Abbott AO QC, Mr Michael Lewis (AD2011)
For distinguished service to the visual arts, particularly through leadership roles, to the development of arts education, to Australia-Asia relations, and to the law.
Chairman, Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA), since 2002; significant donor of Asian textiles; significant Benefactor; nominated Fellow, 1998. Board Member, AGSA Foundation 1988-1992. Chairman, National Gallery of Australia Foundation, ca1994; Deputy Chairman, 1991-1994; Governor; significant donor of Indian and Asian Art and Textiles. Former Member, ‘American Friends of the National Gallery’. Board Member, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Foundation, 1996-1998; former Board Member, ca1996; significant donations of Asian ceramics in 1997, and Timorese textiles in 2000. Founding Benefactor, National Gallery of Victoria, 1985. Board Member, Art Foundation of Victoria, 1986-1989. Founding Member, Australian Business Arts Foundation, 1997-2002. Member, Australian Foundation for Culture and the Humanities. Chairman, Helpmann Academy, 2001-2007. Member, Helpmann Academy Foundation Board. Chairman, Australia-Malaysia Institute, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, 2005-2008; Chairman, Australia-India Council, 1998-2005. Member, International Advisory Board, The Asia Society. Former President, Australia-Indonesia Association of South Australia. Current Patron, Balinese Community of South Australia Inc. President, South Australian Bar Association, 1997-1999. Member, Law Society of South Australia, since 1966; Chair, Criminal Law Committee, 2007-2009, and Member; 1997-2007; Member, LawAsia Committee, 1990-1992. Queen’s Counsel, South Australia, since 1984. Human Rights Observer, Law Council of Australia. Former Member, University of Adelaide Council, 1999; Chairman, Benefactors and Friends Committee; former Chairman, Finance Committee, for 3 years. Current Director, Australian Universities International Alumni Convention Pty Ltd. Chair, Australian Universities International Alumni Convention, Adelaide, 1998; Deputy Chair, Kuching Convention, 2000; Board Member, Brisbane and Hong Kong Conventions.
Abbott AM, Mr Anthony Norman (QB2012)
For service to the law, and to the legal profession, through policy development and reform roles with professional organisations, and to the disability sector through the Multiple Sclerosis Society of South Australia.
President, Law Council of Australia, 2001-2002; Executive Member, 1998-2002. Committee Member, Australian Solicitors Conduct Rules Committee, 2009. Vice-Chair, International Law Section, 2002-2007; Chair, Professional Ethics Committee, 2002-2008; Chair, Model Conduct Rules Review Working Group, 2002-2008. Member, Corporations Committee and Trade Practices Committee of Business Law Section, South Australian Division, since 1990. President, Law Society of South Australia, 1995-1996; Councillor, 1987-2002; Executive Member, 1991-2002; Chair, Commercial Law Committee, 1997-2000 and Committee Member, 1986-2000. Member, Consultative Group, National Legal Profession Reform, Council of Australian Governments, 2009. Member, Legal Practitioners Education and Admission Council, since 1999. Advisory Board Member, Law School, University of Adelaide, since 2006. Member, Consultative committee, National Judicial College of Australia, 2002-2006. Board Member, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Australia, since 2005. President, Multiple Sclerosis Society of SA & NT, since 2005; Board Member, since 1983. Chairman of Partners, Piper Alderman Lawyers, 1999-2010; Managing Partner, 1989-2004; Managing Partner, Adelaide Office, 2004-2008.
Abbott Young OAM, Mr Peter Colebrook (QB1977)
For community service, particularly to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of S.A.
Abraham AM, Mr Joseph Simon (AD1993)
For service to the accounting profession in the corporate and public sectors.
National President Australian Society Certified Practising Accountants 1989, Deputy President 1988, Deputy SA Auditor-General 1986-90. Many years' dedicated service to accounting. Instrumental in development modern accounting and reporting techniques, particularly programme budgeting, computer auditing. Chairman Board Management Australian Accounting Research Foundation 1986-89, instrumental in bringing closer together corporate and public sector accounting standards and practices. Australia's representative Confederation Australian and Pacific Accountants, other key involvements.
Acott OAM, Miss Rosslyn May (2003)
For service through the provision of medical assistance to the victims of the bombings which occurred in Bali on 12 October 2002.
Adams OAM, Mr Keith Roy (QB1995)
For service to local government administration and to the community.
Mr Adams served as the Chief Executive Officer of the City of Unley from 1984 until 1994 and prior to that with the District Councils of Encounter Bay, Balaklava and Georgetown from 1962 until 1984. He served as the Honorary Treasurer and Board member of the Ashford Community Hospital and as a Board member of the Local Government Association's Mutual Liability Scheme. His previous activities include Chairmanship of the SA Regional Tourist Travel Association, membership of the SA Government Tourist Advisory Council, SA Government Health Services Advisory Committee to SA Health Commission and the Local Government Services Bureau.
Adams OAM, Mr Dean Hornall (AD2008)
For service to veterans and their families, particularly through the 2/48 Battalion Returned Soldiers Welfare Club.
Secretary, 2/48 Battalion Returned Soldiers Welfare Club, 1973-1987 and since 2002; Treasurer, 1997-2002, Secretary/Treasurer, since 2002; Committee Member, on many occasions, initially in 1960s; Journal Editor, since 1995; Life Member. Committee Member, SA Branch, Rats of Tobruk Association, for 17 years; Member, since 1983; Life Member. Member, Soldiers and Sailors Distress Fund, 1979-1996. Member, Plympton Sub-Branch, Returned and Services League of Australia, since 1943. Justice of the Peace, 1964-2006.
Adams OAM, Mr John Christopher (QB2008)
For service to engineering, particularly through the standardisation of rail transport systems and executive roles with a range of professional organisations.
Consulting Engineer, National Rail Corporation, 1989-2004; adviser to the Alice Springs to Darwin Railway Design Group and to the Victorian Government, Geelong Corporation and Spanish Railways on rail gauge conversion matters; and planning, design and project management for Steamranger Heritage Railway and National Railway Museum. Chief Civil Engineer, Australian National Rail, 1985-1989, responsible for all track infrastructure on amalgamated former Commonwealth, South Australian and Tasmanian railways, 1978-1989; Assistant Chief Civil Engineer (Administration), 1983-1985, including first feasibility report for Melbourne-Adelaide Standardisation; Project Manager for the planning, design and control of implementation of the Adelaide to Crystal Brook Standard Gauge Project, 1978-1983. Project Manager, South Australian Railways, 1972-1978, responsible for the planning of the Adelaide to Crystal Brook Standard Gauge Project; District Engineer, Port Lincoln, 1969-1972; Project Engineer, 1965-1969, responsible for the planning, design and field supervision of the Port Pirie to Broken Hill Rail Standardisation Project. National Chair, Railway Technical Society of Australasia (Engineers Australia), 1991-1995; Committee Member, 1983-2003; Chair, Awards Committee, 1999-2003; Chair, National Conference,1991 and 2000; Life Member, 2002. Member, Engineers Australia, since 1965; Fellow, 1998. Fellow and Life Member, Permanent Way Institution (London UK). Co-Founder and Inaugural Secretary, South Australian Section, 1983; Chair, 1985-1987; Vice-President for South Australia, since 1988.
Adey OAM, Miss Rosemary Kathleen (AD1987)
For service to softball.
President, South Australian Softball Association since 1978; President, Australian Softball Federation since 1983. Australian Delegate to International Softball Federation Congress Meetings 1983-85. Since 1952 has filled many executive, playing and coaching positions in South Australian Association.
Adey AM, Em Prof Kym Llewellyn (QB2010)
For service to university administration, to teacher education, and to a range of professional associations.
Pro Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President, Access and Learning Support, University of South Australia, 1998-2003; Foundation Dean, Faculty of Education, 1992-1998. Dean, Salisbury Campus, South Australian College of Education, before its incorporation into the University of South Australia in 1991; Foundation staff member. Tutor, School of Education, Flinders University. Professor of Education, University of South Australia. Chair, Higher Education Registration Accreditation Board, Department of Further Education, Employment, Science and Technology, South Australia, since 2009. Member, Higher Education Advisory Committee, Training and Skills Commission of South Australia, 2008-2009. Member, Committee of Chairs, Registration Council, South Australian Government, since 2005. Fellow, Australian College of Educators. President, Australian Council of Deans of Education, 1993-1997; President, State Chapter, 1992-1996. Former Chairman, Australian Vice-Chancellor’s Committee, Teacher Education Reference Group. Chairman, National Advisory Committee, National Review of Standards and Guidelines for Initial Teacher Education, 1997-1998. Chair, National Review on Education Industry Partnerships for Quality Teaching, 1995-1996. National Vice-President, Federation of College Academics, 1980-1981. President, State Council of Academic Staff Associations, 1978-1979. Chairman, South Australian Colleges Academic Staff Industrial Committee, 1979. Higher Education Adviser, Le Cordon Bleu International, since 2003; teaching institution for hospitality management, gastronomy and cuisine. Member, Management Board, Careers Education Corporation, USA, since 2003; incorporates Le Cordon Bleu International. Foundation Chair, International Academic Board, La Fondation Le Cordon Bleu. Chair, Academic Board, Le Cordon Bleu Australia, since 1998. Former Chair, Internal Validation Committee, Hong Kong Institute of Education.
Adkins OAM, Mrs Edna Pauline (AD1981)
For community service.
Adler AC, AO, Mr Norman Ross (QB2007)
For service to business and commerce, particularly through the promotion of international trade and as a contributor to company and commercialisation development in Australia, to the community through administrative roles with educational institutions, and as a supporter of the arts. Awarded AO in 1999 for service to business in the areas of property consultancy and development and to the community of South Australia through contributions to a range of infrastructure, tourism and sporting organisations.
Mr Adler was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day 1999 Honours List for his service to business and commerce, to the promotion of the arts in South Australia, and to the community. The following is a summary of his service since then. Chairman, Australian Trade Commission (Austrade), 2001-2006. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Amtrade International Pty Ltd, since 2001. Chairman, Domino's Pizza Enterprises, since 2001. Director, Commonwealth Bank of Australia Ltd, 1991-2004. Director, Australian Institute for Commercialisation, 2002-2004. Chairman, World Congress on Information Technology, 2002. Director, QCT Resources Ltd, 1989-2001. Director, Telstra Corporation Ltd, 1996-2001. Member, Business Council of Australia, 1984-2000. Board Member and Trustee, South Australian Business Vision 2010, 1998-2000. Council Member, University of Adelaide, since 1998; current Chairman, Finance Committee; serves on a range of other committees; appointed Deputy Chancellor, March 2007. Chairman, Adelaide Festival of Arts, since ca2002. Chairman, Art Gallery of South Australia, 1992-2002. Director, Order of Australia Foundation Ltd, since 2001. Former President, South Australian Branch, Friends of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award.
Agars AM, Mr Peter Darrel (AD1986)
For service to the accountancy profession.
Agius AM, Mr Charles Gordon Laurence (AD1978)
For services to Aboriginal Welfare.
Agius OAM, Mr Edgar (AD2006)
For service to the Maltese community and to local government.
President, Maltese Guild of South Australia, since 1999; Committee Member, since 1974. President, Maltese Language School of Adelaide, 'for many years'. Public Relations Officer and Delegate, Maltese Community Council of South Australia, 'for many years'. Councillor, City of Charles Sturt, since 2001. Centenary Medal, for services to the Maltese community, 2001.
Agnew OAM, Mr Raymond George (QB2004)
For service to local government and to the community of Yorke Peninsula.
Local government: Deputy Mayor, District Council of Yorke Peninsula, since 1997. Chairman, (former) District Council of Yorketown, for 6 years; Deputy Chairman, for 4 years; served on the Council, 1982-1996. Community service includes: Chairman, Stansbury Progress Association, for 9 years; Deputy Chairman, for 2 years; Member, since 1980. Chairman, Council, Spencer Institute of TAFE, since 2000; Deputy Chairman, 1998; Member, since 1997. Deputy Chairman, Network of TAFE Councils. Board Member, Yorke Regional Development Board, 1994-2000; Member, Education, Training and Information Technology Committee. Executive Board Member, Flinders Region Area Consultative Committee. Elder, Stansbury Uniting (formerly Methodist) Church; has held several positions including Secretary, Church Property Committee; Chairman of the Congregation; and Delegate to Southern Yorke Peninsula Uniting Church Finance Committee. Chairman, Council of Elders, Southern Yorke Peninsula Uniting Church; Chairman, Settlement Committee. Patron, Stansbury Cricket Club; Life Member; held positions of President and Secretary at various times; played for over 45 seasons. Treasurer, Stansbury Football Club, for 11 years; Secretary, for 2 years; Players’ Representative, for 6 years; Club Delegate, for 6 years; played for over 23 years; Life Member. Treasurer, Stansbury Golf Club; Member, since 1979.
Ahrens OAM, Mr Robert Ernest (QB2002)
For service to the community of Sheaoak Log through a range of services, rural shows, church and sporting groups.
Member, Gawler Rotary, since 1969; President, 1987; awarded Paul Harris Fellowship, 1989. Member, Sheoak Log Hall Committee, 25 years; Past President. Member, Gawler Agricultural, Horticultural and Floricultural Society, for 20 years; former executive member. Sponsor, Patron and Life Member, Gawler Show Society. Active with Lutheran congregations; current Elder of Trinity congregation; Sunday School Teacher and Superintendent, for many years; Former Patron, Marananga Brass Band. Sponsor, Barossa Band Competition. Involved with Gawler Music Festival, for nine years. Member, Sheoak Log Emergency Fire Service and later Country Fire Service, for over 38 years. Major sponsor and donor of a range of charities, sporting clubs, schools and Medical Research Organisations.
Aikman OAM, Mr Alfred George Warren (AD1992)
For service to local government and to the community.
Councillor City of Whyalla 1977-80. Alderman Whyalla City Council 1981-89. In charge of Tanderra single men's quarters 1940-77, managing both hostels and catering. Voluntarily assists community organisations with catering arrangements. Inaugural secretary, Whyalla Football League, 10 years. Inaugural executive member Spencer Gulf Football League, chairman five years.
Ainsworth AM, Mr Eric Fraser (AD2003)
For service to the community of South Australia, particularly the disability sector, through the SPARC Disability Foundation, and to business through involvement with the energy and biotechnology industries.
President, SPARC Disability Foundation, 1994-2001; inaugural Board Member, since 1991; Gifts Committee, 1992-1994; during 1994, personally raised $50,000 and donated $30,000. SPARC has raised over $6 million since its inception in 1991 to assist people with disabilities. Past Board Member (including as Deputy Chairman), Flinders Medical Research Foundation, 1990-1994. Member, Archbishop's Appeal Committee, Anglican Church, Adelaide, since 1994. Member, Council of Governors, Collegiate School of St Peter, Adelaide, since 1998; member of the Finance and Executive Committee, the Audit Committee, and the Building and Grounds Committee; Chairman, Strategic Planning Committee. Past Councillor, Australian Institute of Company Directors (SA Division). SAGASCO Holdings Limited: Managing Director, 1988-1994. SA Generation Corp: Chairman, 1996-2000. Bionomics Limited: played a key role in the foundation of Bionomics as Founding Chairman in 1997; contributed to the establishment of Bio Innovation SA; Founding Member of SA Biotechnology Advisory Council. Horizon Oil NL (previously Bligh and Minerals NL): Chairman, since March 2002. SA Generation Corporation: Chairman, 1996-2000. Potential Energy Pty Limited: Co-Founding Director, 1994; current Executive Director. Tarac Australia Pty Limited (innovative technology provider to the wine industry): Board Member, since 1996; Deputy Chairman, since 1998. Aspen River Pty Limited (investment company): Director. Past President, South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy.
Aitchison AM, Mr Donald Leslie Judson (QB1978)
For public service and for services to the community.
Aitken OAM, Mr Brett (AD2001)
For service to sport as a gold medallist at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
Mr Aitken won a gold medal at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games in track cycling in the Men’s Madison. He represented Australia in an exemplary manner and brought great credit to himself, the Australian team and the nation.
Aldenhoven AM, Ms Susan Mary (AD2009)
For service to dental hygiene as a clinician and educator and through executive roles with professional organisations at state, national and international levels.
President, International Federation of Dental Hygienists; 2004-2007; Life Member, since 2007; President Elect, 2001-2004; Vice-President, 1998-2001; Chair, Dental Hygiene as a Global Profession Panel, 2003; Chair, Membership Committee, 1992-2001; Minutes Review Committee, 1995-1998; Policy and Procedures Committee, 1995-2001; Member, House of Delegates, Australian Representative, 1989-2001; Director, for 12 years; Member, since 1989. Chair, Vision Panel 17th International Symposium on Dental Hygiene, since 2007. Chair, Organising Committee and Scientific Committee for the 15th International Symposium on Dental Hygiene 2001; served on Organising Committee, 1995-2001. Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Dental Hygiene, since 2007. Member, Australian and New Zealand Global Child Dental Health Taskforce, since 2006. President, Dental Hygienists' Association of Australia Inc, since 2008; Media Liaison Officer, since 1996; Public Officer, since 1992; Ministerial Appointee Member, since 2004; Life Member, since 1997; National President, 1992; Founding President, 1992-1996; Member, Liaison Committee, 1984; Member, Executive Council; Author, Association’s Constitution and Code of Ethics. Public Officer, Dental Hygienists' Association of Australia Inc (South Australia Branch), since 1982; Media Liaison Officer, since 1996; Life Member, since 1992; National Councillor, 1992-2007; Constitution Review Committee, 2006-2007; Secretary, 1985-1991; President, 1984 and 1991; Member, Liaison Committee, 1984; Vice-President, 1983; Councillor 1982; Member, since 1977. Member, The Dental Board of South Australia, since 2002; Chair, Governance Committee, 2008; Member, Professional Conduct Tribunal, 1985-2001; Regulations Drafting Committee, 2002-2003; First Dental Hygienist/Board Member, appointed by the Minister for Health in South Australia, since 2003; Ministerial Appointee, 2004-2007. Member, Australian Health Ministers Advisory Committee, 1991; conference on dental hygiene. Member, Executive Committee, Australian Society of Periodontology (South Australia Branch), 1998-2000. President, Society of Oral Health Care (South Australia Branch), 1992 and 1996; Vice-President, 1991. Member, Cancer Awareness Committee, Australian Dental Association, South Australia, 1988-1990; Member, Dental Health Education Committee, 1985-1987; Member, Liaison Committee, 1984; Liaison, Employer Dentist Federation, 1982; Signatory. Clinician and Dental Hygienist, of various organisations, since 1977. Lecturer and Joint Stream Coordinator, Dental Hygiene Studies within Bachelor of Oral Health, University of Adelaide, since 2005; Oral Assessor, since 2003; Member, Implementation and Planning Committee, 2002-2006; Administrator and Planner, 2003; Tutor, 2002-2003; Clinical Tutor, 2002. Convener, Dental Hygiene stream, TAFE SA (formerly known as Torrens Valley TAFE), since 1989; Lecturer of Periodontology, 2003; Clinical Tutor, since 2002; Tutor, Faculty of Para Dental Studies, 1981-1988; Member, Course/Curriculum Advisory Panel, 2002-2004; External Examiner, 1996-1998 and 2004; External Moderator, 1997-1998; Selection Panel, Clinical Director, 1996; Curriculum Review/Accreditation Committee, 1981, 1986, 1991-1992 and 2008; Member, National Dental Hygiene Curriculum Advisory Committee, and National Dental Hygiene Curriculum Drafting Committee, 1992-1995. Member, Accreditation Team, Australian Dental Council, 2008.
Alderman OAM, Mr Graham Thomas (AD2000)
For service to the community, particularly through the Chartered Institute of Transport in Australia, and to Rotary International.
Secretary of the Chartered Institute of Transport (South Australia) for the past 26 years and continues in this position. In 1997 received the Hayman Award for service to the Institute. He is a Fellow of the Institute. Was appointed Executive Director of the Bus and Coach Association of South Australia in 1971 and from 1976 was concurrently Director of the South Australian Road Transport Association. He provided short term secretarial services for the SA Boating Association and SA Taxi Association. A member of Rotary International for over 28 years and served as Club President, 1976/1977 and 1981/1982, and Secretary, 1994/1995. He was District Secretary, 1989/1990 and 1994/1995. In 1964 was involved in the organisation of the Brisbane-Adelaide Ansett Air Race in 1964, the England Australia Air Race in 1969, and was the organiser of one of the last of the big air shows held in South Australia. Mr Alderman is a past Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.
Alderslade OAM, Mr Ernest Harry (QB1988)
For service to band music.
Musical Director, South Australian Police Band since 1969. Adjudicator, Australian Band Competitions. Australian Champion Trombonist 1959. Musical Director, First Police Tattoo in Adelaide for South Australia's sesquicentenary.
Alderslade OAM, Mr Robert Neville (QB1995)
For service to band music.
Mr Alderslade has been associated with brass bands since 1944 as a player, trainer, music teacher and conductor. He was Music Director of the Tanunda Senior Band from 1976 until 1990 and of the Junior Band from 1976 until 1994. He has played for the Malvern Municipal, Eagle Hawk Citizens, Preston, Mildura District, Tanunda Town, and Marananga Brass Bands. For some years he was the trumpet player for the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and has played for jazz bands, theatre and dance orchestras. He has received the SA Band Association's Award of Merit (1983) and was awarded Life Membership of the SA Band Association in 1994.
Alexander AM, Mr Donald John (QB2008)
For service to engineering, particularly the water supply sector in South Australia.
Chief Executive Officer, Engineering and Water Supply Department, 1987-1990; Deputy Director-General, 1980-1985. Commissioner, Murray Darling Basin Commission, South Australia, 1988-1990. Commissioner, River Murray Commission for South Australia, 1987-1988. Director of Lands, Department of Lands, 1985-1987. Inaugural Chairman, Australian Land Information Council, 1986-1987. Past Chairman, Government Capital Works Budget Committee. Member, State Disaster Committee; and State Controller Engineering. Past Presiding Member, South Australian Water Resources Council. Past Member, Land Resource Management Committee. Past Member, Standing Committee, Australian Water Resources Ministerial Council. Past Member, Major Urban Water and Sewerage Authorities Association. Fellow, Institution of Engineers Australia. Member, Royal Institute of Public Administration; Councillor. Member, Australian Water Association. Grand Master, Freemasonry, 1991-1994; Member, since 1953. Committee Member, Mitcham and Brown Hill Creek Probus Club, for 10 years; President, for 2 years; Secretary, for 7 years.
Alexiou OAM, Mrs Angeliki Kay (QB2013)
For service to women's health, and to the community.
Helped to establish the Adelaide Women's Community Health Centre (Hindmarsh), in the 1970s. Helped to establish the Rape Crisis Centre, Adelaide, in the 1970s. Volunteer Interpreter and Health Worker, Adelaide Women's Community Health Centre (North Adelaide), during the 1980s. Member, Migrant Women's Lobby Group of South Australia, during the 1980s. Member, Union of Australian Women, during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. Member, South Australian International Women's Day Committee, during the 1960s and 1970s. Mrs Alexiou died on 1 December 2012.
Alfonzi OAM, Mrs Teresa Vera (QB1980)
For community service.
Allen OAM, Mr Dudley John George (AD1982)
For Public Service
Mr Allen joined the Postmaster-General's Department in 1942, and was involved with industrial relations during the greater part of his career. Appointments included Secretary-Treasurer of the Amalgamated Postal Workers' Union (now the Australian Postal and Telecommunications Union) and General Vice-President of the Federal Executive, as well as Vice-President of the Administration and Clerical Officers' Association. He was the South Australian Industrial Relations Manager of the Australian Postal Commission from 1976 to 1981.
Allen OAM, Mrs Cordelia May (QB1997)
For service to women through community health and church organisations.
Mrs Allen has been actively involved in the local community through service to several community organisations for over four decades. In particular, she has given support to women in the local area. Serves as President, Thebarton Women's Service Association and has held this position for 33 years. Has been involved with the Mothers' and Babies' Association of Thebarton and has served a term as President. Served as President, Hospital Auxiliary, Thebarton Community Hospital for 20 years. She has also been actively involved with the local branches of the Royal District Nursing Society and St John Ambulance. Has been involved with the Torrensville Congregational Church for 51 years (1945-97) including service as Secretary, 1947-65, and as Vice-President.
Allen OAM, Miss Katie Ruth (AD2001)
For service to sport as a gold medallist at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
Miss Allen won a gold medal at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games as a member of the successful women’s hockey team. She represented Australia in an exemplary manner and brought great credit to herself, the Australian team and the nation.
Allen OAM, Rev Noel Stephen (QB2005)
For service to the Anglican Church by providing chaplaincy services at Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Brotherhood of the Good Shepherd. Anglican Chaplain and Team Leader of the Pastoral Care Department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, since 1990. Rector of Fred's Pass, Northern Territory, 1985-1989. Rector of Alice Springs, Northern Territory, 1981-1985. Assistant Priest, Christ Church Cathedral, Darwin, 1975-1981. Priest-in-Charge, Tennant Creek, 1968-1975. Chaplain, Royal Australian Army Chaplain Department, Australian Army Reserve, 1977-1990.
Allen AM, Dr Peter Gordon (QB2006)
Service to science in the area of pest animal management, and to rugby union.
Chair, Governing Board, Pest Animal Control Cooperative Research Centre, since 2001; Board Director, 1999-2001. Interim Chairman of the Board, Invasive Animals Co-operative Research Centre, since 2004. Program Manager and Executive Officer, Animal and Plant Control Commission, South Australia, 1994-2000. Chief, Animal and Plant Quarantine Service, South Australia, 1990-1994. Principal Biologist/Leader, Entomology Unit, Department of Primary Industries, South Australia, 1983-1990. Research Entomologist, Department of Primary Industries, South Australia, 1965-1983. Written in excess of 50 scientific papers, invited reviews, national and international conference papers, and extension publications on entomological and vertebrate pest issues. Member, Nairn Review (review of Australia's animal and plant quarantine policies and programs), 1995-1996. Member, Dog Fence Board, South Australia, 1996-2001. President, Judicial Committee, South Australian Rugby Union, for 4 years. President, Old Collegians Rugby Club; Life Member. Inaugural Member, Quarantine and Exports Advisory Council (Commonwealth Government), 1997-1999. Vice-President, Australian Entomological Society, 1993-1996; Chairman, Core Executive, 1993-1996. Chair, Vertebrate Pests Committee (National), 1997-2000. Member, Australian Weeds Committee, 1997-2000. Deputy Member, Soil Conservation Council, South Australia, 1997-2000. Mentor, South Australia Youth Entrepreneur Scheme, since 2002.
Allert AO, Mr Richard Hugh (QB2008)
For service to the business sector through visionary leadership and promotion of corporate social responsibility, and to the community through involvement with and support for a range of artistic, charitable and educational organisations.
Mr Allert was appointed a Member in the Order of Australia in The Queen’s Birthday 1997 Honours List for his service to business and the community, particularly through the National Heart Foundation. The following summarises his service and involvement since then. Chairman, Coles Group (formerly Coles Myer), since 2002; Director, since 1995. Chairman, AXA Asia Pacific Holdings (formerly National Mutual Holdings), since 2000; Deputy Chairman, 1997-2000; Director, since 1995. Chairman, Voyages Hotels and Resorts (formerly Ayers Rock Resort), 1991-2005. Chairman, Australasia Railway Corporation, 1997-2004; developed the rail link between Alice Springs and Darwin. Held a variety of positions on Northern Territory Government organisations, 1982-1991; including the NT Development Corporation, the NT Trade Development Zone and the NT Loans Corporation. Director, Members Equity, 2000-2003. Chairman, Southcorp (formerly SA Brewing Holding), 1989-2002; Director, 1983-2002. Director, F H Faulding and Company, 1995-2001. Chairman, NMFM Asia Investments, 1994-2000; fund was delisted in 2000. Member, Council, Australia Council for the Arts, since 2006; Chairman, Audit and Finance Committee, since 2006; Chairman, Major Performance Arts Board, since 2006; Member, Major Performance Arts Board, since 2003. Director, Australian Business Arts Foundation, since 2002; Councillor, since 2001; Chairman, South Australian Chapter, since 2001. Current Member, Independent Council Selection Committee, University of Adelaide. Chairman of Judges, Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, Ernst and Young, 2003-2005. Member, Council, National Gallery of Australia, 1998-2001. Chairman, National Wine Centre, 1998-2001. Chairman, Education Adelaide, 1998-2001; a partnership between State and local government, universities and vocational education providers to promote Adelaide as an education destination for overseas students. ember, Review of Business Taxation, 1998-1999; known as the Ralph Committee.
Allert AM, Mr Richard Hugh (QB1997)
For service to business and to the community, particularly through the National Heart Foundation.
Mr Allert has contributed to the development of business in South Australia by providing advice to business people and politicians. Many small businesses have prospered from his expert advice, and on a number of occasions the advice has been given freely. He is a chartered accountant in private practice who has served as a Director on many State, public, and private company boards. Served as Deputy Chairman of the SA Economic Development Council. He has also served the Heart Foundation at National and State levels. Was the National President, Heart Foundation, 1989-96; Deputy National President, 1987-89; Honorary National Treasurer, 1981-88. At State level, he was Chairman, Board of Directors, SA Division of Heart Foundation, 1984-86; Honorary Treasurer, 1978-84. Appointed a Life Member in 1996. Served as Deputy Chairman and Treasurer, State Library of SA Foundation Inc, 1989-95. Recently appointed President, Friends of Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, SA.
Almond OAM, Mr Harold Alby (QB1988)
For service to the community as co-founder of 'SOLACE'.
National President of SOLACE since 1985, an organisation offering support and counselling to people who lose a partner. South Australian State President of SOLACE Association since 1983.
Almond OAM, Mrs Joan Ann (QB1988)
For service to the community as co-founder of 'SOLACE'.
Founder of SOLACE Association 1983 and State Secretary. National Secretary since 1985.
Alpers AM, Prof. John Henry (AD2002)
For service to respiratory medicine, particularly in the areas of education and research, and through the establishment of co-ordinated regional services.
Professional service includes: Director, Respiratory Medicine, Flinders Medical Centre, since 1976. Clinical Dean, Flinders University School of Medicine, since 1998; Associate Dean, 1996-1998; Assistant Dean (Student Affairs), 1992-1996; Professor, Respiratory Medicine, since 1976; Chairman, Undergraduate Medicine Curriculum Committee, 1989-1992. Examiner, Specialist Advisory Committee in Thoracic Medicine, 1982-1988. Professor, McMaster University, Ontario, 1975-1976. Lecturer, University of Adelaide. Visiting Specialist Chest Physician, Repatriation General Hospital. Visiting Specialist Chest Physician, Royal Adelaide Hospital. Research Fellow, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, 1971. Research Fellow, Institute of Child Health, London, 1971. Post Doctorate Fellow, University of Colorado Medical Centre, Denver, 1970-1971. Resident Medical Officer, Mt Hagen General Hospital, New Guinea, 1966-1977. Resident Medical Officer, Hammersmith Hospital, London, 1964-1966. Professional organisations include: Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Physicians; Sub-editor, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Medicine. Fellow, Royal College of Physicians of London. Member, Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand; Chairman, Special Advisory Committee for Advanced Training; Chairman, South Australian division, Australian Lung Foundation. Other service includes: Chairman, South Australian Lung Transplant Committee, since 1994. Chairman, South Australian Asthma Project; to improve delivery of primary health care and increase community involvement. Pioneered home oxygen concentrator technology for treatment of patients with respiratory failure. Established first Respiratory Nurse Outreach Programme in Australia, 1976. Awards include: Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, Flinders University, 1998.
Altschwager OAM, Mr Ernest James Francis (AD1988)
For service to local government and to the community.
Mayor, District Council of Millicent since 1980, Deputy Mayor 1975-80; Chairman, District Council Tantanoola, 1973-75; member since 1964. National Council Member, Australian Hereford Society, 1974-86; Chairman, Southern Committee, 1978-80; member since 1968. Member several community organisations.
Alvin OAM, Miss Frances Mary (AD1980)
For community service with the Salvation Army.
Major Alvin entered the Salvation Army Training College, Melbourne in 1942. She has served on the Nursing Staff of various hospitals and was subsequently appointed Matron of the Sunset Lodge, Senior Citizens' Complex. Later as Matron of the McBride Hospital she devoted herself to the needs of single pregnant girls and was the Chief Adoption Officer for the Salvation Army. Even in retirement she continues to give voluntary service at the Sutherland and Sunset Lodges.
Alwis AM, Mr Randolph Ranjit (AD2003)
For service to the development of multiculturalism in Australia as an advocate and lobbyist, and to the community through the promotion of indigenous reconciliation.
Member, Council for Multicultural Australia, since 2000; member, National Multicultural Advisory Council, 1997-1999; member, Reference Group, Bureau of Immigration and Multicultural and Population Research. Chairperson, Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia, 1996-2000; Deputy Chairperson, 1992-1996. President, Ethnic Communities' Council of South Australia, 1992-1995; Inaugural Chairperson and President, Multicultural Communities Council of South Australia; Life Member, 1997. Member, Inaugural Migration Museum Foundation Committee, since 1999; member, Migration Museum Advisory Committee, 1996-1999. Other service includes: Member, Telstra Consumer Consultative Council, 1994-2001; participated in South Australian Telstra Regional Consultative Council, 1998-2001. Member, Child Support Agency Registrar's Advisory Panel, since 1993. Member, Consumers Consultative Forum, Australian Communcations Authority, since 1992. Member, Chairman, South Australian Overseas Qualifications and Skills Board, since 1989. Inaugural President, Sri Lanka Society of South Australia, elected in 1985. Rotary: Chairperson, Community Service Committee, Rotary Club of Adelaide West, 1995-1996; Chairperson, International Service Committee, 1994-1995 and 1996-1997; Director, 1994-1995 and 1996-1997; member, since 1993.
Amadio AM, Mr Leonard Lyof (QB1985)
For service to the arts, particularly as Director of the South Australian Department of the Arts.
Amber OAM, Mr Laurence Maxwell (Max) (QB2010)
For service to local government, and to the community of Campbelltown.
Mayor, City of Campbelltown, 1982-1991; Alderman, 1973-1982, 1991-1993 and 1997-1999; Councillor, Newton Ward, 1995-1997; Area Councillor, since 1999; Member of numerous Council Committees and Council representative on a range of community organisations. President, Local Government Association, 2002-2003; Vice-President 1999-2001; Member, State Executive, since 1998. Chair, Waste Committee, 2005; Chair, State Dog and Cat Management Committee. Member, Workers' Compensation Board, appointed 2008. Member, Mutual Liability Scheme Board, since 1991. Member, Stipends Committee, Uniting Church, 1995-2000; Chairman, Adelaide Central Mission 1991-1993; Board Member 1980-1989; Member, first South Australian Synod and National Assembly, 1977. Board Member, Resthaven Inc (aged care and nursing homes), 1995-1999. Chairman, COTA Membership Services, Council on the Ageing, South Australia;1994; Board Member, 1992-1993 and 1994-1997. President, Rotary Club of Adelaide, 1992-1993; Vice-President, 1982-1983; served on many committees; Member, since 1979.
Amer AM, Mrs Yvette Fay (AD1994)
For service to the community, particularly to the Crippled Children's Association of South Australia.
Mrs Amer was Mayoress of the City of Enfield from 1968 to 1982 and from 1989 to 1993. She has given significant and sustained service to the South Australian Crippled Children's Association (SACCA) since the 1960s, and has been an organiser of annual fund-raisings through the Mayoress' committee. President, Enfield Crippled Children's Auxiliary since 1975. Convener, Patron and major fund-raiser SACCA Mrs South Australia Quest 1978-88; Chairperson SACCA Golden Jubilee Committee 1987-89, and played a key role in its outstanding success. SACCA Board member since 1987. Board member Hillcrest Hospital since 1981, and Deputy Chairman, Patron, Hospital Volunteers' Association.
Anastasas OAM, Mrs Panagiota Katholiki (QB1994)
For service to the Greek community.
Mrs Anastasas has contributed to the Greek community in South Australia for over 60 years. She was a founding member of the Greek Women's Society of SA (O Taxiarchis) in 1934, serving as Chairman for many years. The Society's aim was fund-raising for welfare work, war relief and church construction. In recognition of her work, she was made Honorary President of the Society in 1980 and she continues as an active member.
Ancell AM, Dr Brian Edward John (QB1993)
For service to community health through St. John Ambulance, Australia.
After distinguished term as GP in Adelaide, specialised in ophthalmology, developing particular interest and expertise in vitreo-retinal surgery. Very strong commitment to community service in many areas, particularly St. John Ambulance. Associated St. John Ambulance since 1959, initially responsible for training volunteers; SA District Commissioner 1978-83, Deputy Chief Commissioner Australia 1983, Chief Surgeon St. John Ambulance since 1984, instrumental in developing training curricula, formalising and raising standards of training throughout Australia.
Anderson OAM, Mrs Ethel May (QB1983)
For service to the community.
Mrs Anderson has been an active worker with numerous charitable and welfare organisations in Port Augusta for many years. She was formerly Director of the Handicapped Children's School, then Activity Supervisor at the Port Augusta Hospital, and is currently Co-ordinator of the Port Augusta and Northern Areas Domiciliary Care Service.
Anderson OAM MM, Mr Peter Marcus (AD1979)
For service to the welfare of ex-service men and women.
Anderson OAM, Mrs Marlene Barbara (AD1998)
For service to tennis as a player, coach and administrator.
Serves the Noarlunga Tennis Club and has done so for the past 30 years since the club's inception. In particular she is dedicated to helping younger players, coaching children four to five nights a week. Has been the Junior Manager for 12 years for 15-20 club teams. She also was a representative player and is an active committee member. Contributes to the Southern Tennis Association in the development of junior coaching programmes and administration.
Anderson AM, Mr Harold Frank (AD2004)
For service to local government in the Cities of Henley and Grange and Charles Sturt and to the community through the development of education, sport, leisure and health facilities, and the promotion of trade opportunities.
City of Charles Sturt: Deputy Mayor, 1997; Mayor 2000-2003, 2003-2006. City of Henley and Grange 1987-1997: Mayor, 1994-1997 (when Council amalgamated to form City of Charles Sturt). West Beach Trust: Board Member for ten years (nominated by Council). Australian British Chamber of Commerce: South Australian Chairman, 1995-2002; Federal Director, 1996-2002. Patron of around 32 clubs. Henley Sailing Club: Patron, since 1998, Life Member and Sponsor. Sturt Memorial Trust (to preserve the home of explorer Captain Charles Sturt): President, Chairman; Board Member, 17 years. South Australian P&O Containers: Manager, 1981-1996 (when retired). Awards include: Centenary Medal, 2001; Bronze Award of Excellence, Public Relations Institute of Australia (SA) for excellence in the practice and profession of public relations in the category of community communications, 1995; Australian Sports Medal for services to yachting, 2000. In 1994 was awarded Medal of The Order of Australia for service to the community and to transport, particularly shipping. "Mr Anderson has been involved in the shipping industry for 20 years, serving as manager ISA Maritime (SA) since 1984. For many years he served as State chairman of the Australian Chamber of Shipping, the Australian Europe Shipping Conference, and the Australian Northbound Shipping Conference. Member, SA Ports Liaison Advisory Committee. Member, Port Adelaide Maritime Museum Advisory Committee. His other activities include Councillor, City of Henley and Grange, Flag Officer and Commodore Henley Sailing Club and Chairman, Captain Charles Sturt Museum Trust since 1992 and Trustee many years."
Anderson OAM, Mrs Thelma Rose (AD2006)
For service to the environment and to natural heritage preservation through the establishment and maintenance of walking trails and conservation areas.
Worked with Friends of Newland Head Conservation Park and The Walking Federation of South Australia Inc to protect the Waitpinga Cliffline stretch of the Heysen Trail by lobbying the State Government, from 1998. Instrumental in obtaining proclamation of the Recreational Greenways Act, 2000. Assisted Mrs E Robertson, botanist, with eradication of the African weed orchid and botanical surveys, 1990-2002; assisted in survey of Mt Bold Reserve for South Australia Water. Secretary, Walking Access Committee, The Walking Federation of South Australia Inc (Walking SA). Foundation Member, Friends Of the Heysen Trail and Other Walking Trails, 1986; Section Leader for various periods for Sections 3, 6 7 (of 18) of the trail, over 15 years; Secretary; Treasurer; Administration Officer (paid), mid 1980s-1992. Author of two books on bushwalking - Walking in the Adelaide Hills, 1986; and Twenty Bushwalks in the Adelaide Hills, 1987. Member, Australian Retired Persons Association Bushwalkers, since 1990.
Andersons AM, RFD, Dr Vikija (AD2014)
For significant service to medicine as an ophthalmologist and surgeon.
Ophthalmologist, Noarlunga Health Services; involved in the use of laser refractive surgery since its introduction to South Australia. Chair of the committee seeking to recognise the contribution of SA doctors and health professionals to the Defence Force since Federation. Army Reservist holding the rank of Colonel. Director, Health Services, Army Reserve-Central Region, 2002 and 2006-2009; Senior Medical Officer, 2nd Division, 2004; Commanding Officer, United Nations Hospital in East Timor, 2001; Commanding Officer, 3rd Forward General Hospital (renamed the 3rd Health Support Battalion) deployed to East Timor in 2001; Commanding Officer, 3rd Field Ambulance, 1992-1994. Founding Member, Ophthalmological Craft Group, Australian Defence Force. Awards/recognition include: Reserve Force Decoration, long service award presented to officers in the Reserve elements of the Australian Defence Force.
Andre AM, Mr John Alexander (QB1998)
For service to the beef cattle industry, particularly in relation to product quality assurance, quarantine and animal health issues and problems of chemical residues.
Mr Andre was appointed Chairman of the Cattlecare Limited Board in 1997. This is an "on farm" quality assurance programme for beef cattle producers. He has contributed to industry policy aimed at improving the quality of the product for more than 15 years. Served as the inaugural Chairman of the South Australian Cattlecare Management Committee and was a Foundation Member of the National Eating Quality Standards System Implementation Committee. Appointed to the Meat Standards Australia Steering Committee. Mr Andre has been a member of the Federal Minister for Primary Industries and Energy team to develop a blueprint primary industry plan. He is sought after for his expertise on quarantine matters, animal health issues and chemical residue problems. At national level served on the Arbovirus Monitoring Programme Management Committee. At the state level, Mr Andre has been a member, SA Minister's Cattle Health Management Advisory Committee, Meat Industry Development Board, Farmers Federation Wool and Meat Executive Committee, Hormonal Growth Promotant Co-ordination Committee and the Brucellosis and TB Eradication Committee. He was a member of the Executive Committee, Cattle Council of Australia for 11 years and served as Senior Vice-President, 1992-1995, and has contributed to many other farming organisations.
Andrecki AM, Mr Jurek Kazimierz (QB1986)
For service to the community, particularly to the Polish community.
Deputy Principal of Hectorville (SA) Primary School. Active in the promotion of Polish culture in South Australia and Polish/Australian Community relations. He has been directly responsible for creating, organising and establishing a wide variety of traditional dancing groups, youth groups, and the building and promotion of a Community Centre for Polish Society "Dom Kopernika", member since 1973, President 1974-75 and 1981-82.
Andrew AM, Mr Herbert Maxwell (AD1988)
For service to primary industry, particularly the dairy industry.
Chairman of Directors, Dairy Vale Co-Operative Ltd. from 1976 until his retirement in 1987; Director 1956-66; Vice-Chairman 1966-75. Executive member, Co-operative Federation of Australia (SA Branch) 1963-87. Inaugural President, Co-operative Dairy Farmers Federation of Australia 1977-80. Foundation member, Lions Club of Onkaparinga 1972, President 1983-84, has also served as Vice-President and Treasurer, currently on Board of Directors.
Andrew OAM, Mr Rex Leonard (AD1980)
For service to the fruit growing industry.
Mr Andrew has been involved in the citrus industry of South Australia for 27 years. He has contributed many practical innovations to farm management technique and has taken a leading part in solving marketing and other problems of a local or national character. In 1957 he was elected President of the Murray Citrus Growers' Co-op Association, a position he held with distinction for 22 years. He was appointed to several major Committees of the Australian Citrus Growers' Federation and served as its President for four years.
Andrew AO, The Hon John Neil (AD2008)
For service to the Parliament of Australia through the advancement of parliamentary administration and reform and to the community in the areas of agricultural research, development and education.
Service to the Parliament of Australia includes: Speaker, House of Representatives, 1998-2004. Chief Government Whip, House of Representatives, 1997-1998. Deputy Opposition Whip, House of Representatives, 1985-1989 and 1990-1993. Chair, Parliamentary Public Works Committee, 1996-1997. Chair, Coalition Rural and Regional Committee, 1992-1996. Member, Parliamentary Aboriginal Affairs Committee, 1983-1986. Chair, Parliamentary Library Committee, 1998-2004. Member for Wakefield, 1983-2004. Chairman, The Crawford Fund, since 2005; part of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, and sponsors courses and tertiary study to increase the Australian engagement in international agricultural research, development and education. Chair, industry working group to develop models for bulk barley marketing, South Australian Department of Primary Industries and Resources, ca2006. Chair, South Australian Advisory Board of Agriculture, 1980-1983. Chair, International Steering Committee, 2nd International Salinity Forum, 2006-2007. Member, Murray-Darling Association (Region 5). Member, Murray Citrus Growers Association. Member, Riverland Dried Fruits Association. Member, Roseworthy College Curriculum Committee, 1980-1982. Landholder, Sunlands and Golden Heights Irrigation Trusts. Landholder, South Australian Central Irrigation Trust. Board Member, National Capital Authority, since 2007. Board Member, Liberal Foundation South Australia, since 2005. Councillor, District Council of Waikerie, 1975-1982. Honorary Member, Rotary Club of Gawler, 1990-2003. Awards/recognition include: Honorary Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, 2006. Australian Nuffield Scholar in Agriculture, 1975.
Andrew OAM, Miss June (QB2009)
For service to nursing, and to the community of Marree.
Nursing Sister in Charge, Marree Hospital, for over 20 years; Secretary, Health Action Steering Committee. Clinical Nurse Consultant, Central Operations Region, Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (located at Marree). Brigade Captain, Marree Country Fire Service, since 2006; Brigade Administration Officer, for all but 12 months since 1983; Brigade Training Officer, 1983-1996. President, Treasurer/Secretary and/or Committee Member, Marree Progress Association, for 20 years. Treasurer, Secretary or Committee Member, Marree Picnic Racing Club, for 20 years. Founder and coordinator, Marree Tennis.
Andrews OAM, Mr Troy (AD1997)
For service to sport as a gold medallist at the Atlanta Paralympic Games, 1996.
Gold medallist in Men's Basketball event at the Atlanta Paralympic Games, 1996.
Angas AM, Mrs Marjory Alice (QB1985)
For service in the field of Aboriginal welfare.
Since 1955 has worked with the South Australian Departments of Aboriginal Affairs, Welfare, Welfare and Health developing programs for education, health, justice, housing, employment and land for Aboriginals. Her major interest was the research into and counselling of Aboriginal sufferers of Huntington's Disease.
Angas OAM, Mr Colin Fyfe (AD2007)
For service to the community of Angaston, particularly through rural fire service and local government roles.
Administrative Officer, Angaston and District Country Fire Service, 1985-1990; Member, ca1950s-1990. Chairman, Angaston District Council (now Barossa Council), 1966-1968; Councillor, 1949-1950 and 1955-1978. Chairman, Angaston Recreation Park Committee, 1967-1968; Member, 1955-1974. Actively involved with the Barossa Branch of Meals on Wheels, for over 30 years. Awards include: Centenary Medal, 2001.
Angel AM, Ms Mary (AD1990)
For service to children with disabilities, particularly autistic children.
Founding and Life Member of the Autistic Children's Association of SA and currently President, National Association for Autism (Australia). Is also Chairperson of the Management Committee of the Ngeringa Association, which provides training/support to young adults with severe intellectual disabilities. Has given 25 years of service to people with disabilities, particularly autism.
Angel OAM, Mrs Thelma Margaret (AD1991)
For service to community health, particularly through the Muscular Dystrophy Association of South Australia.
Mrs Angel is a Life Member of the Muscular Dystrophy Association of SA, and is currently a Board Member and member of the Services Committee. She is active in fundraising, administrative and counselling work with people with the condition, and as spokesperson on talk-back radio.
Angelakis AM, Mr Michael George (AD2003)
For service to the development and promotion of the South Australian seafood, wine, food and tourism industries, and to the community through support for health and social welfare agencies.
Became involved in his family business, Angelakis Bros Pty Limited, in 1970; appointed Managing Director, 1985, became a major shareholder and co-owner, 1991. Board Member, Australian Fisheries Academy, since 1998. Board Member, Seafood Council (South Australia), 1998-1999. Board Member, Seafood Industry Development Board, since 1997. Board Member, Aquaculture and Strategy Committee, South Australian Development Council, 1995-1997. Executive Member, Seafood Processors and Marketers Association of South Australia, since 1986. Executive Director, Australian Seafood Promotional Council, 1982-1985. Founding Chairman, Executive Chairman, South Australian Fishing Promotion Centre, 1980-1985. Business Ambassador, South Australian Business Vision 2010, since 1999. Board Member, South Australian Wine Tourism Advisory Board, since 2002. Board Member, South Australian Tourism Commission, 1995-2002. Member, Lord Mayor's Advisory Forum, 1994-1997. Judge, South Australian Tourism Awards, 1992 and 1993. Service to the community includes: Patron, Royal Adelaide Hospital Development Appeal. Co-stages the annual ‘Seafood Affair’ luncheon, raising funds on behalf of Channel 9‘s Telethon; now in its 20th year. Provides support to the Salvation Army through food donations.
Angove AM, Mr Thomas William Carlyon (AD1994)
For service to the Australian wine and brandy industry.
A father of the modern wine industry in Australia, anticipating $1b export sales by the year 2000. Managing Director of Angove's, one of Australia's largest privately owned wine companies. Pioneer in brandy production, notably with St Agnes brandy. Outstanding contribution to the wine and brandy industries over nearly 50 years, through his own company and his very active involvement in industry policy and development. Member of the management committee, Australian Wine and Brandy Producers' Association, Chairman Brandy Sub-Committee and Technical Sub-Committee. Has served in the Federal Wine and Brandy Producers and the Federal Viticulture Council. Council member of the Australian Wine Research Institute. Chairman 1971-77. Significant contribution at regional, state and federal levels in developing co-operation in an industry noted for its independent operations.
Angove OAM, Mr Hiram Francis (QB1980)
For service to the sport of basketball.
Angove OAM, Mrs Margaret Ann (QB1995)
For service to netball, particularly in the development of coaches and coaching programmes.
Mrs Angove served as the SA State Team Coach from 1981-90 and has been the SA Sports Institute Netball Coach since 1989. She was appointed to the Australian Coaching Council in 1992 and 1993. Selector for South Australian teams on many occasions and for Australian Talent Squads in the various age groupings. Mrs Angove served as the Vice-President of the SA Netball Association from 1982-84 and was a member of the State Council and the Executive from 1983-94, she was convener of the Promotions Committee from 1987-94, and was a member of the All-Australia Netball Association Coaching Development Committee from 1985-94.
Angove AM, Mr Robert Alfred (AD2000)
For service to local government and to the community, particularly through environmental, music, church and service groups.
Mr Angove is a City of Adelaide Councillor, having served continuously as a Councillor or Alderman since 1980. He served as Deputy Lord Mayor, 1997-1998. Through local government, Mr Angove has been instrumental in attempts to improve relationships with the wider community. He has also been an advocate for quality building construction as well as the recognition of the cultural value of certain historical buildings. Mr Angove has chaired numerous council committees including the ACC Local Agenda 21 Committee and the IT Working Party. He is currently Chair of the ACC Strategy and Policy Committee, the Environmental Advisory Group and is a member of the Adelaide Central Market Authority. He has served local government as a member of the State Executive of the LGA (part of this period as Vice-President), the Torrens Catchment Water Management Board, the State Libraries Board and the Board of Governors for the Adelaide Festival of Arts. He represented local government on various state government reviews and committees. He is also a former member of the Natural Heritage Trust State Assessment Panel. An active participant in community musical events, Mr Angove has been a chorus member of the SA State Opera for the past 25 years. He has organised and participated in many community musical evenings for a variety of organisations, particularly the Helping Hand Aged Care Inc. A former Elder of Scots Church, Mr Angove is now an active member of Maughan Uniting Church. A further area of community involvement has been as a Director, since 1987, of the SA Dental Services Board of Management. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Adelaide Light, serving as President, 1995-1996.
Angove AM, Mr John Carlyon (AD2011)
For service to the Australian wine industry, to the promotion of the wine export market, to professional development and research, and to a range of arts, conservation and charitable organisations.
Managing Director, Angove Family Winemakers, since 1983, Chairman and Managing Director, since 2001. Foundation Member, Winemakers' Federation of Australia, since 1989; Executive Member, 1989-2009; served on numerous committees including the Brandy Committee and Packing Committee, 1992-2005; Member of the Medium Winemakers Membership Committee and Audit Committee; and Chair, Wine Industry Technical Advisory Committee, since 1995. Board Member, The Australian Wine Research Institute, since 2010. Member, Selection Committee, Grape Wine Research and Development Council, since 2008. President, South Australian Wine Industry Association, 2006-2009; Vice-President, 2003-2006; Board Member, since 2003. Former Member, South Australian Wine Industry Council. Executive Member, Riverland Wine Industry Development Council; served in various roles including Chairman and current Treasurer. Treasurer, David Ruston Sculpture Committee. Supporter, Australian Koala Foundation, for over 10 years. Supporter, School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, University of Adelaide. Supporter, Renmark Paringa Scholarship. Supporter, Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia. Sponsor, local sporting clubs including the Renmark Golf Club, Centenary of the Riverland Football Association, Riverland Cycling and Adelaide University Rugby Club. Awards/recognition include: Riverland Winemaker of the Year, 2005.Angove Family Winemakers were inducted into the ‘Hall of Fame’, South Australian Chapter Family Business Australia, 2002.
Anschutz OAM, Mr William Eric (AD1993)
For service to business and commerce.
Owner Frontline Ford Company over 30 years, Past Member Ford Dealer Council. SA Chairman and National Vice-President American Chamber of Commerce in Australia, Board Member Australian American Association. Member Rotary International, Foundation Fellow Australian Instititute of Company Directors. Lifetime interest in and active sponsorship of sport; very active participant. Closely associated with promotion and financial support for Adelaide School of Art.
Anthoney OAM, Mr Wayne Richard (AD2014)
For service to Indigenous Australians, and to the performing arts.
Project Manager, Nyangatjatjara Aboriginal Corporation, overseeing the establishment of Nyangatjatjara College, 1996-2004. Chair, Theatre Guild, Adelaide University, in the early 1960s; Actor, Writer, and Director, Footlights Club, during the late 1950s and early 1960s. Creator and performer, ‘Humbolt the Clown’, 1974-2004; working on a number of television shows such as Fat Cat & Friends. Participant, Kids Convoys, Brown's Mart Community Arts Centre, 1978 and 1983-1986. Founding Board Member, Focus (Adelaide Festival Fringe), 1978. Co-Founder, Fringe School; Administrator and Director, 1980-1984.
Antic AM, Dr Ratomir (QB2012)
For service to thoracic medicine as a clinician, administrator and mentor, and to people affected by asthma.
Senior Director, Department of Thoracic Medicine, Royal Adelaide Hospital, since 1976; Head, Sleep Program; Head, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Program. Involved in establishing and supporting the South Australian Adult Cystic Fibrosis Service, ca1985; and the South Australian Lung Transplant Support Service, ca1989. State Director, South Australian Tuberculosis Services, since 1983. Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Adelaide. Clinical Lead, Respiratory and Sleep Services, South Australia, since 2010. Chair, State Respiratory Service Executive, since 2010. Involved in establishing onsite respiratory and sleep disorder clinical services as a Visiting Respiratory Specialist at the Modbury Public Hospital, Alice Springs Public Hospital, Whyalla Public Hospital, Port Augusta Public Hospital and the Port Pirie Public Hospital. Founding Chairman, National Tuberculosis Advisory Council, Federal Department of Health and Ageing, 1999-2006; South Australian Representative. Chairman, Steering Committee, Sleep Health Australia, 2003-2006. Vice-President, Eastern Region, International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2003-2006; Member, Executive Committee, 1999-2005; Chair, Asian Pacific Region, Scientific Committee, since 2006. President, Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand, 1987-1989. President, Australasian Tuberculosis and Chest Association, 1999. Involved in establishing the Australian Lung Foundation, 1990. Governor, Australian Division, American College of Chest Physicians, 1985-2006. Chairman, National Asthma Campaign, 1988-1995. President, Asthma Foundation of South Australia, 1999-2005. Vice-President, Asthma Australia; 1999-2005; Chairman, Scientific Committee; 2000-2005.
Antonello OAM, Mrs Franca (AD1981)
For service in the field of migrant welfare.
Apostol AM, Mr Vasille Papadimitriou (AD1983)
For service to ethnic welfare.
Mr Apostol, an Adelaide Barrister and Solicitor, has rendered much valuable assistance to members of the South Australian Greek Community. He served as Honorary Legal Advisor to the Greek Orthodox Community of SA for five years, and was Honorary Consul of Greece in South Australia from 1959-1977. In 1971 he was appointed Chevalier of the Order of George I. of Greece, and in 1982 received the Rotary Club of Adelaide's Award of Merit.
Appleyard OAM, Mr Ronald George (AD1981)
For service to art.
Apps AM, Mr Bert Frederick George (QB1982)
For service to the community, particularly in the field of health education.
Arbon OAM, Mr Allan Ernest (QB2010)
For service to local government, and to the community of Murray Bridge.
Mayor, Rural City of Murray Bridge, since 2000. Chair, Murray and Mallee Strategic Task Force. Board Member, Murraylands Regional Development Board. Mayor, Karronda/East Murray Council, 1979-1981 and 1993-2000. Chairman, Karoonda Council, 1970-1979. State Executive Member, Local Government Association of South Australia, since 2003. Chairman, Murray and Mallee Local Government Association, 1977-1979 and 2006-2007. Member, Karoonda Lions. President, Friendship Force of Murray Bridge. Ambulance Officer, St John Ambulance Australia. Member, Karoonda Area School Board. Member, Karoonda Hospital Board.
Argue AC, Prof John Robert (AD2013)
For distinguished service to engineering through contributions to the development of stormwater management and technology as a researcher and academic.
Adjunct Professor of Water Engineering, South Australian Institute of Technology (later known as the University of South Australia), since 2001; Director, Urban Resources Centre, 1993-1999; Discipline leader, School of Civil Engineering, 1996-1998; Associate Professor, 1990-1996; Principal Lecturer, 1979-1990; Senior Lecturer, 1969-1979; Lecturer, 1965-1969. Member, Environment Advisory Committee, Anglican Diocese of Adelaide, 2002-2004. Member, Environment Advisory Committee, City of Burnside, 2000-2003. Inaugural Member, Patawalonga Catchment Water Management Board, 1995-2001. Honorary Secretary, South Australian Branch, Water Research Foundation of Australia, 1968-1983. Lecturer, Hydrology and Water Resources Team, Joint Universities Masters Program, 1994-2006. Member, Hydrological Society of Australia, since 1973; Editor, Newsletter, 1985-1996. Fellow, Engineers Australia, since 1985; Member, since 1959; Member of various committees, 1978-2006. Author, Storm Drainage Design in Small Urban Catchments: a Handbook for Australia Practice, Australian Road Research Board, 1986. Editor, Water Sensitive Urban Design: basic procedures for source control of storm water - a handbook for Australian practice, 2004.
Arland AM, Mr Russell William (QB1986)
For service to local government.
Town Clerk of Adelaide 1965-80, Secretary to the Lord Mayor's Bushfire Appeal Committee of 1980. Administrator of the suspended Victor Harbor Council 1981-82, the first time in the history of South Australia that one man was appointed to run the affairs of a Council. Senior Chief Clerk, Melbourne City Council 1946-56. President, Rotary Club of Adelaide 1984-85.
Arnold AO, Dr Lynn Maurice (QB2004)
For service to the community through the South Australian Parliament as Premier and through a range of portfolio responsibilities, and internationally through the development and humanitarian aid sectors.
Service to the Parliament of South Australia includes: Premier of South Australia and Minister for Economic Development, Multicultural and Ethnic Affairs, 1992-1993. Minister for Industry, Trade and Technology, for Agriculture, for Fisheries, and for Ethnic Affairs, 1989-1992. Minister for State Development and for Employment and Further Education, 1985-1989. Minister for Education, 1982-1985. Minister for Employment and for Children's Services, 1985. Leader of the Opposition, 1994. Member for Taylor, 1993-1994. Member for Ramsay, 1987-1993. Member for Salisbury, 1979-1987. Service to the development and humanitarian aid sectors includes: Vice-President, Asia Pacific Region, World Vision International, since 2003. Member of Strategy Working Group, World Vision International. Chief Executive Officer, World Vision Australia, 1997-2003. Member, Aid Advisory Council to Minister for Foreign Affairs; travelled to Rwanda, Gujarut and East Timor to set up relief and reconstruction programs. Australian Council for Overseas Aid. Member of Executive Committee, 1997-2003.
Arnold OAM, Mrs Meredith Claire (AD2013)
For service to the community of Waikerie.
President and Chairperson, Waikerie and District Historical Society, since 1983; Member, since 1980; Member, Centenary Committee, 1991-1994. Author, Waikerie and District - A Pictorial History, 1989; and the Waikerie Tourist Guide, 2003. Researched and developed the Waikerie Heritage Walk Brochure. Commenced the Waikerie Historical Identification Project which involved installing information plaques throughout the Waikerie District, 1980-2012. Member, Waikerie District Community Committee, since 2000. Volunteer, Waikerie Hospital; involved in fundraising activities. Member, Murray Mallee Soil Conservation Board, in the 1990s. Volunteer, Waikerie High School, for many years. Member, Waikerie Pre-School Kindergarten Building Committee, 1967-1969. Owner and Director, G M Arnold & Sons Pty Ltd. Awards/recognition include: Waikerie Citizen of the Year, District Council of Loxton Waikerie, 1990.
Arnott OAM, Mrs Julia Antonina Xenia (AD1997)
For service to youth through the "Wirraway" Christian Youth Centre.
Mrs Arnott, with her husband, founded "Wirraway", a Christian Youth Centre in 1975 to provide an environment where children and young people could be helped in a physical, social and spiritual way. Since commencement 40,000 young people have stayed at Wirraway. Over 700 teenagers have been trained as either counsellors, horse and kitchen hands, and over 70 have been involved as permanent staff. All buildings at the site were constructed by volunteers. Funds have been derived from donations and grants received from the Co-Op Foundation and the Queen's Silver Jubilee Award for Young Australians.
Arnott OAM, Mr Peter Thomas (AD1997)
For service to youth through the "Wirraway" Christian Youth Centre.
Mr Arnott, with his wife, founded "Wirraway", a Christian Youth Centre in 1975 to provide an environment where children and young people could be helped in a physical, social and spiritual way. Since commencement 40,000 young people have stayed at Wirraway. Over 700 teenagers have been trained as either counsellors, horse and kitchen hands, and over 70 have been involved as permanent staff. All buildings at the site were constructed by volunteers. Funds have been derived from donations and grants received from the Co-Op Foundation and the Queen's Silver Jubilee Award for Young Australians.
Artacho Peralta OAM, Mr Joaquin (QB2002)
For service to the community particularly through the promotion of the Spanish language and culture.
Honorary Spanish Consul in South Australia, since 1990. Founded La Hermandad de la Tierra del Espiritu Santo (the Brotherhood of the Land of the Holy Spirit) to organise a Spanish Festival in South Australia, 1988; the first El Rocio Festival was held in the Clare Valley in 1991, and is now an annual event; President, La Hermandad de la Tierra del Espiritu Santo, 1988-2000. Initiated Sister City Agreement between Almonte in Spain and Clare in South Australia, 1996. Patron of the South Australian Andalusian Horses Association, 1998. Member, Multicultural and Ethnic Affairs Commission, 1991-94. Founded the South Australian Spanish Chamber of Commerce, 1993. Founded the Spanish Senior Citizens Club, 1994. Awards include: Knighthood of the Cross of Isabel the Catolica (conferred by the King of Spain), 1998. Advance Australia Award for community service, 1996.
Arthur OAM, Mr Albert Ralph (AD1997)
For service to the community, particularly through the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust and Meals on Wheels.
Served as a member, Winston Churchill Memorial Trust South Australian Selection Committee since 1980; previously Deputy Chairman and South Australian representative on the National Selection Committee. Continues to take an active interest in past and present recipients of awards made by the Trust. Has been Chairman, Meals on Wheels (SA) for the past 10 years and recently the organisation has been inspected by Japan and Sweden as a model for the development of a similar service in their own countries. Previously assisted a number of other community organisations and charities. Involved in research/development of automatic sheep shearing machine. In 1980 invented a hoist to transfer disabled people into a swimming pool.
Arthur OAM, Mr Colin Francis (QB2004)
For service to the community, particularly through the Asbestos Victims Association of South Australia.
Asbestos Victims Association of South Australia: Founder, inaugural Secretary and Public Officer, since 2000; organises regional seminars to raise awareness of asbestosis; organised Asbestos Awareness Day, 2002; campaigns for research funding. Advocate of rights of asbestosis sufferers; instrumental in introduction of Parliamentary Bill to allow damages for pain and suffering of victims, 2001. Continues to promote concept of National Asbestos Diseases Research Institute. Salisbury North Football Club: Vice-President, 2002; Fundraising Director, 1997-2001; ‘A’ team manager, 1990-1995; Committee member, since 1980; Life Member, 1995.
Artis OAM, Mrs Rita Maria (AD2005)
For service to sport, particularly cricket administration as an official scorer, and to the community.
Australian Cricket Board: Scorer, since 1983. SA Cricket Association: Scorer, since 1983. Australian Cricket Society (SA Branch): Secretary, for 15 years; Life Member, 1996; member, since 1977. Salisbury/Northern Districts Cricket Club: Member, 1983-2003; Scorer, in the 1980s and 1990s. Athelstone Football Club: Director, 1984. Hectorville Sporting Club: Publicity Officer, 1977; Life Member, 1968. Service to the community includes: Australian Red Cross Blood Service: Volunteer, 1977-2003. Mary Potter Hospice, Calvary Health Care Adelaide: Volunteer, since 2000. Royal Adelaide Hospital: Lavender Lady, 1980. Awards include: Australian Sports Medal, 2000. Volunteer Award, Palliative Care of Australia, 2001.
Ashby OAM DCM, Mr Herbert Hector (AD1996)
For service to the welfare of veterans.
Ashby OAM, Mr Eric Ivan (AD2005)
For service to the wool and sheep meat industry, particularly through pioneering the development of the Polwarth breed, and to local government.
Polwarth Sheep Breeders Association (SA): President, 1958-1997. Australian Polwarth Sheep Breeders Association: President, 1970-1973 and 1985-1989; International President; Life Member. Australian Sheep Breeders Association: Life Member. Australian Sheep Breeders Show Committee: Life Governor, 1993. Australian Meat and Livestock Corporation: Member of Board, 1984-1987; involved at state and national levels. South Australian Farmers' Federation: Member; served in Federation's Wool and Meat Section, 1970-1980; delegate to Australian Wool and Meat Producers Federation and Australian Wool Industry Conference. Member of the following committees and organisations: Agricultural Bureau, 1949-1965. Inman Valley Rabbit Eradication Committee: Chairman, 1956-1959. Wool Industry Conference: State representative. Produce Consultation Committee. Cattle Council of Australia. National Cattle Disease Eradication Committee. National Livestock Committee. National Carcass Supervising Committee. State Planning Rural Committee. Yabbie and Marron Growing Association. City of Victor Harbor: Councillor, 1980-1987; Deputy Mayor, 1983; Mayor, 1984-1987. Victor Harbor Centre Committee: Member, in the early 1980s. South Coast District Hospital Board: Chairman, for 3 years; Vice-Chairman; Member; Chairman of Finance Committee, 1959-1971. Ambulance Board: Inaugural member. Inman Valley Hall Committee: Inaugural member 1953; Trustee. Fire Control Officer for Inman Valley area, 1951-1990. Justice of the Peace.
Ashby AM, Mr Robert Johnston (QB2012)
For service to the merino sheep breeding and wool growing industry, particularly through executive roles with professional organisations.
World President, Federation of Merino Breeders, since 2010; AASMB Delegate, World Merino Conference, since 1982. President, Australian Association of Stud Merino Breeders (AASMB), 1994-1996; South Australian Delegate, 1987-1998. Vice-President, Wool Council Australia, for 2 years; South Australian Delegate, 1987-1997. President, South Australian Stud Merino Sheep Breeders Association, 1990-1992; Member, Management Committee, 1980-1994; Life Member, since 1997. Chairman (for 2 years) and Executive Member, Wool and Meat Section, South Australian Farmers Federation, 1980-2002. Chairman, South Australian Sheep Advisory Group, 1998-2000. Merino Sheep Breeder and Sheep Judge, nationally and internationally.
Ashman OAM, Mr Graham Eric (QB2011)
For service to the barley growing industry, and to the community
Executive Member, Australian Barley Board, 1981-1996; Deputy Chairman, for 9 years. Board Member, South Australian Farmers Federation, 2001-2002; Member, 1961-2005. Board Member, Advisory Board of Agriculture South Australia, 1978-1983 and 1998-2003. Member, Agricultural Bureau of South Australia, since 1956; Life Member, 1982. Member, Australian Barley Research Council, 1986-1991. Member, SA Farmers Federation Grain Section, 1983-1992. Member, Barley Quality Advisory Committee. Member, South Australian Landcare Committee, 2000-2002. President, Kapinnie Football Club. Member, Tribunal Panel, Great Flinders Football League. President, Brimpton Lake Tennis Club. Treasurer, Clarendon Bowls Club. Board Member, Cummins Community Hotel.
Ashton OAM, Ms Kathleen Joy (AD2014)
For service to the community through drug and alcohol support services.
South Australian Manager, Family Drug Support, since 2002. Volunteer, drug and alcohol related fields in South Australia, in the 1990s.
Aspinall AM, Mrs Anita (QB2009)
For service to local govemment and the community through environmental, aged care and historical organisations. .
Inaugural Mayor, Adelaide Hills Council, 1997-2000. Chair, Council Amalgamation Committee, 1996-1997. Mayor, District Council of Stirling, 1993-1997; Chairman, 1991-1993; Councillor, 1987-1991; Chair, Stirling Animal and Pest Plant Board, for 6 years; Deputy Chair, Management Team of Mount Lofty Ranges Catchment Program, 1995-1997. Deputy Chair, Environment Protection Authority, Local Government Association, 1997-2000; Representative, Local Government and the Environment State Advisory Panel, 1992; Member, Country Fire Service Working Party, State Executive Committee. Member, Onkaparinga Water Management Board, since 1996; Chair, Land Use and Environmental Water Provisions Advisory Group, 2004; Chair, PAR Committee, 2000-2003; Chair, McLaren Vale Water Allocation Committee, 1998-2004. Board Member, Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resource Management Board, since 2004; Member, Audit Committee, 2005-2008; Chair, Water Allocation Planning Committee, since 2004. Member, Save the Bush State Assessment Panel, 1993-1996. Chair, State Airwatch Committee, 2002-2004. Patron, Friends of Stirling Linear Park, 2002-2003. Patron, Friends of Mount George Conservation Park. Member, Meals on Wheels State Board, 2002-2003; Member, Finance Audit and Governance Committee, 2003-2004. Member of various committees including the Stirling Hospital Board, Stirling Aged Day Care Committee, Mount Lofty Precinct Committee, and the Arbury Park Outdoor School Council. Director, Australian Council of National Trusts, since 2004; Member, Finance and Audit Committee, since 2004. President, National Trust of SA, since 2002; State Councillor, since 2001. President, Mount Lofty Branch National Trust, 2000-20006. Awards/recognition include: Centenary Medal, 2001. Paul Harris Fellow, Stirling Rotary Club, 2004. Adelaide Hills Council Civic Award, 2000. Melvin Jones Fellow, Lions Club International, 1998.
Aston OAM, Mr Ralph (QB2009)
For service to veterans and their families through the Royal Australian Air Force Association.
President, Mitcham Branch, Royal Australian Air Force Association, 1995-1997 and since 1998; Chairman, Awards Committee; Vice-President, 1993-1995; Secretary, 1997-1998; Member, Repatriation Hospital Visiting Team, since 1996; volunteer, Luncheon Club, since 2001; Member, Welfare Committee; President, Social Committee, since 1993; Newsletter Editor, since 1994; Member, since 1974; re-wrote the Mitcham Branch Constitution, 2003. Member, Property Finance Sub-Committee, Royal Australian Air Force Association, South Australian Division; former Member, State Division Constitution Sub-Committee 2001. Involved with Mitcham Branch, Air Force Association Bowling Club. Treasurer, City of Mitcham Community Court Management Committee, since 1995. Current Secretary, Mitcham War Memorial Fund Committee.
Atchison OAM, Mr Michael Plant (AD2007)
For service to the community as a political and social commentator through the print media, and as an author and cartoonist.
Political Cartoonist, Adelaide Advertiser and the Sunday Mail, since 1969; Professional Cartoonist, since 1951. Author, Word for Word, a cartoon history of word origins which has appeared daily in newspapers in Australia and internationally, since 1989; produced as a series of books and a CD primarily for use in schools. Cartoonist, Daily Mirror, Sydney, 1967. Freelance cartoonist in London, where his work featured in the renowned English satire magazine, Punch, as well as other London magazines and newspapers, 1960-1967. Art Director, London advertising agency, 1962-1967. Judge, National Primary Schools Cartoonist Competition, 1998. Key contributor to the Australian Cartoonist Association's transition to a professional body, 1985. Illustrator, Mostly Max: The Musings of Max Fatchen, a book by South Australian columnist and children's author Max Fatchen, etc. Art Teacher, Pembroke School (formerly King's College), 1968-1997. Awards/recognition include: Black and White Stanley Award, for sustained excellence in political cartoon production, Australian Black and White Artists Club, 2001. First inductee to the South Australia Media Awards Hall of Fame, 2004. Bestowed with 'the hallowed artist's smock' by his colleagues, a tradition dating back to the 1920s, in appreciation of his service to the cartoonist profession, 1998. Catholic Archbishop of Adelaide's Annual Media Citation award, 1995.
Atkins OAM, Miss Margaret Edith (AD1982)
For service to education in special education.
Miss Atkins is one of South Australia's best-known teachers of intellectually handicapped children. Born with cerebral palsy, she is an honors graduate in psychology and a qualified psychologist. She was with the Education Department for nine years, during which time she was in charge of physically and mentally handicapped children at several Adelaide special schools, and has also worked with the Crippled Children's Association and the Kindergarten Union of South Australia. She is a Life Member of the Australian Group for Scientific Study of Mental Deficiency.
Atkins OAM, Mr Lenard William (AD2000)
For service to the promotion and development of the game of squash, particularly as an administrator, coach and player.
Manager, Alberton Squash Centre, South Australia, becoming the owner in 1965. Introduced the"glass back court" at the Centre; designed Brahma Lodge Squash Centre and Christies Beach Squash Courts. Represented South Australia in Australian Squash Championships winning two Australian Professional Championships and as a veteran squash player won two world championships and the British Open Veterans Championships. Squash Coach, South Australian Institute of Sport (1980s). Lobbied successfully to have several Australian Open Championships and also the 1977, 1980 and 1990 World Championships brought to South Australia. President, South Australian Squash Rackets Association, 1996-1997, and prior to this was President for several terms; Life Member. Member, Squash Courts Owners Association (SA); member, Referees Association (SA); member, Professional Coaches Association (SA); coach of state teams for more than 20 years.
Atkinson AM, RFD, Assoc Prof Robert Neville (QB2008)
For service to medicine as an orthopaedic surgeon and contributions to professional associations.
Orthopaedic Surgeon; specialising in military surgery, knee surgery and landmine injuries to the lower leg, including external fixation. Current Head of Service for Orthopaedics, Modbury Hospital; Senior Visiting Medical Specialist, since 1987. Federal Councillor, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, since 2001; Chair, Professional Development; Member, Military Section; Chair, Road Trauma Advisory Committee. Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Fellow, Australian Orthopaedic Association. Volunteer, South Australian Field Medical Team, Banda Aceh, Indonesia, January 2005. Awards/recognition include: Reserve Force Decoration. Humanitarian Overseas Service Medal. Technical Co-operation Program Achievement Award for the Development of a Lower Leg Physical Model for Enhanced Soldier Survivability Against Landmines, 2003. E S R Hughes Award for Services to Military Surgery, 2000. John Thompson Oration Medal.
Atrens OAM, Mr Janis (AD1994)
For service to the Latvian Community.
Mr Atrens has served as Chairman of the Latvian Association of South Australia for many years. Secretary, Latvian Co-operative Society of SA for 18 years. He has also served as Treasurer of the Latvian Press Association of Australia and President of the Latvian Society (Adelaide). Custodian, Latvian Central Archives of the Latvian Federation of Australia and New Zealand for many years.
Attwood AM, Ms Elaine Jillian (QB2011)
For service to the community, particularly women, through executive roles with the National Council of Women, and as a contributor and advocate for consumer rights, human nutrition and health care policy development.
South Australian State Adviser, Standing Committee on Consumer Affairs, National Council of Women of Australia (NCWA), 1990-1994, 1996-1998 and 2003-2010; current Member, NCWA and NCWA South Australia, since 1990. National Adviser, Consumer Affairs, 1999-2002. South Australia State Vice-President, 1998-2000. South Australia State Adviser, National Standing Committee on Nutrition, 1998-1999. Member South Australia State Executive, 1991-1994, 1996-1997 and 2002. Current Member of the Executive, Consumers Association of SA (now Consumers' SA). Association’s Representative on the following: - Nanotechnology Committee, Standards Australia, since 2006. - National Enabling Technologies Strategy, Stakeholders Advisory Council, since 2010. - South Australian Meat Hygiene Advisory Council. - Gene Technology Community Consultative Committee, 2001-2004 and 2006-2007. - Consumer Consultative Committee, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, 2000-2002. - Ministerial Advisory Committee on Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals, 1996-2001. - South Australian Food Hygiene Implementation Committee, 1996-2001. - South Australian Food Alliance, 1999-2000. Consumer Advocate and Board Member, Food Standards of Australia and New Zealand, 2002-2007. Consumer Consultant, School of Public Health, Flinders University, 2002-2006. Member, Working Group, National Uniform Food Safety Regulations, National Food Authority, 1993-1994. Member and Acting Chair, Steering Committee, Women and Children's Hospital Consumer Consultancy, 1990-1994. Volunteer, Grandparents for Grandchildren SA Inc, since 2004. Joint Founding President, Hyperactivity Association SA Inc, 1975-1990; Delegate to the Australian Federation of Consumer Organisations (now Consumers Federation of Australia).
Auhl OAM, Mr Ian Leslie (QB1980)
For community service.
Auricht OAM, Dr Clive Oswald (AD2002)
For service to medicine, particularly as an advocate for rural medical practice and rural internships for medical graduates, and as the designer of innovative medical records systems.
Dr Auricht has been involved with medicine and general practice in urban and rural areas of South Australia for over 40 years. Retired from full-time practice in 1996, but continues his involvement with rural medicine by tutoring rural registrars and by establishing the first South Australian rural internship position. Professional activities include the following: DMO, Papua, New Guinea, 1959-1964. Corps Surgeon, St John Ambulance, 1970-1990. Crafter Medical Centre, 1965-1977; Elliston 1987-1991; Cleve 1992-1996. Student Health and Safety Doctor, Adelaide University, 1977-1987. Director, Adelaide University Health Service, 1984-1987. Initiated the establishment of rural internship positions in Cleve. President, Rural Doctors Association of South Australia, 1991. Australian Medical Association: Member, since 1957; Secretary, Southern Suburbs Medical Association, 1969; established a GP structure within the Association as an alternative to the GP Society of Australia. Member, South Australian Branch Council, 1969-1975; Honorary Secretary, 1974-1975. Served on Scientific Committee, National Health Services Committee, and LMO Advisory Committee. Royal Australian College of General Practitioners: current Coordinator, Rural Training in South Australia; Chairman, Practice Management Committee, during the 1970s, and involved in developing the College’s medical records system (85 percent of GPs use the system) prior to the widespread use of computers. Chairman, Patient Held Record Committee, SA Health Commission, and developed the Blue Wallet, which contains clinical records for issue to all newly born babies in South Australia - later extended to all Australian states. Involved in the designing of surgeries for general practitioners. A pioneer in development of total computerisation of a general practice linked to a rural hospital.
Ayling OAM, Mr Cuthbert Milne (QB1982)
For service to the community.
Mr Ayling has been involved in community service in the Barmera District for many years and has served as Honorary Administrator of the Bonney Lodge - Homes for the Aged since 1971. He has been the Organist and Choir Master of the Barmera Uniting Church for 50 years and has held church administrative positions, including that of Secretary and Treasurer.
Aynsley OAM, Ms Brenda (AD2014)
For service to the information and communications technology sector.
Current Chair, IP3, International Federation for Information Processing. National Vice-President, Australian Computer Society, 2002-2003 and 2010-2011; Honorary Life Member, since 2008. Chair, National Community Engagement Board, 2009-2010. Chair, Ageism Task Force, 2010. Lead Tutor and Academic Program Coordinator, Professional Year Program. Founding Member, Electronic Frontiers Australia, 1994. Honorary Secretary, South Australian Branch, Australian Computer Society; Chairman, 1999-2001 and 2004-2006; Member, since 1989; Founder and Manager, PC Recycling Group, since 2000. Chair, SA Committee, The Pearcey Foundation, 2006-2012. Opened South Australia's first Internet Café, 1995. Founding Member, South Australian Internet Association, 1995. Fellow, South Australian Branch, Australian Computer Society, since 2003.