In 1956 Lawrie started his working career alongside his father Alf in AW Green and sons. He branched out in 1964 to form LH & TO Green PL, the forerunner of GreenCon.
Today Lawrie remains a vital part of the business, lending his experience and expertise as a Director.
Lawrie’s community contribution is immense. He is a life member of Cobden Apex Club and Cobden Football Netball Club, a recipient of the Royal Life Saving Society Commonwealth Council Recognition Award and a former Cobden Golf Club president, vice-president and captain who remains an active member today.
Lawrie was on the Camperdown High School Board from1972 – 1977 and Cobden Technical School board1979 – 1983 and was Cobden Recreation Reserve Chairman from 1970 – 1982. He continues to serve as a Cobden Red Cross member.
In 1961 Lawrie married Thelma who shared his passion for contributing to the community with contributions as Cobrico Tennis Club Secretary, Cobden golf Club Handicapper, match committee member, vice-president and president for three years. Thelma was also on the Women’s Golf Victoria Board and served as treasurer for six years. Thelma continues as a member of the Western District Golf Board, a role she has held since 2015.