Leading by example, Max has a simple philosophy … “If you can, you must”.

We are proud to acknowledge the appointment of Max as a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia. The citation for the award is “for service to cricket at a national and international level as a player and commentator, and to the community through a range of youth and social welfare organisations”. He looks forward to making a difference as his life’s journey continues.

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PO Box 5135 Burnley, Victoria
3121, Australia
Tel: 0417 363 433
Email: admin@maxwalker.com.au

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– Rice for Cambodia Australia Inc. www.riceforcambodia.org

Rice for Cambodia Australia Inc. raises funds to help orphaned and vulnerable children in Siem Reap Cambodia, through sustainability and educational programmes. 100% of all monies raised goes to the children.

– Bowel Cancer www.bowelcanceraustralia.org

Bowel Cancer Australia is a leading national charity with a mission to decrease the impact of bowel cancer and gastrointestinal diseases in our society through awareness, education, support and research.  As a BCA Ambassador, Max featured in the It’s Crunch Time bowel cancer awareness campaign, which was subsequently adopted by the Australian Government to promote participation in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.

– Red Cross Blood Donors www.donateblood.com.au

2009 was declared by the Federal Government as Year of the Blood Donor and Max is delighted to be an ambassador for the Australian Red Cross Blood Service. The Year of the Blood Donor has helped to raise awareness and encourage more Australians to give blood and save lives.

– National Gallery of Victoria www.ngv.vic.gov.au

Since 1861, the National Gallery of Victoria has been displaying art works for the enjoyment of the community.  The gallery’s magnificent international artworks are split between The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia at Federation Square, home of Australian art, and NGV International at St Kilda Road.

– Melbourne Sports and Aquadic Centre www.msac.com.au

MSAC is managed by the State Sport Centres Trust (SSCT) and is guided by the SSCT (Amendment) Act 2004.   MSAC has hosted over 43 international events including: 2006 Commonwealth Games, 2007 12th FINA World Swimming Championships, Swimming World Cups, World Squash Championships, World Masters Games, Deaflympic Games.

– The Leukaemia Foundation   www.leukaemia.org.au

The Leukaemia Foundation is the only national not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the care and cure of patients living with leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and related blood disorders.  The Leukaemia Foundation provides patients and families with free support services and funds cutting-edge research into the causes and cures of blood cancer. The Leukaemia Foundation receives no ongoing government funding and relies solely on donations and fundraising events such as Light the Night and World’s Greatest Shave. Max has provided invaluable support to the Leukaemia Foundation by assisting in last year’s World’s Greatest Shave and being an ambassador for the Foundation

– Romac   www.romac.org.au

Rotary Oceanic Medical Aid for Children is a program of the Rotary districts of Australia and New Zealand whose endeavours provide medical treatment for children from developing countries in the form of life saving and/or dignity restoring surgery. As a National Patron for many years, ROMAC has become a major focus in Max’s life. He believes that to be involved and committed to ROMAC and the forgotten children is a privilege.

– Lighthouse Foundation   www.lighthousefoundation.org.au

Lighthouse provides long-term accommodation and intensive support to homeless young people in Victoria. Lighthouse offers a unique live-in care and outreach program. The model revolves around creating a loving family home, for life. Max was appointed a Patron of the Lighthouse Foundation in April 2003. He joined a notable list of Patrons, including Brian Burdekin AO, Michael Crawford OBE, Bev Brock and Deborra-lee Furness.  At the time of his appointment, Max said: “Fear is the dark room in which negatives are developed. The work of Susan Barton and the wonderful Lighthouse family has impacted so positively on the lives of many young people. My attitude has always been ‘if you can you must’. It is a tremendous privilege to be invited to become a Patron of Lighthouse”.

– Victorian Blind Cricketers Association   www.vbca.org.au

Max has been the official Patron of VBCA since 1997. Before that Max hosted an audio visual coaching tape for blind cricketers which has been distributed around the world. He finds much inspiration amongst the players and has many long time friends from his association.

– Australia Day Ambassador   www.australiaday.vic.gov.au

It is a pleasure for Max to be part of the annual festivities that promote Australia Day. As a very proud Australian, Max attends ceremonies, celebrations and presents community awards as well as delivering an official address and providing media interviews.

– Movember Ambassador   www.movember.com.au

A fun event for a very serious cause – Changing the face of men’s health. Movember is a developing and growing charity initiative that raises awareness and research funding for the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia and Beyondblue: The National Depression Initiative.

– Light up the World Patron   www.lutw.org

Light Up The World Foundation (LUTW) is the first humanitarian organization to utilize renewable energy and solid-state lighting technologies to bring affordable, safe, healthy, efficient and environmentally responsible illumination to people who do not have access to power for adequate lighting. LUTW remains the world’s leader in this endeavour: globally active and setting standards in the field.

– North Balwyn Junior Cricket Club Patron   www.nbcc.cricketvault.com

Established in 1927, the Balwyn Cricket Club is a mainstay of the local community and has established itself as one of the largest Clubs in the eastern suburbs.

– Disaster Aid Australia www.disasteraidaustralia.org.au

The Disaster Aid Australia organizers respond instantly to natural and manmade disasters by delivering boxes of aid to those who are most in need.  Each box supplies an extended family of up to 10 people with a tent and essential equipment to use while they are displaced or homeless.