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Tasmanian Honour Roll of Women

Do you know an exceptional woman who should be recognised for her contribution to the community? Nominations are open for the Tasmanian Honour Roll of Women.  The Tasmanian Honour Roll of Women publicly recognises outstanding contributions made by Tasmanian women and women’s organisations to their state, nation and internationally.

The aim of the Honour Roll is to express our appreciation and recognition of these women and organisations, and to preserve their stories as historical records, so they may inspire the continued achievement of future generations. 

In 2017, Betty White, at the age of 99, became a member of the Tasmanian Honour Roll of Women.

Other notable women from the Southern Midlands who are on the Honour Roll include:

  • Author, Nan Chauncey;
  • Colonel Nell Espie, an army nurse who served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars; and
  • Quiet achiever, Jill Burbury who actively supports the community at all levels. 

Women organisations may also be nominated for the Honour Roll. The Midlands Multi-Purpose Health Centre Auxiliary, at Oatlands, was recognised in 2015 for its service to health and the community.

Members of the Honour Roll come from all walks of life, but each has demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to excellence, achievement, and service to others.  Their accomplishments are diverse and include fields such as agriculture, science, education, environment, health, architecture, cultural heritage, Aboriginal affairs, arts, community, and sport and recreation.

If you know someone who deserves to be recognised and celebrated, now is the time to nominate them.

Nominations for the Tasmanian Honour Roll of Women close on Friday 28 September 2018.

More information 

Nomination forms and a full list of current inductees are available on the Women in Tasmania website www.women.tas.gov.au

For more information about the Honour Roll and its inductees visit the Facebook page:  www.facebook.com/tashonourroll/

For further information about the nomination process, please contact Diana Darcey via email honourroll@communities.tas.gov.au or phone 6232 7108, 6232 7143 or freecall 1800 009 501.

Posted Thursday, 23 August 2018, 8.00am


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