AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS
Judith Kennedy Awarded Medal of Merit
The Six Nations General Manager Ross Anderson and The Association of Australian Boutique Winemakers (AABW) are very proud to announce the appointment of Judith Kennedy AM as a Member of the General Division of the Order of Australia. Kennedy is the immediate past CEO and current Patron of the Six Nations Wine Challenge and current CEO of the AABW.
The appointment was made by His Excellency, patient Governor General, the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC in his capacity as Chancellor of the Order of Australia.
The citation for the honour reads: For significant service to the winemaking industry, and to Children’s health.
Kennedy founded the AABW in 1996 and has managed its activities ever since.
Her passionate approach forged the foundation of the Six Nations Wine Challenge in 2003 which enabled Australian wineries of all sizes to stand proudly against their New World peers.
Judith Kennedy AM remains a strong and leading force in the Australian wine industry today and continues to plan ahead towards more growth for the global wine industry.