Kakoschke OAM, Mr Kevin Robert (QB2007)
For service to the community through the preservation of the history of Radium Hill.
Inaugural President, Radium Hill Historical Association (formerly Radium Hill Reunion Committee), since 1990; has organised reunions of former residents, since 1991; re-established the cemetery to its original condition, identified graves and installed name plates; initiated Cemetery Memorial Plaque detailing history of those interred. Coordinated and co-authored "We Were Radium Hill, a history of Radium Hill, 1990. Established Radium Hill Heritage Museum; achieved registration status for Museum by the History Trust of South Australia, 2001.
Kalatziz OAM, Mr Demetrius Athanasius (AD2009)
For service to the Greek community through consular support and the Scouting movement, and to the development of Freemasonry in South Australia.
Kalleske OAM, The Rev Leo Walter (AD1982)
For service to the community.
Kalleske OAM, Mrs Lydia Dora (AD2001)
For service to the Aboriginal community of Areyonga.
Mrs Kalleske worked for the Lutheran Finke River Mission at Areyonga for 34 years with her husband (Pastor Leo Walter Kalleske, OAM), a Lutheran minister, undertaking unpaid pastoral and social work.
Kalucy AM, Prof Ross Stewart (QB2000)
For service to medicine through the development of mental health services and academic psychiatry at Flinders University, to medical education, and to medical research and its ethical considerations.
Foundation Professor of Academic Psychiatry and Mental Health Services at Flinders University since 1977. Professor Kalucy led the development of a Department of Psychiatry that integrates clinical service with teaching and research, and the establishment of special expertise in adolescent mental health and weight disorders. Through the Department, he has also contributed to the development of mental health services in South Australia. Senior Clinical Director (since 1991), Southern Regional Mental Health Services of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and the South Australian Rural and Remote Mental Health Services. Chief Adviser on Mental Health to the State Minister. Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists: contributed to education, training and maintenance of standards of specialist and consultant psychiatrists through his roles as member, Board of Censors (1980 to 1985), Censor-in-Chief (1984 to 1985), Chair of the Committee for Examinations (1985 to 1988), and Chair of the Fellowships Board (1986 to 1988). Served the National Health and Medical Research Council (NH&MRC) on a range of committees: Medical Research Committee and Grants Committee etc. He was Chair of the Special Purposes and Priorities Committee, was an Inaugural Member of the Public Health Research and Development Committee, and was Chairman, Medical Research Ethics Committee and Deputy Chair of the Australian Health Ethics Committee. As Chairman of the Medical Research Ethics Committee, Professor Kalucy assisted the development of ethical regulations in two main areas. Privacy guidelines for data collection to protect the individual from excessive inhibitions of health research, and the development of guidelines for aboriginal health research (which involved extensive and complex negotiations with the aboriginal community). Member (since 1984) and President (since 1989), Medical Board of South Australia.
Kalucy OAM, Assoc Prof Elizabeth Carment (QB2012)
For service to community health, and to the development of professional standards.
Director, Primary Health Care Research and Information Service, Flinders University, 2000-2010. Played a major part in the development of National Performance Indicators for the Divisions of General Practice. Editor-in-Chief and Chair, Editorial Board, Australian Journal of Primary Health, since 2011; Co-Editor-in-Chief, 2009-2011; Board Member, 2004-2010. Senior Research Fellow, South Australian Health Plus Coordinated Care Trial, 1997-2000. Senior Research Officer, South Australian Community Health Research Unit, 1993-1997.
Kambitsis OAM, Mrs Philia (AD1996)
For service to the Greek community, particularly to aged people.
Involved with charitable and community work for many years. Member, Australian Greek Society for the Care of the Elderly; responsible for fund-raising for the Greek aged persons complex at Ridleyton, Adelaide. Member, Greek Women's Association. Member, advisory committee, Migration Museum. President, Australian Hellenic Education Progressive Association (AHEPA), 1980; member 15 years. Has helped provide accommodation, food and clothing to the needy. Provided donation to help establish Chair of Greek Language and Culture, Flinders University.
Kaminski OAM, Mrs Geraldine Whittle (AD1985)
For service to science, particularly in the field of mycology.
Kanas OAM, Mrs Sofija (QB1993)
For service to multicultural organisations and to women's health issues.
Member of the SA Multicultural and Ethnic Affairs Commission since 1991 and currently Executive Supervisor of the project "Information and Education of Older Non-English Speaking Background Women in Smaller Communities" funded by the Office of the Status of Women, Canberra. Involved with the National Health and Medical Research Council Working Party, SA. Member of the SA Ethnic Affairs Commission's NESB Women's Advisory Committee. Assisted with State-wide campaign to provide SA ethnic community women representatives with information on strategies for controlling breast cancer and Member (1989-1990) of the Women's Advisory Group on Breast X-ray Project. Elected Ethnic Communities Council Executive and spokeswoman on women's issues 1984. Appointed to Ethnic Communities Council of SA as Lithuanian delegate in 1988.
Kane AM, WO Barry William (AD1995)
For outstanding devotion to duty with the Royal Australian Navy, particularly as the Fleet Warrant Officer Signals Yeoman.
Warrant Officer Kane joined the Royal Australian Navy in 1970 as a recruit various at HMAS Cerberus. On completion of training he was posted to HMAS Vendetta as an ordinary seaman communicator. Throughout his Naval career he has served in many seagoing and shore establishments. In January, 1991 he was promoted to Warrant Officer and, after a short period as Divisional Officer to Recruits at the Communications School, he took up his present position as Fleet Warrant Officer Signals Yeoman in June 1991.
Kane OAM, Mr William (Bill) (QB2010)
For service to veterans through the Australian Federation of Totally and Permanently Incapacitated Ex-Service Men and Women (TPI Federation).
National Secretary, Australian Federation of Totally and Permanently Incapacitaed Ex-Service Men and Women (TPI Federation), since 2001. Assistant Secretary and Concessions Officer, South Australian (SA) Branch; Member, since 2000. Committee Member, HMAS Perth National Association. Member, South Australian Country Fire Service, with the Sellicks Beach Brigade and South Coast Training Centre.
Kangur OAM, Mr Valdek (QB2005)
For service to the Estonian community in Australia through preservation of culture and language and contributions to church, school and youth groups.
Chairman, Adelaide Estonian Lutheran Congregation, since 2001. Member in Charge of Culture, Estonian Societies in Australia. Honorary Member, Adelaide Estonian Society, since 1985. Chairman, Estonian Radio Committee, since 1982; organises volunteers and arranges training; arranges fundraising. Member, Planning Committee, Estonian Cultural Festival, when held in Adelaide. Established and taught at the Adelaide Estonian Supplementary School, 1961-1979. Deputy Head, Marleston College of TAFE, 1977-1986; Deputy Head, Building Studies; Lecturer. Founder and Group Scoutmaster, 10th Adelaide Estonian Boy Scout Group, 1953-1983. Has taught, Estonian Language Group, since 1979. Awards/recognition include: North Star Class II 1978, and Class III 1960, World Wide Estonian Scouting Organisation. ‘Valdek Kangur Award’ is presented to Dux of Associate Diploma in Building Technology, Marleston College of TAFE.
Kappe OAM, Ms Gwenda Dawn (QB2007)
For service to the community of Kangaroo Island through a range of welfare, charitable and cultural organisations.
Group Leader, Sunshine Club (friendship group for women), since ca1998; Founding Member, 1996. Member, The Friends of the Library, Kangaroo Island Library Service, since mid 1980s. Member, Kangaroo Island Branch Australian Red Cross, since 1997. Member, Kingscote Sub-Committee, Kangaroo Island Community Housing Association, since 2002. Volunteer Parndarna Area School and Kingscote Area School, since mid 1980s; School Service Officer (paid position), from 1970s until mid 1980s. Foundation Member, Kangaroo Island Cancer Support Group; Current Member. Current volunteer, Cook Community Health Centre, Kangaroo Island Health Service. Current Member, Women's Health Group. Former volunteer Receptionist, Hope Cottage Museum, Kangaroo Island Branch, National Trust of South Australia, for many years until 2005.
Karamarko OAM, Mr Milan (QB1982)
For service to ethnic welfare.
Karay OAM, Mrs Zetta (QB1997)
For service to the community through the South Australian Branch of the National Council of Women, and Soroptimist International.
Mrs Karay has been actively involved in community work for many years. Served as President, South Australian Branch of National Council of Women from 1992-95; currently serves as the Council's International Secretary. Has been a member, Soroptimist International (SI) since 1967, and during this time has actively promoted new clubs. Served two terms as State President, SA Branch of SI, 1982-83 and 1972-74; State Secretary, 1983-84. Was a member, SI of Southwest Pacific Finance Committee, 1987-88. She has also served the community as a Board member of Abbeyfield Society which provides accommodation for financially disadvantaged elderly people.
Karidis AM, Mr Gerasimos (Gerry) (QB1990)
For service to the building and construction industry and for service to the Greek Community.
Formed a public company "Karidis Corporation Ltd" in 1975 and has been responsible for the construction of shopping complexes, car parks, residential sub-divisions, residential dwelling units and commercial developments since that time. became a licensed land salesman 1964 having entered the real estate business in 1962. Board member of the South Australian Housing Trust since 1986. Chairman of the South West Community Hospital since 1987 and Chairman of the Building Committee. A member of the Business Owners' and Managers' Association. Active with the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese and Church and their home for the aged. Received an award from the Patriarch of the Greek Orthodox Church in 1968. Also involved with the Australian Hellenic Educational Progressive Association.
Karpany AM, Mr Thomas Lawson (QB1999)
For service to the Aboriginal community, particularly in the development of programmes to combat alcohol abuse.
Mr Karpany, now 80 years of age, is currently employed as an Aboriginal Liaison Officer, SA Correctional Services Department and Crisis Care Counsellor on weekends and public holidays. He runs a “self empowerment” programme at Yatala Prison and the Women’s Prison at Northfield. Mr Karpany had been an alcoholic for some 20 years when he entered a rehabilitation centre run by the (now) Adelaide Central Mission at Kuipto Colony in the Adelaide Hills in 1973. He overcame his alcoholism and trained as a welfare worker, supplementing his training by courses at SA Institute of Technology. Founding member, Adelaide Sobriety Group; President in 1976. Rented a property at Crafers to grow flowers and breed Shetland ponies until the property was burnt out in the 1983 bushfires. While the property was in operation, he employed homeless youths and assisted them to find permanent jobs. Worked with Neighbourhood Watch.
Kaufmann AM, MBE, Mrs Mary Patricia (AD2003)
For service to people with disabilities, particularly through Minda Special School and the Intellectual Disability Services Council.
Chairperson, Minda Inc, 1997-2001; Board Member, 1987-2001. Principal, Minda Special School, 1962-1989. Director, Intellectual Disability Services Council, 1984-1997. Established the co-operative, Sturt Cottage Crafts, 1990.
Kavanagh OAM, Mr William Murray (AD1993)
For service to the community and to the Country Fire Service.
Joined Ceduna Emergency Fire service 1957; Deputy Captain 1959-67, Captain 1967-88, now Deputy Group Officer. District Supervisor, Country Fire Service 1984-89. Responsible for emergency service calls including bushfires, chemical spills, highway and level crossing accidents, in very large and remote area. Called out up to 100 times a week. Key role in maintenance equipment and fund-raising. Instrumental in continuing growth and development CFS in Ceduna and district.
Kavanagh OAM, Mrs Sheila May (2003)
For service through the provision of medical assistance to the victims of the bombings which occurred in Bali on 12 October 2002.
Keach OAM, Mrs Diana Dundas (QB2005)
For service to equestrian sport as a coach and administrator, and to the community through animal welfare and bushfire organisations.
Equestrian Federation of Australia: Level II General Coach and Coach Educator, since 1983. Member, Dressage Council, 1985-1993. Member, Coaching Council, 1982-1992. Member, Dressage Judges Panel, 1979-1993. Member, Show Hack Judges Pane, 1974-1978. Coach Educator, Examiner and Member, Chief Examiners Panel, Pony Club Association of Australia, since 1980. Chief Instructor and Foundation Member, Goolwa District Pony Club, since 1980; coaches riders to national and international levels. Chief Instructor, South Park Pony Club (SA), 1979-1984. Chief Instructor, Mayanup Pony Club (WA), 1970-1978. Current Member; RSPCA SA; participates in fundraising activities, including those conducted by/for the World Society for the Protection of Animals. Current Member, SA Country Fire Service.
Keam AM, Mrs Elizabeth (AD2007)
For service to community health in the field of palliative care through contributions to the development of programs and services to assist people with a terminal illness, and to nurse education.
Honorary Treasurer, Palliative Care Council of South Australia Inc, since 2004; Chair, Strategic Development Committee; Chair, Treasure Box Project for Grieving Children; Honorary Life Member; Acting Executive Officer (honorary), April-July 2005; Vice-President, 1984-2004; Member, Organising Committee, Australian Palliative Care Conferences, Adelaide, 1990 and 2003. Member, Ministerial Advisory Committee for Carers, South Australian Government, 2004-2005. Volunteer Business Development Consultant, Independent Home Nurses, 2003-2005; current palliative care practice nurse. Health Management Advisers Consultant, responsible for inpatient palliative care services in metropolitan Perth, 2004. Clinical Supervisor of undergraduate nursing students training in Palliative Care, University of South Australia, 2003. Clinical Nurse Consultant and Clinical Manager, Mary Potter Hospice, South Australia, 1987-2003. Voluntary Board Member, Mary Potter Foundation, late 1980s-early 2000s. Clinical Manager, Calvary Cancer Centre, Calvary Healthcare Adelaide, 1999-2003; Voluntary Member, Human Research Ethics Committee, late 1980s-2003. Member, National Palliative Care Standards and Quality Committee, 1996-1999. Involved in the legislative process that led to The Consent to Medical Treatment and Palliative Care Act 1995, 1990s. Expert Witness, Select Committee, House of Assembly, South Australia examining ‘The Law and Practice Relating to Death and Dying’, 1990. Clinical Nurse Consultant, Kalyra Hospice Unit, South Australia, 1984-1987.
Kearney AM, Prof Brendan (2003)
For service to medical administration in South Australia, particularly through the promotion of medical research, and as the coordinator for South Australia of the medical response team assisting victims of the bombings which occurred in Bali on 12 October 2002.
Kearney AM, Prof Brendan (QB2003)
Keen OAM, Mr Noel William (AD2003)
For service to cricket as a player, umpire and administrator.
Has been involved in cricket for over 54 years; player for 17 years, and umpire for 37 years. Secretary, Adelaide Turf Cricket Umpires Association, for past 14 years; Executive Member, for over 20 years; President, for 2 years; Chairman, for 2 years; Vice-President, for one year; Life member. Involved in the establishment of the Cricketer of the Year Awards. Instrumental in setting up the Umpires School, 1971-1972. Instrumental in setting up the perpetual trophy for Wicketkeeper of the Year, 1991-1992. Introduced the Umpires Annual report. Awards include: Australian Sports Medal, 2000.
Keenan AM, Mrs Ella Doreen (AD2008)
For service to business, particularly through executive roles with professional organisations, as a contributor to the promotion and development of women, and to the community.
Chairman, Council of Small Business Organisations of Australia (COSBOA), 2000-2004; Deputy Chairman, 1996-2000; Board Member, for 8 years; Member, for 10 years. National President, Business and Professional Women Australia (BPW), 1996-2000; National Vice-President, 1992-1996; Chairperson, Small Business Committee, 1994-2001; Board Member, BPW International, for 4 years; BPW International United Nations Representative, for 4 years; Member, BPW, for 32 years. Member, Hunter Valley Advisory Board on Hospitality and Tourism, for 4 years. Chairman, Private Station Owners Association, for 7 years. Member, All China Women's Federation, for 8 years. Member, International Women's Leaders Network, for 7 years. Vice-Chairman, Asia-Pacific Economic Corporation (APEC) Network Alliance, for 4 years; Member, APEC Business Forum, for 12 years; Australian representative to APEC Women's Ministers Meetings on the Status of Women's Affairs, for 3 years. COSBOA Representative, Small Business Forum, for 4 years; BPW Representative, for 6 years. Member, Small Business Consultative Council, 1997-1998. Member, Minister for the Status of Women's Forum, for 4 years. Representative to Beijing Plus Five and Beijing Plus Ten Women's International Congresses. Australian Non-Government Organisation United Nations Representative on women's issues, for 4 years; on Micro Business Consultative Council, for 3 years; on Task Force on Deregulation, for 3 years; on GST Council on Tax Reform, for 2 years; and on Business Entry Point Committee, for 7 years. Principal, Keenilon Consultants. Owner operator, Swan Hill Railway Station. Member, Sunraysia Institute of TAFE, Council, 1998-2001; casual sessional teacher, 1992-2006. Chef. Awards include: Centenary Medal, 2001.
Keeves AM, Prof John Philip (AD2005)
For service to educational research, particularly the development of statistical methods for measuring and analysing educational outcomes and to professional organisations and mentoring of research associates and students.
Member, International Academy of Education, since 1994. Chair of the Technical Advisory Committee, International Association for the Evaluation of Education Achievement; Professor Keeves was active in establishing this organisation's first international surveys in the 1960s; he also participated in the Trends in Mathematics and Science Studies and the Program for International Student Assessment. Professor Keeves has provided advice to United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, and the World Bank. Member, The Australian Commission for UNESCO, 1977-1984. Director, Australian Council for Educational Research, 1977-1984; Associate Director, 1972?1977; Senior Research Officer, 1962-1967. Founding Member, Australian Association for Research in Education, since 1970. Chair, Committee of Enquiry into Education in South Australia, 1980-1981; Professor Keeves has also produced several reports for the Department of Education and Children's Services. University appointments include: Professorial Fellow, Flinders University of South Australia, since 1992; Visiting Fellow, 1990?1992. Foundation Chair, Flinders University Institute of International Education. Visiting Professor, Institute of International Education, University of Stockholm, 1987-1989; Senior Visiting Scholar, 1971-1972. Visiting Professor, University of Melbourne, 1985-1986. Research Fellow, Australian National University, 1967-1971. Publications include: Co-Editor and Co-Founder, International Education Journal, since 1999; a free online academic journal, www.iej.cjb.net. Editor and Contributor, Educational Research, Methodology and Measurement, An International Handbook, 1988; 2nd edition, 1997. Co-Editor and Contributor, International Handbook of Educational Research in the Asia?Pacific Region, 2003. Editor and Contributor, Australian Education; Review of Recent Research, Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, 1987; 2nd edition, 1999. Educational Environment and Student Achievement, 1972. Awards/recognition include: Honorary Life Member, International Association for the Evaluation of Education Achievement, 1989. Fellow, Australian College of Education, 1978. Fellow, Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, 1978.
Keily AM, Mr Rex John (QB2002)
For service to the community, particularly youth, through the South Australian Branch of Scouts Australia, Woodcroft Anglican College and World Vision, and to the automotive industry.
Scout Association South Australia: President, since 1996; current Chairman, Executive Committee; Life member, 1995. Awarded Silver Koala for Distinguished Service. Woodcroft (Anglican) College of South Australia: Chairman, 1990-2000; Founding member, Finance Committee, 1990; appointed benefactor, 1999; current Woodcroft Foundation Member, building project for a community sports centre close to the College. World Vision Australia: Member, Board of Directors, since 1993; Chairman, National Remuneration Committee; member, executive and marketing committees. Synod of Diocese of Adelaide Anglican Church: Member and Adelaide Representative to Diocese of the Murray. Christian Business Men Australia (South Australia): Member and Chair, 1975-1993; Chair, Morphett Vale Committee, 1988-1993; State Chair and Member, National Board, 1991-1993; Chair, National Convention, 1985; Chair, City of Adelaide Prayer Breakfast, 1992-1993; Chair, Sports Focus Awards, 1988-1990. Mitsubishi Motors Australia: General Manager, Export and OEM Sales. Business Council of SA Chamber of Commerce: Member, since 1994. Manufacturing Industry Advisory Board to SA Centre of Manufacturing: Board member, since 1996.
Keller AM, Mr Mostyn Godfrey (AD2005)
For service to the Indigenous community through the Finke River Mission, the development of language and literacy programs for the preservation of culture, and through skill development programs and the creation of employment opportunities.
Finke River Mission (FRM): Chairman, 1962-2000. Implemented Lutheran Church policy to transfer spiritual development of Indigenous population to independent congregations with Indigenous pastors, 1970-1972. Instrumental in transferring ownership of FRM land to traditional owners. Initiated work programs including cattle station, tannery, garage and store. Implemented language and literacy programs. Oversaw the transfer and management of Yirara College from Northern Territory Government to FRM.
Keller OAM, Mr Denis Brian (AD2006)
For service to local government and to the community of Robertstown.
Inaugural Chairman, Regional Council of Goyder, 1996-2003; elected Member, 2003-2004. Chairman, District Council of Robertstown, 1983-1996 ; Deputy Chairman, 1980-1982; Councillor, 1977-1980. Executive Committee Member, Mid North Regional Organisation of Councils, 1980s. Volunteer Member, Robertstown Branch, South Australia Country Fire Service, since 1974; has served as Chairman and Deputy Supervisor. Chairman and Secretary, Robertstown War Memorial Community Centre, 1972-1984. Chairman, Robertstown Branch, United Farmers and Graziers, 1971-1981. Chairman, Point Pass Agricultural Bureau, 1977-1979; Member, since 1974. Chairman, Eudunda Rural Youth Club, 1968-1969; Adviser, 1970-1975. President, Robertstown Football Club, 2003-2004; Committee Member, since 1995. Member, Robertstown Bowling Club; sponsor of a Men's Fours Tournament. Member, Property Committee, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1971-1995. Awards/recognition include: Centenary Medal, 2001. Citizen of the Year, Australia Day 1997.
Kelly OAM, Mr James Padman (QB1987)
For service to the community, particularly to the South Australian Jubilee 150 Celebrations.
As part of South Australia's 150th anniversary celebration (on his own initiative) trained a team of 32 bullocks and transported a full load of wool bales from his property 400 kms to woolstores in Port Adelaide - preparation took six years. Accepted no outside financial support. Approximately 50,000 people were involved in some way. Member, Rotary Club of Naracoorte since 1962, President 1965-66, Paul Harris Fellow 1986. Chairman, Community Aid Abroad, Naracoorte Branch 1967-68.
Kelly OAM, Miss Annette Priscilla (QB1993)
For service to sport as a gold medallist at the Paralympic Games, Madrid, 1992.
Gold Medallist at the Paralympic Games, Madrid 1992, in the Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team event.
Kelly OAM, Mr Henry Mervyn (AD1997)
For service to the community through the Port Adelaide Central Mission.
Committed to helping disadvantaged people as a member of the Board of the Port Adelaide Central Mission since 1955 and member since 1948. Active in the establishment of a nursing home for the elderly (Wesley House) in the 1950s and supported programmes for Aboriginal people and non-English speaking people in the 1970s and 1980s. Retired in 1981 as Services Superintendent at Royal Adelaide Hospital.
Kelly OAM, Mrs Janice Roslyn (QB2001)
For service to local government, and to the community of Kangaroo Island.
Mayor, Kangaroo Island Council, since 1996. Prior to amalgamation and formation of Kangaroo Island Council, she served as Mayor, District Council of Kingscote, 1991-1996, having previously served as Deputy Mayor 1989-1991; elected to Kingscote Council 1984. President, Southern and Hills Local Government Association, 1998-1999.
Kelly OAM, Mr Shane John (AD2004)
For service to cycling as a competitor and through support for the development of junior riders.
Mr Kelly is an international track cyclist, who has won gold, silver and bronze medals in World Championships and Olympic Games during the period from 1992 to 2003. Mr Kelly has represented Australia at 10 World Championships, 3 Olympic Games and 2 Commonwealth Games, and has represented Victoria at National Cycling Championships. Mr Kelly assists with Junior Development Programs at Schools and Training Camps in Victoria, and has been a member of Victorian Cycling Inc. for over 15 years. Notable achievements include: World champion and world record holder, 1995; Named as one of Australian Institute of Sports 21 Best of the Best; 4 times World Champion; Placed in the top 3 at every World Championship contested (10); Young Australian of the Year Award -- Sport, 1995; Paul Harris Fellow Medal, Rotary for contribution to cycling and the community.
Kelly OAM, Wing-Com Wayne Andrew (QB2009)
For meritorious service to the Royal Australian Air Force in the field of combat support and force protection.
Wing Commander Kelly has demonstrated exceptional professional mastery, command and leadership in consecutive demanding postings. His consistent outstanding performance has resulted in the significant enhancement in the delivery of combat support and force protection operational capabilities to the Royal Australian Air Force. His outstanding leadership and energy have also been central to the reinvigoration of the High Readiness Reserve Ground Defence operational capability.
Kelly AM ED, Mr Kevin Francis (QB2010)
For service to the administration of medicine, particularly in the field of pathology and medical research.
Chair, Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science (IMVS), 1997-2008; IMVS provides medical pathology services and research programs and contributes to the education, teaching and training of students in the various fields of medical science. Chairman, The Hanson Institute for Cancer Research Council, 1997-ca2002; Chair, Fundraising Committee; Founding Member, 1997; the Institute is the research division of the IMVS, providing facilities for medical researchers of the Royal Adelaide Hospital and the University of Adelaide. Chair, Medvet Science Pty Ltd, 1997-2008; Medvet Laboratories is one of Australia’s largest providers of human medical testing services and products. Honorary Consul for Mexico in South Australia, 1996-2003. Chair, South Australian Community Housing Authority, 2001-2003. Chair, Phoenix Society, 1996-2000; Member, 1991-2000; Honorary Life Member, 2002. Senior Member, The Royal Adelaide Hospital Appeal. Delegate Member, South Australian Construction Industry Long Service Leave Board, since 2004; Member, 1997-1999. Local Board Member, Allianz Australia Insurance Co Ltd, 1981-2008. Vice-Chairman, Bundy Asia Pacific, 1985-1996. Executive Director, Bundy Tubing Company Australia, Pty Ltd, 1994-1995. Member, Tubemakers Restructuring Task Force, 1990. Group General Manager, Tubemakers Precision Products Division, 1984-1995. Director, Malco Industries Ltd, 1983-1987. Director, Vinidex Tubemakers Pty Ltd, 1992-1996. Director, South Australian Centre for Manufacturing, 1992-1994. Vice-Chairman, Hua Yan Bundy Tubing Corp, Quanhuandao, Hurei Province, China, 1987-1996. Vice-Chairman, Hua Nan Bundy Tubing Corp, Foshan, Guangdong Province, South China, 1987-1996. Board Member, Korea Bundy Corporation, Republic of Korea, 1987-1995. Current Fellow, CPA Australia; Member, since 1960. Member, Engineering Employers Association of South Australia. Member, Defence Industry Suppliers Council. Awards/recognition include: Efficiency Decoration, long service award presented to officers in the Army Reserve prior to the establishment of the Reserve Force Decoration.
Kelsh OAM, Mrs Margaret Johannah (QB1983)
For service to the community.
Mrs Kelsh has given much dedicated service to the community of Streaky Bay and in 1980 was named Citizen of the Year for the District. She has served the Streaky Bay Hospital in various capacities for many years, including as chairman. Her many varied further involvements include, the Streaky Bay Agricultural Society and she is currently Vice-President of the Society's Ladies' Advisory Committee.
Kelso AM, Ms Jean Maxwell (QB2012)
For service to the performing arts as a senior soloist, through mentoring roles, as the Founder and Director of the Hope and Harmony Choir, and to the community.
Senior Soloist and Chorus Member, Opera Australia, 1985-2005; performed in over 75 major operatic works; mentor to younger choristers. Life Member, Friends of Opera Australia. Soloist, many concerts and recitals in and around Sydney and Adelaide. Founder and Director, Hope and Harmony Choir, since 2008. Leader, informal singing groups at a women's centre in Stepney, SA and local churches. Resident Administrator, low-cost residential units operated by the South Sydney Uniting Church (Redfern/Waterloo area); organised free concerts and other events in the units' hall; leader in establishing the church's Eden Community Garden (run by people with HIV/AIDS); instrumental in establishing a weekly shelter for the homeless in the Church Hall; Member, Church Council, for several decades. Fundraises for charities by singing and playing the Celtic Harp; entertains at hospitals and nursing homes and encourages professional music colleagues to join her. Entertains at many Scottish celebrations including Ceilidhs, Burns Nights, Tartan Days and Caledonian concerts through song, harp playing and story telling. Awards/recognition include: Honoured on her retirement by her photo portrait being hung in the Company Centre of Opera Australia, 2005.
Kempe OAM, Mr David Neil (AD2014)
For service to the community, and to cricket.
Life Member, South Australian National Football League, since 2010. Statistician, Norwood Football Club, since 2008. Youth Grade Manager, Sturt Football Club. Around the Grounds Reporter, Radio 5AU, 1981-1985. Management Committee Member, Southern District Cricket Club, since 2003. Director of Women's Cricket, since 2008. Introduced Women's Scorpion Shield, 2005. Coach: Active After School Cricket, since 2008; Milo In2Cricket, Reynella and Reynella East, since 2008; Indoor Cricket, 2007-2012; Scorpion Shield B grade, 2007/2008; Scorpion Shield C grade, 2006/2007; Under 16 boys, 2003/2004 and 2006/2007; Under 14 boys, 2005/2006; Scorpion Shield Girls Under 12, 2004/2005. Current Coach, Year 8-9 boys Cricket, Urrbrae High School; Indoor Cricket Coach. Coach, Open Girls Cricket, Wirreanda High School, 1987-1999; 8 Indoor and 6 Outdoor State Titles. Member, Women's Cricket Committee, South Australian Cricket Association, since 2009; Coach, Under 17 Schoolgirls, 1996-1998; Under 19 Selector, 1996-1998. Board Member, South Australian Women's Cricket Association, 1996-2000. Coach and Administrator, Flinders Women's Cricket Club, 1992-1993 and 1996-2002.
Kempf AM, Mr Franz Moishe (AD2003)
For service to the arts, particularly printmaking, and to art organisations.
Senior Lecturer in Printmaking, South Australian School of Art, 1971-1981; Lecturer in Printmaking, 1961-1971. Artist and exhibitor, Nationally and Internationally. President, Graphic Art Society of South Australia. President, Contemporary Art Society of South Australia. Author, Contemporary Australian Printmaking, 1976. Other activities include: Member, Religious Service Committee, Adelaide Hebrew Congregation Inc, for many years.
Kempster OAM, Mr Peter David (QB1995)
For service to music, particularly as an instrument maker.
Mr Kempster is a maker of musical instruments. He specialises in harps of various sizes including the Kempster Dital Harp. The Dital Harp allows students to learn the instrument, which has the same even string spaces and string tension as a concert harp without the bulk. Mr Kempster is the only person in Australia who provides a complete range of support services for harpists, e.g. harp strings, pedal felts and basic harp music. He has designed and made a simplified version of the Viola-da-Gamba.
Kenda AM, Mrs Maria Antonia (QB2010)
For service to the community as a supporter of the arts and benefactor to a range of charitable organisations.
Supports a range of charitable and arts organisations through contributions of practical organisational support, Board/committee membership, business acumen, and donations of both funds and jewellery items for fundraising; organisations involved include: - Alzheimer's Australia – SA. - The Rosemary Foundation for Memory Support. - Save the Children Australia – SA. - Queen Elizabeth Hospital (South Australian) Medical Research Trust. - Lady Mayoress' Charitable Trust Committee (now called The Lord Mayor's Committee). - St Hilarion Homes (aged care facility); Patron and former Member. - The Hutt Street Centre; Foundation Board Member, Development Appeal Committee. Member and volunteer. - Novita Children's Services. - Nurse Link Foundation; Patron. - The Victoria Square Fountain Benefit Trust. - Mary Potter Foundation. - Flinders Medical Centre Foundation. - Foundation Daw Park Inc. - Hands On SA. - Co-opera Inc. - The State Opera of South Australia. - The Australian Ballet SA Inc. - The Independent Arts Foundation SA Inc. Business Owner/Jewellery Designer, Kendacraft Jewellery, since 1972; exports to over 12 countries. State President, Jewellers Association of Australia, 1990-1995; Member, Federal Council; assisted in setting up the guidelines and code of ethics of the industry. Major Functions Adviser, Women Chiefs of Enterprises International (Australia); former State Treasurer (SA). National Treasurer, Australian Women of the Year Association; State and National Committee Member, 'Women of the Year' Luncheon; annual luncheon that raises money for charities. Awards/recognition include: Recipient, Women of Distinction Award, Asia-Pacific Business Council for Women, 2005. Recognised by Zonta International for outstanding contribution to fundraising, 2004.
Kennare AM, Dr Hugh Daley (QB1985)
For public service, particularly with the South Australian Dental Service.
Inaugural Chief Executive Officer - South Australian Dental Service 1982-84; Honorary Consultant since 1985. Prior to this held a number of positions with the Public Health Department and South Australian Health Commission. Has also held executive positions with Australian Dental Services Advisory Council; is a Board/Committee member with Queen Elizabeth Hospital and a member of the Statutory Committee of the Dental Board of South Australia.
Kennare OAM, RFD, ED, Rev Fr Gavan Edward (AD2003)
For service to the community as a parish priest and as an army chaplain.
Father Kennare served as a Parish Priest in the Archdiocese of Adelaide in the Parishes of Stirling, Brighton and the Nativity (Aberfoyle Park) - over 50 years’ service. While serving in the Parish of Stirling, Father Kennare also served as an Army Chaplain on a part-time basis for over 25 years, including Senior Army Chaplain 1971-1981.
Kennedy OAM, Mr Henry Michael (QB1980)
For service to local government and to the community.
Kennedy OAM, Mrs Patricia May (AD2013)
For service to veterans and their families, particularly as an entertainer.
Founder/Organiser/Host, Vietnam Veterans' Day Concert, Vietnam Veterans Remembrance Day Committee, Torrens Parade Ground, Adelaide, since 1999; Committee Member, since 1999. Performer/Entertainer, Australian Forces Overseas Fund Concert, Vietnam, 1966 and in 1968 for 3 months; performed under the stage name 'Big Pretzel'. Has performed at numerous memorial concerts for Vietnam Veterans around Australia. Awards/recognition include: Inducted into 9 RAR Family, 9th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment Association of South Australia, 2003.
Kennett OAM, Miss Jennifer Anne (QB1992)
For service to sport, particularly as a member of the 1991 Australian World Champion Netball Squad.
Member Australian Netball Team which won World Championship 1991. Began playing netball aged 12. First represented SA in Combined Country Team 1984; member SA Open Team since 1986 (Vice-Captain 1990-91). Member Australian Under-21 World Cup winning team 1988. Member Australian Open team since 1989, playing at home and in NZ Commonwealth Games, West Germany, England.
Kent OAM, Mr Larry Richard (AD1993)
For service to sport for people with disabilities and to tenpin bowling.
Visually handicapped member SA Tenpin Bowling State Executive Committee and the State Selection Committee. Instrumental in establishment State Disabled Championship four years ago and involved in the formation of the Australian Disabled Championships in 1989. Australian Open Singles Champion since 1989. Chairperson 1992 National Disabled Championships Adelaide. Also coach, team manager juniors and under-25s, both sighted and visually impaired. Active member Blind and Visually Impaired Self-Help Club. Other commitments.
Kerin AM, Mr John Michael (QB1985)
For service to primary industry, particularly in South Australia.
A leading figure in South Australian primary producer organisations since 1965. Delegate to Australian Wool and Meat Producers' Organisation; executive positions with United Farmers and Stockowners of South Australia Incorporated; Australian Wool and Meat Producers' Federation and South Australian Wheat and Woolgrowers' Association. Member, Australian Meat Board and inaugural member of restructured Australian Meat Board; the Australian Treasurer, National Farmers' Federation; member, Meat Research Committee. Currently Treasurer, United Farmers and Stockowners of South Australia Incorporated.
Kerley AM, Mr Donald Neil (AD2007)
For service to Australian Rules football in South Australia as a player and coach, and to the community as a supporter of a range of charitable organisations.
Captain, South Australia, 1959-1962 and 1965-1966 (32 games). All Australian Vice-Captain, 1961. Captain/Coach, Glenelg, 1967-1969 (55 games); Best and Fairest, 1967; Coach, 1970-1976; Premiership Coach, 1973. Captain/Coach, South Adelaide, 1964-1966 (56 games); Captain/Coach, Premiership team, 1964. Captain/Coach, West Adelaide, 1957-1963 (165 games); Captain/Coach, Premiership team, 1961; Best and Fairest, 1958-1959 and 1961-1962; Coach, 1981-1984 and 1992-1993; Premiership Coach, 1983. Coach, Central District, 1988-1990. Coach, West Torrens, 1977-1980. Coach, All Australian Team, 1987 (competition held in Ireland). Coach, South Australian State of Origin, 1979-1980 and 1984; State Coach, South Australian National Football League, 1967, 1970-1972, 1975 and 1977-1978. Member, South Australian Football Hall of Fame Selection Committee, since 2002. Football Manager, Adelaide, 1991. Supporter, Bone Growth Foundation, since 1991; Celebrity Guest, Celebrity Tennis Challenge, 1993-1998. Current supporter, Hudson Maher Foundation. Patron, Memories and Milestones Program, Wheelchair Sports Association, for 5 years. Involved with fundraising for the Walker Flat Country Fire Service Brigade as a member of the Walker Flat Holiday Homes Association. Supporter, South Australian Starlight Foundation. Fitness/Strength Manager for the crew of South Australia, 1984-1987. Awards/recognition include: Australian Sports Medal, 2000. Australian Football League Hall of Fame, 1997. South Australian Football Hall of Fame, 2002. Life Member, South Australian National Football League, 1984. Player Life Member, South Australian National Football League. O’Halloran Trophy, for best player in an interstate match, 1963.
Kerr AM MBE, Mr Frederick Leslie (AD1980)
For service in the field of fire protection, particularly as Director of the S.A. Country Fire Services.
Kerr AO, Prof Allen (AD1992)
For service to science, particularly to plant pathology.
Professor Kerr is an eminent plant pathologist who has devoted his career to research and teaching in the fields of bacterial and soil-borne fungal diseases of plants. He is Professor of Plant Pathology and Head of the Department of Crop Protection at the University of Adelaide. His research has had a substantial impact on the horticultural industry in Australia and internationally. In the course of his career, Allen Kerr has taught widely and worked on a number of plant diseases. Since he began his now classical study of the organism which causes crown gall infections, his whole attention has been focused on that. His work has been crucial to the development in the U.S. and Europe of an effective system of inserting new genes into plants. It also led to the release of a genetically engineered bacterium which can control crown gall disease in stone fruits and other crops. This was the world's first commercial release of a living genetically engineered organism. Allen Kerr's work was recognised in the award of the inaugural Australia Prize. His scientific achievements have also been recognised by his election as Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, the Royal Society of London, and the National Academy of Sciences in the U.S.A.
Kerr AM, Wing Cdr Stephen James (QB2005)
For exceptional service as a project officer, Commanding Officer, Operational Commander in the Middle East and Temporary Officer Commanding No. 92 Wing to the RAAF Maritime Patrol and Response capability
Wing Commander Kerr has been highly influential and extremely effective in project and command positions associated with the AP-3C Orion Maritime Patrol and Response capability for the Royal Australian Air Force over a number of years. He is an exceptional officer who has demonstrated unsurpassed leadership and extensive knowledge of the AP-3C, and he has significantly enhanced the capability of Number 92 Wing.
Kerr OAM, Flt.Lieut. Gregory Roy (AD2009)
For meritorious service as a Flight Engineer at Number 92 Wing.
Flight Lieutenant (then Warrant Officer) Kerr consistently displayed professional excellence, initiative and dedication to duty far beyond the traditional responsibilities of Flight Engineers. His contributions and initiatives directly enhanced operations, safety management and Flight Engineer training and recruitment. During a long career at Number 92 Wing he embodied the ethos of the ‘quiet achiever’, proving to be an inspirational example of dedication to duty for his superiors, peers and subordinates.
Keynes OAM, Mr Grant Victor (AD2003)
For service to youth in South Australia through the establishment and operation of the Errappa Blue Light Youth Camp.
Instrumental, with others, in the establishment of the Errappa Blue Light Youth Camp at Iron Knob in South Australia, 1996. The Camp is geared to catering for children from a range of backgrounds and for groups such as Camp Quality and CanTeen. Camp Manager, responsible for running the camp, its programmes and administrative functions, including the provision of full board and meals for camp participants, 1997-2001.
Kidney AM, Mr Raymond John (QB1989)
For service to the community, particularly through social welfare organisations.
Director, Offenders Aid and Rehabilitation Services of SA since 1969. Founding member, SA Correctional Services Advisory Council since 1983. President, International Prisoners' Aid Association 1985-87. Director, Someone Cares Housing Association since 1984.
Kidney OAM, Mrs Margaret Dawn (AD1996)
For service to the community, particularly through the Offenders and Rehabilitation Services Auxiliary and through the Anglican Church.
President of Offenders and Rehabilitation Services (OARS) Auxiliary, Adelaide from 1971 until retirement in 1994. Set up a catering service and under her direction countless functions were catered for with over $500,000 being raised during the past 25 years for OARS projects. Also organised a group of volunteers to cook bulk supplies of food for half-way houses for newly released prisoners. Actively involved with Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Adelaide, since 1955. has been a member of the Mothers' Union and Women's Fellowship, a Sunday School teacher and youth camp organiser. Raised funds through the sale of home-made Christmas cakes, for a Mission Church in Africa. Currently Vice-President of the SA Branch of the Bush Aid Association Auxiliary and has baked and sold thousands of lamingtons, cakes and art works over the past 10-20 years.
Killmier AM QPM, Dep Com Raymond Elmo (QB1986)
For service to the South Australian Police Force.
Deputy Commissioner, South Australia Police since 1982, rose from Inspector to Assistant Commissioner 1967-82. Joined SA Police Force 1941. Former Chairman, National Working Party on training, education and in counter terrorism. Played a major role in modernising the scope and content of the curriculum of National Police Academy of Australia.
Kimber AM, Dr Richard John (AD1999)
For service to medicine, particularly in the field of haematology, and to the Australian Red Cross Society.
Dr Kimber has been the Deputy Director, Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science since 1988 and Head, Division of Haematology. He was responsible for the establishment of the haematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit, 1968-1988. During his directorship, his department developed techniques of blood stem cell transplantation now widely used in bone marrow transplantation. Served as a member, Blood and Blood Products Sub-committee of the Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council; member, National Aids Forum; member, Board of Directors, Medvet Science; member, Human Ethics Committee, Royal Adelaide Hospital. Dr Kimber was President, Australian Medical Association (SA), 1984-1985, and has been a member since 1961. Served as the Honorary Secretary, Haematology Society of Australia. Acts as a consultant to various government departments of Health such as the Organisation of Blood Transfusion Services in Tianjin (China), 1985-1988, and Blood Transfusion Services in WA (1989). Dr Kimber was the Chairman, Australian Red Cross National Blood Transfusion Committee, 1984-1998: Deputy Chairman, 1981-1984. In 1996, he was involved in developing the terms of reference for the newly formed Australian Red Cross Blood Service (ARCBS); member, inaugural Board of ARCBS, and was the first Chairman of the Board’s Medical Advisory Council. From 1990 to 1998 was Chairman of the SA Division of the Red Cross Society Blood Transfusion Committee. Currently, Dr Kimber is the Vice President and a Council Member of the Australian Red Cross Society.
Kindler OAM, Mrs Marlene Jean (QB2004)
For service to the community as an administrator with the South Australian Association of State School Organisations.
South Australian Association of State School Organisations: Executive Secretary, 1996-2001; General Secretary, 1985-1996; Office Secretary, 1977-1985; Office organiser, 1975-1977; representative on Australian Council of State School Organisations, 1980-1989; organised and managed State and National conferences in South Australia for over 25 years. Life Member, 1992. Worked with Departmental Committees, including Commonwealth Schools Commission; Professional Development Committees; Structure of the School Year Working Party; Canteen Liaison Management Committee; and Safety House Association of SA. South Australian Canteen Network: Secretary, since 2001. Arbury Park Outdoor School: Chairperson, since 1983; Council Member, since 1976. Fundraiser, Rett Syndrome Research Fund.
King AM, Dr David McMillan (AD1995)
For service to medicine and to the South Australian Branch of the Australian Medical Association.
Dr King has been a well-regarded medical practitioner at Christies Beach, SA, since 1965, making a significant contribution to community health through innovative medical practice. Committed to continuing excellence in medicine, including providing distinguished service to the Australian Medical Association (AMA) particularly through Ethics, Community Health Care Services and Government/AMA Liaison Committees. Member of the Federal Council of the AMA 1980-81, SA President 1982-83. AMA Fellow 1984. He made an important contribution also as Medical Clinical Assistant at the Adelaide Children's Hospital 1971-73. Other commitments include a significant contribution to aged care through Rotary.
King AC, The Hon Mr Leonard James (QB1987)
For service to the South Australian Parliament and Government and to the law.
Chief Justice of South Australia since 1978. Justice, Supreme Court of South Australia 1975-78. Chairman, Board of Management, Flinders Medical Centre 1976-78. Attorney-General of South Australia 1970-75. Delegate to Australian Constitutional Convention 1973-75. Minister of Prices and Consumer Affairs 1972-75. Minister of Community Welfare 1972-75. Minister, Social Welfare and Aboriginal Affairs 1970-72.
King OAM, Mr Aubrey Wilfred (AD2002)
For service to veterans through the organisation of the presentation of the French Medal to Normandy veterans and the annual D-Day Celebrations in South Australia.
Mr King assumed responsibility for locating veterans of the Normandy campaign that took place in World War II, and was involved in the arrangements for presentation of the French Medal to these veterans. Arranged the catering and D-Day celebrations in South Australia for a number of years, and was involved in organising the presentation of D-Day medals to veterans in 1999.
King OAM, Mrs Carlene Faye (AD2011)
For service to the community, particularly through Lions International.
National Manager, Youth and Community Projects, Lions Australia, 1995-2008; Coordinator, International Youth Exchange Programs, 1995-2008; Chairman, Lions Quest Youth Foundation; First female Lions District Governor in Australia, 1994-1995; Member, Minlaton and Districts Lions Club; Life Member, Lions Clubs International, since 1987. Chairman, Lions Prostate Cancer Awareness Project, 2000-2008. Group Leader at International District Governors Elect Seminars, 2008-2009. Special Events Coordinator at 7 international conventions. Faculty Member and presenter at 8 international conventions and 11 Lions Leadership Institutes. Chairman of training school, in Sydney, for 700 incoming District Governors of Lions International, 2010. Founder, Young Leaders in Service Awards. Awards/recognition include: Citizen of the Year, City of Salisbury, 1992. Ambassador of Goodwill, Lions International; International President’s Award; International Leadership Award; and Multiple District 201 Award.
King Boyes AM, Dr Margaret Jessica (AD2004)
For service to adult education, particularly through the Delta Foundation.
Patron, Delta Foundation: Founder, early 1960s. Head, Department of Ethnoscience, Torrens College (now Underdale Campus, University of Adelaide), 1975. Deputy Head, Aboriginal Studies Department, Western Teachers College, 1972. Member, Australian College of Education, 1977-1988. Publications include: ‘Eden to Paradise and Paradise Lost’, 1994; ‘Patterns of Aboriginal Culture: Then and Now’, 1977; ‘Understanding Shakespeare’, 1976; ‘Eden to Paradise’, 1965.
Kinnaird AO, Mr Malcolm Alexander (AD1991)
For service to engineering and to the community.
Mr Kinnaird graduated in civil engineering at Adelaide University in 1957 and after three years as a research assistant, began his own engineering consulting practice. The business operates now as Kinhill Engineers Pty. Ltd. in Australia, PNG, SE Asia, and the Pacific, with 27 offices and 1400 staff. Since the beginning of the original practice, Mr Kinnaird has been principal partner and Board Chairman. He is Chairman, Deputy Chairman or Director of a number of other Australian companies including Australian Defence Industries Pty. Ltd., and is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering and of the Institution of Engineers of Australia. Mr Kinnaird is SA Vice-President of the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia, and Patron of the Chapman Association, the engineering section of the Adelaide University Alumni Association. He is also a founder of the Cruising Yacht Club of SA and the club's Commodore, Chairman of the Young Endeavour Youth Scheme, a Trustee of the Sailing Ship Trust of SA, and a member of the Bedford Industries Council which provides rehabilitation and employment for more than 600 physically and mentally handicapped people.
Kinnaird AC, Mr Malcolm Alexander (QB2009)
For service through the development of public policy in the defence procurement, infrastructure and energy sectors, and to business.
Mr Kinnaird was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day 1991 Honours List for his service to engineering and to the community. The following summarises his service and involvement since then. Member, Defence Procurement Advisory Board, 2004-2008; Chairman, Kinnaird Review of Defence Procurement, 2003. Foundation Member, South Australian Government (SAG) Defence Industry Advisory Board; significant contribution to securing an $8 billion Air Warfare Destroyer contract. Member, SAG Port Centre Revitalisation Ministerial Advisory Group and Major Projects Facilitation Group. Australian Representative to APEC Business Advisory Council, 1996-2001. Chairman of consortium that bid, won and now operates the Alice Springs to Darwin railway. Foundation Director, National Electricity Market Management Company, since 1996; contributed to the development of public policy in regard to the establishment of a national electricity market. Chairman, Adelaide Brighton Ltd, since 1997; Adelaide Brighton Ltd is an integrated supplier of materials to the construction, engineering, infrastructure and resources industries. Current Chairman of other nationally operating companies including Asia Pacific Transport Pty Ltd, since 2001; A G O'Connor Pty Ltd, since 1999; and South Australia Mariculture Pty Ltd, since 2001. Former Chairman of: United Water International, 1996-2003; continues as Director; Equity One Pty Ltd, 2000-2004; Structural Adjustment Fund for South Australia, 2004-2006; Arafura Timor Research Facility, 2002-2004; J J McDonald and Sons Engineering, 2001-2002; and Kinhill Pty Ltd, 1960-1999. Director, McMahon Holdings Ltd, since 2004. Director, Construction Industry Development Agency, 1991-1995. Council Member, Australian Institute of Marine Science, 1991-1997. Director, Operation Flinders Foundation, 1999-2005. Director, Young Endeavour Trust, 1991-1999. Other awards/recognition include: Inaugural appointee to South Australian Engineers Hall of Fame, 2006. South Australian of the Year, 2003. Chevalier dans de l'Ordre de la Légion d'Honneur, Government of France, 1998. Honorary Fellow, Engineers Australia. Honorary Fellow, Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Kinsman AM, Miss Alison Joan (QB2001)
For service to the development of the physiotherapy profession and rehabilitation services, to the education and training of physiotherapists, and to the community through the provision of services for people with disabilities and the Uniting Church in Australia.
Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Services: Commenced her professional life in 1950 and retired as the Director of Physiotherapy at Royal Adelaide Hospital in 1986. Other positions held have included Member, 1969-1980, and Chairman, 1970-1973, South Australia Hospital's Department of Physiotherapy Advisory Committee; Member, 1976-1984, Board of Management for the Julia Farr Centre; Elected Member, 1978-1989, Physiotherapists' Board of South Australia; Member, 1988?1992, Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre Management Committee. South Australian Branch of Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA): Member, 1960-1971, Branch Committee, and Honorary Secretary, 1963-1968. Co-editor, Branch newsletter, for 3 years. President-Elect. 1980-1981, President (1982-1983, and Life member since 1998. Invited Member, 1960-1977, Physiotherapy Society of South Australia; Honorary Secretary, 1963-1965; and Chairman, 1972-1974. Member, 1962-1970, Continuing Education Committee. Federal delegate to the National House of Delegates, 1966-1969. Member, organising committee for national congresses, 1967-1968 and 1981-1982). Member and Trustee, Elma Casely Fund, since 1981. Education of Physiotherapists: Member, 1964-1976, overseeing committee for Diploma for Teachers of Physiotherapy. Member, 1965-1977, APA Committee. This committee was instrumental in pioneering a Spinal Manipulation course under the co-sponsorship of the APA and School of Physiotherapy. Member, 1972-1985, and Chairman, 1979-1981, School of Physiotherapy Advisory Committee for the South Australian Institute of Technology. Community: Founding Committee Member, 1985-1993); Chairman, 1989-1993: and volunteer, 1994-1996, Motor Neurone Society. Founding Chairman, 1987-1993; and Member, 1994-1996, Neurological Resource Centre. Patron of Volunteers, 1991-1997, Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre. Member, Uniting Church in Australia. Held the positions of; Elder, 1977- 1987 and 1990-1997; Secretary, 1986-1992, Parish Council; Member, 1977-1994; and Secretary, 1983-1989, Parish Community Concern Committee. Involved with Friends of Vellore Christian Medical College and Hospital, India. Secretary, 1977-1996, South Australian Chapter, and organised local fundraising for training several Indian students as physiotherapists.
Kinsman OAM, Rev John Brailsford (QB2007)
For service to the Anglican Church and to the community, particularly as a contributor to the establishment of Trinity College, Gawler.
Clerical Founder, Trinity College, Gawler SA, 1984. Rector, St George's Anglican Church, Gawler, 1980-1994. Chaplain, Royal Australian Air Force Specialist Reserve, 1981-1995.
Kirk AM, Grp Capt Gary William (AD1995)
For outstanding service to the Royal Australian Air Force, particularly as the Director of Personnel Airmen and Officer Commanding Base No. 304 Air Base Wing, Edinburgh.
Group-Capt Kirk joined the Royal Australian Air Force in 1964 as an aircrew cadet and graduated as an Air Electronics Officer in 1966 with the rank of Pilot Officer. He was promoted to Group-Capt in 1988 and served as the Director Personnel Airmen in Air Force Office before being posted to Base Support Wing, Edinburgh in 1992 as the Officer Commanding.
Kirk OAM, Mr Peter Jeffrey (AD2012)
For service to the community through a range of health and social welfare organisations.
Treasurer, Friends of Vellore, South Australian Branch; Member, since 1966; an organisation supporting the Christian Medical College and Hospital in Vellore in South India. Board Member, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide. Board Member, The Memorial Hospital, South Australia, for 6 years. Provides accounting services to the International Council for Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders. Chairman and Coordinator, South Pacific School Aid Project, since 2001. Deputy Chair, International World Service Committee, Adelaide Rotary Club; Member, since 1981.
Kirkham OAM, Mrs Pamela Margaret (QB2002)
For service to youth through the Guiding movement and to people with acquired brain injuries.
Guides Australia (South Australia): Member, State Advisers Committee, 1981-1991; member, State Council, since 1983; member, State Executive Committee, 1983-1988 and 1990-1993; member, State Training Committee, 1972-1988 and 1991; State Training Adviser, for 5 years; Deputy State Commissioner, 1990-1993; Special Project Officer, since 1988; Leader, 2nd Lockleys Guides, SA, since 1967; involved with Guides since 1957; Life Member, 2002; Acting International Adviser, 1989. Author and editor of numerous training publications used within SA and Australia. Guides Australia: Member, Asia-Pacific Region Planning Committee for the Advanced Workshop for Trainers, 1986-1987; member, Asia-Pacific Training Pool, 1980-1987; National trainer; World trainer. Brain Injury Network of SA: Member, Management Committee, since 1996; Vice-Chairman, since 1999; member, Steering Committee to set up Springboard, a day programme for people with acquired brain injury, 1994-1997. SA Representative, Head Injury Council of Australia, 1993-1997. Member, Community Re-Entry Rehabilitation Programme Management Committee, Flinders University, since 1997. Other service includes: Member, Council of Music Teachers' Association of South Australia, 1974-1979. Examiner, Australian Music Examinations Board, since 1982. Assistant Organist, Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Adelaide, for over 40 years.
Kitchin AM, Mr Clive William (QB2005)
For service to the community through the Royal Flying Doctor Service and the administration of health services for people in rural and remote areas, and to the legal system.
National President, Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia; Board Member, since 1990; President of Central Section, 1997-2001. Member, Port Augusta Hospital and Regional Health Services Board, 1986-2003; Chair, 1990-2003. Member, Northern and Far Western Regional Health Service Board, 1996-2003; Chair, 1996-2001 and 2002-2003. Chair, Country Regional Board Chairs' Group, 1996-2001. Magistrate, Port Augusta, since 2003. Lawyer, Johnston Withers and Co, until 2003. Former Member, Residential Tenancies Tribunal. Former Secretary, Northern Lawyers Association. Former Committee Member, Port Augusta Racing Club, for 5 years; Secretary, for 2 years. Former Secretary, Caritas College School Board. Former Secretary, Jubilee 150 Committee. Former Secretary, Bicentennial Committee. Former Councillor, Church Parish Council.
Kitson OAM, Mr Alfred John (AD2000)
For service to the welfare of veterans and their families, particularly through the Naval Association of Australia.
Mr Kitson is described by the South Australian State Secretary of the Naval Association as "the jewel in our crown". Proxy Delegate at State Council, Naval Association of Australia, for the Regional Sub-Section Port Pirie since 1981; Hospital Representative since 1981; State Conference Delegate on 15 occasions; member of "Field of Remembrance Team" since 1983. Life Member of the Naval Association of Australia awarded in 1985; awarded Meritorious Medal in 1992 (the first South Australian to be accorded the honour). Foundation Member of the Woodville Sub-Section 1962-1972, holding positions of President, Vice-President and Committee Member; member of Southern and Western Section 1973-1975; Committee Member of the Port Adelaide Sub-Section since 1976.
Kitto OAM, Mrs Gwenda Emily (QB1993)
For service to the Girl Guides' Association (SA).
Mrs Kitto has given 40 years' service to the Girl Guides' Association of South Australia. She has been Support Leader of the South East Region since 1984 and Camp Adviser from 1969 to 1979. She was District Commissioner from 1974 to 1984, Ranger Leader from 1971 to 1973 and District Guider from 1968 to 1970. Mrs Kitto has also been active with the St. John Ambulance, Millicent and the Uniting Church in Australia, Millicent.
Klaffer OAM, Air Com Lyall Robert (QB1989)
For service to the community, particularly through the Australian Bicentennial celebrations.
Executive Director, South Australia Council of the Australian Bicentennial Authority 1981-89.
Klau OAM, Mr Walter Laurence (QB2010)
For service to conservation and the environment through the Australian Bird and Bat Banding Scheme.
A-Class Bird bander, Australian Bird and Bat Banding Scheme, since 1983. Committee Member, Birds Australia. Regional Co-Organiser, responsible for banding and surveying bird distributions. Committee Member, Gluepot Bird Reserve; a 54,000 hectare conservation reserve. Assisted in the production of Bird Atlas of Australia. Member, Black-eared Miner Committee, Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts. Active Member, Black-eared Miner Recovery Team, since 2006. Records surveying and collects data for the National Bird Atlassing Scheme, and involved in determining the number of birds that survive(d) fires in South Australia’s Riverland.
Klingberg AM, Mr David John (QB2003)
For service to the community of South Australia, particularly through contributions to the tertiary education sector and through engineering projects designed to improve infrastructure and services.
Chief Executive Officer, 1992-1998; Engineer, 1964-1991, Kinhill Limited (Engineering Consultants). Chair, Barossa Infrastructure Limited, since 1998. Chair, Mawson Lakes Joint Venture, since 2001. Chairman, Partners in Rail Group (now RAIL Group), since 1999. Trustee, Business Vision 2010. Past Member, South Australia - West Java Business Council. Past Member, South Australian Government's Resources Task Force. Past Member, South Australian Centre for Manufacturing. Chancellor, University of South Australia, since 1998. Chair, Centre for Development of Entrepreneurs, University of South Australia, 2000-2002.Chair, South Australian Centre for Economic Studies, 1996-2000. Honorary Member, Golden Key National Honour Society. Past Chair, Education Sub-committee, South Australia's Capital City Forum. Member, Board of Governors; Chair, Building and Development Committee; Member, Marketing Committee; Trustee, St Andrew's Foundation, St Andrew's Hospital. Deputy Chair, State Disaster Committee, since 2001. Past member, Flinders Medical Centre Research Foundation. Chair, ARTSA State Library Redevelopment Steering Committee. Past Member, Australian Quality Council (SA Branch). Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Science and Engineering. Fellow, Institution of Engineers Australia. Fellow, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Fellow, Institute of Company Directors.
Klingberg AO, Mr David John (AD2009)
For service to the tertiary education sector as a contributor to governance policy, and to commercial and economic development and infrastructure projects.
Mr Klingberg was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in The Queen's Birthday 2003 Honours List for his service to the community of South Australia, particularly through contributions to the tertiary education sector and through engineering projects designed to improve infrastructure and services. The following summarises his service and involvement since then. Continued serving as Chancellor of the University of South Australia, 2003-July 2008; Inaugural Chairman, Australian Universities Chancellors’ Conference, 2003-2005. Chairman, Leaders Institute of South Australia, since July 2008. Chairman, Climate Change Council, since 2007. Inaugural Chairman, Barossa Infrastructure Ltd. since 2003. Chairman, Mawson Lakes Joint Venture, since 2001. Director of the Board, Work Cover Corporation, South Australia, 2003-2007; Chairman, Investment Committee, 2003-2007. Director, E&A Ltd, since 2007. Director, Centrex Metals Ltd. since 2005. Director, Codan Ltd. since 2005. Director, Snowy Hydro Ltd, since 2003. Other awards/recognition include: South Australian Professional Engineer of the Year, 2008. Acknowledged as one of Australia's top 100 most influential engineers, Engineers Australia
Kluge OAM, Mr Michael John (QB2013)
For service to the community of the Murray Mallee.
Member, Community Advisory Committee, Murray-Darling Basin Commission, 1992-1998. Chair, Soil Conservation Council of South Australia (formerly State Advisory Committee on Soil Conservation, for over 10 years; Member, for many years. Chairman, Murray Mallee District Soil Conservation Board, 1984-1993; Member, 1978-1996. Chair, Joint Regional Group Soil Conservation Boards, 1991-1996. Involved in the development of the first District Plans in South Australia; a directory of best practice and promotion of sustainable land management for the Mallee region. Member, South Australian Care Committee, in the 1990s. Member, South Australian Assessment Panel for projects under the Commonwealth's Murray Darling 2001 program, in the 1990s. Chairman, Re-vegetation Council of South Australia, in the 1990s. Member, State Landcare Committee. Member, Foster/Bandon Landcare Group. Judge, crop and shearing competitions, Murray Land Shows and other local shows, for 4 years. Grazier, Murray Mallee region, since 1954. Member, South Australian Farmers Federation (formerly United Farmers and Graziers), for many years; Zone Delegate, for over 12 years; Representative on Oat and Barley Research Committee. Has donated his farm to undertake research projects by the University of South Australia and the Waite Agricultural Institute, for many years. Councillor, District Council of Ridley Truro (now Mid Murray Council), 1980-1989. Councillor, Mid Murray Council, 1997-2006. Chairman and Member, Plant Committee, Mannum Karoonda East Murray District Councils Plant Committee. Member, Murray and Mallee Local Government Association; Member, Section 30 Review Working Party. Member of the Mid Murray Vertebrate Pest Control Board; Nildottie Progress and Soldiers Memorial Hall Association Inc; Walker Flat Hall Committee; Purnong Oval Committee; Mid Murray Council Works Committee; Crown Land Reserves Committee; Mid Murray Animal and Plant Control Board; Local Water Management Plan Steering Committee; and the Caurnamont Septic Tank Effluent Drainage Scheme Committee. Elder and Secretary, St John's Lutheran Church of Forster, for many years. Chair, Research Group, to publish a historical book From Claypan to Claypan, 1997 Chairman, Tailem Bend and Mannum Parish, Lutheran Church. Player, Captain and Secretary, Perponda Football Club, for many years. Captain and Secretary, Claypans Cricket Club, for many years; Life Member. Chairman, Forster Sports, for 10 years; Commentator, for 15 years. Awards/recognition include: Sir William McKell Medal, Natural Resources Ministerial Council, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, 1992; for excellence and promotion of Soil Conservation in Australia.
Knappstein AM, Mr Karl Hubert (AD1987)
For service to the wine and brandy industry.
Consultant, Stanley Wine Co. Pty. Ltd., 1976-85, Managing Director 1962-76 and Board Chairman 1962-71. Held positions with the company ranging from vineyard hand to Managing Director 1928-62. Represented the Clare District on the SA Phylloxera Board for many years. Life Member, Wine and Brandy Producers' Association of SA 1981. Member of Executive Committee 1970, Junior Vice-President 1971-72, Delegate to Federal Wine and Brandy Producers' Council of Australia.
Knight OAM, Mr Horace Raymond (QB1990)
For service to charitable organisations.
Foundation Board member and driving force behind Elizabeth and District Foundation Incorporated since 1973; the Foundation raises funds to assist charities, individuals and organisations in the district. Former President and member Elizabeth Rotary Club since 1967.
Knight OAM, Mrs Kathlyn Mary (AD2009)
For service to the retail property industry, particularly through the Property Council of Australia.
President, Building Owners and Managers Association (now Property Council of Australia), 1988; Vice-President, 1986-1988; Executive Committee, early 1980s. South Australian Representative, Australian Council of Shopping Centres, for many years. Event Organiser, South Australian Retail Awards, for the past 5 years. Retail Property Manager, Jones Lang LaSalle, 1970-1985. Principal, Knight Property Consultants, from 1986. Awards include: William J McCallum Award for Outstanding Service to the Shopping Centre Industry in South Australia, 2004. CICA Award, Caring, Innovative, Consistent and Adds Value to the Retail Property Industry, 1991.
Knuckey OAM, Mr Douglas Robert (AD2011)
For service to youth through the Operation Flinders Foundation.
The Operation Flinders Foundation is a not-for-profit charity foundation which provides wilderness adventure programs for young offenders and young people at risk; the program takes young people aged between 14 and 18 years on a 100km walk in the far northern Flinders Ranges of South Australia. Mr Knuckey’s involvement includes: Deputy Chair, Board of Management, since 2007; Member, since 2004. Chairman, Clinical Advisory Committee, since 1997; Member, 1994-1997. Honorary Psychologist, since 1998. Current Chairman, Peer Group Mentors Committee. Volunteer/Bush Survival Skill Instructor, since 1996. Editor/Composer, Thinking of Eagles magazine, since 1997. Member, Field Operations Committee, since 1996. Member, Staff Selection Committee, since 1999; developed volunteer recruitment/selection process, 1996. Developed/Leads, Project Eucalypt, since 2000; project for young intellectually disabled people. Developed/Coordinates, Annual Volunteer Training Weekend, since 1999. Developed, Trojans Trek Program, 1998; 5-days trek for Vietnam Veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Assisted in establishing Project Artesian; a 3-days exercise designed to equip adults seeking employment in the outback with the necessary skills to survive in the bush; project is considered to be a fundraiser for the Foundation. Member, Australian Psychological Society, since 1979.
Koch OAM, Ms Elizabeth Jane (QB2006)
Service to music education as a teacher of flute and as a mentor to young musicians.
Senior Lecturer in Flute and Head of Woodwind, Elder School of Conservatorium, University of Adelaide, since 2002. Teacher, Flinders Street School of Music, 1980-2000. Coordinator, European Study Tour, 1999 and 2005. Federal Examiner, Australian Music Examinations Board, 2005; former Board Member, Examiner, for more than 20 years; Woodwind Adviser. Current President, South Australia Music Camp Association Inc; Director, State Music Camps (SA), since 1999. Director and Founder, Elizabeth Koch Flute Summer School, since 1993. Guest lecturer and teacher at many summer camps/Schools of Music, over many years. Current Committee Member and Vice-Patron, Flute Society of South Australia; President, 1980-1983, 1994-1996 and 1998-2001; Member, since 1972. Founder and Director, South Australia Flute Teachers' Network, since 1992. Current Grants Committee Member, Helpmann Academy. Current Committee Member, South Australia Churchill Fellowship Society. Vice-Patron and Adjudicator, Adelaide Eisteddfod Society. Current Council Member, Music Teachers Association of South Australia. Current Member, Accompanist Guild of South Australia. Flautist, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, 1974-2001. Principal Flute, Adelaide Chamber Orchestra, for many years; Board Member. Principal Flute, Australian Youth Orchestra, 1976. Founding Member, Adelaide Wind Quintet, since 1996. Soloist with Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Adelaide Chamber Orchestra and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.
Koch AM, Mr Colin Herbert (QB2013)
For significant service to arts administration, particularly the development of Indigenous art and culture.
Founding General Manager, Ananguku Arts and Culture Aboriginal Corporation (Ku Arts), 2002-2007; also involved in establishment, 1998-2002. Ku Arts is an Aboriginal-owned and governed peak body for the arts/artists of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands. Trustee, Palya Fund, since 2007; a separate ancillary fund established by Anangu to raise money for special projects that benefit the Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara people. Involved in Establishment, Statewide Indigenous Community Arts Development program, 2007. Coordinator, APY Lands Regional Exhibition which toured Spoleto and Milan, Italy, 2007. Project Manager/Fundraiser, 'Rope Story', WOMADelaide Festival, 2003; APY artists sculptural and storytelling performance. Marketing and Development Manager, first Australian Performing Arts Markets, Adelaide, 1998. Co-Founder, Arts Project Australia, 1996. Marketing Director, Adelaide Festival, 1986-1995. Marketing Manager, WOMADelaide, 1992-2001; originally part of the Adelaide Festival; Core Member in strategic development, 1992. Involved in development, WOMAD New Zealand Franchise, 1997-1999. Involved in developing concept and managing, WOMAD Indian Pacific, 1996; great musical train journey. Former Executive Officer, Regional Arts Australia.
Koshnitsky AM BEM, Mrs Evelyn (AD1990)
For service to chess.
President, since 1978, of the Australian Women's Chess League and was for 10 years editor of the League's magazine. Active also with junior chess since 1951 and has held since 1965 the post of Secretary and Tournament Director of the Junior Chess League. Also the current Secretary/Treasurer of the Australian Junior Chess Championships Organising Committee. Involved with the Bicentennial World Junior Chess Championship held in Adelaide in 1988. Appointed an International Arbiter of the Federation Internationale des Echecs - the ruling body of the game.
Kosmala OAM, Mrs Elizabeth Dudley (AD1985)
For service to the sport of air rifle shooting.
Kotz OAM, Mr Brian James (AD2013)
For service to the community, particularly veterans and their families.
Chairman, Stone Hut Soldiers Memorial Hall Committee, since 1998. Vice-President, 4th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment Association, South Australia, since 2004.
Kowalick AM, Mr Ian John (AD2011)
For service to the community of South Australia through public sector management, particularly in leadership roles in business and environmental organisations, and to tertiary education and the arts.
Chair, Playford Capital, 2001-2010; Playford Capital is owned by the South Australian Government and invests seed capital in early-stage South Australian companies. Independent Commissioner, Murray Darling Basin Commission, 2007-2008. Chair, Desalination Working Group, South Australian Government, 2007. Chief Executive, Department of the Premier and Cabinet, South Australia, 1995-2000. Commissioner for Public Employment, South Australia, 1997-2000. Consultant, Strategic Review, State Bank of SA, 1989-1993. Senior State Representative, Council for the Order of Australia, 1996-2000. Current Councillor, University of Adelaide Council. Head (part-time), School of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Adelaide, 2006-2007. Dean (part-time), Adelaide School of Business, University of Adelaide, 2003-2004. Chair, Opera SA, 2004-2010. Director, Australian Major Performing Arts Group, since ca2006. Deputy Chair, Adelaide Festival Centre Trust.
Kraehenbuehl AM, Mr Darrell Nairn (QB2004)
For service to botany, to nature conservation, and to the research and recording of Australia's botanical history.
Officer with the Department for Environment and Heritage, 1983-1999; worked with Dr Peter Lang on the report Plants of Particular Conservation Significance in South Australia's Agricultural Regions. President, Field Naturalists' Society of South Australia, on three occasions since 1960; Secretary, for over 10 years; contributed many articles to the Society's journal; awarded the Society's Natural History Medallion, 2000. Led natural history field excursions to Ayers Rock, Everard Ranges and Gawler Ranges for the Field Naturalists Society and to Munyaroo Conservation Park for the Scientific Expeditionary Group. Foundation member, Society for Growing Australian Plants (South Australian Region). Foundation member, Nature Conservation Society of South Australia Inc. Former Council member, Australian Heritage Commission (South Australian Section). Former Council member, National Trust of South Australia Inc and its Significant Tree Committee, 1980s. Plant collector for the State Herbarium of South Australia, since 1957. Over 7,000 of his specimens are held in the State Herbarium of South Australia, and 250 in the National Herbarium in Victoria. Member, Grounds Committee of Carrick Hill. Program Organiser for the Over 60s Thursday Group, 2002-2003. Published over 175 papers, articles and reports. Prepared conservation reports on significant areas of bushland resulting in their being dedicated as conservation reserves including Deep Creek, Piccaninie Ponds and Marino Conservation Parks. Recognised authority on the vegetation of the Adelaide Plains and the Tothill Range - the endemic South Australian bush Pultenaea Kraehenbuehlii occurs in the Tothill Range. Wrote Pre-European Vegetation of the Adelaide Plains - a survey from Gawler River to Hallett Cove. Has written papers on the lives and botanical contribution of early European botanists such as H H Behr, J G O Tepper, Karl Wilhelmi, and Ising and Joseph Whittaker.
Krantz OAM, Mr Harry David (AD1981)
For service to trade unionism.
Krastev OAM, Mrs Irene (AD1996)
For service to multicultural groups, the Bulgarian community and to the aged.
Secretary and assistant secretary, United Ethnic Communities of SA, since 1986; member since 1982. Secretary, Australian/Bulgarian Association since 1980. Member Migrant Women's Advisory Committee, Ethnic Affairs Commission since 1987. Vice-president, Ethnic Ageing Action Group, 1988. Welfare assistant, Ethnic Link SA, 1992. Part-time member, Social Security Appeals Tribunal, 1986-92. Councillor, District Council of Munno Para, 1971-78. Treasurer, Business and Professional Women's Association, 1973-77. Member, Lyle McEwin Hospital Board, 1973-75.
Kreiser OAM, Mrs Joan Ida (AD2008)
For service to the community, particularly through a range of local government, fundraising and civic roles in the Mannum area.
Councillor, Mannum District Council (now Mid Murray Council), 1985-1993 and 1995-1997; Representative, Murray Mallee Women's Community Health Service. Chairperson, Mannum Community Development Committee, for 4 years; Board Member, from 1986. Organiser, Gala Charity Literary Dinner, since 1997; fundraising event held twice each year for the Mannum District Hospital. Has undertaken fundraising activities for the Mannum Catholic Church and the Mannum Anglican Church. Involved in the establishment of Mannum Neighbourhood House (later became Mid Murray Community Support Service); provides financial support and hosts fundraising events. Currently provides financial support and hosts fundraising events for Community Help for the Isolated with Personal Support; the organisation operated under the auspices of the Mid Murray Community Support Service until 2005 when it became an incorporated body in its own right. Councillor, Mount Barker District Council, 1980-1984; Acting Mayor, for 18 months. Chairperson, Mount Barker District Hospital, 1982-1984; Board Member, 1981-1984. Freelance Tutor, Trinity College, London; and the Australian Music Examinations Board, since 1980, under the auspices of the University of Adelaide. Lecturer, Communications/Speech Studies, St Barnabas’ Anglican Seminary, Bebir, 1980-1984. Lecturer, Communications/Speech Studies, Lutheran Seminary, North Adelaide, 1976-1984. Awards include: Cultural Event of the Year, Mid Murray Council, 2006; for the Gala Charity Literary Dinner.
Krishnan OAM, Dr Surendranath (QB2006)
Service to medicine as a head and neck surgeon, and to the communities of Papua New Guinea and Pacific Island nations through Rotary.
Current Senior Staff Specialist, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Royal Adelaide Hospital. Has pioneered use of laser surgery in Australia to treat head and neck cancer conditions. Supervises trainee surgeons in the Department from Australia and overseas. Chair, South Australian State Committee, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 2002-2004; Secretary, South Australian State Committee, 1998-2002; Member, Court of Examiners; Fellow, since 1993. President-Elect, Australia and New Zealand Head and Neck Society; organised Annual Scientific Meeting for the Society, 2004. Current South Australian Representative, Australasian Head and Neck Society; Founding Chairman, South Australian Head and Neck Society. Member, Australian Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, since 1993. Member, Australian Medical Association (SA), since 1995; Surgeons Representative on governing council, 2003-2005. Patron, South Australian New Voice Association. Currently Surgeon in private practice. Member, Rotary Club of Prospect, since 1997. Participant, Rotary Overseas with Medical Aid for Children program, since 1998; has led a number of Rotarian volunteers on trips to the Solomon Islands and Fiji; involved in persuading Club to support and pay for transport of patients to Australia and from these countries for complex surgery. Volunteer Surgeon, Pacific Islands Project, since 1998; Papua New Guinea, 1998; Micronesia, 1999; Vanuatu, 2000; Fiji, 2002; Solomon Islands, 2003; and Fiji, 2004; works with local doctors and conducts training clinics. Awards/recognition include: Paul Harris Fellowship, for medical service to the people of the Pacific Islands, Rotary International, 2003.
Krumins AM, Mr Bruno (AD1986)
For service to ethnic affairs and to the Latvian community in Australia.
Krzymuski OAM, Mr Henry Jan (AD1985)
For service to the Polish community in Australia.
Kuchel OAM, Mr Colin Douglas (QB1999)
For service to the sport of full-bore rifle shooting at state and national levels.
Mr Kuchel was the Chairman of the National Rifle Association of Australia, 1996-1998, and he is currently serving as Deputy Chairman and previously held this position for 6 years prior to 1996. Mr Kuchel joined the Murray Bridge Rifle Club in 1968 and also the South Australian Rifle Association. He was elected a member of the Council of the Association in 1973 and has served as Chairman since 1983. Mr Kuchel has represented Australia and South Australia in both the South Australian and Australian Full-Bore Rifle Teams. In 1982, he was a shooting member of the Australian Team to Bisley; Adjutant of the Australian Palma Team in 1988; Captain of the team to Canada in 1987,.New Zealand in 1992 and the Palma Team to Canada and the USA 1992. He is a Life Member of the South Australian Rifle Association and the Murray Bridge Rifle Club.
Kuhlmann OAM, Mrs Rosalie Meredith (AD2008)
For service to remote education, particularly through support for Indigenous students and children with special needs in the Northern Territory.
Student Services Special Advisory Teacher (Central Australia), Northern Territory Department of Employment, Education and Training, 1993-2006; worked with remote community schools, supporting Indigenous students and children with special needs through developing the capacity of teaching staff to provide appropriate learning programs. Departmental Representative on the Life Promotions Group (concerning the prevention of youth suicide) and the Life Promotions Response Group, an interdepartmental response group which has convened on the death of young people from suicide. Teacher in Charge, Imanpa School via Alice Springs, 1993-1995. Teacher in Charge, Special Unit, Howard Springs School, Darwin, 1983-1984. Resource Teacher, Alawa Primary School, Darwin, 1982. Teacher in Charge, Wave Hill Station School via Katherine, 1972-1982. Infant Teacher, Oodnadatta Primary School, 1970. Teacher in Charge, Junior Opportunity Class, Elizabeth South Primary School, 1969. Teacher, Murray Bridge Infant School, 1968. Teacher, Kooniba Mission School and Coorabie Rural School, 1967.
Kuipers OAM, Mr Albert Leonard (QB1981)
For service to the community.
Kummerow OAM, Pastor Frederick (QB1981)
For service to religion and to the community.
Kutcher OAM, Mr Raymond William Harrold (AD1985)
For service to the sport of Australian Rules Football.
Kyrkou OAM, Dr Margaret Rose (QB2001)
For service to children with disabilities in South Australia, particularly in the areas of education, health and welfare.
Paid Employment: 1978-present, Medical Officer and Manager, Access Assistant Program, Child and Youth Health Service, South Australian Department of Human Services (assists severely disabled children in gaining access to departmental and non-government schools). 1996-present, Tutor and part-time lecturer, School of Special Education and Disability Studies, Flinders University of South Australia, particularly in health issues and disability studies. 1969-1988, Part-time and full-time general practice and managing industrial medical centre in large abattoirs. Co-author of 3 publications regarding outbreaks of brucellosis and Abattoir Associated Q Fever in 1981 and 1984. Current Committee Involvement:(as an Agency representative and voluntary) Disability Health Care Support Service Advisory Committee. Institute for the Study of Learning Difficulties. Ministerial Advisory Committee: Students with Disabilities: Early Learning and Assessment, Access and Support Task Force and Country Services Task Group. Chapter of Community Child Health, College of Paediatrics, Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Former President and Vice-President, Autism Association of South Australia for at least 10 years Health Care Management in Schools and Centres (Department of Education, Training and Employment) including Integration Aide Training Course and Related Personal Care Training Programs, Epilepsy Working Party, Meal-time Management Working Party and Continence Working Party. Interagency Forum - Health Care Support in Educational Settings. Country-Based Health Care in Educational Settings Project Management Group. Continuity of Care for Families of Children with Eating or Drinking Difficulties (interagency). Previous Committee Involvement: Ministerial Advisory Committee: Students with Disabilities Inclusion Task Force. Research Higher Degrees Committee: Faculty of Education, Humanities, Law and Theology, Flinders University. Medical Women's Society of SA. Para Districts Health Advisory Committee. Northern Regional Council for Persons with Intellectual Disability. Early Intervention Association of SA. Child Care Access Support Team Advisory Committee. Northern Child Protection Panel. Elizabeth West Early Childhood Family Services Centre Advisory Committee. Epilepsy Association Education Sub-committee. Northern Children's Network Advisory Committee. Multicultural Advisory Committee. South Australian Association of Special Education. Interagency Zoonosis Committee. Access Assistant Advisory Committee, Training and Development Sub-committee, and Health Care Panel Sub-committee. Kent Town Special Pre-school Council. Magill Special School Council. Rose Park Primary School Council.