Australia recognises our Chairman

Australia recognises our Chairman

Published 12th June

Our hearty congratulations go to our Chairman Peter Benson AM, having been made a Member of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for “significant service to international relations, particularly the promotion of Australia in the United Kingdom”.

Order-of-Australia-Medal - rotated

This recognises his service as: 

  • Chairman, The Britain-Australia Society (since 2012)
  • Trustee, Britain-Australia Society Education Trust
  • Founder, The Riddiford Trust
    …providing support to the Duke of Edinburgh International Award, Australian Music Foundation, Order of Australia Foundation. and State Schools’ Relief Fund (Melbourne)
  • Member, Malta Australia Foundation Committee
  • Supporter of the restoration of the Australia Hall and Australian Bungalow, Malta

The Britain-Australia Society has grown in strength, prestige and recognition under his leadership and we are proud and pleased that he has been so recognised.

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  • Britain-Australia Society Sponsors
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  • Britain-Australia Society Sponsors
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The Britain-Australia Society Sponsors

The organisations shown have all committed to supporting this year’s events. Many thanks to them.

Commonwealth Bank Australia, CPA AustraliaEtihadCA ANZ,
Godiva ChocolatierTait Memorial Trust and Vestey Foods Group.