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Broken Hill councillor recognised for 34 years of rural service

For more than 34 years, Broken Hill City Councillor Marion Browne has advocated for and contributed to her community and now her work has been publicly recognised with a NSW Ministers’ Award for Women in Local Government.

Cr Browne was recently awarded the Elected Representative Award for Regional/Rural Areas.

Minister for Local Government, Wendy Tuckerman visited Broken Hill to present Cr Brown with her award, with Mayor Tom Kennedy, Councillor Darriea Turley and General Manager Jay Nankivell in attendance to celebrate and acknowledge her outstanding achievements.

The Ministers’ Women in Local Government Awards commemorate and celebrate the significant contribution women make to the Local Government sector. The Awards were established in 2008 to recognise the outstanding efforts of women at the grassroots level of government in metropolitan and regional/rural councils.

Nominations for the 2022 Ministers’ Women in Local Government Awards are open until 19 October 2022 – visit the Office of Local Government website for more information and to nominate.

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