Bob Russell to receive the Order of Australia (O.A.M.)
It is with great pride and honour that we note on Friday 11th September 2015 Bob Russell is to receive the Order of Australia General Division (O.A.M.) from the Governor of Victoria, the Honourable Linda Dessau AM.
Bob is well known for his development initiatives and administrative support to lacrosse in Australia for the outstanding work he has provided to the game in Victoria, predominantly to the Eltham and Malvern Lacrosse clubs.
Congratulations upon a well earned recognition Bob.
Below is the relevant extract of that formal notification in the 2015 Queen's Birthday Honours List:
"TO RECEIVE THE MEDAL OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA IN THE GENERAL DIVISION (O.A.M.)
135. MR ROBERT MALCOLM RUSSELL - For service to lacrosse, and to the community."
Read more about the contribution Bob has made to lacrosse in Australia here,