Jenny Roberts, who has mentored generations of young people through CADAS Kids, has received an OAM.

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Updated September 10 2019 - 5:34pm, first published 5:30pm
Jenny Roberts on Monday with the award. Her work has inspired a number of CADAS Kids to make their careers in the arts/drama/television fields.
Jenny Roberts on Monday with the award. Her work has inspired a number of CADAS Kids to make their careers in the arts/drama/television fields.

Among several awards she has received for her community work, one stands out for Jenny Roberts for its amusement value - she had a diesel locomotive named after her.

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Tom Gosling

Journalist, Cootamundra Herald

I've had a long career in journalism and corporate communications, starting with country newspapers, radio and TV in northern NSW and including ABC News Sydney and the Melbourne Herald. I edited The University of Sydney News for 10 years, and was Media Officer for CSIRO in Canberra and BHP Steelworks in Port Kembla.