Queens Birthday Honours

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Congratulations to the following members of the Commonwealth Games family who have received Queen’s Birthday honours.

Member of the Order of Australia in the General Division (AM)

Ron Alexander AM – long-time Executive Director of the Department of Sport & Recreation in WA

Lesley Arrowsmith AM – Swimming official who has served at multiple Commonwealth Games.

Eliza Ault-Connell AM – Gold Coast Commonwealth Games wheelchair marathon silver medallist

John Croll AM – Paralympics Australia Vice President

Noeleen Dix AM – Former Netball Australia President, former Board member ACGA and current member of CGA Nominations & Remuneration Committee

Luc Longley AM – former Australian and NBA basketballer.  Gold Caast Commonwealth Games men’s basketball team assistant coach.

Kathryn (Kate) Palmer AM – former Netball Australia CEO and current CEO of Sport Australia

Tony Shaw AM – former Wallaby, current President of Rugby Australia

Dr Susan White AM – long serving team doctor for Netball and Swimming and medical executive at the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.

Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM)

Geraldine Brown OAM – Former Commonwealth Games Australia Vice President, former President of Badminton Australia

Jan Cameron OAM – Para swimming coach and 1966 Perth Commonwealth Games Swimming medallist athlete. GC2018 Para Sport coach. Sadly Jan passed away in April this year.

Louise Evans OAM – long serving athletics writer

Ken Eynon OAM and Tony Keynes OAM – athletics officials

Daryl Hocking OAM – technical official, Diving Australia

Jim O’Brien OAM – long serving Executive Director, NSW Wheelchair Sports

Tony Strahan OAM – 1962 Perth Commonwealth Games swimming gold medallist and world record holder

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