Alister Henskens portrait
Alister Henskens portrait

2021 Ku-ring-gai Local Woman of the Year

Alister Henskens SC MP with Mrs Jo Harris OAM, Local Woman of the Year Award recipient 2021

Wahroonga resident, Mrs Jo Harris OAM is being celebrated with a Local Woman of the Year Award in recognition of the significant support she has given to the Ku-ring-gai community.

Alister Henskens SC MP, commended Jo on the achievement, acknowledging her outstanding service to community history.

“Jo has made a tremendous contribution to keeping Ku-ring-gai’s treasured history alive, I congratulate Jo on this well-deserved honour”, Mr Henskens said.

“Jo has lived in Ku-ring-gai all of her life, raised her children and been active in many community pursuits. More recently she has been the story teller of Ku-ring-gai’s history actively promoting our local area through her involvement in the Ku-ring-gai Historical Society”.

The Local Woman of the Year Awards is one way the NSW Government celebrates the achievements of women as part of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2021.