We are delighted to share that LLRF Chair Madelyn Duckmanton received a commendation in the Inspiring South Australian Women’s Award 2023, from the Australia Day Council of South Australia. This tremendous achievement reflects her dedication to raising awareness of Ovarian Cancer, through funding research and speaking at community events.
The commendation was presented at Government House by Katrine Hildyard MP, at a reception hosted by Her Excellency the Honourable Frances Adamson AC.
Accompanying Madelyn at the ceremony where her husband, John, her father, Kevin, her daughter and board member Melissa, and LLRF Vice-Chair Ruth. Madelyn shared the following thoughts on the award:⁠
“I am delighted to receive this award on behalf of the foundation and see this as a reflection of the hard work of all the board members who have volunteered their time and energy. Their shared vision to find an early detection test, improve patient treatment options and raise community awareness about Ovarian Cancer has helped to make our achievements to date possible.”⁠
We are incredibly grateful to all our board members who joined in spirit and continue to dedicate their time to our cause. Thank you to Jaimie Sortino, Lindy Heriot, Kimberlee Brown, Bec Brooks and the late Kel Pittman.
A full list of awards and recipients can be viewed here.