A WOMAN who grew up in Daventry but now lives in Australia has been presented with an award by the Governor-General.
Glyniss Ingram (née Jones) received the Public Service Medal for ‘outstanding public service’.
The citation states: “Ms Ingram has worked tirelessly to protect children and young people who are most at risk of abuse, and to deliver community and human services in some of the most remote and isolated areas of New South Wales.
“She has developed a strong relationship with many Aboriginal communities. Ms Ingram endeavours to ensure social justice and inclusion are considered and her broad knowledge and experience of the region is valued by New South Wales and Commonwealth Government agencies.”