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Australia Day Honours - Mel Noonan

Tuesday 28, Jan 2020

Ms Melissa NOONAN, Doncaster East VIC  3109

For significant service to people with a disability


  • Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Limbs4Life, since 2004
  • Involved in establishing Amputee Awareness Week, celebrated nationally from the 4-11 October each year
  • Member, Victorian Disability Advisory Council, 2013-2015

Australian Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Association

  • Board Member, since 2016

Manningham Promoting Character

  • Board Member, 2011-2019
  • Ambassador, 2010-2019

Awards and Reconigition includes:

  • Recipient on behalf of Limbs4Life, Australia Day Perpetual Trophy, City of Manningham, 2019
  • Recipient. Westfield Local Hero, Doncaster, 2018
  • Recipient, Pride of Australia Medal for Courage, Herald Sun, 2008
  • Recipient, Social Inclusion Award, Australian Government National Disability Awards, 2009
  • Recipient, Tattersalls Enterprise and Achievement Award, 2008
  • Recipient, Pride of Australia Medal, Herald Sun newspaper, 2008

Noting there are many ARATA members active in areas of service, please do let the ARATA Board know if there are other announcements to be made!!

Congratulations again Mel.