How long have you lived in Forbes? 32 out of my 37 years.
What was your first job you had and what do you do now? I had a few shifts as a kitchen hand for a local restaurant. Nowadays I help people get the very things that they want out of life through coaching them.
What makes you laugh the most? I have the most random ideas that I think are great. Some of which turn out to be complete train wrecks to be honest.
If money was no object to you what would you do with your time? I would always be looking to serve humanity in some way shape or form. Where there are problems, there are solutions needed.
Describe your dream holiday? White sandy beach, crystal clear water, villa on the beach. Absolute bliss!
What’s your favourite childhood memory? Games of backyard cricket and tackle footy with my cousins at my grandparents house on school holidays. Best times of my life without a doubt and we made some great family memories.
If you could live in any time or place where would it and when? The Woodstock Festival held in August in 1969 (in upstate New York) on Max Yasgur’s dairy farm in Bethel, New York, 40 miles southwest of the town of Woodstock. Not the Woodstock near Cowra.
If you could share a meal with 3 people past or present who would it be? Gene Simmons, John Lennon and Dolly Parton.
If you could have one superpower what would it be and why? The power of persuasion. I think it would be great and extremely useful.
What is your pet hate? When people see injustice and do not stand up against it.
Forbes will celebrate what’s great about our amazing young people with a series of events planned to bring the whole community together to celebrate Youth Week. Celebrations will be held across Australia and in Forbes the festival begins on Friday April 16 with Obstacool in Lions Park.
This year’s Youth Week celebrations wraps up with a Super Mega Fun Day on 24 April with a concert featuring local performers. This event has fun for all ages with a mechanical bull, climbing rock wall and a bungee run. Awards will be presented for; Youth Citizen of the Year, Sports Volunteer and Brighter Future Awards.
• Obstacool: On Friday 10am – 2 pm 16th April 2021, Lions Park will be the place to be. The inflatable course includes wedges, inflatable tyre run plus our feature attraction, Big Bopper!
• Sweet Three Movie night: On Saturday 17th April 2021 between 6pm – 8pm an outdoor movie screening will be held at Lions Park.
• Pedal Boats: On Saturday 17th April 2021 there will be four-pedal boats at Lions Park from 10am – 2pm.
• Movie Night: On Friday 23rd April between 6pm – 9pm Forbes Shire Council will be holding an outdoor movie night featuring the comedy “The Heat”.
• Super Mega Fun Day: To complete the celebrations a Youth Concert will be held at Lions Park on Saturday 24th April 2021 10am – 2pm. The park will be filled with entertainment such as rock climbing walls, mechanical bull, bungee run, paddleboats, giant games and food vans.
• 2021 Youth Awards: The announcement of the official Youth Week Awards will also take place during the day.
For more information see Forbes Shire Council’s Facebook page, website or call 6850 2300.
How long have you lived in Forbes? I wasn’t born here and have lived in Forbes for only a year so far and am really enjoying it.
What was your first job? My first job was as a customer service cashier at Red Rooster growing up and now I work at Acheson’s Mitre 10 in Forbes.
What makes you laugh the most? Anytime that laughing is inappropriate. I always laugh when I shouldn’t.
If money were no object what would you do with your time? Definitely travel more. I love to travel when and where I can. It’s great.
Describe your dream holiday? Backpacking around Europe for sure. It is certainly the dream holiday. Even more so now that no one is able to travel at the moment overseas.
What’s your favourite childhood memory? My mum’s apricot chicken – amazing!
If you could live in any time or place where would it be and when? Here and Now. Being in the present.
If you could share a meal with three people past or present who would it be? My family in Perth. It would be great – I love them.
If you could have one super-power at all what would it be? I have always been fascinated with and interested in time travel so I would have to say time travel would be my preferred superpower.
Can you describe what your pet hate is? Being nominated to do these things of course!
How long have you lived in or has it been since you moved to Forbes? I have lived my whole life here in Forbes. Forbes is home.
What was your first job and what do you do now? Bernardi’s IGA packing veggies though now I run my own business Adam Molloy Carpentry.
What makes you laugh the most? My kids a lot of the time. They are funny.
If money were no object what would you do with your time? Permanent holiday of course. It would be great as you would never have to stay in the same place twice.
Describe your dream holiday? I would love to travel Australia. So many places to see and things to do.
What’s your favourite childhood memory? I loved camping and fishing throughout my childhood and still do. I still go out camping and fishing any chance I get.
If you could live in any time or place where would it be and when? Definitely the 1980s. Good music and great cars. I was also a 1980s baby.
If you could share a meal with three people past or present who would it be? Billy Connolly, Chuck Lidell and Geoff Toovey. Would be an interesting dinner if I could get a word in.
If you could have one superpower what would it be? I’d love to be able to teleport. Any parent knows this is the one skill we all need.
What’s your pet hate? I hate liars. Can’t stand them. You never ever know where you stand with a liar or what they’ve lied to you about.
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