John Halbert AM MBE
Australian Rules Legend & Senior Australian of the Year (SA) 2009
Apart from a distinguished career in SANFL, AFL and the Australian Football Foundation, John has had an exceptional career as an academic, sportsman, educator, mentor and public speaker. His dedication to the development of young people in sport was recognised when he was made a Member of the British Empire in 1969 for his work in this area.
John is an honourable and distinguished Australian who continues to inspire young people through his excellence in the field of sport and the community in general.