With the year drawing to a close I just wanted to express my appreciation to all staff and volunteers for another outstanding effort in supporting the agency’s mission.

As I said at our Xmas lunch, the great reputation the agency enjoys is because of the work done by staff and volunteers, not only this year but the years preceding as well. Next year is shaping up to be a very exciting one with our building being completed (expected round August) our DHHS audit and Gala Ball in the same week in February (!) and the implementation of recommendations arising from some significant government reviews.

So, I hope you have an enjoyable and relaxing Xmas / New Year break, because from the 1/1/16, I sense we are going to find the twelve months racing by very quickly.

PS: I also hope Santa brings you what you want!

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