2012 -Noreen Hewett, lifelong activist and the inspiration behind the founding of OWN

2012 - Vale Noreen Hewett

Noreen Hewett, lifelong activist and the inspiration behind the founding of OWN, passes away on April 24. She is celebrated for her passion and energy, inclusiveness and countless innovative ideas. 

OWN members are invited to Admiralty House for International Women’s Day with The Governor-General, Quentin Bryce. She praises OWN for their efforts on behalf of women everywhere. The theatre group performs Don’t Knock Your Granny. 

OWN NSW holds Rights Roadblocks and Resilience at NSW Parliament House. Deepwater OWN on the Central Coast is formed. 

OWN participates in active ageing and falls prevention research through the University of Western Sydney.

OWN Sydney celebrates the contribution and achievements of its octogenarian members with a joyful party.

History is herstory too.

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