The Queen's Birthday 2019 Honours List recognises a diverse range of contributions and service across all fields, including professional endeavours, community work, Australia's Defence Force and Emergency Services.
Let's do a quick lap around some of Australian Community Media's mastheads and introduce you to the people honoured for making a difference where they live.
Twenty-six Tasmanians have been officially commended for their service to society this year, with an inclusion on the Queen's Birthday Honours List. Read more about them here.
Across Central Victoria,13 people who have jumped in to help their communities through sharing their time, knowledge and skills have been celebrated.
There's a collection of Border and North East men and women named in the 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours. They share both a commitment to their community and surprise they have been singled out. But many years of active service stand testament to their contributions. Read about them all here.
Coolamon's David McCann is making his second appearance in an honours list; Wagga GP Geraldine Duncan has been recognised for her decades of dedication; well-known Lockhart solicitor Ian McLeod has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia and Rodney Smith, a former senior officer police officer in Wagga, has been awarded the Australian Police Medal.
Shoalhaven residents have been honoured in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours. Among them are Sue Davies, Laurie McGinty, Clem McNamara, all of Nowra and Dr Mary Moran, of Kangaroo Valley have each been awarded Order of Australia Medals. Read more here.
The Queen's Birthday 2019 Honours List recognises a diverse range of contributions and service across all fields, including professional endeavours, community work, Australia's Defence Force and Emergency Services. Meet them all here.
"I was a bit shocked, I didn't expect to receive an award for something I actually love doing," Alf said.
Plenty of talent from the New England North West was recognised in the 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours List, among them Walcha News sports and gossip contributing journalist AJ 'Coogie' Cross. Read more about them all right here.
A former Redlands MP, forensic odontologist and conservationist are among seven Redlands residents to be named in the Queen's Birthday Order of Australia Honours List. You can meet them here.
Two men from North West Queensland are in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours list - former Flinders Mayor Greg Jones and Kevin "Mick" Pattel of Richmond. Read more about these two men here.
Three Katherine residents have won Queen's Birthday honours for police, fire and emergency services work. Keith Currie, Ron Green and Wayne Stubbs were recognised for their dedication in the 2019 honours list. Learn more about them here.
Former Blyth resident, Jack and Gwenyth Crombie were both honoured with Order of Australia Medals for their service to the Indigenous Community of South Australia. Theirs is a unique tale. Read it here.
More from South Australia and Western Australia to come ...
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