CGA Award Recipients

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Commonwealth Games Australia presents several awards, including the Order of Merit and Emerging Athlete of the Year, as well as conferring Life Memberships.

Life Members

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Life Members

Order of Merit

Order of Merit awarded in recognition of an outstanding contribution to the Commonwealth Sport Movement in Australia. The Order of Merit has been conferred to five people.

Michael Bushell AO
Conferred 14 May 2024

Carol Grant
Conferred 14 May 2024

Robert Gerard AO
Conferred 14 May 2024

Mark Peters OAM
Conferred 14 May 2024

David ‘Charlie’ Walsh OAM
Conferred 14 May 2024

Emerging Athlete of the Year

The CGA Emerging Athlete of the Year Award celebrates the next generation of Australian sport stars and those that may make an impact for Australia at major sport events in the future. Over the course of the year, an athlete will be recognised each month as the Emerging Athlete of the Month. Three finalists from the monthly winners will then be selected, with the Emerging Athlete of the Year crowned at CGA’s President’s Dinner.

Charli Petrov
Conferred 18 May 2023

Tayte Ryan
Awarded 14 May 2024

 

 

 

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