King's Birthday Honours

Congratulations to the amazing individuals who have been honoured in this year's King's Birthday Honours for their exceptional contributions to Scouting and their communities. These outstanding role models have shown us what it means to lead, mentor, and make a positive impact. We are incredibly proud of their achievements and the influence they've had on Scouting.

Their dedication and leadership have inspired us to embrace adventure, develop important skills, and create change in our communities. They have taught us valuable life lessons, nurtured our resilience, and encouraged us to be active citizens. Their passion for Scouting has left a lasting impact on countless lives.

To all the honourees, we extend our heartfelt congratulations. Your commitment, passion, and service to Scouting are truly inspiring. You have become role models for us all, showing us that each of us has the power to make a difference. Your names will forever be celebrated as shining stars in our Scouting universe.

Our gratitude goes to those honoured with an AM for their service to our movement and to their community:

  • Peter Blatch OAM - Scouts Queensland
  • Ormonde Butler OAM- Scouts New South Wales
  • Miriam Stanborough - Scouts Western Australia

We also honour members of Scouting recognised today with the OAM:

  • Alex Forrest - Scouts Victoria
  • Bob Millen - Scouts  Victoria
  • David Andrew Stidston - Scouts Victoria
  • Susan Seletto - Scouts Victoria
  • John Clarke - Scouts South Australia
  • Sandra Walker - Scouts New South Wales
  • Kevin Sinden - Scouts Queensland
  • Bob Baldock - Scouts Northern Territory
  • Greg Barr-Jones - Scouts New South Wales
  • Carol James - Scouts New South Wales


Congratulations once again to all the deserving awardees. 

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