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Pittwater Life February 2018 Issue

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Editorial Take a bow,

Editorial Take a bow, local achievers This month this space is dedicated to congratulating the wonderful local achievers awarded Australia Day honours for their service to community. Take a bow all! Member (AM) John Kinsella (Mona Vale) – for significant service to the international community through healthcare and educational programs for vulnerable children in Cambodia; Dorothy Isaksen (Narrabeen) – for significant service to the Parliament of NSW, as an advocate for gender equality in politics, as a mentor, and to the community. Officer (AO) Emeritus Prof Russell Lansbury AM (Avalon Beach) – for distinguished service to industrial relations education as an academic, researcher and author, and as a mentor of young academics; Angus Gordon (North Narrabeen) – for service to environmental management and planning, and to the community (former general manager Pittwater Council 1996-2005). Medal (OAM) Dr Kenneth Hughes AFSM (Bilgola Plateau) – for service to the community, particularly through emergency response organisations (was Pittwater Council Citizen of the Year, 2002); The Reverend Ivan Roberts (Mona Vale) – for service to the Uniting Church in Australia, and to the Myall Creek Memorial. Meanwhile NB Council announced its own Australia Day Awards Winners. Outstanding Community Service award winners in Pittwater region (a total of 15 were awarded) were: Kellie Carroll (Mona Vale) and Lorraine Clarke (Narrabeen). If you know a local who deserves to be acknowledged, we urge you to nominate them next year. – Nigel Wall The Local Voice Since 1991 FEBRUARY 2018 3

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