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26/01 - OAM to the ‘Mayor’ of Majors Creek

Mr Brian McDONALD from Majors Creek has been awarded a Medal (OAM) Of The Order Of Australia In The General Division in the Australia Day Honours for his service to the community over many decades.

Brian has been President and Foundation Member, Majors Creek Progress Association, since the 1960s; Editor, Community Newsletter, since 1991; Secretary/Treasurer, Majors Creek Recreation Reserve Trust, since 1963; Volunteer Bushfire Brigade, 1977-1983 and 1993-1997; Foundation Member; Life Member, from 1995. Secretary/Treasurer, Majors Creek New Year’s Day Picnic, 1960-1985. Parish Councillor, Anglican Parish of Braidwood, for 40 years; Secretary, for 24 years; Church Warden, for 45 years. Licenced Lay Preacher, since 1983; Volunteer, Braidwood and District Visitors Information Centre and a Justice of the Peace, since 1986.

Brian has also published Memories of the past: life in the village of Majors Creek over the past sixty five years, 2004 and was Co-Editor, Majors Creek Memoirs; written by Ned Dunshea.

Brian is known locally as the ‘Mayor’ of Majors Creek. For more see the next edition of the Braidwood Times.

Brian McDonald OAM - Majors Creek


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