2017 Regional Academies Parliamentary Reception

On 19 September WRAS was represented by para-sports athlete Jack Connors (Orange) and cyclist Tyler Puzicha (Bathurst) at Parliament House in Macquarie Street, Sydney.

Jack and Tyler attended an official function hosted by the Speaker of the House, The Hon Shelley Hancock MP.  The Minister for Sport, The Hon Stuart Ayres MP, and the local Members of Parliament, The Hon Paul Toole MP and Mr Philip Donato joined the Regional Academy athletes at this event.

Jack and Tyler also took part in an “Athlete Leadership Forum”.  Guest speakers at the forum were Nathan Hindmarsh (former Australian Rugby League player), Anne Fitzgerald (Executive Manager, ClubsNSW) and Samantha Pullman (Giants Netballer).

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