Mary Hollingworth: NSW Community Hero of the Year recipient
Mary Hollingworth was the winner of the Aware Super NSW Community Hero of the Year Award at the 2023 NSW Women of the Year Awards.
Mary Hollingworth is very well-known in the Glen Innes and Deepwater area as a proud community advocate, including the 2022 Chairperson of the NSW Rural Women’s Gathering and a long-time volunteer with the Rural Women’s Network.
She has worked collaboratively (and tirelessly) to deliver 500 events, seminars, functions and information and training sessions for rural women and families in the Glen Innes, Deepwater and Tenterfield regions.
Among her many roles and past experiences, she is an active member of numerous local organisations including CWA, Far West Red Cross, Deepwater Hall Trust and View Club.
Mary was a member of the Glen Innes Show Society Ladies Auxiliary for 25 years, serving as president from 2004-2008.