Australia Day 2022 Honours List: Nine Illawarra residents receive Australia Day honours

Merryn Porter
By Merryn Porter
Updated January 26 2022 - 2:52am, first published January 25 2022 - 1:30pm
You can see the full list of Illawarra residents receiving an honour below. It includes Peter and Ann Elizabeth Pioro who were awarded a Medal of Order of Australia (OAM) for service to veterans and families. Inset: Emma McKeon appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for services to swimming and Professor Hua Kun Liu appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for serivces to science.

Six Illawarra residents are among 732 Australians who received Australia Day Honours in the General Division of the Order of Australia.

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Merryn Porter

Merryn Porter

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Journalist with more than 25 years' experience in print and digital media who has covered most news rounds, including health, education, politics (local, state and federal), police and courts, with a special interest in women's and family matters. Highly-skilled interviewer and storyteller.

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