Emma Percy & Paul Dyason (Albury High School Choir)
Still taken from the 2013 Winter Solstice event video With beautiful lead vocals by Emma and Paul, we were moved in hearing the Albury High School Choir’s performance of Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen.
Albury High School Dramatic Minds
Still taken from the 2013 Winter Solstice event video We were delighted to host the Albury High School’s Dramatic Minds group in their performance of Lanterns by Birds of Tokyo.
Still taken from the 2013 Winter Solstice event video Jennifer Watterson’s life was forever changed the day that her eldest brother, Carl, made a decision to take his own life. As the next of kin called in to identify her brother’s body, she suffered from PTSD and intense grief for years afterwards.As a practicing Mental […]
“In 2010, 36 million years of healthy life were lost to suicide across the globe. In that same year, suicide took more lives than war, murder and natural disasters combined.” Sue Murray opened her Winter Solstice address in 2013 with this powerful statistic. From 2012 to 2018, Sue was the CEO of Suicide Prevention Australia […]
DMB Dance Troupe
Still taken from the 2013 Winter Solstice event video DMB Dance & Performing Arts, now known as Evolve Dance Company, has been successfully sharing the passion, fun and freedom of dance with thousands of students in Albury for over 30 years. During this time, they have grown to encompass a huge variety of dance styles […]
Nancy Rooke (Wiradjuri Elder) (1935-2019)
Wiradjuri Elder Nancy Rooke helped us in giving a Welcome to Country every year at the Solstice until 2017. In her life Nancy was always inclusive and open, a true champion for justice, and helped open the doors to conversations some may not until then have dared to walk through. First and foremost an ambassador […]
Archdeacon Father Peter Mcleod – Miller
Attendance: 2013 – current We are blessed in Albury to have such an outspoken yet sincere local priest. Father Peter has been in attendance of the Solstice since its inception, and opens every year with a prayer. We always feel Father Peter brings if not an air of holiness to our Solstice, at least just […]
Patrick McGorry (AO)