Queen's Birthday Honours

Queen's Birthday Honours

 

Congratulations to University of Melbourne alumni and staff (former and current) who received a Queen's Birthday Honour in 2015 in recognition for their outstanding work in many fields.

Companion of the Order of Australia

Professor Nathan Efron AC - Ph.D.- Science (1983), Bachelor of Optometry (1977)

For eminent service to medicine in the field of clinical optometry, particularly to vision correction and corneal physiology, as an academic, researcher and author, to the treatment of juvenile diabetes, and through executive roles with national and international professional organisations.

The Hon Justice Christopher M Maxwell AC - Bachelor of Laws (1984), Bachelor of Arts (Degree with Honours)(1975)

For eminent service to the law and to the judiciary, particularly administrative reform of the appeals process, through contributions to legal education and professional development, and as a leading supporter of human rights and civil liberties.

 

Officer of the Order of Australia

Professor Paul V Abbott AO 

For distinguished service to clinical dentistry, and to higher education, as an academic, researcher and author, to endodontics as a practitioner, and to professional organisations.

Dr Barry J Allen AO - Doctor of Science (1984), Master of Science (1963), Bachelor of Science (1961)

For distinguished service to biomedical physics, particularly to radiation oncology and the development of innovative methods of cancer treatment, and to international professional scientific associations.

Emeritus Professor Terence R Carney AO - Bachelor of Laws with Honours (1971), Graduate Diploma in Arts (Criminology)(1971)

For distinguished service to higher education as an academic, researcher and author, to the law and social welfare, and through leadership roles with national and international legal organisations.

Mr Alastair F Lucas AO - Bachelor of Commerce (1974)

For distinguished service to medical research and administration, through leadership and philanthropic support roles, to global public health and animal welfare, and to the finance and banking industries.

Mr Rupert Myer AO - Bachelor of Commerce (Degree with Honours)(1980)

For distinguished service to the visual and performing arts, through governance roles with leading cultural institutions, as a supporter and benefactor, to the promotion of philanthropy, and to the community.

The Hon Gary R Nairn AO 

For distinguished service to the Parliament of Australia, to the communities of New South Wales and the Northern Territory, to the surveying and spatial sciences, and to disability support groups.

Dr Hugh D Niall AO - Doctor of Medicine (1965), Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (1961)

For distinguished service to biomedical science, particularly in the field of hormone sequencing, to higher education and research commercialisation initiatives, and to student development programs.

Professor Emeritus Philippa E Pattison AO - Doctor of Philosophy (1982), Bachelor of Science (Degree with Honours)(1974)

For distinguished service to higher education, particularly through contributions to the study of social network modelling, analysis and theory, and to university leadership and administration.

Mr Peter D Scanlon AO - Bachelor of Commerce (Degree with Honours)(1966)

For distinguished service to the community through philanthropic contributions to, and senior roles in, organisations and programs that foster social cohesion and the public benefits of diversity.

Mr Malcolm W Speed AO - Bachelor of Laws (1970)

For distinguished service to sport, particularly to cricket, through leading administrative and developmental roles, at the national and international level, to legal education, and to professional associations.

Mrs Kirsty A Sword Gusmao AO - Graduate Diploma in Education (1988), Bachelor of Arts (Degree with Honours) (1988)

For distinguished service to Australia-Timor-Leste relations through the development of mutual cooperation and understanding, particularly in the education sector, and as an advocate for improved health and living conditions for the Timorese people.

Dr Elvie Marelyn Wintour-Coghlan AO - Doctor of Science (1988), Doctor of Philosophy (1972), Master of Science (1963)

For distinguished service to medical science in the field of physiology, particularly in the area of maternal and child health, to education as an academic, mentor and researcher, and to professional organisations.

 

Member of the Order of Australia

Mr David S Abraham AM - Bachelor of Laws (1969)

For significant service to the community through health and medical research, education, and corporate governance organisations.

Adjunct Professor Stephen J Biddulph AM - Bachelor of Science (1976)

For significant service to community health, particularly in the fields of child and adolescent psychology, and as an author and educator.

Dr Barry E Christophers AM - Bachelor of Science (1950), Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (1945)

For significant service to the Indigenous community through advocacy roles, and to medicine as a general practitioner.

Mr Andrew E Fairley AM - Bachelor of Laws (1973)

For significant service to the community through contributions to, and support for, a range of organisations, to the law, and to philanthropy.

Ms Margot E Foster AM - Bachelor of Laws (1981), Bachelor of Arts (1981)

For significant service to sports administration and governance at the state and national level, as an elite athlete, and through support for women in sport.

Mr Julian R Gardner AM - Bachelor of Laws (1968), Bachelor of Arts (1967)

For significant service to the community through leadership roles with social welfare, mental health, legal aid and other legal organisations.

Brigadier Peter C Gates AM CSM - Graduate Diploma in International Law (2002)

For exceptional performance of duty as Director General Defence Education and Training, Director General Defence Learning Branch, and Commandant Australian Command and Staff College.

Air Vice-Marshal William F Henman AM - Bachelor of Science (1981)

For exceptional service to the Australian Defence Force in coalition planning, command and control of joint air operations, and strategic capability development.

Dr Michael M Henry AM - Bachelor of Science (1967) 

For significant service to the not-for-profit and cultural sectors through a range of roles, to business governance standards, and to the community.

Mr John A Howie AM - Bachelor of Laws (1982)

For significant service to the community of Victoria, particularly through leadership of film, arts and sporting organisations, and to the law.

Dr Alan Isaacs AM - Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (1962)

For significant service to medical education, particularly in the field of ophthalmology, and to professional organisations.

Dr Jennifer A Johns AM - Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (1976)

For significant service to medicine, particularly cardiology, as a physician, researcher and mentor, and to the not-for-profit sector.

Mr Mark Jones AM - Master of Business Administration (2005)

For significant service to medical research through leadership and executive roles in not-for-profit organisations.

Dr Timothy R Kuchel AM - Master of Veterinary Studies (1979)

For significant service to veterinary science, particularly the humane care and treatment of animals in research activities.

Mr Henry D Lanzer AM - Bachelor of Laws (1981), Bachelor of Commerce (1981)

For significant service to the community, particularly through a range of educational, research and arts organisations, and to the law.

Professor Florence Levy AM - Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (1961)

For significant service to medical education through seminal contributions to child and adolescent psychology research.

Associate Professor John R Mackay AM - Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (1967)

For significant  service  to  medicine  in  the  field  of  colorectal  surgery,  to  clinical governance, and to professional organisations.

Ms Jane Miller AM - Master of Social Work (1999), Bachelor of Arts (1964), Graduate Diploma in Social Studies (1964)

For significant service to the community through social welfare organisations that support children and young people.

Dr William T O'Brien AM - Ph.D.- Science (1967), Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering)(1962)

For significant service to maritime engineering, to the development of innovative marine navigation equipment, and to education.

Mr Norman S Reaburn AM - Bachelor of Laws with Honours (1964)

For significant service to the law, particularly through equality of access to legal and social justice in Tasmania.

Dr Neil Roy AM - Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (1965)

For significant service to medicine in the field of paediatrics, particularly through the development of neonatal transport services.

Professor John F Seymour AM - Doctor of Philosophy (2006), Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (1987)

For significant service to medicine in the field of haematology, through a range of senior appointments in blood and bone marrow cancer research.

Associate Professor Robyn J Sloggett AM - Doctor of Philosophy (2010), Bachelor of Arts (Degree with Honours)(1979)

For significant service to the arts in the field of cultural heritage management and preservation as an academic, conservator and adviser.

Ms Helen L Smith AM - Graduate Diploma in Education (1983), Bachelor of Arts (Degree with Honours)(1975)

For significant service to fencing as an Olympic athlete, coach and mentor, and through a range of leadership and administrative roles.

Associate Professor Kevin G Tolhurst AM - Doctor of Philosophy (1997), Bachelor of Forest Science (Degree with Honours)(1980), Diploma of Forest Science (Creswick)(1976)

For significant service to science through land and bushfire management, and to the community through providing expert advice at fire emergencies.

Ms Janet M Whiting AM - Bachelor of Laws (1983), Bachelor of Arts (1983)

For significant service to the community through contributions to the arts, health and major events sectors, and as a legal professional.

Professor Emeritus Clive Wright AM

For significant service to dentistry, particularly in the area of population oral health, as an academic, educator, administrator and research scientist.

 

Medal of the Order of Australia

The Rev Dr Harold G Cummins OAM - Graduate Diploma in Education (1965), Bachelor of Arts (1964)

For service to the community of Nundle through a range of organisations.

Mr Stephen A Damiani OAM - Bachelor of Planning and Design (Property and Construction) (1996), Bachelor of Building (1997), Master of Business Administration (2002)

For service to medical research through charitable organisations.

Dr Anthony J Dickinson OAM - Bachelor of Dental Science (1979)

For service to dentistry as a practitioner and as an educator in prosthodontics, and to professional associations.

Dr Bruce Drysdale OAM - Bachelor of Dental Science (1949)

For service to dentistry, and to the community.

Mr Graeme A Johnson OAM - Bachelor of Laws with Honours (1973), Bachelor of Arts (Degree with Honours)(1971)

For service to the community through charitable groups.

Mr Gregory J Levine OAM - Graduate Diploma in Arts (Criminology)(1993), Bachelor of Laws (1969)

For service to the law and the judiciary, to children, and to professional legal organisations.

Ms Margaret A Littlehales OAM - Teacher-Librarians (1965)

For service to youth through the Guiding movement, and to the Uniting Church in Australia.

Dr Gwendolyne M McKenzie OAM - Graduate Diploma in Education (1971), Bachelor of Science (1945)

For service to science, particularly as a researcher.

Dr Nicholas G O'Ryan - Graduate Certificate in General Practice Psychiatry (2000)

For service to medicine as a general practitioner in the Canowindra region.

Mrs Wendy A Oakes OAM - Bachelor of Music Education (1981)

For service to the community through music as a director, musician and teacher.

Mrs Janet S Oliver OAM - Bachelor of Commerce (1959)

For service to conservation and the environment, and to the community of the Mornington Peninsula.

Mr Frank Peck OAM - Bachelor of Commerce (1962)

For service to education, and to professional organisations.

Dr Valerie M Tarrant OAM - Master of Education (1986), Graduate Diploma in Education (1952), Bachelor of Arts (Degree with Honours)(1951)

For service to conservation and the environment, and to community history.

Mr Richard H Thompson OAM - Bachelor of Commerce (1957)

For service to veterans and naval history, and to Antarctic exploration.

Emeritus Professor Martin E Westbrooke OAM

For service to ecology, and to environmental management.

Dr Susan Q White OAM - Master of Science (1985), Bachelor of Science (1977), Graduate Diploma in Education (1977), Bachelor of Arts (1965)

For service to science, particularly to speleology, and to youth.

 

Public Service Medal

Mr Bruce S Armstrong PSM - Master of Education (2013)

For outstanding public service to educational improvement in Victoria through leadership, change management, policy development and innovation.

Mr Alan G Hall PSM - Bachelor of Arts (Degree with Honours)(1978)

For outstanding public service to disadvantaged Victorians, particularly through service delivery and support.

Ms Photini Kallifidas PSM - Graduate Diploma of Arts (1999)

For outstanding public service to victims of serious crime through support roles, and through the provision of expert guidance to Victoria police.

 

Australian Fire Service Medal

Mr Andrew J Morrow AFSM - Bachelor of Forest Science (1984)

For over 30 years of service with the Department of Environment Land Water and Planning in Victoria.

 

Commendation for Distinguished Service

Brigadier Michael Mahy DSC - Master of Public and International Law (2004)

For distinguished performance of duty in warlike operations as Assistant Commander - Afghanistan Joint Task Force 633 on Operation SLIPPER from August 2013 to August 2014

 

 

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