I wish to congratulate the recipients of this year’s 2020 Australia Day awards. Strong communities like ours require the ongoing contribution of strong and capable individuals prepared to dedicate their time and their service for the betterment of others. Congratulations to:
Bayside City Council Citizen of the Year, Reverend Bruce Corben
Young Citizen of the Year, Emily Fairweather
Senior Citizen of the Year, Ralph Butcher
Individual Environmental Award recipient, Derek Jones.
The following members of our community were also awarded a medal in the general division of the Order of Australia: Mr Anthony Corr
Mrs Kerry Franklin
Mr Jolyon Good
Mr George Halvagis
Mr Murray Thompson
Mr Peter Walsh
Finally, awarded an officer in the general division of the Order of Australia, Major General David McLachlan, retired.
Congratulations to all.