Old Camberwell Grammarians' Association

Gallery of Achievement


Mr Kenneth Jacob Lyons OAM (1942)

Ken Lyons was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2012 for service to veterans and their families, and to the community, through a range of volunteer roles.

Ken’s contributions to the Australian community are numerous and they span Rotary, RSL, Theatre Groups, Carols by Candlelight, Senior Citizens groups, Probus Club, Scouts, the Victorian State Emergency Service, School, Hospital and Nursing Home support, SIDS, Red Cross and the Good Friday Appeal for the Children’s Hospital.

Ken has been awarded the Paul Harris Fellow Medal from Rotary; the 2010 Senior Achievers Award, Mountain Views Newspaper Honoured Citizens Award, and the Victorian Volunteer State Award.

He is a broadcaster on health matters for seniors on Community Radio as a retired pharmacist, and hosts a light entertainment program for seniors on 3WBC 94.1 FM.