2013 Ovarian Cancer Australia Afternoon Teal Appeal Launch

Written on the 29 November 2012

2013 Ovarian Cancer Australia Afternoon Teal Appeal Launch


On Thursday 28th of September Georgie attended an Afternoon Teal at the Sissi and Co Café in Malvern for Ovarian Cancer Australia to raise funds and awareness for ovarian cancer research.


The Afternoon Teal was hosted by Federal Member for Higgin’s and ambassador for Ovarian Cancer Australia, Kelly O’Dwyre MP who expressed her pride to be working with Ovarian Cancer.


“I am proud to be working with Ovarian Cancer Australia to raise awareness and much needed funds so that we can not only lift the drastically low survival rate but through more research can also discover the root causes” Ms O’Dwyre said. 


Georgie in attendance agreed stating that the “fight against Ovarian Cancer is an important one” and thanked both the Ovarian Cancer Australia for the important work they do and Kelly O’Dwyre for hosting such a successful event in support.


The Deputy Leader of the Federal Liberal Party, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, was also in attendance and addressed the crowd along with ovarian cancer survivor Meghan Speers, who recounted her story of being diagnosed with ovarian cancer at 29.


For more information about ovarian cancer or the Ovarian Cancer Council or if you would like to host your own Afternoon Teal details can be found at www.ovariancancer.net.au     


Guests included 

Julie Bishop, Deputy Leader of the Opposition and Shadow Minister for foreign Affairs and Trade

Kelly O’Dwyre MP, Federal Member for Higgins and Ambassador for Ovarian Cancer Australia

Meghan Speers, ovarian cancer survivor 

Robyn Baillieu, wife of Premier Ted Baillieu 

Jana Pitman, Australian athlete 

Andrea Coote MLC, Parliamentary Secretary for Families and Community Services 

Ms Georgie Crozier MLC, Member for Southern Metropolitan Region 

Cr Melina Sehr, former Mayor of Stonnington

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