Performing Arts Centre Official Opening


4 November 2006



  The Performing Arts Centre and the Covered Assembly Area was transformed into a Gala Ballroom for the "History in the Making" Official Opening.  The night was one that will be remembered for many years to come.
                            Dr Dennis Jensen MP officially opened the Banksia Park Performing Arts Centre and unveiled the Commemorative Plaque with Tony Russell.



and the Surprise of the Night:

P&C President John Ipsen announced that the Greenroom (at the back of the stage) had been renamed "The Russell Room" in recognition of the enormous contribution made by Tony Russell over many years to oversee the project and guide it to completion.


(John Ispen with Rhonda and Tony Russell)


  Speech by Tony Russell - Chairperson of the Performing Arts Centre

                          Speech by Martin Humphreys - Principal