Published 28 Jan 2020
Australia Day Honours 2020
Congratulations to our teachers and educational leaders who were awarded with Australia Day Honours. You are an inspiration for your students.
It is wonderful to see registered teachers being recognised by one of Australia’s most prestigious awards, and it shows how much the community recognises the importance of and respects those working in the education sector.
Member of Australia Medal (AM) in the General Division
- Ms Julie Marie Mason for significant service to the community, and to education.
Rotary District 9800
District Board Member and Immediate Past District Governor, 2016-2017
District Governor, 2015-2016
Chair, Vocational Training Team (VTT), current
District Chair, Learning and Leadership Development, current
District Chair, Paul Harris Society, current
Chair, District Rotary Leadership Institute, current
Director Chair International Service, 2012-2014
District Director Assistant Governors, 2011-2012
Assistant Governor, 2010-2012
Organiser, Rotary in Action Brunch, Chirnside Cluster
Volunteer, World of Difference Project
Committee Member, Earlyact Club, since 2012
Rotary Club of Wyndham
Foundation Chair, 2011-2012 and 2017-2018
Bulletin Editor, 2012-2013
Club Secretary, 2 years
Program Facilitator, 2 years
Sergeant, 2 years
Member, since 1995
Victorian Department of Education
Principal, Baden Powell College, current
Past Teacher, Glen Orden Primary School
Awards and recognition:
Recipient, Wyndham Citizen of the Year, 2006
Paul Harris Fellow, 2003 and 2016
Victorian Principal of the Year, 2005
Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in the General Division
- Mrs Elizabeth Wilson for service to the community of Lang Lang.
Primary Teacher, various primary schools, over 50 years
School Council Staff Representative, 26 years
- Ms Jullie Ryan for service to secondary education.
Regional Director, Melbourne, Marist Schools Australia, since 2018
Principal, Our Lady of Mercy College, Heidelberg, 2005-2017
Principal, St Columba's College, Essendon, 2000-2004
Principals Association of Victorian Catholic Secondary Schools
Life Member, since 2017
Executive Member, 2004-2014
Chair, Professional Development Committee Member, 2004-2007
Member, Professional Development Committee Member, 2004-2009
Member, Lay Principals Under Contract Committee, 2005-2008
Member, Catholic Education Office Melbourne Leadership Committee, 2007-2008
Australasian Mercy Secondary School Association
Chair, Conference Committee, 2017
- Ms Jillian Lange-Mohr for service to education.
St John's Lutheran School, Geelong and Geelong Lutheran College
* Head of College, since 2018
St Peters Lutheran College Springfield
* Founding Principal, 2008-2018
* Deputy Chair, College Council, 1997-2001
- Ms Linda George for service to music education.
Head of Music, Pascoe Girls High School, 2006-2012
Music Teacher, Preston Girls Secondary College, 1991-2005
Instrumental Teacher, Sydney Road Community School, 1995-2010
Voice Coach, (Sessional Teacher), Victorian College of the Arts, 1990-2005
Public Service Medal (PSM)
- Ms Shelagh Elizabeth Donegan-Bragg for outstanding public service to education, and to people with a disability, in Victoria.
Ms Donegan-Bragg has shown significant leadership over the past 15 years as Principal of the Sale and District Specialist School in Victoria. Her vision, and now legacy of creating a purpose-built educational facility for students with a disability has created an environment for all students to achieve better outcomes and has strengthened the sense of pride and inclusion within the community. Ms Donegan-Bragg's outstanding public service to education, and to the community of Victoria, has been exemplary.