Bachmann AM, Mr Hedley Raymond (AD2006)
For service to public sector management, particularly in the areas of superannuation and remuneration policy, and to people with disabilities through the Spastic Centre of South Australia.
President, Australian Association of Port and Marine Authorities, 1993-1994. National President, Royal Australian Institute of Public Administration, Australia, 1986-1990; National Fellow, 1983. Member, National Occupational Health and Safety Commission, 1984-1988. Member, Australian Government Delegation to ILO Geneva (on 3 occasions). Past Fellow, Australian Institute of Management. President, Remuneration Tribunal, since 2000; Member, since 1997. Presiding Member, South Australian Superannuation Board, since 1997. Member, Occupational Health and Safety Advisory Committee, 1994-1997. Chief Executive Officer, Department of Marine and Harbours, South Australia, 1991-1994. Chairman, South Australian Film Corporation, 1990-1993. Chief Executive Officer, Department of Labour, South Australia, 1981-1991. Chairman, Arts Finance Advisory Committee. Chairman, State Disaster Committee. Member, South Australian Occupational Health and Safety Commission, 1986-1991. Member, Industrial Relations Advisory Council, 1983-1991. President, South Australian Division, Institute of Public Administration, Australia; Life Member, 1993. Chairman, Industry Safety Health and Welfare Board, 1981-1987. Member, South Australian Council on Technological Change, 1981-1983. Assistant Commissioner, South Australian Public Service Board, 1979-1981. President, Spastic Centres, South Australia since 1995; Honorary Treasurer, 1987-1995; Board Member, 1978-1987; Life Member. President, Sporting Car Club, South Australia, 1997-1999; Treasurer, 1994-1997. Member, Barossa Valley Junior Chamber of Commerce. President, Greenock Cricket Club. Member, Klemzig Neighbourhood Watch. Volunteer, Smith Family.
Bachmann OAM, Mrs Elizabeth Anne (AD2006)
For service to the community through support for the role and education of Justices of the Peace.
Justice of the Peace in South Australia since 1979, appointed a Justice of the Quorum 1983. President, Royal Association of Justices of South Australia 1999-2003; Vice-President 1995-1999; State Councillor since 1993; Chairman, Education/Training and Development Sub-Committee, since 1993. Member, Australian Council of Justices Association 1999-2003. Inaugural Chairman, North Eastern Justices Groups. ,Vice-Chairman, Central Group of Justices. Ministerial appointee, Justices of the Peace Review Committee. Member, reference group and working party implementing the training of Justices of the Peace and the return of Justices to the Bench. Sitting Justice at Holden Hill Court of Summary Jurisdiction, Youth Court and Adoption Court, for approximately 18 years. Member, Selection Panel for prospective Justices of the Peace, since 1999. Ministerial appointed Prison Inspector, 1983-1997. Member, Equal Opportunity Tribunal, since 1999. Member, Alliance for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, since 1999. Ministerial appointed Community Representative, Prison Assessment Committee, since 1996. Ministerial appointed Community Representative, North East Community Service Committee, since 2004. Member, ‘Volunteer Compact, Advancing the Community Together’, Volunteer Ministerial Advisory Group, since 1999. Former Secretary, Classic Section and Vintage Section, Sporting Car Club of South Australia. Member, Neighbourhood Watch.
Backler AM, Mr Ian Harry (QB1986)
For service to the fishing industry.
Currently serving as Inaugural Chairman, National Fishing Industry Training Committee Ltd. since 1977; Council member, Australian Maritime College, since 1979; South Australian industry representative on the Shark Fishing Task Force since 1985. Recipient of Churchill Scholarship 1975 to visit U.S.A, Canada and Iceland to study fishermen's organisations and their structures. President, Kingston Fishermen's Association 1965-75. President, South-Eastern Fishermen's Association 1968-75. Chairman, Australian Fishing Industry Council (SA) 1972-76. Small Business Training Committee member since 1982.
Badcock OAM, Mr Stewart Lindsay (AD1978)
For public service with the South Australian Correctional Services Department.
Baddams AM, Dr Violet Thenie (AD1980)
For service to education.
Badger AO, Sir Geoffrey Malcolm (QB1975)
For distinguished service in the fields of university administration, education and science.
Badger OAM, Lady Edith Maud (QB1992)
For service to the community, particularly through the Meals on Wheels Organisation.
Served Tusmore SA Red Cross committee nearly 30 years; Treasurer 1960-64 and 1967-70, Vice-President 1970-74, Treasurer 1974-76, Secretary 1976-79. Has served Meals on Wheels since 1963 in many capacities including delivery of meals and prime mover in establishment of free lending library. President Henley Beach Meals on Wheels since 1988. Leading role in planning and fund-raising for upgrading and reconstruction kitchens to prepare several hundred meals each day.
Badger OAM, Mr Ronald Haddington Nichols (AD1981)
For community service.
Badgery OAM, Mrs Joyce Melva (AD2005)
For service to the community through the Friends of the South Australian Museum, particularly the establishment and management of the volunteer guide program.
Member, Friends of the South Australian Museum, since 1982; Life Member, 1997. Set up the Museum's Guide Program, and has trained more than 150 volunteer guides. Mrs Badgery has developed and arranged a range of tours, tailored to the groups of visitors, including tours for children, overseas visitors, clubs and night time tours. Has spent her own time, travelling and talking to residents of retirement homes and showing them films about the Museum and its artefacts. All of her work has been entirely voluntary.
Baggoley AO, Prof Christopher James (QB2013)
For distinguished service to medicine, particularly in the area of emergency medicine as a clinician, to medical administration and public health care, and to education.
Commonwealth Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health and Ageing, since 2011. Chief Executive, Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, 2007-2011; Inter-jurisdictional Committee Member, 2006-2007. Chief Medical Officer and Executive Director, Public Health and Clinical Coordination, South Australian Department of Health, 2005-2007. Board Member, International Agency for Research in Cancer, since 2012. Board Member, International Federation for Emergency Medicine, 1996-1999. Chair, National Expert Panel on national emergency access and elective surgery targets, since 2011. Chair, Australian Health Protection Principal Committee, since 2011. Chair, Standing Committee on Screening. Member, National Health and Medical Research Council. Member, National Lead Clinicians Group. Chair, Committee of Presidents of Medical Colleges, 1999-2001; Vice-Chair, 1998-1999; Member, 1996-2001. Chair, National Institute of Clinical Studies, 2004-2007; Director, 2001-2007; Member, various committees including Audit Committee, Emergency Medicine Community of Practice Steering Committee, Mental Health/Emergency Department Interface Project and Advisory Committee - National Emergency Medicine. President, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, 1996-1999; Vice-President, 1995-1996; Councillor for South Australia, 1995-2001; Censor for South Australia, 1992-1995; Deputy Censor-In-Chief, 1989-1992; Member, Court of Examiners, 1989-1999; Member of various committees; Fellow, since 1986. Professor of Emergency Medicine, Adelaide University, 2003-2005. Director of Emergency Department, Royal Adelaide Hospital, 2003-2005. Adviser in Emergency Medicine, Department of Health SA, 2003-2005. Executive Director - Medical Services and Director of Emergency Services, Adelaide Community Healthcare Alliance, 2000-2003. Director of Emergency Services, Ashford Private Community Hospital, 1995-2002. Director of Emergency Medicine, Flinders Medical Centre, 1990-1999. Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, since 2005; Professor of Emergency Medicine, 2003-2005. Professor, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Flinders University, since 2005; Department of Anaesthetics and Intensive Care Senior Lecturer, 1995-2002. Senior Instructor, Early Management of Severe Trauma, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 1994-2000. Coordinator and Lecturer in Emergency Medicine Update, Course for Rural GPs, South Australian Health Commission, 1994-1999.
Bailey OAM, Miss Gladys Irene (AD1989)
For service to music and to the community.
A teacher of singing for over 30 years, she has used her talents for many charities. The first woman in Australia to organise community singing to raise money for Red Cross. Other charities include Repatriation Hospital, Homes for the Aged, Blind Society, Crippled Children's Association, RSPCA. Founded the Festival Choral Society in Adelaide and now President; arranged special concert for 1988 Bicentenary.
Bailey OAM, Mr Ronald Nelson (QB1981)
For service to local government and to the community.
Bailey OAM, Mr John Paterson (QB1995)
For service to the community and to the welfare of veterans.
Mr Bailey has been the State President of the RSL in South Australia and a National Executive member since 1990. He also served as Vice-President from 1972-1990 and member of the State Council since 1963. Mr Bailey has been a Board member of the Repatriation General Hospital (Daw Park) since 1992. Member of SA Divisional Council of Red Cross since 1972 and member of the SA Management Committee of the South Australian Australia Day Committee for the past four years.
Bailey AM, Rev Ivor (AD1993)
For service to the community, particularly through the Adelaide Central Mission.
Superintendent Adelaide Central Mission since 1978. Mission is largest non-government welfare provider in South Australia, spending some $18m annually. It is highly regarded by both government and private sectors, widely known for initiatives and quality of programmes. Mr. Bailey key to introduction and implementation programmes, leading development home-based care for aged people, keeping young people out of institutions, establishing facilities for LifeLine, developing work opportunities for people with impairments, establishment day centres, community housing, rehabilitation facilities, other initiatives. Also instrumental extensive restructuring of organisation to facilitate development and provision services and ensure long-term financial stability. Sustained service.
Bailey OAM, Mr Geoffrey Reginald (QB2003)
For service to the community through the programs of the Rotary Club of Mitcham.
Rotary International: Rotary Club of Mitcham, South Australia: Has held positions of President, Vice-President, Secretary (twice), and Chairman of various Committees; Member, since 1976. Rotary District 9520: Former Member and Chairman, Australian Rotary Health Research Fund Committee; District Governor's Representative; Served on a number of Rotary District Committees. Rotary Club of Scottsdale, Tasmania: Held positions of President, Secretary and Director of various committees, 1967-1975. Rotary Club of Salisbury and Rotary Club of Port Augusta, South Australia: Charter Member, 1950s-1960s. Awards include: Centenary Medal, 2003. Paul Harris Fellow, for service to Rotary.
Bailey OAM, Mr Howard Keith (AD2005)
For service to the community of Kadina, particularly through the preservation and promotion of local history and heritage.
Collected and recorded information regarding the township, the mines and genealogy of the district of Kadina; author of nine books; conducts tours of Kadina cemetery and the Wallaroo Mines during the Cornish Festival. Member, Kadina Branch, National Trust, for over 26 years; volunteer at the local museum, Matta House. Officer-in-Charge, Kadina Station, South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service, 1967-1989. Member, South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service, 1953-1989. Involved in local rifle shooting, for 52 years; served as office bearer for both the Kadina and Wallaroo Rifle Clubs; researched the history of both clubs. Awards/recognition include: Honorary Membership, Kadina Sub-Branch, Returned and Services League of Australia, for work done to preserve the war service stories of local ex-Service personnel, 1999. Yorke Peninsula Tourist Association's Regional Tourism Award, 1997. Australia Day Citizen of the Year award, 1996. Certificate of Merit, Northern Yorke Peninsula Council, for services to the community, 1990.
Bails AM DFC, Mr John Herbert (QB1988)
For service to people with physical disabilities.
Senior Research Officer, South Australian Department of Housing and Construction (SACON) 1974-87 specialising in the areas of transportation, environmental and building design requirements for the aged and for people with disabilities. Commissioned 1981 to review the adequacy of Australian Standard (AS) 1428 which relates to building access provisions. This led to many recommendations for changes to the Standard. Member, Standards Association of Australia (SAA) Committee on Lift Design for disabled people. Adviser to SA Government on Access Cabs Scheme for disabled people. Member, Management Committee ACROD (South Australia) 1985-87. Committee Member, Disabled People's International. Board member, Legacy Club of Adelaide. Member of Office of the Commissioner for the Ageing, Advisory Committee for Housing for the Ageing 1988. Since 1987 involved with project to establish guidelines for design of environments for disabled children.
Baker OAM, Mr Ronald Keith (QB1982)
For service to local government and to the community.
Mr Baker was an active member of local goverment for many years, serving as a Councillor and as Chairman of the District Council of Munno Para for six years. He is a Life Member of the Country Fire Service Organisation and has been Deputy District Officer and Treasurer of the Virginia Brigade since 1952. In addition to his many community involvements, he is a former Chairman and member of the Northern Adelaide Plains Water Resources Advisory Committee, and is a Board member of the Gawler Aged Persons' Homes.
Baker AM, Mr Thomas Raymond (QB1988)
For public service.
Executive member, The Pipeline Authority, Canberra 1977-88; General Manager (Technical) 1973-77. Responsible for the construction of the Sydney-Moomba 1300km long natural gas pipeline and is highly regarded as an expert in the field of stress corrosion cracking of pipelines. Member, Australian Gas Association 1980-88 and the American Gas Association Pipeline Research Committee 1982-88. Founding member and Chairman of Pipeline Operators' Group. Council member, Australian Welding Research Association 1985-87. Member, International Gas Union 1985-88. Member, Institution for Engineers 1953-88.
Baker OAM, WO Rodney Norman (QB1988)
For service to the Royal Australian Navy as Deputy Sea Training Co-ordinator for the Royal Australian Navy Submarine Squadron.
Joined the Royal Australian Navy in 1966 and specialised in submarine electronics. He has served in a number of HMA Submarines and since 1984 has served as a member of the Submarine Sea Training Group. He was promoted to Warrant Officer in January 1988.
Baker OAM, Mr Ivan (QB1994)
For service to the Aboriginal community.
Mr Baker is currently a Community Development Officer with the Murputja Homelands Council and Chairperson of the Murputja Education Committee. While National Aboriginal Council representative and Amata Council Chairman, he called the first Pitjantjatjara Council meeting in 1976. He was the first Director of the Pitjantjatjara Homeland Health Service, Kalka, and has had a prominent role in the Homelands movements.
Baker AM, Mr Christopher James (AD2003)
For service to the community, particularly children, through the initiation and development of the Ronald McDonald House and Clinic in Adelaide, and as a supporter of church, social welfare, youth and community celebration programmes.
Chairman, Ronald McDonald House Charities, South Australia, since 1991. Involved in fundraising for and establishing Ronald McDonald Children's Clinic (formerly known as Ronald McDonald House), the Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide, 1991. Chairman, Committee to establish a second Ronald McDonald House; and involved in fundraising, mid 1990s-2000. Member, Ronald McDonald House Ball Committee. Other community service includes: Involved in organising an annual Fun Day activity for children with cancer and their families. Member, Paradise Community Church, Adelaide; sponsor of the Church's community services programme
Baker OAM, Ms Elizabeth Gay (QB2003)
For service to medical research, particularly in the field of human cytogenetics.
Mrs Baker has contributed to the developing field of cytogenetics, for the past 40 years. Has been involved in many technical advances; for example, in the field of Fragile Sites on chromosomes, and more recently in the field of fluorescence in-situ hybridisation (FISH) (mapping genes to particular chromosomes using fluorescent dyes) which has provided diagnostic tests for a range of previously obscure genetic disorders (idiopathic mental retardations and some types of tumours, particularly breast cancer). Currently Research and Development Supervisor, US Labs (California). Molecular Cytogenetics Supervisor, Department of Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics, Women's and Children's Hospital (Adelaide), 1996- 2001. Also served as Cytogenetics Technologist, 1981-1996; Research Technician, 1978-1980; Cytogenetic Technician, 1965-1970. Author and Co-author of numerous articles and papers. Clinical Senior Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics, University of Adelaide, since 1998.
Baker OAM, Mr Russell Irving (AD2004)
For service to the community, particularly through the South Australian Division of the Australian Red Cross.
Chairman, Australian Red Cross (South Australian Division) for 5 years and Vice-Chairman for 4 years. Also served as Chairman of the Fund-raising Committee for 7 years and was responsible for the introduction of many new fundraising initiatives. Instrumental in the introduction of the Humanitarian Services Fund (a capital fund which today has assets of $8 million). Member, since 1971. Founder and Inaugural Chairman, Charity Direct (an organisation that promotes ethical fundraising with 50 plus member organisations). Board Member, Blind Welfare Association of South Australia, during 1970s and early 1980s (also served as a Member of the Building Development Committee and the Guiding Light Fundraising Appeal). Chairman, Fundraising Committee for the Anti-Cancer Foundation, 3 years, and Member of the Foundation’s Finance Committee, 3 years.
Baker AM, Mrs Margaret Mavis (AD2005)
For service to hockey through administration, policy development and umpiring roles, particularly in South Australia.
Board and Executive Member, Hockey SA, since 1998; Member of Umpires Committee and Special Events Committee, current; Manager, Medal Count Dinner, since 1995; Coordinator, Patron, Vice-Patrons and Life Members Annual Dinner; Vice-Patron, 1993; Life Member, 1990. Executive Committee Member, South Australian Women's Hockey Association (amalgamated in 1990 with men's association to form Hockey SA), for over 30 years; Member, State Selection Committee; Member, Program and Fixtures Committee; Member, Constitution Committee; Member, Fundraising, Promotion and Marketing Committee; Life Member, 1965. Umpire, at local, state and national levels, 1948-1979. State A Women's Umpiring Badge, 1950. Australian Women's Umpiring Badge, 1957; active Australian umpire, 1957-1977. Convener, SA State Umpires Committee, 1950-1978. Member, Australian Umpires Committee, 1961-1963, 1965-1966 and 1971-1975. Hockey SA named one of its annual umpiring award the ‘Margaret Baker Award’. Life Member, Hockey Australia, 1999. Life Member, Women's Hockey Australia, 1976. Current Ex-Officio Member, Board of Management, Woodville Hockey Club; Vice-Patron, 2000. Treasurer, South Australian Ex-players and Supporters Club, since 1995; Member, since the 1950s. Player, San Souci Hockey Club, 1941-1981; President, 1948-1985; Club Captain; Coach; Life Member. Treasurer, Woodville High School Old Scholars Association, since 1993; Committee Member, since 1991; assisted with re-establishment. Foundation Management Committee Member, South Australian Women's Electric Light Cricket Association, 1951-1973.
Baker-Weir OAM, Mrs Mary Sylvia (QB1996)
For service to the community as a voluntary worker for over 40 years caring for the welfare needs of the aged and people with physical disabilities.
Mrs Baker-Weir has been actively involved in the community, particularly in assisting disadvantaged people. Co-ordinator and pianist of concert parties providing entertainment to elderly and handicapped people in nursing homes, institutions and a variety of community clubs. Other voluntary community work includes fund-raising for Community Aid Abroad for 10 years; COPE (Centre of Personal Encounter), Inter Church Council; Active member of her church; Foundation Member, Acme Women's Fellowship of Colonel Light Gardens and continuing member of over 40 years. Organised assistance for Aboriginal Groups, the Offenders' Aid and Rehabilitation Services and other welfare groups. Current member, STARRS (Survivors of Torture and Trauma Assistance and Rehabilitation Service) and the Justice Administration Foundation of South Australia.
Bakewell AO, Mr Robert David Eavestaff (QB1988)
For public service.
Ombudsman for South Australia 1980-85. Director-General, Department of Economic Development 1977-80. Permanent Head, SA Premier's Department 1971-77. Other appointments include: Economic Adviser to I.B.R.D. (World Bank) for South-East Asia; Member, Trade and National Economic Advisory Committee to Constitutional Commission; Director, State Bank of SA; Director, Genting Australia; Director, Mount Gambier Hospital; Vice-President, Australian Institute of International Affairs.
Bakewell OAM, Mrs Enid Dorothy (QB1980)
For community service.
Baldock OAM, Mr Alec Malcolm (QB1980)
For service to local government and to the community.
Baldwin OAM, Mrs Valma Grace (AD2007)
For service to the community, particularly through Zonta International, and to education.
Current President, Zonta Club of Adelaide; Vice-President, on two occasions. Chair, Status of Women Committee, Area 2, Zonta International, 2000-2002. Member, Women's Futures Reference Group, Office for Women, Government of South Australia, since 2005. Honorary Fellow and current Adjunct Academic, School of Education, Flinders University; Lecturer, Teaching Practicum Program, for 10 years. Current Vice-President, South Australian Forum, World Education Fellowship; current Public Officer. Visitor Services Volunteer and Team Leader, Bay Discovery Centre, City of Holdfast Bay, since 2000; Chair and Member, Education Committee, since 2000; Member, Visitor Services Committee; Member, Strategic Planning Project Group.
Baldwin OAM, Mr Raymond Gordon (AD2009)
For service to veterans and their families through a range of roles with the 2/27th Battalion AIF Ex-Servicemen's Association.
Editor, Journal of the 2/27th Battalion AIF Ex-Servicemen's Association, since 1988. President and Vice-President, 2/27th Battalion AIF Ex-Servicemen's Association, 1974-1976; Committee Member, since 1972. Member, Returned and Services League of Australia, since 1943; current Member, Marion Sub-Branch. Selected to represent the Ex-Service Community of South Australia, attending Commemorative tours to Borneo in 1999 and Papua New Guinea in 2002.
Ball OAM, Mrs Valerie Muriel (AD1998)
For service to local government as Mayor of Strathalbyn since 1987, and to the community.
Mrs Ball has been Mayor of the District Council of Strathalbyn since 1987, and a Councillor since 1981. The amalgamation of the Strathalbyn's district councils was completed on July 1, 1997, and Mrs Ball is now Deputy Mayor of Alexandrina Council. Serves as a member of the Local Government Association State Executive representing 11 councils of the Southern and Hills areas since 1993, and was President of the Local Government Association of these areas 1991-93. Served as the Local Government representative on National Landcare State Assessment Panel 1994-96; currently State Member, Local Government Association Research Committee. She has recently accepted the Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources invitation to chair the Reference Group involved in the Coorong and Lakes Alexandrina and Albert under the RAMSAR Convention. Serves as a member, SA Minister for the Ageing's Refernce Group, 10-Year-Plan for Aged Services since 1995. Contributes to the community as a Board Director from 1982, and member of the Executive Committee of Strathalbyn and District Soldiers' Memorial and Allied Health Services. She is a fundraiser for Strathalbyn Nursing Home, life member of Strathalbyn Meals-On-Wheels with 20 years' service and a former President of the local Country Women's Association.
Baluch AM, Mrs Nancy Joy (AD2007)
For service to local government in South Australia, particularly through contributions to economic and regional development, and to the community of Port Augusta and region.
Mayor, City of Port Augusta, 1981, 1983-1993 and 1995-2006; Deputy Mayor, 1979-1980; Councillor, 1970-1981; Chair, Finance Committee, 1975-1980. Vice-President, Local Government Association, South Australia, 1991-2004; Immediate Past President; Vice-President, Local Government Women's Association, South Australia; Executive Member, Flinders Region Area Consultative Council, 2004-2006. Chairperson, Upper Spencer Gulf Common Purpose Group, since 2000. Chairperson, Provincial Cities Association, South Australia, since 1994. Member, Outback Areas Community Development Trust , since 1994. Chairperson, Arid Lands Board, 1985. Appointed to Legal Services Commission, South Australia, 1977-1981. President, Port Augusta Women's and Children's Emergency Shelter, 1979-1981. Administrative Officer for Social Development (covering Port Augusta, Whyalla, Port Pirie, and 18 rural councils); instrumental in establishing Child Care Centre, Homeless Persons Hostel, Remote and Isolated Children's Exercise, 1978-1980.
Bamford OAM, Mr Duncan Bryce (2003)
For service through the provision of medical assistance to the victims of the bombings which occurred in Bali on 12 October 2002.
Banfield AO, The Hon Donald Hubert Louis (QB1983)
For parliamentary service and for service to the community.
Mr Banfield, who served with the RAAF in World War II., entered Parliament as a Member of the Legislative Council in 1965. He subsequently held the portfolios of Minister of Health and Chief Secretary and served a short term as Attorney-General. His many further involvements have included various community and health organisations, including ORANA Incorporated and the Blind Welfare Association of SA.
Bannan OAM, Mrs Phyllis Margaret (AD1999)
For service to the care and support of people with intellectual disabilities in South Australia.
For 20 years, Mrs Bannan has contributed to improving the welfare of people with intellectual disability in South Australia. She has served as a Director of the Intellectual Disability Services Council (IDSC) from 1982 until 1997. Mrs Bannan served as a Director and Chairperson of the Intellectually Disabled Accommodation Association (IDAA). In addition, she was a member of the Magill Special School Council (now closed) and a member of the Strathmont Parents and Friends Association.
Bannon AM, Mr Charles George (QB1991)
For service to art through printmaking, and to art education, particularly for his work with Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory.
Mr Bannon is a nationally recognised painter and craftsman, and has led by example in the development of serigraphy, the creative and artistic use of silkscreening techniques. In this process the artist uses the expertise of the printmaker to produce his or her works. Since Mr Bannon is an artist as well as a printmaker his contribution to young artists has been enormous. He has used his very successful Paddington Prints Studio as a basis for setting up successive studios in South Australia to develop the interests, skills and techniques of young Aboriginal artists in the field. Mr Bannon has been described as being "responsible for a revolution in modern Australian printmaking."
Bannon AO, Hon Dr John Charles (AD2007)
For service to politics and to the South Australian Parliament, to history, particularly through researching and publishing in the subject area of Australian Federation; and to the community through sporting, cultural and welfare organisations.
South Australian Parliament: Premier and Treasurer, 1982-1992; Minister for the Arts, 1982-1989; Minister for State Development, 1982-1985; Leader of the Opposition, 1979-1982; Minister for Community Development, Local Government, Recreation and Sport, 1978-1979. Member for Ross Smith, 1977-1993. National President, Australian Labor Party, 1988-1991. Chairman, SA Chapter, Constitutional Centenary Foundation, 1996-2000. Co-Editor, The New Federalist, the National Journal of Federation History (8 issues, series now completed), launched 1998. Contributed to the writing of the Centenary Companion to Australia Federation (published 1999), for 3 years. Member, Steering Committee for the Department of the Parliamentary Library's Centenary Project (consisted of a series of papers examining the Federal Parliament's role in shaping the Constitution since Federation), 1998-2002. Member, National Archives of Australia's 'Documenting a Democracy Federation’ Project, 2001. Member, State Advisory Committee, Australian Dictionary of Biography. Master, St Mark's College, University of Adelaide, since 2000. Member, Board of Management, SA Cricket Association, since 2000. Director, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, 1997-2004. Deputy Chairman, Australian Exhibitions Touring Agency, 1993-1997. Director, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1994-1999. Chairman, Australian Centre for Community Services Research, since 2001. Deputy Chairman, Archbishop's Appeal for the Needy, 1994-2005. Awards include: Centenary Medal, 2001.
Barber OAM, Mrs Grace Mary (AD1979)
For community service.
Barber OAM, Mr Donald (AD1997)
For service to the community through fund-raising projects and the support of health and aged care services.
Mr Barber has been actively involved in the local community as a fund-raiser for local charities and community organisations. He has been particularly active in fund-raising projects in the areas of community health and domiciliary care. These projects include the Nerrilda Nursing Home in Port Augusta, the Anti Cancer Foundation, the New Flinders Home for the Aged in Quorn, as well as the Quorn Branch of St. John Ambulance which he also helped establish. He is also involved in a number of other local organisations. In 1980 he received special thanks from the Prior, the Order of St. John for his services and in his local community has been awarded two citizen awards, in 1983 and 1996.
Barbour OAM, Miss Prudence Jane (AD1988)
For service to child welfare.
Social worker, Adelaide Children's Hospital since 1973. Initiated appointment of multi-disciplinary hospital-based child abuse team liaising with other child protection agencies since 1976. Established support groups to prevent child abuse 1978.
Barkley AM, Mr Donald William (AD1987)
For service to local government and to primary industry.
Appointed Chairman of the District Council of Light 1983-86. Associated with local government in the Gawler district since 1968 with the Mudla Wirra Council. Elected Chairman of Mudla Wirra Council in 1976 until the amalgamation of that Council with the Freeling District Council in 1977. Appointed a Councillor of the renamed Council of Light in 1977 and appointed in that year as Council delegate to the Local Government Association (South Australia). Served from 1969-1976 with Underground Water Advisory Committee (South Australia) and in 1976 was a Foundation Member of the replacement body, the South Australian Water Resources Council on which he still serves. Active in the agricultural and horticultural show movement in the Gawler district. Chairman of the Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society in South Australia 1983-86. Recently appointed as President. Also a successful breeder, judge and exhibitor of Shorthorn cattle, Suffolk sheep and Shetland ponies.
Barnes OAM, Mrs Stewart (QB1986)
For service to the community, to youth, international relations and peace.
Executive member, United Nations Association of Australia (South Australia Division) since 1964. Vice-President 1964-70; Education Committee convener 1964-72 and 1978-86; Honorary Secretary 1983-86. Director UNICEF Committee of Australia 1968-70. Executive Committee member, Freedom from Hunger Campaign 1968-70. National convener Junior Media Peace Project for Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and United Nations Association of Australia 1983-86.
Barnes OAM, Mr Ronald Frederick (AD2013)
For service to youth through the Scouting movement.
Member Scouting movement, for over 52 years; Area Rover Scout Leader, SA Branch,1965; Assistant Branch Commissioner, Sea Scout Section, 1970-1976; held many administrative positions within Scouts SA; Life Member, 1984. Co-Founder and Project Commissioner, Northern Area Comedy Capers-Gang Show, 1965-2002. Founding Member, Gang Show, 1961-1965. Founder/Producer, Memories entertainment company, since 2002; comprises 25 adult members of the Scouting and Guiding movements, visiting RSL and seniors' clubs. Volunteer Skipper, SA Maritime Museum, since 2003. Currently involved with Neighbourhood Watch and Safety House programs. Awards/recognition include: Centenary Medal, 2001.
Barnett OAM, Mr John (AD1997)
For service to the community, particularly through the Epilepsy Association of South Australia.
Since 1982 Mr Barnett has been an active member of the Epilepsy Association of South Australia (EASA). In 1983 became the Secretary of the General Committee of EASA and in 1984 became Secretary/Treasurer. Accepted in 1985 the voluntary duties of Administrator of EASA, in order to save the organisation money. Acts as delegate on the National Executive of the National Epilepsy Association of Australia. Relieving Chief Executive Officer, Intellectually Disabled Services Council, since 1992, and in 1982-1984 previously held this position. Member, Adelaide Legacy; Vice-President, Strathmont Centre; President, Gilles Plains RSL Sub-Branch, since 1974. Received the Epilepsy Excellence Award in 1988 and the Meritorious Services Medal from the RSL in 1996.
Barouch OAM, Mr Victor Raphael (QB2004)
For service to the textile industry in South Australia.
Founded the South Australian Towel Manufacturing Company (traded as Palm Beach Towels), 1950s. Developed a method for weaving cotton blankets for use in hospitals as a cleaner alternative to woollen blankets.
Barratt OAM, Miss Zena Rose Jane Sheperd (AD1977)
For services to nursing.
Barratt OAM, Mr David John (QB1981)
For service to primary industry.
In 1986 Mr Barratt pioneered the development of the Angora goat industry in South Australia and has worked tirelessly in its promotion. He has taken an active interest in the introduction of Angoras in agricultural schools and on many occasions has donated his own stud bucks to assist their breeding-up programmes. Among his many involvements he is President of the South Australian Central Region Angora Mohair Association, and is Chairman of the Committee working on the amalgamation of the Angora Breeders Society with the Angora Mohair Association of Australia.
Barrett AO OBE, Mr Lewis (AD1990)
For service to banking and accountancy.
Chairman, Board of Directors, State Bank of South Australia since 1984. Chairman, Savings Bank of South Australia 1980-84; Trustee 1969-73. Chairman, South Australian State Council, The Institute of Chartered Accountants 1976-78; Member 1967-82; Member of National Council 1976-78; Chairman, Technical Reference Panel, Institute of Chartered Accountants 1979-80; Chairman, Taxation Committee, Australian Accounting Research Foundation 1979-80, Member 1976-82. President, Taxpayers' Association of South Australia 1968; Member of Council 1960-68. Trustee, Adelaide Children's Hospital Foundation since 1984. Member, Chairmen's and Chief Executive Officers' Group, Adelaide Metropolitan Hospitals since 1980; Chairman 1985-88. Currently Director of many public companies and office holder in community organisations.
Barrington OAM, Mrs Muriel Paige (QB1998)
For service to the community as a volunteer for the Girl Guides' Association of SA, and as foundation supervisor of the Warradale Meals on Wheels kitchen.
Mrs Barrington has given more than 30 years service as a volunteer worker and cook for the Girl Guides Association of SA. Over the years, she has trained many guides and leaders in catering and in craft activities. Serves as Foundation Supervisor, Warradale kitchen, Meals on Wheels, since 1991; member since 1989. Has also worked as a cook for the YWCA Hostel in Carrington Street, 1956-1966 and provided voluntary assistance as well. She is actively involved with Warradale Uniting Church.
Barritt OAM, Mrs Jeanette Anne (QB1991)
For service to public health particularly through the Australian Cranio Facial Unit.
Commenced as a part-time social worker, Royal Adelaide Hospital 1973. Assisted with establishment of the renowned Australian Cranio Facial Unit 1975. Leading member of the multi-disciplined team involved in this unique area. Counsellor in the psycho-social aspects of cranio facial trauma and deformity and head and neck cancer, Co-ordinator of support for patients and families. Has researched, published and lectured widely on aspects of Cranio Facial Deformity.
Barry OAM, Mr Brian Joseph (QB2006)
Service to the wine industry, particularly as a winemaker and judge.
Chief Executive Officer, Juds Hill Vineyard (also trading as Barry and Son and Brian Barry Wines) since 1980. Founder, Clare Valley Wine Makers Association, 1977. Chairman, Berri Hotel Inc, 1968-1976; Board Secretary, 1956-1967; Member, 1956-1976. Member, Riverland District Wine and Food Society. Judge, Hyatt National Riesling Challenge, Canberra, 2000. Inaugural Chairman of Judges, Barossa Valley Wine Show, 1977-1990 and 1993. Inaugural Chairman of Judges, Canberra National Wine Show, 1976-1982; Judge, 1983 and 1990. Chairman of Judges, Royal Adelaide Wine Show, 1974-1979; Judge, 1962-1964; 1966-1973 and 1980-1985. Chairman of Judges, Royal Perth Wine Show, 1974-1979 and 1983; Judge, 1964-1973. Chairman of Judges, Royal Brisbane Wine Show, 1977. Judge, Royal Sydney Wine Show, for several years after 1978. Judge, Royal Melbourne Wine Show, 1963-1972. Has also served as Chairman of Judges at the Hunter Valley and Albany Wine Shows.
Bart AO, Ms Cheryl Sarah (AD2009)
For service to the economic and cultural development of South Australia through leadership and executive roles, to the community through social welfare organisations, and to sport.
Director, Economic Development Board, South Australia, 2002-2008; Member, Exports, Government Efficiency and Community Attitudes, 2002-2004; Member, Competitiveness Council, 2006-2007. Chairman, South Australian Film Corporation, since 2004. Chairman, Adelaide Film Festival, since 2002. Chairman, Environment Protection Authority, since 2008. Director, ANZ Trustees Ltd. Director, Spark Infrastructure Group (an Australian utility infrastructure group), since 2005. Director, Global Properties Ltd, since 2000. Member, Defence Industry Advisory Board, 2003-2007. Member, Electricity Trust of South Australia Board, since 1995; Chair, Utilities Audit Committee; Member, Utilities, Risk Management and Compliance Committee. Director, Electro Optic Systems Ltd, 2002-2007. Fellow, Australian Institute of Company Directors, since 2000. Director, Alcohol Education and Rehabilitation Foundation, since 2001; Founding Director, 2001; Chairman, Audit Committee. Ambassador, Peres Centre for Peace, since 2007. Solicitor, since 1985. Former Director, Soccer Australia, 1999-2001. Director, Basketball Australia, 2003-2005. Chair, Australian Sports Foundation, 1997-2001. Ms Bart, together with her daughter, has climbed the seven world's highest mountains on each continent (The Seven Summits) and scaled Mount Everest in May 2008; they are the first mother/daughter team to climb The Seven Summits and also Mount Everest.
Bartell OAM, Mr Denis Charles (QB1989)
For service to the community.
Writer, bushman and outback adventurer who traces the journeys of less-known explorers and who walked across the continent to raise money for the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
Barter OAM, Mr Alexander John (AD1980)
For service to the sport of archery.
Mr Barter is a foundation member of the Adelaide Archery Club formed in 1943. Since that time he has served as Treasurer, Coach, Instructor, and Historian of the Club. He is a past President and is Vice-President of the Archery Society of South Australia, a member of the Coaching Committee, and is Country Liaison Officer. He has been a Board member of the Archery Association of Australia since 1948.
Bartlett OAM, Mr Roland John (AD2010)
For service to the restoration and preservation of Murray River paddle steamers, and to the community of Goolwa.
Foundation Member, Friends of the PS Oscar W (Paddle Steamer Oscar W); Committee Member, since 1989; Patron; Vice-President; Restoration Coordinator; active Member. Foundation Chairman, South Australian Wooden Boat Festival, since 1989; current Patron. Foundation Chairman, Armfield Slip Committee, since 1985. Built, PS William Randall. Volunteer, Barge Dart Restoration Project. Volunteer/participant, Centenary of Federation Source to Sea River Ramble, 2001. Participant, 150th Anniversary Celebrations of Australia's First Public Railway, 2004. Volunteer/participant, Randall/Cadell 150 Years of River Murray trade, 2003; steamed from Goolwa to Echuca and return. Previous Board Chairman, Goolwa Church of Christ; current Elder. Chair, Goolwa Inter-Church Council, for 6 years. Volunteer, Goolwa Christmas Festival. Awards/recognition include: Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary Club of Goolwa, 2005.
Bartold AM, Prof Peter Mark (QB2004)
For service to the dental profession, particularly through periodontic education and research and the establishment of the Australian Periodontal Research Foundation.
Director, Colgate Australian Dental Research Centre, University of Adelaide, since 2002. Professor of Periodontology, University of Queensland, 1992-2002. Chairman, Australian Periodontology Research Foundation, since 1999; Managing Director, since 1995; Founder, 1995. Inaugural Chairman, Division of Periodontics, Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, 1997-2001; Fellow, 1991; current Member, Examination Committee; current Member, Scientific Committee of the Research Fellowship. Served on Committees of Australian Dental Association. Wing Commander, Specialist Reserve, Royal Australian Air Force, since 1995; providing periodontal service, since 1990. President, Australia and New Zealand Division, International Association for Dental Research, 1999-2001; President, Periodontal Research Group, 1999-2002; Vice-Chair; Treasurer; Chair, Organising Committee. Foundation President, Asian Pacific Society of Periodontists, 1992-1997; International Honorary Editor, current. Board Member, International Academy of Periodontology, since 1998; Fellow, 1995. Fellow, International College of Dentists, 1998. Publications include: Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Periodontal Research, 1999. Editor, Australian Dental Journal, since 1999. Editor, Periodontology (official journal of the Australian Society of Periodontology), 1991-1997. Author of five books and a range of scientific papers. Awards include: Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, Meritorious Service Award, 2002. Australia and New Zealand Division, International Association for Dental Research, Alan Docking Award, 1996. Australian Society of Periodontology, Ray Williams Award, 1991. International Association for Dental Research, Hatton Award, 1982.
Barton AM, Mr Archie (AD1990)
For service to Aboriginal welfare and land rights.
A driving force in the SA land rights for Aboriginals movement. Appointed co-ordinator, Maralinga-Tjarutja Office, Ceduna, 1985; responsible for administration of Government funding of Maralinga-Tjaratja and Oak Valley communities. Represented Maralinga-Tjarutja peoples at hearings of Royal Commission into British Nuclear Tests in Australia; currently member, Commonwealth Consultative Committee on cleaning up Nuclear Wastes at Maralinga. Field worker, Woma Secretariat, 1976; co-ordinator, alcohol rehabilitation program, Port Augusta; 1974 voluntary work, Central Mission on alcohol rehabilitation program.
Barton AO, Em Prof. Mary Darvall (QB2012)
For distinguished service to veterinary science and public health as a researcher and diagnostic microbiologist, and to education through academic and administrative roles at the University of South Australia.
Member, Expert Scientific Group on Health Management, Pork Co-operative Research Centre, since 2011. Member, Australian Animal Welfare Advisory Committee. Member, Panel to Review Animal Ethics Committees in South Australia, since 2006. Member, Veterinary Technical Advisory Committee, National Association of Testing Authorities, since 2005. Councillor, Institute for Medical and Veterinary Science, South Australian Department of Health, 1994-1996 and 2000-2008. President, RSPCA, South Australia, 2007-2009. Head, School of Pharmaceutical, Molecular and Biomedical Sciences (now School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences), University of South Australia, 2001-2005; Emeritus Professor, since 2011; Head, Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Research Group, Sansom Institute for Health Research, since 1997; Professor of Microbiology, 2002-2004; Associate Professor, 2001; Senior Lecturer, 1996-2000. Science Fellow, Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority, since 2009. Fellow, Australian Society for Microbiology, 2011. Fellow, Australian Veterinary Association, since 1982.
Barty OAM, Mr Merv (QB1978)
For service in the field of youth welfare.
Bascombe OAM, Mr Thomas John (AD2014)
For service to the community of the Eyre Peninsula.
Treasurer, Axel Stenross Maritime Museum, 1985-2009; volunteer, since 1982. President, Rotary Club of Port Lincoln, 1977; former Treasurer; Member, 1968-1999; current Honorary Member. Member, Men’s Probus Club of Port Lincoln; retired in 2010 after 25 years’ service; former President. Board Member, Matthew Flinders Homes, 1981-2000. Member, Parent Committee, 3rd Port Lincoln Sea Scout Group, in the late 1950s. President, Scouts Combined Group Committee, in the late 1950s.
Basheer AM, Mr Max Rafeek (AD1988)
For service to Australian football.
President, SA National Football League (SANFL) since 1978, Vice-President 1966-78; Member, Management Committee 1968-81. Commissioner for Country and Junior Football 1971-78, Chairman 1978. Member, SANFL Football Park Finance and Development Board 1975-86, Chairman 1978-86. Director, Australian Football Championships Pty. Ltd. 1980-85. Chairman, Affiliated Leagues Council 1970-78.
Basheer OAM, Mr Alfred David (QB1993)
For service to the tourism and hospitality industry, particularly through the Australian Hotels Association.
National President, Australian Hotels Association since 1991, Vice-President 1990-1991, Trustee 1976-1990. State President since 1990, Vice-President 1978-1990, member, State Council Australian Hotels Association since 1960. Chairman: Sip'N Save Hotel Marketing Group 1980-1989; Hospitality Group Training 1992; Hotel and Hospitality Industry Foundation 1992; Independent Gaming Corporation 1991. Board member, Australian Tourism Industry Association 1992. President, Kalangadoo Institute. Secretary, Kalangadoo War Memorial.
Bassani OAM, Mr Gregory Llewelyn (QB2011)
For service to music through the Australian Pipe Band Association.
Principal of Drumming, Australian Pipe Band Association, since 1997; Adjudicator, since 1976; Music Ensemble Adjudicator, since 2007; Member, Executive Management Committee, since 2005, Life Member, 2001. Vice-Principal of Drumming, South Australian Branch of the Australian Pipe Band Association, 1976-1986 and 1990-2001; Life Member, 2001. Member, Scotch College Adelaide Pipe band, since 1987, Drum Tutor, for 25 years; New Zealand Grade 4 Champions, 1992 and 2003; South Australian Grade 4 Champions, 2009. Involved in creating the City of Adelaide Pipe Band, 1991; Member, 1991-2009; Grade 1 Australian Champions, 1998/99; South Australian Champions, 1992-2010. Member, Royal Caledonian Society of South Australia Pipe Band, 1981-1990; Grade 2 Australian Champions, 1986; South Australian Champions, 1982-1990. Member, Australian University Regiment Pipe Band, 1972-1981; Grade 2 Australian Champions, 1972 and 1980; South Australian Champions, 1972-1980. Member, Christian Brothers College Pipe Band, 1969-1972. Author, The Adjudicators Handbook for Piping and Drumming, 2001.
Bastian AM, Mr John Jeffrey (AD2012)
For service to the community of South Australia through a range of economic and social development organisations, and to business.
Member, Wine Grape Council of SA, 2009-2010. Member, Executive Committee, Wine Grape Growers Australia. Chairman, Langhorne Creek Winery, 1999-2006. Member, South Australian Meat Industry Development Board, 1999-2002. Member, SA Economic Development Board, 2002-2008; Deputy Chairman, 2004-2008. Member, Executive Committee, SA Government’s Cabinet, 2006-2007. Chairman, SA Government Task Force on Regional Development, 1999-2000. Trustee, Charles Hawker Scholarship Trust Fund, since 2002. Chairman, Women's and Children's Hospital Foundation, 1998-2002. Board Member, Adelaide Festival Centre Trust, 1991-1995. Chairman, Scan Optics Pty Ltd, 1999-2008. Managing Director, SOLA Optical Australia Pty Ltd, 1987-1998. Chairman, Austraining International. Chairman, The Ahrens Group, 2004-2007. Board Member, SA Co-operative Bulk Handling Ltd, 1998-2004; Chairman Finance Committee. Board Member, Dairy Farmers Milk Co-operative, since 2005, Chairman, Finance and Audit Committee. Inaugural Chairman, TGR Biosciences, 2001-2005; Board Member, since 2001.
Bateman OAM, Miss Kathleen Frances (AD1979)
For service to youth welfare.
Bates OAM, Mrs Jayne Alison (QB2013)
For service to local government, and to the community of Kangaroo Island.
Mayor, Kangaroo Island Council, since 2006; current Chair, Finance Committee; current Member, Audit Committee; Councillor, since 2000. Current Member, Local Government Association of South Australia. Current Member, Southern & Hills Local Government, Association; Deputy Chair. Current Member, South Australia Regional Organisation of Councils Committee. Local Government Association Representative, South Australia Boating Facilities Advisory Committee, until 2012. Current Member, South Australian Native Vegetation Council. Current Board Member, Tourism Kangaroo Island. Volunteer, Penneshaw Brigade, South Australian Country Fire Service, for over 25 years. Current Member, Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island Emergency Management Committee (previously Bushfire Prevention Committee). Board Member, Kangaroo Island Natural Resources Management, since 2008; Member, Finance Review Committee, since 2008. Member, Kangaroo Island Country Education Fund Committee, since 2007; Founding Member, since 2007. Current Member, Kangaroo Island Development Assessment Panel. Current Chair, Kangaroo Island Ports Management Group.
Bath OAM, Mr John Lylie (QB1978)
For public service in the Australian Postal Commission.
Battersby OAM, Mr Graham Robert (AD2008)
For service to the community of Henley through a range of sporting, service and youth organisations.
Member, Henley and Grange Baseball Club, since 1947; Junior Coach, 1972-1979; fundraiser, 1974-1985; Life Member. Assistant Secretary, Henley Bowling Club, for the past 8 years; Member, since 1987. Member, Henley Surf Life Saving Club, 1949-1957. Instructor, Gymnastics Club, Western Youth Centre, 1968-1976; Treasurer, 1968-1976. Zone Representative, Henley Beach South, Neighbourhood Watch, since 1980s; Secretary, late 1980s-mid 1990s. Member, Adelaide Port Division, Royal Australian Navy Reserve, 1951-1988.
Battilana OAM, Ms Joylene Maria (QB1992)
For public service.
SA Regional Director Australian International Development Assistance Bureau since 1987. Between 1978 and 1987 in Department of of Employment Education and Training, closely involved in Aboriginal education and fostering development and employment of Aboriginal people. Instrumental in extensive consultation with communities regarding educational needs, and in development of cross-cultural awareness programmes and establishment of Essential Services and Environmental Health Programmes to provide and upgrade power, water and sewerage services. Facilitated hand-over of her work to Aboriginal leadership; still maintains involvement.
Bawden AM, Mr Kevin Wayne (QB1995)
For service to people with physical disabilities, particularly as President of the Wheelchair Sports Association of South Australia.
Mr Bawden has been President of the Wheelchair Sports Association of South Australia since 1986 and was instrumental in its establishment in the early 1960s. He has also served as President of the Quadriplegic and Paraplegic Association of SA Inc. and as Committee Member/Secretary/Treasurer of the SA Branch of Disabled People's International, and is currently a Committee Member of Disabled People's International. Chairman of the South Australian Council of the Australian Paralympic Federation. In 1981 Mr Bawden was involved in the formation of the Australian Competitions participation for juniors with disabilities aged from four years to 18 years.
Baxendale OAM, Mrs Ruth Mary (AD2000)
For service to the preservation of local and family history and heritage sites in the Willunga and McLaren Vale areas, and as Chairman of the Willunga Branch of the National Trust of South Australia.
Chairman of the Willunga Branch of the National Trust of South Australia for the past 20 years. Works almost full-time as a volunteer, supervising Trust properties in Willunga, conducting tours and liaising with restoration workers. Maintains extensive local and family history collection housed at the Court House and supervises public use of and access to this collection. Has spent much of her adult life researching and documenting the history of the Willunga and McLaren Vale district. Shares her extensive personal archives with people who seek her assistance. Has assisted the City of Onkaparinga and the former District Council of Willunga in the formal documentation of heritage sites. Serves as a Committee Member of the McLaren Vale Main Street and Business Association and the Heritage Advisory Panel for the City of Onkaparinga. Active in Rotary Ladies for 29 years and for 20 years a Meals on Wheels volunteer. Willunga District Council Citizen of the Year in 1995.
Bayly OAM, Miss Jocelyn Reta (QB1985)
For service to the sport of netball.
Over 17 years service to the sport of netball at State and National levels. Active in administration with South Australian Netball Association since 1969; President seven years. Council member, All-Australia Netball Association, 1970-82. Manageress of a number of Australian Teams and convener of Selection Committee, eight years. Convener, Umpires' Committee, four years. Foundation member, State Sports Advisory Council, six years.
Baynes OAM, Mr Roy Ambrose (AD1983)
For service to international relations.
Beadell OBE OAM, Mr Leonard (QB1988)
For public service and for service to literature.
Surveyor, Builder of Roads, The Gunbarrel Highway, in remote parts of Central Australia. Author of "Too Long in the Bush", "Blast the Bush" and other titles recording his experiences and explorations.
Beal AM RFD, Prof Robert William (QB1988)
For service to medicine, particularly in the field of blood transfusion service.
Director, Australian Red Cross Society (ARCS) Blood Transfusion Service (SA Division), since 1964. Member, National Blood Transfusion Committee and SA Divisional Committee since 1964. Member of Divisional Executive ARC, since 1973; Regions Committee, 1973-77; SA Divisional Council, 1982-86; Divisional Disaster Services Committee since 1976. Member, National Health and Medical Research Council since 1982. Councillor International Society of Blood Transfusion since 1981. Member, Australasian Society of Blood Transfusion; Councillor, 1970-76 and since 1978; President, 1978-80; Vice-President, 1972-74 and 1980-82, and Secretary/Treasurer 1974-76. Consultant in Transfusion Services to Royal Adelaide Hospital since 1964, Flinders Medical Centre since 1975 and Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science since 1980. Councillor, Royal College of Pathologists of Australia, 1983-87; member since 1975. Chairman, SA Health Commission Scientists' Assessment Committee since 1979.
Beal AM, Dr Susan Mitchell (QB1997)
For service to medicine, particularly in the fields of paediatrics and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome research.
Dr Beal has been involved in the care of disabled children for over 30 years. She has worked with children with developmental disability and developmental delay at the Spastic Centres of South Australia and the Crippled Children's Association. It is in the field of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) that she has made her greatest contribution. Her identification of the association of the sleeping position of infants and its relevance to SIDS has led to a marked reduction in the number of babies dying from this condition. She was appointed an investigator of SIDS at Adelaide Children's Hospital in 1970, which is now the Women's and Children's Hospital. She was instrumental in establishing the SIDS Society. Recently became a member of the Global Strategy Task Force: a group of international experts who are looking at the SIDS' issue globally.
Bean AM, Mr Geoffrey Bretherton (AD1993)
For service to education, particularly as Headmaster of Prince Alfred College and to post-compulsory and non-government education.
Energetic and effective supporter of quality education for young people in SA. Highly regarded Headmaster Prince Alfred College 1970-87. Significant contribution independent schools SA; Foundation Member Independent Schools Board 1974, President 1981-82. Elected member Standing Committee Schools Board 1974, President 1981-82. Elected member Standing Committee of Headmasters Conference 1973-81. Important contribution SA Inquiry into Post Compulsory Education and other initiatives concerned with quality education. In retirement instigated post secondary Year 12 Program for people wishing to upgrade subject scores; outstanding success. Instrumental with others in establishing innovative first cluster of schools Aberfoyle Park SA, operated by Uniting and Catholic Churches and State Education Department, sharing libraries, sports grounds.
Bean OAM, Mr John Bowering (AD1994)
For service to youth, particularly in the area of child protection.
Mr Bean has been a member of the South Australian Police Department - Criminal Investigation Branch for 20 years, involved in the investigation of child abuse. He has been a member of the Northern Child Protection Panel for many years. Member of the "Operation Keeper" task force established in early 1991.
Beaney AO, Mr Harold Leigh (AD1976)
For distinguished public service of a high degree.
Beaney OAM, Mrs Nancy Evelyn (AD1980)
For community service.
Beard AM RFD ED, Col Donald Douglas (AD1987)
For service to the Australian Army, particularly in the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps.
Joined the Interim Army as a Medical Officer in 1949. Has served in Korea as Medical Officer and Vietnam as Specialist Surgeon in 1968. Recent appointments are Director Army Health Services, 4th Military District and Honorary Surgeon to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Presently Consultant Surgeon to Army Office.
Beare OAM, Mr Kevin William (QB2001)
For service to netball, particularly through the South Australian United Church Netball Association.
Appointed State Umpire with the South Australian United Church Netball Association for Interstate competition in 1972. Life Member, since 1974. Held a range of positions within the Association, including Chairman, since 1978; Rules Adviser, since 1970; and Life Member, 1974. Umpiring in basketball, since 1949, and appointed as an A grade umpire in 1959. National Umpire with the Combined Australian Netball Association, and National "C" Badge with the All-Australian Netball Association. Life Member, Mid-Hills Netball Association and the South Australian St George’s Church Netball Club.
Bearup OAM, Miss Cecilie (QB1985)
For service in the field of occupational therapy education and to the community.
Over the past 20 years has made a major contribution to the establishment of the Occupational Therapy profession in South Australia and has represented that profession nationally and internationally. Member and appointee on numerous committees and organisations associated with the Occupational Therapy profession.
Beauchamp OAM, Mr Harry John (QB1982)
For service to the community.
Mr Beauchamp was a member of the Board of Management of the Murray Bridge Soldiers' Memorial Hospital from 1953-1981 and was Chairman for many years. He was a Councillor of both the Corporation of Murray Bridge and the District Council of Murray Bridge and served as Deputy Mayor for three years. In addition to his many civic and community activities, he was the Inaugural Chairman of the Murray Bridge Chamber of Commerce and is Patron of the Murray Bridge Rowing Club.
Beaumont OAM, Mr David Alfred (QB2013)
For service to the community, particularly through heritage organisations.
State President, National Trust of South Australia, 2010-2012; Chair, Cultural Heritage A for dvisory Committee; Council Member, since 2008; Life Member, since 1971; Portfolio responsibility Heritage Restoration Appeal. Board Member, Australian Council of National Trusts. Council Chairman, Stirling District Council, 1975-1980; Councillor, 1972-1980. Founding initiator for the establishment of the Stirling Library and the Mount Lofty Districts Historical Society. Assistant Lecturer and Tutor, Landscape Architecture and Conservation in the Built Environment, University of Adelaide. Current Member, DOCOMOMO Australia, international organisation for the documentation and preservation of the buildings, sites and neighbourhoods of the Modern Movement in architecture. Group Leader, 1st Mount Lofty Scout Group; initiated the building of a new Scout Hall, 1979; Leader Member, SA contingent to World Jamboree, 1987.
Becker AM, Mr Heinrich Thomas (AD2001)
For service to the community, particularly through the Epilepsy Association of South Australia, organisations for people with disabilities and youth sports clubs, and to the South Australian Parliament.
Mr Becker served as a Member for Hanson (1970-1993) and a Member for Peake (1993-1997) in South Australia. He has served the Epilepsy Association of South Australia as a Foundation Member (1976); President (1976-1986); Vice-President (1986 - still serving); Chairman, Training and Placement Service (1984-1986); member, National Executive Epilepsy Association of Australia (1985-1986); and Life Member since 1986. Recipient of the National Epilepsy Association of Australia’s "Epilepsy Excellence Award 1990". Mr Becker has contributed to the following organisations. Board Member, Phoenix Society (since 1997); and Board Member, Minda Inc (since 1998). Founding President, Holdfast Branch, Association of Independent Retirees; and Founding President, Glenelg Branch, National Trust of South Australia. Community Relations Chairman, Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games Football Taskforce and played a leading role at state level in South Australia. Steering Committee Member and Foundation Member, Marleston Institute of Vocational Education Council (now known as Douglas Mawson Institute of TAFE), circa 1978 until retirement in 1998. He is a member of Diabetes Australia (SA). Previously was a member of the Douglas Mawson Institute, Panorama; Thebarton Mainstreet Association; Thebarton Senior College Council; Underdale High School Council; West Beach Rotary Club; and Friends of the Dolphins. Former Vice-President, Glenelg Surf Life Saving Club; and former member, Holdfast Ring Bowls Club. Served as Senior Vice-President, Lockleys Bowling Club, and is currently the President. President since 1987 of the Adelaide Motorcycle Division of St John Ambulance Australia; and awarded the title, SBSt.J. (Serving Brother of St John). Mr Becker has served as Patron or Vice-Patron of the following clubs: Auto Cycle Union of South Australia; Glenelg Baseball Club; Glenelg Rebels Softball Club; Glenlea Tennis Club; Henley and Grange Amateur Swimming Club; Holdfast Bay Yacht Club; Motocross Riders Association of Australia; South Australian Badminton Association; St John Motor Cycle Club; Adelaide Pistol and Shooting Club; Fulham Cricket Club; and Surf Life Saving Association of Australia (SA State Centre). Recipient of West Torrens community service award in 1998. In the 1960s successfully negotiated for first equal pay classification for female bank officers as President of the Australian Bank Officials Association, SA & NT Division.
Beckwith OAM, Dr Arthur Ray (AD2008)
For service to the Australian wine industry through contributions towards enhancing the quality and efficiency of the winemaking process.
Believed to be the first person to: implement the role of acidity levels in wine by pH metering using precision instruments for the control of spoilage bacteria; use atomic absorption spectrocopy in winemaking in Australia, 1962; discover that the addition of specific yeasts greatly improved the efficiency of fermentation for fortified wines. Employed by Thomas Hardy & Sons, 1933-1934; and by Penfolds Wines, 1935-1973; roles included Branch Manager, Technical Supervisor and Chief Chemist; was involved in the creation of the Penfolds Grange Hermitage through providing technical and organisational support to the then Penfolds Chief Winemaker, Max Schubert AM. Council Member, Australian Wine Research Institute, 1973-1976; Deputy Council Member, 1955-1973. Life Member, American Society for Enology and Viticulture, since 2004; Member, since 1960. Life Member, Winemakers' Federation of Australia, 2003. Awards/recognition include: Maurice O'Shea Award, McWilliam's Wines, 2006. Doctor of the University honoris causa degree, University of Adelaide, 2004.
Beddoe AM, Ms Valerie Jane (QB2001)
For service to diving as a competitor, coach and administrator.
Ms Beddoe represented Australia in the sport of diving from 1978 to 1986, and was ranked the number one diver in the world in 1979. She has won Gold Medals at the 1982 Commonwealth Games, the 1979 World Cup, and the 1982 World Championships. She is also a Silver and Bronze Commonwealth Games Medallist. Appointed National High Performance Manager for Diving in 1998, and played a pivotal role in preparing the Australian Diving Team for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games (the Australian team won two bronze medals). Has served on various committees and taskforces in South Australia, and was particularly active in the preparation of pre-Olympic Games training programmes for overseas teams prior to the Sydney Olympics. Head Coach of Diving, South Australian (SA) Sports Institute, 1996-1998. During her tenure, established an elite diving programme and helped in the development of many of Australia's current international divers. Board Member, SA Sports Institute, 1994-1997. AIS Diving Coach, 1987-1990. Australian Diving Coach to 1990 Commonwealth Games as well to other international championships, including the 1998 World Championships.
Bednall AM, Mr Maurice William (QB1979)
For community service.
Beelitz OAM, Mrs Marion Frances (QB2006)
Service to the community of Geranium and district through sporting, rural, religious and educational organisations.
Treasurer, Geranium and District Women's Bowling Club, since 1974; Member, since 1961; Life Member. Volunteer, Lameroo Day Care Centre, for last 25 years. Member, Geranium Branch, South Australian Country Women's Association, 1994-2004. Vice-President, Parrakie Branch, South Australian Country Women's Association, 1975-1987 and 1990-1994; Secretary, 1955-1966 and 1971-1981; Treasurer, 1951-1954, 1968-1970, 1979-1981, 1985-1987 and 1990-1994; President, for 3 years during 1980s; Member, 1949-1994. Secretary, Geranium Uniting Church Guild, 1988-1999; Treasurer, 1986-1999. Committee Member, World Vision Committee, Lameroo Uniting Church, 1977-1997. Volunteer, Geranium Primary School, 1987-2006. Member, Geranium Floral Arts Society, 1961-1989. District Clerk, Lameroo District Council, 1942-1949; Assistant Clerk, 1935-1942.
Beer OAM, Mr Desmond Arthur (QB1980)
For community service.
Beer AM, Ms Maggie (AD2012)
For service to the tourism and hospitality industries as a cook, restauranteur and author, and to the promotion of Australian produce and cuisine.
Proprietor, Maggie Beer's Farm Shop, since 1999. Established and operated with her husband, Pheasant Farm Restaurant, Barossa Valley 1979-1993. Maggie Beer Products is an Australian producer of gourmet pates, ice creams, sauces, fruit pastes, jams, oils, vinegars, verjuice and preserved fruits, since 1996; based in the Barossa Valley with an export-accredited kitchen, its food range is established extensively within Australia as well as throughout the overseas market; 85 employees. Supporter and promoter of South Australian produce and tourism. Co-Host, The Cook and the Chef, ABC TV, 2005-2009. South Australian Ambassador, Stephanie Alexander's Kitchen Garden Foundation. Supporter, Vision Australia’s Dignity in Care scheme. Publications include: - Maggie's Kitchen, 2008. - Maggie’s Harvest, 2007. - Stephanie Alexander & Maggie Beer's Tuscan cookbook, 1998, 2003 and 2009. - Cooking with verjuice, 2001. - Maggie's Table, 2001. - Maggie's Orchard, 1997. - Maggie's Farm, 1993. Awards/recognition include: Centenary Medal, 2001. Senior Australian of the Year, 2010. Australian Publishers Association's Illustrated Book of the Year for Maggie's Harvest, 2008. Remy Martin Cognac/Australian Gourmet Traveller Restaurant of the Year award, 1991.
Begakis AO, Mr Nicholas (AD2013)
For distinguished service to business and commerce in South Australia through leadership in the food industry and the development of international trade, and to the community.
Chairman, Bellis Fruit Bars and Fru Foods International, since 1990. Chairman, Council for International Trade and Commerce SA, 1995-2011. Executive Member, Premier's Food Council, 2006-2010. Chairman, Atmospheric Radar Systems Pty Ltd, 2001-2004. Chairman, Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics, 2002-2011. Director, Business SA, since 1997. Director, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 2003-2011. Chairman, Australian Chamber Alliance, 2011-2012; Director since 2007. Director, SA Business Vision 2010, 1998- 2004; Business Ambassador 1998-2010. Chairman, Women's and Children's Hospital Foundation, since 2001. Chairman, Statewide Superannuation Trust, 2009-2012; Director since 2007. Council Member, Flinders University of South Australia, 1999-2010; Chairman, School of Engineering External Advisory Committee, since 2008. Member, South Australian Multicultural Forum, 2000-2006. Awarded AM in 2000 For service to business and export development in South Australia as a member of a range of government and industry advisory boards, and to the community. Through numerous government and industry organisations, Mr Begakis has assisted South Australian businesses at the "start up" and at the small to medium enterprise level. He has not only encouraged entrepreneurial activity but has provided assistance to businesses in gaining access to export markets for South Australian goods and services. The organisations, Mr Begakis has contributed to are as follows. South Australian Employers’ Chamber of Commerce and Industry: member of Congress, 1992-1995; and member, Small Business Committee, 1994-1995. Member, Business Council since 1995; Board Member since 1997; initiated the International Business Council and inaugural Chairman, 1998. Representative to the Rail Reform Transition Review Sub-Committee since 1997. South Australian Enterprise Workshop: Board Member since 1989; Chairman, 1991-1992 and 1996-1997; and current Vice Chairman. Council for International Trade and Commerce SA: Chairman since 1996. Industry Development Board - Horticulture: Board Member since inception (1997). South Australian Business Vision 2010: Board Member since 1998. Food and Beverage Industry Council: Councillor, Food and Beverage Industry Training Council (SA), 1993-1994. AusIndustry Network: established DRYNET and was Chairman for 6 months (1996). Premier’s Food and Fabric Awards: member, Management Committee in 1998. Mr Begakis has been a Director of the Enterprise Development Institute of Australia (formerly National Enterprise Workshops) since 1991; and Deputy National Chairman, 1997. Australian Institute of Company Directors: member since 1986; Fellow since 1990; Councillor (SA and NT Division) since 1993; Chairman, Small Medium Enterprise Sub-Committee since 1994. Confectionery Manufacturers’ of Australasia: a National Director since 1995. Mr Begakis’ contribution to the community includes serving as the representative on the Australia Day Council (SA) since 1993 and as Deputy Chairman since 1994. Environment Protection Authority: member since 1996. South Australia Jubilee 150: former Committee Member (3 years) of the Disabilities Information and Resource Centre Project. Backgammon Association of SA: Chairman (inaugural) since 1976. Mr Begakis was appointed a member of the Council of Flinders University of South Australia for a four year term, commencing January 1999.
Begg AO, Dr Percy Raymond (QB1981)
For service to dentistry, particularly in the field of orthodontics.
Bell OAM, Mrs Irene Jessie May (QB1990)
For service to women's affairs.
Secretary/Treasurer, South Australian International Women's Day Committee since 1960. Treasurer, South Australian Branch, Union of Australian Women 1951-65, President 1965-70. Active worker for Meals on Wheels 1961-75.
Bell OAM, Mr Daryl Wayne (AD2006)
For service to primary industry, particularly as an advocate for rangeland management and conservation initiatives.
Pastoralist, Dulkaninna Station (cattle station on the Birdsville Track). Chair, Pastoral Taskforce, SA Farmers Federation, for 6 years; President, Marree Branch, for 5 years, Vice-President, for 8 years; Member, since 1980s. Former Chairman, Marree Soil Conservation Board, for 6 years; Member, for 14 years. Former Member, Regional Consultative Committee for National Radioactive Waste Site Selection Study, Commonwealth Department of Education Science and Training. Current SA Pastoral Representative, SA National Livestock Identification Scheme Implementation Working Group, South Australian Department of Water, Land and Biodiversity Conservation. Supporter and contributor, Lake Eyre Basin Group, for the past 10-15 years. Former President and Vice-President, Marree Race Club.
Bell OAM, W/Officer Brenton Alan (AD2014)
For meritorious service to the Royal Australian Air Force in leadership and safety.
Warrant Officer Bell has provided most meritorious service to the Royal Australian Air Force for over a decade. He is an exceptional Flight Engineer who has continuously demonstrated inspirational leadership, superior technical mastery and outstanding dedication to the Air Force and its people. His exceptional contributions to morale and aviation safety have provided an enduring positive legacy on the maintenance culture and operational capability of Number 92 Wing.
Bellchambers OAM, Mr Rayner Francisco Ferrer (AD1992)
For service to conservation and the environment.
Manager, Humbug Scrub Wildlife Sanctuary since 1929, continuing work begun by his father. Sanctuary is open to the public to view wildlife and as a recreation area. Devoted more than 60 years in preservation of Australian flora and fauna. Many endangered species protected in ideal natural habitat. Widely known for work.
Belmont OAM, Mrs Ann Louise (AD2007)
For service to education through the Gifted and Talented Children's Association of South Australia, and to the community.
Committee Member, Gifted and Talented Children's Association of South Australia, 1980-2006; served as President, Vice-President and Secretary during that time; Life Member, 2006. Secretary, Friends of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, since 2000; Member, since 1991. Senior Representative, Women in Power membership group, Port Adelaide Football Club, since 1996.
Beltrame AM, Mr Gino Ernesto (AD2004)
For service in the field of defence science and technology, particularly through the development of a countermeasure decoy system for use against anti-ship missiles.
Senior Principal Research Scientist, Electronic Warfare Radar Division, Defence Science and Technology Organisation,1989-1998. Led work in support of the full scale engineering development of the NULKA decoy and of the training simulator for use by the Royal Australian Navy. The NULKA decoy system was accepted into Naval Service, both in Australia and the United States in 1997. In 1983 Mr Beltrame was involved in study of active decoy systems to protect Navy ships against anti-ship missiles. These studies progressed the development of an experimental hovering rocket decoy system and culminated in sea trials in 1985 which proved the active decoy concept in an operational environment. This research work led to Project NULKA, a joint Australia/US project aimed at developing a decoy system for the Navies of both countries. Leader, Systems Studies Group in the Electronic Warfare Division, Electronics Research Laboratory, Department of Defence,1974. Community service includes: Chairman, Aged Care Management Board of Society of St Hilarion, 1999-2003; Honorary Treasurer, St Francis of Assisi Parish, Newton, since 1980; Honorary Treasurer, St Francis of Assisi New Church Building Committee, 1981-1986.
Beneke OAM, Miss Tessa Emilia (AD1988)
For service to the community, particularly through the Youth Hostel Association.
Executive member and office bearer, Youth Hostels Association, SA Inc. 1948-87. Relief Warden, City Hostel facilities 1965-75. Youth Hostels Association walk leader designing excursions for adults and children.
Bennett OAM, Mr John Hugh (AD1978)
For services to Aboriginal Welfare.
Bennett AM, Mr Ronald George (AD1976)
For services to the community.
Bennett OAM, Com Anthony John Todd (QB1995)
For service to the community.
Commander Bennett has served the community through his support of local charities including service as Regional Director (East Adelaide) of the Salvation Army's annual "Door Knock" Appeal and member of the South Australian Fund-raising Committee for the HM Bark Endeavour.
Bennett OAM, Mr Eric Keith (QB2012)
For service to the community of Hackam West.
Active volunteer, Hackham West Community Centre, since 1989. Chairperson, Management Committee, 1994-1997, 1999-2001 and 2004-2006. Chairperson, Board of Management, 2007-2008; Vice-Chairperson, 2009-2011. Member, General Service Board, 12 Step Recovery Program, 2003-2007; active supporter, 12 Step Recovery Program, since 1988. Awards/recognition include: Centenary Medal, 2001.
Bennie OAM, Mr James Sylvester (QB1983)
For service to the community.
Benson OAM, Cmdr Colin (AD1985)
For public service with the South Australian Police Force.
Benson OAM, Mr Peter Michael (AD1983)
For service to the media and to the community.
Benson AM, Dr Jillian (AD2012)
For service to medicine through contributions in the field of mental health, particularly for refugees and people seeking asylum, and to the Indigenous community in South Australia.
Executive Member, Mental Health Working Party, World Organisation of GPs (WONCA); Australian representative, WONCA Special Interest Group in Psychiatry and Neurology, 2003-2007. WHO consultant, Pacific Islands Mental Health Network, Vanuatu. Senior Medical Officer, Migrant Health Service SA. Executive Member, Education Committee Member, SA Refugee Health Network, since 2003. Board Member, Survivors of Torture and Trauma Assistance and Rehabilitation Service, 2006-2010. Medical Director, Kakarrara Wilurrara Health Alliance; Yalata Oak Valley and Tjuntjuntjara remote Aboriginal communities. Medical Director, Tullawon Health, Yalata Community, since 2007. Medical Officer, Nunkuwarrin Yunti Health Service, 2002-2007. General Practitioner, for over 30 years. Chairperson, Doctors Health Advisory Services, 2005-2006, Secretary, 2000-2005. Director of Health in Human Diversity Unit, Discipline of General Practice, University of Adelaide; Medical Director, Parklands Medical Practice at the University, 2002-2004. Adjunct Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, Flinders University. Board Member, SA Post Graduate Medicine Education Association, 2006-2008. Medical Examiner, Australian Medical Council.
Bentley AM, Air Com. Graham Mitchell (QB2004)
For exceptional performance in the conduct of warlike operations as the Commander Joint Task Force 633 and the Australian National Headquarters -- Middle East Area of Operations during Operations FALCONER and CATALYST.
Air Commodore Bentley’s performance in warlike operations as the Commander of Joint Task Force 633 was exceptional. His calm manner, strong work ethic and clear focus on the safety and morale of his officers, sailors, soldiers, airmen and women won their respect, loyalty and support. He demonstrated selfless dedication, inspirational leadership and astute command skills, and has set the conditions for a successful continuing contribution by Australia to the Middle East Area of Operations. Air Commodore Bentley’s performance is in the finest traditions of the Royal Australian Air Force and the Australian Defence Force.
Benz OAM, Mr Paul M W (AD2005)
For service to sport as a Gold Medallist at the Athens 2004 Paralympic Games.
Mr Benz won a Gold Medal at the Athens 2004 Paralympic Games in athletics in the 4 x 100 metres Track Relay event. He represented Australia in an exemplary manner and brought great credit to himself, the Australian team and the nation.
Benzie AM, Mrs Gweneth Victoria (AD1978)
For services to the sport of Women's Netball as a player, umpire and administrator.
Berger AM, Mr John Anthony (QB2005)
For service to the community and to the environment through natural resource management and the promotion of sustainable agriculture practices.
Dryland Farmer in Murray Mallee Region, South Australia, since 1959. Chair, National Action Plan for Salinity and Water Quality and National Heritage Trust Extension State Assessment Panel, since 2002. Chair, National Heritage Trust State Assessment Panel, 1998-2002; Member of Regional Assessment Panel 1998-2002. Member, Community Advisory Committee to the Ministerial Council of the Murray Darling Basin, 1998-2004. Chairman, Soil Boards Community Action for the Rural Environment (CARE) - Dryland Program, 1996-2003; Member of Dryland Program Committee, 1991-2003; Member of SA CARE Murray Darling Basin Committee, 1993-2003; Member, Murray Darling Basin (SA) Integrated Natural Resources Management Group, 2000-2005. Chair, Murray Mallee Strategic Task Force Executive Committee, 2003-2005; Chairman, Agriculture and Resource Management Sub-Committee, 1997-2003. Member, Murray Mallee and District Soil Conservation Board, 1989-2002; Chairman, 1993-1999; initiated Murray Mallee Local Action Planning Steering Committee. Chairman, Mallee Water Resources Planning Committee, 1997-2001. Member, Wanbi Land Management Group, 1990-1998; Group Leader, Wanbi Topcrop Monitoring Program, 1995-1998. Member, Murraylands Agricultural Council, 1993-1994. Councillor, District Council Karoonda East Murray, 1981-1997; Deputy Mayor, 1995-1997. Member, Halidon Country Fire Service, 1975-2005; Second Lieutenant and Fire Control Officer, 1981-2003; Brigade President, 1979-1985. Has also been involved with a range of school and sporting associations.
Bergmann AM, Mr Jeffrey Charles (AD1982)
For service to local government and to the community.
Berlemon AM, Mrs Margaret Elizabeth (Margie) (QB2012)
For service to youth through executive roles in the Guiding movement at state and national levels, and to the community through young women's organisations.
National Board Director, Girl Guides Australia 2005-2008; Chief Commissioner’s Delegate to the Australian Women's Coalition. State Commissioner, Girl Guides South Australia, 2005-2008; Assistant State Commissioner, 2001-2004; State Council Member, 2001-2008; Youth Leader, 1975-2005; Programs Coordinator, 1997-2004; Committee Member, 1990-1995; Life Member, 2009. Development Officer, South Australian Future Leaders Program, since 2000. Founding Member and Coordinator, ‘Blue and Gold Society’, since 2007. Executive Board Member, 2001-2008; District Leader, 2004; Assistant District Leader, 2005; Region Campaign Adviser, 1988-2001; Training Partner, since 2002. Chair, Advisers Committee, Property Committee and Finance Committee, 2005-2008. Delegate from Girl Guides SA, National Council of Women of South Australia, since 2009; Adviser, Women and Employment, 2010; Adviser for Youth, 2009-2011. Executive Secretary, Australian Women's Coalition, 2008-2011; Committee Member. Founding Member, Golden Grove VIEW Club and The Smith Family. Co-ordinator, Sudanese Women Support Program, Adelaide Soroptimists Club, 2008.
Berrington OAM, Mrs Marion (AD2006)
For service to the community through fundraising and support for CanTeen.
Volunteer Fundraiser, SA/NT Division, CanTeen, since 1998; Committee Member. Coordinator, Family Fun Day fundraiser, Seacliff Youth Centre: Seacliff Community Recreation Association. Organised a winter blanket appeal at the local 'Trash and Treasure' market each winter to collect unwanted blankets and winter clothing from the stallholders and the public and also conducted a raffle; the resultant proceeds were donated to the Society of St Vincent de Paul in South Australia. Associated with fundraising activities of Paringa Park Primary School. Awards include: Centenary Medal, 2001.
Berris OAM, Mr Kenneth Victor (QB2002)
For service to the community through music as a performer, conductor and orchestra leader.
Musical Theatre: Directed, led and conducted 75 musicals with leading companies in Adelaide, 1965-1999. Orchestras and bands: Formed the Australian Retired Persons Association Light Orchestra; Conductor, since 1990. Founding member and leader, Unley Symphony Orchestra. Leader, Marlborough Strings. Long-standing and key member, Burnside Symphony Orchestra and Marlborough Strings. Long-standing and key member, Hahndorf Town Band; Deputy Bandmaster. Orchestral convenor for annual massed choir Messiah performances. Has formed and directed children’s orchestras, including the Prospect Junior Orchestra, and brass bands. Church music: Choir master, Holy Trinity Church, Northern Territory and South Australia; musical special events arranger covering regular broadcasts. Directed and conducted, or played leading roles in, several Salvation Army bands and choirs. Performer: Over 60 years as guest soloist on violin and lower brass, for numerous concert groups and choirs, in venues ranging from concert halls to country towns, jails and retirement homes.
Berry OAM, Mr John Herbert (AD2003)
For service to the community, particularly through St John Ambulance Australia, South Australia.
St John Ambulance Australia (SA): Member of uniformed branch, 1940-1986; member of non-uniformed branch, 1995-2002; District Officer (Cadets), for approximately 16 years. Ascot Park Neighbourhood Watch Group: Area Coordinator, for over 16 years; Divisional Representative at State Council meetings and Divisional Coordinator, for over 10 years. Edwardstown Catholic Parish: Active member of Parish, for over 50 years; served on a number of committees. Awards include: Marion City Council Citizen of the Year, 1993. Knight of the Order of St John, St John Ambulance Australia, 1992.
Berzzarins OAM, Mr Gunars Eizens (AD2012)
For service to the Latvian community, and to sport as an administrator and journalist.
President, Australian Latvian Sports Association, since 1961; Founding Member, since 1951. Founding Member, Adelaide Latvian Sports Club, 1950. Life Member, Latvian Federation of Australia and New Zealand. Life Member, Latvian Relief Society of Australia (including Adelaide). Journalist, Australian Latvian newspaper, since 1950. Sports Journalist, Adelaide Advertiser, 1950-1964; including chess and, later, basketball. International Olympic Committee Accredited Journalist, Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games and the Seoul 1988 Olympic Games, 1956. Reported on 7 Olympic Games, 7 World Basketball Championships and 5 European Basketball Championships. His publications (in the Latvian language) include: - Melburna, 1956; the Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games. - Svešas zemes esot jauki; (stories of his travels). - Rigas piezimes 1990-2003; (impressions when visiting Latvia after it regained independence). - Draugos ar sportu peicos kontinentos; Friends With Sport in Five Continents. Established, Adelaide Inter-school Chess Competition, in the 1950s.
Best AM, Mrs Effie Wyllie (AD1989)
For service to education and to the community.
Currently Lecturer in Biology at the University of the Third Age. Founder member in 1931 of the Truby King Mothercraft League. Founding President of the Southern Districts Environment Group 1970-76, member of the Aged Health and Accommodation Committee of the SA Council of Social Services since 1987. First graduate in Zoology from Adelaide University in 1926.
Best AO, Dr Rupert Jethro (AD1980)
For service to agricultural science.
Bett AM, Mr Frank Lincoln (AD1990)
For public service.
Director of Safeguards, Department of Primary Industries and Energy, 1987-89; formerly Director of Australian Safeguards Office since 1974 with Australian Atomic Energy Commission and Department of Resources and Energy. Associated with implementation of Australia's ratification of Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Chairman, Standing Advisory Group on Safeguards Implementation 1986; member since 1979. Principal Research Scientist, Australian Atomic Energy Commission 1956-73; Atomic Energy Attache, Australian Embassy, Washington 1963-67.
Bettess OAM, Mr James Harold (AD1996)
For service to local government and the community.
Chairman, District Council of Bute 1985-87, Councillor 1966-73 and 1982-93. Past President and Life Member, Bute Bowling Club. Former President Bute Football Club; current President, Yorke Valley Football League; Past President Wallaroo Beach Homes' Association, Bute Golf Club, Mid North Movie Club, Bute Agricultural Bureau and Kadina Rotary Club Committee, and Bute Centenary Celebrations Committee. Active in Rotary and Lions Clubs.
Beyer OAM, Mr Brian David (AD2008)
For service to the community of Laura and surrounding areas through a range of health, civic, youth and emergency organisations.
Chairman, Laura and Districts Hospital, 1972-1988; Board Member, 1966-1988; volunteer bus driver, 1992-2007. Secretary, Laura Community Development and Tourism Association, for 2 years; Member, for 5 years. Fire Control Officer, Laura Country Fire Service, for 10 years; Member, 1971-2003. President, Laura and Districts Probus Club, for 2 years; Member, for 13 years. Telephone Counsellor, Lifeline, for 4 years. Has held various executive positions at the Laura Uniting Church. Council Member, Laura Primary School. Council Member, Gladstone High School. Chair, Gladstone Scout Group, for one year; Committee Member, for 5 years. Voluntarily operates PA systems for community events; built and installed systems in churches at Bute, Gladstone, Laura, Orroroo and Jamestown. Member, Mineralogical Society of South Australia, for 27 years. Contributed to the documentation of mineralogy of Spring Creek, near Wilmington SA; directly led to the discovery of a new mineral - Springcreekite, 1986. Chairman, South Australian Hospitals Association (Northern Region), 1986-1987. Member, Booleroo Steam and Traction Society, 1968-mid 1980s. Awards/recognition include: Citizen of the Year, Northern Areas Council, 2006. Telecom Medal for Community Service, 1990.
Bianco AM, Mr Nick (AD2007)
For service to the building and construction industry in South Australia, and to the community through philanthropic support for sporting and charitable organisations.
Founder and current Managing Director, Bianco Building Supplies; founded in 1970, the company now has branches in all states of Australia, employs 370 people and has an annual turnover of approximately $125 million. Owner of the Adelaide United Football Club, since ca2005. Supporter, Port Adelaide Football Club, since 2003; and Coober Pedy Saints Football Club. Has supported a number of organisations with financial and in-kind donations including The Pickard Foundation (philanthropic arm of the Pickard Group); Housing Industry Association (eg through the Group Apprentice Scheme); various Colleges of Technical and Further Education; and community sporting teams including NAB Soccer Club and Campbelltown Soccer Club. Patron, Gillies Plains TAFE College. Sponsored up to 250 children with Child Fund Australia, and visited some communities in Africa. Awards/recognition include: Centenary Medal, 2001. Supplier of the Year, Housing Industry Association, 1993-2005. Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International.
Bidmeade AM, Mr Ian Ross (QB2008)
For service to public health and to people with disabilities through contributions to administrative and legislative reforms, and to the community through a range of social welfare organisations.
Current Board Member, Community Support Inc. Board Member, Disability Information and Resource Centre Inc, since 2005. Current Presenter, workshops and seminars on the needs and rights of people with disabilities, aged rights issues and mental health and the law. Current Project Consultant, Trauma and Accident Recovery Board, South Australia. Solicitor and Consultant, Intellectual Disability Services Council (SA), 1985-1997; developed a handbook called Justice for All: The Legal Rights of People with Intellectual Disabilities in South Australia (revised twice). Chairman/Member, Drug Assessment and Aid Panel (SA), 1985-1997. Chairman, Occupational Therapy Board of South Australia, 1985-1997. Member, Tea Tree Gully Community Health Board, 1992-1995. Inaugural Board Member, Northern Metropolitan Community Health Service, 1996-1997. Member, Social Security Appeal Tribunal, 1994-1997. Board Member, Julia Farr Centre (nursing home), 1983-1993. Member, Ethics Committee, Royal District Nursing Society, 1988-1996. Inaugural Chairman, Guardianship Board of South Australia, 1979-1982. Senor Lecturer, Administrative Law, Health Law and Disability, Flinders University, 1995-1997. Tennis Director, Tennis Australia, 1997-1999. Vice-President, Tennis SA; Board Member; Chairman, SA Pennant Committee; elite tennis player representing South Australia and Australia on overseas tennis circuit, 1970s. Awards include: Service to Tennis Award, 1997.
Biggins OAM, Mrs Barbara Edith (QB1986)
For service to the arts, particularly through the South Australia Council for Children's Films and Television.
Convener and Vice-President, Television Sub-Committee, South Australia Council for Children's Films and Television since 1973, President since 1986. Television spokesperson for the Council since 1976. Convener, Mass Media Advisory Centre National Council of Women. South Australian Council for Children's Films and Television representative to the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal licence renewal hearings 1978, 1981, 1984. Member, Children's Programme Committee, Australian Broadcasting Tribunal since 1982.
Biggs OAM, Mrs Dianne Frances (AD2002)
For service to the families of members serving in the Australian Defence Force.
National Consultative Group of Service Families: Area Representative, 1987-1992; National Delegate, 1992-1994; National Convenor and Director on Defence Housing Authority Board, 1994-1999. The organisation is a lobby group endorsed by the Government and Department of Defence. It receives funding in the form of a grant through the Department of Defence. The National Convenor's role is to provide advice to the Minister and senior officers of the Department of Defence on issues affecting Service families.
Bigham OAM, Mrs Elizabeth Anne (AD1987)
For service to gymnastics and to youth.
Gymnastic coach and judge of international standing and one of only four people in the world to hold Scientific Technical Collaborator Accreditation. Currently National Selector since 1970. Judge at National Championships since 1965, State (SA) Coach since 1966, Executive of SA Gymnastic Association since 1961, International Judge since 1976, Editor "Australian Gymnastics Judges Newsletter" and "South Australian Gymnastic News."
Bills OAM, Mr Maynard Harding (QB1983)
For service to the deaf.
Mr Bills has given many years of tireless service in an honorary capacity in aid of the deaf. He has been a member of the General Board and Committee of Management of the Royal SA Deaf Society since 1958 serving as Honorary Treasurer for 23 years. He was a Foundation Delegate to the Australian Federation of Deaf Socities and served as Chairman and President in 1972, 1973, respectively.
Bills OAM, Ms Beverley May (Bev) (QB2013)
For service to the visual and textile arts.
President, Royal South Australian Society of Arts 2002-2007; Vice-President, 2001-2002 and 2008-2010; Director, since 2010; Council Member, since 2000; Life Member. President, Handspinners and Weavers Guild of South Australia, 2008-20010, 2000-2002 and 1992-1994; Vice-President, 1990-1991, 1999 and 2002; Secretary, since 2010; Membership Secretary, 1994-1999; Workshop Convenor, 1984-1986; Life Member, 2002. Involved in the establishment and development of certificate courses in textile art and weaving run through the Guild. Treasurer, West Torrens Historical Society. President, Woodville Community Arts Centre, 1999-2003. Treasurer, Henley Scribblers, 1994-2002. Member, Port Community Arts Centre, for several years. Involved in numerous tapestry projects including the Barbara Hanrahan Tapestry Project, the Guild Tapestry (forming a permanent display). Artist and Stakeholder, Textile Arts Collective 'Tarts', 2003-2013. Arts Patron, Henley and Grange Art Society.
Bingham AM MM, Rev Dr Geoffrey Cyril (AD2005)
For service to the community through Christian ministry, encouraging cross-cultural theological education and as an author.
Author of over 200 books including lay and technical theological works, fiction and poetry; was also involved in founding a publishing company. Head, New Creation Ministries, 1973-2001; involved in founding the ministry, 1973; remains active in inter-denominational teaching/speaking engagements through the ministry. Principal, Bible College of South Australia, 1967-1973. Contributions as a visionary and teacher at the time of the formation of the Aboriginal Evangelical Fellowship of Australia, 1970. Principal, Pakistan Bible Institute. Minister, Anglican Church of Australia. Awards include: Book of the Year, Australian Christian Literature Society, 1992 and 1993.
Binks OAM, Mr David Nisbet (QB2013)
For service to sailing.
Founder and Director, Binks Yachts (renamed Binks Marine), since 1959; prominent in the area of building and designing racing and cruising yachts for over 50 years. Pioneered the use of fibreglass in the construction of many of the classes of yachts raced in Australia in the 1960s, including 505s, Fireballs, Flying Dutchmen and OK Dinghies. Life Member, Boating Industry Association of SA, 1988. President, Rotary Club of Glenelg, 1995-1996 and 2008-2010; held various District Rotary positions, since 1995, including Chairman, Youth Exchange Program; drafted the Youth Exchange protection and operation manual now used internationally within the Rotary movement. Awards/recognition include: Boatman of the Year, Boating Industry Association of SA, 1988. Winner, Australian Design Awards, 1973, 1977 and 1988. Winston Churchill Fellowship, 1966; for innovative construction methods which resulted in 4 of the first 5 Australian yachts to win world championships being built by Binks Yachts.
Binnion AM, Dr Denis George (QB2012)
For service to adult and community education as a leader in curriculum development, particularly in the areas of integration and access as well as through executive roles in professional organisations.
Executive Officer, Workers Educational Association, South Australia, 1989-2008; established WEA Travel, in the 1980s; Life Member. Member, International Federation of Workers' Education Association, 1991-2000. Held executive positions with the Australian Association of Education, the Australian Association of Adult and Community, and Adult Learning Australia. Member, Adult Community Education Council of SA, in the 1990s. Awards/recognition include: National ‘Education Provider of the Year’ award, Adult Learning Australia, 2002.
Birch AM, Mr James (AD2007)
For service to the community through leadership and management roles in the health and justice systems, and in the areas of public housing and child protection services.
Chief Executive, Department of Health (formerly Department of Human Services) South Australia, 2002-2006. Deputy Chief Executive, Attorney-General's Department and Department of Justice, 1999-2002. Chief Executive Officer, Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide, 1993-1999; Deputy Chief Executive Officer, 1990-1993. Chief Executive Officer, Whyalla Hospital and Health Services, 1987-1990. Deputy Director Administration, Adelaide Children's Hospital, 1983-1987. Administrator, Parks Community Health Centre, 1980-1983. Manager, Eastern Domiciliary Health Service, 1978-1980. Chairman, Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council, 2005-2006. Chairman, Transition Committee relating to the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, since 2005; the Commission became operative in 2006. Director, National E-Health Transition Authority, since 2005. Chairman, South Australian Health Commission, since 2002. Chair, Pandemic Influenza Planning Group (SA), recently appointed. Chairman, Steering Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, 2003-2005. Chairman, National Advisory Group on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Information and Data, 2003-2005. Member ex officio, Child Health Research Institute, Adelaide, 1993-1999; as Chief Executive Officer, Women's and Children's Hospital and, later, as an elected Member and Chairman. President, Women's Hospitals Australia, 1996-1997. Committee Member, Australian Hospitals Association, 1994-1997. Councillor, Hospitals and Health Services Association of South Australia, 1994-1997. Council Member, Australian Council on Healthcare Standards, 1995-1996. Member, Editorial Board, Australian and New Zealand Health Policy Journal, since 2005. Emeritus Member, International Children's Hospitals' Executive Council, since 1994. Member, Australian College of Health Service Executives, since 1983; served as South Australian President, for 2 years; and served with the National Executive; Honorary Fellow, 2001. Chairman, Child Health Research Institute, Adelaide, 2000-2002; Elected Member. Director, Australian Healthcare Association, 1992-1993 and 1997-1998; President, South Australian Branch, 1995-1996. Australian Delegate, International Planned Parenthood Federation, 1995-1997. Vice-President, Family Planning Australia, 1992-1997; served as Australian Delegate to the International Planned Parenthood Federation, 1995-1997; SA President, 1992-1997. Board Member, Adelaide Central Division of General Practice, since 2006. Board Member, South Australian Branch, Australian Red Cross, since 2005. Board Member, Bio Innovation SA, since 2003. Council Member, University of South Australia, since 2003. Board Member, St David’s Parish Primary School, 1993-1997.
Birkill OAM, Mr Robert John (AD2004)
For service to the community, particularly as an administrator in the residential aged care sector.
Masonic Homes: Chief Executive Officer, since 1988, Administrator, 1981-1988. Instrumental in development of Tiwi Gardens Retirement Village (Darwin), 1995-1996. Aged and Community Services (SA and NT): Chairman, 1992-1995; Board Member, 1996-1998. Aged Care Australia (ACA): Secretary, 1990-1994; Board Member, 1989-1995; National Conference Committee, 1998, 1994-1995. Board member, Aboriginal Elders Village (South Australia), 1996-1998. Member, Retirement Villages Advisory Committee, South Australian Office of Consumer Affairs, 1997-1998. Aged Care Industry Advisory Committee, TAFE South Australia, 1997-1998. Board Member (Financial Manager), Community Services and Health Training Australia, 1994-2002. Careskills Community Services and Health Training and Recruitment Company: Director 1994-1998; Chairman. National Industry Training Assessment Board: Deputy Chairman, 1996-1998 (as Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry representative); ACA representative, 1993. Trustee, Vision 2010, since 1996. Facilitated cooperation with Japanese aged care organisations to provide education and training for aged care providers. Member, Japanese Diversionary Therapy Association.
Bishop AO, Mr John Neil (AD1988)
For service to the accountancy profession.
Managing Partner for South Australia of Peat Marwick Mitchell and Co. since 1980, member of National Board since 1978. National President, Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, 1978-79; National Council Member, 1973-80; State Council Member, 1971-80; Research Society Member, 1965-71; Vice-President, Australian Institute of Management (SA Division), 1985-87; Member of State Council and Treasurer since 1981. Australian Representative, International Accounting Standards Committee, 1981-83. Chairman of the 1985 Australian Accountants Centenary Congress. Australian Representative, International Federation of Accountants, 1985-87. Board member, Accounting Standards Review Board, 1984-86.
Bishop OAM, Mr Douglas Alan (QB1987)
For service to primary industry, particularly to the Australian Apple and Pear Corporation.
Currently Deputy Chairman, Australian Apple and Pear Corporation since 1983, Grower Representative since 1982; Chairman of Directors, SA Crate Pty. Ltd. since 1977; Executive Member, Apple and Pear Growers' Association of SA Inc. since 1965 (President 1977-82). Trustee, Sir Thomas Playford Memorial Trust since 1983. President, Australian Apple and Pear Growers' Association 1974-76, Executive Member 1976-82, SA Grower Member 1967-74. President, SA Fruitgrowers and Market Gardeners' Association 1970-72. Has held executive positions in the Country Fire Service 1952-82, Uraidla RSL 1956-71.
Bishop AO, Mr Reginald (AD1984)
For service to politics and government.
Mr Bishop, a South Australian Senator for 20 years until 1981, and a former Minister in the Whitlam Government, was elected Secretary of the United Trades and Labour Council of SA in 1956 and was a member of the ACTU executive from 1952-62. He entered Parliament in December, 1961, and is a former Vice-Chairman of the Federal Parliamentary Foreign Affairs and Defence Committee. He was a member of the executive committee, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh's Study Conference and as a member of the South Australian selection committee for several years.
Bishop OAM, Mrs Lenora Alice (AD1992)
For service to local government and to the community.
Mayor, Mt. Gambier 1964-67, 1971-73, Council member 1959-67, 1971-73. First woman executive SA Local Government Association 1965-67. Foundation Chairman Extended Care 1974-90. Member Mt. Gambier Hospital Advisory Committee 1979-80. Patron Mt. Gambier Paraplegic Association since 1963. Foundation member Mt. Gambier Business and Professional Women's Club, Penguin Club of Australia, Women's Probus Club. Chairperson District Aid Society and Rural District Nursing Service.
Bishop AM, Col Ross Blake (AD1992)
For service to the Australian Defence Force as Director of Joint Operations, Headquarters Australian Defence Force.
Colonel Bishop graduated from the Royal Military College Duntroon in December, 1964, and was allotted to the Royal Australian Infantry Corps. He has since served extensively in Australia and had overseas service in the United States of America, Singapore and Vietnam. In January, 1989, he was appointed Director of Joint Operations within Headquarters, Australian Defence Force.
Bishop OAM, Miss Amie Idella Hope (QB1977)
For community service.
Bishop OAM, Mr John David (QB1994)
For service to music education, particularly through the South Australian Music Camp Association.
Mr Bishop has been Chairman of the South Australian Music Camp Association Inc. since 1973. He is currently Chairman of the South Australian Youth Orchestra, which he founded in 1978. He is a current Board Member of Youth Music Australia (formerly National Music Camp Association) and of the Board of Governors of the Adelaide Festival. He is also an examiner with the Australian Music Education Board.
Black AM, Grp Capt Robert Barham (QB1996)
For exceptional service to the RAAF Specialist Reserve.
Joined the RAAF in 1957 as a medical undergraduate officer. Appointed the Principal Regional Medical Officer for the South Australian Panel Specialist Reserve in July, 1987. Worked diligently to ensure that the Specialist Reserve Medical Panel always provided maximum support to the RAAF. Under his leadership, the Panel has achieved a reputation for reliability and availability unequalled in the Specialist Reserve. He is an exceptional officer who has brought great credit on himself and the RAAF.
Black OAM, Mr Peter Laurence (AD1995)
For service to local government and to the community.
Mr Black has been the Mayor of Broken Hill Council since 1980, an Alderman since 1977 and Chair of numerous Council committees. He has been an executive member of the Shires Association of NSW (Western Division Group) since 1982. He has served as Chair of the Broken Hill Task Force and on the Task Force of the North-South Highway. He has been President of the local Rugby League for 10 years, was Secretary of the Barrier Teachers' Association for 10 years, President for one year and is a member of the Broken Hill and District Adult Education Council. His other activities include being Patron/Vice-Patron of 33 community groups.
Black OAM, Dr Andrew Barham (AD2000)
For service to conservation and the environment, to ornithology and to medicine, particularly in the field of epilepsy.
Member, SA Ornithological Association since 1969; President, 1985-1990 and 1974-1976; Honorary Life Member since 1995. Member, the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union since 1975. Member, Nature Conservation Society of SA, since 1974 and President 1980-1984. Councillor, Australian Conservation Foundation, 1984-1987; Executive Member, Conservation Council of SA, 1977-1985. Member, Native Vegetation Authority 1985-1995; member, Native Vegetation Council since 1991. Currently a Consultant Neurologist in private practice, Dr Black has served as Head of the Neurology Unit, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 1987-1996, during which time he developed and headed the Hospital’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Service. Appointed Senior Visiting Neurologist at the hospital in 1975-continuing. Foundation Member and Medical Adviser to Epilepsy Association of SA since 1976. Foundation Member , Epilepsy Society Of Australia, 1991 and President, 1997 for a 3-year term; Chairman, Driving Committee, 1996- continuing. Board member, Phoenix Society (a supported employment agency) since 1978; Chairman, Services Advisory Committee, 1986-1999; Honorary Life Member, 1996.
Blackburn AO, Mrs Jean Edna (AD1995)
For service to the development of education in Australia.
Major contribution to the Karmel Report on Education in SA 1969-70. Appointed Deputy Chair Interim Committee Australian Schools Commission 1972, making substantial contribution to the second Karmel Report. Full-time Commissioner and Deputy Chair of the Schools Commission from 1974.
Blaikie AM, Dr David Caryl (QB2012)
For service to community health in South Australia through public administration roles, to professional dental organisations, and to local government.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, South Australian Health Commission (now SA Health), 1991-1994. Executive Director, Metropolitan Health Services Division, 1987-1991. Chief Executive Officer, SA Dental Services, 1984-1987. Administrator, Adelaide Dental Hospital, 1982-1984. Assistant Director, Dental Health Services Board, 1980-1982. Executive Officer, Management Advisory Services Unit, 1979-1980. Principal, School of Dental Therapy, Department of Public Health - Dental Services Branch, 1975-1978; Lecturer, Dental Therapy, 1969-1974; Regional Dental Officer, 1971; Field Dental Officer, 1968-1969. Member, South Australian Health Practitioners Tribunal, since 2010. Member, Medical Professional Conduct Tribunal, since 2005. Chairman, Metropolitan Domiciliary Care, 2006-2007; Board Member, 2004-2007. Member, Veterans’ Review Board, 1997-2006. Advisory Committee Member, Elton Mayo School of Management, University of South Australia, 1991-1994; Member, Health Administration Advisory Committee, 1984-1991; Member, Graduate Studies Course Development Committee, 1985-1991. Member, Dental Board of South Australia, 1985-1988. Board Member, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 1986-1987. President, Australian Dental Association (South Australia), 1980-1981; Councillor, 1975-1981; involved in the establishment of the School of Para Dental Studies, Seychelles, 1985. Deputy Member, Public and Environmental Health Council, Local Government Association of South Australia, 2004-2007. Alderman, City of Prospect, 1997-2003; Deputy Mayor, 1997-1998; Councillor, 1987-1991, 1995-1997 and 2003-2006; Presiding Member, Development Assessment Panel, since 2006.
Blake OAM, Miss Judith (QB1988)
For service to youth.
Actively involved with YWCA since 1959. Appointed Executive Director, YWCA, Whyalla 1970. Founded Elouera Women's Emergency Shelter 1976. Commenced YWCA Big Brother/Big Sister Programme for Adolescents 1982. Member, Steering Committee for South Australian Council for Social Services in Whyalla 1985.
Blass AM, Mr Wolfgang Franz (QB2001)
For service to the development of the Australian wine industry, particularly as an export industry, and to the promotion of excellence in winemaking, viticulture, marketing and research.
Began own winemaking business, Wolf Blass Wines, in 1973, which became a public company in 1984. Merged with Mildara to form Mildara Blass Ltd in 1991. Introduced changes to winemaking methods, packaging, marketing and distribution that contributed to the development of the Australian wine industry. Created the Wolf Blass Foundation in 1995 with a $1 000 000 donation to promote excellence in winemaking, viticulture and marketing. Founding Chairman since 1995. The Foundation has funded the following: The International wine and health conference, Medically, is wine just another alcoholic beverage?, in 1996. Sponsorship of the Wine Australia 1998 and 2000 Wine Education Centre, featuring the Australian Society of Wine Education "Taste Theatres". Inaugural wine student/lecturer exchange between Charles Sturt University and Wurzburg Wine University in Germany. Assisted in the development of a coordinated and extensive oral history collection in conjunction with the National Wine Centre. Support for the publication of Tom Hardy's 'Who's Who of Wine - Australia and New Zealand". Support for student in Research Masters in Wine Marketing at the University of Adelaide. Initiated Australia's first public museum of the wine industry, Barossa Valley Wine Heritage Museum, at Bilyara vineyards in 1991. Awards: Between 1966 and 1990,Wolf Blass Wines received 2,575 awards: 135 trophies, 712 gold medals, 812 silver medals, 869 bronze medals, and 47 diplomas. International Winemaker of the Year, International Wine and Spirit Competition, London. Awarded the Robert Mondavi trophy, 1992. Recipient of McWilliams Wines "Maurice O’Shea Award", 2000, the most prestigious award in the Australian wine industry, for "his enormous contribution to the Australian wine industry during a 35 year career". First recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Applied Science in Australia, Charles Sturt University, 1996. "Legend of Langhorne Creek" honour, Langhorne Creek Winemakers and Langhorne Creek Grapegrowers Associations, 1997. National Marketing Award for Excellence, Australian Marketing Institute, 1985. South Australian Great Achievements Award in Commerce, 1987. Finalist, National Business Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Sydney, 1989.
Bleeze OAM, Miss Constance Ada Eldwyne (QB1995)
For service to the community, particularly through the Adelaide Branch of Meals on Wheels and the Nurses Memorial Foundation of South Australia.
After her retirement from nursing in 1977, Miss Bleeze commenced service with the Adelaide Branch of Meals on Wheels and until recently was the Supervisor of the Adelaide kitchen. She has been a Life Member since 1992. A Founding Member (1965) of the Nurses Memorial Foundation of SA and worked at fund-raising for the construction of their building in Kent Town and since then on various fund-raising projects to provide funds for scholarships and research and to support frail aged nurses.
Blesing OAM, Ms Rae Flora (QB1987)
For service to multicultural adult education.
Head, Adult Migrant Education Service, Adelaide College of TAFE since 1974. Member, Joint Commonwealth State Committee which develops policy for Adult Migrant Education Programme since its inception in 1978. English teacher in Laos 1966-70. Lecturer in the English Department, University of Papua New Guinea 1971-74. Member, Ministerial Task Force on Multiculturalism and Education in South Australia.
Blesing OAM, Mr Donald Ian (QB2012)
For service to the primary industry sector in South Australia, and to the community.
Chairman, Ramsyn Merino Stud and Grain Farm, until 2007. Director, Merinotech Australia, 1993-2006. Chairman, Sheep and Wool Industry Advisory Group, 1995-1997. President, Australian Farm Management Society, 1980. Chairman, Australian Grains Research and Development Corporation, 1990-1993. Chairman, Rural Financial Counselling Service, since 2006. Chairman, Lake Eyre Basin Coordinating Group, 1997-2002. Member, Australian Science Technology and Engineering Council, 1993-1998. Chairman, Business Advisory Panel, Aboriginal Lands Trust of South Australia, 1994-1997. Served in an advisory capacity with SA Native Title Services on pastoral management and Native Title claims, 1999-2009. Member, Australian State of the Environment Advisory Council, 1993-1997. Chairman, CSIRO Soils Division Advisory Committee, 1987-1996.
Blewett AC, Hon Neal (QB1995)
For service to the Australian Parliament, to the development and implementation of public policy, particularly national AIDS policy, and for scholarship.
Dr Blewett has made a major contribution to Australian public life as a scholar, teacher, author, legislator, Minister of the Crown and now head of mission and Australian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom. Entering Federal Parliament in 1977 after a distinguished career as an academic (he retired in 1977 as an Associate Professor in the Department of Politics, Flinders University), Dr Blewett, as Minister for Health 1987-1990, was the architect of the Medicare healthcare system. He was also instrumental in the development of a sensitive national approach to HIV/AIDS. As Minister for Trade and Overseas Development 1990-1991, Dr Blewett served Australia as Chairman of the Cairns Group in the Uruguay Round negotiations of GATT.
Blieschke OAM, Mrs Margaret Nicol (AD2004)
For service to local government and to the community of Port Pirie.
Port Pirie Regional Council: Deputy Mayor; Council Member, 8 years; Chair, or member, of a number of Council related Committees, including: Social Development Advisory Committee; Domestic Violence Action Group (Chair); Southern Flinders Regional Tourism Authority (SFRTA) (Chair since inception in 2000); Port Pirie Regional Development Board Inc. (Chair); Youth Centre Management Committee (Chair). Other community service includes: Area Co-ordinator, Neighbourhood Watch, 8 years; Chairperson, Port Pirie Regional Council Crime Prevention Committee; Member, Port Pirie Victims Liaison Committee; Member, Soroptimist International of Port Pirie; Port Pirie Regional Council Representative, John Pirie Secondary School Council.; South Australian Primary Schools Sports Association, Life Member; Justice of the Peace; Member, Tertiary Education Working Party; Principal, Risdon Park High School; Principal, Port Germein Primary School.
Blight AM, Mr Malcolm Jack (QB1986)
For service to Australian football.
The only Australian Rules football player to have won both the Magarey Medal (SA) and the Brownlow Medal (Victoria). Commenced his career in 1968 with Woodville (SA) and played with that club until 1974 when he transferred to North Melbourne. Returned to Woodville as Captain/Coach in 1983. Has won several distinctions and awards including the VFL's 1982 John Coleman Medal; represented and captained both Victoria and South Australia.
Bloch AM, Dr Frederick Archibald (AD1999)
For service to youth and Australian Rules football through the Adelaide University Football Club.
Dr Bloch, known affectionately as “Choka Bloch”, has had a long association with the University of Adelaide Football Club, holding the positions of coach and administrator for 19 years. Elected a Life Member of the Club in 1988. The club fields 8 teams and, due to Dr Bloch’s efforts, the membership includes young men of different backgrounds and ethnicities. He has also served on the Executive Committee of the South Australian Amateur League at various times over the past 20 years and is the League’s official historian, and devoted many hours to writing a book on the history of the League.
Bloomfield AM, Dr Allan John (QB1979)
For service to the dental profession.
Bochner AM, Em Prof Felix (QB2010)
For service to clinical pharmacology in Australia as an academic and researcher, and to a range of professional associations.
Pharmacologist, 1980-2002; established the Department of Clinical Pharmacology, 1981. Emeritus Professor, Clinical Pharmacology, University of Adelaide, since 2005; Foundation Chair and Head, Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology, 1981-2003; Professor, 1980-2005; served on various Faculty and University committees. Member, Therapeutics Advisory Committee, Royal Australasian College of Physicians, since 1998; Member, Specialties Board, 1998-2000; Chair, Specialist Advisory Committee in Clinical Pharmacology, 1996, Member, 1982-1986; Member, Specialist Advisory Committee in General Medicine, 1987-1992; Member, Committee of Examinations, 1986-1992. Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Physicians, 1974; Member, since 1969. Involved in Peer Review Process for Grants, National Health and Medical Research Council, 1999-2005; Member, Grants Committee, 1994-1995; Member, Regional Grants Interview Committee, 1981-1987; Referee, Project Grant Applications. Member, Health Sector Advisory Council, CSIRO, since 2003; Chairman, Human Ethics Committee, Division of Health Sciences and Nutrition, 1999-2001. Current Honorary Consultant, Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science; Councillor, 1982-1987. Chairman, Research Grants Committee, Adelaide Women's and Children's Hospital, 1996-1998. Treasurer, International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, 1989-1993; involved in World Congress of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 1989 and 1996; Councillor, 1986-1989. President, Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists (ASCEPT), 1998-1999; ASCEPT Board Representative, Australian Medicines Handbook Ltd, for many years; President Elect, 1997; Registrar, 1983-1984; Assistant Registrar, 1980-1986. Member, Therapeutic Goods Committee, Commonwealth Department of Heath, Housing and Community Services, 1988-1996. Board Member, Therapeutic Guidelines Ltd, since 1997. Chair, Editorial Advisory Board, Australian Medicines Handbook Pty Ltd, since 1996; involved in the publication of the Australian Medicines Handbook, first published in 1998; Member, Board of Directors, since 1996; Member, Management Committee, since 1996; Member, Steering Committee, 1991-1995. Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, since 2003. Member, Editorial Board, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, 1987-2003. Co-Author and publisher: - Handbook of Clinical Pharmacology, 1978 and 1983. - Introduction to Pharmacology, 1981. Author, over 150 publications in international peer-reviewed journals.
Bockman OAM, Mr Kevin James (AD2010)
For service to public sector administration, and through volunteer roles with medical, historical and sporting organisations.
Deputy Auditor-General, Auditor-General's Department, South Australia; Director of Audits and employee for 35 years; total 42 years’ public service. Involved with reviewing the clerical and administrative officers' classification structure. Instrumental in implementing significant changes to Departmental recruitment practices and staff development programs. Member, Finance Sub-Committee, Adelaide Women's and Children's Hospital, for 26 years; Member, Audit and Risk (Non-clinical) Sub-Committee. Inaugural Auditor, Historical Society of Woodville, mid 1970s; Honorary Auditor, for 33 years. Life Member Woodville District Cricket Club, since 1976; Member, Management Committee, 1955-1958; Chairman, 1970-1975; Club Historian, since 1970.
Bogens OAM, Mrs Laima (QB1994)
For service to the Ethnic Communities Council of South Australia, particularly in the area of aged support services.
Mrs Bogans served as First Vice-President of the Ethnic Communities Council of SA Inc. from 1990-92, Second Vice-President in 1989, Honorary Treasurer for four years and Assistant Secretary in 1983. Since 1990, she has supervised two Aged Care Projects and the Ethnic and Frail Aged and Disabled Community Transport Project. She co-ordinated the "Community Visitors Scheme" in 1991, assisted with the development of the aged hostel "The Baltic Homes" and in establishing "Ethnic Link Services", both in 1990. In 1986, she organised the Federation of Ethnic Communities Councils of Australia National Project. She has served as the Honorary Treasurer for the Latvian Association of SA Inc. since 1985.
Bogle AM, Mr Eric (AD1987)
For service to the performing arts as a song writer and singer.
Scottish born, migrated to Australia in 1969 and took Australian citizenship. Considered one of Australia's leading folk/contemporary singer/songwriters. Wrote "And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda", "No Man's Land", "Leaving Nancy", "The Reason for it All" and many other songs, some of which have been acclaimed and recorded in many countries. Received an Australian Peace Award in 1986.
Bollen AM, Dr Michael Dean (QB2001)
For service to medicine in the field of general practice and to the development of improved methods of health care delivery.
Over the past 20 years Dr Bollen has been a significant contributor in the area of general practice reform. He has contributed to professional, government and business organisations as a member of numerous committees related to general practice/family medicine, health service delivery, health care funding and health insurance. Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP): Secretary-General, 1992-1998; Honorary Treasurer, 1988-1992; SA Representative on RACGP Council, 1979-1983; Australian Representative World Organisation of General Practice Family Medicine (WONCA), 1980-1992; and Chairman, Family Medicine Program Committee, 1984-1988. General Practioner: Established Ingle Farm Community Health Centre, the first community health centre in SA, 1965-1990; Foundation Chairman and first director 1974-1980. Part time Health Commissioner, South Australian Health Commission,1981-1983. Councillor Pooraka Ward, City of Salisbury, 1972-1974; Local Medical Officer of Health, 1987-1990. John Hunter Hospital Newcastle NSW: Member of commissioning team, 1990. Chairman, Department of Primary and Emergency Care 1990-1992. During this time Dr Bollen worked with local general practitioners to improve the interface between the hospital and the community. This resulted in local GPs forming the Hunter Urban and Rural Divisions of General Practice, one of the first in Australia. Membership of other organisations: Ministerial nominee, National Better Health Council, 1989-1990. Chairman, General Practice Working Group, 1992-1994. Member, General Practice Strategy Review Group (report published 1998). Member, Health Maintenance Organisation Study Group, Australian Medical Association. Board Member, Medibank Private. Chair, Communications Committee, National Health and Medical Research Council.
Bolster AM, Ms Margaret Camilia (AD2003)
For service to conservation and the environment, particularly through the Conservation Council of South Australia and as editor of the magazine Environment SA.
President, Conservation Council of South Australia (CCSA), 1999-2001; Vice-President 1993-1997 and 2002; became Councillor and Executive Committee Member, 1990. Member, Founding Committee, Environment SA magazine, 1992; Editor since 1995; supported ‘Greening of the Constitution’ through magazine and papers given at the National Conference of Conservation Councils and Environment Centres, 1996. Founding Member, Environmentalist and Aboriginal Reconciliation Action Group, 1994. Led CCSA's involvement as Founding Member of Local Government Watchdog Group promoting community education in participation in local government, 1992-1993. Represented CCSA at National Local Government Conference 1992, Catchments of Green Conference 1992, and National Conference of Conservation Councils and Environment Centres 1992. Community representative on South Australian Local Government Committee, 1992, and South Australian Planning Review 2020 Vision Committee, 1990-1993. Founded CCSA Water Working Group in early 1990s; represented CCSA at National Water Conference 1991, and Australian Water Resources Council; led CCSA campaign against transfer of powers from State to local government, 1990-1991; formed CCSA Ecotourism Working Group. Founding Member of Mount Lofty Ranges Catchment Programme, 1993-2002. Member, Interim Integrated Natural Resource Management Group for the Mount Lofty Region, since 2001. President, Mount Lofty Ranges Conservation Association (MLRCA), 1990-1997; Newsletter Editor, 1991-1995; MLRCA was influential in the Mount Lofty Ranges Planning Review resulting in Mount Lofty Regional Strategy Plan 1993. Instrumental in creation and gazettal of Mark Oliphant Conservation Park, 1996. Represented MLRCA on SA Government Mount Lofty Community Advisory Panel; served on Mount Lofty Community Advisory Panel Summit Consultation process, 1995. Supported preservation of Washpool Wetlands on Fleurieu Peninsula; presented paper at Washpool Seminar, 1995. Formed Hills Face Network, 1993; instrumental in developing the Superpark Proposal for the Hills Face of Adelaide vision (now known as Yurrebilla), adopted by Government into Greater Mount Lofty Parks Initiative policy, 1997. Co-authored Plan for Community Supported Development in South Australia, 1993, which was published in Urban Policy and Research magazine. Formed ETSA (Electricity Trust of South Australia) Watch, in early 1980s, to campaign against unnecessary loss of roadside vegetation in the Mount Lofty Ranges; active in investigating health issues related to electro-magnetic radiation from overhead powerlines; campaigned against overhead telecommunication cables, 1996.
Bolton OAM, Miss Margaret Ruth (AD1986)
For service to nursing, particularly to the Daw Park Repatriation Hospital.
Bond AM, Mrs Margaret Ellen (QB1980)
For service to local government and to the community.
Bond OAM, Mr Frederick Mervyn (AD1996)
For service to local government and sport, particularly Leisure Australia.
Councillor and Alderman, City of Woodville, 1967-93 (after amalgamation of Hindmarsh and Woodville Councils, 1993, continued to serve as an Alderman). Chairman of many council committees and currently chairman Technical Services Committee. Took active role in the development of all forms of sport including the Woodville Football Club, Woodville District Cricket Club, Woodville Hockey Club, and the South Australian Community Recreation Association. President of the Australian Community Recreation Association, 1983-92 (which became Leisure Australia); inaugural member Leisure Australia Hall of Fame, 1993.
Bone AO, Mr Maxwell Harold (AD1977)
For distinguished service of a high degree in the field of further education.
Bonnin AM, Dr Josiah Mark (AD1989)
For service to medicine and to the community.
Emeritus Specialist, Royal Adelaide Hospital since 1977. Chairman, Foreign Practitioners' Assessment Committee from 1967-81. Chairman, Clinical Privileges Appeal Committee from 1983-86. President, National Parks Foundation of South Australia from 1981-85 and of the South Australian Ornithological Association from 1982-84.
Bonnin OAM, Mrs Heather Birt (AD1994)
For service to the arts, particularly through the Art Gallery of South Australia.
Mrs Bonnin served as Chairperson of the Art Gallery Board of South Australia 1984-1992. President of the Friends of the Art Gallery of South Australia 1981-83. Member of the Art Gallery Extensions Project Steering Committee 1989-91. Council Member of the University of SA Foundation since 1992. Board member of the Adelaide Chamber Orchestra 1987-89. State representative on the ABC State Advisory Board 1977-78. Chairperson of the Australian Society for Education through the Arts (SA) 1977-79. Vice-President of the South Australian Council for Children's Films and Television 1975-76.
Bonython AM, Deaconess Phyllis Eva (QB1975)
For service in the field of child welfare.
Bonython AO, Mr Charles Warren (AD1980)
For service to conservation.
Mr Bonython has contributed a great deal to the geographical knowledge of this State and the desert regions of Central Australia. He served as a member of the SA Government's first Committee on the Environment, as well as numerous other committees, and has been a prominent member of the National Trust of SA (President 1971-76). He has been deeply involved in the formation of several National Parks and Conservation Parks. He was Chairman of the Australian Heritage Commission Evaluation Panel for Natural Areas in South Australia from 1977-91 and a member of the Australian Academy of Science's Standing Committee on National Parks and Conservation.
Bonython AO, Mr John Langdon (QB1980)
For service to the media and to industry.
Bonython AC DFC AFC, Mr Hugh Reskymer (AD1987)
For service to the community, particularly as Chairman of the South Australian Jubilee 150 Board.
Boomer AM, Mr Robert Garth (QB1993)
For service to education, particularly through curriculum development.
Considered to have been at cutting edge of debate and action on structure, organisation and operation of education in Australia for many years. Internationally known as outstanding teacher and educator, particularly in curriculum development. Leading role in increasing student participation to Year 12, linking school curricula to needs of labour market. Commenced teaching 1946; Principal Education Officer SA Curriculum Directorate 1976-80; Director Curriculum Development Centre Canberra 1984-85; Chair Commonwealth Schools Commission 1985-88; Associate Director-General Education Curriculum SA.
Boord AM, Mr Henry Edward (QB1975)
For service to local government.
Booth AM, Mr William Martin (AD1980)
For service to aviation.
Borgmeyer OAM, Mr Rodger Gilbert (AD2006)
For service to the community of Kangaroo Island and to the wool growing industry as a shearing trainer and coach.
Past Member, Kangaroo Island Racing Club; served as Clerk of the Course, for 21 years. Member, Parndana Show Society, for many years; served as Shearing Judge and Convener and Competitor; Life Member. Life Member, Kangaroo Island Hunt Club. Mr Borgmeyer is a former grazier on Kangaroo Island who specialized in fine wool; he also served as a shearing trainer and was involved in Shearing Camps.
Borthwick OAM, Mrs Pamela Kay (AD1996)
For service to the community and youth, particularly as a school councillor.
School councillor actively involved in lobbying/mobilising support for improvements in the range of school facilities and educational programs offered. Currently part-time School Support Officer, Christies Beach High School, since 1988; Chairperson, Christies Beach High School Council, since 1984; Council member since 1983. In 1995 negotiated with Government for $4.5 million grant to upgrade school facilities. Member Task Force for Southern Sports Complex at Noarlunga which has brought SANFL to southern suburbs. Chairperson, Port Noarlunga Primary School Council 1979-85. President, Safety House Association of SA, 1987-90; Vice-President and Treasurer 1986.
Bossley AM, Dr Michael Ion (QB2006)
Service to protection of marine mammals, and through nvolvement with a range of organisations that aim to protect these species.
Marine biologist involved in protecting whales and dolphins over the past 25 years. Chairman, Greenpeace International Council, 1990-1991; Founding Director and Board Member, 1984-1991; Board Member, Greenpeace Australia, 1989-1990; Founder, Greenpeace, South Australia, 1978; campaigned to stop nuclear waste dumping in the Atlantic Ocean. Member, Australian delegation to International Whaling Commission, 1990-1995; instrumental in the creation of Southern Ocean Sanctuary for whales. Instrumental in creation of Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary; Founding Member, Dolphin Trauma Group, 2002; Co-Founder, Dolphin Protection Society, South Australia. Voluntary work for Whales and Dolphins Conservation Society UK, and the Australian Dolphin Research Foundation. Awards/recognition include: Australian of the Year (South Australia), 2005.
Boston OAM, Mr Cecil Angus (QB1999)
For service to local government and to the community of Jamestown
Elected Councillor, Jamestown District Council in 1980, Deputy Mayor in 1981, and Mayor, 1982-1991. As Mayor, 1982-1991, he played a major role in the amalgamation of several local government councils, commencing in 1991 with the amalgamation of Jamestown District Council and Jamestown Corporation to form the Jamestown Council. He remained as Mayor until the subsequent amalgamation of Jamestown Council with the Councils of Rocky River & Spalding to form the Northern Areas Council. He retired from the Mayoral position in 1997. Mr Boston is also active in the local community through the Northern Local Government Association, as a Justice of the Peace and as a prominent member of the Freemasonry movement since 1995.
Boulton AM, Mr Gregory Colin (AD2010)
For service to Australian Rules football administration, to the community of South Australia, and to business.
President and Chairman, Port Adelaide Football Cub, 1992-2008; Vice-President, 1982-1992; Board Member, 1988; Member, Special Business Sub-Committee, 1986. Deputy Chairman, South Australian Motor Sport Board. Deputy Chairman, Thoroughbred Racing SA Ltd. President, South Australian Branch, Scout Association of Australia, 1986-1989; Vice-President, 1989-1991; Member, since 1968; Leader Trainer, 1983-1986; Assistant Leader Trainer, 1979-1982; Branch Commissioner, Development, 1979-1982. Chairman, Paragon Private Equity, since 2001. Deputy Chairman, K & S Corporation Ltd, since 2005; Director, since 1996; Chairman, Audit Committee, 2007-2008, and Member, since 1997. Board Member, Business SA.
Bourne-Jones OAM, Capt Douglas Vivian (QB2009)
For service to transport and logistics, particularly through the shipping industry.
Secretary, Shipping Australia Ltd, South Australia, since full-time retirement in 1995. Business Manager, Sealand (Australia) Terminals Pty Ltd, 1993-1994. Consultant, SEA-B-J Pty Ltd, 1992-2004. Regional Manager, Trans-Ocean Terminals (TOT), South Australia, 1981-1991; Manager, Freightbases Depot (division of TOT), Melbourne, 1976-1981; Operations Manager, 1969-1976. Assistant Harbour Master, Port of Melbourne Authority, 1965-1969; Senior Control Officer, Shipping Control Centre. Cargo Superintendent, The Victoria Stevedoring Co, Melbourne, 1959-1965. Deck Officer, Merchant Navy (UK), 1944-1959. National Chair, International Cargo Handling Coordination Association, 1990-1992; State Chair, South Australian Section, 1981-1982; State Secretary; 1995-2007; Life Member, 1995. Fellow, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Australia; Life Member, 2007; Member, since 1965. Inaugural President, ISO Club, Melbourne, 1970; Life Member, 2007. Federal Master, The Company of Master Mariners of Australia Ltd, 1976-1979; Member, since 1964; Life Member, 1981. President, Seven Seas Club of Australia, 1997; current Member, Committee of Management; Life Member, 2007. Member, Business Council, Chamber of Commerce and Industry, South Australia Inc. Member, Advance Australia Committee, South Australia.
Bowden OAM, Mr Thomas Walter (QB2004)
For service to the poultry industry and to the community of McLaren Flat.
Australian Poultry Exhibitors Council: Inaugural President, since 1997. South Australian Poultry Association (SAPA): President, for 14 years; also served as Vice-President and Secretary; represented SAPA and involved in producing National Poultry Standards, 1998; Chairman Judges Board, for over 9 years; Life Member, 1990; developed SAPA Code of Practice for keeping pure breeds of poultry. All Game Club of SA: President; Vice-President; Secretary; Life Member. Adelaide Royal Show: Deputy Chairman, Poultry and Pigeon Committee, since 1996; Chair, Poultry Sub-Committee; Councillor, since 1988; Poultry Supervisor, 1965-1975. Poultry Judge: Judged Game Bantams at Peterborough UK, 2000; judged poultry at numerous other Shows, including all capital cities, Coffs Harbour, Lismore, and Portland. Instrumental in drafting and establishing Australia-wide poultry judging standards and code of practice. Exhibitor of prize winning birds, since 1948. Service to the community of McLaren Flat includes: Recreation Ground: Chairman/Deputy Chairman, for 8 years; Committee Member, for over 25 years. Community Club: Inaugural President, 1975-1990. Bowling Club: Inaugural President, for 3 years; Secretary, for 7 years; Life Member, 1999. Show Society: Vice-President; Convener of poultry section; Public Officer. Football Club: President, 1975-1976; Selector; Secretary/Coach junior football, for over 12 years. Chairman, Primary School Council. Chairman, Secretary of McLaren Vale Lutheran Parish, majority of time since 1975.
Bowen Pain AM, Judge Peter (QB2002)
For service to swimming, particularly in the areas of administration and the introduction of reforms in the structure of swimming in Australia.
Judge Bowen Pain is the Master of the Supreme Court of South Australia. He has made a major contribution to the community through the administration of swimming. Vice-President, Australian Swimming Union, 1982-1985. President, Australian Swimming Inc, 1985-1988. Member, ASI Overseas Planning Committee, 1988-1991. Hosted Pan Pacific Championships, Brisbane, 1986-1988. Host to Uncle Toby’s International Swim Challenge, Perth and Adelaide, 1988. Manager, Moscow Olympics’ Team, 1980-1981. Manager, Japan-UK Tour, 1978-1979. Foundation President, Norwood Amateur Swimming Club, 1972-1973; President, 1973-1974. Board member, South Australian Amateur Swimming Association, 1974-1977; Carnival Committee member, 1975-1977 and 1983-1991; Constitution Committee member, 1977-1978; President, 1977-1983; Life member, 1991. President, South Australian College of Advanced Education, 1980s. Awards include: Australian Sports Medal, 2000.
Bowen-Pain AM, Mrs Alison Glenda (AD1995)
For service to amateur swimming, particularly as an administrator.
Noted for her outstanding contribution to swimming and to the SA Amateur Swimming Association (SAASA) over many years, holding Association appointments not previously held by a woman. SAASA President since 1983, Board member since 1975. Advocate for SA swimming as delegate to Swimming Australia (National controlling body) and the Commonwealth Games Association. Significant and sustained contribution to development of high standards of professionalism in sporting administration. Also an important role as member of the SA Ministerial Advisory Committee on Women's Sport and as a member 1988 Commonwealth Games Bid Committee.
Bowes AM, Mr Lindsay Burton (QB1979)
For public service to industry.
Bowler AM, Mr Brendan Mark (QB2010)
For service to the welfare of the aged through executive roles with Southern Cross Care, and to the community.
Chairman, Southern Cross Care (SA), since 1997; Deputy-Chairman 1986-1997; Board Member, since 1982; National Chairman, 2005-2007. Member of the Quality Improvement and OHS Committee, Finance and Audit Committee, and the Emoluments Committee; and Ex Officio Member, Bioethics Board of Management. Deputy-Chair, Rostrevor College Board, ca2004-2007; President, Rostrevor Old Collegians Football Club, for over 10 years; Life Member; Committee Member, for 20 years; Honorary Tribunal Advocate, for 20 years. Co-Founder, Rostrevor Old Collegians Cricket Club; served as President, Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer, 1975-1995.
Bowley OAM, Mr Bruce Leonard (QB1993)
For service to hockey and to cricket as a player, coach and administrator.
Actively involved in hockey and cricket for over 50 years. Member, Burnside Hockey Club Management Committee since 1949; President, Men's Club 1965-67, 1982-84 and Women's Club 1969-83. President, SA Hockey Association 1967-70; Vice-President 1965-66 and Secretary 1968. Delegate to Australian Hockey Association 1968-70. Chairman, SA Cricket Association Turf Wicket Advisory Committee 1983-89 and Deputy Chairman 1945-85, 1988-89. President, Kensington Cricket Club Management Committee 1983-88.
Bowman OAM, Miss Daphne Jean (AD1979)
For service to youth welfare.
Boxall OAM, Mrs Priscilla Mary (QB2005)
For service to the community of Kangaroo Island through welfare, service and aged care organisations.
President and Secretary, Country Women's Association, for many years; member, for over 50 years; involved in fundraising to build club rooms, opened 1965; Life member, 1970. Member, Kangaroo Island Community Forum and Disability Advocacy and Action Group. Established ‘Drop-In Centre’, Kingscote Uniting Church, 1974; personally funded completion of new building/Centre, opened 1995; assists in running Centre. Held various offices in Kingscote Uniting Church Council and Women's Fellowship Group; Organist, since 1940s; Senior Citizen Award, 2003. Secretary, Steering Committee, Boronia Village Retirement Cottages; Inaugural ‘Boar’ Member; Treasurer, for many years. Involved with Kangaroo Island Agricultural and Horticultural Show as office bearer, exhibitor and judge, for many years. Served Meals on Wheels, for over 25 years.
Boykett OAM, Mr Bruce Hebbert (AD1977)
For services to road safety.
Boylan OAM, Rev Anthony (QB1989)
For service to children as Chaplain to the Adelaide Children's Hospital.
Chaplain to the Adelaide Children's Hospital, now Adelaide Medical Centre for Women and Children, since 1966. Awarded Life Membership 1976, Chairman, Research Ethics Committee at the hospital since 1976.
Boylan OAM, Mrs Geraldine Anne (QB2002)
For service to the rural community of South Australia through the provision of pastoral care and counselling.
Has been providing pastoral care and counselling to the rural community since 1970; has been involved in social issues, rural poverty and health issues that affect the community. Has been involved with: Natural Family Planning, Port Lincoln, 1970-1980. The organisation is accredited with the Australian Council of Natural Family Planning. Port Lincoln Emergency Shelter, for four years. Family and Community Welfare, Port Lincoln, 1981-1991. Mallee Support and Development Service, Sea Lake, Victoria, 1991. Manager and Service Delivery, Rural Care Service, based in Wudinna in South Australia, 1992-1997. Lower North Community Health Service, Clare, SA, since 1998. Member, Women's Advisory Council, 1994-1996. Regional Member, Rural Poverty Enquiry. SA Rural Network. Volunteer, Relationships Australia, for 10 years.
Bradfield AM, Mr William Ashley (AD1989)
For service to astronomy.
President, Astronomical Society of South Australia 1977-79; Secretary 1972-76. Discoverer of 13 comets in the period 1972-87. These discoveries are credited to him alone and all bear his name.
Bradley OAM, Mrs Dianne Betty (QB2007)
For service to the community through the Anglican Church of Australia.
Diocesan Representative, Anglican General Synod, 1989-2006. Committee Member, General Synod Network for ‘Supervision in Ministry’, since 1999. Parish Representative, Diocesan Synod, Anglican Diocese of Adelaide, 1975-1980 and 1985-2006; Member, Diocesan Council, 1988-2006. Diocesan Lay Nominator, since 1992. Lay Member, The Archbishop,s Team, 2001-2006. Member, Women's Ministry Task Group, since 1995. Examining Chaplain to candidates for the ministry (for the Archbishop of Adelaide), 1993-2001. Chair, Diocesan Social Responsibilities Committee, 1989-1993; Member, 1975-1980 and 1987-1993. Diocesan President, Mothers Union of the Anglican Church, 1988-1991; Parish President, 1973-1977; Chair, Department of Responsibility, 1986-1988; Chair, Overseas and Outreach Department, 1976-1978. Adelaide Representative, The Australian Network for Spiritual Direction, since 2006. Supervisor of Field Education, St Barnabas’ Theological College, Adelaide College of Divinity, since 1995. Member and Mentor, Ecumenical Spiritual Directors' Association of South Australia, since 1994. Co-Convener, Movement for the Ordination of Women (SA), 1984-1987; National Member, since 1988.
Bradley AC AO, Em Prof Denise Irene (AD2008)
For service to higher education through leadership and sector-wide governance, to the promotion of information-based distance learning and to the advancement of Australian educational facilities internationally.
Professor Bradley was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in The Queen's Birthday 1995 Honours List for her service to education and to educational policy in schools and universities, particularly in relation to access and equity for women and girls. The following summarises her service and achievements since then. Vice-Chancellor, University of South Australia, 1996-May 2007; Deputy Vice-Chancellor, 1992-1996; Professor Bradley retired as Vice-Chancellor of the University in May 2007; upon her retirement Professor Bradley was appointed Emeritus Professor of the University. Chairman, Australian Technical Network of Universities, since 2005. President, International Development Program Education Australia, since 2005; Member, Board of Directors, since 2004. Executive Member, International Association of University Presidents, since 2005; Treasurer, 2002-2005. Director, Australian-American Fulbright Commission, since 2005. Board Member, Education Adelaide, since 1998. Director, Open Universities Australia, since 1997. Member, Board of Directors, Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committee (now Universities Australia), 2003-2007; served as Chairman of the Education Committee during this time. Member, Board of Directors, Business/Higher Education Round Table, 1995-2007. Chairman, South Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committee, 2006. Director, Global University Alliance, 2000-2004. Member, Council of Governor’s Leadership Foundation, 2002-2004. Member, Commonwealth Higher Education Review Reference Group, 2002. Director, Australian Universities Quality Agency, 2000-2003. Trustee, VivaSA, since 1997. Committee Member, Adelaide Festival Arts Writers' Week, since 1994. Other awards/recognition include: Centenary Medal, 2001. South Australian of the Year, Australia Day Council of South Australia, 2005. Honorary Doctorate, University of South Australia, 2007. Honorary Doctorate, RMIT University, 2007. Honorary Doctorate, Pukyong National University, South Korea, 2006.
Bradman AC, Sir Donald George (QB1979)
For service to cricket and cricket administration.
Bradwell OAM, Mrs Elizabeth Merle (AD2000)
For service to women, particularly through Soroptimist International and the Returned Sisters Sub-Branch of the Returned and Services League of Australia, and to the community.
Soroptimist International (SI): Regional President of South Australia 1978/79; SA Regional Extension Officer 1977-1987 and chartered 10 new clubs during this period. Club President, Western Districts of Adelaide 1978. Federation Councillor to South West Pacific Federation 1982-1984; Federation Reporter to South West Pacific Federation for Goodwill and Understanding 1985; Extension Officer and chartered a new club in PNG, Lae 1985. Honorary Life Member, SI Region of SA. Returned Sisters Sub-Branch RSL: President and Treasurer. Life Membership of the RSL awarded by National Executive 1995. Organised the Venture Club -- Keeping in Touch, a government sponsored initiative for Returned Sisters. Organised a memorial to the Sisters of All Wars at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Chapel, Woodville, SA. Established a Memorial Panel for the Returned Sisters at St Peter’s Cathedral. National Council of Women (NCW): Associate Member for many years. Since 1995 has been a committee member of the NCW Memorial House Building, Adelaide. The building is a Memorial to the Remembrance of the Women who served WWII. St Alban’s Church: has served on Church Council, Synod Representative for 3 years. Opportunity Shop worker, member of Ladies Guild, Sanctuary Guild. Meals on Wheels: driver since 1992. Margery Black Day Centre: volunteer for over 16 years.
Braendler OAM, Mr Roy Victor (AD2005)
For service to veterans and their families, and to the community as a fundraiser for the Salvation Army.
Blackwood Sub-Branch, Returned and Services League of Australia: Welfare Officer, since 1988; Assistant Welfare Officer, 1976-1988; Member, since 1946; and served as Vice?President, Secretary, Treasurer, and on various Sub-Committees. Has organised and convened the Widow and Widowers Lunch twice annually, since 1987. RSL Life Member, 1977. Salvation Army: Coordinator, annual Red Shield Appeal in Adelaide Hills area, 1972-2003. Awards/recognition include: Badge of Distinctive Service, Salvation Army. Certificate of Recognition, International Year of Volunteers, 2001. Volunteer Recognition Certificate, City of Mitcham, 1993.
Bramley OAM, Mrs Constance May (AD2004)
For service to the community of Edithburgh, particularly through the women's choir The Wonkanas.
Involved in the establishment of a women's choir known as The Wonkanas, 1965-2001 (raised funds for charities in the Yorke Peninsula area - now disbanded). Producer, Director, Choreographer, Conductor, Pianist, Soloist, Newsletter Editor and History Book Author. Life Member, 2000. Raised approximately $50,100 over a 36 year period. Other community service includes: President, Welfare Club, 3 years; Member, 18 years; Life Member, 1996.
Brand OAM, Mr Eric Richard (QB2002)
For service to the wine industry and to the communities of Coonawarra and Penola through Lions and other organisations.
Established his winery, 'Laira', in 1966; the first small winery in Coonawarra. Contribution to wine industry includes: Assisted new wineries. Established cellar door outlets. Assisted in the founding of the Viticultural Society of the South East of South Australia; member, current. Assisted in the founding of the Coonawarra Vignerons Association, early 1980s; member, current. Patron of Coonawarra, 1995. Community service includes: Charter member, Penola Lions Club, for 35 years. Member, Coonawarra Community Club. Member, Penola RSL Sub-Branch, since 1950; Office bearer, for many years. Member, Coonawarra Show Society.
Branson AM, Mr Colin William (QB1977)
For services to industry.
Branson AM, Mr John Gilbert (QB2010)
For service to the business community of South Australia, and to education, particularly as a contributor to Flinders University.
Current Member, Advisory Board, Bank of South Australia. Chairman, State Bank of South Australia, 1994-1996. Director, Bank of South Australia Ltd, 1994-1997. Chairman, South Australian Totalisator Board, 1999-2001. Director, Adelaide Casino, 1995-1999. Chairman, 'SA Great' Campaign, 1991-1996. Director, Pipeline Authority SA, 1993-1995. Consultant, Fisher Jeffries, 1993-1996; Senior Partner, 1985-1993; Partner, 1975-1993; Solicitor, 1974. Chairman, Stuart Petroleum, since 1999. Director, AED Oil, since 2005. Director, Hytorc (South Pacific) Pty Ltd, since 2000. Chairman, Australian Zircon NL, 1998-2008. Chairman, Simeon Wines, 1994-2002. Consultant, Minter Ellison, 1996-2004. Chair, Flinders Partners, Flinders University, since 1997; Member, Council, 1997-2006; Chair, Law School Library Fundraising Committee, 1991-1993. Chairman of Council, Pembroke School, 2005-2009; Member of Council, 1999-2009. Honorary Danish Consul for South Australia, Royal Danish Consulate, since 1981. Awards/recognition include: Companion of the University, Flinders University, 2006. Knight (first class) of the Order of Danneblog, Denmark, 1990.
Bray OAM, Dr James Hugh (QB1983)
For service to the poultry industry.
Bray AC, The Hon Dr John Jefferson (QB1979)
For service to the law, to literature and to the community.
Bray OAM, Mr Mostyn Arthur (QB2013)
For service to horticulture through the cultivation and propagation of orchids.
Commercial Grower, since 1980. Foundation Member, Cymbidium Orchid Club of South Australia, since 1987; Committee Member; Life Member. Current Hybridiser/Propagator, for many Orchid growers nationally. Annual Sponsor, Various Orchid clubs, for many years. Judge, Orchid Shows nationally, for many years.
Brealey AO, Mr Gilbert John (QB1976)
For distinguished service of a high degree to the film industry.
Brebner AM, His Hon Judge Donald Malcolm (AD1988)
For service to Australian football and to the community.
Senior Judge, District Court, South Australia. President, SA National Football League (SANFL) 1966-78. Honorary Official 1962-65. Senior Vice-President and Commissioner for Country and Junior Football, 1962. Appointed Chairman, SANFL Management Committee, 1966; made Life Member, 1972. Player 1946-52. Wide involvement in legal and community bodies including Law Society of SA and member of Council of Governors, Seymour College.
Breschi OAM, Mr Carlo (AD1988)
For service to local government and to the community.
Councillor, Murray Bridge Corporation 1963-76. Member, District Council, Murray Bridge 1981-83, served on many committees. Member and held executive positions on Rotary Club. President, Good Neighbour Council of South Australia 1970s-80s. President, Murray Bridge Catholic Church Board of Management since 1985.
Brewer AM, Mrs Joan (AD1985)
For service to library education.
Brewer OAM, Mr John Thomas (AD1998)
For service to the community, particularly through Southern Cross Care (formerly Southern Cross Homes), the Knights of the Southern Cross, the Seniors on Line project, and Neighbourhood Watch.
Mr Brewer has been an active member of the Knights of the Southern Cross since 1949, and through this organisation has given housing assistance to the elderly. Currently he is Deputy Chairman of Southern Cross Incorporated and has held this position since 1968 when Southern Cross Homes for the elderly were first established. He served as a National Councillor of the Knights of the Southern Cross, 1991-96; National Vice-President, 1973-79; National Economic Officer, 1981-87. Served as State Chairman, 1962-65; State Treasurer, 1956-58; State Councillor, 1956-57. Mr Brewer was a pivotal figure in the establishment and success of the Seniors on Line Project at Flinders University which provides computer skills for adults, and has served as their Treasurer. He has been a member of Neighbourhood Watch since 1987; State President, 1993-96; currently he is a member of the State Executive.
Brice OAM, Mr John Clifford (QB2000)
For service to the community, particularly in the development of equestrian sports in South Australia and as a sponsor and fundraiser for sporting and community organisations.
Equestrian Sport: member, South Australian Branch and Branch Committee, Equestrian Federation of Australia. Mr Brice and his wife established the Mallala Equestrian Indoor Centre on their property. The Equestrian Centre is of world class standard. Mr Brice established a junior showjumping school and sponsors 12 junior riders per term to be instructed. The Arena is also donated to local schools and charities such as St John Ambulance for fundraising activities. As an example, fundraising activities through the Arena enabled St John's to raise money for a First Aid Vehicle. Fundraising/Sponsorship involvement: participated on sporting committees to aid the running of clubs, holding a variety of honorary positions within these clubs. Sponsorship Manager, Kilburn Sports and Community Club, 1988-1991. Provides sponsorship and donations to a range of organisations, including the Crippled Children's Association, Mallala Football Club, North Adelaide Football Club and to local community groups.
Bricknell AM, Grp Capt. Kevin John (AD1986)
For service to the Royal Australian Air Force as a staff officer within the Directorate of Training -- Air Force.
Brideson OAM, Mr Colin Herbert (AD2007)
For service to the community though a range of service, church and educational organisations.
Member, Postal Services Consultative Council, Australia Post, since 1994. Member, Adelaide Rotary Club, since 1978; Secretary, 1994-1995; President, 1989-1990. Member, Freemasons South Australia and Northern Territory, since 1952; has served in various executive roles at numerous Lodges in South Australia. Board Member, The Masonic Foundation, 1991-1999. Board Member, Masonic Homes, for 9 years. Elder, Seacombe Congregation, Uniting Church in Australia, for many years. Member, Greenfield Road Community Club, for the past 10 years. Lay Preacher, Methodist and Uniting Church in South Australia, for over 50 years. Principal, Adelaide High School, 1978-1987. Principal, Port Lincoln High School, 1970-1977. Principal, Jamestown High School, 1967-1970. Fellow, Australian College of Educators, for many years. Chairman, Non-Government Schools Registration Board, 1987-1996. Served within the South Australian Department of Education, for almost 50 years.
Bridge OAM, Mr Stewart William (AD1989)
For service to the Royal Australian Air Force as Maintenance Co-ordinator at No. 492 Squadron Edinburgh, South Australia.
Joined the RAAF on November 25, 1968, as a trainee Instrument Mechanic. Since that time he has served at a variety of RAAF Bases including tours at Butterworth, Malaysia and Williamtown, NSW. He is currently the Maintenance Co-ordinator at No. 492 Maintenance Squadron, Edinburgh.
Bridge OAM, Mr Leonard James (AD1982)
For service to the community.
Bridgewater OAM, Dr Franklin Herbert (AD2004)
For service to the community, particularly through the development of ambulance services in South Australia and the charitable activities of St John Ambulance.
Bridgland AM OBE, Mr Walter Lewis (QB1985)
For service to the community.
Extensive contributions to the community through numerous organisations such as Guide Dogs Association for the Blind (South Australia and Northern Territory); Aged Pensioners' Homes Incorporated; Adelaide Children's Hospital and Adelaide Botanic Gardens. Formerly associated with, among others, South Australian Council on the Ageing; Australian Government Advisory Committee on Homeless Persons; South Australian Police Enquiry Committee; Combined Council of Commonwealth Societies; Australian Foundation on Alcohol and Drug Dependence; South Australian Division of the Australian Red Cross Society and Adelaide Festival of Arts. He was also a member of the Adelaide City Council for over 25 years and served two terms as Lord Mayor of the City; awarded the O.B.E. in 1976.
Brien AM, Mr Adrian Hugh (QB2001)
For service to business development within the retail automotive industry, and to the community through support for medical research, sporting and charitable organisations.
Automotive Industry: Served as National Chairman, Ford National Dealer Council, 1982-1998. During his tenure he negotiated a Dealer Agreement that is now the industry standard. National Chairman, Ford Dealers Advertising Fund, 1988-1994. Member, SA Ford Credit Dealer Council, since 1982. Proprietor of motor vehicle dealership Adrian Brien Pty Ltd which has held franchises for Ford, Hyundai, Honda and Chrysler/Jeep motor vehicles, since 1971. Community: Member, Board of Governors, Flinders University Foundation, since 1994. Life Governor, Flinders Medical Research Foundation, appointed 1984. Board Member, Flinders Medical Centre, 1981-1983. Trustee, Les Flavell Cricket Foundation, appointed 1998. Has made financial contributions to a wide range of charitable and community organisations and causes. Other service: Active in the Liberal Party of SA, having served as Treasurer of the State Branch. Awards: Australian Sports Medal in 2000 for his contribution to the promotion and sponsorship of sport, particularly golf.
Briggs AO, Em Prof Freda (QB2005)
For service to raising awareness of child abuse and neglect and as an advocate for effective child safety education programs.
Emeritus Professor of Child Development, University of South Australia, since 2002; instrumental in establishing Chair in Child Protection, 2004; Professor of Child Development, 1995-2002; Associate Professor, 1991-1995. Principal Lecturer, SA College of Advanced Education, 1984-1994. Foundation Dean, De Lissa Institute of Early Childhood Family Studies, Hartley College of Advanced Education, SA, 1980-1984. Director, Early Childhood Education, State College of Victoria, 1976-1980. Earlier appointments in the UK include Lecturer in Child Development; early childhood teacher; social worker; and police officer in child protection. Consultant, Avon and Somerset Police UK Child-Safe Program. Joint Head, enquiry into child abuse allegations in the Anglican Church, 2003. Member, Department of Education and Children's Services, SA, Interagency Child Protection Preventative Program Reference Group, since 2002. Member, National Child Sex Assault Reference Committee, since 2003. Member, National Editorial Board, Children Australia, a quarterly journal published for service providers and others concerned with children and families. Board Member, Australian Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Program Inc, 2004-2005. Consultant, Rotary International, for rewriting protocols and child protection guidelines for student exchanges, since 2003. Consultant, Young Media, since 2001. Consultant, Anglicare, on the education of foster carers, since 1980. Member, Commonwealth Department of Education Safe Schools Framework. Member, Veterans' Children's Education Board, Department of Veterans' Affairs, 1996-2002. Key-note addresses and other contributions as a Member, International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, since 1986. Education Adviser, Overseas Project Advisory Committee, Save the Children Fund, 1988-1996. Consultant, NSW Department of Education, 1997. Consultant, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, 1992-1994. Consultant, UK Coalition on Disability and Abuse, since 1992. Consultant, New Zealand Police and Education Minister, since 1985; and DARE Foundation NZ, since 1986. Consultant, Singapore Minister of Community Development, on family violence/child abuse prevention, 2001. Consultant to education authorities in Spain, Germany and Brazil, on child protection education programs, 1996-1997. Police Consultant, Victoria, Tasmania, Queensland and Western Australia, on matters relating to the abuse of children, 1985-1993. Patron, ASCA, since 2004. Patron, Adelaide Women’s and Children’s Hospital Palliative Care Project, since 2003. Awards/recognition include: Centenary Medal, 2001. Senior Australian of the Year, 2000. Ambassador, Honouring Women Program, Office of the Status of Women, since 2001.
Brissenden AM, Dr Alan Theo (QB1996)
For service to the arts as a promoter and critic of drama and dance and as a member of the Board of Governors of the Adelaide Festival.
Contributed significantly to theatre and dance through sharing his own knowledge and interest through a range of activities. Founding Vice-President, Australia and New Zealand Shakespeare Association 1990-92 and President from 1992-94. Currently member, International Shakespeare Association's Committee. Member, Board of Governors, Adelaide Festival of Arts from 1981-94. Contributor to Dance Australia since 1980. Dance critic for the Australian since 1990, the ABC 1984-87 the Adelaide Advertiser 1976-84, Sydney Morning Herald 1952-55. Past Chairman, SA Advisory Committee of the ABC 1977-78 and Chairman, SA Division of the Arts Council of Australia 1972-75, member 1969-75. Recently elected President of the Friends of the State Library of South Australia. Following his retirement from the University of Adelaide as Reader, Department of English Language and Literature (1994), after 31 years is now an Honorary Visiting Research Fellow. Previously appointed Fellow and Lecturer of Wolfson College, Oxford (1987 and 1992), Huntington Library, California 1979, Princeton University, USA and in France at the Centre for Elizabethan Studies and Research.
Britten-Jones AO, Mr Robert (AD1988)
For service to medicine.
Senior Visiting Surgeon and Head of Oesophago-Gastric General Surgical Unit, Royal Adelaide Hospital since 1971. Member, Court of Examiners, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 1977-86; Chairman, South Australian State Committee, 1976-78; Co-ordinator of the Supervisors of Surgical Training in South Australia for many years. Chairman, South Australian Centre of the St. John Ambulance Association, 1971-84, Member since 1963. Advisor to Adelaide's Calvary Hospital, 1977-87 and Chairman of the Board of Advice, 1980-85. Member of the Guild of St. Luke, a body concerned with the ethics of the medical profession.
Britton AM, Ms Stephanie (AD2001)
For service to the arts, particularly as founder and editor of Artlink magazine, and as an advocate for women, indigenous art and the visual arts.
As the founder and Editor of Artlink magazine (since 1981), Ms Britton has provided a forum for public debate on arts issues. She is recognised as an advocate for female and indigenous artists. She has also actively promoted the use of new technologies in the visual arts. She contributed to the National Association for the Visual Arts as a member of the Executive Committee (1990-1994 and 1998-1999); and Deputy Chair (1992-1994). Coordinator of Artists Week, Adelaide Festival of Arts (1982, 1984, and 1986). Chairperson, South Australian Visual Arts Committee (1981-1984). Council member and Acting Administrator, Experimental Art Foundation (1983). Director, University of SA Art Museum (College Gallery); and Coordinator, College Forum Program (1986-1988). Consultant for Tandanya, National Aboriginal cultural Institute: planning document for new Aboriginal arts magazine. Board Member, EcoCity Developments, Adelaide (since 1992). Curator and co-curator of several art exhibitions in Adelaide and other parts of Australia. Member, Steering Committee, Australian Centre for Art and Technology (1984-1988); and founding Committee Member, Artworkers Union (1980-1982).
Broadbent AM, Mrs Valma May (AD2002)
For service to the community through the Australian Red Cross, particularly the promotion of the organisation's work and programmes and by improving services.
National Vice-President, Australian Red Cross, 1987-2000. Concurrently Chairperson of the National Community Service Committee. Represented Australian Red Cross at international conferences. Vice-Chairman, South Australian Division, 1977-1984; Chairperson 1984-1987. President, Metro West Region, 1970-1972. Chairman, Branches Committee, 1973-1976. Member, South Australian Divisional Executive, 1973-1976. President, Woodville Branch, 1971; Secretary, 1966-1970. Red Cross representative on SA ACROD, since 1982. Vice-President South Australian Division, 1994-2000.
Brock OAM, Mrs Lois (AD2004)
For service to the community, particularly through the National Council of Women of South Australia, Zonta Club of Noarlunga/Southern Vales and World Education Fellowship.
National Council of Women of Australia (NCWA). Acting Adviser, Standing Committee on the Environment, since 2001. National Council of Women South Australia (NCWSA). State Standing Committee on Environment and Habitat: Environment Adviser, since 2000, Member, 1994-2000; Convener, 1991-1994. Secretary, 1987-1991. Member, War Memorial Fund Committee, since 1991. Delegate from the Zonta Club of Noarlunga-Southern Vales, since 1988. South Australian and Northern Territory Combined Zonta Clubs Status of Women Committee: Secretary. Zonta Club of Noarlunga/Southern Vales: Historian/Archivist, since 1988; Combined Status of Women Board Member, 2 years; Newsletter editor or typist, 6 years; Club delegate, International Year of the Volunteer, 2002; Charter Member, since 1984. World Education Fellowship: Business Manager, "New Horizons in Education" (quarterly magazine), since 1997. Involved in researching Fellowship's South Australian history, 1981, and history of Federal Council, 1987. Life Member, 1990; Member, since 1963. Other community service includes: Volunteer, "The Pines" Rehabilitation Service, 1998-2002; South Australian Association of State School Organisations Inc: Life Member, 1978; Office Manager, 1963-1970.
Brockhoff AM, Mr Roger David (AD1995)
For service to local government and to the community.
Long and continuing contribution through leadership roles in local government and other spheres. Chairman Onkaparinga District Council since 1984, instrumental in the establishment of services and facilities particularly the popular district library. Long active advocacy of adult and further education, President SA Association of Councils of TAFE Colleges 1966-92. Also chairman of local committees combating noxious weeds and plant pests, Fire Control Officer with the Country Fire Service 1987-90. 27 years' service Lions Club; Chairman since 1982 of the Lions Eye Care and Research Foundation; District Chairman of International Relations 1976-82.
Brokensha OAM, Mr Peter (QB2007)
For service to arts administration, particularly through the establishment of the Argyle Arts Centre, to programs supporting Indigenous arts and crafts people, and to the community.
Founded the Argyle Arts Centre to provide visual artists with work and display areas, 1970. Inaugural General Manager, Aboriginal Arts and Crafts Pty Ltd, 1976-1980. Visiting Fellow in Arts Administration, South Australian Institute of Technology, 1980-1983. Trustee, Adelaide Festival Centre Trust, 1983-1992. Visiting Fellow, Arts Management and Policy Program, City University, London UK, 1986. Presented papers on arts administration to international arts management conferences at Avignon, France, 1986; Hamburg, Germany, 1987; and Umea, Sweden, 1990. Chairman, Community Aid Abroad Trading Pty Ltd, 1995-2003; Board Member, 1988-2006. New South Wales Chairman, Community Aid Abroad; Member, National Executive.
Bromell AM, Mr John Edwards (AD1988)
For service to agriculture and to conservation.
Chief, Animal and Plant Control Division, Department of Agriculture, SA, 1976-85. Chief, Vertebrate Pests Control Authority, Department of Lands 1961-76. Member, editorial board of "Australian Wildlife Research". Also member: Australian Society of Animal Protection, Australian Conservation Foundation, Native Conservation Society of SA. Chairman, Working Groups of the Australian Agricultural Council. Member, SA National Parks and Wildlife Service, Regional Advisory Committee.
Brookman AM, Mr Anthony (AD1979)
For service to the Adelaide Children's Hospital.
Mr Brookman has been a member of the Board of Management of the Adelaide Children's Hospital Inc. since 1953, and was Honorary Treasurer for 20 years. He served on numerous committees of the Hospital and was Chairman of the Finance Committee from 1971-1977. He has represented the Hospital in a voluntary capacity on the Board of Rogerson's Trust Pty. Ltd., which conducts the business of the Central Provision Stores, and has been Chairman of Directors of Central Provision Stores since 1974. He is a Governor of the Adelaide Festival of Arts and a member of the Board of Directors of the Mutual Hospital Association.
Brook-Rerecich OAM, WO Johannes Ronald (AD1979)
For service as an Instrument Fitter at the Aircraft Research and Development Unit.
Brooks OAM, Mr Hector George (QB1981)
For service to primary industry.
A prominent pastoralist, Mr Brooks has made great contributions to the industry in this State and on the national scene. He was a delegate to the Australian Woolgrowers and Graziers' Council, the Australian Wool Industry conference and the Policy Commission, the Wool Study Tour of France and Italy in 1966, and a multiplicity of State and Federal bodies associated with shearing and pastoral activity. He was President of the Stockowners' Association of South Australia, 1971-1974. Community services included the National Heart Foundation, Australian-American Association and English-Speaking Union.
Brooks OAM, Mrs Pauline Anderson Ellison (QB1995)
For service to community health and fitness, particularly through the Arthritis Foundation of South Australia.
Mrs Brooks has been the Education Director of the Arthritis Foundation of SA since 1984 and is actively involved with many community and fitness organisations. Currently the Inaugural President, since 1992, of the Asia Pacific Rheumatology Health Professionals and Vice-President of the Recreation for Older Adults SA Inc. She has published numerous articles on arthritis, education and exercise and a book, "Bending for Bowlers" including an exercise programme which is used throughout Australia. Mrs Brooks has served on the Boards of the SA Keep Fit Association, Council of the Ageing, the Independent Living Centre and on the Seniors' Week Committee.
Brooks OAM, Mr George Herbert (QB2009)
For service to the community through the research and documentation of early South Australian motoring history.
For more than 40 years Mr Brooks has conducted research that has enabled him to recreate the records of all motor vehicles registered in South Australia up until the end of 1918; he has since compiled a companion set of information for vehicles from 1919-1930. Foundation Committee Member, National Motor Museum (formerly Birdwood Mill Advisory Council), 1964; has donated several of his motor vehicles to the Museum, along with his world renowned library and photographic collection. Editor/contributor, Veteran Car in South Australia journal, for 11 years; was responsible for producing a series of 12 books containing historic motoring pictures for the Sporting Car Club of South Australia called 'Brooks' books, 1977-2005. Volunteer, History Trust of South Australia, for many years; involved in the identification, verification and cataloguing of many items held in The Trust's Photographic Collection of 16,000 glass negatives. Foundation Member, The Vintage Sports Car Club of South Australia Inc, 1945; Secretary, 1945-1946; Life Member, 1963. Chairman, Dating Committee; The Sporting Car Club of South Australia, for many years; responsible for the accurate dating of historic motor vehicles; Member, 1945; Life Member, 1985. Foundation Member, The Vintage Sports Car Club of Australia, 1944. First Australian Member, Veteran Car Club of Great Britain; as the club’s Australian correspondent he wrote regular reports for its journal on the Australian historic motoring scene and contributed to several British books on the same subject. Co-Author, South Australian Motor Cars 1881-1942, 1987.
Brooks OAM, Mr Gordon Roy (QB2009)
For service to the sport of cycling in South Australia.
Former Club Secretary, Port Adelaide Cycling Club, 1976-2006; President; Treasurer; Official Handicapper, for over 50 years; Coach; Delegate, South Australian Cycling Federation Council, 1938-2006; competitor, 1937-2005; Life Member; Member, since 1937. Member, Kilkenny Cycling Club, since 1937. Current cycle supplier. Life Member, South Australian Cycling Federation. Life Member, South Australian Cycling Association. Involved in the development of the velodrome at Hanson Reserve; served as Co-Manager of the kiosk, for over 20 years. South Australian Team Coach, Cycling SA, for 12 years between 1960 and1980; South Australian Team Manager, for many times between 1950 and 1970. Coach and mentor to junior cyclists at all levels, including Michael Tutur and Stuart O'Grady. Committee Member, Port Adelaide Historical Society, for many years. Awards include: Volunteer Award, Australian Cycling Federation, 1995.
Brooksbank AM, Dr Mary Alice (AD2007)
For service to medicine in the field of palliative care as a clinician, researcher and educator, and through contributions to professional organisations.
Clinical Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, University of Adelaide, 2006. Senior Consultant and Director, Palliative Care Unit, Royal Adelaide Hospital, since 1995; Senior Staff Specialist in Palliative Care, 1992-1995; Lecturer, Department of Surgery, since 1990; Visiting Medical Officer in Palliative Care, 1989-1992; Associate Specialist, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Burns Unit), 1986-1989. Medical Director, Mary Potter Hospice, Calvary Hospital Adelaide, since 1995; Deputy Medical Director, 1991-1995; Visiting Medical Officer, 1989-1992. Council Member, Palliative Care Australia (PCA), until 2003; Chairman, Therapeutics Committee, 1997-1999; Chair, National Palliative Care Conference Committee, 2002-2003. Executive Member, Palliative Care Council of South Australia, since 1995; Member, since 1993; Honorary Life Member, 2004. Member, Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine (ANZSPM), since 1990. Deputy Chair, Combined ANZSPM, PCA and the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia Therapeutics Committee, 1999-2003; working with the Commonwealth to create the first patient-specific section of the Medical Benefits Schedule. Member, National Working Party on Lung Cancer, 2000-2002. Chair, Palliative Care Liaison Group, South Australian Department of Human Services (now Department of Health), 1998-2003. Member, Palliative Care Liaison Group, South Australian Health Commission, 1995-2006. Undergraduate Lecturer and Tutor in Palliative Care, University of Adelaide Medical School, since 1990; Member, Professional Development Curriculum Committee, since 2001; Convenor, Curriculum Sub-Committee for Years 4 and 5 Personal and Professional Development in new curriculum, since 2002. Teacher of Postgraduate Family Medicine Program trainees, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (4 times a year), 1990-1996. Has given lectures, seminars and short courses on Palliative Care through a range of organisations and associations. Has provided teaching to nurses in Palliative Care, since 1990. Honorary Treasurer, Australian and New Zealand Burn Association, 1988-1990; Founding Member, since 1990; Life Member, 1992. Honorary Secretary, South Australian Burn Association, 1987-1990. Fellow, Palliative Medicine Chapter, Royal Australasian College of Physicians, 2000. Fellow, Royal Australian College of Surgeons, 1974. Member, International Association for the Study of Pain. Member, Australian Medical Association.
Brougham AM, Ms Patricia Carmel (QB2010)
For service to the community as a fundraiser and volunteer for a range of charities supporting children and young people with disabilities.
Board Member, Minda, 2005-2007; Member, Minda Association Advocacy Group, since 2007; involved with the organisation, since 1991. Committee Member, Carols by Candlelight, since 1994. Volunteer Ambassador, Tutti Ensemble, since 2006. Volunteer, No Strings Attached Theatre of Disability, 2006-2007. Member, Advisory Committee for Disability, SA Minister for Disability Services, 1996-2000. Assisted with the Mayoral Charity Ball, City of Holdfast Bay, for several years. Event Coordinator, Novita Children's Services, 1993-2005.
Brown AM, Mr Thomas Napier (AD1979)
For service to the furniture industry.
Brown AM, Dr Harold James (AD1980)
For service to education.
Dr Brown has been Chairman of the Australian Council on Awards in Advanced Education since 1971. He has been a past member and past Chairman of several Education Committees and was foundation Professor of Electrical Engineering and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of NSW. In 1951 he joined the Department of Supply as Controller of Defence Research and later was the Controller of WRE, Salisbury. In 1958 he returned to private industry, holding various executive positions, and was deeply involved in the development of technology within the electronics industry until his retirement in 1976.
Brown OAM, Mr Victor John (QB1990)
For service to the community.
President, Ardrossan Progress Association 1985-90; member 20 years. Foundation member, Committee to build Community Club, 1976-85; continues as active member. Served on District Hospital Board of Management, 1970-89. Member, Retirement Homes Committee since its formation in 1975.
Brown AM, Em Prof Tasman (AD1994)
For service to dental research and postgraduate dental education.
Distinguished career as a dentist, dental scientist, researcher and teacher over more than 40 years. Lecturer 1960, Professor of Restorative Dentistry University of Adelaide 1976 until his retirement in 1991, former Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, gifted teacher and scientist. Member of the Dental Health Board of SA, Consultant SA Dental Service. Member of the National Health and Medical Research Council Sub Committee on Dental Health 1985-88, inaugural Chair 1985. Consultant to the Craniofacial Unit since 1988. Many other commitments. Recognised internationally for his studies of human growth and development and craniofacial morphology. Author of sophisticated computer programs to model human head growth. Also a talented musician, participating in more than 100 jazz recordings as a clarinet player.
Brown OAM, Mr Thomas Andrew (AD1977)
For public service.
Brown AM, Mr Gordon Craig (QB1978)
For services to the community and in providing architectural services to hospitals and welfare organisations.
Brown AM, Mrs Eileen Kampakuta (AD2003)
For service to the community through the preservation, revival and teaching of traditional Anangu Aboriginal culture and as an advocate for indigenous communities in Central Australia.
Mrs Brown is a Yankunyjatjara Elder from the traditional Anangu Pitjantjatjara Lands (north west of Coober Pedy); moved to Coober Pedy in 1994. Cultural leader and teacher of traditional Anangu law and culture and bush craft at the Mimili and Indulkana communities and indigenous communities at Coober Pedy. Founding Member, Kupa Piti Kungka Tjuta (Senior Traditional Women's Council of Coober Pedy); established to revive traditional culture. Member, Kungaka Kakarraku (Women from the East) cultural programme based in Adelaide. Community advocate for women's rights, particularly with regard to domestic violence; for elderly people's rights, homes and spaces set up for pensioners (eg Elders Camp at 20 Mile Creek); for children's rights, has herself supported and raised numerous children of her community; against uranium mining, through her song Irati Wanti (Leave the Poison Alone); and for alcohol free zones. Involved in the formation of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Lands Act, 1981. Involved in Work Area Clearances to protect sacred sites and to ensure that community projects such as the Stuart Highway (Mala to Cadney) proceed successfully.
Brown OAM, Rev Rodger Samuel (QB2003)
For service to religion, particularly through the Bible Society of Australia and the Uniting Church, and to the community.
Chairman/President, South Australia State Council, Bible Society of Australia, 1977-1990; Member, 1962-1997. Chairman, SA Council of Churches Executive, 1975-1977. Chairman, Memorial Hospital Board, 1966-1977. Chairman, National Aborigines Day Observance Committee. Vice-President, Aborigines Friends Association, 1975. Chairman and Secretary, National Missionary Council, South Australia Branch. Organised Thought for Today to appear in The Advertiser, 1988-1999. Superintendent, Methodist Overseas Mission (SA Conference), 1961-1977. Ordained, Methodist Minister, 1940.
Brown AM, Dr Kenneth Aylesbury (AD2006)
For service to forensic dentistry, particularly in the area of identification methods and questions of law and to specialist education and professional organisations.
Current Consultant, Forensic Odontology Unit, University of Adelaide; developed the first forensic odontology department in Australia and was Inaugural Director, 1980-2000 (retired). Visiting Lecturer, Tokyo Dental College, 1986-1990; part-time Assistant Professor, from 1991; involved in establishing a sister relationship between the University of Adelaide and Tokyo Dental College in 1986. Has trained dentists in forensic odontology techniques in the United Kingdom, Europe, Fiji, Japan, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Morocco and China. Private dental practice, 1950-1980. Chairman, Forensic Odontology Section, International Association of Forensic Science Conventions, Oxford 1984, Vancouver 1987, and Adelaide 1990. President, International Organisation of Forensic Odonto-Stomatology, 1984-1990. Board Member, Journal of Forensic Odonto-Stomatology, since 1982; contributing author. Past President, Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society (SA Branch), 1980-1981; Vice-President, 1978-1979; Editor, 1972-1977; committee member, 1970-1971; inaugural Member, since 1969. Member, Pierre Fauchard Academy, since 1994. Member, Forensic Science Society of India, 1986. Member, Medico-legal Society of Japan, since 1985. Member, International College of Dentists, since 1982. Past Vice-President, Australia Japan Association of South Australia Inc.
Brown AM, Ms Margaret Irene (AD2006)
For service to the community through advocacy roles representing the interests of health care consumers in rural and remote areas and for contributions to policy development.
Chair and Founder, Health Consumers of Rural and Remote Australia, since 1995 (except for one year); represents viewpoint of organisation to government and non-government bodies. Current Member, Flinders University Rural Clinical School Community Board; Member, John Flynn Scholarship Selection Committee, 1999-2003. Council Member, National Rural Health Alliance, 1993-2001; represented the views of Health Consumers of Rural and Remote Australia. Current Member, Rural Doctors Workforce Agency of South Australia. Current Member, SA Dental Service Advisory Panel. Current Member, SA Women’s Health Ministerial Advisory Council. Current Board Member, Northern Territory General Practice Education Board Ltd. Current Member, Health Insurance Commission Consumer Communication Group. Member, Consumer Working Group on Nursing in General Practice, 2003. Member, Women's and Children's Hospital of Adelaide Peak Consumer Advisory Group, since 2003. Chair, Murray Mallee Health and Social Welfare Council, 1990-1995. Current consumer adviser, Murray Mallee Women’s Health Team. Current Member, Regional Health Partnerships’ Suicide Prevention Project 2005, Murray Mallee Division of General Practice. Chair, National Women’s Health Advisory Group, National Women’s Health Program SA, 1990-1997. Keynote Speaker, inaugural National Rural Health Conference, Toowoomba, 1991. Advisory roles with the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing include: Current Consumer Representative, National Rural Female General Practitioners Network Steering Committee. Current Member, Australian Council for Safety and Quality in Healthcare's Consumer Reference Network. Current Member, Australian Health Information Council (and National Consent Policy Working Group). Member, HealthConnect Board, until disbanded in 2005. Consumer Representative, General Practice Partnership Advisory Council, 1998-2004; Chair, Consumer Standing Committee, 1998-2003. Member, Smoking, Nutrition, Alcohol and Physical Activity Implementation Group of Joint Advisory Group on General Practice and Population Health, 2001-2004. Member, Governing Committee, Consumers Health Forum, until 2002. Member, General Practice Strategy Review, 1998. Current Member, Editorial Board, Rural and Remote Health.
Brown AO, The Hon Dean Craig (AD2008)
For service to the Parliament of South Australia, to the promotion of economic development and reform and through enhancing business and investment opportunities.
Service to the Parliament of South Australia includes: Deputy Leader of the Opposition, 2002-2005. Shadow Minister for Health, 2004-2005. Shadow Minister for Human Services and Disability Services, 2002-2004. Deputy Premier of South Australia, 2001-2002. Minister for Human Services, 1997-2002. Minister for Disability Services; Minister for Ageing, 1997-1998. Minister for Industrial Affairs; Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, 1996-1997. Minister for Information Technology, 1995-1996. Premier of South Australia, 1993-1996. Leader of the Opposition, 1992-1993. Minister for Industrial Affairs; Minister for Public Works, 1979-1982. Liberal Member for Finniss, 1993-2006. Liberal Member for Alexandra, 1992-1993. Liberal Member for Davenport, 1973-1985. Chairman, Hillgrove Resources Ltd, since 2006. Director, Scantech Ltd, since 2007. Director, Foodbank SA Board, since 2006. Board Member, Playford Memorial Trust Inc, since 2007. Member, National Youth Mental Health Health Advisory Board, since 2006. Council Member, University of Adelaide, 1973-1979. Board Member, Botanic Gardens, Adelaide, 1973-1975. Awards include: Centenary Medal, 2001.
Brown OAM, Mrs Beverley Alice (QB2010)
For service to the arts, particularly through the Friends of the Australian Ballet (South Australia).
Committee Member, Friends of the Australian Ballet (South Australia), since 1994, Founding President, 1991-1994. Board Member, Ausdance, 1999-2002. Representative on the Board of the Adelaide Festival, since 2009. Board Member, Australian Dance Theatre, 1996-2000. Committee Member, Adelaide Festival, 1981-1993. President/Board Member, Elizabethan Theatre Trust (South Australia), 1988-1990; President, Trust’s Committee, 1984-1990.
Brown OAM, Mrs Rosalie Heather (QB2012)
For service to the community, particularly through the Anglican Mothers' Union and the National Parks of South Australia.
Member, State Executive, Anglican Mothers’ Union, for many years; Local Branch President or Secretary, on a number of occasions; Member, for over 50 years. Volunteer, Helen Mayo House, since 1995; supporting mothers who have postnatal depression. Past President, Campgrounds Hosts; National Parks of South Australia; current Patron; volunteer, for over 20 years; Life Member, Campground Hosts Group, 2005. wards/recognition include: Volunteer of the Year award as a National Parks volunteer, Rotary Club of Glen Osmond, 2001. Friends of the Parks and Wildlife award, 2000.
Brown OAM, Mrs Margaret Eunice (QB2013)
For service to the community.
Current Secretary and Church Warden, St James’ Church Council; Organiser, World Day of Prayer, every 3 years since 1977; Founder, St James’ Vestry Book (Church record of attendance), since 1977; Church Parishioner and active Member, since 1960. Current St James’ Church Representative, Central Yorke Parish Council. Current Member, Ardrossan and District Choir. Lady President, Ardrossan Bowling Club, 1997-1999; Committee Member, for 14 years; Catering Coordinator, for 10 years; Representative Player; Pairs Champion, 2011-2012; Club Champion (Ladies), 2010-2011; Mixed Pairs Club Champion, 2010-2011; Member, since 1990. Volunteer, Ardrossan Branch, Meals On Wheels, since 1999. Current volunteer, Aged Care Facility, Ardrossan Hospital Auxiliary. Secretary, Ardrossan Retirement Home Committee, 1993-2003. Fundraiser, Ardrossan Lions Club; Caterer; Host Mother, Lions International Exchange Students. Treasurer, Central Yorke Peninsula Branch, Adelaide Children's Hospital Auxiliary, in the 1970s.
Browning OAM, Mrs Janet Mary (QB1982)
For service to the community.
Bruce OAM, Mr Bob Desmond (AD1989)
For service to surf lifesaving.
State President, Surf Life Saving Association, South Australia 1979-87, Deputy President 1976-80, National Council delegate 1965-75, State Superintendent 1967-75. Joined Port Elliot Surf Life Saving Club 1956, Club Captain, Vice-President 1967-72, President 1972-87, Management Committee 1956-87.
Bruce AM, Mr James (AD2014)
For significant service to the arts in South Australia, and to the community as a supporter of youth and cultural associations.
Board Member, Helpmann Academy Foundation, 2000-2010. Board Member, State Opera of SA, since 2012. Donor, Bruce Art Prize to the Australian Festival for Young People (known as Come Out). Supporter of artists' rights in Australia. Chairman, Libraries Board of South Australia (SA), since November 2011. Honorary British Consul in Adelaide since 2006; Honorary Secretary to the Consular Corps of SA, since 2007.
Brunato-Arthur OAM, Mrs Madeleine Ruby Irene (QB1995)
For service to Australian writers, particularly through the Fellowship of Australian Writers in South Australia.
Mrs Brunato-Arthur formed the SA Writers Fellowships in 1968, and in 1972, the Fellowship joined the Federal Council of the Fellowship of Australian Writers. Mrs Brunato-Arthur served as SA President for the next 16 years and became a Life Member in 1978. She is currently South Coast President of the Fellowship. She was a tutor in creative writing for SA TAFE and the Writers Fellowship of Australia for a number of years. The Victor Harbor branch of Zonta International presented her with their "Woman of Achievement" Award for 1993.
Brunsden OAM, Mr Michele Walter (QB2006)
Service to music as a performer, teacher and conductor of student ensembles.
Strings Adviser and examiner for the Australian Music Examinations Board, SA. Private music teacher. Involved with the State Music Camp Association, since 1966; conducts Marcus String Orchestra at the annual State Music Camp. Coordinator, Strings Wilderness School. Music teacher with the South Australian Department of Education, 1967-1995; Senior String Teacher within the Music Branch. Established first string instrument program in public schools in Mount Gambier. Developed the bowed and plucked string instrument program throughout South Australian public schools. Founded and conducted the Secondary School Symphony Orchestra and the Secondary Schools String Orchestra. Conducted the Adelaide Youth String Orchestra. Conducted the Primary Schools String Orchestra. Member, Institute of Music Teachers. Member, Australian String Teachers' Association. Member, Suzuki Talent Education Association. Member, Australian Society of Music Education.
Bruzzone OAM, Ms Gloria Jean (QB2012)
For service to the community through a range of emergency service organisations.
Restricted Coxswain, Australian Volunteer Coast Guard - Coast Guard Noosa. Media Communications Officer, for many years. Editor, Barwatch magazine, for many years. Various fundraising activities, for many years. Advanced Member, Rescue Boat Crew, until 2011; Member, 2001-2011. Media Communications Officer, State Emergency Service – Tewantin, until 2011; Member, 2003-2011. Contributor, Emergency magazine, for many years. Involved in various fundraising activities, for many years. Public Relations Officer/Liaison Officer, Noosa Hospital Volunteer Service, 2000-2003; Volunteer Coordinator; volunteer, 2000-2003; Founding Member, Steering Committee, 2000; involved in establishing a constitution, policies and procedures; established and produced a monthly newsletter. Disaster Personnel Supporter, Australian Red Cross; volunteer. Founding Member, Noosa Waters Residents Association, Sports and Social Group, 2008-2011; Convenor, Boating Activity Group, 2008; Member, 1996-2011. Founding member, Masters Swimming Club, Noosa Aquatic Centre, ca1995. Member (beach patrols), Sunshine Beach Surf Lifesaving Club, 2010-2011. Mrs Bruzzone died on 15 November 2011.
Bryan OAM, Mr Allen William (QB1985)
For service to the community of Murray Bridge.
Many years service to the community of Murray Bridge. Particularly active with local sporting organisations in the areas of racing, hunting, shows and gymkhanas and football. Also involved with the local Lions Club, Community Club and Hospital among other organisations.
Bryan OAM, Mr Laurence (AD1981)
For service in the field of Aboriginal welfare.
Bryant AM, Mr Roy Henry George (AD1980)
For community service, particularly the welfare of alcoholics.
Mr Bryant is Superintendent of Archway Rehabilitation Centre, Port Adelaide which he joined in 1960. He has made an outstanding contribution to the development of work orientationed programmes in the treatment of rehabilitation of alcoholics in SA. He has been actively involved with the Alcohol and Drug Addiction Board, the Law Reform Committee, the training of personnel likely to be concerned with alcoholics, and the furtherance of co-operation between all agencies concerned with the care and recovery of alcoholics.
Bryce AM, Mr Eric Albert (QB1988)
For service to music education.
Senior Lecturer in Music, SA College of Advanced Education since 1986; Lecturer since 1975. Music Master SA Education Department 1958-73. During this period wrote musical textbook "Rhythm of Sound". In 1969 started writing for the ABC composing and arranging for national radio and television and writing educational scripts. Composed "Crosswinds Suite" for Proms Concerts 1979. Author of music text "Harmony, a Bridge from Traditional to Jazz Related Harmonic Concepts". For Jubilee 150 Youth Music Festival composed "Jazz through the Looking Glass." Piano Leader of the Eric Bryce Band.
Brzezinski OAM, Mrs Maria (AD1994)
For service to the Polish community.
Inaugural and active member Polish Society "Ottoway" since 1952. (Ottoway was formed to establish a school where children of migrants could learn the language, culture and history of Poland). Involved in the purchase of land and the construction of classrooms and clubrooms for use by the society. Member of the Polish Educational Society. Active member of the Senior Citizens Club at St. Maximilian Kolbe's Church and of group Dom Kopernika.
Bubner OAM, Mr Donald Perce (QB2001)
For service to the community, particularly though the Adelaide Plains Male Voice Choir.
Adelaide Plains Male Voice Choir: Leader and Choirmaster. The choir has 40 members from a range of professions who live in the area from Gawler to Kadina. They have a repertoire of over 90 individual items of sacred and secular music. Responsible for fundraising for community and welfare groups in rural South Australia through choral performances over the past 14 years. Adelaide Plains Parish, Uniting Church in Australia: Accredited Lay Preacher; Member of Parish Council for approximately 30 years including appointment as first Lay Chairperson; Elder; Youth Leader; Principal Organist; Choir Conductor; has been a member of Co-operating Ministries Committee (Adelaide based Inter Church committee). Chairperson, Owen Community Centre and Community Development Board, 1992-1998. Chairman, Owen Silo Committee. Other Community Service: Local organiser of Mid-North Passenger Transport Service, volunteer community bus driver, Balaklava Hospital Board, Balaklava Show Society and SA Farmers Federation.
Bui-Thi-Nghia OAM, Sr Mary Elizabeth (AD1984)
For service to ethnic welfare.
Bull OAM, Mrs Janet (AD1986)
For service to the welfare of those with intellectual disabilities.
Bundy AM, Dr Alan Lindsey (QB2005)
For service to librarianship in university, school and public libraries, to professional development, and to promotion of the role of librarians in educating people in the use of information resources.
Foundation University Librarian, University of South Australia, 1992-2005; established National Australian Periodicals Services for Schools, 1993; initiated International Library and Information Consulting and Training Services for librarians; instrumental in the University’s twinning arrangements with Fort Hare Library, South Africa, and Bandung Institute of Technology Library, Indonesia. President, Friends of Libraries Australia, since December 2004, Vice-President, 2003-2004. Instrumental in establishing Australian and New Zealand Institute for Information Literacy, 2001. Initiated Australian Information Literacy Standards, 2001. Initiator and Director, Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Library, since 1997. Foundation College Librarian, South Australian College of Advanced Education, 1983-1992. President, Australian Library and Information Association, 1988 and 2002; initiated National Forum on Library Promotion, Library Technician of the Year Award, and ‘Information for the Nation’ campaign; President, South Australian Branch, 1986; Fellow, 1990. Founder and Director, Australian Clearing House for Library and Information Science, since 1981. Founder and Director, Australian Clearing House for Sport, Recreation and Tourism, 1980. Founder and Editorial Manager, Auslib Press, since 1986. Editor, Australasian Public Libraries and Information Services, since 1986. Chief Librarian, Footscray Institute of Technology, 1974-1983. Library consultant, Schools Commission, 1978-1984. College Librarian, Western Australian Technical Education Division, 1969-1974. Numerous consultancies include: Islamic Universities, Indonesia. Hong Kong public libraries. Upper Riccarton Public Library, New Zealand. City of Onkaparinga Library services (South Australia). Associate Fellow, Australian Institute of Management, 1988. Awards include: H C L Anderson Award, Australian Library and Information Association, 1998.
Bundy AM, Mrs Judith Marion (AD2014)
For significant service to public education through governance and advocacy roles, and to the community of South Australia.
Senior Vice-President, Australian Council of State School Organisations, 1999-2002 and since 2008; President, 2002-2005; Vice-President, 1996-1999. Representative on various boards and committees including: - Family-School and Community Partnership Bureau. - National Conversation with Principals Annual Conference, 2012 and 2013. - Australian Council on Children and the Media, since 1992. - Curriculum Corporation Board. - Personal Tax Advisory Group. - Australian Youth National Executive. Foundation Board Member, NetAlert Ltd, 1999-2008. Member, Asia Education Foundation Advisory Board, 2003-2008; Founding Member, Family School Partnership Framework. Assistant Secretary, South Australian Association of School Parent Clubs, since 2005; Policy and Research Project Officer, 2000-2004; Secretary, 1997-1999; President, 1993-1997; Metropolitan Vice-President, 1991-1993. Representative on various boards and committees including: - Merit Selection Processes Panel, since 2005. - Innovative and Community Networks Management Committee, since 2012. - Volunteer Ministerial Advisory Group, 2010-2011. - Asthma Australia Advisory Groups, 2010-2012. - Values Forum Advisory Committee, 2007. - Equity Programs Reference Group, 1995-2003. - Numeracy Reference Group, 1998-2003. - Curriculum Reference Groups, 1999-2000. Member, Senior Years Group, South Australian Curriculum Standards and Accountability Framework, since 2000. Member, South Australian Studies of Asia Advisory Group, 2010. Member, Senior Secondary Assessment Board of South Australia, 1997-2003; Member, Education Standing Committee, 1995; Member, Parent Liaison Group. Member, Numeracy Research Project Reference Group, South Australian Primary Principals Association, 2001-2002. Member, South Australian Civics and Citizenship Professional Development Committee, 1998-2002. Co-Proprietor and Manager, Auslib Press, since the 1970s. Awards/recognition include: Ambassador, 1 Million Women.
Bungey OAM, Mr Errol Desmond (QB1986)
For service to lawn bowls.
Represented South Australia in lawn bowls 1966-83. Represented Australia in World Bowls Championship 1972, Commonwealth Games 1974 and 1978, World Indoor Championships 1979. Won many local club and State Championships. Served on Royal SA Bowling Association Coaching Panel two years. President of the Grange Bowling Club and Zone Delegate 1979-81.
Bungey AM, Mrs Cicely Marion Joyce (QB1989)
For service to women's affairs in rural areas.
Ministerial Liaison Officer for the Department of Agriculture (SA). Co-ordinator, Rural Women's Information Service (SA) 1988-89. Actively involved with the SA Rural Counselling Scheme and the Rural Crisis Task Force.
Burdett OAM, Mr Leslie Underwood (Les) (AD2008)
For service to the turf management industry as a grounds and ovals curator and through contributions to the development of new grasses and soils technology, and to the community.
Oval Manager, South Australian Cricket Association (particularly Adelaide Oval), since 1980; in charge of 12 hectares of turf, 5 cricket pitch squares, 2 bowling greens, 65 practice pitches, 6 grass tennis courts; Curator, 1978-1980; Assistant Manager, 1976-1978; employee of the South Australian Cricket Association, since 1969; has prepared 30 Test pitches. Invited to oversee the preparation of pitches for the 1987 World Cup in India; plus invitations from England, South Africa and New Zealand Cricket Associations for assistance and advice. Assists with regional and suburban pitches. Consultant to Cricket Australia and the International Cricket Council. Consultant to inter alia State Government for preparation of pitches for Olympic Soccer at Hindmarsh Stadium, 2000; Tennis South Australia regarding advice on court preparation; and Australian Football League regarding ground preparation. President, SA Turf Curators and Ground Staff Association, for 5 years; Founding Member, 1981. Associate Fellow, Royal Australian Institute of Parks and Recreation (now Parks and Leisure Australia). Assisted in the establishment of ‘Hooked on Cricket’ fundraiser for charity. Assists with Variety Bash and the Children's Charity Biggest Backyard BBQ. Awards/recognition includes: Centenary Medal, 2001. Inaugural recipient, South Australian Turf Management Award.
Burford OAM, Mr Robert Oliver (AD2005)
For service to the community through fundraising activities supporting aged care, health and youth groups.
Founding Member, Australian Model Railway Exhibition, since 1985; Chair/Coordinator; Deputy Coordinator. Exhibition has raised over $100,000 and all proceeds go to charities for children, such as Ronald McDonald House and the Cranio Facial Unit of Adelaide Women and Children’s Hospital. Member, South Australian Railway Modellers Association, for over 20 years; Club President, for 6 years; has held other executive positions; Life Member. Member, Mount Barker Rotary Club, since 1982; Membership Director; Bulletin Editor, 2002?2003; President, for one year; supported the establishment of the Rotary Club of Blakiston, in the mid-1990s, and participation in a range of activities oriented towards young people, including Australian Business Week program, Career Expos. Chairman, Rotary Youth Leadership Award, for 8 years. Bus Driver for Meadows Primary School. Chair, Friends of Coppins Bush, Landcare. Board Member, Sash Ferguson Hostel, Mount Barker and District Home for the Aged, since 1999. Member, Anembo Park Management Committee, District Council of Mount Barker. Auditor, Adelaide Hills Restorers Club. Board Member and Co-Treasurer, Bush Church Aid Hospital, for 4 years. Work history and associated community service: Macclesfield Primary School, 1990-1994. Principal, Littlehampton Primary School, 1982-1989. Principal, Tarcoola Special Rural School, 1978-1981. Chairman, Tarcoola Community Development Council, for 4 years; Secretary/Committee Member, Tarcoola Racing Club; Volunteer, Royal Flying Doctors Service; community projectionist. Teacher, Brookway Park Reformatory School, 1972-1975. Teacher, Quorn Area School, 1968-1971. Re-established Quorn Scout Group and served as Scout Leader; Volunteer, St John Ambulance; Foundation Member, Quorn Apex Club; Member Quorn Tourism Association. Teacher, Kulpara Rural School, 1967. Lay Preacher, Kulpara Methodist Church. Teacher, Beltana Rural School, 1964-1966. Member, Beltana Progress Association, for 3 years. Teacher, Woocalla Rural School, 1963. Teacher, Chandada Rural School, 1961-1962. Streaky Bay Scouts Leader, 1962.
Burge OAM, Mrs Dianne Marie (AD1999)
For service to community health, particularly through the Arthritis Foundation of South Australia.
Mrs Burge, a sufferer of rheumatoid arthritis, has served as a Board Member of the Arthritis Foundation of South Australia since 1988 and as Honorary Secretary for several years. After moving to Adelaide in 1985, became one of the first group of people to train as a leader of the Arthritis Self Management Course and was subsequently appointed coordinator of the self-management programmes by the Arthritis Foundation of South Australia. She has trained leaders of courses, planned and budgeted for activities and promoted the services of the Foundation at public meetings. Mrs Burge has assisted rheumatologists and health professionals with teaching at undergraduate and post-graduate levels. Physical education teacher at St Peter’s Girls’ School from 1976 to 1984. Named South Australian Sportswoman of the Year in 1966 after winning three gold medals during the 1966 Commonwealth Games. She represented Australia at the 1964 and 1968 Olympic Games and was National Sprint Champion in 1963, 1965, 1967 and 1968.
Burgess OAM, Mr Thomas Harold (AD1989)
For service to Australian football and cricket.
Actively involved with Norwood Union Football Club since 1948, including player, Club Captain, Secretary, Chairman and Club delegate since 1954. Instigator Norwood Union Cricket Club formed 1960, foundation committee member and continues to serve.
Burgess OAM, Mrs Thelma Doreen (QB1997)
For service to the community, particularly through the South Australian Branch of the Australian Red Cross.
Mrs Burgess has provided 26 years service (1969-95) to the Australian Red Cross (SA). She served as President, Norwood Branch, Australian Red Cross (SA), 1970-95, having joined as a Branch member in 1969. She has also held the position of Regional Secretary, Metropolitan East Region, Australian Red Cross (SA) 1988-90; President 1978-80. Her community service also includes serving as President, Kensington and Norwood Women's Service Association; Board member, Norwood Aged Cottage Homes since 1978; member of the Norwood Historical Society since 1982.
Burgess OAM, Mrs Leonie Ruth (AD2014)
For service to highland dancing.
National Secretary, Australian Board of Highland Dancing. Technical Secretary, South Australian State Committee of Highland Dancing. State Coordinator annual State concert for schools. Highland Dance tutor at Scotch College, for 24 years. Has taught dancers at Royal Caledonian Society of South Australia and Port Adelaide Caledonian Society, for over 25 years. Awards/recognition include: Awarded a medal by the Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia in appreciation of her contribution to Australian multiculturalism, 2004.
Burgoyne OAM, Ms Iris (QB2004)
For service to the Indigenous community of South Australia, particularly as a historian of the Mirning people and through the Port Lincoln Aboriginal Health Service.
Mirning and Kokatha Elder; provides shelter, food and friendship to members of the community. Author, The Mirning We Are the Whales, the story of her life and the history of the Mirning people. Inaugural Chairperson, Port Lincoln Aboriginal Health Service, 1993.
Burlinson OAM, Mr George (AD1994)
For service to animal welfare.
President of the Animal Welfare League of SA Inc. since 1982, serving as Vice-President 1981-82 and Council Member since 1978. Initiated a fund-raising campaign for Rotary Companion Animal Centre (boarding centre) in 1985, which was officially opened in 1988. Involved in fund-raising and arranging the construction of a Memorial Garden for Pets 1983.
Burnell AM, Dr Arthur William (AD1981)
For service to medicine, particularly in the field of domiciliary care.
Burnett AM, His Hon. Ian Brandwood (QB2003)
For service to the law and judiciary, particularly in the development of judicial administration through procedural reform and implementation of technological advances.
District Court of South Australia: Judge 1973-2000; currently an Auxiliary Judge; involved in driving administrative reform in the District Court; served as Acting Chief Judge on a number of occasions; alternative member for the Chief Judge on the Council of the Courts Administration Authority. Judicial Council: participated in its establishment and served as a member of the Council. Judicial Conference of Australia: member, 1992-2000, of the Governing Council of the conference, and member of its executive committee. Law Council of Australia: Member of Committees on Law Reform and Family Law; Chairman, for 3 years. Family Court of Australia: member of advisory group (to the Federal Attorney-General) on developing the Family Law Act and the establishment of the Family Court (established 1975); also advised the Attorney-General on Legal Aid and Trade Practices. Mental Health Review Tribunal: Inaugural Chairman from 1979. Member of Council, Law Society; Committee Member, Legal Assistance Scheme, 1965-1973; 3 years as Chairman; Member of Law Reform Committee. University of Adelaide: Examiner in Law, 1973-1988. South Australian Amateur Football League: Chair of Disciplinary Tribunal, for 7 years.
Burns AM, Mr Brian Paul (QB1999)
For service to the administration of medical and veterinary science, to the University of Adelaide, and to the community.
South Australian Government representative on the Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science from 1982 to 1997; Chairman, 1989-1997. In his role as Chairman, he guided the Institute in its development as a service, teaching and research organisation. The Hanson Centre for Cancer Research was developed during his period as Chairman. Mr Burns using his skill as a businessman has assisted the University of Adelaide in both commercial and consulting ventures. He has held the position of Chairman of the Board of Luminis Pty Ltd, the University’s intellectual property company. Fellow, Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants; served on SA Divisional Council, 1979-1984; President, 1982-1983. Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors since 1979; Fellow. He is a Director of a number of public and private companies. Mr Burns has been actively involved in the community and assists in various fundraising activities for medical research, and has been a member of the SA Regional Committee, Winston Churchill Memorial Trust since 1991.
Burns AM, Dr Richard John (AD2000)
For service to medicine, particularly in the field of neurology, and to the community as a patron and professional contributor to groups providing support for people with neurological diseases.
Dr Burns has been the Head of the Neurology Unit, Flinders Medical Centre since 1976 and Chairman of the Clinical Review Committee since 1980. He participated on the Medical Audit, Ethics and Patient Rights and Quality Assurance Executive Committees of the Centre. Dr Burns is an Associate Professor, Flinders University and Medical Centre, South Australia. Dr Burns has contributed to a number of patient support groups. He is Patron of the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Society. He serves as Honorary Medical Adviser to the following: Parkinson’s Syndrome Society; Epilepsy Association of South Australia; the Multiple Sclerosis Society; the Muscular Dystrophy Association; the Huntington’s Disease Association; and the Neurosurgical Research Foundation. Dr Burns has been an Honorary Director since 1983 of the Australian Brain Foundation. He serves as a member of the Executive of the State Committee since 1974; and was Chairman (1986 to 1989). He was a Councillor of the Australian Association of Neurologists; and was President, 1996 to 1998. Councillor, Royal Australasian College of Physicians (8 years). Served on the Social Issues, Maintenance of Professional Standards, Grants Advisory (as Chairman), and on Examinations Committees. Honorary Director, Medical Defence Association of South Australia, 1970 to 1995. Since 1995, Dr Burns has contributed on the Medical Defence Association Cases Committee in an honorary capacity.
Burns OAM, Mrs Helene Katherine (AD2006)
For service to the indigenous community and to refugees.
Advocate for Arrernte people of Central Australia; grew up at Hermannsburg Mission in 1930s (daughter of Pastor Friedrich Albrecht, Minister to the Mission); provides support and interpreting skills for Arrernte people when they are in Adelaide. Employed by Interpreting and Translating Centre, Multicultural SA, as casual interpreter for Aranda (Arrernte) language, since 1980. Member, Ferryden Park Lutheran Church; assists in integrating refugees. Awards include: ‘Servant of Christ’ Award, Lutheran Church, 2003.
Burr AM, Dr Michael (AD2003)
For service to the development of the Australian olive industry through the fostering of research into the genetics, processing and assessment of olive oil, and as a pioneer in the development of geriatric medicine within Australian teaching hospitals.
Established his own olive farm in South Australia, from 1976, and is now providing a consultative service to others in the industry. Author, Australian Olives: A guide for growers and producers of virgin oils; now in its fifth edition. Honorary Field Associate, Department of Horticulture, Viticulture and Oenology, Waite Campus, Adelaide University. First Life Member, Australian Olive Association, 2001. Founding member, Olives South Australia. Inaugural Medical Director, Eastern Regional Geriatric and Medical Rehabilitation Service, Adelaide, 1974-1985. Head, Geriatric Unit, Royal Adelaide Hospital, 1974-1985. Past President, Australian Geriatrics Society. Inaugural Chair, Specialist Advisory Committee, Royal Australasian College of Physicians, 1982-1988; Chair, Social Issues Committee, 1980-1984. Consultant (Rehabilitation), Repatriation Commission, Canberra, 1971-1973.
Burr AM, Hon Justice Rodney Keith (AD2005)
For service to the law in Australia and internationally, particularly through the establishment of the World Congress on Family Law and the Rights of Children and Youth.
Co-Convenor, 1st, 2nd and 3rd World Congress on Family Law and the Rights of Children and Youth, 1993, 1997 and 2001. Co-Chair, 4th World Congress on Family Law and the Rights of Children and Youth, 2005. Involved with, and established, Family Law and Family Rights Section, LawAsia, in the early 1990s. Judicial Fellow, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Member, Family Law Section, American Bar Association; Member, International Law Sub?Committee. Chairman, Family Section, Law Council of Australia, 1990-1994; Deputy Chairman, 1986?1989; Member, 1979-1998. Board Member, Australian Institute of Family Studies, 1983-1989. Member, Federal Attorney-General's Advisory Family Law Council. Co-Founder, Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators. President, Law Society of South Australia, 1987-1988; Council Member, 1979-1989; has also held executive positions of Vice-President, Treasurer and Committee Member; Chairman, Family Law Committee; Chairman, Family Law Section; Member, South Australia LawAsia Committee, 1991-1992. Board Member, Law Foundation South Australia. Member, Board of Examiners, Supreme Court of South Australia. Member, Steering Committee, Law School, Flinders University. Judge, Family Court of Australia, Adelaide, since 1998. Partner, Thomson Playford, 1997. Partner, Playfords, 1973-1996; Solicitor, 1971-1972; Articled Clerk, 1969 and 1970. Awards include: International Year of the Family, United Nations Award, 1994.
Burrell AO, Prof Christopher John (QB2008)
For service to medicine as a specialist in infectious diseases, particularly in the field of virology, as an administrator and educator, and to the community of South Australia through the establishment of the Coriole Music Festival.
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science, Adelaide, since 1985; Medical Specialist, 1979-1985. Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Adelaide, since 1990; Head, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, 1990-1999; Clinical Professor, Virology, 1986-1990. Senior Consultant Specialist in Virology, Royal Adelaide Hospital, since 1982. Honorary Consultant in Virology, Adelaide Children's Hospital, 1983-1992. Honorary Registrar, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh UK, 1973-1979. Lecturer, Bacteriology, Medical School, Edinburgh University UK, 1971-1979. Member, Collaborative Research Team, Edinburgh University and Biogen NV, 1978-1979; the University was approached by the newly-formed pharmaceutical company, Biogen, to work collaboratively on the cloning of viral DNA; undertook research at the University to extract DNA from serum samples which led to the successful cloning of the DNA - the process was patented by Biogen and royalties for the work flowed to the University; this research enabled the development of the first diagnostic tools and vaccines for Hepatitis B. Project Grant Assessor, National Health and Medical Research Council, 1984-2007; Chairman, Discipline Panel, 2001 and 2003; Member, 1999-2000; Member, Project Grants Committee, 1996-2000; Member, Medical Research Committee, 1988-1993; Member, Research Fellowships Committee, 1988-1993; Council’s Representative on various Research Institutes, 1988-1993. Member, Board, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, 1988-1993; Chairman, Hepadnaviridae Study Group, International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses, 1993-2000; Member, 1982-2003. Member, International Scientific Committee, Institute of Medicine, Microbiology, Fudan University (Shanghai), since 2003. Member/Chair, various Government Advisory Committees on Infectious Diseases, since 1973. Co-Founder and Musical Director, Coriole Music Festival, since 1999. Awards/recognition include: Wellcome Australia Award and Medal, 1984; for the research undertaken on Hepatitis B with Emeritus Professor Sir Kenneth Murray.
Burrowes OAM, Mr Kevin Neil (AD2006)
For service to surf lifesaving as a patrol officer, instructor, competitor and through a range of administrative roles.
Deputy Chairman/Honorary Assistant Secretary, Royal Life Saving Society South Australia, since 1980; Member, since 1967; State Consultant, Vacswim Advisory Committee, since 1990; South Australian representative to the National Council. National Finance Director, Royal Life Saving Society Australia, 1994-1999. Inaugural President/Chief Patrol Officer, West Lakes Royal Life Saving Club, 1974-1980; involved in establishing ‘lake patrols’, 1974. Instructor/Examiner, since 1958. Patrol Officer, 1958-1975. Competitor, State and National Championships, 1963-1988. Organiser/Initiator, State and Schools Lifesaving Competitions, since 1972. Member, Organising Committee, National Lifesaving Competitions, 1977, 1986 and 1995. Judge/Referee, State, National and International Lifesaving Competitions. National Royal Life Saving Adviser, India, 1995. Manager, Australian lifesaving team, Penang competition, 1992. Delegate, Asia Pacific Penang Conference, 1979. Member, Australian Lifesaving Team, 1977. Awards include: Centenary Medal, 20001. Australian Sports Medal, 2000.
Bursill AM, Prof Donald Bruce (AD2007)
For service to water quality research and resource management through a range of research and industry organisations.
Deputy Chair, Global Water Research Coalition; Founding Board Member, 2003-2006. Chief Executive Officer, Co-operative Research Centre for Water Quality and Treatment, 1995-2005. Chief Scientist, Australian Water Quality Centre, SA Water (formerly the Engineering and Water Supply Department), 1989-2005; Manager, Water Resources Branch, 1989-1993. Current Chair, scientific task force for the South Australian Government to recommend strategies for the improvement of the River Torrens in South Australia. Current Senior Researcher, Research Advisory Committee, South Australia Water Centre for Water Science and Systems, University of South Australia. Chair, Coordinating Committee, Australian Drinking Water Guidelines Review, National Health and Medical Research Council, 1996-2004. Leader of the Australian delegation at many meetings held under the Australian-German collaborative program on Water and the Environment – a research venture that operated between 1992 and 2000. Committee Member, South Australian Branch, Australian Water Association (AWA); Chair, Organising Committee, AWA Convention, 1999. Member, Emerging Technologies Group, American Water Works Association Research Foundation; includes leaders of key international research organisations. Joint Patent Holder for the water treatment process incorporating Magnetic Ion Exchange (MIEX) resin. Author/Researcher, more than 90 publications. Awards include: Premier’s Medal, South Australian Branch, AWA, 2005. CSIRO Medal, for the development of the MIEX process, 1999.
Burton OAM, Miss Christine Ann (QB1984)
For service to sport, particularly netball.
Burton OAM, Mrs Yvonne Rhonda (AD2000)
For service to the community, particularly through Meals on Wheels.
Volunteer for Meals on Wheels for 37 years, commencing as a deliverer in 1962. In 1980 became Assistant Staff Officer and, from 1984 to present, Staff Officer. Secretary for 15 years of the Colonel Light Gardens Uniting Church Tuesday Evening Fellowship. In 1987 was a Foundation Member and continues with the Ladies Probus Club of St Mary’s. Active member and fundraiser for the All Hallows Court Anglican Aged Care Auxiliary for 12 years.
Burton OAM, Mr Julian Andre (QB2006)
Service to the community through the Julian Burton Burns Trust.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Julian Burton Burns Trust, since 2003; the Trust was established to assist in improving treatment for burn patients in South Australia, to provide support for burn patients receiving treatment, and to provide financial support in areas of burns education and research.
Bush OAM, Miss Mora Jane (QB1999)
For service to equestrian sports as a rider, instructor, judge and administrator.
Miss Bush has been a member of the Equestrian Federation of Australia (SA Branch) since 1965, and a member of the Coaching Committee and Chairperson of the Dressage Committee for many years. Selected as a delegate to the Equestrian Federation of Australia in the disciplines of Dressage and Show Jumping. She is also an International Candidate and National Showjumping Course Designer. Miss Bush is a Level 3 equestrian coach (the highest level achievable) and she is a Coach Educator for the education of Level 1 trainees under the National Coaching Accreditation Scheme. Serves as a National Level A Dressage Judge and a National Level 2 Showjumping Judge. As a rider, she represented Australia in 1986 and has represented South Australia numerous times in Dressage, Show Jumping, Eventing and Polocross. Contributes as a coach of the Strathalbyn Show Jumping Club Inc since its inception in 1962.
Bussenschutt OAM, Mrs Elaine Heather (AD1994)
For service to the community.
Mrs Bussenschutt has served as President of the SA Association of School Parents' Clubs Inc. since 1991 and executive member since 1983. Currently Junior Vice-President, Yorke Peninsula Field Days Inc. (President-elect for 1997 event (and assistant secretary 1990-92. Cunliffe Women's Agricultural Bureau delegate to Yorke Peninsula Field days Committee 1983 and 1985-89. President, Cunliffe Women's Agricultural Bureau 1980-82 and executive member since 1964. Other community activities include Business and Professional Women's Association, Lioness Club (President 1991-92), Kadina Show Society, school committees and local church.
Bussenschutt OAM, Mrs Raelene Mary (AD2013)
For service to the community through health, agricultural and women's organisations.
Founding Member, Alzheimer's Association South Australia, 1983-1991; Life Member. President, Northern Yorke Peninsula Branch, Cancer Council, since 2006; Vice-President, 1999-2005; Member, since 1996. Member, Meals on Wheels, for 25 years. Board Member, Kadina Hospital, for 20 years. Member, Kadina Hospital Auxiliary, for many years. Involved in establishing the Community Visitors Scheme for the Copper Coast Area; Founding Committee Member and long-time supporter. General Committee Member, Yorke Peninsula Field Days, 1976-2007; President, Ladies General Interest Section Committee, 1985-1987; served in several executive positions; Member, 1973-1996; Service Award,1985; Life Member, 2003. Past President, Yorke Peninsula Shows Association. Committee Member, Kadina Agricultural and Floricultural Society, since 2001. State President, Women in Agriculture and Business (WAB), 1990; State Councillor, 1986-1990; Coordinator, WAB News; Regional Councillor, 1987; Committee Member, for several years. President, Cunliffe Branch, 1968-1970, 1992-1994 and 2006-2007; served in several executive roles, 1966-2007; Member, since 1960; Life Member; 1981; 50 Years' Badge; 2010.
Butler OAM, Mr John Edward (AD2006)
For service to education, particularly in the field of geography as a teacher, author and administrator, and to the community.
Director of Studies, Walford Anglican School for Girls, since 1991; Geography specialist, since 1984. Current Member, Association of Independent Schools of South Australia, Secondary Curriculum Reference Committee. Committee Member, Australian College of Educators, South Australian Branch, 1996-1997; Member, for over 25 years. Judge, Tournament of Minds, 2004-2005; Facilitator, Tournament of Minds, 1994-2005. Chief Examiner, Senior Secondary Assessment Board of South Australia, 1987-1990; Syllabus Writer, 1980-1983 and 1989-1994; Supervising Examiner, 1978-1986; Setting Examiner, 1976-1979. Member, Geography Teachers Association of South Australia, for many years; President, 1978-1982; Life Member, 1986. Member, Department of Education, South Australia, Geography Curriculum Committee; Geography Teacher, 1969-1983. Author and co-author of geography texts, including: Geography Links Two, 2001. Geography Links One, 2000. Beyond Australia: A New Geography, 1994. Australia: A Core Geography, 1992. Australian Environments: Data and Skills, 1992. Wide World of Geography (series 1, 2 and 3), 1986, 1987 and 1989. Steps in Geography (series 1, 2 and 3), 1983, 1985, 1986. Geography Skills for GCSE and Standard Grade, 1984. Skills Book for Secondary Schools, 1984. Atlas (series 1, 2 and 3) and Teachers Guide, 1983, 1984 and 1985. Moving into Maps, 1982. People and the Weather, 1982. Man Made Disasters, 1980. People and the Coast, 1978. Natural Disasters, 1976. Councillor, The Corporation of the Town of Walkerville, for 5 months in 1995.
Butterfield OAM, Mr Mervyn Bancroft (AD1986)
For service to the sport of life saving.
Buttery OAM, Mr Herbert (QB1986)
For service to the welfare of the visually impaired.
Foundation Member, Blind Welfare Association of SA Inc. since 1936. Board member since 1956. Executive Secretary, Public Relations and Fund-raising Officer 1973-75. Appointed full time in position 1975-81. Continued in honorary capacity 1981-85. Currently active with Board of Management and various committees together with other voluntary services through welfare and social activities for visually impaired.
Buttery OAM, Mr Raymond Harvey (AD2009)
For service to veterans and their families through a range of ex-service and social welfare organisations.
Chairman, Darwin Defenders 1942-45 Inc., South Australian Branch, since 1999. Current Member, Royal United Services Institute, South Australia. Current Chairman, 48th Infantry Battalion/108 LAA Regiment Club. Current Member, Veterans Information Briefing Council, Department of Veterans Affairs. Current Member, Ex-Service Consultative Council. President, Residents Assistance Committee, Alexander Lodge, South Australia. Board Member, Elder Care South Australia. Assistant State Director, Austcare, Freedom From Hunger and Regional Chairman (South Australia), mid to late 1970s. Public Relations Officer, Royal South Australian Deaf Society, 1979-1983. Member, Rehabilitation Committee, South Australian Association for Mental Health, 1967-1979; and Committee Representative on Council and Executive Committee, 1970-1977. Acting Secretary, South Australian Association for Mental Health 1975; Executive Member, 1970-1977; and Rehabilitation Committee Secretary, 1967-1979. Inaugural Board Member, North Eastern Community Hospital, Campbelltown, South Australia, 1972-1978. Lay Preacher, Uniting Church, since 1950; active member. Justice of the Peace, since 1962. Awards/recognition include: A building was named in his honour by the South Australian Association for Mental Health.
Byard AO PSM, Prof Roger William (AD2013)
For distinguished service to medicine in the field of forensic pathology as an academic, researcher and practitioner and through contributions to professional committees and organisations.
Marks Professor of Pathology, University of Adelaide, since 2006. Senior Specialist Forensic Pathologist, Forensic Science SA, since 1999; former Chief Forensic Pathologist. Current Consultant Paediatric Forensic Pathologist, Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide. Current Chair, Pathology Working Group, International Society for the Study and Prevention of Infant Death. Current Member, Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood Medical Advisory Board, USA. Member, South Australian Child Death and Serious Injury Review Committee, Department for Communities and Social Inclusion, since 2006. Current Member, Scientific Board, Australian Marine Mammal and Wildlife Research Organisation. Member, South Australian Post-neonatal Mortality Committee, 1995-2011. Board Member, Kidsafe SA (Child Accident Prevention Foundation of Australia), since 1997. Member, National Scientific Advisory Group, SIDS and Kids Australia, since 2004. Visiting Overseas Professor to South East Asia, Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, 2011. Visiting Speaker to South Africa, International Academy of Pathology, 2010. Member, Disaster Victim Identification Team, Bali (bombings), 2002; and Thailand (Asian Tsunami), 2004. Foundation Fellow, Faculty of Forensic Medicine, Royal College of Physicians, (London). Foundation Fellow, Faculty of Science, Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia. Member, Forensic Advisory Committee, Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, since 2006. Foundation Member, Australian College of Legal Medicine. Co-edited Encyclopaedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine (4 volumes), 2005. Current Editor-in-Chief, Forensic Science Medicine and Pathology. Author, Sudden Death in the Young, 2010; Atlas of Forensic Pathology, 2012; and 550 scientific papers. Awards/recognition include: Public Service Medal, 2004.
Byerlee OAM, Mrs Marjorie Laura (QB1978)
For service to the community.
Byrne OAM, Mrs Molly Veronica (QB1985)
For parliamentary service and for service to the community.
Member, House of Assembly, Parliament of South Australia from 1965-79. Member, Electricity Reticulation Advisory Committee since 1980. Appointed to Tea Tree Gully Community Health Service, 1983, currently Chairperson. Member, Controlled Substances Advisory Council. Currently Chairperson of Makin Federal Electorate Council. Patroness of several local community organisations such as Tea Tree Gully Netball Club.
Byrne AO, Mr Desmond Eoghan (AD1985)
For public service and for service to the community.
Byrne AM RFD ED, Col Peter Dudley (AD1992)
For service to the Australian Army Reserve as Director of Medical Service, 4th Military District.
Colonel Byrne was commissioned from the ranks in 1963, later joining the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps.