Steel humbled by Queen’s Birthday award through career he loves
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South Wangaratta surveyor Rob Steel was awarded a Queen's Birthday Honours on the long weekend. PHOTO: Mel Guy

ROB Steel was “very chuffed and very humbled” when told he would be awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia in the weekend’s Queen’s Birthday honours list.

“In a great community like Wangaratta, there are so many people who should be recognised and aren’t, so it’s very humbling,” he said.

The South Wangaratta surveyor was recognised for services to his industry, the latest milestone in a career which had its beginnings after he chatted to respected local surveyor John Fisher at a 1974 Wangaratta High School careers night.

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