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Australia day honours 2006

Congratulations to those members of the University of Adelaide alumni community whose contributions to their field and their community were acknowledged in the 2006 Australia Day Honours List.

Companion in the Order of Australia (AC)

Professor Vilis R. Marshall AC (MBBS 1965, MD 1969)
for service to medicine, particularly urology and research into kidney disease, to the development of improved health care services in the Defence forces, and to the community through distinguished contributions to the development of pre-hospital first aid care provided by St John Ambulance Australia.

Professor Harry Messel CBE AC (PhD 1952)
for service to Australian science and to education as an outstanding educator raising awareness of the importance of the study of science and in particular physics, for instrumental contributions to improving science teaching in schools, and for conservation advocacy relating to endangered crocodile and alligator species.


Officer in the Order of Australia (AO)

Professor Gavin Brown AO (Former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Adelaide (1994-1996))
for service to tertiary education in Australia and internationally as an advocate for excellence and through the establishment of strategic links with overseas institutions, and to mathematical research.

Professor Ian R. Falconer AO (PhD 1961)
for service to science, particularly through research in the area of algal toxins relating to water quality management, to education internationally, and to the conservation movement.

Dr John B. North RFD AO (MBBS 1963)
for service to medicine as a clinician, surgeon and teacher, and as a significant contributor to research in the fields of neurological diseases and treatment of severe head injuries.

Mr K. J. Seppelt AO (1949-1954 Roseworthy College)
for service to the Australian wine industry through pioneering viticulture initiatives and as a contributor to a range of industry organisations.

Ms Imogen de Mortimer Zethoven AO (M Env St 1992)
for service to conservation and the environment, particularly as an advocate for the protection of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and as a proponent of legislation to promote biodiversity
in Queensland.


Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

Mr Murray I. H. Brooker AM (B Ag Sc 1957)
for service to botany, particularly through research leading to the identification and classification in the genus Eucalyptus, and as an author.

Dr Kenneth A. Brown AM (BDS 1950)
for service to forensic dentistry, particularly in the area of identification methods and questions of law, and to specialist education and professional organisations.

Mr Dilip G. Chirmuley AM (Grad Dip Env St 1989)
for service to the community, particularly through leadership roles in a range of multicultural, religious and Hindu organisations in South Australia.

Dr Brian C. Crisp AM (BDS 1945, MDS 1952)
for service to dentistry and dental education, particularly the development of the specialty of orthodontics in Adelaide, and to the community through the Art Gallery of South Australia.

Professor Sasson S. Gubbay AM (MBBS 1957)
for service to medicine in the field of neurology, particularly through clinical and academic contributions to the neurological care of both children and adults, and as a teacher and mentor.

Dr Jeffrey N. Hanna AM (M Pub Hlth 1989)
for service to medicine in the fields of public health and epidemiology, particularly through contributions in the area of communicable disease prevention and control.

Ms Pamela Linke AM (Dip Soc St 1963)
for service to children, particularly early childhood development as a researcher and author on parenting skills and infant mental health.

Dr Joseph M. Lubich AM (MBBS 1954)
for service to local government and to the community of the City of Albany as a general practitioner, and as a contributor to the Western Australian health service.

Mr David W. Moyle AM (BA 1967)
for service to conservation and the environment, particularly as a contributor to the development of the Nature Foundation SA Incorporated and through the Nature Conservation Society of
South Australia.

Emeritus Professor John C. Thonard AM (PhD 1967)
for service to dentistry and the advancement of dental education, to the promotion of dental research, and to improved multidisciplinary health science networks.


Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM)

Mr John E. Butler OAM (BA 1969, BA (Hons) 1972)
for service to education, particularly in the field of geography as a teacher, author and administrator, and to the community.

Dr Roslyn A. Glow OAM (PhD 1980)
for service to the community, particularly Palliative Care Victoria.

Mr Mark A. Henschke OAM (BSc (Hons) 1972)
for service to medicine as a general practitioner and to the community of Armidale.

Mr John Herendi OAM (BA 1966)
for service to the Hungarian community of South Australia through cultural, social welfare and educational activities, and to the promotion of multiculturalism.

Mrs Glenys Jones OAM (Friend and Former Staff of the University of Adelaide)
for service to the community through the National Council of Women of South Australia, and to the arts.

Mr Kevin Aquila Miller OAM (Friend and Former Staff of the University of Adelaide)
for service to the performing arts, particularly opera as a performer, producer and educator.

Mr Peter L. Mussared OAM (BE 1955)
for service to the electricity industry and to the community of Belair.

Professor Uwe Proske OAM (B Sc 1963)
for service to physiology, particularly in the area of neuroscience, and to medical research.

Mr P. Earle Scott OAM (BE (Arch) 1954)
for service to architecture and to the community through welfare and heritage organisations.

Mr Ashleigh H. Tobin OAM (B Mus 1964, M Mus 1972)
for service to the community of Adelaide through music education and organ recitals.

Mr Philip B. Walsh OAM (B Pharm 1972)
for service to the community of Maroubra as a supporter of a range of educational, arts, medical, sports and seniors organisations and events, and to pharmacy.

Mr Richard B. Walsh OAM (B Pharm 1971)
For service to the community of Maroubra as a supporter of business, educational, arts, medical, sports and seniors organisations and events, and to pharmacy.

Dr Susan J. Wareham OAM (MBBS 1976)
for service to the community and to the peace movement, particularly through the Medical Association for Prevention of War.


Public Service Medal (PSM)

Mr Neville F. Alley PSM (BA 1968, MA 1971)
for outstanding public service in the field of geology.

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