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About Dr. Wendell J. Rosevear

O.A.M., M.B.,B.S., Dip. RACOG., FRACGP., J.P. (Qual.)

  • Doctor who works in Alcohol and Drug Recovery, HIV/AIDS, Rape and Sexual Abuse Recovery, General Practice, Gay and Lesbian Health, Counselling and Prisoner Health.
  • He has worked in Prisons since 1975 and started work in Alcohol and Drug Recovery in 1965.
  • 1991 Founded GLADS: Gay and Lesbian Alcohol and Drugs Support Group.
  • 1993 Founded MARS: Men Affected by Rape and Sexual-Abuse. He trains Queensland doctors in helping addicts.


  • 1996 Brisbane Citizen of the Year.
  • 1996 A.M.A. National Award for "Best Individual Contribution to Health Care in Australia".
  • 1996 David Kopp Memorial Award for Service to the Gay and Lesbian Community. 1997 Anti-Violence Award for Work with Male Victims of Sexual Assault.
  • 1998 Order of Australia Medal for work with people who have HIV/AIDS, Alcohol and Drug Problems and Victims of Sexual Assault.