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Melbourne Day 2018 celebrations Enterprize Park

Wesley College Jazz band and Jack Howard at Melbourne Day


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Junior Lord Mayor Competition has closed

183 hugs and kisses to everyone who entered. Mwaaaah!

Key dates

Deadline: 9 August 2018
Finalists announced: 13 August 2018
Judging: 20 August, Melbourne Town Hall
Drats! Missed out? No problem.

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OAM honour for committee member Claude Lombard 

Claude Lombard, Melbourne Day Committee member

Melbourne Day's Claude Lombard has been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM).

Claude was recognised in the Australia Day 2018 honours for service to the printing industry and to the community.

Claude, who serves on the Melbourne Day Committee, is managing director of Lombard The Paper People, an Australia Day Ambassador for many years and a former director of Melbourne Tourism Authority.

Melburnian of the Year 2017-2018

Dr Susan Alberti, Melburnian of the Year 2017-2018

Philanthropist, fundraiser and businesswoman Dr Susan Alberti AC is the Melburnian of the Year 2017, for contribution to major medical research, particularly as an advocate for type 1 diabetes care and research.

Dr Alberti is co-founder and Managing Director of the DANSU Group and Chairman of the Susan Alberti Medical Research Foundation.

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