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  1. Hiroshima Day Address 2016
    Details updated on:  Friday, August 05, 2016
    Good Morning.

    I extend a warm welcome to everyone who has gathered here in commemoration of Hiroshima Day.

    I thank Marie Taylor for her 'Welcome to Country'.

    Marie, as always, you have delivered a heartfelt mes ...
  2. Hamilton Hill Community Group Meeting
    Details updated on:  Wednesday, July 20, 2016
    Speech by Mayor Logan K Howlett, JP
    Hamilton Hill Community Group Meeting
    Hamilton Hill Memorial Hall
    7.00pm, Wednesday, 20 July 2016
    _________________________________________________________
    Good evening ladies and gentlemen ...
  3. Club Development Super Workshop
    Details updated on:  Monday, June 20, 2016
    Good evening ladies and gentlemen

    I extend a warm welcome to you on the occasion of the 2016 Club Development Super Workshop.

    First held in 2011, the workshop is run in conjunction with the City of Fremantle and the South ...
  4. Inaugaral Eat & Greet Function - Coogee Beach Surf Life Saving Club
    Details updated on:  Tuesday, May 17, 2016
    Good Evening & welcome to tonight's inaugural Eat and Greet in the wonderful surrounds of the Coogee Beach Surf Life Saving Club. In previous years the networking opportunities were developed around a Community Bowls Event a ...
  5. Karri - Wongin: A Community Celebration of the Spirit of the Lakes, Bibra Lake Foreshore
    Details updated on:  Sunday, May 15, 2016
    Good Afternoon
    My wife Pat & I are delighted to be here today on the occasion of the Karri - Wongin, a community celebration of the Spirit of the Lakes.
    I thank the Reverend Sealin Garlett for his truly amazing 'Welcome to ...
  6. Visit by his Excellency Dr Damir Kusen, Croatian Ambassador to Australia
    Details updated on:  Friday, May 13, 2016
    Good afternoon

    I am delighted to once again welcome His Excellency, Dr Damir Kusen, Croatian Ambassador to Australia to the City of Cockburn together with Mr Mladian Cvrlje, Consul gerant, Consulate of the Republic of Croatia, ...
  7. Yangebup Primary School ANZAC Day Service
    Details updated on:  Friday, April 29, 2016
    Red poppies have long been a symbol of remembrance with particular relevance to the Western Front and of course Remembrance Day itself.
    From the fields of Belgium and France and elsewhere across Europe where the poppies have sway ...
  8. City of Cockburn Hello Baby Event
    Details updated on:  Wednesday, March 16, 2016
    Hello, I am Logan Howlett, Mayor of City of Cockburn and I have been asked to do the official welcome today.

    Firstly I would like to acknowledge the Nyungar people who are the Traditional Custodians of this Land.
    „h
    I woul ...
  9. Inaugural Cockburn Central Billycart Festival
    Details updated on:  Sunday, March 13, 2016
    Good Morning,
    I am pleased to be here on this wonderful autumn day to officially open the inaugural Cockburn Central Billycart Festival.
    I acknowledge the Nyungar people who are the Traditional Custodians of the Land we are gath ...
  10. South Metropolitan WA Police District Forum
    Details updated on:  Tuesday, March 08, 2016
    Good morning and welcome to the City of Cockburn on this wonderful autumn day.

    I acknowledge the Wadjuk People of the Nyungar Nation and pay respect to their Elders both past and present and extend that respect to Indigenous A ...
  11. Official Launch of the Nyungar Tourist Trail
    Details updated on:  Thursday, January 28, 2016
    Kaya - Hello
    On behalf of the elected members of the City of Cockburn and the City's Aboriginal Reference Group I welcome you to today's launch of the Nyungar Tourist Trail that showcases the Kidogo glass artworks, the ...
  12. Cockburn Christmas Lights Event
    Details updated on:  Saturday, December 12, 2015
    On behalf of Elected Members I take this opportunity to thank you for being here tonight to share in the festive spirit in the lead up to Christmas. It is always good to see families out together enjoying themselves, and in partic ...
  13. Inspirational Volunteer Awards
    Details updated on:  Sunday, December 06, 2015
    Good evening and welcome to the Inspirational Volunteer Awards 2015. I'd like to extend a warm welcome to the award nominees, their family and friends, group representatives and guests, and City of Cockburn staff who are volu ...
  14. City of Cockburn Volunteer Emergency Services Function
    Details updated on:  Friday, November 13, 2015
    Good evening ladies and gentlemen.

    On behalf of the Elected Members and staff I welcome you to the City of Cockburn's 2015 Volunteer Emergency Services Function.

    I acknowledge the Nyungar People who are the Traditional ...
  15. Rememberance Day 2015
    Details updated on:  Wednesday, November 11, 2015
    Speech Delivered by Deputy Mayor Carol Reeve-Fowkes.

    Good Morning
    Distinguished guests, veterans, the serving men and women of the Australian Defence Force, ladies and gentlemen.
    In the year we commemorate the Centenary of A ...
  16. Official Opening of Manning Stairs, Manning Park
    Details updated on:  Sunday, October 25, 2015
    Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, girls and boys and welcome to the official opening of the Manning Stairs and of course to the Cockburn Rotary Spring Fair.
    Manning Park is often referred to as the Kings Park of the south. It ...
  17. 6th Cultural Day celebrations of the Lakeland Senior High School
    Details updated on:  Friday, September 25, 2015
    Good Morning
    I thank Mr Laurie Longworth, Principal, Lakeland Senior High School and the School community itself for their kind invitation to be here today.
    As always it is a pleasure to join in to celebrate the diverse and mult ...
  18. Port School Initiative
    Details updated on:  Thursday, September 03, 2015
    Good Morning
    I am delighted to be here this morning representing the City of Cockburn and to share in this amazing initiative of Port School and the partnerships that have been established to turn a dream into reality.
    I acknowl ...
  19. Welcome to Cockburn Community Groups on the Community Connect South Project
    Details updated on:  Wednesday, August 26, 2015
    Good Evening - I extend to you a warm welcome to the City of Cockburn and I thank you for your immediate response to the City's request of last week to attend tonight's briefing session on a project the Cities of Armadal ...
  20. Vietnam War Veterans Memorial Day Service
    Details updated on:  Tuesday, August 18, 2015
    Distinguished guests, Veterans, Members of the Australian Defence Force, ladies and gentlemen.
    Today brings us together to commemorate the contribution of young men to the Vietnam War at a time when involvement in the war itself ...
  21. Native ARC Animal Management System
    Details updated on:  Monday, August 03, 2015
    Good Morning
    Thank you for the opportunity to be here today to share in another significant achievement at Native ARC.
    Today we have heard from several guest speakers about the importance of the work being done at Native ARC and ...
  22. Korean War Veterans Memorial Service – 27 July 2015
    Details updated on:  Monday, July 27, 2015
    Korean War Veterans Memorial Service - 27 July 2015
    _________________________________________________
    Korean War and other Veterans, Serving women and men of the Australian Defence Force, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlem ...
  23. NAIDOC Week Flag Raising Ceremony
    Details updated on:  Tuesday, July 07, 2015
    Speech delivered by Deputy Mayor Carol Reeve-Fowkes

    Good morning.

    I extend to you all a very warm welcome to the City of Cockburn's NAIDOC WEEK Flag-Raising Ceremony, which symbolises the commencement of NAIDOC WEEK ce ...
  24. Pioneer's Luncheon 2015
    Details updated on:  Friday, May 29, 2015
    Good afternoon.

    On behalf of the Elected Members I welcome you all to the City of Cockburn's 2015 Pioneer's Luncheon.

    I thank Marie Taylor for her delightful Welcome to Country.

    Marie it is always good to see yo ...
  25. Official Opening of Yarra Vista Dog Exercise Park
    Details updated on:  Saturday, May 02, 2015
    Good Morning Ladies and gentlemen, girls and boys.

    I bid you a warm welcome to the official opening of Yarra Vista Dog Exercise Park.

    I acknowledge the Whadjuk people of the Nyungar Nation and pay respect to their Elders, b ...
  26. Unveliing of South Lake Sculpture
    Details updated on:  Sunday, April 19, 2015
    Speech by Mayor Logan K Howlett, JP, City of Cockburn on the occasion of the unveiling of the public artwork in Anning Park on Sunday 19 April 2015.


    Good morning ladies and gentlemen, girls and boys.


    I am pleased to be h ...
  27. Cockburn RSL Sub-Branch - Centenary Dinner
    Details updated on:  Saturday, April 18, 2015
  28. Remembrance Day 2014
    Details updated on:  Tuesday, November 11, 2014
    Red poppies have long been a symbol of Remembrance Day.
    From the fields of Belgium and France and elsewhere across Europe where the poppies have swayed with the soft breezes for time immemorial we know of their fragility, their b ...
  29. Annual Pioneers Luncheon 2014
    Details updated on:  Friday, May 30, 2014
    Welcome to the 2014 Annual Pioneers Luncheon held each year leading up to Western Australia Day. Today is an occasion for the City to acknowledge and celebrate the contribution made by long term residents to the growth, developmen ...
  30. Pioneer's Luncheon 2014
    Details updated on:  Friday, May 30, 2014
    Good afternoon and welcome to the City of Cockburn's 2014 Pioneer's Luncheon.

    As you are aware the event is held at this time of the year leading up to what is now referred to as WA Day.

    It is an occasion for the ...
  31. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Day Service 2013
    Details updated on:  Sunday, August 18, 2013
    Vietnam Veterans Memorial Day Service 2013

    Address

    by

    Logan K Howlett, JP

    Mayor

    City of Cockburn

    at

    The RSL Hall, Frederick Street, Hamilton Hill

    on

    Sunday 18 August 2013
    ____________________________ ...
  32. Launch of the Spearwood Uniting Church Centenary Book 1913 to 2013
    Details updated on:  Sunday, July 07, 2013
    Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, girls and boys.

    My wife Pat and I are delighted to be here this afternoon to share in the celebration of a milestone occasion; the centenary year of the Spearwood Uniting Church and the laun ...
  33. Reconciliation Week 2013
    Details updated on:  Wednesday, May 29, 2013
    Good morning and welcome to the City of Cockburn and in particular to one of the many events being held during National Reconciliation Week which runs from Monday 27 May to Monday 3 June 2013.
    The dates commemorate two significan ...
  34. Remembrance Day 2012
    Details updated on:  Sunday, November 11, 2012
    Speech by Mayor Logan K Howlett on the occasion of Remembrance Day 2012 at the Memorial Hall Monument, cnr. Carrington Street and Rockingham Road, Hamilton Hill.
    _____________________________________________________

    Mr Digger ...
  35. Remembrance Day 2012
    Details updated on:  Sunday, November 11, 2012
    Mr Digger Cleak, OAM - President, RSL City of Cockburn, other Members of the Cockburn Sub Branch, Distinguished guests, Veterans, serving men and women of the Australian Defence Force, Bugler Andrew Symons, TS Cockburn Cadets, 1st ...
  36. Visit by Evonne Goolagong Cawley
    Details updated on:  Friday, August 24, 2012
    Good Morning

    Welcome to the City of Cockburn's Youth Centre a place where young people gather to have fun, learn new skills and develop friendships in a 'chill out' zone they can call their own.

    I acknowledge ...
  37. Telstra Store Gateways Shopping Centre
    Details updated on:  Wednesday, August 22, 2012
    Good Evening
    I thank Mr Ben Stukey, the Licensee of the Telstra Shop at the Cockburn Gateway Shopping City for the opportunity to officially open the Success store tonight and the Melville Cockburn Chamber of Commerce for promoti ...
  38. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Day Service 2012
    Details updated on:  Saturday, August 18, 2012
    Vietnam Veterans Memorial Day Service 2012

    Address

    by

    Logan K Howlett, JP

    Mayor

    City of Cockburn

    at

    RSL Park, Spearwood

    on

    Saturday 18 August 2012
    _________________________________

    Distinguished g ...
  39. Hiroshima Day 2012
    Details updated on:  Monday, August 06, 2012
    Hiroshima Day Address

    By

    Mayor Logan K Howlett

    6 August 2012
    _________________________________________________________


    Good Morning.

    I extend a warm welcome to everyone who has gathered here today at the City o ...
  40. Consul General Hrvoje Petrusic impending return to Croatia
    Details updated on:  Tuesday, July 24, 2012
    Speech

    on the occasion of

    Consul General Hrvoje Petrusic

    and his wife Romana

    impending return to Croatia


    Tuesday 24 July 2012
    _________________________________

    Good Evening

    On behalf of the Elected Memb ...
  41. NAIDOC Flag Raising Ceremony 2012
    Details updated on:  Monday, July 02, 2012
    Good Morning.
    I extend to each and every one of you a very warm welcome to the City of Cockburn on a lovely winter's day as we come together to celebrate NAIDOC Week and the many opportunities that we will have to share in ...
  42. NAIDOC Week Flag Raising Ceremony 2012
    Details updated on:  Monday, July 02, 2012
    National Aboriginal and Islanders
    Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC)
    Flag Raising Ceremony 2012
    Speech by
    Mayor Logan K Howlett, JP
    Monday 2 July 2012
    ______________________________________________
    Good Morning.
    I exte ...
  43. Combined School's ANZAC Parade & Service
    Details updated on:  Monday, April 30, 2012

    Speech by

    Mayor Logan K Howlett, JP

    to

    Combined School's ANZAC Parade & Service

    held at

    RSL Park, Spearwood

    Monday 30 April 2012
    _____________________________________________________

    Good Morning One ...
  44. ANZAC Dawn Service Address 2012
    Details updated on:  Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    ANZAC Dawn Service Address 2012

    By

    Logan K Howlett, JP

    Mayor

    City of Cockburn
    _________________________________

    Distinguished guests, veterans, serving men and women of the Australian Defence Force and those of ot ...
  45. Show Off 8
    Details updated on:  Friday, April 13, 2012



    Show Off 8

    Official Opening

    Logan K Howlett, JP - Mayor, City of Cockburn

    Friday 13 April 2012

    Memorial Hall, Hamilton Hill
    ______________________________________________

    Good evening and welcome to the offic ...
  46. Hello Baby 2012
    Details updated on:  Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    It is my pleasure on behalf of the Elected Members and staff of the City of Cockburn to welcome you to the 5th Hello Baby Event on what is a magnificent autumn day

    Hello Baby is aimed at welcoming new babies born in the past 1 ...
  47. Closing the Gap
    Details updated on:  Friday, March 23, 2012
    Good morning and welcome to the City of Cockburn and today's 'National Close The Gap Day' morning tea where we can take the opportunity to discuss the real opportunities available to us to make a difference to impro ...
  48. Cycle Instead Bikeweek
    Details updated on:  Wednesday, March 21, 2012

    Good Morning and welcome to 'Cycle Instead Bikeweek', an annual event promoting cycling and its benefits in Western Australia.

    I acknowledge the Noongar people who are the Traditional Custodians of the Land on which ...
  49. Cycle Instead Bikeweek 2012
    Details updated on:  Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Good Morning and welcome to 'Cycle Instead Bikeweek', an annual event promoting cycling and its benefits in Western Australia.

    I acknowledge the Noongar people who are the Traditional Custodians of the Land on which w ...
  50. Diamond Jubilee Celebration PART 1
    Details updated on:  Monday, February 06, 2012
    Good afternoon and welcome to today's Diamond Jubilee celebration of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the throne 60 years ago today.

    It is only the second diamond jubilee in one thousand years of monarchs ...
  51. Diamond Jubilee Celebrations PART 2
    Details updated on:  Monday, February 06, 2012
    My wife's great grandfather came out to Australia from Shropshire, England in 1888 and having made his fortune in the Kalgoorlie Goldrush he built a home in Mt Lawley and purchased acreage in Belmont for what he referred to a ...
  52. Public Transport Forum - City of Cockburn 26/9/2011
    Details updated on:  Monday, September 26, 2011
    Good Evening

    I welcome you to the City of Cockburn for tonight's Public Transport Action Forum based around the Department of Transport's 'Public Transport for Perth in 2031, Mapping out the Future for Perth' ...
  53. Healthy Communities Initiative Grant Announcement
    Details updated on:  Wednesday, May 18, 2011
    Mayor Logan K Howlett, JP

    response to

    the Hon Nicola Roxon MP

    Minister for Health and Ageing

    on the

    Healthy Communities Initiative Grant Announcement

    on

    Wednesday, 18 May 2011
    ____________________________ ...
  54. Welcome address to First Nation People from Canada
    Details updated on:  Thursday, May 05, 2011
    Welcome Address to

    Representatives of the

    First Nation People from Canada

    by

    Logan K Howlett, JP

    Mayor, City of Cockburn

    In the Function Room, Administration Building,

    City of Cockburn

    on

    Thursday 5 M ...
  55. Welcome Address to Representatives of the First Nation People from Canada
    Details updated on:  Thursday, May 05, 2011


    Good Morning and welcome to the City of Cockburn.

    I acknowledge the traditional owners of this land that we meet on today, the Noongar people and pay respect to the elders both past and present of the Noongar nation and ext ...
  56. ANZAC Day address 2011
    Details updated on:  Monday, April 25, 2011
    Veterans, serving men and women of our defence service, reservists, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, girls and boys.

    I acknowledge the Noongar people who are the custodians of the land that we are gathered on this mo ...
  57. ANZAC Day Dawn Service Address 2011
    Details updated on:  Monday, April 25, 2011


    Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, girls and boys.

    I acknowledge the Noongar people who are the custodians of the land that we are gathered on this morning and I pay respect to their elders both past and present an ...
  58. Kapyong Day Address
    Details updated on:  Saturday, April 23, 2011
    Location: RSL Cockburn Sub Branch

    Mr Vic, Boreham, President Returned & Services League - Cockburn Sub Branch

    Korean War Veterans and other Veterans

    Chaplain Robert Graue RANR

    Ladies and Gentlemen

    Girls and Boys

    ...
  59. City of Cockburn ANZAC Youth Parade and Service
    Details updated on:  Monday, April 18, 2011
    RSL Park - Spearwood

    Good morning one and all!

    Today we are standing in the RSL Memorial Park before a memorial initiated by the Cockburn RSL Veterans and Vietnam Veterans.

    How do we know that the ANZAC spirit is alive ...
  60. Mrs Eunice Santich's 90th Birthday Celebrations
    Details updated on:  Sunday, March 13, 2011
    Mrs Santich

    My wife Patricia and I are honoured to be here at your home on this warm autumn day. It is a wonderful to see you surrounded by family and friends who have come together to share in and celebrate your 90th birthday ...
  61. Official Opening of Nilsen WA, 12 Efficiency Way, Bibra Lake
    Details updated on:  Thursday, November 11, 2010
    Good afternoon

    I thank you for the opportunity to be here today to share in the celebrations relating to the continued expansion of Nilsen in Western Australia and particularly their choice of re-locating their business to the ...
  62. Official Launch of CoSafe
    Details updated on:  Wednesday, June 23, 2010
    Official Launch of Cosafe

    Function Room, City of Cockburn

    Address by

    Mayor Logan K Howlett, JP

    on

    Wednesday, 23 June 2010
    _____________________________________________________

    Good morning and welcome to the lau ...
  63. Official Launch of CoSafe
    Details updated on:  Wednesday, June 23, 2010
    Good morning and welcome to the launch of the Cockburn Safety and Security Service, or CoSafe, as it will be known as in our community.

    I would like to acknowledge the Noongar people who are the Traditional Custodians of the La ...
  64. Official Opening of the Aubin Grove Sport & Community Facility
    Details updated on:  Thursday, May 27, 2010
    Official Opening of the

    Aubin Grove Sport & Community Facility

    Camden Boulevard by

    Mayor Logan K Howlett, JP

    on

    Thursday, 27 May 2010
    ___________________________________________________

    Good evening and welcome ...
  65. Show Off 6
    Details updated on:  Friday, April 30, 2010
    Show Off 6

    Official Opening

    Logan K Howlett, JP - Mayor, City of Cockburn

    Friday 30 April 2010

    Memorial Hall, Hamilton Hill
    ______________________________________________

    Good evening and welcome to the official op ...
  66. Handing Over of Artwork Spearwood Library
    Details updated on:  Wednesday, March 17, 2010
    Handing Over of Artwork

    'Parking Perks at Spearwood Library'

    Spearwood Library

    By Logan K Howlett, Mayor

    Wednesday 17 March 2010
    _________________________________

    Good afternoon one and all

    May I welc ...
  67. Anne John Aitken's Book Launch "Incredible Memories"
    Details updated on:  Saturday, November 28, 2009
    Good morning Ladies and Gentlemen, boys and girls.

    What a wonderful reason to bring family and friends together - the launch of a book written by someone with a passion for life that seems to know no bounds.

    I first met Anne ...
  68. Cockburn Community & Cultural Council 35th Anniversary Morning Tea
    Details updated on:  Wednesday, November 25, 2009
    Cockburn Community & Cultural Council

    35th Anniversary Morning Tea

    Mayor Logan K Howlett, JP

    Speech

    Function Room - Administration Building,

    City of Cockburn

    Wednesday, 25 November 2009
    ________________________ ...
  69. 1st Bibra Lake Scouts Official Opening of Q Shed
    Details updated on:  Wednesday, November 04, 2009
    1st Bibra Lake Scouts

    Official Opening of Q Shed

    Logan K Howlett - Mayor's Speech

    Wednesday 4 November 2009

    Immediately Outside the Q Shed


    Good evening

    I thank you for the invitation for my wife Pat and ...

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