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Congratulations on 20 years. Well done Tracey.

If you’ve visited DYRSL within the last 20 years, chances are you’ve encountered Tracey. A smiling and warm character, Tracey has dedicated 20 years to serving our guests delicious coffees and meals in Aqua.

As Tracey celebrates her 20 years of employment, we took some time to take a look at her journey. Read on to find out a little more about Tracey and her time with us.

What in particular do you enjoy about working at DYRSL?

What I enjoy the most is interacting with our lovely customers by having a chat or a laugh and of course the great staff I work with!

Describe ‘a day in the life’ working at DYRSL in your current position.

I work in Aqua as a food service staff member, always trying to deliver the best customer service to our lovely guests. Whether taking orders at the cash register, running the food, making coffees or clearing tables, I take pride in doing the best job I can. I feel good about serving fresh and healthy food to our amazing customers with a smile!

What is a fond/funny/stand-out memory of your time here?

I have actually met my partner Paul here at DYRSL and I have now been with him for over 18 years.

How has DYRSL changed over the 5 years?

Wow, it has expanded and developed so much! And it’s been great to seeing it all come to life and being a part of it.

What do you love doing the most in your work?

I love serving our friendly members and guests with a smile and helping them whenever I can.

What is something exciting happening in your life right now?

I love spending some time with my two and a half year old grandson and I am also expecting a grand-daughter very soon!

How would your friends describe you?

My friends would describe me as quirky, caring and friendly.

If you could have one super-power, what would it be?

To be invisible.

What is the weirdest fact you know?

Kangaroos keep growing until they die!

What is you favourite book/movie?

The notebook.

Tell us something we don’t know about you.

I used to be an aerobics instructor.

What are some of your hobbies outside of work?

I love doing yoga, going on long walks and listening to great music.

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grow up?

I wanted to be a school teacher.

What is your go-to meal here?

The fish tacos from Battery House are my favourite, they are delicious!