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Congratulations to Central Coast Order of Australia Medal Recipients

We are extremely proud to congratulate our Patron Charmian Gadd and Roslyn English who were each recognised today with a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM).

🏅 Roslyn May English from Saratoga

For service to the Central Coast community including through Gosford Musical Society and the Cancer Council.

🏅 Charmian Gadd from Copacabana
For service to music including the Central Coast Conservatorium of Music.

Thank you for all that you do for us and the region. You are both an inspiration.

Additionally, we’d like to congratulate to the other Central Coast residents who’ve been recognised this Australia Day. Congratulations!

Member (AM) of the Order in the General Division of Australia

🏅 Doctor Deborah Jane Cockrell from Forresters Beach
For significant service to dentistry, professional organisations and education

🏅 Paul Murnane from Ettalong Beach
For significant service to the not-for-profit sector including Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia, the performing arts and to business.

Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM)

🏅 Niels Bowen from Point Frederick
For service to the pharmacy profession.

🏅 Douglas William Edwards from Gosford
For service to radio as a comedy writer and creator.

🏅 Rebecca Hook from Gosford
For service to community health, including Lifeline.

🏅 Monica Leith Perry from Green Point
For service to youth, and to the community including girl guides.

🏅 Ross Thomas Beckley from Wyong
For service to community health, including Behind the Seen.

🏅 Susan Jane O’Neill from Terrigal
For service to the international community through medical and humanitarian programs such as Pink Umbrella Foundation and Rotary

Australian Fire Service Medal (AFSM)

🏅 Stuart Farleigh from Morisset has a passion for bushfire training. He is a member of the Rural Fire Service, an after-hours operator triple-0 operator for the Central Coast and a fire investigator. He has attended many major incidents, including the 1989 Newcastle earthquake and 2019-20 fire season.