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2007 Volunteer of the Year John Fillery and his wife Beryl with Mary

Mary Porter has launched the search for the NRMA Insurance Volunteer of the Year for 2008.

Mary initiated the awards over 20 years ago when president of the fledgling Volunteering ACT and as its CEO for 12 years until her election to the Assembly in 2004 has helped to grow them to what they are today.

"Volunteers are vital to the very fabric of our community and Canberra has the highest rate of volunteer involvement of any capital city in the nation.

"If it were not for our volunteer coaches who would train our future sporting stars.

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