Deputy Chairman of the General Sir John Monash Foundation
Congratulations to Lee Liberman AM, Deputy Chairman of the General Sir John Monash Foundation, on being recognised in the 2022 Australia Day Honours. Lee has been awarded the prestigious Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for her significant service to the Jewish community through not-for-profit and education organisations. This news has been celebrated across the media onJ-Wireand The Australian Jewish News.
Announcing the Australia Day Honours List, the Governor-Generalhighlighted that of the 732 awards in the General Division of the Order of Australia, the highest ever percentage (47 per cent) are for women and 45 per cent are for service to local communities.
”Congratulations to the outstanding Australians recognised in today’s Honours List. Collectively the recipients, whose achievements span community service, science and research, industry, sport, the arts and more, represent the strength and diversity of Australia.
“It has been a challenging couple of years and the recipients announced today are a reminder and reflection of the richness of spirit, selflessness and good in our community.
“The fact that the list includes the highest ever percentage of women is very encouraging and I look forward to this positive trend continuing. We will continue to increase awareness and encourage nominations for people from parts of our community that have been historically underrepresented.
“To the individuals being celebrated today; thank you for your contribution to Australia and congratulations on being recognised by your peers and your nation.
“To all Australians, please consider nominating someone outstanding from your community for recognition in the Order of Australia. The Order belongs to each of us and we each have a part to play. The only way a person can be recognised is for someone to nominate them.