Club Members Honoured

The recent Queens Birthday Honours list included two Club members: Penny Hussey and Kim Sarti. We offer them both our congratulations. Details as follows:

Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia

Ms Bridgit Mary Hussey

For significant service to conservation and land management practices in Western Australia through a range of government and volunteer roles.
Penny’s service includes being the Coordinator of Land for Wildlife, DPaW, 1997-2015; Coordinator, WA Save the Bush Program, 1991-1997; Executive Officer, Roadside Conservation Committee, CALM, 1986-1991; Chair, Helena River Catchment Group, since 2007; Member, Helena River Rehabilitation Project; Member, WA Naturalists’ Club, since 1970, including as President and Secretary. Member, Darling Range Branch, WA Naturalists’ Club, current and many other roles.

Medal (OAM) in the Order of Australia General Division

Mr Donald Kimberley Sarti

For service to conservation and the environment.
Kim’s service includes the Cockatoo Care Program, Western Australian Museum; Armadale Branch, Wildflower Society of WA; Founding Member, Bungendore Park Management Committee; Urban Bushland Council Western Australia.


Further information appeared in several Community Newspapers for both Kim and Penny.  Contact Vice President, JoHn Abbott, if you would like to see a copy.