Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Lifetime Commitment; Trevor Maltby Is Presented with Order of Australia

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Lifetime Commitment; Trevor Maltby Is Presented with Order of Australia

Article excerpt

Sid Russell

sid.russell@dailymercury.com.au

A LIFETIME of commitment and an unbreakable bond with his hometown is what it took for Trevor Maltby to earn the prestigious Medal of the Order of Australia.

The Bowen resident, who was one of 12 recipients at a ceremony in Townsville received his award from Queensland State Governor Penelope Wensley, who flew up especially for the occasion.

"It was a great function and all of us (the recipients) were just at ease with each other through the whole thing," Mr Maltby said.

"I felt proud and it was a really great function."

Mr Maltby received the award in recognition of a long list of community involvement in the Bowen region.

"A few of the things I've been involved with here is the Bowen Agriculture and Pastoral Society, which I was part of for many years, as well as the local pony club and turf club," he said. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.