Fabig OAM, Mr Dieter (AD1989)
For service to the German community.
Joined the SA German Association 1969, elected to committee 1975, President 1977-80 and since 1983. Member, Multicultural Council 1978, Vice-President one year. Appointed part-time Commissioner, Ethnic Affairs Commission 1981-83. Conducted two one-hour programmes on Radio Station 5EBI-FM for six years, also broadcast sporting results in German. Chairman, Parent Committee of School of German Language three years.
Fairs OAM, Mr Peter (QB2004)
For service to the community, particularly through the Mental Illness Fellowship of South Australia.
Mental Illness Fellowship of South Australia (formerly known as the Schizophrenia Fellowship of South Australia Inc): Acting President, 1991; Vice-President, 1990; Inaugural Secretary, 1983-1986; Life Member, 2001; Member, Education Group, since 1990. Disability Information and Resource Centre: Member, Management Committee, 1991-1996.
Fakes OAM, Mr John Thomas (AD2007)
For service to the welfare of veterans and their families in South Australia.
Pension and Welfare Officer, Port Noarlunga/Christies Beach Sub-Branch, Returned and Services League of Australia, since 1997; President, 1996; Secretary, 1997-1998 and 2002; Committee Member, since 1990. Held various positions within the Beachvale Sub-Section, Naval Association of Australia, 1972-1984.
Falzon AM, Mr Francis Xavier (AD1991)
For service to the Maltese community.
Between 1963 and 1968 Mr Falzon represented the Maltese Community as a Member and Executive Member of the SA Good Neighbour Council, at the same time he acted as an interpreter in the Magistrates' Court and the High Court of SA. In 1977 he was a co-founder of Maltese Community Radio in SA, 5EBI-FM, and has acted as Secretary and Programme Co-ordinator since then, and as an Executive Member of Ethnic Broadcasters Inc. between 1985 and 1987. Mr Falzon is a founder of the Maltese Community Council of SA and the Maltese Folkloric Dance Group, and past SA President of the Maltese Guild of Australia. In 1983 he was a co-founder of the Maltese Senior Citizens of SA organisation and has remained as Secretary since.
Farmer OAM, Mrs Elaine Kaye (AD1999)
For service to surf lifesaving.
Mrs Farmer has been employed as General Manager of Surf Life Saving South Australia since 1988, and board member, 1982-1986. She continues to serve in a voluntary capacity as an examiner and carnival official at state and national levels and as a patrolling surf lifesaver at North Haven Beach. Currently serves as radio room operator and liaison officer for North Haven Surf Life Saving Club. Previously contributed to the Club as President in 1985 and was the first woman in Australia to be elected to such a position; Vice President for 3 years; State Council Delegate, 1981-1985; Club Secretary, 1975-1985; member of the Women’s Auxiliary, 1966-1973. She is the Chairperson of the State Recreation Advisory Council since 1990 and a member since 1988. Mrs Farmer is also a member of the Women’s Consultative Committee since 1992 and was invited by the Minister of Recreation and Sport to be a member of the Women’s Suffrage Celebrations. She is a founding member of Taperoo Beach SLSC and longest serving Club member (30 years). Awarded the World Life Saving Citation of Merit (for humanitarian services) in 1993. Mrs Farmer’s husband and two children are also patrolling surf lifesavers and have the pleasure of going on patrol as a family unit.
Farmer OAM, Mr Kenneth William (AD2007)
For service to the community, particularly as a contributor to the development of the Kiwanis movement in South Australia.
Governor, District of Australia, Kiwanis International, 1975-1976. Lieutenant Governor, Division 3, South Australia, 1970-1972. President, Kiwanis Club of Adelaide, 1969-1970; Founding Member, 1969; Life Member, 1976. Served on several committees, including Committee on Membership Growth, 1983-1984. Awards/recognition include: George Hixson Fellowship, 1994. Legion of Honour, for 35 years’ membership, 2004.
Farnan AM, Mr Patrick Ambrose (QB1986)
For service to international trade.
General Manager since 1964, South Australian Seedgrowers Co-op. Limited. Developed substantial export markets to Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and South America as a result of which the Co-operative won export awards in 1972-77 and 1982 for export of pasture seed and agricultural technology. Earlier Secretary, Riverina Seedgrowers' Co-operative Ltd.
Farrell OAM, Sqrd-Ldr Damien Patrick (QB2012)
For meritorious service in the field of space-based surveillance for the Australian Defence Force.
Squadron-Leader Farrell’s outstanding leadership and dedication have been instrumental in the delivery of an operational space-based surveillance capability into the Australian Defence Force. Through his extensive knowledge and experience of space operations, Squadron Leader Farrell optimised the development of operational concepts, procedures and training for the emerging space operations capability and was responsible for its rapid transition into operational service.
Farrelly OAM, Mrs Coral Ellen (AD1991)
For service to veterans.
Mrs Farrelly was a foundation member of the Central Women's Auxiliary of the Australian Airforce Association (WAAAF) in 1968 and is currently Vice-President. She has also been Auditor, Secretary, Publicity Officer and President. She was WAAAF delegate to Council of United Ex-servicewomen for 14 years, and edited the RAAF Association's magazine Intercom. For 12 years, Mrs Farrelly has been President of the Council of United Ex-Servicewomen of SA, among other responsibilities co-ordinating the Veterans' Socialisation Programme and organising Veterans' Days. She is a Life Member of the Association. She is also a delegate to the Consultative Council of Ex-Service Organisations and the Australian Veterans' and Defence Services Council, and a member of the Steering Committee of the Department of Veterans' Affairs Joint Venture Programme. Mrs Farrelly contributes to several other committees concerned with the welfare of veterans and is a member of the National Consultative Conference monitoring their entitlements.
Farrugia OAM, Mr Carmelo Vincent (QB2010)
For service to veterans and their families through the Maltese Sub-Branch of the Returned and Services League of Australia, and to the community.
President, Maltese Sub-Branch, Returned and Services League of Australia, 1968-1969; 1988-1993 and since 1995; Vice-President, 1980; Treasurer, 1972-1973, 1978, 1987 and 1993; Secretary 1977; Life Member, 1997; Member, since 1962. State Councillor, South Australia Branch, 1998-2003; Life Member, 1996; President, Maltese Community Council of South Australia, 1980-1983; Vice-President. President, Maltese Guild of South Australia; Vice-President and Treasurer; Life Member, 1972. Committee Member, Maltese Aged Care Association of South Australia. Vice-President, British Airborne Brotherhood, elected 1995. Committee Member, Good Neighbour Council. Zone Representative, Windsor Garden Area, Neighbourhood Watch. Assistant Program Coordinator, PBA-FM Radio, for 3 years.
Fatchen AM, Mr Maxwell Edgar (AD1980)
For service to journalism and to literature.
Faulkner OAM, Rev Lindsay Douglas (AD2006)
For service to the community through involvement in church, aged care and social welfare organisations.
Moderator, Northern Synod, Uniting Church in Australia (UCA), 2001-2003. Convener, Alice Springs Inter-Faith Fellowship Network, 2001-2004. Minister's Fellowship Representative, Christian Bookshop Committee, Alice Springs, approximately 2000-2004. Involved in the establishment and operation of the Inter-Faith Network in Dandenong, approximately 1994-2000. Executive Member, Victorian Council of Churches, 1978-1982 and approximately 1994-2000. Member, Standing Committee, Synod of Victoria and Tasmania, approximately 1987-1993. Established Bendigo Uniting Care Outreach and Bendigo Uniting Care Print Services, approximately 1987-1994. Chairman, State Disaster Committee; Member, Standing Committee, South Australian Synod UCA, Port Pirie, South Australia, approximately 1983-1986. Member, Prison Fellowship, 1963-2004 - Port Augusta, 1963-1964; Bendigo, 1987-1993; and Alice Springs, 2000-2004. Minister, 1962-2004. Board Chairman, Lifeline Central Australia, since 2002; established Lifeline Alice Springs. Chair, Lifeline Bendigo (formerly Citizen's Advice Bureau Crisis Line), approximately 1987-1993. Chairman, Lifeline Port Pirie, approximately 1983-1986. Helped to establish Lifeline Australia in Central Victoria, 1970s. Member, Rotary Club of Alice Springs, since 1999. President, St Arnaud Rotary Club, Victoria, approximately 1978-1982. Member, since 1977. Involved with several Apex Australia clubs, from 1960s to late 1970s. Auxiliary Member, Frontier Services Old Timers Village, 2000-2004. Chairman, Scott Street Day Centre, Dandenong, approximately 1994-2000. Chairman, Strath-Haven Homes for the Aged, Bendigo, approximately 1987-1993. Board Member, St Luke's Family Care, Bendigo, approximately 1987-1993. Member, St Phillip's College Council, Alice Springs, 2000-2004. Member, Board of Management, Institute for Aboriginal Development, approximately 2000-2004. Member, Cemetery Committee, and Chaplain, Alice Springs Town Council, approximately 2000-2004. Committee Member, Adelaide House Museum, Alice Springs, approximately 2000-2004; Chair, 2002-2003. Spokesman, People's Alcohol Action Coalition, Alice Springs, approximately 2000-2004. Founding Chairman, Mitchell Lodge Rooming House, Bendigo, approximately 1987-1994; provides shelter for homeless men.
Fazzalari OAM, Mr Nick Vincent (QB1992)
For service to the Italian Community, particularly through the Society of St. Hilarion Inc.
President Society of St. Hilarion Inc. since 1980, Member more than 30 years. (Society's aim is in tending to social, cultural, spiritual needs of migrant community from part of southern Italy, especially care for aged people.) Major contribution as fund-raiser and festival organiser. Member SA and Italian Festival Committees. Major contribution to provision haematology and oncology facilities Queen Elizabeth Hospital SA since 1983.
Featherby OAM, Mr Warren Edward (AD2007)
For service to the community through a range of ex-service organisations, and as initiator and coordinator of The Spirit of Gallipoli project.
President, SA Branch, 9th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment Association (9RAR Association), since 2004; Project Coordinator, The Spirit of Gallipoli initiative, 2005; Treasurer, 1998-2004; assisted in the organisation of the 9RAR National Reunion, 1997. Treasurer, SA Branch, Royal Australian Regiment Association, since 2002; Member, for many years; Coordinator of tour to Turkey and the Western Front, 2003. Volunteer, SA Branch, Totally and Permanently Incapacitated Ex-Service Men and Women, since 1998. Committee Member, South Australian Road Runners Club; coordinated several annual marathons, 1980s. Race Director and Chairman, The Festival City Marathon, 1986; Jubilee 150 major event.
Fechner OAM, Mr Cyril Rodney (AD1982)
For Service to scouting.
Mr Fechner, a shift supervisor at Adelaide Brighton Cement Ltd at Angaston, has devoted much of his life to the South Australian Branch of the Scout Association of Australia, being a local scout group leader for 33 years. He was a Senior Scout in the Angaston Group from 1948-56, became a Scout Leader in 1956, and in 1963 was appointed Group Scout Master. He was District Scout Leader, Barossa and Light District, from 1955-77.
Feder OAM, Mrs Jean Evelyn (QB2001)
For service to the promotion of the educational needs of students with hearing impairments.
Secretary, Parents of Hearing Impaired South Australia, (PHISA), 1982-1999. In this appointment she has represented PHISA on a number of SA Department of Education committees and sub-committees involved with the planning and delivery of training to students with disabilities. Involved with many research projects and conferences that serve to raise awareness of the educational needs of deaf and hearing impaired students. In 1988, co-founded the Parents of Hearing Impaired National Network to lobby on behalf of deaf and hearing impaired students at the national level. Actively involved with Churches of Christ KIDSMIN in SA and has been Honorary Secretary, since 1991. Member, Deafness Forum of Australia, since 1996; Deputy Chairman, since 1999. Board Member, Townsend House, 1997-2000. President, Women's Auxiliary, Adelaide High School, 1993-1997.
Feleppa OAM, Mr Severino Mario (QB1980)
For service in the field of migrant welfare.
Ferguson OAM, Mr Russell Glen (AD1981)
For community service.
Ferguson OAM, Mr James Anderson (AD2001)
For service to education, particularly through the South Australian Secondary Principals Association and the Secondary Schools Sports Association of South Australia.
Served as President, South Australian Secondary Principals Association, 1987-1990; Vice-President, 1982-1986, and executive member, 1976-1994. Delegate to National Secondary Principals Association, 1982-1992. Provided leadership in the areas of curriculum development, and vocational education and was committed to work experience for teachers and students. Initiated a work experience programme at Taperoo High School during the 1970s - establishing a shop in the Port Adelaide Shopping Centre to provide students with a closer understanding of business practices and involving the community in the school. Strongly advocated the establishment of the Australian Principals Associations Professional Development Council in 1993. Chairperson, South Australian Secondary School Sports Association, for 6 years, and Foundation Member, 1961-1994. Principal Riverton High School, 1970-1972; Renmark High School, 1973-1974; and Taperoo High School from 1976 until retirement in 1994.
Ferguson OAM, Mrs Ann Shirley (AD2014)
For service to local government, and to the community.
Mayor, District Council of Mount Barker, since 2006; Councillor, 1991-2003. President, Southern and Hills Local Government Association of SA (LGASA); Delegate to State ExPecutive of LGASA, since 2011. Inaugural Chair, Regional Development Australia Board for Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island Region, since 2009. Delegate to SA Regional Organisation of Councils Forum, since 2011. Member, Regional Community Consultative Council SA, 2008-2010. Director, SA Police Credit Union, since 1992. Representative Member, Royal Australian Nurses Federation and Nurses Board of SA, 1980-1989. Life Member, Mount Barker Agricultural Show Society. Chief, Mount Barker Caledonian Society, 2004-2007. Justice of the Peace.
Ferme OAM, Mr David Charles (AD1978)
For services to local government.
Ferraretto OAM, Mr Ennio (AD1983)
For service to ethnic welfare.
Mr Ferraretto came to Australia in 1955 and worked for several years with the Scalabrian Society to assist Italian migrants in Queensland, New South Wales and Tasmania. In 1976 he was appointed Senior Teacher in Italian at St. Ignatius' College, Athelstone and has subsequently encouraged the establishment of an Italian Parents' Association at local colleges and high schools. He is a member of various community and ethnic organisations, including the Management Committee Migrant Resource Centre and the SA Ethnic Schools' Association.
Fettke OAM, Mr Roy Cyril (AD1987)
For service to art.
President, Arts Society for Handicapped Inc. since 1966. Member, Craft Association of South Australia as an enameller. Paraplegic since 1946.
Fidock AO, Mr Richard Henwood (QB2004)
For service to the finance, business and management sectors, and to the community through heritage, cultural, service, youth and sporting organisations.
Chairman, Adelaide Bank, 1978-1999; Board Member, since 1978. Directorships held include: Chairman, Retravision; Chairman, A E & F Tolley; Chairman, Port Lincoln Marina; Director, Kidman Holdings; Director, SA Transport Authority; Director, Camelec; Director, F H Faulding. Professional associations include: Australian Institute of Company Directors: Life Fellow; National President, 1995-1996; former President, SA Division. University of South Australia: University Fellow, 1999; Chairman, Advisory Board, International Graduate School of Management, 1994-1999. Australian Institute of Management: Life Fellow; SA State President. Community service includes: Council Member, Australian War Memorial, 1995-2002; Chairman, Finance and Audit Committee, 1997-2002. Director, Australian War Memorial Anzac Foundation. Chairman, South Australian ‘Australia Remembers 1945-1995’ program, 1994. Chairman, Humanitarian Services Fund, Australian Red Cross, involved for over 15 years. Treasurer, Scouts Australia (SA Branch). Former Director, Robert Helpmann Academy. Commodore, Royal Yacht Squadron of SA, 1969-1970; Treasurer and Flag Officer; Committee Member, 1962-1971; Member, 1951-1999. Deputy Chairman, Offshore Committee, Australian Yachting Federation, 1978. Admiral's Cup: Chairman of Selectors. Cruising Yacht Club of SA: Life Member, 1997; President, 1993-1997; Treasurer, 1983-1993; Commodore, 1979-1983; Vice-Commodore, 1976-1979; Secretary/Treasurer, 1973-1976; Chairman, Offshore (Keelboat Committee), 1976-1979; founding member, 1973.
Fidock OAM, Mr Edward Richard (AD2006)
For service to Rugby Union football as a competitor, coach and administrator.
Played Rugby Union football at club, state and national Level, 1944 until 1962. Australian Representative, Ceylon Tour, 1953. Coach, Adelaide University Rugby Club, mid 1980s. Coach, Brighton Rugby Union Club, from the early 1970s. Captain/coach, Southern Suburbs Rugby Union Football Club, 1955-1959. Captain/coach, Yeoval Rugby Union Football Club, NSW, 1951-1952. Captain/coach, Woodville Rugby Union Football Club, 1940s and 1950s. Coached suburban teams in the 1950s, and school teams in the 1960s and 1970s. Vice-President, South Australian Rugby Union, for 25 years; Brighton Club Delegate, 1959-2003. Senior Vice-President, Brighton Rugby Union Football Club, 1973-2001; President, 1977; Manager, 1988-1992; Member, Works Committee, 1970-2004; Life Member. Volunteer Maintenance Coordinator and Grounds Supervisor at matches, Woodville Rugby Union Football Club; Life Member. Gym Instructor, Seacliff Youth Centre, 1964-1973; Life Member. Involved in the development of the Dover Square sporting facilities and recreational park. Awards/recognition include: Don Smith award, South Australian ‘Best and Fairest’, 1952-1959.
Fielder OAM, Mr Charles Douglas (QB1984)
For service to the sport of surf lifesaving.
Fielder AM, Sq Ldr Stephen John (AD1989)
For service to the Royal Australian Air Force as a test pilot at Aircraft Research and Development Unit, Royal Australian Air Force Base Edinburgh, South Australia.
Joined the RAAF in January 1974 and graduated from the RAAF Academy and No. 104 Pilots' Course. Following postings to No. 9 Sqadron to fly UH1 Iroquois helicopters and the Sinai as a member of the Australian Contingent to Multinational Force and Observers, he completed No. 24 Test Pilot Rotary Wing course in the United Kingdom. Currently he is a test pilot at Aircraft Research and Development Unit, RAAF Base Edinburgh, SA.
Fielke OAM, Mrs Michelle (QB1992)
For service to sport, particularly as a member of the 1991 Australian World Champion Netball squad.
Captain Australian World Championship Netball Team 1991. Captain Australian Open Team including against New Zealand, West Germany 1989; Commonwealth Games, England tour 1990. Represented SA and Australia since 1984; Vice-Captain Under-21 Team New Zealand 1984. Major contribution to awareness and development netball in Australia.
Fielke OAM, Dr Kenneth Ray (QB2008)
For service to the communities of rural and remote South Australia through the delivery of mental health services and programs, and contributions to professional organisations.
Clinical Director, South Australian Rural and Remote Mental Health Service, since 2003; Staff Specialist, 1999-2003; Psychiatric Registrar, 1997-1998. Has developed a resource kit for practitioners undertaking clinical mental health assessments with traditional Aboriginal people. Current Member, Psychiatric Craft Group, South Australia Division, Australian Medical Association; Member, since 1984. Branch Member, SA Council, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, for many years; Fellow, since 1999. Current Psychiatric Representative, Mental Health Advisory Group, SA Divisions of General Practice. Fellow, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, since 1994. Current Member, SA Ministerial Rural Health Council. Member, Reference Group, South Australian Social Inclusion Board, until 2006; for the report: Stepping Up: A Social Inclusion Action Plan for Mental Health Reform. Member, Medical Specialist Outreach Assistance Program. Founding Member, South Australian Indigenous Mental Health Special Interest Group.
Filmer AM, Wing-Com. Stewart William (QB2002)
For exceptional service to the Royal Australian Air Force as the Chief Engineer and Commanding Officer Aerospace Engineering Squadron at the Aircraft Research and Development Unit.
Wing Commander Filmer’s exceptional performance has provided robust, proven systems engineering, systems safety and technical airworthiness processes within his project management system for the development of advanced aerospace flight test instrumentation and complex non-standard modifications for test activities to meet the operational needs of our aerospace forces.
Findlay AM, Prof Christopher Charles (AD2007)
For service to international relations in the Asia-Pacific region, to economic co-operation in trade, transportation and economic reform, and to education.
Chair, Coordinating Group, Pacific Economic Co-operation Council, since 1998; Vice-Chair, Australian Committee, since 1997; Coordinator, Community Building Forum, from ca2004; Coordinator, Minerals and Energy Forum, 1988-1995; Member, since 1988. Principal Adviser to the Australian Delegation of the APEC Business Advisory Council, 1998-2003. Member, Foreign Affairs Council, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, 1998-2003. Actively involved with the Pacific Trade and Development Forum. Member, Executive Committee, South Australia Branch, Australia-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 1994. Head, School of Economics, University of Adelaide, since ca2005; Associate Professor, 1992-1999; Co-Director, Chinese Economics Research Centre, 1990-1999; Senior Lecturer, 1986-1991; Visiting Lecturer, 1984-1985; Project Coordinator, China's entry into world markets, 1985-1987; Research Assistant and Tutor, 1978. Associate, Australia-Japan Research Centre, Australian National University, until 2005; Professor of Economics, Asia Pacific School of Economics and Government, 1999-2005; Consultant to National Centre for Development Studies, 1985-1986; Research Fellow, Department of Economics, Research School of Pacific Studies, 1983-1984; Visiting Fellow, Pacific Community Minerals and Energy Taskforce, Australia-Japan Research Centre, 1983; Visiting Fellow, ASEAN-Australia Economic Relations Research Project, 1982; Research Assistant, Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies, 1976-1977. Has published a range of books, chapters and journal articles on Australia's involvement and engagement with the Asia-Pacific region. Referee and occasional book reviewer for publications including The Economic Record; Australian Journal of Management; Australian Economic Papers; Australian Journal of Chinese Affairs; ASAA Review; and Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics. Project Coordinator, Chinese Grain Market policy with Special Emphasis on the Domestic Grain Trade, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 1997-2003; Project Coordinator, Emergence and integration of regional grain markets in China, 1993-1997. Project Coordinator, Domestic Regulation and International Trade in Services, Australian Research Council, 2000-2003; Project Coordinator, The development of financial markets and institutions in rural China, 1997-1999; Project Coordinator, Impediments to Trade in Services, 1997-1999. Project Coordinator, Australian Wool Innovation project on Australia's Wool Trade Relations with Japan, 2003. Consultant to the South Australian Department of Transport, 1985 and 1989; Department of Trade, 1985-1986; Australian Development Assistance Bureau, 1987 and 1989; Office of Economic Planning Advisory Council, 1987; UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development), 1990 and 2000; New South Wales Business Deregulation Unit, 1990; Australian Trade Practices Commission, 1995; Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, 2000; Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of New South Wales, 1996; OECD Development Centre, 1991; Asia-Pacific Economics Group, from 1991; East Asian Analytical Unit, 1993, 1994 and 1996; Wool Industry Review Committee, 1993; World Bank, 1994 and 2002-2004; Productivity Commission, 1998; Australian Wool Innovation, 2003; New Zealand Commerce Commission, 2003; AADCP-REPSF (ASEAN Australia Development Co-operation Program - Regional Economic Policy Support Facility), 2004. Research Officer and Senior Research Officer, Bureau of Agricultural Economics, Department of Primary Industry, 1974-1976. Member, National Investment Council, 1994-1996. Member, South Australia Branch, Economic Society, 1984-1985.
Finnegan OAM, Dr David Patrick (AD1992)
For service to the community, through the Uniting Church and to the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
Chairman of Planning Teams responsible for unification of churches to form Uniting Church 1977-81. President SA Congregational Union, served on many committees including the Home Mission Department, National Mission Committee, Parkin Congregational Mission. Elder in local church. Founding member RACGP, 1971, President 1984-86, instrumental in formal training programme for General Practice in SA in 1974.
Finnegan OAM, Mrs Elizabeth Hamilton (QB2001)
For service to the community, particularly through the aged care and educational agencies of the Uniting Church in Australia.
Mrs Finnegan has been actively involved with the aged care and educational agencies of the Uniting Church for the past 30 years. Moderator of the South Australian Synod of the Uniting Church, 1987-1989; State President of the Congregational Union of SA, 1974-1975; Secretary of Mt Lofty Presbytery, 1982-1985; Chairman, 1985-1986. Foundation Board Member, Eldercare Inc; former Deputy Chairman; Board Member of Alexandra Homes Trust Inc, Uniting Church Retirement Homes Inc. Council member, Annesley College, 1987-1993; Chairperson 1989-1993. President, Travellers Aid, 1984-1992, having been a member since 1962. Information Officer and Carer Support Group Leader, Alzheimer's Association of SA, since 1999.
Finnigan AM APM, Miss Kathryn Heather (AD2006)
For service to the community, particularly through the fundraising and social welfare activities of Soroptomist International and the Order of Malta.
Previous President, Southern Districts of Adelaide, Soroptimist International (SI); Member, Port Pirie Club, late 1980s to early 1990s; has been a Member of SI, since 1986; has served as Publicity Officer for South Australia region; and has long-term and ongoing involvement in SI fundraising. Treasurer, SA Branch, Order of Malta, since 2000; Member, since 1999; volunteer at day care centre for homeless people. Variety of Catholic parish church roles. Assisted such organisations as Meals on Wheels and the Society of St Vincent de Paul. Employed at Government House, South Australia, for approximately 6 months in 1999, performing personal assistant duties to Sir Eric Neal AC CVO and Lady Neal while selection processes for the position of Official Secretary were undertaken. Miss Finnigan, a former Chief Inspector, was awarded the Australian Police Medal in the Australia Day 1998 Honours List. Other awards/recognition include: Invested as a Dame in The Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta, 1999.
Fischer OAM, Mrs Nancy Isobel (AD1985)
For service to the community.
Fisher AO QC, The Hon Francis Robert (AD1990)
For service to the law and to education.
Judge of the Federal Court of Australia 1978-89, formerly the Senior Judge. Deputy President, Administrative Appeals Tribunal 1978-89. Chancellor, Flinders University 1983-88; Pro-Chancellor 1975-83; Chairman, Finance and Buildings Committee 1971-83; appointed Member of the Council 1969. Instigator of Kathleen Lumley College for post-graduate students 1967 and Member of the Board of Trustees. Board Member, Bank of Adelaide and Kelvinator.
Fisher OAM, Mr William Edward (AD1993)
For service to the community.
Considered to be tireless and selfless worker for community in Mundulla and Bordertown area. Instrumental in establishment and operation Bordertown Retirement Village. Very active supporter Meals on Wheels, Domiciliary Care. Organiser Freedom from Hunger Door Knock Campaign Tatiara over 30 years. Driving force in collection and despatch of goods train to feed drought stricken Dungog NSW, and in making and despatch nearly 1000 hoes to Indonesia. Member Tatiara Centenary Committee. Through his church assists youth and aged of the district. Many other commitments including as organiser, compere The Open Air Bordertown Carols 21 years.
Fisher OAM, Mrs Gwenyth Joyce (AD1981)
For service to the welfare of handicapped persons.
Fisher AM, Air Com Leslie Bruce (AD1988)
For service to the Royal Australian Air Force as Officer Commanding, Royal Australian Air Force, Townsville.
Joined the RAAF in January 1960 as a cadet aircrew. Graduated as a Navigator and commissioned as a Pilot Officer. Entered pilot training in July 1964 and graduated as a Flight Lieutenant Pilot in September 1965. Served predominantly in maritime operations. Appointed as Officer Commanding RAAF base Townsville in January 1986; attended Joint Services Staff College in 1982. Currently Commander Maritime Patrol Group.
Fisher OAM, Mrs Joan Heather (AD1996)
For service to the Nature Conservation Society of South Australia.
Secretary and volunteer, Nature Conservation Society of SA 1979-92. Worked for establishment of Aldinga Scrub National Park and contributed to the campaign for the preservation of Goss Crown Lands, Kangaroo Island and Filsell Hill, Mt. Lofty Ranges. With others instrumental in acquiring the present Conservation Centre Building. Co-ordinator, Good Neighbour Council, Christies Beach 1975-79 during which time she also served as Secretary of the local Emergency Relief Fund which raised funds and administered relief to migrants settling in the area.
Fisher OAM, Mr Robert Hilson (QB1994)
For service to entomology, particularly through the conservation of endangered species of butterflies in South Australia.
Mr Fisher has contributed to entomolgy, particularly butterflies, in South Australia for over 40 years. He is the co-discoverer of a new sub-species of Pseudalmenus Chlorinda butterfly, which has been named after him. He has been a Fellow of the Royal Society of South Australia since 1951, has held executive positions for a period of 14 years and is now an Honorary Life Fellow. He has been a member of the Entomological Society of Victoria since 1970 and was awarded the J.C. Le Souef Award from the Society for contributions by an amateur to Entomology. He was appointed Honorary Research Associate in Entomology at the South Australian Museum in 1986. He has published and written 24 works on butterflies and presented papers to the Royal Society of South Australia.
Fisher OAM, Mrs Joyce (QB2001)
For service to education, particularly as a tutor and advocate for children with specific learning difficulties and their families.
Mrs Fisher has been a tutor with the Specific Learning Difficulties Association of South Australia (SPELD (SA) Inc), since 1990. She has worked with students from the Wirrabara, Booleroo Centre, Melrose and Orroroo areas, travelling great distances to reach her students. Regularly travels 300km to Adelaide to update her knowledge, skills and resources to ensure the needs of country children are met to the same standard as those in the city. For the past 5 years she has served as a tutor with students from Melrose Primary School and the Booleroo Centre Primary School, and provided guidance, assistance and ideas to the teachers of her students. Organises for speakers to present seminars for other teachers and parents in the mid-north and lower Flinders areas. Advocate in her local area for parents, adults and children in obtaining recognition of specific learning difficulties.
Fisher OAM, Mrs Gwenyth Gladys (QB2003)
For service to the community of Marion through the Good Gear Opportunity Shop.
Instrumental in setting up the Good Gear Opportunity Shop within the Marion Church of Christ Community Centre, and has managed the shop, including coordinating the volunteer staff, since it opened in 1987. The Shop has raised over $500,000 - proceeds that have enabled significant donations to be made to overseas mission work and aid, including Christian Blind Mission.
Fisher OAM, Mr Kevin Dominic (QB2007)
For service to veterans through the South Australian Division of the Royal Australian Air Force Association, and to youth development.
President, South Australian Division, Royal Australian Air Force Association (RAAF Association), since 1995; instrumental in establishing the Combined and Ex-Services Mess, Torrens Drill Hall, Adelaide for use by the RAAF Association, Returned and Services League of Australia and the Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia, inaugural Chairman, since 2004. Former President, RAAF Association Mitcham Branch. Support and donations to Number 6 Wing, Australian Air Force Cadets, since 2001. Financial supporter of Royal Australian Air Force Memorial, Adelaide.
Fisher AM, Ms Elizabeth (AD2013)
Convener, Women's Electoral Lobby SA, 1976-1987; Member, Environmental Group; Newsletter Editor.
President, International Women's Day Committee (Adelaide), 1981-1989; current Member from 1958. Witness, Hindmarsh Island Royal Commission, 1995; regarding secret women's business. Member, Women's Suffrage Centenary Steering Committee, 1992-1994; appointed by the South Australian Premier. Helped to establish the Women's Information Switchboard Support Group, 1978. Lecturer/Instructor, Women's Studies, Kingston and Panorama TAFE, 1987-1991. President, Conservation Council of SA, 1982-1985; first female President; Vice-President, 1981. Member, National Fitness Council of Australia; dissolved in 1976. Australian Railways Union Delegate to Trades and Labour Council, during the 1950s. Author of many publications on aboriginal, environmental and women's affairs. Awards/recognition include: Centenary Medal, 2001.
Fitzgerald OAM, Mr Matthew Felix (QB1992)
For service to the community.
Member Salisbury Lions Club many years. President 1977-78, Life Member. District Governor 1983-84, instrumental in significant fund-raising for Lions Clubs International. President, co-ordinator Salisbury Meals On Wheels. Associated with St. Vincent de Paul Society, North Adelaide. Member Steering Committee 1990, Salisbury Foundation. Founding member Salisbury Town Centre Re-development Committee 1991. Member Salisbury Bicentennial Committee.
Fitzgerald OAM, Mr Michael Andrew (QB1989)
For service to arts administration and to children's and young people's theatre.
Director, "Come-Out" Youth Arts Festival. Director, 9th International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People (ASS ITEJ), 1985-87. Deputy Chairman of the Australian Dance Theatre.
Fitzgerald OAM, Rev Father Thomas Patrick (QB1999)
For service to the Catholic Church and to religious education.
Father Fitzgerald has served 50 years as an ordained priest of the Catholic Church. During this time, he was Prior of St Laurence’s Priory, North Adelaide, 1994-1997; Prior and teacher, Blackfiars Priory School (Prospect, SA), 1991-1994; Superior and Parish Priest, Prospect-North Adelaide and lecturer in Homiletics at St Francis Xavier Seminary, Magill, SA, 1983-1991; Prior, St Dominic’s Priory, Camberwell, Vic and lecturer in Homiletics at Yarra Theological Union, 1981-1983; Master, JohnXX111 College, ANU, 1978-1981; Founding Master, St Albert’s University College, Armidale, NSW, 1969-1978; Prior and Parish Priest, Wahroonga, NSW, 1962-1969; Master, Aquinas College, University of Otago, 1958-1962; Chaplain, CMF, 1956-1957; Chaplain, University of New England and Armidale Teachers College, 1954-1957. Currently visits the sick and dying daily at Calvary Hospital and the Mary Potter Hospice. Recently published "The First Hundred Years, a history of the Dominican Friars in Australia, 1898-1998".
Fitzgerald OAM, Ms Karen Margaret (QB2005)
For service to the community through the development of early intervention, assessment and treatment programs designed to prevent child abuse and neglect.
Member, Working Party to establish the Child Protection Service at Flinders Medical Centre. Inaugural Director, Child Protection Service, since 1989; facilitated the development of a program jointly coordinated by various units attached to the Department for Women and Children at Flinders Medical Centre, such as the Ante Natal Clinic, the Neo-natal unit and the Birthing Centre, to examine the needs of high risk infants and their families; established an outreach service to the South Eastern Country Area of South Australia. Member, Children's Protection Advisory Panel. Member, Eligibility Review Panel for IVF families. Member, Australian Association for Infant Mental Health (SA). Member, Australian Psychological Society Clinical College. Member of a number of Department for Human Services committees, including the High Risk Infant Committee and Interagency Child Protection Committee. Chairperson of the Council prior to the setting up of the inaugural St Mary's College Board. Leader at the Sophia Spirituality Centre and in the Catholic Eucharistic Community.
Fitzgerald OAM, Mr John Buchanan (QB2009)
For service to the community through the surf lifesaving movement.
Director, Australian Council, Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA), 1994-2001 and since 2002; SLSA Director of Development, since 2002; current Chairman, Board of Development; Member, Board of Development, 1996-2002; current Chairman, National Youth Development Committee; Surf Life Saving SA Delegate, Australian Council, 1994-2001; Life Member, 2004. State President, Surf Life Saving SA, 1994-2001; Director, State Board of Management, 1991-1994; Life Member, 2003. Club President, West Beach Surf Life Saving Club, 1989-1990; Patrol volunteer, Club and Jet Rescue Boat Service (completing over 320 hours); Chairman, Junior Activities (Nippers), 1984-1988; Member, since 1982. Awards/recognition include: Australian Sports Medal, 2000. South Australian Lifesaver of the Year.
Fitz-Gerald OAM, Mrs Marjorie Miriam (QB1984)
For service to local government and to the community.
Fitzpatrick AO, Mrs Marjory Joyce (AD1988)
For service to education.
Patron and active member, South Australian Association of School Parents' Club Inc., since 1982, President 1973-75, Vice-President (Metropolitan) 1972-3, Vice-President (Country) 1966-68, member since 1956. Member, Commonwealth Schools Commission Disadvantaged Schools Programme State Committee, 1981-87. Counsellor, then convener for SA Commonwealth Schools' Commission (Innovations) 1976-81. Has served on numerous State Committees for Education including Aboriginal Education.
Fitzpatrick OAM, Mr Martin (AD2003)
For service to youth through the Scouting movement.
South Australian Branch, Scouts Australia: Volunteer, since 1959; Life Member, 1984; has served on the State Executive. Scout and Joey Leader, 1st Reynella Scout Group. Leader, State Water Activities Team. Awards include: 40 Years’ Service Award, Scouts Australia, 1999. Silver Emu, Scouts Australia, 1998.
Fitzpatrick AM, Mr Barry Francis (AD2006)
For service to the finance and banking sector and to the community through support for a range of charitable and cultural organisations.
Chief Executive Officer, Adelaide Bank Limited, since 1994; initiated a youth employment program within the Bank, 1996. Involved in the merger of the Co-operative Building Society, REI Building Society and the Hindmarsh Building Society to form the Adelaide Bank, 1991-1994. Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Co-operative Building Society of South Australia, 1987-1991; Chief Executive, 1985-1986; General Manager, 1982-1984; Accountant, 1974-1981. Council Member, Australia Bankers Association, since 2004. Board Member, Financial Services Advisory Council, since 2004. Councillor, Australia Business Arts Foundation, 2001-2004. Board Member, Business South Australia (South Australian employer organisation), 2001-2003. Deputy Chairman, Vivasa Inc (formerly Business Vision 2010), 1998; Foundation Board Member, 1998-2001. Board Member, Adelaide Graduate Business School, 1993-1999. Involved with The Adelaide Bank Charitable Foundation, since its inception in 1981. Proponent, Adelaide Bank Festival of Arts sponsorship, since 2004. Board Member, Adelaide Festival Centre Foundation Inc, 1999-2004. Board Member, Libraries Board of South Australia, 1995-1999. Chairman, 7th Australian Masters Games, 1998. Committee Member, Royal Adelaide Hospital Research Fund, 1994-1996. Supporter, SAGreat (promotional organisation assisting business in South Australia). Supporter (through Adelaide Bank) of State Emergency Services Helicopter; South Australian State Opera Company; Adelaide Fringe Festival; Helpmann Academy; Adelaide Festival Centre Trust; Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival; Clipsal 500 Car Race; and ‘Skyshow’. Fellow, Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants; Member, since 1970. Fellow, Chartered Institute of Company Secretaries. Fellow, Australian Institute of Banking and Finance. Fellow, Australian Institute of Management. Fellow, Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Flabouris OAM, Mr Nick (AD2005)
For service to the community, particularly through the provision of aged care support services.
Federation of Hellenic Association for Pensioners and Aged of Australia Inc: Founder and Inaugural President, 1993-1997. Federation of Hellenic Association for Pensioners and Aged of SA Inc: President; Founder, 1993. Greek Pensioners and Aged Union of Thebarton and Suburbs Inc: Vice-President; President, for 12 years; Founder, 1991. Hellas Social Club: Member. Olympic Social Club: Member, 1988-1998. Philanthropic Theatre Company: Director. Awards include: Commonwealth Recognition Award for Senior Citizens, 2002. SA Multicultural Award, 2000. West Torrens Council Citizen of the Year, 1999.
Flaherty OAM, Dr James Aloysius (QB1981)
For service to local government and to the community.
Flaherty OAM, Mr Anthony John (AD2005)
For service to the community, particularly veterans and their families through fundraising and pension and welfare support.
Welfare and Pension Officer, Salisbury Sub-Branch, Returned and Services League of Australia. President, Unley Sub-Branch, Returned and Services League of Australia. Member, Returned and Services League of Australia, since 1970; active within a number of branches. Coordinator, Gala Day and Concert, Riverland Sub-Branch, Vietnam Veterans' Association of Australia, since 1995. Vice-President, South Australian Branch, Association of Totally and Permanently Incapacitated Ex-Service Men and Women, for a short period; Member, since 1989. Organiser, 'Riverland Run, Rally and Rock', Childhood Cancer Association, since 1997; Volunteer, 'Rolling Thunder'; Volunteer, 'Vietnam Veterans supporting Kids with Cancer'; projects have raised over $400,000. Organiser, Veterans' visit, Yatala Labour Prison, since 1994; Volunteer visitor, for 10 years. Volunteer Special Needs Visitor, Adelaide Remand Centre, since the late 1980s. Volunteer, Mary Potter Hospice, since 1994. Member, Visiting Committee, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park. Councillor, Mallala District Council, 1993-1997; Deputy Chairman, 1995. Justice of the Peace.
Flanagan OAM, Mr William Francis (AD1988)
For service to the community, particularly through radio broadcasting for senior citizens.
Inaugural member and President, Over 60s Radio since 1979. Committee member of: The Recreation Association for the Elderly, SA, Consultative Council for Pensioners and Retired Persons. Producer, Senior Week concert at Festival Theatre annually.
Flashman AM, Mr Richard Alan (AD2000)
For service to the motor trade industry, particularly through the Motor Trade Association of South Australia and in the area of industry training, and to the community.
Mr Flashman was the Executive Director of the Motor Trade Association (MTA) of South Australia, 1980-1998 (formerly the South Australia Automobile Chamber of Commerce, (SAACC)); Chairman of the MTA Group Training Scheme; Director of the Automotive Centre of Excellence; Director of Motorcharge Limited; and Director of Retail Motor Trading Co (trading as Roadusers Club). Mr Flashman has led the MTA group training scheme which employs and arranges on the job training of motor trade apprentices. He also served as Chairperson (13 years) of the Council of Croydon Park College of TAFE. Mr Flashman is the Chairman since 1996 of the Masonic Foundation (a registered charitable organisation established in 1989) and was Deputy Chairman in 1995. The Masonic Foundation has contributed over $1.13 million to the community in benevolent activities. Mr Flashman was involved in establishing the Freemasons Medical Research Trust that was launched recently and aims to raise $5 million for medical research over the next 5 years. He is a Director of Crimestoppers SA Inc; and was a Committee Member, National Motor Museum Advisory Committee. He is a Fellow, Institute of Company Directors.
Fleming AM, Dr Graham Francis (AD2014)
For significant service to medicine in rural South Australia, and as an advocate in the field of mental health and suicide prevention.
Dr Fleming has served as a local General Practitioner in the Tumby Bay area for over 34 years. General Practitioner, Tumby Bay, since 1979; established rural suicide prevention and mental health program, Tumby Bay, in the late 1980s. Member, Rural Doctors' Association of South Australia, since 1991; Volunteer Management Committee Member, for 10 years. Board Member, Eyre Peninsula Division of General Practise. First Aid Trainer, St John Ambulance. Fellow, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Fellow, Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine. Member, Australian Medical Association (South Australia), since 1972. Awards/recognition include: Centenary Medal, 2001.
Fletcher OAM, Mr Ian Arch (QB1999)
For service to medicine, particularly as a surgeon in the Port Lincoln and Eyre Peninsula area of South Australia.
Since 1981, Mr Fletcher has been Consultant Surgeon at Port Lincoln Hospital and Visiting Surgeon at seven Eyre Peninsula hospitals. He is available 24 hours a day in emergencies and travels great distances to reach patients in need of his skills. He was the President of Provincial Surgeons of Australia in 1997 and Secretary in 1996. Port Lincoln Hospital appointments: Board Member, 1982-1987; Chairman of Board, 1985-1987; Elected Secretary, Medical Staff Association, 1991-1992; member, Accreditation Committee since 1992; member, Infection Control Committee since 1991. Appointed Clinical Lecturer, School of Medicine, Flinders University of SA since 1993. Member, Divisional Group of Rural Surgery, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 1991-1996. Member, SA State Committee, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 1988-1996. Was a Councillor, City of Port Lincoln, 1983-1986 and 1987-1989.
Flett AM, Dr John Stanley (AD2005)
For service to the community through fundraising for charitable organisations, and executive roles with St John Ambulance and a range of organisations in the Yorke Peninsula area.
Fundraiser for organisations including the McGuinness McDermott Foundation (through exhibition and sale of personal art works), since 2000. State Council Member, St John Ambulance Australia SA Inc; State Executive Member, 1983?1988; Divisional Medical Officer; Medical Officer, Yorke Peninsula Corps, 1974-1990. Chairman, Kadina and District Ambulance Committee, 1977-1985; Branch Member; Foundation Member, 1957. President, Kadina Rotary Club; joined the Club in 1960, served initially as the Club's Bulletin Editor and then held many other office positions. Roles with Wontama Homes including Board Membership. President, Kadina Bowling Club, 1986-1988. President, Yorke Peninsula Bowling Association. President, Kadina Golf Club. Chairman, Northern Yorke Peninsula Regional Health Service. General Practitioner. Awards include: Copper Triangle Citizen of the Year.
Flint OAM, Ms Margaret Leighten (QB2007)
For service to the Anglican Church of Australia in a range of committee roles, and to the community through women's organisations.
Member, Regional Provincial Council, Anglican Church of Australia, since 2005. Adelaide Anglican Diocese Representative, South Australian Council of Churches General Council, since 1999. Adelaide Anglican Diocese Representative, South Australian Council of Churches Christian World Service, 2000-2002. Board Member, Anglican Board Mission, until 2000. Member, General Board of Religious Education, Anglican Church of Australia, 1996-1997. Member, Diocesan Board of Christian Education Committee, over a number of years. Adelaide Diocese Representative, National Triennial General Synod. Adelaide Diocese, Anglican Church of Australia: Chair, Ecumenical Affairs Committee, since 1998; Member, since 1995. Member, Diocesan Council, 1989-2004; Member, Synod, 1986-2003. Member, Anglican Board of Christian Education, 1983-1998. Member, Diocesan Campsite Committee, 1979-1987. Peoples Warden, St Aiden’s Anglican Church, Payneham Parish, since 2005. Member, Parish Council, since 2005; current Member, Administration Team; current Member, Liturgy Planning Group; current Member, Social Justice Group. Former Member, Pastoral Council, Norwood Parish, until 2003. Peoples Warden, 1992-2003. Member, Ministry Coordinating Team, 1995-2003. Member, Committee of Management, from 1997. Member, Worship Preparation Group. Current President, Australian Church Women South Australia. Current Convener, Newsletter Committee, National Council of Women South Australia. Current Newsletter Editor; President, for 3 years; Executive Member, for 12 years; Committee Member, for 10 years; Membership Secretary, for three years. Secretary, Australian Federation of University Women, 1991-1993; Committee Member, 1983-1984.
Flint OAM, Ms Elizabeth Leighton (AD2011)
For service to the community of the Gawler region through women's, church and health care organisations.
Member, Eastern Districts of Adelaide, Soroptimist International, for 30 years; President; Committee Member/Executive Positions, for over 20 years. Member, Gawler Group, The Penguin Club, 1998-1999. Pastoral Care, St David’s Anglican Parish of Burnside; current Chair, Outreach Commission. President, City Group 19, 1998-1999; current Member. Registered Nurse, since 1981; Health Promotion Officer, Gawler Health Services, since 1994. Assisted in the development of the 'Highway to Health' program (Gawler Show), 1988-2009. Fellow, Royal College of Nursing, Australia. Clinical Educator, University of South Australia, since 1986. Involved with School Notice Board Program, 2001-2010. Current Member, Gawler Road Safety Group.
Flood OAM, Mrs Jennyfer Anne (AD2006)
For service to a range of sporting organisations for people with a vision impairment.
Physical Education Teacher, Paringa Park Primary, in 2004. Teacher, Townsend School for Vision Impaired, 1978-2003. Foundation Member and Board Member, South Australian Blind Athletics Club, since 1982; inaugural Treasurer; current Team Manager, Assistant Coach and Guide Runner; Life Member, 1996. Assisted in organising Come and Try Programs for Athletes with a Disability, since 2000. Organising Committee and Team Manager, State Blind Athletics Championships in South Australia, annually since 1984. Manager and Coach, South Australia Blind Team, 12th National Junior Games for the Disabled, 2003. Founding Committee Member, Blind Sporting Clubs of South Australia, 1998; Delegate to SA Olympic Council, since 1986; Manager, State Team to National Competitions, 1984-1986, 1991, 1992 and 1998. Organising Committee, Australian Blind Sports Federation National Championships when held in Adelaide, 1986, 1994 and 2000. Escort and Guide Runner, Australian Blind Athletics Team at the FESPIC Games in Indonesia, 1986. Awards include: Australian Sports Medal, 2000. Association of SA Blind Sporting Clubs Service Medal, 2004; Volunteer Award, 2001. Award of Excellence, Australia Blind Sports Federation, 1998. Stan Wickham Award for Services to Disabled Sports Persons, 1998. All Australian Woman of Action Honour Award, 1994.
Flourentzou OAM, Mr George (AD2006)
For service to the community through support for medical research, sporting and not-for-profit organisations.
Has donated a house and land package each year since 1995 to the South Australia Channel 9 Telethon, value approximately $2.4 million; has raised over $4 million for the 12 charities involved. Supporter of a range of charities including: Spastic Centres of South Australia, since 2002;.donations valued at approximately $250,000. Lions Hearing Dogs; sponsor, Children's Film Festival. South Australia Medical Research Trust; since 2001; donations valued at approximately $4,400. Hudson Marr Foundation; children’s cancer research and support organisation. Cancer Council of South Australia. Adelaide Children and Women’s Hospital. Burnside Hospital. Sponsor of sporting clubs including: Adelaide 36’ers Basketball Club; built and donated house, 2005. Hockey Club of South Australia (not-for-profit organisation). Life Member, Game Fishing Club of South Australia. Current Managing Director, Distinctive Homes.
Flower OAM, Mr Frank Jesse (AD1983)
For service to local government and to the community.
Mr Flower was a member of local government for many years and served the District Coucil of Kanyaka-Quorn for various periods as a Councillor, Deputy Manager and Mayor. He has been active in many local community organisations and was Chairman of the Quorn Centenary Celebrations in 1978. He is a Life Member and Past President of the Quorn Show Society and is Patron of the Quorn Cricket Club.
Flower OAM, Mrs Margaret June (QB2003)
For service to the community, particularly through fundraising for and promotion of aid projects in developing countries.
PLAN International Australia: Benefactor and fundraiser for overseas aid projects, since 1995; child sponsor, since 1988. Projects include the establishment of a health clinic in Indonesia; a potable water project providing drinking water in Cameroon; a primary school in Cameroon; a micro-finance project in Bangladesh; and an early childhood care and development centre in East Timor. Scots Church, Adelaide: Elder; Member, Parish Council; Member, Pastoral Care Committee; current Recorder, Stewardship Committee. Meals on Wheels: Long term volunteer. Adelaide Central Mission: Donor; one of the first volunteers to be trained as a telephone counsellor, early 1960s. Foundation Member of Lifeline, SA.
Fluck OAM, Mr Ronald Edward (AD2003)
For service to railway heritage conservation through the National Railway Museum.
Chair, National Railway Museum (previously known as Port Dock Station), 1998- 2002. Honorary Curator, Port Dock Station Railway Museum (previously known as the Mile End Railway Museum), since 1988; Manager, Mile End Railway Museum, 1975-1988. Preservation Chairman, Australian Railway Historical Society, 1963-1975; Councillor, 1962-1978; President, 1963-1969; Treasurer, 1962-1963. Employed by the History Trust of South Australia to establish the Port Dock Museum, 1987-1988.
Flynn AM, Sr Pauline Anne (AD2005)
For service to the community through social welfare programs and pastoral care services for people who are homeless or vulnerable.
Hutt Street Centre (a meal and day centre for homeless and vulnerable adults): Pastoral Care Coordinator, since 2003; Administrator, 1978-1988 and 1996-2003; initiated recreation program for homeless men; instigated home care for frail and ill clients. Ave Maria House (women’s refuge in Highgate WA): Administrator, 1988-1995. Awards include: Paul Harris Fellowship, Adelaide Parks Rotary Club, 2003.
Foale AM, Rev Fr Jefferies John (AD1984)
For service to ethnic welfare.
Foord OAM, Mr Lloyd George (QB1981)
For service to the community.
For a period of 41 years from 1939 to 1980 Mr Foord has served the Postmaster-General's Department and Telecom Australia. He is a licensed Lay Preacher and has conducted Sunday School Classes and Adult Study Classes for over 15 years. Currently he is the Parish Assistant of the Uniting Church of Australia at the Wesley Central Mission in Perth.
Footner AM, Mr Robert Anders (QB1978)
For services to the rubber manufacturing industry.
Ford AM, Mr Frank John (AD1999)
For service to the development of the performing arts in South Australia as a director, playwright, administrator and educator.
Mr Ford is committed to the promotion and development of the performing arts in South Australia. He has been a Board Member of the Adelaide Festival Board of Governors since 1994; Trustee, South Australian Country Arts Trust since 1994, and a member of Performing Arts Committee; Board Member, the Independent Arts Foundation Adelaide since 1992, and Chair of Grants Committee. Serves as well as a Board Member, Adelaide Chamber Orchestra since 1996. Mr Ford was founding Chairman of the Adelaide Festival Fringe, 1975-1983, and has often been called the “The Father of the Adelaide Fringe”. He was also involved in developing the Living Arts Centre, and was a member of the steering committee, 1983-1984. Founding Chairman of the Association of Community Theatres (ACT) 1975-1980 (ACT sponsored the first Australian Drama Festival in 1979); South Australian representative at the Australian National Playwrights Conference, 1976-1981. Chair, Australian Dance Theatre, 1977-79, and Deputy Chair, 1975-76. Formed the Icon Theatre Company and during the period, 1974 to 1984, Icon produced many of Mr Ford’s original works. Appointed Lecturer in Drama, Adelaide College of Advanced Education in 1974; Head of Department of Drama from 1991 until 1993 at the University of Adelaide. Introduced the first specialist drama teaching degree in South Australia. Elected a Life Member, Elizabethan Theatre Trust in 1990. Mr Ford has been an active member of the Adelaide Theatre Guild since 1975 and served as a member of the Board for several years. His current projects include developing a television series, co-authoring both a feature film and a multi-media baroque opera.
Ford OAM, Major (Ret'd) Norman Glyn (AD2013)
For service to the community.
Member, Kiwanis International, 1981; Fellow, 1994; Life Member. Governor, Australian District, 1993-1994; Leader, Australian contribution, Worldwide Service Project - Global United Nations Program for the Elimination of Brain Damage due to Nutritional Iodine Deficiency, 1984-1997; Member, District Board of Trustees, for many years; involved with Kiwanis Terrific Kids program, for 10 years. Lieutenant Governor, Division 3, South Australia, 1990-1991. Current Member, Rostrevor Campbelltown Club. Former Board Member, Mental Health Association. Supporter, Marjorie Black Club. Former engineer, Engineering and Water Supply Department, South Australian Government; Deputy Chief Inspector and Assistant Director, Department of Labour and Industry; chaired various state and national technical and policy committees. Kiwanis International Foundation awards include: Member, Legion of Honour, 2007. George F Hixson Fellowship, 2003. Tablet of Honour, 1994.
Forde AM, Mr Vincent James (AD1981)
For service to the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia.
Fordham OAM, Mr Roger Anthony (AD1985)
For service to the Indo Chinese community.
Welfare Director, Vietnamese Community in Australia, South Australian Chapter, since 1984 and 1982-83. Vietnamese co-ordinator, Australian Orientation Programme, Thailand 1983-84. Welfare Director, Indo-China Refugee Association, 1979-82 (employed) and 1976-79 (voluntary). Orphanage Director, Saigon, Australian Society for Inter Country Aid for Children 1975-76.
Foreman OAM, Mr Robert Keith (QB2000)
For service to youth, particularly through the Air Training Corps, and to gliding.
Volunteer instructor of cadets (aged 13-20) with the Air Training Corps (ATC), since 1961 and has worked continually as a volunteer trainer since then. Trained approximately 200 cadets to fly solo as glider pilots and worked with more than 3,000 ATC cadets in this period. Volunteer glider trainer with the Adelaide Soaring Club for 40 years. Tug Master of the Adelaide Soaring Club for approximately 30 years, responsible for the airworthiness of up to three powered aircraft and the safety of 15 pilots. Promoted and facilitated an association between the ATC and the Adelaide Soaring Club which commenced in 1972, giving cadets access to solo pilot training in gliders. Promoted and facilitated the purchase of a motorised glider by the Adelaide Soaring Club, which resulted in flying time cost savings to students. Managed the Link training facility (flight simulator) for the ATC for 36 years including as Officer in Charge of the facility continuously since 1970. Maintenance officer for all other Link trainers in South Australia (requiring travel in his own time), to Mt Gambier and Renmark.
Forrest OAM, Mrs Janice Anne (QB1991)
For service to youth through the Girl Guides' Association.
State Commissioner, Girl Guides' Association for South Australia and Northern Territory 1978-83. Began move to develop Northern Territory as an autonomous association. Australian Delegate to World Conference on Guiding in Singapore 1990. Member, State Award Committee Duke of Edinburgh's Award 1984-89. Member, Expedition and Gold Award Panel. Also SA Vice-President Youth Hostels Association.
Forte OAM, Mrs Kathleen Margaret (QB1986)
For service to the community, to international relations and peace.
Secretary, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (Australia Section) 1970-72, 1981-82; Vice-President 1976-77; Editor of quarterly journal "Peace and Freedom" 1972-81. Secretary of SA Branch 1965-75; Secretariat member since 1975; Archivist since 1982. Currently member, SA International Year of Peace Committee.
Forwood OAM, Miss Amy Ritchie (AD1981)
For community service.
Foskey OAM, Mr Charles Raymond (AD1981)
For community service.
Mr Foskey became a foundation member of the North Adelaide Show Society in 1952 and, following incorporation in 1956, he was appointed a Life Member of the Society and also held office as President. He was a member of the Northern Territory Parole Board from 1976-1980 and, during those years, he represented the Board at Darwin and also travelled interstate to attend meetings as the Northern Territory delegate. For many years he served the Scout Association of Australia, and was the Scoutmaster of the Darwin Troop from 1942-1963.
Foster OAM, The Hon Norman Kenneth (AD1994)
For service to parliament, the trade union movement and to ex-service organisations.
Mr Foster was Federal Minister for Sturt from 1969-72 and assistant to several Ministers between 1973 and 1975. Member of the Legislative Council of South Australia from 1975 to 1983. Delegate to the Trades and Labor Council (TLC) from 1946 to 1969, Executive member from 1953 to 1969, Federal Council member from 1958 to 1969 and SA TLC President from 1963 to 1964. Mr Foster is currently Chairman of the Consultative Council of Ex-Service Organisations (SA) since 1992 and representative since 1990 of the 10th Battalion Association of which he was a founding member in the 1950s, Vice-President 1989 and 1992-93, President 1990-91 and was awarded Life Membership in 1990.
Foster OAM, Mr Wilton (QB1994)
For service to the Aboriginal community.
Mr Foster is currently the Chairman of the Pitjantjatjara Homelands Council which he helped form in 1973. He has recently been elected Regional Councillor for the Ngintaka Region of ATSIC for the second time. He is also a Director for the Anangu Winki Stores in Alice Springs which services stores in various Aboriginal lands. He was a Councillor for the Willuna Shire in 1989.
Foster AM, Dr Bruce Kristian (AD2011)
For service to medicine as a paediatric orthopaedic surgeon, to medical research through contributions to the Bone Growth Foundation, and to professional development.
Deputy Director, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide. Orthopaedic Surgeon, Outreach Clinics, Alice Springs, for 21 years; Kangaroo Island, for 25 years. Founder and Chairman, Bone Growth Foundation, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide, since 1991. Member, Children’s Research Centre, University of Adelaide. Instrumental in the introduction of the Fitbone (bone lengthening) procedure into Australia. Teacher and Examiner, Australasian College of Surgeons.
Fothergill OAM, Mr Robert (AD2003)
For service to the community through organisations providing assistance for the ageing, young people and veterans, and their families.
Foundation President, Air Club, Daw Park Repatriation Hospital (Branch of the Lung Foundation of Australia), 1998. Member, Daw Park Hospital Quality Group, for 2 years. President, Resident Committee, Hillsview Retirement Village. Foundation President, St Elizabeth's Youth Group (now the Warradale Youth Club), 1953-1960. Vice-President, Warradale Youth Club, for 2 years. President, 2/3 Field Regiment Association. Member, Brighton Masonic Lodge. Involved in fundraising for Red Cross and St John Ambulance, 1980s. Justice of the Peace, since 1958. Chief Recovery Officer, Letting and Tenancy Division, South Australian Housing Trust. Awards include: Senior Australian of the Year, National Australia Day Council, 2000.
Fotheringham AM, Dr Brian James (QB1989)
For service to medical administration, to St. John Ambulance and to child safety.
Director of Medical Services, Adelaide Children's Hospital since 1979. Commissioner, St. John Ambulance, Australia (SA). Medical Surveyor, Australian Council on Health Care Standards since 1979. Chairman, Minister of Community Welfare's Working Party on Sexual Abuse of Children in 1981. Chairman, SA State Council, Child Accident Prevention Foundation of Australia 1984-87.
Fotheringham AM, Mr John Alexander (AD2008)
For service to the motoring and insurance industries, particularly through leadership roles, the promoting of road safety, and as an advocate for motorists and the community.
Managing Director, Royal Automobile Association (RAA) of SA (organisation providing help for motoring, travel, touring, home and insurance needs), from 2005 until his retirement in July 2007; previously served as Executive Officer, Assistant General Manager, Deputy General Manager and Chief Executive; employee, from 1979. Trustee, RAA Staff Superannuation Scheme, 1989-2007. Trustee, RAA Executive Superannuation Scheme, 1989-2000 (disbanded). Trustee, RAA Employees Accumulation Superannuation Fund, 1989-1998. Director, RAA Insurance Holdings Ltd and RAA Insurance Ltd, 1988-2007. Director, Australian Automobile Association, 1994-2007; Chair, Chief Executive Officer's Group, 2001. Director, RAA Finance Pty Ltd, 1993-1999. Director, Australian Motoring Services Pty Ltd, 2002-2007. Director, Assist Australia Pty Ltd, 1996-2007. Director, Club Consortium Pty Ltd, 2006-2007. Director, Club Assist Corporation Pty Ltd, 2006-2007. Director, All-States Security Services Pty Ltd, 1997-2001. Member, Road Safety Advisory Council, since 2004. Chair, Advisory Committee, National Motor Museum, 1996-2003. Member, Transport Systems Centre, University of SA, 1994-1998. Member, Road Safety Consultative Council, 1996-1998. Member, Vehicle Theft Reduction Committee, 1990-1993. Member, Traffic Management Advisory Committee, Road Traffic Board, 1982-1988. Member, Third Party Premiums Committee, 1988-2007. Member, Business Council, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of SA Inc, 1990-2001. Director, History Trust of SA, 1996-2005; Chair, Finance Committee, 2000-2005. Member, Institution of Engineers Australia, until 2007. Fellow, Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Foubert OAM, Mr Olivier Andre (AD2007)
For service to business, particularly through the French-Australian Business Club of South Australia, to tourism and to the community.
President, French-Australian Business Club of South Australia (formerly known as the French Australian Association), 1987-1991 and 1994-2003; Secretary, 1984-1987; Chair, Chamber of Commerce Committee, 1991-1994; Member, since 1982. Foundation Member, South Australian Committee to study the feasibility of the 'Encounter 2002' celebrations; this committee presented recommendations to the South Australian government. Charter Member, Terra Australis Committee, in Adelaide, 1997; this committee successfully lobbied the French Government and French businesses in Australia to back the ‘Encounter 2002’ celebrations. A South Australian representative of the French Committee in Paris in 2001 which was created to steer the bicentenary of the meeting at sea of French captain Nicolas Baudin and Matthew Flinders. Foundation Member of the South Australian Encounter 2002 steering committee to advise the South Australian Minister for Tourism, 1999-2001. Founder and current Managing Director, Caleche Bridal Centre (clothing designers and manufacturers), since 1973. Founder and partner, Gekko Tours (takes French tourists on outback trips), since ca2000. President, Committee of Co-operation and Coordination of French Associations, 2000; Vice-President, 1997-1999. President, French Veterans' Association (for French veterans living overseas), 1996-1997. President, Lions Club of Blackwood, 1985; Chair, committee investigating possibility of twinning Lions Club of Bordeaux and Lions Club of Blackwood, 1984. President, Lions Club of Adelaide Light, 1979-1980; Member, Lions International, since 1973.
Foulis OAM, Mr Desmond George (AD2006)
For service to the environment, particularly through contributions to native plant revegetation.
Member, Friends of the Australian Arid Lands Botanical Garden, Port Augusta, for over 30 years. Life Member, Society for Growing Australian Plants, South Australia. Member, Whyalla Northern Naturalist Society. Member, Lower Flinders Animal and Plant Control Board, early 1980s. Propagated and planted native trees and shrubs in towns and on properties in the Willowie district; initiated a tree planting program in 1953; also initiated roadside revegetation schemes. Involved in growing ‘Old Man Salt Bush’ as stock feed. Councillor, District Council of Willmington, 1979-1980, and District Council of Mount Remarkable, 1980-1985; Councils amalgamated in 1980. Awards include: National Tree Care Award, ABC Countrywide, 1985.
Fox AM, Mrs Merrion Frances (AD1993)
For service to children's literature.
Author, storyteller, academic. Author more than 20 children's books, perhaps best known work is award winning "Possum Magic" (1983) sold half a million copies, best selling children's book in Australian publishing. All her books have contributed to children's literature; most focus on importance of relationships, often across generations. Senior lecturer in teacher education at Flinders University, has also written for teachers and is sought after to present papers at workshops and conferences in Australia, USA, other countries. Associated with establishment SA Storytelling Guild. Mrs Fox was awarded NSW State Literary Award (1984), IBBY Australian Honour Diploma (1986), Koala Award (1987), Dromkeen Medal (1990).
Fox OAM, Mr Laurie Walter (QB2003)
For service to motor sport as a competitor and administrator.
Motor sports competitor at the local, state and national level. The Auto Cycle Union of South Australia (now Motorcycling South Australia): West End Award 'For Services to Motorcycling', 1989. Mount Gambier Motorcycle and Light Car Club: Member, since 1946; Secretary, Treasurer and Competition Secretary, for 14 years); Current Club Handicapper and Judge, for many years; Life Member, since 1957. Club Patron. Designed local McNamara Park road racing circuit. Mount Gambier Junior Motorcycle Club: Starter, Judge and Handicapper, since 1972; Life member, since 1987. Border Watch: Has contributed a weekly column in the locally published newspaper Border Watch, for more than 20 years.
Fraenkel AM, Prof Gustav Julius (QB1985)
For service in the field of medical education.
Foundation Chairman and Dean, School of Medicine, Flinders University, 1970-84. Taught extensively overseas 1950-75. During working life, was a member of Australian and overseas professional associations as well as Medical Board of South Australia; Council of Flinders University and Sturt College of Advanced Education and Anti-Cancer Foundation of South Australian Universities among others.
Francis AM, Mr Ivor Pengelly (AD1989)
For service to art as a painter, critic and teacher.
South Australian artist and art critic. Honoured by the Art Gallery of South Australia in 1987 with a retrospective exhibition of his works spanning 60 years. Emeritus Award (Australia Council 1987). Frequent contributor to various art and education journals.
Francis OAM, Mr Robert Neville (AD1998)
For service to the community particularly through supporting charitable organisations which seek to help young people, and to the media in the area of talk-back radio.
Bob Francis has worked in radio since 1957, pioneering "talk-back" radio in South Australia in 1967, and is currently with Radio 5AA. Served as Director Australian Broadcasting Network 1979-85, and State President of the Federation of Australian Radio Broadcasters 1981-82. He has also hosted TV shows in South Australia. His community work included planning, organising and hosting the Annual Easter Appeal from 1961-84 for the Adelaide Children's Hospital. Served on the committee of the annual Carols By Candlelight from 1961-85; chairman 1979-85. In 1970, he was the leader of the SA Concert Party to Vietnam. Acted as Master of Ceremonies for the Beatles concerts and for major variety shows in Adelaide from 1961-80.
Francis OAM, Mr Maurice Kenworthy (QB2004)
For service to the communities of Yunta, Manna Hill and Olary, particularly through the Outback Areas Community Development Trust.
Member, Outback Areas Community Development Trust, for over 20 years. Chairman, North East Pastoral Soil Conservation Board, for 3 years; Board Member, for over 13 years. Member, Frome Dog Fence Board, since 1996. Foundation Member, Arid Areas Catchment Water Management, since 2000. President, Manna Hill Picnic Racing Club, 1968-1988 and 1991-1996; Vice-President, 1989-1990; Life Member. Member, Yunta Racing Club, for over 10 years. President, South Australian Stockowners Association (now known as South Australian Farmers' Federation), 1983-1984; Vice-President, for 2 years; Junior Vice-President, for 2 years; Member, since 1968. Member, North East Fire Fighting Association, 1968-1996. Secretary, Manna Hill Hall, 1969-1977; Member, 1967-1997. Awards include: Australian of the Year, for services to the community, North East District of South Australia, 1994.
Francis OAM, Miss Julie Diane (AD2007)
For service to the community as a contributor to child and youth development organisations and programs in South Australia.
Youth Programs Officer, South Australian Fire and Emergency Services Commission, 2003-2006; current Volunteer Support Officer. Co-founder and Deputy Editor, Thinking of Eagles magazine, Operation Flinders Foundation, since 1996; organised peer group mentor training, 2000-2003; Member, Team Leader Training and Selection Committees, 1999-2001; Team Leader, 1996-2000; Member, Marketing Committee, 1999-2000. Member, Strategic Asset Management Committee, South Australian Branch, Scouts Australia, 2004-2005; Member, Child Protection Training Team, 2005; Chairman, Child Protection Task Force, 1994-1995; Chairman, Access to Scouting Special Needs Task Force, 1994-1996; Assistant Chief Commissioner, 1993-1995; Member, Executive Committee, 1994-1995; Activity Leader, for at least 7 years. Assistant District Commissioner, East Metropolitan, Guides South Australia, 1987-1988; Leader, 1st Pembroke Girl Guide Unit, 1977-1985; Camp Leader, Anad Gram leprosy village, India, 1983. Chairman, ANZAC Eve Youth Vigil Committee, Returned and Services League of Australia, since 2005; Committee Member, 2003-2006. Awards/recognition include: Good Service Award, South Australian Branch, Scouts Australia, 1998 and 2004. Queen's Guide Award, Guides South Australia, 1976. Gold, Silver and Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Awards, 1986, 1982 and 1980 respectively.
Franklin OAM, Mrs Jean Dorothy (QB1991)
For service to the community.
Co-ordinator Kidman Park Neighbourhood Care Group since 1988. Secretary Findon Meals on Wheels since 1985. Member, Red Cross Society. Chairman, Committee Member Levis Motor Cycle Club, Life Membership 1976. Volunteer Canteen Manageress, Kidman Park Primary School 1965-68. Chairperson and Secretary, Primary School P & F Association, Member High School P & F. Foundation member Tennis Club, Netball Club. Other groups.
Fraser OAM, Dr George McLennan (AD1995)
For service to hospice and palliative care, particularly through the Mary Potter Hospice.
Dr Fraser was involved in the development of the Hospice and Palliative Care Unit at the Mary Potter Hospice at Calvary Hospital in North Adelaide and has been associated with the unit for the past 33 years. He served as a Board member and Chairperson of the Education Committee of the Mary Potter Foundation and was a member of the SA Association of Hospice and Palliative Care. He worked in the Occupational Health Branch of the SA Health Commission where his special interest was in mesothelioma, his expertise in which was recognised by membership of the Thoracic Medical Society. He was a founding member of the Australasian College of Occupational Medicine.
Fraser OAM, Mr Donald (QB1994)
For service to the Aboriginal community.
Mr Fraser has been a member of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Executive for many years and served as its first Director. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of the Yunyarinya Community (Kenmore Park) and also served as its first Chairman. He was the first Aboriginal adviser to Fregon Community, the first Director of the Nganampa Health Service and the second Director of Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Education. He has also served as a Councillor of the Ngintaka Regional Council of ATSIC.
Fraser AM, Prof Robert David (QB2007)
For service to medicine, particularly in the area of spinal surgery as a clinician, to medical education and research, and through contributions to a range of professional organisations.
Head Spinal Unit, Department of Orthopaedics, Royal Adelaide Hospital, 1985-2005; Acting Clinical Director, 1988; Senior Visiting Medical Officer, since 1983. Head, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Adelaide, 1998-1999; Professor, since 1995; Senior Lecturer, 1987-1994; Lecturer, 1983-1986. Lecturer, Department of Surgery, Flinders University, 1978-1983. Helped to establish the Adelaide Centre for Spinal Research, 1999. Author of more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific articles published in medical journals and 15 book chapters on disorders of the spine. President, International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, 2002. Foundation President, Spine Society of Australia, 1989-1992. Deputy Editor, Spine journal, USA, since 1994. Member, Editorial Board, Spine journal, USA, 1991-1993. Member, Editorial Board, European Spine Journal, UK, 1991-1993. Organising Chairman, Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, 2000. Chairman, Advisory Board, Adelaide Centre for Spinal Research, since 1999. Branch Director (SA), Australian Orthopaedic Association, 1997-1998. Fellow, Royal Australian College of Surgeons, since 1975. Fellow, Australian Orthopaedic Association, since 1978.
Freak OAM, Mrs Ann (AD1998)
For service to youth through the Girl Guide movement in South Australia for more than 60 years, and as a fundraiser for the Crippled Children's Association.
Mrs Freak has been actively involved with the Girl Guide movement for more than 60 years as Guide Captain or Ranger Captain. Recently she conducted a Ranger Unit for disabled teenage girls as Magill. She has also for over 40 years participated in the Crippled Children's Association's Down Every Street Appeal. Serves as the chairperson of the Kilkenny Scout Group Committee for the past 14 years. Contributes to Legacy in Adelaide and to her local church.
Freburg OAM, Mrs Audrey Victoria (QB1991)
For service to those with disabilities.
President, Women's Auxiliary, Spastic Centres of South Australia since 1970, Treasurer 1965-70. Actively involved with the Spastic Association since 1945. Formed Linden Fund Raising group for Spastic Children 1960. Honorary Life Member, South Australia Spastic Paralysis Welfare Association 1970. Certificate of Merit for outstanding service to Spastic Centres of South Australia 1986.
Freeman OAM RFD, Dr Roger (QB2012)
For service to the documentation and preservation of Australian military history.
Collector of military service medals and artefacts that have been placed in the Army Museum at Keswick Barracks. Author and researcher with military history publications Hurcombe's Hungry Half Hundred, (50th Battalion AIF), in 1991, and Second to None (32nd Battalion AIF), in 2006. Instrumental in arranging for the return of the 50th Battalion Regimental Colour to Adelaide and for its replacement in St Peter's Cathedral. Colonel Consultant Radiologist to the Surgeon General ADF, Australian Army Reserves, retired 1993; Consultant Radiologist, 4th Military District; RMO, NT Command and other units. Radiologist in private practice, retired 2002. Former Deputy Director of Radiology and Visiting Radiologist, Royal Adelaide Hospital. Former General Practitioner, Port Lincoln. Awards/recognition include: Reserve Force Decoration, long service award presented to officers in the Reserve elements of the Australian Defence Force. Medal Gallery co-named in his honour, Army Museum at Keswick Barracks.
Freeman OAM, Mr Walter Leonard Barber (QB1978)
For service to the sport of tennis.
Freeman OAM, Mrs Ivy Kathleen (QB2001)
For service to local government, and to the community of Tumby Bay.
District Council of Tumby Bay: Councillor, 1977 to 1997. Compiled and published "History of Tumby Bay and District", 1981, for the Council's 75 year celebrations, and "Historical Walk of Tumby Bay" for Tumby Bay Area School 90th year celebrations. State Country Vice-President, Local Government Women's Association, 1977-1983; Life Member, since 1994. Community of Tumby Bay: Member, Tumby Bay Branch, Women's Agricultural Bureau of South Australia, since 1963; Vice-President, 1981, 1988-1990, 1995, and 1999; President, 1982-1985 and 1991-1994; Life Member, since 1983. Member, Tumby Bay Branch, Country Women's Association of South Australia, since 1968. Served on the Committee for 24 years, including President and Vice-President. Life Member, Country Women of the World. Arts Officer, 1985-1988, and President, 1988-1991, Octoman Group. Foundation Member, Tumby Bay Branch, National Trust of South Australia, since 1968; Chairman, since 1979; and Life Member. Member and Committee Member, Tumby Bay Progress Association, since the 1970s. Foundation Member, Tumby Bay Probus Club. Foundation Member, Uringa Hostel Building Committee, 1983; and Rural Watch, since 1991. Committee Member, Tumby Bay Homes, 1977-1997. Member, Tumby Bay Branch, Arts Council of South Australia, since 1983.
Freeman OAM, Mr Eric Walter (QB2002)
For service to sport, particularly cricket as a player, administrator and commentator.
Junior Cricket Coach, Adelaide Cricket Club, since 1997. Committee member, Board of Management, Port Adelaide Cricket Club, for 12 years; Life member, 1975. Founding Treasurer, Past Players Association, 1991. Honorary Life Member, South Australian Cricket Association. Represented South Australia in first class cricket, 1964-1974. Represented Australia in Test cricket, 1966-1970. Captain and Coach, Port Adelaide Cricket Club Senior Team. Member, Board of Management, Port Adelaide Football Club, for 3 years; Life member, since 1987. Represented South Australia in interstate matches, 1965-1967. Consultant, Port Adelaide Football Club. General Manager, Lacrosse South Australia, since 1992. Sports commentator, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, since 1984. Host, World of Sport, SES8 TV, 1976-1978. Football commentator, 5SE radio, for 3 years, circa 1976. Panelist, Sunday World of Sports, ADS7, for 3 or 4 years, during the 1970s. Football commentator, NWS9 TV in Adelaide, 1969.
Freeman OAM, Mr Christopher John (AD2008)
For service to aviation through the development of safe low flying techniques in the agricultural sector.
Fifty years and over 13,100 hours as professional pilot; Commercial Pilot Licence 1955. Owner/operator of low level flying training school, 1992-2000. Low Level Specialist, Agricultural and Low-flying Examiner, Civil Aviation Authority of Australia, 1979-1980 and 1983-1992. Trainer and examiner of Chinese agricultural spraying pilots. Flew agricultural operations in England, Scotland and the Sudan using Tiger Moth and Auster aircraft, 1957-1959. Established own company, Trojan Aerial Spraying, 1959-1979; spent 20 years agricultural flying. Former Vice-President, Aerial Agricultural Association of Australia. Author, Flight at Lower Levels - Safety Through Awareness. Author, Flight at Lower Levels - Safety in the Circuit. Author, Agricultural Pilots' Training Manual. Awards/recognition include: Sir James Martin Award, Guild of Air Pilots and Navigators, 2006; for his outstanding work in developing the agricultural manuals, wire awareness procedures and the flight testing system, thus greatly improving the safety record of commercial low level operations in Australia, China and the UK. Roy Mackay Award, Aerial Agricultural Association of Australia, 2006; in recognition of the outstanding effort, time and expertise he has contributed to the benefit of the industry. Master Air Pilot Certificate, Guild of Air Pilots and Navigators, London UK, 2005.
Frewin AO, Prof. Derek Brian (AD2003)
For service to the advancement of medical education, to research in the field of hypertension, and to the community, particularly in relation to the care of the ageing and of people affected by drug addiction.
Executive Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Adelaide, since 1996; Dean, Medical School, since 1991; Professor, since 1991; Associate Professor, 1989-1990; has held various continuous positions with the university, since 1966. Physician, Hypertension Clinic, Royal Adelaide Hospital, since 1973. Honorary Medical Officer to several national track and field athletics championships, 1979-1987. Senior Divisional Surgeon, St John Ambulance Australia, 1968-1974. Director, Anti-Cancer Foundation of South Australia, since 1997. Adviser, Division of Human Nutrition, CSIRO, since 1992. Chair, Committee Overseeing Alcohol and Drug Education in Australian Medical Schools, since 1992. Member, Lions’ Heart Research Advisory Committee, 1978-1991. Member, Board of Management, Port Adelaide Methodist Mission, 1974-1988. Chair, Committee of Deans of Australian Medical Schools, 1997-1999. Member, Australian Medical Council, 1990-2001; member, Medical School Accreditation Committee, 1994-1997; member, Board of Examiners 2000-2001; member, Specialist Accreditation Advisory Committee, since 2001. Member, Board of Directors, North Western Adelaide Health Service, 1995-2000. Member, Board of Directors, Royal Adelaide Hospital, since 1991. Member, Board of Directors, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 1991-1995. Member, Board of Management, Modbury Hospital, since 1990. Member, Medical Board of South Australia, since 1984. Member, New York Academy of Sciences, since 1992. Member, Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand. Member, Australian Society for Medical Research. Member, High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia. Member, American Hypertension Society. Awards include: AMA (SA) Award, 2001. Fullbright-Hays Senior Scholar Award, 1972-1973.
Fricker AM, Mr Lyall Peterie (QB1988)
For service to education.
Director-General SA Department of Technical and Further Education since 1982; Deputy Director-General 1981-82. Secretary, Tertiary Education Authority of SA 1979-82. Assistant Commissioner, Tertiary Education Commission (Canberra) 1977-79. Secretary, Commission on Advanced Education, 1971-77. Secretary, Commonwealth Scholarship Board, 1968-71. Regional Director for NSW, Commonwealth Department of Education and Science, 1966-68.
Fricker AM, Mr Malcolm Swanson (AD1992)
For service to the administration of horse racing.
Involved in administraton of racing on voluntary basis since mid 1950s. Major contribution toward sound basis for SA racing. Chairman SA Jockey Club 1986-90, instrumental in strengthening role of SAJC as controlling authority for SA racing; Deputy Chairman 1982-86, Committee member 1975-82, a founder of the organisation in 1975 and member of Totalisator and Tracks Sub-Committees. Closely associated with development of SA Apprenticeship Training Scheme. Elected to Committee of Adelaide Racing Club in 1973.
Fricker OAM, Mr Laurence Percy (QB1999)
For service to the elderly, particularly the pastoral care and support of veterans at the Myrtle Bank War Veterans Home.
Mr Fricker has organised and conducted an inter-denominational church service every Sunday at the War Veterans Home at Myrtle Bank since 1981. He arranges for the speakers, musicians and for the men to be brought to and from the service (as many are wheel chair bound). He visits the men on other occasions, concerned for their welfare, and also visits those in the Repatriation Hospital. Mr Fricker organises a weekly collection among the veterans who donate the money to support an underprivileged child through World Vision. He is an active member of the Glen Osmond Baptist Church and has served as an Elder of the church since 1977. Awarded the City of Unley Community Award in 1986 for service to the elderly.
Fricker AM, Mr Brian Arthur (AD2004)
For service to the community, particularly through fundraising activities for a number of organisations including the National Heart Foundation and the Archbishop's Appeal for the Needy, and to business.
Board of Directors, National Heart Foundation, 1988-1995. Also served as Chairman, National Heart Fund Committee, 1988-1993; Deputy Chairman, 1984-1988 and awarded Life Membership in 2000. Awarded Lowenthal Award in recognition of his service (one of ten recipients). During his leadership the SA Division raised $800,000 to $1 million annually and at the National level about $15 million. President, National Heart Foundation (South Australian division), 1988-1995; Vice President, 1984 and Board Member, 1978-2000. Founding Member, Burnside Hospital Foundation, 1997-1998 and Board Member, since 1998. Actively involved in fundraising activities, particularly the Burnside Hospital Development Appeal. Foundation Member, Archbishop's Appeal for the Needy, since 1994. Member, South Australian Sequi-Centenary Celebration Committee and Australian Bicentenary Celebration Committee. Former President, Lions International (Burnside). Committee member, Kooyonga Golf Club. Member, Prince Alfred College Council for 25 years. Also served as Chairman of the Building Committee for a number of years. Councillor, Master Builders Federation of Australia, 1974-1977. President, Master Builders of South Australia, 1975-1977 and Councillor, 1973-1975 and again 1978-1987. Vice- President, Institute of Directors in Australia (Federal Council). Former Chairman, Institute Directors in Australia (South Australian Branch). Councillor, South Australia Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 1975-1982. Director, SA Brewing Holdings Ltd (later Southcorp), since 1983; CC Bottles Ltd, since 1986; and Southern Bricks, since 1978.
Fricker AM, Mr Graham Andrew (AD2011)
For service to the building and construction industry through leadership roles with the Australian Institute of Building, to education, and to the community.
Member, National Council, Australian Institute of Building, since 1997; National President, 2001-2003; National Vice-President, 1999-2001; Member, since 1955; Life Fellow; Overseas Chapter President, 2003-2008; Chairperson, Professional Interview Panels in Hong Kong; current Member, Committee, South Australian Chapter; President, South Australian Chapter, 1969-1971. Member and terms as Chair, various advisory committees in the building, construction and project management disciplines, University of South Australia, since 1958; Founding resident and supporter, Lincoln College, since 1952; Member, Council, 1960-1984; Life Member. Fellow, Engineers Australia; Member, since 1955. Fellow, Australian Institute of Company Directors; Member, since 1967. Member, South Australian Industrial Relations Advisory Council, 1983-1989. Member, Builders Licensing Board of South Australia, 1971-1977. Chairman, South Australian Support Group, Australian War Memorial Capital Appeal, 1994-1996. Chairman, Gawler Three Day Event Committee, World Equestrian Championships, 1986; the Gawler event and the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games are the only international events of this type ever held in Australia. Charter Member, Rotary Club of Adelaide East, 1966. Executive Director, Fricker Carrington Group of Companies, 1982-2007. General Manager, Fricker Bros, 1976-1982; Director, since 1957; Construction Manager, 1963-1975; various engineering and site supervision roles, 1954-1963. Awards/recognition include: Appointed, 'Friend of the University', University of South Australia, 2008. Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary Club of Adelaide East, 1997.
Fry AM, Mr Stanley Ronald (QB1988)
For service to music.
Principal horn player, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra since 1971 and Orchestra Representative on the Board of Management. Played with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra during its 1970-71 tour of the U.S.A. Lecturer in Music and Horn Player in the University of Adelaide's Wind Quintet 1965-70, including its three-month world tour in 1969. Freelance player in London 1963 chiefly with the London Symphony Orchestra and London Philharmonic Orchestra.
Fry OAM, Mr Barry Seymour (AD2011)
For service to cricket.
President, Grange Cricket Club, since 1985; Chairman, 1978-1985; player, 1960-1986; Gold Life Member, 1998; Captained A grade team, 1960-1980; Member, Management Committee, since 1960; Editor, Dolphin News, for 18 years; Turf Wicket Curator, for 37 years, more recently as supervisor. Grange Oval Sports Club Delegate, for 19 years. Grange Oval Reserve Board Delegate, for 15 years. President, Adelaide Turf Cricket Association, 2002-2009; Vice-President, 1994-2002; Life Member, 1992. Involved in the establishment of community junior cricket in the Adelaide and Suburban Cricket Association and the Adelaide Turf Cricket Association. Involved in representative cricket between the Adelaide Turf Cricket Association and the Victorian sub-Districts Cricket Association.
Fryer OAM, Mr James (AD1986)
For service to the trade union movement.
Fuhrer OAM, Mrs Audrey Prescott (AD1995)
For service to the Girl Guides' Association of South Australia.
Mrs Fuhrer has been an active member the Girl Guides Association since 1941 having served as Assistant State Commissioner from 1981-1983 and Senior Vice-President from 1991-1992. She has also been actively engaged as a member of the Fundraising Committee of the Arthritis Foundation of South Australia as well as a member of the Scouts Association performing arts "Gang Show".
Fuller OAM, Mr Neil (QB1993)
For service to sport as a gold medallist at the Paralympic Games, Barcelona, 1992.
Gold Medallist at the Paralympic Games, Barcelona 1992, in the 100 metres Men's Athletics Relay event.
Fuller OAM, Mr Edwin Eric (AD1977)
For services to local government.
Fuller OAM, Mr Ronald Keith (QB2003)
For service to the community of the Port Lincoln area.
Involved in air/sea search and rescue missions in the Port Lincoln area, early 1960s-1980s. Involved in missions for St John Ambulance; Honorary Life Member.
Fullston OAM, Mr Douglas James (QB1982)
For service to local government and to the community.
Fyfe OAM, Mr Donald McNicol (QB1977)
For services to local government.