1980 Queen's Birthday Honours (Australia)

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The 1980 Queen's Birthday Honours for Australia were appointments 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 14 June 1980 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.

Order of Australia[edit]

Companion (AC)[edit]

  • Lady (Helen Grey Annetta) Cutler DStJ – For public and community service to the people of New South Wales.
  • Sir (George) Russell Drysdale – For service to art.
  • Ralph Lindsay Harry CBE – For public service, particularly as a diplomatic representative.
  • Major General Sir William (Dudley) Refshauge CBE, ED – For public service, and service to the medical profession, particularly in the field of public health.

Knight Bachelor[edit]

  • Victor George Burley, CBE – For public service.
  • Peter John Derham – For service to industry.
  • Andrew Sheppard Grimwade, CBE – For service to industry and commerce.
  • Kenneth Spencer May, CBE – For service to the media.
  • Keith Charles Owen Shann, CBE – For public service.

Order of the Bath[edit]

Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB)[edit]

Civil Division
  • James Rowland Odgers, CBE – For public service.

Order of Saint Michael and Saint George[edit]

Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG)[edit]

Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)[edit]

  • Peter Charles Alexander, OBE – For service to veterans.
  • Leonard Gordon Darling – For service to industry and commerce.
  • Stuart Leslie Devlin – For service to the art of design.
  • Trevor Alfred Dinning – For service to medicine.
  • The Honourable Rendle McNeilage (Mac) Holten – For parliamentary and community service.

Order of the British Empire[edit]

Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE)[edit]

Civil Division
  • The Most Reverend James Patrick O'Collins, – For service to religion and the community.
  • Professor Bruce Rodda Williams – For service to education and government.

Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE)[edit]

Civil Division

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)[edit]

Civil Division
  • William Henry (Harry) Butler, MBE – For service to the community and the environment.
  • Martyn Rudolph Finger – For public service.
  • Patrick John Vance Ramsden – For service to commerce and the community.
  • Arthur William Shepherd, MBE – For service to primary industry.

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)[edit]

Civil Division
  • Patricia Jean (Patsy) Adam-Smith – For service to literature.
  • Malcolm Edmund Brooks – For service to the community.
  • Kay Cathrine Millin Brownbill – For service to the community.
  • Thomas Ross Burrell – For service to commerce.
  • Paris Chambers, JP – For service to insurance and the community.
  • Dr. Arthur Ashley Cooper – For service to the building industry.
  • John Rowland Dart – For service to the community.
  • Vivian Frederick Davey – For service to health and science.
  • James Henry Dolphin – For service in defence production.
  • Roy Dowell – For public service.
  • Rabbi Dr. Alfred Fabian, ED – For service to Religion.
  • William Thomas Hare – For public service.
  • Harvey Francis Hayes – For service to local government.
  • John Sinclair Leslie Hill – For service to polo.
  • Mirrie Irma Hill – For service to music.
  • Emeritus Professor Victor David Hopper – For service to education.
  • Dr. Rodney James Hudson – For service to community health.
  • John Raymond Huelin – For service to law and the community.
  • Dr. Thomas Henry Hurley – For service to medicine.
  • Dr. Laurel Jean Macintosh – For service to women.
  • Samuel Mitchell Frederick Martin, MC – For service to the transport industry.
  • Desmond Vincent O'Leary – For public service
  • William Joseph (Bill) O'Reilly – For service to cricket and journalism.
  • Councillor Frederick Arthur Rogers, MBE – For service to local government.
  • William Ewart Gladstone Salter – For service to industry in Western Australia.
  • Ivan Henry Smith – For public service.
  • Terence Vaughan, MBE – For service to the performing arts.
  • Michael Hayden Walsh – For service to the performing arts.
  • Dr. William Thomas Williams – For service to science.
  • Roger Robert Woodward – For service to the performing arts.

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)[edit]

Military Division[edit]

Royal Australian Navy
  • Lieutenant Paul Conrad Johnson.
  • Senior Chaplain the Venerable Archdeacon Walter Thomas Wheeldon.
  • Commander Robert Hunter Woolrych.
Australian Army
Royal Australian Air Force
  • Squadron Leader Margaret Lynn Baxter.
  • Squadron Leader Graeme Robert Crombie.
  • Squadron Leader Lancelot John Halvorson.
  • Squadron Leader Brian Desmond McLean.

Civil Division[edit]

  • Arthur George Ambrose, JP – For service to the community.
  • Lyle Edgar Baker – For service to the community.
  • Reginald George Baker – For service to local government.
  • Alderman Noel Frank Bullpitt – For service to local government and sport.
  • Norman Alfred Coleman – For service to sport and commerce
  • William Edward Cook, JP – For service to the community.
  • Barbara Critten – For service to the community
  • Mervyn Twynam Davis – For public service.
  • Frederick John Dorman – For service to sport.
  • Gladys Barbara (Nancy) Eastick – For service to guiding.
  • Keith Eddy, JP – For public service.
  • Lex Ellwood – For service to local government and the community.
  • Edwin Kingston Geach – For service to the community.
  • Arthur Bruce Golding – For service to the community.
  • Joan Patricia Gortley – For service to the community.
  • William John Gray – For service to local government.
  • Alan Stanley Jones – For service to motor racing.
  • Alan Gabriel Jones – For public service arid service to engineering.
  • Captain Eirianydd Jones – For service to shipping.
  • Cynthia Loveday – For public service.
  • Elizabeth Mary McDonald – For service to the handicapped.
  • Daniel Philip McElligott – For public service.
  • William Hector McMillan – For public service and service to the performing arts.
  • Alexander Graham McNaughton – For service to aviation.
  • Arnold Newhouse – For service to the Jewish community.
  • Edward Websdale Painter – For service to the community.
  • Peter Shaw Parkinson – For service to architecture.
  • Peggy Pelchen – For service to politics and the community.
  • Matron Mary Louisa Pike Corke – For service to the community and health.
  • William John Raper – For service to rugby league football.
  • Arthur Derek Roff – For service to wildlife conservation.
  • Joyce Mary Ross – For service to Aboriginal welfare and linguistics.
  • Ralph Aaron Samuel – For service to the aged and the Jewish community.
  • Walter Wilhelm Schauble – For service to the ethnic community and communications.
  • Vera Searle – For service to veterans.
  • Reverend Percy McDonald Smith – For service to Aboriginal welfare.
  • Reverend Joseph Tainton – For service to religion.
  • Albert Dominic Taylor – For public service.
  • William Ewart Tucker – For service to the community.
  • Patricia Tuffs – For service to the community.
  • Leonard Alphonsus Walshe – For service to health and the community.
  • Councillor Eric Hodgson Woods – For service to local government.
  • Virgilio Emmanuel Zammit – For service to migrants.

Companion of the Imperial Service Order (ISO)[edit]

  • Harold Martin Ford – For public service.
  • Mostyn Allen Williams – For public service.

British Empire Medal (BEM)[edit]

Military Division[edit]

Royal Australian Navy[edit]

  • Chief Petty Officer Thomas Keith Burr.
  • Petty Officer Douglas Albert Sheaff.

Australian Army[edit]

Royal Australian Air Force[edit]

  • Sergeant James Arthur Redmond Birrell.
  • Flight Sergeant Gary David Bydder.
  • Flight Sergeant Brian Charles Clayton.
  • Flight Sergeant, Gordon Phillip Nicholls.

Civil Division[edit]

Civil Division
  • Florence Sylvia Bartram – For service to the community.
  • Cecil John Biffin – For service to the community.
  • Flora Ethel Buckley – For service to youth and the community.
  • Raymond Francis Byrne – For public service.
  • George Joseph Baxter Casey – For service to the community.
  • Hamilton Collis – For service to sport and the community.
  • Leslie Mervyn Gerald Cox – For service to the community.
  • Violet Madge Curran – For service to veterans.
  • May Joan Davis – For public service.
  • Percival Vincent Dunning – For service to the community.
  • Blanche Phyllis Anne Emery – For service to the aged.
  • William Fidler – For service to amateur sport.
  • Sybil Victoria Franklin – For service to the community.
  • Norma Ernestine Free – For service to the community.
  • Joan Marie Therese Fuller – For public service.
  • Geoffrey Leo Gard – For service to the community and to sport.
  • Thelma Adeline Geddie – For service to the community.
  • Hilary Robin Gifford – For public service.
  • Patricia Margery Hall – For public service.
  • Michael John Hassed – For service to the community and to sport.
  • John George Hay – For service to the community and youth.
  • Mary Kathleen Keefe – For public service.
  • Aubrey Francis King – For service to the community.
  • Merle Leighton – For public service.
  • Ruby Eileen Leslie – For service to the community and to the deaf.
  • Thomas Averil Lewis – For public service.
  • David John Mccarthy – For service to the community.
  • Annie Flora McGowan – For service to the community.
  • Euphemia McIndoe – For service to veterans.
  • Mildred Mary McLeod – For service to the community.
  • Sarah Myrtle Marshall – For service to legacy.
  • Lillian Florence Monk – For service to the community.
  • Gladys May Munro – For public service.
  • Edward Ranald Newbery – For service to the community and to music.
  • Ernest Patrick O'Brien – For service to the community.
  • Mary Elizabeth O'Connor – For public service.
  • Tadeus Paprocki – For public service.
  • Arthur John Powe – For service to the disabled.
  • Belle Craig Powe – For service to the disabled.
  • Dorothy Elizabeth Prince – For service to amateur athletics.
  • Lena Regan – For service to the community and to music.
  • Maud Wyndham Rien – For service to the community.
  • William Richard Rien – For service, to the community.
  • Lawrence Robertson – For public service and to veterans.
  • Ranville Rex Schofield – For service to the community.
  • Urbano Alberto (Albert) Segafredo – For service to migrants and to the community.
  • Edith Irene Seller – For service to the community.
  • Richard George Smith – For public service.
  • Vambola Veinberg – For public service.
  • Joyce Minnie Walden – For service to the community and to the handicapped.
  • John Neil Weekes – For public service.
  • Jan Wicker – For public service.
  • Gena Mavis Veronica Williams – For public service.
  • Ernest Melville Wilson – For public service.

Queen's Police Medal[edit]

  • William John Jacobs, Senior Constable, Northern Territory Police.
  • Charles William Porter, Assistant Commissioner, Northern Territory Police.

Royal Red Cross[edit]

Associate of the Royal Red Cross (ARRC)[edit]

Royal Australian Air Force
  • Squadron Leader Patricia Ann Furbank.

Air Force Cross[edit]

Royal Australian Navy[edit]

  • Lieutenant Barry John Evans.

Royal Australian Air Force[edit]

  • Flight Lieutenant Allan Grant Houston.
  • Wing Commander Ronald Richard Tayles.
  • Flight Lieutenant John Jeffrey Wilkinson.

Air Force Medal[edit]

Royal Australian Air Force
  • Corporal David Alexander Roman.
  • Sergeant David Keith Russell.

Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in the Air[edit]

Royal Australian Air Force
  • Flight Lieutenant Robert Gordon Anderson.
  • Squadron Leader Michael Anthony Lavercombe.
  • Flight Lieutenant William David MacCubbin.
  • Wing Commander Arthur John White.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Queen's Birthday 1980 Honours" (PDF). Governor General of Australia. 14 June 1980. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 April 2015. Retrieved 13 January 2018.