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Skuse, Jean Enid (1932 - )

AO, MBE

Born
1 January 1932
Occupation
Church woman

Summary

Jean Skuse was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) on 26 January 1992 for service to religion, particularly through the World Council of Churches, and to women's affairs. In the Queen's Birthday Honors list 1979 she was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire for services to the community.

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Events

1949 - 1963
Accounting and auditing (Sydney and London)
1963 - 1969
Administrator of the Methodist Girls' Hostel Waverley
1969 - 1970
Observer with the United Nations for Methodist Church United States American
1970
Member of the United Nations Commission on Status of Women - Geneva
1971 - 1975
Executive Secretary of the New South Wales Council Australian Council of Churches
1975 - 1983
Vice-moderator of the Central Committee World Council of Churches
1976 - 1988
General Secretary of the Australian Council of Churches
1978
Awarded Queen's Silver Jubilee Medal
16 June 1979
Appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (Civil)
1981 - 1984
Member of the New South Wales Premier's Women's Advisory Council
1983 - 1985
Member of the National Advisory Council Australian Boardcastiong Corporation
1986
Member of the New South Wales Government Services for Victims of Crime Task Force
1988 - 1991
National Co-ordinator of the World Council of Churches Assembly
1992 - 1993
Member of the Home Care Advisory Board New South Wales Government
26 January 1992
Appointed Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)

Anne Heywood

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