Congratulations to all recipients.
Anne CROSS AM
Former UnitingCare Qld CEO. For significant service to the community through social welfare organisations in the government and not-for-profit sectors, and to women.
Geoff BATKIN OAM
CEO, Wesley Mission Queensland, former Director of Corporate Services for UnitingCare Burnside in NSW, Member, UnitingCare Australia Aged Care Network Committee. For significant service to the community through social and aged welfare organisations, and to the Uniting Church in Australia.
Rev Lynette BURDEN OAM
Superintendent Minister, Wesley Mission Queensland. For service to the Uniting Church in Australia.
Peter ANDREWS OAM
Lane Cove Uniting Church, Synod and Assembly Standing Committees, Assembly Finance Audit and Risk Committee. For service to the Uniting Church in Australia through a range of voluntary roles.
Marion GLEDHILL OAM
Eastwood Uniting Church. Deacon, Parramatta Nepean Presbytery. For service to the Uniting Church in Australia, and to social welfare.
Ted and Sue BRILL OAM
For service to the community of Ebenezer. Ted’s service includes as Parish Secretary of Ebenezer-Pitt Town Uniting Church and as a Guide and co-founder of the Ebenezer Church Tearoom and Museum.
Janet WOOD AM
Uniting Aged Care Victoria and Tasmania inaugural chair Janet Wood. For significant service to aged welfare as an advocate for human rights and health initiatives, and to the Uniting Church in Australia.
Peter FITZPATRICK AO
UnitingCare West Chairperson. For distinguished service to the community, particularly in Western Australia, through roles with veterans’ welfare, business, legal and not-for-profit organisations, and to social justice.