by Bowls QLD

Congratulations to Joan Brotherton on being awarded the Honour of the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for her service to lawn bowls.

Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the General Division

Mrs Joan Dorothy Brotherton, QLD

For service to lawn bowls.

Gateway District Ladies Bowls Association (GDLBA)
• Umpire Coordinator, current.
• Former GDLBA Delegate to Bowls Queensland.
• Former President.
• Former Vice-President.
• Former Secretary.
• Former Board Member.
• Former Match Coordinator.

Victoria Point Bowls and Recreation Club
• Umpires Coordinator, current.
• Secretary, current.
• President, 2021.
• Former Ladies Vice-President.
• Former Deputy Chair.

Bowls – Other
• Author, Umpire Segment, Queensland Bowler, since 2011.
• Former Member, Match Committee and Roster Committee, (formerly) Queensland Ladies Bowls
Association (QLBA).
• Former Member, Cleveland Bowls Club.
• Former Secretary and Assistant Secretary, Cleveland Bowls Club.
• Former Match Committee, Hunter River District.
• Former Secretary, Hunter River District.
• Former Delegate for QLBA, Hunter River District.

Bowls Umpiring and Playing
• Member, Umpire Committee, Bowls Queensland, current.
• Bowls Presenter and Assessor, since 2018.
• International Technical Official, since 2009.
• Presenter and Assessor, since 2015.
• Level 2 National Umpire, since 2005.
• Level 1 National Umpire, since 1998.
• Umpire, State, National and International level, since 1998.
• Bowls Official, Commonwealth Games, Delhi 2010.
• Bowls Title Holder, Queensland, Northern Territory and New South Wales.
• Bowls Official, Asia Pacific and World Bowls Championships.

Joan Brotherton OAM