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Congratulations to Colin Meng on being awarded the Honour of the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for his service to the Community which included bowls at Souths Suburban in Mackay. Colin was Chair of the club for a number of years, during this time the club hosted many BQ events.  

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

Mr Colin Francis Meng, North Mackay QLD 4740

For service to the community through a range of organisations.

• Member, Rotary Club of Mackay West, since 1977.
• Chair, Mackay Golf Club, 2005-2009, and 2015-2019.
• Board Member, Mackay Communities Foundation, 2008-2013.
• Former President, Mackay Chamber of Commerce.
• Former Chair, Souths Suburban Bowls Club.
• Committee Member and Life Member, Queensland Endeavour Foundation.

Mackay Road Runners
• Club Patron, since 2006.
• Sponsor, post-run refreshments, current.
• Donor, Club Person of the Year trophy, 10 years.

Mackay Region
• Chair, Mackay Regional Hospital and Health Service, 2012-2016.
• Chair, Mackay Region Area Consultative Committee, 2000-2007.
• Chair and Foundation Board Member, RACQ CQ Rescue, 1993-2005.

Local Government
• Mayor, Mackay Regional Council, 2008-2012.

Local Government Remuneration and Discipline Tribunal
• Chair, 2015-2018.
• Member, 2014-2018.

• Boundaries Commissioner, Queensland Government, 2013.
• Former Owner, Meng Retreading.
• Former Owner, Meng Tyres and Mechanical.

Awards and Recognition include:
• Australia Day Achievement Medal, for regional development, 2007.

Colin Meng OAM