Australia Day Honours 2015

» Companion of the Order of Australia (AC)

Professor Janice Reid AC (B Sc 1968)
AC for eminent service to the tertiary education sector through executive roles, as an advocate for equitable access to educational opportunities, particularly for Indigenous, refugee and lower socio-economic communities


» Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)

Mr William Spurr AO (B App Sc 1970)
AO for distinguished service to tourism, education, particularly through international marketing, the arts and sport as an administrator of institutions and events, and the community of South Australia

Mr David Tune AO (B Ec 1975)
AO for distinguished service to public administration through leadership of finance, budget and social policy initiatives, as an adviser to government, and through disaster recovery coordination and liaison


» Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

Judge Brian Withers AM (LL B 1967)
AM for significant service to the law through leadership in a range of professional organisations, and the judiciary in South Australia

Mr William Smith AM (B A (Jur) 1994)
AM for significant service to the law particularly through international justice tribunals and human rights organisations

Dr James Tulloch AM (M B B S 1973)
AM for significant service to the international community, particularly through a range of health and development roles with the United Nations

Emeritus Professor (John) Henry Bennett AM (Ph D 1957)
AM for significant service to tertiary education and research in the field of genetics, and the analysis and preservation of science history

Mr Malcolm Haskard AM (B E (Hons) 1959)
AM for significant service to science, particularly electronic engineering, and the community

Mr James Hallion AM (B E (Civil) (Hons) 1976)
AM for significant service to public administration in South Australia, particularly transport infrastructure, energy and agriculture

Mr Ian Govey AM (LL B (Hons) 1974)
AM for significant service to public administration and the law, as a leader in the provision of government legal services, and professional organisations

Professor David Shearman AM
AM for significant service to medicine in the fields of gastroenterology and environmental health, particularly the impact of global climate change

Dr Richard Willis AM (M B B S 1967)
AM for significant service to medicine in the field of anaesthesia, and professional organisations

Dr Stuart Miller AM (M B B S 1977)
AM for significant service to medicine as an otolaryngologist, through leading contributions to medical foundations, and photography

Dr Lawrence Smart AM (B D S 1950)
AM for significant service to dentistry in the field of clinical orthodontics, through cleft lip and palate treatment and craniofacial surgery

Dr Peter T S Ho AM (Prof Cert Arbitration 2005)
AM for significant service to civil and structural engineering, and professional organisations


» Conspicuous Service Cross (CSC)

Lieutenant Colonel Paul Barta CSC (B A 1998)
CSC for outstanding devotion to duty as the Assistant Defence Attache' Manila during the Australian whole of government response to the Rodwell kidnap for ransom, and immediately following devastation from Typhoon Haiyan


» Public Service Medal (PSM)

Mr Vaughan Levitzke PSM (B Sc 1978)
PSM for outstanding public service in the area of waste management reform and policy


» Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM)

Mr Glen Patten OAM (Ph D (Publ) (Sc) 2008)
OAM for service to the surf lifesaving movement and nutritional science

Dr Graeme Swincer OAM (B Ag Sc 1964)
OAM for service to the community through humanitarian support organisations

Mr Alastair Hunter OAM (B A 1976)
OAM for service to the arts, aged care and social welfare organisations

Mr Anthony Garry McDonald OAM (B Ec 1977)
OAM for service to the community of the Adelaide Hills

Dr Geoffrey Sutherland OAM (B E (Civil) 1956)
OAM for service to engineering and education

Ms Diane Nicholls OAM (B A 1976)
OAM for service to education

Ms Yvonne Hill OAM (B A 1970)
OAM for service to competitive rifle and pistol shooting, and the community

Dr Kathryn Robinson OAM (M B B S 1993)
OAM for service to medicine in the field of haematology

Associate Professor Roderick Westerman OAM (M B B S 1954)
OAM for service to aerospace medicine


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