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Rugby club founder and HIV advocate among Australia Day honourees

Rugby club founder and HIV advocate among Australia Day honourees

Andrew Purchas (pictured, third from left), the founder of Sydney’s gay rugby club┬áThe Convicts, is among those named in today’s Australia Day honours. Purchas was awarded an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in the general division. The award recognises his service to rugby union and the social inclusion of LGBTI people.┬áPurchas told the ABC that […]

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