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Leicester Board member receives Queen's Birthday Honour

Leicester Board member receives Queen's Birthday Honour

Swimming legend Dawn Fraser has also be recognised for her contributions to sport and mentoring.

Former Test batsman and chairman of selectors John Inverarity and administrator Helen Brownlee have both been appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM).

Phil Emmanuel, a Buderim-based musician who died last month after a sudden asthma attack, has been recognised with an OAM for his service to music.

Professor Suzanne Chambers from Griffith University's Menzies Health Institute Queensland, has been acknowledged for her work on how to best support people dealing with cancer. She became Founder Member of the CEW in 1992, and president in 1995, a role she has held ever since. It was like winning my first gold medal, " she said.

"I am extremely honoured to be receiving an MBE and highly appreciative to those that put my name forward as this is not something that you ever consider a possibility".

FIFA Council approves two bids to host 2026 FIFA World Cup
Turning his attention to the players that will catch the eye, he stated that in every World Cup , a new superstar emerges. Tempers had flared just before that with the Brazilians taking exception to tasty tackles on Neymar and Coutinho .

This is the latest accolade for the 28-year-old Joshua, who was rewarded with an MBE in 2013 after claiming an Olympic gold medal at the London 2012 Games. She has never been far from the spotlight, always willing to speak her mind and take a stand to highlight issues close to her heart.

A Hospice spokesperson added "The Queen's Birthday Honours List recognises the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people and the organisation wishes to extend honest congratulations to our CEO, Liz Cuddy on this outstanding accolade".

Ms Smyth, who has more than 40 years experience in the mineral and petroleum industries and now chairs the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority, said everyone she had worked with in her career should share her pride in being awarded an AC. For many years she was the chair of ScreenWest, the state's film development agency.

"It's at the top because I feel like this is something completely different", he said.


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