VicSESVA President awarded Order of Australia Medal

Courtsey of the Age

A day in the life of Faye Bendrups could take the Melbourne resident from a lecture theatre in the morning to a tango production in the afternoon then a bushfire site in the evening.

As a leading tango performer, composer and researcher, Dr Bendrups has received an Order of Australia Medal for service to the performing arts, particularly through music. Her “portfolio career” – “that is, I’ll have a go at anything” – has also seen her rise to a leader in the Victorian State Emergency Service over more than 15 years of volunteering.

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Faye is a leading tango composer, performer and researcher as well as a VICSES Volunteer