Congratulations to Miss Judith Monteith
MEDAL (OAM) OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA IN THE GENERAL DIVISION
For service to dancing
4/11/1936 - 6/12/2022
ABHDI are saddened to hear the passing of Heather Sayers, a judge and active teacher from Adelaide, South Australia.
Heather was a much loved member of the South Australian highland dancing community and inspired many. She made a substantial contribution to highland dancing over many years.
Joan Lorraine O'Neill
13 February 1931 to 11 September 2022
The ABHDI are saddened to hear of the passing of Maree Allen OAM, a former member of the RSOBHD Judges Panel, who passed on Thursday 24 March 2022.Maree was instrumental in forming the Australian Board of Highland Dancing (ABHDI) over 60 years ago. She was a former President of the ABHDI and a founding member of Scottish Dancing Association of Australia (SDAA). She also worked diligently for ABHDI judges to be accepted on the World Wide Panel of judges. Maree was awarded the Order of Australia Medal in 2013 for her service to Highland Dancing as a teacher, adjudicator and administrator.
RSOBHD Anniversary -Australian dancers