Dr Lenore Coltheart honoured for service to community history

Megan Doherty
By Megan Doherty
January 28 2022 - 6:30pm
Dr Lenore Coltheart in her beloved Albert Hall. Picture: Richard Briggs

Former Canberra historian Dr Lenore Coltheart had another reason this week to enjoy semi-retirement in Malua Bay when she was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the Australia Day honours.


Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty


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