Rodney Johnstone was awarded ‘Citizen of the Year’ at the ceremony held for the City of Maribyrnong Civic Awards for 2022.
Rodney is a massive supporter of community, not only has he been involved in various board roles at Footscray Hockey Club for 19 years he is also a member of the Rotary Club of Footscray and was founder of the initiative the Footscray Bike Shed, which grew to become as we know it today the Inner West Community Bike Hub.
The Inner West Community Bike Hub is a not-for-profit organisation that repairs donated bicycles for those in need, reducing the amount of bikes going in to landfill.
Within the Rotary Club of Footscray, RJ works on projects that fundraise money to send to less fortunate youths so they can achieve in life.
? Credit City of Maribyrnong – Rodney receiving his award
? Credit Wiseman Sports – Rodney giving a welcome speech at NAIDOC day 2021