'The Order of Australia' went to Ukrainian patron
For contributing into the Ukrainian community development in Australia Viktor Rudevych, founder and head of Ukrainian credit union 'Dniester' and the Centre for the old people support 'Kalyna', received 'The Order of Australia'.
For recent decades, Viktor Rudevych and his wife Mary have donated a lot of to the development of Ukrainian community in Australia. They established a fund to support Ukrainian Studies at Monash University in Melbourne.
Besides Viktor Rudevych, 600 people were also awarded.