Congratulations to past Strathcona teacher Rosemary Brown, who has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) ‘for service to international relations through voluntary education roles’.
Rosemary was a special Education Teacher at Strathcona Girls Grammar School, and support coordinator of international students, from 1989 to 2000.
Rosemary’s citation also included services such as:
- Volunteer Educator, Teachers Across Borders, Battambang, Cambodia, since 2014.
- Voluntary Consultant, unit for children with intellectual disabilities, Sunway Secondary College, Kuala Lumpur, since 2001 and Coordinator, Australian visits for Malaysian teachers and parents, since 2003.
- Education Officer, St John’s Homes for Boys and Girls, (now part of Anglicare), Canterbury, Victoria, 1977-1988.
- Chair, Waverley Youth Housing Group, 1985-1990.