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Queen’s Birthday 2020 Honours List

Several Brisbane Grammar School Old Boy and community members received honours in the 2020 Queen’s Birthday awards. They covered a broad range of fields, including service to medicine, education, law and community.

Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia

  • Mrs Margot de Groot – Past Parent (Geoff de Groot ’12). For significant service to the law, to professional legal bodies, and to women in business.
  • Professor Nicholas Fisk Past Parent (Angus Fisk ’08). For significant service to tertiary education, and to maternal-fetal medicine.
  • Dr Michael Redmond RFD Past Parent (Michael Redmond ’11). For significant service to medicine, to neurosurgery, and to medical organisations.
  • Professor Andrew Roberts – Old Boy ’78. For significant service to medical research, to haematology, and to cancer organisations.
  • Professor Jeanine Young – Past Parent (Dan Young ’14). For significant service to tertiary education, to medical research, and to nursing.

Medal (OAM) in the General Division

  • Mr Bruce Gibson-Wilde Old Boy ’55. For service to the community of Townsville.
  • Mr Richard Ireland – Old Boy ’77. For service to the community of Cairns through a range of roles.

2020 Queensland Great Award

  • Angus Lane Old Boy ’61. For decades he has been ring announcer at the Brisbane and Toowoomba Royal shows, along with regional shows, beef expos and equestrian events around Australia.

BGS is proud to have such outstanding members of the community representing the School’s Values of Learning, Leadership, Endeavour, Respect and Community.

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