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Queen's Birthday Honours 2007

Congratulations to those members of the University of Adelaide alumni community whose contributions to their field and their community were acknowledged in the 2007 Queen's Birthday Honours List:

Companion in the Order of Australia (AC)

Mr Ross Adler AC (MBA 2004)
for service to business and commerce, particularly through the promotion of international trade and as a contributor to company and commercialisation development in Australia, to the community through administrative roles with educational institutions, and as a supporter of the arts.

Officer in the Order of Australia (AO)

Emeritus Professor Jillian I Roe AO (BA (Hons) 1963)
for service to the community through the promotion of Australian history as a researcher and author, through executive roles in professional organsations particularly as Chair, Editorial Board, Australian Dictionary of Biography, and to education.

Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the General Division

Professor Patrick De Deckker AM (PhD 1981, DSc 2002)
for service to science through research and teaching in the areas of palaeoclimate studies, salination and climate change, and through the initiation and support of international scientific collaboration.

Professor Robert D Fraser AM (MBBS 1970, MD 1989)
for service to medicine, particularly in the area of spinal surgery as a clinician, to medical education and research, and through contributions to a range of professional organisations.

Mr Fraser J Vickery AM (DipT (Further Ed) 1986 SACAE, BEd (In-Serv) 1989 SACAE)
for service to conservation and the environment, to the development and promotion of ecotourism in South Australia, and to the Indigenous community.

Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Military Division

Dr Gregor K Bruce AM (MBBS 1969)
for exceptional service to the Royal Australian Air Force Specialist Reserve.

Public Service Medal (PSM)

Mr Andrew F McPharlin PSM (BE (Civil) (Hons) 1977)
for outstanding public service in the field of water management.

Emergency Services Medal (ESM)

Mrs Cheryl L Dalling ESM (Grad Dip App Hist St 1997)
South Australia Emergency Services.

Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM)

Dr Shelley Barker OAM (PhD 1966)
for service to entomology through research and identification of new beetle species, as an author, and to science education.

Mr Peter Brokensha OAM (BE 1950)
for service to arts administration, particularly through the establishment of the Argyle Arts Centre, to programs supporting Indigenous arts and crafts people, and to the community.

Ms Margaret L Flint OAM (BA 1972)
for service to the Anglican Church of Australia in a range of committee roles, and to the community through women's organisations.

Dr Robert E Holloway OAM (RDA 1968, RDAT 1969, MAgSc 1992, PhD (Ag & Nat Res Sc) 1997)
for service to primary industry, particularly as a contributor to dryland farming research and development.

Dr Terence H Lee OAM (Former University staff)
for service to viticulture and to the wine industry through research and development organisations, wine industry bodies and government advisory roles in Australia and overseas, and through tertiary education in the fields of viticulture and oenology.

Mr John D Nettlefold OAM (MBBS 1973)
for service to medicine, particularly as a surgeon in rural South Australia, and to the community.

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