Renewing our city - What we need to bring life back to Perth
This June we are delighted to welcome John Carey MP, Member for Perth to speak at Rotary of Elizabeth Quay. John Carey has recently been elected to the Western Australian Legislative Assembly. John has lived in Brisbane Street in Perth for more than a decade and loves the great lifestyle that the city offers. But he also personally knows the real challenges it brings living in the city. As the Mayor of Vincent, which includes parts of West Perth, East Perth and Perth, he has worked hard to make these precincts more vibrant and safer for residents.
Tired of a lack of positive action on Beaufort Street, John founded the Beaufort Street Network, a local business and resident organisation aimed at revitalizing the precinct. The Network has driven the transformation of the Beaufort Street precinct, through projects which have helped built a sense of a real community. John also co-founded the Beaufort Street Festival, credited with putting the café and retail on the tourist map. John has been a fighter for transparency and accountability in government – leading the charge to strengthen ratepayers right to know about decisions their local government is making. As Mayor, John has lead by example: banning Councillors' travel, creating the WA’s first developer Councillor contact register and WA’s first online gift and hospitality register. He understands that elected officials need to set higher standards to regain community confidence and trust. With John's long list of achievements and no shortage of community involvement, there is no-one better placed to inspire us to help create ripples of change. Don't miss your chance to hear from John Carey MP at Rotary of Elizabeth Quay. Door registrations will not be available and tickets will be limited to 65 tickets only to ensure an up-close, personal event with John.
- Date: Wednesday 7 June 2017, from 5:15pm (start at 5:30pm) till 6:30pm
- Speaker: John Carey, Perth Member of WA Legislative Assembly, former City of Vincent Mayor.
- Venue: Laneway Lounge, 414A Murray Street, Perth.
- Booking: free event. Please register via Eventbrite, limited to 65 seats.