2010 Australia Day Honours

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The Australia Day Honours 2010 for Australia were announced on 26 January 2010.

† indicates an award given posthumously.

Order of Australia[edit]

Companion (AC)[edit]

General Division[edit]

Recipient Citation Notes
Donald Robert Argus AO For eminent service to business and commerce through leadership in the mining and finance industries, and to the community through the promotion of philanthropy, and executive roles in conservation, health, charitable and sporting organisations. [1]
Professor Elizabeth Helen Blackburn For eminent service to science as a leader in the field of biomedical research, particularly through the discovery of telomerase and its role in the development of cancer and ageing of cells and through contributions as an international adviser in Bioethics.
James Oswald Fairfax AO For eminent service to the community through support and philanthropy for the visual arts, conservation organisations and building programs for medical research and educational facilities.
The Honourable Justice Robert Shenton French For eminent service to the law and to the judiciary, to legal education and administration in the areas of constitutional, competition and native title law, and to legal reform.

Military Division[edit]

Branch Recipient Citation Notes
Army Lieutenant General David John Hurley AO DSC For eminent service to the Australian Defence Force as Chief of Capability Development Group, Chief of Joint Operations and Vice Chief of the Defence Force. [2]


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