North Queensland Santa And JT Given Queen's Birthday Honours
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Six North Queenslanders have been named today on the Queen’s Birthday Honours list!
Congratulations to the following recipients:
- Robert Pack
- Major Francis Roy Radford CSM (RETD)
- Warrant Officer Class One Mark Retallick
- Peter Searston
- George White
- 'King of the North' Johnathan Thurston
This is what they did to be awarded an Order of Australia Medal from the Queen:
- Robert Pack- awarded for his dedication to health and the Townsville community.
- Major Francis Roy Radford CSM (RETD)- for his service to veterans and their families.
- Warrant Officer Class One Mark Retallick- awarded for his outstanding performance of duty to the Army.
- Peter Searston- for extensive work in expanding employment opportunities for Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders.
- George White- for his community spirit as Townsville's favourite Santa, travelling around Queensland for the Special Children’s Christmas parties.
- 'King of the North' Johnathan Thurston- for his work as a role model to keep kids in school.
THERE'S LESS THAN 30 DAYS UNTIL THE SUPERCARS PULL INTO TOWNSVILLE!