
Founder of the Autism Advisory and Support Service.


With Julie Burgess and Luke Burgess raising money for
the Homicide Victims' Support Group's Grace's Place
and the White Ribbon Foundation.


Collecting for the Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal
with The Hon Bronwyn Bishop and Cr Rory Amon.


Supporting WEAVE (Aboriginal Youth and Community Centre)
with Marcia Ella-Duncan OAM.


Bridging the gap and reconciliation with Indigenous Leaders:
Channel 9's Deadly Ninja Warrior Jack Wilson
and NASCA's David Liddiard OAM.


At the 2019 National Suicide Prevention Conference
with Beyond Blue's The Hon Julian Gillard AC,
Australia's first ever female Prime Minister.


Raising money for the Country Autism Network
with Studio 10's Craig Bennett and Denise Drysdale,
Paula Duncan AM and Craig Murchie.


World Suicide Prevention Day signing of Life in Mind's Charter.


With Katherine Newton, CEO of RUOk, and
Joe Williams, Indigenous Leader and Suicide Prevention worker
at the launch of the RUOk StongerTogether Campaign.


At the SMS Womens' Refuge Fundraiser
with Founder Josie Parata and
Councillors Stuart Sprott and Kylie Ferguson.


At the Surfing NSW Pro Championship with Cr Stuart Sprott.


A great day at the Naming Ceremony of the Dee Why Rockpool
after the legendary Isa Wye MBE OAM
with Olympian and Dee Why Ladies Amateur Swimming Club champion,
Lisa Forrest, Stuart Wye, Alex Wye and The Honourable Bronwyn Bishop.


At the Avalon YouthOK Suicide Prevention launch
with Stacey Mitchell and
Father Chris Riley AM, Youth Off the Streets.


At the PCYC Kidd's Say No Graduation
with program founder, Danny Kidd


At the launch of the Full Stop Foundation to stop violence against women


At Collaroy Surf Life Saving Club's AGM
with its Vice Patron, The Hon Bronwyn Bishop, and
NSW Surf Life Saving Assn President, David Murray.


2018 NSW (Northern Beaches) Volunteer of the Year Awards

 


My late grandmother, Marjorie Smith OAM,
a founding member of Dee Why Ladies' Amateur Swimming Club,
Warringah Amateur Swimming Association and
New South Wales Swimming Association
had nothing but respect and admiration for Dawn Fraser.
I was delighted that she was elevated to the highest level
of the Order of Australia and
made an AC in the 2018 Queen's Birthday Honours List.


Suicide in Australia is plaguing communities.
Delighted to be with Joe Williams, Suicide Prevention Campaigner
and author of Defying The Enemy Within,
Australian Icon, Dawn Fraser AC OBE, Phil Gould AM,
Olympian Cameron Girdlestone, Scott Hart
and NRL Players Association Leader Clint Newton.


At the Biaggio Signorelli Asbestos Cancer Foundation
10th Anniversary Fundraiser with
Anna Signorelli, Kerri Anne Kennelly and Vince Sorrenti.


Delighted to join with 2GB's Chris Smith
in supporting the fundraiser for the
Aarow Bone Marrow Transplant Foundation
for cancer research and patients fundraiser.


As an Ambassador for the White Ribbon Foundation
for the prevention of violence against women for many years,
I was delighted to join my good friend Vic Lorusso
at the Northern Beaches Women's Shelter Fundraiser
and see him appointed an Ambassador.



International Womens' Day with Melinda Gainsford Taylor AM


At the opening of John Devitt AM 25m pool
with former Mayor of Manly, Jean Hay AM.


Australia Day with Oz Day Ambassador Peter Wynn


Hosting a White Ribbon for the prevention
of violence against women
with Premier, The Hon Gladys Berejiklian.


With Channel 9's Sports Show presenter
and Rugby League Immortal, Joey Johns.


At the National Indigenous and Multicultural Human Rights Awards
with The Hon Shaoquett Moselmane MLC,
Suicide prevention worker, Joe Williams and
the cast of Channel 9's Here Come the Habibs.


At Italian National Day Celebrations with
the President of Club Marconi and Foti Fire Work's, Vince Foti,
Mrs Elizabeth Foti and Channel 9's, Tyler De Nawi.


Raising money for the charity,
White Ribbon prevention of violence against women
with World renowned Actor, Jon Claude Van Damme
and Channel 9's Tyler De Nawi.


At the National Indigenous and Multicultural Human Rights Awards
with Senator Malarndirri McCarthy, The Hon Shaoquett Moselmane MLC,
Channel 9's Sam Alhaje and Tyler De Nawi and
Award Winners Ms Gayili Marika Yunupingu and Mr Mervyn Eades.


With Penrith, NSW and
Australian Rugby League player, Josh Mansour.


At the National Indigenous and Multicultural Human Rights Awards,
Parliament House, Canberra.


Raising money for the Leukaemia Foundation's
World's Greatest Shave with the cast of
Ch 9's Here Come the Habibs.


With Manly Sea Eagle Akuila Uate.


At the Brazilian/Australian Business Council Showcase held in
the NSW Parliament with International and Sydney FC player,
(BoBo) Deyvison Rogério da Silva. 


With Jake and Tom Trbojevic at the Season Launch
of the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles Rugby League.


Hosting the 2016 White Ribbon event in the NSW Parliament with
The Hon Victor Dominello MP and Premier, Gladys Berejiklian MP.


Raising awareness and money for the Charity -
White Ribbon Foundation for the prevention of violence against women,
NSW Parliament 2016.


Raising awareness and money for the Charity -
White Ribbon Foundation for the prevention of violence against women,
NSW Parliament 2016.


With Immigration Minister, The Hon Peter Dutton
at a charity fundraiser.


With Manly Warringah Sea Eagles Coach, Trent Barrett.


At the Reach Out World Wide Charity Fundraiser
with Fast and the Furious Actor, Cody Walker and
Here Come the Habib's Actor, Sam Alhaje.


At the Narrabeen Beach Surf Life Saving Club's
Awards night with Tammy Cook.


Vincent De Luca OAM at the 2014 NSW Premier's Woman of the Year Award with Finalist Mo'onia Gerrard and The Hon Marie Ficarra MLC


Vincent De Luca OAM with United States of America Consul General, Niels Marquardt and Canada’s Stewart Brotherhood at the 2012 US Presidential Election party.


Vincent De Luca OAM with The Hon Shaoquett Moselmane MLC
welcoming to the NSW Parliament, Miss Sabrina Houssami, 
former Miss World Australia, as well as Miss World Asia Pacific
and second 2nd runner up to Miss World 2006.


Vincent De Luca OAM with Franki Pollick of the Cerebral Palsy Alliance and Sydney Employment Development Service at the Outstanding Community Service Awards presentation.


 

Vincent De Luca OAM with Pittwater Council’s
longest serving Mayor and Councillor, Patricia Giles OAM
and Maureen Stephenson OAM.


Vincent De Luca OAM with Manly Warringah Soccer stalwarts, the Smit family at the opening of the new synthetic pitch at Cromer Park.


Vincent De Luca OAM, acting as MC at the
2012 Cure the Future Fundraiser and listening to special guest, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC, Governor of New South Wales.


Vincent De Luca OAM at the
2012 White Ribbon Day for the prevention of violence launch.


Vincent De Luca OAM withPresident of Warringah Amateur Swimming Association and Life Member of Dee Why Ladies’ Amateur Swimming Club, Lois Clarke celebrating the 90th Anniversary of Dee Why Ladies’ Amateur Swimming Club.


 

At the opening of the
Ted Jackson BEM OAM Reserve at
Dee Why Beach with the Jackson family.


Celebrating after overturning the decision
to remove the second the free resident parking sticker.


Fundraising for the Cancer Council of NSW with
Dr Andrew Penman AM, CEO of the Cancer Council of NSW
and The Hon Marie Ficarra MLC,
Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier of NSW.


At the Outstanding Community Service Awards
in NSW Parliament with good friend,
Australian and NSW Rugby League representative,
Luke Lewis and his wife Sonia.


Supporting Variety the Childrens’ Charity with Pete Everett.


Vincent raising money with members
for the Cure the Future Foundation.


With Premier of NSW, Barry O’Farrell MP,
at the NSW Parliament’s launch of
White Ribbon Day for the prevention of
Violence Against Women.


 

With President of Manly Warringah Soccer Ray Fanning,
and Premiership player Luke Femia,
at the new synthetic grounds at Cromer Park
which Vincent moved allocate funds to.


On The Strand, Dee Why Beach,
admiring the extended paved area for Alfresco dining
with business owners and employees.


Vincent De Luca OAM at the
Outstanding Community Service Awards with
Australian Rugby League and NSW State of Origin player, Luke Lewis.


Warringah Volunteers Christmas Celebration.


With Hamed Hajir, the Consul General for Oman.


Cr Vincent De Luca OAM,
White Ribbon Ambassador for the prevention of
violence against women with
Australian Rugby League Representatives
Luke Lewis and Petero Civoniceva, Sharon Lewis,
Sonia Di Loretto-Lewis and Channel 7's Andrew O'Keefe
at the 2010 fundraising lunch for the White Ribbon Campaign.


Cr Vincent De Luca OAM
who organised the 2011 Cancer Council NSW fundraiser
with The Hon John Robertson MP (Leader of the Opposition),
Premier Barry O'Farrell MP.


Vincent at Government House with Maureen Stephenson
after being Invested with the Order of Australia.


Cr Vincent De Luca OAM with
Karla and Di Langmack at a Charity Fundraiser
by Penrith Rugby League for Cancer Research.


Cr Vincent De Luca OAM with
Rugby League great Paul Langmack
at Fundraiser by Penrith Rugby League
for Cancer Research.


Cr Vincent De Luca OAM, with Bravehearts Ditto,
at the Launch of 2010 Child Protection Week.


Cr Vincent De Luca OAM with the cast of Rain Man
at Warringah Council's Glen Street Theatre
8 September 2010.


Cr Vincent De Luca OAM with leading cast member in Rain Man,
Alex Dimitriades, at Warringah Council's Glen Street Theatre
8 September 2010


Cr Vincent De Luca OAM at a charity event
with Channel 10's Ready Steady Cooks,
Pete Everett, Alan Jones AO, Maria Venuti AM and
Channel 7's Dancing with the Stars judge, Todd McKenny.

Cr Vincent De Luca OAM with
Mark Patterson, future Olympic Swimmer Mitch Patterson,
and The Hon Kevin Green MP, Minister for Sport.


Vincent De Luca with Community Leaders
Ashley Johnson, Marie Simon and former Olympian Ian Thorpe.


Cr Vincent De Luca OAM, The Hon Maxine McKew MP,
President of the Dee Why Ladies Amateur Swimming Club
Mrs Isa Wye MBE OAM and
President of the Dee Why Mens Amateur Swimming Club
Kevin O'Brien at the Opening of the
refurbished Dee Why Rock Pool.


Vincent De Luca as a White Ribbon Ambassador
for the prevention of violence against women
handing over funds he raised
to the White Ribbon Foundation's Chairman,
Channel 7's Andrew O'Keefe.


Bravehearts education worker Ben Blackburn,
Ethnic Affairs Communities Council Member Dai Le
and Vincent at the Launch of White Balloon Day
outside Parliament House.


Vincent with Leaders of the Chinese community
and other Local Government Councillors across the State
at the 2009 Multicultural Harmony Day.


The Consul General of Oman, Hamed M. Al-Hajri,
The Hon Marie Ficarra MLC,
and Vincent, on the Consul's visit to the NSW Parliament.


At the Community Relations Commission Award Ceremony.


The Honourable Matthew Mason-Cox
(Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party
in the Legislative Council),
Helen Zerefos OAM and Vincent at the
NSW Parliament's Biggest Morning Tea.


Teresa Restifa, Maria Venuti AM, Chris Hartcher
(Shadow Special Minister of State and Local Government)
and Vincent at the
Parliament's Biggest Morning Tea.


Addressing the Cancer Council's
Biggest Morning Tea in Parliament House.


The Hon Barry O'Farrell MP, The Hon Marie Ficarra MLC,
The Hon John Ajaka MLC, Cr Vincent De Luca OAM,
Senator Concetta Fierravante-Wells,
The Hon Phillip Ruddock MP
and Mrs Heather Ruddock at the
Italian National Day Celebrations 09.


Vincent, The Hon Marie Ficarra MLC,
Anthony Roberts (Shadow Minister for Citizenship)
and The Hon Bronwyn Bishop MP at the
2009 Italian National Day Celebration.



Vincent leading the fight at
a Public Rally against the proposed height increase
to 20 storeys in Dee Why Town Centre.


2008 - Vincent at a dinner in honour of
community volunteers with
The Hon Barry O'Farrell MP, Leader of the Opposition
and Marie Ficarra MLC,
Opposition Parliamentary Secretary for Citizienship
at Parliament House, Sydney. 

Vincent, as President of the Curl Curl Youth & Community Centre
with charity Queen Maria Venuti AM,
Manly Councillor Jean Hay AM, Isa Wye MBE OAM,
Federal Member for Mackellar the Hon Bronwyn Bishop MP,
Nova FM's Melissa Femia and Beverley Dew
raising money for charity in 2008.


Vincent organising the
2007 Curl Curl Youth & Community Centre's
Cancer Council's Biggest Morning Tea which raised
one of the largest amounts of money in the Sydney metro. 
Pictured: Maureen Stephenson, Mike Kemp,
Mike Baird's daughter, Maria Venuti AM,
Mike Baird MP - Member for Manly,
the Hon Bronwyn Bishop MP,
Vincent De Luca OAM,
Isa Wye MBE OAM and Monica Clonda.


2008 Biggest Morning Tea,
Vincent De Luca OAM and Maria Venuti AM.


Vincent and Mrs Isa Wye MBE OAM

Vincent De Luca,
President Curl Curl Youth & Community Centre
with Mrs Isa Wye MBE OAM at
the centre's fundraiser for the Paralympics.


Helping to establish and launch GAPS

Helping to establish and launch GAPS Inc
(Give Anything Prevents Suicide), a non-profit organisation
designed to increase awareness of suicide and
help young people and their families.


Leading the fight against Radiation Towers

Leading the fight against Orange's 3G Radiation Towers
with residents from Allambie Heights,
Harbord and Killarney Heights.


1994 - Vincent organising the
Beacon Hill High School Anti Racism and Multi Cultural Festival


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