Our esteemed Committee Vice Chairman, John Colwill, has been recognised for his remarkable contributions to horticulture and awarded the distinguished Order of Australia as part of the King’s Birthday Honours.
The Order of Australia is one of the most prestigious awards bestowed by the Australian Government, recognising outstanding achievements and service to the nation. It acknowledges individuals who have made a significant impact in their respective fields, inspiring others through their dedication and commitment.
John Colwill’s recognition for his service to horticulture is a testament to his unwavering passion and tireless efforts in enhancing and promoting the beauty of nature. His invaluable contributions have left an indelible mark on Araluen Botanic Park, elevating its reputation as a leading destination of garden excellence. The significance of John’s achievement extends beyond the boundaries of the Park. His commitment to horticulture has had a far-reaching impact, inspiring countless individuals to connect with nature, embrace its beauty, and understand the importance of preserving our botanical heritage. We are immensely proud to have John Colwill as our Vice Chair, and his recognition further highlights the calibre of individuals who contribute to our community.
We extend our warmest congratulations to John on this well-deserved honour. His passion, knowledge, and unwavering commitment to horticulture continues to inspire us all. Please join us in celebrating his achievement and expressing our gratitude for his remarkable contributions.