MEDAL (OAM) OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA IN THE GENERAL DIVISION
Mr Earl KELAHER, ‘Denoan’, 59 Borambil Creek Road, Willow Tree NSW 2339
For service to the welfare of veterans and their families, and to the community of
Chairman, Quirindi Group, Tamworth Legacy, since 2007; Member, for over 20 years.
Board Trustee, Quirindi Sub Branch, Returned and Services League of Australia.
Director, RSL Club.
Organiser, local Anzac Day ceremony; attends local schools in conjunction with Anzac Day
Member, Vietnam Veterans Association, for over 37 years.
Deputy Mayor, Liverpool Plains Shire Council, 2004; Councillor, 2004-2008.
Mayor, Murrurundi Shire Council, 2001-2004; Councillor, 1991-2004; Member of the Social
Development, Australia Day, Weight and Loads, Honour Roll, and Harvesting the Future
Council Delegate, Murrurundi Development Association, Liverpool Plains Land Management
Committee, and Willow Tree Recreation Committee.
President, Willow Tree Bowling Club, 1993-1996; Vice-President, 1990-1992; Committee
Member, since 1986.
Member, Willow Tree Lions Club, for over 11 years.
Supporter, ‘King of the Ranges’, Stockman’s Challenge and Bush Festival, since 2003.
Community Service Award, Liverpool Plains Shire Council, 2010-2011.