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Recognition of Our Members

2021 Australia Day Honours Recognise Scouts

This Australia Day, Scouts Australia was delighted to see a number of its members receive an Australia Day Honour for their outstanding contribution to their communities. Scouting members were also recognised by their local communities in award ceremonies around the country. Scouts Australia congratulates them all.

Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia in the General Division

  • The late Gordon Dendle, Office Bearer for Geelong Peninsula District and Group Chairman of 1st Leopold
  • Alan Wickes, former Scout Leader at 1st Frankston
  • Peter Wicking, former Scout Leader at 2nd Beaumaris Sea Scouts
  • Brenda De Bes, Honorary Commissioner for ACT Branch
  • Christopher Diener, former Venturer Leader for Scouts ACT
  • Patricia Fortier, NSW Central Coast Gang Show Scout Fellowship Member
  • Jeffery Harrison, Honorary State Commissioner, NSW
  • Dr David Nelson, former volunteer, Scouts WA
  • Ronald Wallace, Region Leader, Brisbane North Region

Member (AM) of the Order of Australia

  • Kirsty Brown OAM, former Chief Commissioner of Queensland
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