Wingecarribee Mayor Duncan Gair has used a Mayoral minute to pay tribute Mac Cott who recently passed away.
Mr. Cott who was the founding Editor of the Southern Highlands News received an Order of Australia Medal in the Queens Birthday Honours list for his service to the print media as an editor and journalist.
He was aware of his award, before his passing, but was not around for the Queens Birthday on Monday.
He was known for his regular column titled ' Out of Context '.
IMAGE CREDIT: Mac Cott