Queen’s Birthday Honours 2018


Queen’s Birthday Honours 2018

Joshua is now the World Boxing Association, International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Organisation titles after defeating Joseph Parker in their March unification clash in Cardiff and was honoured for his services to boxing.

Sir Kenny who managed Liverpool at the time of the Hillsborough disaster, said he was "hugely proud to have accepted the accolade" for services to football, charity and the City of Liverpool.

Also on the list is perfume entrepreneur Jo Malone, who is granted a CBE, and journalist and radio presenter Kate Adie, who receives the same honour. Footballer Jermain Defoe has been granted an OBE for his services to charity with the Jermain Defoe Foundation for underprivileged children.

The 35-year-old struck up a strong friendship with six-year-old football mascot Bradley Lowery, as the little boy battled a rare childhood cancer last year.

"The only sadness", she said was "that our wonderful mother died a few weeks ago and so she won't be able to see us get our awards - but I'm sure she's looking down and smiling with characteristic, motherly pride!"

He also speaks regularly around the world about improving wellbeing at work.

Some of the Gold Coast and Tweed residents who have added an "OAM" (Medal of the Order of Australia) to their name are volunteer art teacher Christine Moran, 2001 Chiropractor of the Year Dennis Richards, former RSL president John Brookes and long-time volunteer Edna Gorton. She was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate from UWA in 2008.

OLYMPIC golden girl Dawn Fraser, esteemed jeweller Wallace Bishop and the late guitarist Phil Emmanuel are among Queenslanders recognised in the Queen's Birthday 2018 Honours List.

In total, 1,057 people have received an award with 10% of the successful candidates come from a BAME background.