2009 Queen's Birthday Honours (Australia)

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The Queen's Birthday Honours 2009 were appointments Australian honours system to recognise and reward good works by citizens of Australia and other nations that contribute to Australia. The Birthday Honours are awarded as part of the Queen's Official Birthday celebrations and were announced on 8 June 2009 in Australia[1]

The recipients of honours are displayed as they were styled before their new honour and arranged by honour with grades and then divisions i.e. Civil, Diplomatic and Military as appropriate.

† indicates an award given posthumously.

Contents

Order of Australia[edit]

Companion (AC)[edit]

General Division[edit]

  • Mr Malcolm Alexander Kinnaird AO of South Australia. For service through the development of public policy in the defence procurement, infrastructure and energy sectors, and to business.
  • His Excellency the Honourable Peter George Underwood AO of Tasmania. For service to the judiciary, to legal scholarship and administration, to law reform in the areas of civil and criminal procedure, and to the community of Tasmania.
  • Ms Carla Zampatti-Spender AM, of New South Wales. For service through leadership and management roles in the fashion and retail property sectors, to multicultural broadcasting, and to women as a role model and mentor.*

Officer (AO)[edit]

General Division[edit]

  • Mr David William Borthwick, PSM of The Australian Capital Territory. For service to the development of environmental policy, particularly in relation to climate change, water allocation, emissions trading and heritage issues.
  • The Honourable Paul Henry Calver, of Tasmania. For service to the Australian Parliament, and to the community of Tasmania, particularly through local government and the agricultural show movement.
  • Mr David Alexander Crawford, of Victoria. For service to business as a director of public companies, to sport, particularly through the review and restructure of national sporting bodies, and to the community through contributions to arts and educational organisations.
  • Mr Richard (Dick) Lucas Estens, of New South Wales. For service to the community through the provision of sustainable long-term employment for Indigenous Australians, to reconciliation, and to the improvement of telecommunication services in rural, regional and remote areas.
  • Professor Robert Michael Graham, of New South Wales. For service to medicine, particularly through stewardship of the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute and research in the field of molecular cardiology.
  • Mr Allan Grantley Gyngell, of The Australian Capital Territory. For service to international relations through contributions to the development of public and governmental debate on foreign and security policy.
  • Carolyn Judith Hewson, of South Australia. For service to the community through support for charitable organisations, particularly YWCA, and to business.
  • Dr Bruce Edward Hobbs FAA FGSAust FTSE, of Western Australia. For service to science, particularly in the field of structural geology as a leader in the development of innovative research centres and mineral exploration technologies.
  • The Honourable Justice David Hargraves Hodgson. For service to the judiciary and to the law, particularly through the Supreme Court of New South Wales.
  • Professor Kurt Lambeck, of The Australian Capital Territory. For service to science through the development of policy, the promotion of educational programs and as a researcher and educator in the field of geoscience.
  • Mrs Mari Ann Lewis, AM of New South Wales. For service to the visual arts as an ambassador for Australian art, through administrative roles with arts organisations in Australia and overseas and through philanthropic contributions to galleries.
  • Mr Eric Paul McClintock, of New South Wales. For service to business through leadership and management roles in the areas of finance and health, to Australian-Malaysian relations, and to public policy development.
  • Dr Robert Alexander McIntosh, of New South Wales. For service to agricultural science in Australia and internationally, particularly through research in the areas of wheat genetics and rust disease and as an educator and mentor.
  • Mr Rodney Ian Mitchell of Victoria. For service to the international community, particularly through the establishment of the Asia Pacific Business Coalition on HIV and AIDS in Papua New Guinea, and to financial sector management and reform.
  • Professor Christopher John O’Brien, AM of New South Wales. For continued service to medicine and to the community through advocacy and fundraising roles for the development of integrated care and clinical research facilities for people with cancer, particularly the establishment of the Lifehouse Centre at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.
  • Professor John Hemsley Pearn, AM RFD of Queensland. For service to medicine, particularly in the areas of paediatrics and medical ethics, to medical history, and to the community through injury prevention and first aid programs.
  • Mr Gregory John Poche, of New South Wales. For service to the community through philanthropic contributions to medical, aged care and sporting organisations, and to the freight transport industry through the introduction of innovative business practices.
  • Mr Steven James Robinson. For service to Australia's international interests through a significant and sustained contribution.
  • Professor John Lewis Warhurst, of The Australian Capital Territory. For service to higher education, particularly in the field of political science, as an academic, author and commentator on national and international political issues, and to the community.

Member (AM)[edit]

General Division[edit]

  • Mr Tate Adams, of Queensland. For service to publishing and to the arts, particularly through contributions to the development of printmaking in Australia.
  • The Honourable Ian Morton Armstrong, OBE of New South Wales. For service to the Parliament of New South Wales, to the agricultural and livestock sectors, and to the community.
  • Mrs Anita Aspinall, of South Australia. For service to local government and the community through environmental, aged care and historical organisations.
  • Dr Peter Muecke Attiwill, of Victoria. For service to science, particularly in the field of forest ecology, as an academic, researcher and author.
  • Dr Margaret Jessie Baikie, of Tasmania. For service to the community of Hobart through refugee resettlement programs, and to medicine.
  • Emeritus Professor Lawrence Rae (Lawrie) Baker, of Victoria. For service to engineering as an educator, through the development of professional standards, and to the environment.
  • Dr Margaret Caroline Batten, of Victoria. For service to education as a researcher and through a range of professional associations.
  • Dr Jack Bendat, of Western Australia. For service to the community through philanthropic contributions to a range of charitable and cultural organisations.
  • Mrs Lesley Rosemary Bowrey, of New South Wales. For service to tennis as a player, coach and mentor to junior players, and to the community.
  • Mr Graham John Bradley, of New South Wales. For service to business, and to the community as a supporter of medical research and arts organisations.
  • Mr Horace Peter Brand, of Queensland. For service to the pharmacy profession as a practitioner and through representative and educational roles.
  • Mr William Morrison (Bill) Bristow, of Queensland. For service to rural and remote communities through the establishment of Angel Flight Australia and as a supporter of charitable organisations.
  • Mr Michael Christodoulou, of New South Wales. For service to the Greek and Cypriot communities, particularly through the promotion of cultural diversity, reconciliation and harmony.
  • Mr Garry Connelly, of Queensland. For service to motor sport through a range of executive roles.
  • Dr Helen Margaret Creasey, of New South Wales. For service to medicine as a geriatrician and neurologist and through advisory roles with professional and community organisations.
  • Mr Timothy Joseph Daly, of Victoria. For service to public administration, and to the community through roles with health care and emergency service organisations.
  • Ms Felicity Margaret Dear, of Western Australia. For service to Indigenous education, particularly through the development of literacy and numeracy programs, and to the promotion of the Noongar culture.
  • Professor Janet Elizabeth Delpratt, of Queensland. For service to the performing arts and to music education as a teacher of voice.
  • The Honourable Geoffrey Michael Eames, QC of Victoria. For service to the law and to the judiciary, particularly as an advocate for the advancement of Indigenous Australians in the legal profession.
  • Ms Mary Lennie McCall, of Western Australia. For service to the preservation and promotion of history through state and national organisations, and to librarianship.
  • Emeritus Professor Bruce Edgar Mansfield, of New South Wales. For service to education as an administrator and academic in the fields of theology and history.
  • The Honourable Justice John Ronald Mansfield, QC of South Australia. For service to the law and to the judiciary, to a range of professional associations, and to the arts community of South Australia.
  • Dr Sandra Mary Mercer Moore, of Victoria. For service to physiotherapy through leadership roles with professional organisations, as a clinician, and to the Victorian Division of the Liberal Party of Australia.
  • Ms Geertrude Maria (Trudy) Mills-Evers, of New South Wales. For service to the communities of Newcastle and the Hunter region through contributions to migrant health, education and research organisations.
  • Associate Professor Manchala Mohan Rao, of South Australia. For service to medicine, particularly renal transplant surgery, as a mentor and educator and through professional development.
  • Professor Balakrishnan R (Kichu) Nair, of New South Wales. For service to medicine and to medical education through the development of undergraduate and professional development programs and as a geriatrician.
  • The Reverend Father Augustin Duc Thu Nguyen, of Victoria. For service to the Vietnamese community of South Australia through cultural, social welfare and educational projects.
  • Dr Michael Christoph O'Connor, of New South Wales. For service to medicine in the fields of obstetrics and gynaecology, particularly Indigenous maternal and perinatal health and through professional organisations.
  • Adjunct Professor Alan Kenneth Pears, of Victoria. For service to the environment through the development of policy and design in the fields of energy efficiency and sustainability and through public awareness programs.
  • Emeritus Professor Warren James Pengilley, RFD of Victoria. For service to the law as a practitioner, regulator, academic and commentator in the areas of trade practices and franchising.
  • Dr Joseph Frederick Pereira, of New South Wales. For service to the welfare of Burmese refugees and migrants, particularly through humanitarian aid and advocacy roles, and as a general practitioner.
  • Dr Carole Bolton Pinnock, of South Australia. For service to medicine, particularly urological research, and to men's health through the development of support programs for people with prostate cancer.
  • Associate Professor Lynne Pressley, of New South Wales. For service to medicine, particularly cardiology, as a clinician, teacher and mentor, and to the community through the Heart Foundation.
  • Mr Kenneth Maxwell Randall Oam, of The Australian Capital Terrority. For continued service to journalism and public affairs through raising awareness of issues affecting the future of Australia and contributions to national debate.
  • Professor John Alan Richards, of The Australian Capital Terrority. For service to electrical engineering as an academic, through professional associations, and as a contributor to the development of space science.
  • Emeritus Professor Calvin Wyatt Rose, of Queensland. For service to education in the areas of soil and water conservation, and to the promotion of environmental science.
  • Dr David John Scrimgeour, of South Australia. For service to medicine through the development and delivery of services and programs in remote Indigenous communities, and to public health research.
  • Mr Vincenzo Scurria Oam, of Western Australia. For service to the Italian community of Western Australia through executive roles with welfare, cultural and business organisations.
  • Mr Robert Stafford Sheldon, of New South Wales. For service to architecture as a practitioner and administrator, through contributions to a range of professional organisations, and to the community.
  • Mr Lance Colbert Smith, of Queensland. For service to young people as a supporter and fundraiser for The Children's Hospital Westmead and Bear Cottage, and to the tourism industry.

Military Division[edit]

Navy[edit]
Army[edit]
Air Force[edit]

Medal (OAM)[edit]

General Division[edit]

Military Division[edit]

Navy[edit]
Army[edit]
Air Force[edit]

Public Service Medal (Australia)|Public Service Medal (PSM)[edit]

Public Service Medal ribbon

Australian Public Service[edit]

New South Wales Public Service[edit]

Victorian Public Service[edit]

Queensland Public Service[edit]

Western Australian Public Service[edit]

South Australian Public Service[edit]

Australian Police Medal (APM)[edit]

Australian Police Medal ribbon

Australian Federal Police[edit]

New South Wales Police[edit]

Victoria Police[edit]

Queensland Police[edit]

Western Australian Police[edit]

South Australian Police[edit]

Tasmanian Police[edit]

Northern Territory Police[edit]

Australian Fire Service Medal (AFSM)[edit]

Australian Fire Service Medal ribbon

New South Wales[edit]

Victoria[edit]

Queensland[edit]

Western Australia[edit]

South Australia[edit]

Australian Capital Territory[edit]

Northern Territory[edit]

Ambulance Service Medal (Australia)|Ambulance Service Medal (ASM)[edit]

Ambulance Service Medal ribbon

Queensland[edit]

South Australia[edit]

Australian Capital Territory[edit]

Emergency Services Medal (Australia)|Emergency Services Medal (ESM)[edit]

Emergency Services Medal ribbon

New South Wales[edit]

Victoria[edit]

Queensland[edit]

Western Australia[edit]

South Australia[edit]

Australian Capital Territory[edit]

Medal for Gallantry (MG)[edit]

Medal for Gallantry ribbon

Navy[edit]

Army[edit]

Air Force[edit]

Distinguished Service Cross (Australia)|Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)[edit]

Distinguished Service Cross ribbon

Army[edit]

Bar to the Distinguished Service Medal (DSM & Bar)[edit]

Army[edit]

Distinguished Service Medal (Australia)|Distinguished Service Medal (DSM)[edit]

Distinguished Service Medal ribbon

Army[edit]

Commendation for Distinguished Service[edit]

Commendation for Distinguished Service ribbon

Navy[edit]

Army[edit]

Air Force[edit]

Conspicuous Service Cross (Australia)|Conspicuous Service Cross (CSC)[edit]

Conspicuous Service Cross ribbon

Navy[edit]

Army[edit]

Air Force[edit]

Conspicuous Service Medal (CSM)[edit]

Conspicuous Service Medal ribbon

Navy[edit]

Army[edit]

Air Force[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Queen's Birthday 2009 Honours List". Government House of The Commonwealth of Australia.