Congratulations Ron Frederick, OAM

Congratulations to Nillumbik Emus Orienteering President Ron Frederick on his inclusion in the 2023 Australia Day Honours List. Ron was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for services to orienteering and rogaining.

Ron has been

• Nillumbik Emus Orienteering Club President since 1998.
• Member and former Treasurer, Orienteering Victoria and Orienteering Australia since 1969.
• Former Committee Member and former Vice-President, Victorian Rogaining Association, and Member, current.
• Orienteering Competitor, event organiser and course setter, since 1969 – including organising the 2022 Australian Middle Distance Championships.

He has also

• Led and supervised participants, Victorian Bushcraft and Mountaincraft Leadership Courses.
• President, Langrenn Ski Club, 20 years.
• Former Member, Bush Search and Rescue Victoria.
• Former Trips Secretary, Melbourne University Mountaineering Club.
• Rotary Club of Mitcham, President, Secretary, volunteer and member

Congratulations to Ron on this highly deserved award!

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