Over the past 20 years, Susan has been recognised for her long and outstanding contribution to major medical research, particularly as a philanthropist, fundraiser and advocate for juvenile diabetes care. In 1997, she was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia and in 2007 she was recognised as an Officer of the Order of Australia.
On Australia Day 2016, she was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia for 'eminent service to the community, particularly through philanthropic and fundraising support for a range of medical research, education and sporting organisations, as an advocate for improved health care services for the disadvantaged, and to young women as a role model and mentor'.
The audience all agreed that this was an outstanding presentation from an outstanding person.
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On 3rd February, one of the club's newest members, Michael Redding, presented a donation from the Rotary Club of Werribee of a Kien Tuong tricycle wheelchair to Ba (Nguyen Thi Ba), a 39 year old disabled mum living in Phuoc An village in Vietnam.