Honours

A significant number of our alumni have been recognised for contributions to their field and their community.

Australia Day Honours 2020

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  • Companion of the Order of Australia (AC)

    Professor Anthony Thomas AC FAA, D Sc 1986
    For eminent service to scientific education and research, particularly in the field of nuclear and particle physics, through academic leadership roles.

  • Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)

    Professor Shaun Brennecke AO, B Med Sc (Hons) 1976, M B B S 1978, B A 1978
    For distinguished service to medical education and research in the fields of obstetrics and gynaecology, and to professional societies.

    Dr Donald Grant AO, Dip Env St 1984, M Env St 1986
    For distinguished service to surveying, particularly through the establishment of a combined public sector mapping agency.

    Dr Linley Martin AO, B Sc 1971, B Sc (Hons) 1972, M Sc 1976, Dip Comp 1985
    For distinguished service to education, particularly to student equity, educational standards and academic administration.

    Ms Jacqui McGill AO, D Univ 2017
    For distinguished service to the minerals and mining sector, and to gender equity and workplace diversity.

    Emeritus Professor Raymond Specht AO, B Sc 1945, B Sc (Hons) 1947, M Sc 1950, Ph D 1954, D Sc 1975
    For distinguished service to science, and to education, in the fields of botany, plant ecology and conservation.

    The Hon Amanda Vanstone AO, B A 1981, LL B 1983, D Univ 2017
    For distinguished service to the Parliament of Australia, to the people of South Australia, and to the community.

  • Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

    Dr Joan Beaumont AM, B A 1969, B A (Hons) 1970
    For significant service to education, particularly to the study of war history.

    Emeritus Professor Warren Bebbington AM
    For significant service to education, particularly to the study of music.

    Dr Robert Edgar AM, B Ec 1968, B Ec (Hons) 1969, M Ec 1972
    For significant service to the banking and finance sectors, and to medical research organisations.

    Mr Terence Evans AM, LL B 1967
    For significant service to higher education, to health organisations, and to the law.

    Emeritus Professor Jeffrey Goldsworthy AM, LL B (Hons) 1977, LL D 2002
    For significant service to education, particularly to legal history and philosophy.

    Dr Mitra Guha AM, M B B S 1979
    For significant service to medicine, and to medical education.

    Mr Duncan Marshall AM, B Arch (Hons) 1982
    For significant service to heritage conservation.

    Dr Helen McLean AM, B D S 1979, M D S 1985
    For significant service to dentistry, and to professional associations.

    Emeritus Professor Sharman Pretty AM, B Mus 1971, B Mus (Hons) 1972
    For significant service to music education, and to the performing arts.

    Dr John Russell AM, M B B S 1962
    For significant service to medicine in the field of anaesthesia, and to medical health standards.

    Emeritus Professor Roderick Wells AM, B Sc 1968, B Sc (Hons) 1969, Ph D 1975
    For significant service to education, and to the biological sciences.

  • Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM)

    Mr Peter Carter OAM, B A 1980, Grad Dip Ed 1988, B Ed 1991
    For service to canoeing.

    Associate Professor Jane Freemantle OAM, M Pub Hlth 1998
    For service to medical research, particularly to population health.

    Mr Mark Gilbert OAM, B E (Civil) (Hons) 1973
    For service to engineering, and to the community.

    Mr Graham Hobbs OAM, B Ec 1971, LL B 1971
    For service to youth, and to lacrosse.

    Dr David Marshall OAM, M B B S 1965
    For service to orthopaedic medicine.

    Ms Anne McEwen OAM, B A 1987
    For service to the Parliament of Australia, and to the community of South Australia.

    Associate Professor Maria Parappilly OAM, Ph D (Physics & Astro) 2006
    For service to science education, and to women.

    Ms Brenda Parker OAM, B A 1990
    For service to music.

    Dr Andrew Rollond OAM, M B B S 1964
    For service to medicine, and to local government.

    Dr Robin Uppill OAM, B Sc 1975, B Sc (Hons) 1976, Ph D 1980
    For service to orienteering.

  • Australian Fire Service Medal

    Mr Samual Sanderson AFSM, B App Sc (Nat Res Mgmt) 1989

  • Australian Corrections Medal

    Ms Rebecca Edwards ACM, Grad Dip SIS 2003

  • Past recipients

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Queen's Birthday Honours 2019

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  • Companion of the Order of Australia (AC)

    Emeritus Professor John Finnis QC, LL B (Hons) 1962, LL D 2017
    AC for eminent service to the law, and to education, to legal theory and philosophical enquiry, and as a leading jurist, academic and author.

  • Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)

    Professor Peter Rathjen, B Sc 1984, B Sc (Hons) 1985
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    O for distinguished service to higher education through senior administrative roles, and as a scientist and medical researcher.

    Mr Richard Broinowski, LL B 1962
    AO for distinguished service to international relations through the advancement of Australia's diplomatic, trade and cultural relationships.

    Dr Derek Byerlee, B Ag Sc 1967, D Ec 2016
    AO for distinguished service to agricultural economics, particularly to sustainable development, poverty reduction and food security.

    Mr Michael Davis, LL B 1973
    AO for distinguished service to the space industry as an advocate, and to science education.

    Mr John Scanlon, LL B 1983, LL M (Env) 1995      
    AO for distinguished service to wildlife and flora conservation and protection through roles with international organisations.

    Ms Natasha Stott Despoja, B A 1991
    AO for distinguished service to the global community as an advocate for gender equality, and through roles in a range of organisations.

     

     

  • Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

    Professor Adrian Cheok, B E (Elec) 1994, Ph D (E) 1999
    AM for significant service to international education.

    Mr Andrew Davies, B Arch (Hons) 1978
    AM for significant service to architecture, and to the community.

    Adjunct Associate Professor Peter Dry, B Ag Sc 1970, M Ag Sc 1987, Ph D (Ag Sc) 1998
    AM for significant service to viticulture, particularly to wine-grape research.

    Mr Marcus La Vincente, LL B 1973
    AM for significant service to the not-for-profit sector, particularly through legal support.

    Professor Gilah Leder, B A (Hons), 1963, Dip Sec Ed 1965
    AM for significant service to higher education, and to the Jewish community of Victoria.

    Dr Peter Lillie, M B B S 1973
    AM for significant service to medicine in the field of anaesthesia.

    Dr John Litt, M B B S 1979
    AM for significant service to preventative medicine as an influenza specialist, and as a general practitioner.

    Mr Alastair McEwin, B A (Jur) 1992, LL B 1994
    AM for significant service to people with a disability, and as a human rights advocate.

    Emeritus Professor Anthony Radford, M B B S 1961
    AM for significant service to medicine, to medical education, and to global health.

    Mr Glenn Turner, Prof Cert Arbitration 2008
    AM for significant service to the community of the Hunter.

    The Honourable Terence Worthington, LL B 1968
    AM for significant service to the law, and to the judiciary.

    Dr Matthew Collins QC, B A 1990, LL B (Hons) 1992
    AM for significant service to the law, to legal standards, and to education.

    Professor Kevin Davis
    AM for significant service to higher education, particularly in financial systems.

  • Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM)

    Mrs Nancy Baldock, Dip Arts & Ed 1970
    OAM for service to community history.

    Mr Gregory Drew, B Sc (Hons) 1972, Dip Ed 1978, M Sc 1979
    OAM for service to mining as an historian.

    Dr David Everett, M B B S 1977
    OAM for service to medicine as a paediatrician.

    Mrs Shirley-Anne Gale, Dip Mus 1955
    OAM for service to music.

    Mr Brian Haddy, B Ec 1975, B Ec (Hons) 1976
    OAM for service to science education.

    Mr Robert Handley, B Sc 1977, B Sc (Hons) 1978, Grad Dip Ed (Sec) 1979
    OAM for service to the community through a range of organisations.

    Dr Samuel Heard, M B B S 1979
    OAM for service to medicine.

    Dr David Martin, M B B S 1981, B Med Sc (Hons) 1984
    OAM for service to medicine in the field of orthopaedics.

    Mr Graeme Pascoe, B Ec 1967
    OAM for service to the community through Lions Clubs Australia.

    Dr Michael Scobie, M B B S 1969
    OAM for service to ophthalmology, and to the community.

    Mr Austin Taylor, B Ec 1979
    OAM for service to education, and to community health.

  • Past recipients

    View the list of past recipients.