On the 26th January 2016 Sr Tess Ward was named in the Australia Day Honours List for 2016.
Tess has received an Order of Australia (OAM) in the General Division, for her Service to Indigenous Communities in the Northern Territory, particularly as linguist and educator.
‘We offer Tess our loving congratulations. We are very proud of you Tess and are so happy that your tireless work, especially in the Indigenous Languages programmes, has been publicly recognized’. Sr Elizabeth Little
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