Events

Australia Day Awards Ceremony 2020

These awards honour the local community members and groups who have made a significant contribution to the community.
Mayor Cr Danny Goss will present all nominees with their awards.

Celebrating Australia Day across Baw Baw
15 local communities across Baw Baw will host free and family-friendly event to celebrate Australia Day with everyone welcome to join in the fun.
Visit the Baw Baw Shire website to find your nearest event.
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Key Details

Date

21 January

Time

From 6PM

Location

Warragul Country Club
Warragul Country Club
Sutton Street
Warragul VIC
Australia

Contact

Karen Price karen.price@bawbawshire.vic.gov.au

Event Website

Free Event

Australia Day Ambassador

Dr Yvonne Ho AM
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Ground-breaking radiologist Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to radiology and nuclear medicine, as a practitioner and educator and through professional organisations. Yvonne Ho AM is a general radiologist who has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors in Australia. She is an inspirational speaker, businesswoman, educator, musician, medical specialist and more. As a medical doctor in her field of specialty, Yvonne diagnoses and treats diseases via cutting-edge, non-invasive imaging techniques to ensure patient quality of life is maintained. She has international medical research experience, cartilage imaging in particular and was also pivotal in introducing PET-CT imaging to Singapore. Yvonne is the first female in Victoria and first Australian woman of Asian heritage to be dually qualified as a radiologist and nuclear medicine specialist, both male-dominated medical specialties. She is also a director of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists. Yvonne serves on many boards, councils and committees, and is co-founder of an international marketing firm. Some of Yvonne’s passions include inspiring our next generation; particularly women and minority groups and equal workforce participation. Her accolades include induction to the Victorian Honour Roll of Women for her ground-breaking accomplishments. Yvonne Ho AM is a general radiologist who has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors in Australia. She is an inspirational speaker, businesswoman, educator, musician, medical specialist and more. Her work has been pivotal in the advancement of medical imaging in Australia and internationally.

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