Serving his community since the '70s

AUSTRALIA DAY 2014 - Illawarra OAM Recipients

Gerringong's Raymond Whiting received an Order of Australia Medal for services to his local community.

He has been a trustee of Gerringong's Returned and Services League of Australia since 1975 and was an honorary treasurer from 1973-2009.

He has acted as volunteer caretaker for Gerringong's Returned and Services League Memorial Hall and treasurer for Gerringong's Naval Association of New South Wales.

Raymond Whiting. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Raymond Whiting. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

He has also been involved in the community's Uniting Church, Meals on Wheels and UnitingCare Australia's Mayflower Retirement Village.