Scottish people recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2018

13 June, 2018, 11:48 | Author: Brenda Erickson
  • Queen spends her 91st birthday at Newbury Racecourse

"Often what women do traditionally has gone under the radar and now we are recognising more and more that there's so much everyone in our community does to make it work and women are part of that", she said. "We can do better than this and we will continue to strive to do better", Stone added.

He was made an OBE in 2007 for his work. The Australian Honours and Awards Branch is also in contact with government and non-government agencies, prompting initiatives aimed at lifting the proportion of women nominated.

Former Second World War nurse Rosemary Powell, who at 103 is the oldest on the list, is made an MBE for voluntary service to the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal, having spent 97 years collecting for the charity.

Dame Emma, 59, receives her honour for services to drama.

Jennifer Westacott has overcome many challenges throughout a career that took her to the top of the public service before similar success in the world of business.

Halep to face Stephens for title as Nadal sweeps into semifinals
Del Potro, the US Open victor in 2009, is playing the tournament for only the second time since 2012 after a spate of injuries. The Spanish ace dropped the first set and was down 3-2 in the second before a rain break swung the momentum in his favour.


Other sporting figures honoured include AFL great Bob Skilton, former rugby league player Max Krilich, Barton Sinclair and Anthony Bell, all of whom have been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM).

In the business sphere Judy Naake, who made millions selling St Tropez self-tanning products, initially from the back of her vehicle, receives an MBE for services to entrepreneurship, the community and philanthropy.

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.

She has been recognised for her work as a role model within the industry and for her contribution's to the nation's cultural identity.

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

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