With a passion for Pittwater and a lifelong Northern Beaches resident, Rory has been an active volunteer firefighter since 2013 and served as President and Vice-President of the Davidson Rural Fire Brigade for over eight years.
As President, Rory oversaw the Brigade's fundraising efforts to raise over $150,000 to have their Fire Station extended to accommodate their growing membership of over 100 volunteers. Rory is deployed to live fires across NSW and is operationally active in the Brigade. In 2020, Rory was awarded the NSW Premier's Bushfire Emergency Citation in recognition of his services during the 2019-20 NSW Bushfires.
A member of various local Chambers of Commerce, Director of Pittwater Business Limited, member of the Pittwater RSL Club and affiliate member of the Pittwater RSL Sub-Branch, Honorary Legal Counsel for NSW Rugby Referees Association, active rugby referee and a keen runner, Rory is highly connected with his local community.
Rory is a family lawyer by trade, representing and helping his clients navigate their way through the difficulties of family breakdown. Rory acts in complex financial matters and difficult parenting disputes. Rory is on the Roll of Solicitors of the Supreme Court of NSW and the High Court of Australia, having practised as a solicitor for a decade.
Rory has served on Council since 2017. His priorities for Council include ensuring accountability and transparency, fighting to end Council waste, to improve services and lower rates, standing up against inappropriate development, and fighting for: small businesses, upgrades to surf life saving clubhouses, and fair access to public space for families with dogs.
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