Rockhampton Quiet Achiever 2000
& GRAHAM SWADLING
is presently the CIG Councillor
in Division 1. However she has spared no effort in
ensuring that the welfare of the citizens of Rockhampton,
as well as those living in Division 1 has been promoted.
Rose shared the 1994 Australia Day Citizen of the Year Award.
Rose is no stranger to people's
needs, as past President of the Rockhampton
Red Cross she was constantly called upon to care for people
in stressful situations and her compassionate and practical
assistance was very much appreciated. She continues her interest
in Red Cross by regularly attending meetings and providing services.
Rose is also the Co-ordinator
for the Queensland Cancer Fund door knock appeal.
She is presently Vice-President
of the Glenmore Community Service Club, which she and her husband
Graham established in 1988. Members of her family have been
active in this Club by serving as Presidents, Secretaries, Public
Relations Officers and Committee Members since its inception.
Rose is Zone and Block Co-ordinator of Neighbourhood Watch
Area No.1 She is also a member of the Community Consultative
Committee, member of Community Supporting Police, President
of Victims of Crime Association Central Queensland and has served
two years on the state committee for Victims of Crime Queensland.
Rose is a current Board Member
of the Senior Citizens Association and an active member of the
and Patron of the Scope Club of Rockhampton.
Rose has had a keen interest in
Vietnam Veterans for many years and was the instigator of the
Kershaw Gardens Vietnam
Memorial. She stands
beside all Veterans and has greatly assisted in the formation
of the Rockhampton Veterans Drop in
Center and the Cockscomb Veterans
Camp at Mt Wheeler. Rose
is the Chairperson Elect for the Central Queensland Military
and Artefacts Museum Inc and she has
been working with all Ex Service Organisations and the Community on this project.
As Council representative, she
serves on the Rockhampton/Fitzroy
State Emergency Service, Crime-Stoppers, Senior Citizens Committee,
Homeless Persons Advisory Committee and the Rockhampton
Rose and Graham have lived all
their lives in Rockhampton and are
both well aware of the needs of the Community. While their two
sons attended Glenmore High School,
both Rose and Graham became 2nd Lieutenants in the School's
Cadet Unit, and held this position for four years. Rose and
Graham are also partners in their family Painting business.
motto is "Working together, we will achieve."
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