CRIKEY, TERRI'S NOW TOP AUSSIE
News source: Sunshine Coast Daily, Friday 17 March 2006
THE brains behind Australia Zoo, Terri Irwin, was yesterday appointed an Order of Australia Honorary Member (AM) in the General Division.
Australia Zoo said Terri was recognised for her service to wildlife conservation and the tourism industry, particularly through Australia Zoo, and her support for many charitable organisations.
“Terri has made an outstanding contribution to wildlife protection and charitable causes,” a Zoo statement said.
“She is passionate about animals and conservation which she promotes through the goals and missions of Australia Zoo.
“She is also an active patron of Wildlife Warriors Worldwide Ltd and promotes her conservation message through her lectures and workshops at schools, universities and community groups.”
While she is known worldwide for her contribution to conservation, Terri is also recognised for her charitable work.
She provides fundraising support to more than 2000 organisations every year.