FULL LIST OF HONOURS RECIPIENTS IN THE HUNTER

More than a thousand of our finest Australians have been honoured for their contribution to our way of life.

The 2018 Queen’s Birthday honours list features noted champions and unsung heroes, while there was also a successful push for more recognition for women.

Other worthy recipients may not be as well-known but their efforts are just as appreciated, below is a full list of the Hunter residents to be given honours:

Officer (AO) in the General Division
Kurt Fearnley OAM, Newcastle

Member (AM) in the General Division
Dr Bernard Curran, Hamilton
Phyllis Davis, Charlestown
Iain Riggs, Branxton
Juliana Waugh, New Lambton Heights

Medal (OAM) in the General Division
Margaret Albury, Cessnock
Dr Alan Bray, Woodville
Freda Collison, Gresford
Fran Corner, Tanilba Bay
Lesley Gent, Elermore Vale
Iris Gillingham, Sandgate
Douglas Holmes, Boolaroo
William Howey, Scone
Graham Hudson, Woodville
Rev Deacon Gregory Kerr, Macquarie Hills
Jacqueline Newton, Cardiff Heights
Dr Johannes Nell, Corlette
Dr Kim Ostinga, Newcastle
John Powell, Newcastle
Marcia Seymour-Dane, Hawks Nest
Wilma Simmons, Lambton
Catherine Tate, New Lambton
Ian Wheatley, Tea Gardens

Australian Police Medal
Supt John Gralton

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