Canberra obstetrician Dr David O'Rourke awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM)

Megan Doherty
By Megan Doherty
Updated October 28 2021 - 12:34am, first published June 13 2021 - 2:01pm
David and Sue-Ann O'Rourke with children, Tom, 8, Lily, 16, Harry, 8, and Jack, 12, Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

Canberra obstetrician David O'Rourke has for the last eight years sacrificed a portion of the fees from his private practice in Deakin to build and fund a hospital in a poverty-stricken town in West Timor.

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Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty

Journalist

I like telling local stories with integrity. My greatest hope is that someone will read my story and turn to someone in a cafe or in the next cubicle or across the breakfast table and say, "Did you hear about this?" Email: megan.doherty@canberratimes.com.au

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