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Australia Day Honours 2013
» Companion of the Order of Australia (AC)
Visiting Professor The Hon. Alexander Downer AC
AC for eminent service to the Parliament of Australia through advancement of international relations and foreign affairs, particularly in the areas of security, trade and humanitarian aid, and to the community of South Australia.
» Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)
Mr Nick Begakis AO
AO for distinguished service to business and commerce in South Australia through leadership in the food industry and the development of international trade, and to the community
Professor Roger Byard AO PSM (M D 1994, M Med Sc 1997)
AO for distinguished service to medicine in the field of forensic pathology as an academic, researcher and practitioner and through contributions to professional committees and organisations.
Professor Robert Goldney AO (M B B S, M D 1979)
AO for distinguished service to medicine in the field of psychiatry, as a researcher and academic, through international contributions to the study of suicide and its prevention.
Emeritus Professor Colin Matthews AO (M D
AO for distinguished service to reproductive medicine, particularly through the establishment of donor insemination and in vitro fertilisation programs, through contributions to research and as an academic.
Emeritus Professor George Rogers AO (Ph D
1963, D Sc 1978)
AO for distinguished service to biotechnology through contributions to tertiary education and leadership of research into the molecular structure and growth process of wool and hair.
The Honourable Justice Margaret White AO (LL B
AO for distinguished service to the judiciary and the law, through leadership in administration, contributions to education and law reform, and to the community of Queensland.
» Member of the Order of Australia (AM)
Dr Brian Cornish AM RFD ED (M B B S 1947)
AM for significant service to medicine as an orthopaedic surgeon, to forestry and conservation, and to the community.
Assoc Prof Jack Cross AM (Dip Arts & Ed 1953, Dip Sec Ed 1957, B A 1957)
AM for significant service to tertiary education in South Australia, particularly in the field of art and design, and to Indigenous education.
Professor Malcolm Gillies AM
AM for significant service to tertiary education through leadership roles, and to the humanities, particularly as a scholar of musicology.
Dr Michael Llewellyn-Smith AM (Ph D (Arch) 2010)
AM for significant service to local government through the promotion of city and state relations and planning.
The Honourable Dr Jane Lomax-Smith AM (Ph D (Med) 1986)
AM for significant service to the Parliament and the community of South Australia.
Mr Timothy O'Brien AM (LL B 1969)
AM for significant service to the community of Berri, South Australia.
Professor Dinesh Selva AM (M B B S 1991)
AM for significant service to ophthalmology and visual sciences as an academic, clinician and researcher and through contributions to professional organisations.
Mr Graham Spurling AM ED (B Tech 1960)
AM for significant service to business, and to the community of South Australia.
» Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM)
Dr Robert Gerner OAM (B A 1975, M Env St 1980)
OAM for service to architectural education, particularly in the field of urban design.
Mr Robert Heinrich OAM (B Ec 1968)
OAM for service to the information technology industry.
Dr Joseph Masika OAM (M Pub Hlth 1999)
OAM for service to the community through multicultural and social welfare organisations.
Ms Janet Thomas OAM (B Sc 1962, B Sc (Hons)
OAM for service to the mathematical sciences
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