What Is The Greg Singh
The Greg Singh Bursary Association Inc (GSBA) was established in 2011 in honour of Greg Singh, who served as the Councillor representing Golden Beach in the Caloundra City Council from 2004 to 2008.
Councillor Singh was a highly respected member of the local community who had overcome his lifelong disability to realize his personal potential.
Sadly Greg passed away, at the age of 49, after a short battle with skin cancer.
The Greg Singh Bursary Association Inc raises funds to provide bursaries to eligible students who may have difficulties at school.
A disability in relation to education is inclusive of moderate impairments in the areas of sight and hearing, speech and language, auditory processing, fine and gross motor development, as well as conditions such as autism, and emotional and behavioural disorders.
The Association is governed by the Queensland Associations Incorporation Act 1981 and is registered as a Charity under the provisions of the Collections Act 1966.
That current or past Golden Beach State School students, who are disadvantaged by having a disability, or a parent with a disability, are ensured of equal access to all opportunities in education to realize their personal potential.
The current committee is comprised of the executive and some members of the Golden Beach Progress Association, representatives from Golden Beach State School, Councillor Tim Dwyer, Solicitor Geoff Lyons and members of the local community. The incorporation, and registration as a charity, of the Greg Singh Bursary Association Inc was achieved under the guidance of Geoff Lyons, Solicitor. Rettore Notley Chartered Accountants & Strategic Business Advisors are the GSBA auditors.
Click on ABOUT GREG SINGH at the top of this page to read about the life of Greg Singh.