Central Victorians recognised in Queen's Birthday honours

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A number of central Victorians have been recognised for their service in the community in today's Queen's Birthday honours. They are:

Mount Macedon's Athol Guy and his Seekers partners have been appointed Officers of the Order of Australia (AO).

Mount Macedon's Athol Guy and his Seekers partners have been appointed Officers of the Order of Australia (AO).

OFFICER (AO) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION

Athol George GUY Mount Macedon, Vic. For distinguished service to the performing arts as an entertainer, through seminal contributions to Australian music, and as a supporter of not-for-profit organisations.

MEMBER (AM) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION

Christine Rae UNSWORTH Gisborne, Vic. For significant service to the community, particularly through leadership of the Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal.

MEDAL (OAM) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION

Graham Alastair ALLEN Maiden Gully, Vic. For service to the community, particularly through service organisations. In 2011 Mr Allen was recognised for 30 years service to the Maiden Gully - Marong Lions Club. 

Norm Bowen.

Norm Bowen.

Norman Edward BOWEN AFSM Spring Gully, Vic. For service to the community, particularly through fire response roles. 

Betty and John Higgs.

Betty and John Higgs.

John Edward HIGGS Bendigo, Vic. For service to education, to the arts, and to the community of Bendigo.

Edward John RANKINS Bendigo, Vic. For service to the community of Bendigo, particularly through tourism roles.

Joyce Trimble.

Joyce Trimble.

Joyce Kathleen TRIMBLE California Gully, Vic. For service to the community of Eaglehawk. 

MEDAL (OAM) IN THE MILITARY DIVISION

Royal Australian Navy

Lieutenant Commander Amy York, RAN. Picture: ABIS Cassie McBride

Lieutenant Commander Amy York, RAN. Picture: ABIS Cassie McBride

Lieutenant Commander Amy Maree YORK RAN Vic. For meritorious devotion to duty in the fields of general and peri-operative military nursing across a range of healthcare settings in the Australian Defence Force.

PUBLIC SERVICE MEDAL

Jodi Lee HENDERSON Harcourt, Vic. For outstanding public service and excellence in the delivery of justice services to the community of Victoria.

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