Dr Mackieson served with the St John Ambulance Victoria for 50 years from 1959 to 2009, as well as being the friendly face behind Morecroft’s Podiatry Services in Lilydale. You can read more about his story in this news article. A well deserved congratulations to Bill! 

Want to learn more about the Order of Australia?

Bill now joins the ranks of fellow podiatrists who have been awarded the Order of Australia model, which goes a long way to help advocate for the entire profession.


The Order of Australia states that its award system, “Recognises Australians who have demonstrated outstanding service or exceptional achievement.” 


You can find more about the four levels of award on the official website

How to nominate someone

If you want to nominate a fellow podiatrist, you are encouraged to submit a nomination. 


Nominating someone is a chance to recognise a peer for their hard-work, service and dedication. It is an opportunity to celebrate those inspiring people who make our nation what it is,” according to the official website. 


If you know someone who deserves a nomination, head here to get started – the process is simple and it can be done via an online form.