Tag: Awards and Recognition

Roger Underwood honoured for lifetime of bushfire management

Historian and author Roger Underwood has been recognised for decades of service to forestry and bushfire management in WA.

On Friday the Palmyra local was appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia.

He said the honour was something he had gained thanks as much to the work of those around him as it was for his own efforts managing and caring for forests.

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Barry Aitchison OAM – Well Deserved

Barry Aitchison was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the general division as recognition for his service to the community of the Monaro.
Barry is well known and a highly respected former Fire Control Officer, Operations Officer and Firefighter who represented the Snowy River, Bombala and Cooma Monaro Fire Districts for well over 30 years.
Those who know Barry will be very pleased that this OAM has been awarded to most deserving bushman with a passion for the locals, the bush and its’ future.

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