Queen's Birthday Honours - with Graham 'Smokey' Dawson
In light of Graham 'Smokey' Dawson being recognised as a member of the Order of Australia, we sat down with him to reflect on his career and the moments that shaped his career.
Vicsport would like to congratulate the following recipients for their outstanding contributions to sport in Victoria:
OFFICER (AO) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA
Mr John Edwin BERTRAND AM
- For distinguished service to sports administration, particularly to swimming and sailing, to child welfare, to higher education, and as a mentor of young sportspersons.
MEMBER (AM) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA
Mr Graham John DAWSON
- For significant service to the community through support for a range of charitable organisations, and to the broadcast media industry.
Mr Peter Alexander WILSON
- For significant service to the community through contributions to a range of social welfare, health, sport and charitable organisations.
MEDAL (OAM) OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA IN THE GENERAL DIVISION
Mr Colin ALDERSON
- For service to the racehorse training industry
Mr Michael Pearson GARNETT
- For service to veterans, to tennis, and to the community.
Mr Timothy Theodore SCHENKEN
- For service to motor sport.