OAM Award Recognising Contribution 

Congratulations to Jennifer Willcox on Receiving the Order of Australia Medal 

We are incredibly proud to announce that our National President, Jennifer Willcox, has been honoured with the prestigious Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in the King’s Birthday Honours. 

Jennifer, a senior woman with short grey hair and glasses, wearing a black top, sits at a wooden table with her hands clasped. She has a gold necklace and bracelet. Behind her, there are dried decorative plants and a shelf with various items, including glasses and a small display.

This recognition is a testament to Jennifer’s tireless dedication and outstanding contributions to her community and the ASCCA family across the country. Jen is a sterling example of unwavering commitment to community – the list of her voluntary work (and attempts at retirement!) is extensive: 

Community: 
Shire of Manjimup  
Councillor, Rural Ward 
Pardelup Prison Farm 
Committee Member 
Walpole-Nornalup and Districts Community Development Group 
Walpole Tidy Towns Committee 
Ficifolia Garden Community 
Walpole Men’s Shed 
Co-Founder; Inducted as an Honorary (Bloke) Member 
Walpole Historical Society 
Secretary and Project Manager 
Walpole Volunteer Marine Rescue 
Secretary 
Walpole in the Trees Regatta, Walpole Yacht Club 
Event co-ordinating team 
Walpole Community Resource Centre (formerly Telecentre) Coordinator 
Life Membership  
Australian Seniors Computer Clubs Association 
President, since 2020 
Vice President, 2017-2020 
Board Director, since 2011 
Walpole Silver Chain Committee  
Secretary 
Life Member, 2012 

Awards and Recognition Include: 

  • West Australian Telecentre Network Gold Medal for Individual Excellence, Department of Local Government and Regional Development 
  • Australia Day Premier’s Active Citizenship Award, Shire of Manjimup 

 Not only has Jen been a volunteer and community champion for her hometown of Walpole in WA for over 30 years, but she’s also been involved with ASCCA for more than a decade. 

Please join us in congratulating Jennifer on this well-deserved accolade. Her dedication inspires us all to strive for excellence and make a positive difference in our communities.