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Contributors to public education recognised

Among the ACT citizens acknowledged for their outstanding achievement and service in the Australia Day Honours were several who have been strong contributors to public education in Canberra over many years.

Congratulations Narelle Hargreaves OAM AM (for significant service to children and young people in the ACT and to education), Glenys Patulny OAM (for services to the Tuggeranong community), and Kaye Price AM (for significant services to education particularly through Indigenous teaching initiatives) In addition, Viv Pearce OAM from the ACT Parents and Citizens Council was acknowledged for her service to education and Mandy Curtis OAM from Lyons Early Childhood School was recognised for her charity work.

Among the ACT citizens acknowledged for their outstanding public service with a Public Service Medal was Glynis Steward from Evatt Primary School with the award acknowledging her leadership in teaching.