The ILS President was awarded the Honour of Officer in the Order of Australia (AO) for “distinguished service to Australia and humanity in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
In the Australian honours system appointments to the Order of Australia confer recognition for outstanding achievement and distinguished service of a high degree to Australia or humanity at large. Recipients of the Order of Australia are from many fields of endeavour and all walks of life.
The ILS President received the Honour for his service to the community, particularly through the promotion of surf lifesaving at state, national and international levels, and as an administrator in a range of roles related to sport.
The ILS family congratulated Alan in being awarded this Honour of Officer in the Order of Australia (AO).