Labaz OAM, Mr Wasyl (QB1995)
For service to the Ukrainian community.
Mr Labaz has been Principal of Hopak, the Ukrainian Folk Dancing Group, since 1966. He has been the director and teacher of dancing at the Ukrainian School in South Australia since 1966. He has served as Vice-President of the Adelaide Folkloric Society, executive member of the Association of Ukrainians in South Australia and has been a member of the State and Federal Executive of PLAST (Ukrainian Scouting Movement).
Laczina OAM, Mr Frederick Mathias Gustav (AD1989)
For service to the Hungarian Community.
Co-ordinator of a joint venture by the Hungarian and Serbian communities to purchase a nursing home 1986-87. Member, Hungarian Club of SA since 1962, Vice-President since 1970. Member, Hungarian Village Project since 1976. Delegate and Minute Secretary to Council of Hungarian Associations in SA since 1980. Foundation Secretary, Hungarian Caritas Society 1980-84, President since 1984.
Ladkin OAM, Mrs Marjorie Lina (QB1983)
For service to nursing.
A trained nurse, Mrs Ladkin served as Executive Secretary of the Royal Australian Nursing Federation (South Australian Branch) from 1965-75. The successful development of the Branch is largely due to her dedication and drive and, innovations advocated by Mrs Ladkin have resulted in a better ratio of staff/patient care.
Laidlaw AO, Mr Donald Hope (AD1989)
For service to secondary industry, the South Australian Parliament and to the community.
Chairman, Adelaide Brighton Cement Ltd since 1977 and Quarry Industries Ltd since 1980. Director, Western Mining Corporation since 1988 and Associated Australian Stock Exchanges Ltd. since 1987. Part-time Commissioner, National Companies and Securities Commission since 1986. Member, Legislative Council of SA 1975-82. Member of Council, Flinders University 1967-70 and 1975-79.
Laidlaw AM, Hon Dr Diana Vivienne (QB2005)
For service to the South Australian Parliament and to the community through support for the arts and improved transport systems.
Elected as a Member of the South Australian Legislative Council in 1982; served until 2003 in a variety of roles: Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, 1997-2002. Minister for Transport, 1993-1997. Minister for the Arts, 1993-2002. Minister for the Status of Women, 1993-2002. Member of Executive Council, 1993-2002. Shadow Minister for Transport, Marine, Tourism, the Arts and Cultural Heritage, Local Government, 1990-1993. Shadow Minister for Community Welfare and the Status of Women, 1986-1990. Donor, Art Gallery of South Australia and the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney. Leader, Australian Political Exchange Program to China, 1998. Vice-President, Sturt Football Club, 1987-1990 and 1994-2000. Participant, HRH Duke of Edinburgh Commonwealth Study Conference, 1986. From 1993 until her retirement from Parliament in 2003, was Patron of the following organisations: Australian Institute of Traffic Planning and Management. Victor Harbor Horse and Tram Society. SA Society of Model and Experimental Engineers. Food and Wine Writers Festival (Tasting Australia). Handknitters Guild of South Australia. Independent Theatre Inc. Surf Life Saving Club of SA. Current Board and Committee memberships include: Council, Flinders University of South Australia. Windmill Performing Arts Company for Children and Families. Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme (SA). South Australia Museum Foundation. Chair, Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal (Central District). Former memberships include China Friendship Society, Indo-Chinese Australian Women’s Association, and many arts and women’s groups. Awards/recognition include: Honorary Doctorate, Flinders University, for her commitment to creating a supportive climate for the visual and performing arts in South Australia, 2003. Boating Industry Association of SA Industry Award, 2004. Life Membership, Bicycle Institute of SA, 2004.
Lally AM, Mrs Phoebe Marie (QB2004)
For service to women in rural and regional communities, particularly in the areas of health and education, and to the community of Lock through church, arts and youth groups.
Country Women's Association of Australia: National level: National President, 1999-2003. Organised and co-compered 16 ‘National Outback Country Women's Rallies’ for the Year of the Outback, 2002. Voting Delegate, National Conference, Adelaide, 1997, and Brisbane, 1998. State level: State President, SA Country Women's Association, 1996-1999. Chair, State International Committee, 1992-1994. Life Membership, SA Country Women's Association, 1990. State Arts Officer, 1987-1990. Chairman, State Property Group, 1986-1987. Member, State Council, 1986-1987. Division level: President, Eyre Peninsula Division, 1983-1986. Local level: President, Lock Branch, 1973-1975, 1988-1990 and 1993-1996. President, Buxton Group, 1980-1983. Branch Reporter, 1986. Handicraft Secretary, 1977-1978. Vice-President, Lock Branch, 1976-1977. International level: Delegate, South Pacific Area Conference, Hamilton NZ, 2002, Hobart, 1993, Goulburn, 1990. Delegate, World Conference, Ontario Canada, 2001, Christchurch, 1995, The Hague, 1992, Kansas, 1989. As member of International Committee of the CWA, led a team to Ernabella to teach Aboriginal women sewing and cooking skills, 1993 and 1994, and to Western Samoa and Nuie, 1991. Other community service includes: Chief Instructor, Central Eyre Pony Club, 1991-1995; President, 1990-1993; Commissioner, 1984-1986; Zone Delegate, 1987-1995; proxy Delegate, 1996-1997. Director, producer and instigator of 20 performances in 21 years of the re-enactment of The Nativity Story. Board Member, Lock and Districts Community Health and Welfare Centre Board of Management, 1993-1995. Member, Lock Branch, Catholic Women's League, for over 34 years. Founding Member (and President for most of the time), Lock Branch, Arts Council of South Australia, for over 30 years. Committee Member, Lock and Districts Enterprise Committee, 1988-1992; founding Member, Lock and Districts Support Group, 1986-1987. Member, Regional Women's Consultative Council, 2002-2004. Awards include: Centenary Medal, 2001. Citizen of the Year, Elliston District Council, 1998.
Lamb AM, Mr Malcolm Leslie (QB2007)
For service to education through executive roles with professional associations, the promotion of effective leadership in schools, and to the study of Asian languages.
Principal, Pembroke School, since 1991; Deputy Head, Gu:lford Grammar School, Perth, prior to 1991. Chairman, Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia, 2003-2005; Chairman, Publications Committee, 1997-2003; Chairman, South Australian Branch, 1995-1997; Secretary, South Australian Branch, 1993-1995; Member, Standing Committee, since 1995. Member, National Council, Australian Principals Professional Development Council, 1998-1999. Overseas member, UK Headmasters Conference, since 1999. Chairman, South Australian Schools Debating Union, 1994-1997. Council Member, South Australian Independent Schools Board (now Association of Independent Schools, South Australia), 1994-1996. Member, St Ann's College Council, University of Adelaide, since 1996. Member, Interim Board, National Institute for Quality Teaching and School Leadership, 2005-2006. Board Member, National Institute of Quality Teaching and School Leadership. Chairman, National Asian Languages and Study of Asian Languages in Schools Committee, South Australia, 1996-2000. Heads Representative Committee, International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO), 1997-2001; Member, IBO Finance Committee, 2001-2003; Member, IBO Education Committee, 2002-2003; Member, IBO Council of Foundation, 2001-2003; Member, Asia-Pacific Regional Advisory Committee, 2000-2003; Chairman, International Heads and Asia-Pacific Heads Representative Committees, 2001-2003. IBO aims to teach students to recognise the relationships between the subjects they study in school and the world in which they live. To reach this goal, the IBO designed an educational program based on a philosophy that combines knowledge, experience, and critical observation. This philosophy emphasises education as a process (learning how to think), not just a product (a collection of knowledge).
Lambert OAM, Mr Reginald Gordon (AD1989)
For service to the community.
Served the community of Port Pirie for 50 years and assisted Legacy, War Veteran Homes, Guide Dogs for the Blind, the Salvation Army, St. John Ambulance, Royal Flying Doctor Service, the local hospital and church organisations. Chairman, Port Pirie Trotting and Racing Club for over 20 years, committeeman over 30 years, and race broadcaster.
Lambert OAM, Mrs Jill Margaret (QB2005)
For service to the Zimbabwean community in Australia by providing employment and support services through the organisation, Zimbabwe Connection.
Founder, Zimbabwe Connection, 2002; a non-profit association run by volunteers who help skilled and experienced immigrants from Zimbabwe to find jobs, particularly in the rural sector, and accommodation, and who provide support with all aspects of settling in to life in Australia.
Lambie AM, Miss Mary Best (QB1977)
For services to the Girl Guides' Association of Australia.
Lampard OAM, Mr Francis Henry (QB2008)
For service to the Indigenous community through public sector roles, particularly in the field of education, and as a contributor to social welfare policy development.
Representative on Federal Department of Science, Education and Training and State Department of Education and Children's Services Indigenous Education Agreement, 2005-2006. Chairman, State Aboriginal Education and Training Advisory Committee, 1992-2000. Manager, Northern Area Aboriginal Education Project Team, State Department of Education, 1990-1992; Acting Deputy Head, Adelaide College of TAFE, 1989; Senior Consultant, Aboriginal education, 1983-1987; Teacher, primary and secondary schools, 1970-1982. Held a range of executive positions within the State Department of Aboriginal Affairs, 1992-2002; including Acting Chief Executive Officer, 2002, and Executive Officer, 1992-2002. Member, Aboriginal Community College Council, 1992-1999. Native Title Commissioner for South Australia, since 2005. Chairman, State Aboriginal Heritage Committee, 2001-2002. Executive Director, Aboriginal Prisoners and Offenders Support Service (APOSS). Member, South Australian Council of Social Service (SACOSS) Policy Council, as APOSS representative, 2003-2007; Member, SACOSS Law and Justice Policy and Advocacy Group, 2006-2007; represented SACOSS on the Community Relations Committee of Courts Administration Authority, 2005-2006. Member, Council of the University of South Australia, 1992-1999. Life Member, Alumni Association of the University of South Australia, 1999. Deputy Chairman, National Federation of Education Consultative Committees, 1993-1994. Awards/recognition include: Centenary Medal , 2001. Outstanding Achievement Award in recognition of his service to Indigenous education, 2000. South Australian Aboriginal Education and Training Advisory Committee Achievement Award, 1999. Aboriginal Education Achievement Award, State Department of Education, 1994.
Lancaster AM, Mr William Edward (QB1980)
For public service as Director of the Zoological Gardens of South Australia.
Mr Lancaster was Director of the Adelaide Zoological Gardens from 1964-1979, during which time it gained a wide reputation for the breeding and care of rare and endangered species of animals and birds. Under his directorship the Adelaide Zoo fulfilled the functions of modern zoos throughout the world - recreation, education and conservation. He served as a foundation member of the Association of Zoo Directors. Through telecasts he introduced many Australians to the interest and value of zoos in general. Mr Lancaster was appointed Companion of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for his work as Director of Veterinary Services, Malaya, 1950-1957.
Lane OAM, Mr Peter Shepherdson (QB2004)
For service to the printing industry, particularly the integration of information technology into conventional print technologies, and to the community.
Lane Print Group: Managing Director and Chairman, for over 30 years. World Print and Communications Forums: President and Chair in China 2001, and has been asked to chair the next forum to be held in South Africa 2005. Pacprint 2001 (largest printing and communications exhibition in the Southern Hemisphere): Director. Printing Industries Association of Australia: National Honorary Secretary, since 1999; National President, 1996-1997; President, South Australian and Northern Territory Region, 1989-1991. National Printing Industries Employee Relations Committee: Chair, since 1998. PrintSuper: Director, since 1999. National Printing Industry Training Council: Director, since 1996. South Australian and Northern Territory Printing Industries Craftsmanship Awards: Chairman. Service to the community includes: Council Board Member, Australian Cranio-Maxillofacial Foundation. Awards include: Person of the Year, Australian Graphic Arts, 1998.
Lane OAM, Dr Harold Davies (QB2012)
For service to medicine as a rural general practitioner, and to the community of Balaklava and District.
Rural General Practitioner in Balaklava, 1963-2007. Divisional Medical Officer, St John Ambulance, 1964-1980; Corps Medical Officer, 1980-1999. Principal Medical Officer and Board Member, Balaklava Hospital, 1965-1993. Pastoral Assistant, Anglican Diocese of Willochra, 1965-2007. Club Surgeon, Balaklava Racing Club, since 1963; Committee Member, since 1975; Life Member, 2001. President, Balaklava Cricket Club, for over 20 years during the 1980s and 1990s President, Lower North Cricket Association, for 4 years during the 1990s. President, Balaklava Golf Club, 1972-1973. Fellow, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners; Life Member. Fellow, Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine. Awards/recognition include: SA Citizen of the Year, 2004. Citizen of the Year, Wakefield Regional Council, 2004.
Lang OAM, Mrs Anne Merle (AD2013)
For service to the community through sporting and fitness organisations.
Owner/Training Manager, Fitness on the Park, since 1997; Fitness in the Park is a fitness centre in Adelaide for all ages but with a strong emphasis on the fitness and social needs of older adults and those with injuries. In addition to normal gym activities, Mrs Lang organises and leads fitness centre members on walks in the Adelaide Hills and longer treks overseas. Organiser, athletics training sessions three times weekly in early morning (independently of any club or fitness centre). Instructor for the predecessor of Fitness on the Park, the Institute for Fitness Research and Training, an affiliate of Adelaide University at the time, from 1986. Member, South Australian Masters Athletics Club (SAMA); successful competitor at state, national and international levels; since 1991. Mrs Lang has won 17 National Masters titles, four World Masters medals and holds 10 current SAMA records. She won the gold medal in steeplechase at the National Masters Games in Brisbane in 2011, and at the World Masters Athletics in Sacramento, USA, also in 2011. Awards/recognition include: Recreation and Sport Industry Award, Fitness Category, South Australian Department of Sport and Recreation, 2002.
Langbein AO, Mr Breonton James (QB1986)
For service to music, particularly as a violinist, orchestral conductor and teacher.
First violinist Sydney Symphony Orchestra 1947-51. Moved to Switzerland in 1952 for further study and established a distinguished career as violinist, conductor, chamber musician and teacher. Returned to Australia in 1966 for the Adelaide Festival of Arts with a chamber ensemble "Der Kammermusiker Zurich" which he founded in 1960. Since 1966 has made many tours of Australia for Musica Viva for periods of several months at a time, teaching many young Australian musicians. Principal Conductor, Adelaide Chamber Orchestra since 1978. Directed annual Spring Carnival for South Australian musicians for past four years, and will be Musical Director of the Zurich Opera Factory at the 1986 Adelaide Festival.
Lange OAM, Mrs Margaret Ruth (AD2013)
For service to music as an educator and administrator.
Founding Member, Adelaide Girls Choir, 1988-2011; later known as the Young Adelaide Voices. Founding Member, Kodaly Music Education Institute of South Australia, since 1978; Coordinator, National Conference, 1984, 1994 and 2012; Treasurer, since 2008. Member, National Council, Kodaly Music Education Institute of Australia. Teacher, Department of Education (South Australia), 1954-1985; and then at Wilderness School, 1985-1995. Began teaching music in the regions from 1958 until officially joining the Music Branch in 1960; Regional Adviser, 1973-1984. Life Member, Kodaly Music Education Institute of Australia. Life Member, Primary Schools Festival Choirs, Department for Education and Child Services. Awards/recognition include: Recognition of Excellence, Council of Education Associations of South Australia, 2007 and 2008.
Langen-Zueff OAM, Mr Ralf (QB1988)
For Bilingual service to the community.
Contract interpreter and translator of the Telephone Interpreter Services, Department of Immigration and Ethnic Affairs of South Australia since 1975. Business manager, Australian Interpreters/Translators since 1970 providing a service in 30-40 different languages. Vice-President Association of Interpreters and Translators of South Australia, 1968-71 and 1975-80.
Langley OAM, Mrs Ruth Isobel (AD1990)
For service to community health, particularly through the Asthma Foundation of South Australia.
Actively involved in Asthma Foundation of SA since its inception, 1962; President since 1983. Has played a key role in education, community awareness, fund-raising, office administration and Executive Committee direction.
Langley OAM, WO 1 Trevor James (QB1991)
For service to the Australian Army as Senior Supervisor Warehousing, Moorebank Logistic Group.
Warrant Officer Class I. Langley commenced his career with the Australian Regular Army as a National Serviceman in 1970. As a member of the Royal Australian Ordnance Corps he has served primarily in the warehousing and transport fields and was recently the Senior Supervisor Warehousing, Moorebank Logistic Group.
Langley OAM, Mr John Charlesworth (QB1992)
For service to the community.
Accountant, sustained long-term service to community organisations. Adelaide Boys' Brigade Secretary 1946-74, Committee member still. Honorary Auditor, Burnside Historical Society, Cape Horners Australia Inc. and Border Leicester Sheep Breeders' Association. Has held Treasurer or Auditor positions in honorary capacity with over a dozen other organisations including Taxpayers' Association of SA, Australian Railway Historical Society, Australian Institute of International Affairs, the Royal Commonwealth Society.
Langley AM, Mr Gilbert Roche Andrew (AD1984)
For service to sport and to the community.
Langley OAM, Mr Noel George (AD1990)
For service to soccer, particularly as a junior coach.
Commenced as a coach of junior soccer in 1952 when soccer was being introduced into primary schools. Involved in organising fund-raising activities, transport and marking fields. Co-ordinator of the Southern Districts Junior Soccer Association (Adelaide) covering 200 teams of approximately 3000 children.
Langley AM, Ms Margaret (AD1999)
For service to education through the Marbury School in South Australia.
Ms Langley was the founding Principal in 1971 to 1998 of Marbury School in South Australia, a progressive school. The school was the first of its kind. Ms Langley, who was regarded as a visionary in the education field, described the school herself as “co-educational, non-sectarian, independent, non-competitive, non-authoritarian and a punishment free school”. In 1996, she was admitted to the rank of Fellow of the Australian College of Education.
Langman OAM, Mr John Robert (QB1977)
For services to local government.
Langman AM, Mr Ronald Keith (QB2006)
Service to the building and construction industry through the establishment of collaborative marketing ventures and as mentor to young entrepreneurs.
Current Chief Executive Officer, Langman Corporation; company has developed inter alia Home Ideas Centres, c1985, and Selector.Com, since 1999. Current Board Member/Director, Bio Angels. Current Judge, Entrepreneur of the Year Program. Judge, Deloitte South Australian Innovator of the Year Awards, 2001. Member, Advisory Council on Intellectual Property, 1999-2002. Member, The Executive Connection, 1991-2004. Member, South Australian Enterprise Workshop, Enterprise Development Incorporated, 1979-1990s; Chairman, Awards Program, c1988, Judge and Peer Reviewer. Member, Australian Design Council, 1980s. Member, Business Innovation Australia.
Langshaw OAM, Mr Kenneth Reginald (AD2009)
For service to the community through the Anglican Church of Australia and the Byron Place Community Centre.
Member, Pastoral Care Team, Holy Trinity Church, Adelaide, since 2003; Leader, Home Group, since 1980; Leader, Recording Ministry, since 1980; Member, Goods for the Needy, for many years; Guide, Church History Tours, for many years; assisted Children's Ministry, since 2004; Compere, Trinity Dinner, 1980s-1990s; Member, Holy Trinity Choir, since 1987; Member, Gathering Team, 1993-1999; Member, Parish Council, 1985, 1987-1994 and 1996; Church Warden, 1981-1984. Chairman, South Australian Region, Bush Church Aid Society of Australia, 1982-2007; Committee Member, since 1981; Represented South Australia at the 60th Anniversary of the Society held in Wilcannia NSW, 1994; Visiting Lay Deputation Speaker, 1997-2005. Volunteer, Byron Place Community Centre, since 1999.
Larwood OAM, Mr Goffrey George (QB2003)
For service to the community of Prospect through sporting, church and social support groups.
West Torrens Lacrosse Club: Life Member; Treasurer, over 10 years; Committee Member, for 17 years; Junior Coach and Team Manager of Lacrosse teams, for 12 years; Junior Development Officer and Recruiter, for 12 years; Equipment Coordinator and Storeman, for 2 years; Club Delegate to Junior Management Committee of Lacrosse SA, for over 8 years; Club Nominee at Lacrosse SA Annual General Meetings, for 15 years. Assistant to the President of Lacrosse SA as Treasurer at the 1994 and 1998 Senior National Championships, and Assistant to the Treasurer at the 1999 World Championships. St Laurence Conference of the St Vincent de Paul Society: Member and volunteer, since 1990; Telephone Volunteer, since 1997; Treasurer, since 2002. Prospect/North Adelaide Rosary Catholic Parish: Special Minister; past Member, Parish Pastoral Council; Delegate to Council for Rosary Primary School; Committee Member then President of Rosary Primary School Board. Prospect Scout Group: Pack Leader, for 6 years. Blackfriars Priory School: President and Treasurer, Parents and Friends Association, early 1980s. Lions Club: Treasurer of inaugural Lions Club of Tea Tree Gully. Eudunda St John Ambulance Association in Australia; member of West Torrens Field Division, for 3 years. Secretary, Right to Life Association, inaugural branch, Eudunda. Awards include: Premiers Certificate of Appreciation for Volunteers in the Year of the Volunteer Awards, 2001. Inaugural Lacrosse SA Merit of Honour Award for Ongoing Excellence, 2001.
Lashchuk OAM, Ms Sandra Mara (QB2004)
For service to the community, particularly as a counsellor and educator, and through the development of tertiary and community courses providing training in counselling and personal development.
President, Counselling Association of South Australia, since 2001; Member, since 1997; Member, Management Committee, 1999-2001, Convenor, Constitution Sub-Committee, 2000-2001; Registered Member of, and Delegate to Psychotherapists and Counselling Federation of Australia. Director, Coordinator and Lecturer, Postgraduate Program in Grief and Palliative Care Counselling, Department of General Practice, University of Adelaide. Member, Palliative Care Advisory Panel, Palliative Care Council of South Australia, 1995-2003; and Multicultural Committee, 1999-2000. Founder, Enneagram Community Program in South Australia, 1997.
Laslett AM, Mr Ian John (QB1988)
For service to secondary school education.
Foundation Principal, Morialta High School, 1974-87. Principal, Loxton High School, 1969-73; Peterborough High School, 1965-68. President, SA High School Principals' Association, 1984-85; National President, 1986. Executive member, Senior Secondary Assessment Board of SA, 1983-86. Member, Australian Council for Educational Administration, 1985. Member, Curriculum Co-ordinating Committee (SA), 1978-81. Member, Parent-Teacher Council of SA, 1976-78. Board Member, Minda Homes Inc. since 1985.
Last OAM, Dr Peter Murray (QB1991)
For service to medicine.
Clinical Superintendent, Julia Farr Centre 1983-90. Medical co-ordinator, SA Health Commission 1978-83. President, SA Council on the Ageing 1980. Director, State Health Resources Unit 1976-78. Assistant Director-General SA Hospitals Department 1964-72. Senior Specialist Physician, Repatriation General Hospital 1963-65. AMA Branch Councillor, SA 1963-64.
Latham AM, Mr Grahame Barratt (QB1995)
For service to the hospitality industry, particularly as Head of the Regency Hotel School in South Australia.
Mr Latham was appointed Head of the School of Food and Catering at Regency College in 1974 and successfully lobbied for the introduction of a Hotel School which was approved in 1977. Mr Latham has been at the forefront of the development of the school which is now considered a leader in the field of hospitality education in South Australia, nationally and internationally. He has served as a member of the Australian Hospitality Review Panel of the Tourism Training Authority and of Tourism Australia's Industry Training Authority. He is a Fellow of the Catering Institute of Australia. Mr Latham has recently been appointed Head of NSW TAFE Commission's Tourism and Hospitality Division in readiness for the 2000 Olympics. He has also been negotiating production of a CD Rom for use in China and the Asia/Pacific region on food and beverage service and negotiated an expansion of the Australian Wine Education Centre in Tokyo.
Laughton OAM, Mrs Dorothy Ellen (QB1991)
For service to sport, particularly for those with visual impairments.
Founded Association of SA Blind Sporting Clubs 1982, Games Secretary. Welfare Officer, SA Blind Welfare Association. Organiser of two National Blind Cricket Carnivals. Treasurer, National Blind Sporting Association. Community service in Victoria included: Group President, SW Victoria CWA Younger Set. President, Fellowship Association in Derrinallum.
Launder AM, Mr Alan George (QB2002)
For service to sport as a volunteer coach, particularly in track and field athletic events.
Coached athletes at the national and international level across a variety of events, including shot put, discus, javelin, decathlon and pole vault. Worked with Athletics South Australia and extensively with pole vaulting; honorary pole vault coach for many years; instrumental in the development of the pole vault school in South Australia and has driven the development of the sport at a national level. Instrumental in the establishment of the National Junior Development Programme with Athletics Australia in the mid-1980s. Coordinating Coach, Athletics Australia’s National Junior Programme, 1984-1988. Head Coach, Australian Junior Team for the World Junior Championships, 1986 and 1988. Field Events Coach, Australian Olympic Team in Los Angeles, 1984. Worked to restructure the Australian Track and Field Coaches Association’s Level 1 accreditation course; involved as a National Event Coach, firstly in the shot put, followed by over 10 years as Pole Vault NEC; Honorary Consultant to the association for its coach education programme. Established a coaching cooperative with several coaches in Adelaide, which became known as the Field Events Training Squad, 1974. Involved with the Sports Girl Quest of South Australia to help raise funds for the Children’s Research Foundation. Awards received include: Eunice Gill Award for contribution to Coach Education in Australia. Australian Sports Medal. SASI Most Outstanding Contribution to Sport, 1999. Henri Schubert Memorial Award for distinguished coaching services, 2000. The Sportsmen’s Association of Australia (SA Division) Service to Sport Award, 1997.
Laurie OAM, Dr Christopher Forbes (QB2011)
For service to the community, particularly through the Adelaide Botanic Gardens Foundation.
Deputy Chair, Adelaide Botanic Gardens Foundation, since 2009. Co-Chair, Gardens 150 Foundation, 2004-2009. Chair, The Board of the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium, 1985-1994; Deputy Chair, 1983-1985; Executive Member, 1982-1994. Inaugural Member, Friends of the Botanic Gardens of Adelaide, 1977. Inaugural President, SA Branch, Australian Rhododendron Society, 1981-1984. National President, Australian Rhododendron Society, 1979-1980. Chairman, Carrick Hill Trust, 1985-1991. Founding Trustee, Australian Institute of Horticulture, 1988. Member, Black Hill Native Flora Park Trust, 1977-1981. President, Adelaide Hills Grape Growers and Winemakers Association, 1995-2005. Board Member, Boar’s Rock Wines, McLaren Vale, 1998-2004. Founding and Managing Director, Hillstowe Wines, Adelaide Hills, 1991-2001. Founding Chairman and Board Member, Hoddles Creek Vineyards, Yarra Valley, Victoria, 1986-1994.
Lavender OAM, Mr Terry (AD1994)
For service to the community through the development of walking trails, particularly the Heysen Trail.
Developer of the Heysen Trail, a walking trail of 1800 kms connecting the Mt. Lofty and Flinders Ranges in SA. Mr Lavender found, managed and marked walks traversing Mt. Lofty Ranges and designed three maps named Network Trails. He developed the Mawson Cycle Trail which on completion will be 800 km and designed two maps for the Mawson Cycle Trail. Currently he is developing horse trails.
Lavis AM, Dr John Frederick (AD1981)
For service to the dental profession.
Lawrence AM, Mrs Anita Kay (QB1989)
For service to the arts, particularly as designer of the Parliament House Embroidery.
Tapestry artist who designed and jointly co-ordinated the embroidery in the Great Hall of the new Parliament House. Part-time lecturer at the SA School of Art. Design consultant for the Regency Park Jubilee Community Tapestry. Member of the Visual Arts/Crafts Board of the Australia Council.
Lawry OAM, Mr David Stanley (QB2008)
For service to arboriculture and the environment, particularly through research and support for sustainable plantings in the urban landscape, and to the community through the Avenues of Honour project.
Founder and Director, Tree and Roadway Experimental and Educational Network, since 1997; inaugural Chairman, 1997; a not-for-profit organisation promoting improvements in the selection, management and sustainability of street trees. Developer, SPACE (Structural Permeable Aerated Compactable Earth), 2005; SPACE is a soil medium for the establishment of trees in urban environments which is manufactured from water treatment residue, a waste product from municipal filtration plants. Founder and Director, Avenues of Honour 1915-2015 project, since 2004; seeks to commemorate every individual who has fallen in the service of Australia with a tree; this involves the documentation, preservation and restoration of the existing plantings and new plantings where appropriate. Founder and current Coordinator, Gallipoli Rosemary Project; involves the propagation of an original rosemary cutting from Gallipoli, a proportion of the proceeds of sale of the cloned plants supports the Avenues of Honour project.
Laws AM, Mr Anthony Michael (AD1988)
For service to the community, particularly in the field of alcohol and drug awareness.
Former Director, Alcohol and Drug Foundation of Australia (ADFA) and currently consultant to the Board on administration and finance. Appointed to ADFA 1980; Honorary Secretary 1981-82; Honorary Treasurer 1984-85. Member, SA Foundation on Alcohol and Drug Dependence now the Alcohol and Drug Foundation, SA since 1963. In 1978 during a period of financial and administrative difficulty he took over as administrator and re-established the Foundation as a viable organisation. Subsequently became Chairman of the Board and President, further consolidating the Foundation's role. Life Member of South Australian Foundation and currently on its Board. Honorary Treasurer of Lions/ADFA Foundation and active promoter of its activities in the community.
Lawson OAM, Mr Allan Andrew (QB2008)
For service to youth, particularly through fundraising for programs supporting young people at risk, and to education.
Inaugural Board Member and volunteer, In 2 Life Inc, since 2001; program provides a one-to-one mentoring service for disadvantaged young people. Volunteer and fundraiser, Exodus Youth Services, ca1989-1995; community service arm of the Christian Family Centre; provides services to street, homeless, drug and alcohol dependent youth. Founder, The Student of the Year Award scheme; helped to develop the Motivational Media, Exodus Buzz Bus and 'Kids help Kids' programs. Councillor LifeLine Telephone Counselling Service, 1983-1986 and 1989. Superintendent of Schools and Primary School Principal, South Australian public school system, retired 1987; Member, Karmel Committee of Enquiry and the Primary Principals' Enquiry into School Resourcing. Executive Member, Teachers' Union. President and Vice-President, South Australian Primary Principals' Association; represented teachers on The Teachers' Appeal Board, The South Australian Education Department Advisory Curriculum Board, and The Teachers' Salaries Committee. Life Member, Primary Principals' Association, 1988.
Lawton OAM, Mr Colin Robert (AD1988)
For service to education.
Secretary/Organiser, Department of Adult Education, University of Adelaide 1958-86. University representative on Advisory Committee on Non-formal Adult Education 1983-85. Currently Chairman, Workers' Education Association Executive.
Lawton OAM, Mrs Peggy Doreen (AD1998)
For service to the community through the Flinders Medical Centre Volunteer Service.
For the past 17 years (since 1980), Mrs Lawton has served on the Volunteer Service of the Flinders Medical Centre (FMC). Elected president, FMC in 1996 for a two-year term, and was past president, 1991-92 and 1989-91. In her capacity as president she has been actively involved in fundraising for the provision of various services offered by the FMC. She has also served the Volunteer Service in many other capacities such as chairperson of the Playroom and Tea Bar. Received a Community Award of Excellence for her service to the community in 1997.
Layton QC AO, The Hon Robyn Ann (AD2012)
For distinguished service to the law and to the judiciary, particularly through the Supreme Court of South Australia, as an advocate for Indigenous, refugee and children's rights, and to the community.
Adjunct Professor, School of Law, University of South Australia, since 2010. Justice, Supreme Court of South Australia, 2005-2010. Deputy President, Federal Administrative Appeals Tribunal, 1985-1989. Member, Security Appeals Tribunal, 1984-1989. Judge and Deputy President, SA Industrial Court and Commission, 1978-1985. Solicitor for Central Aboriginal Land Council. Private practice, Barrister and Solicitor, 1968-1978. Appointed Queen’s Counsel, 1992. Chairperson, Human Rights Committee, Law Society of SA, 1997-2005; Honorary Solicitor, SA Council of Civil Liberties. Member, Community Protection Panel, Social Inclusion Board SA, since 2010. Co-Chair, Reconciliation SA, since 2010. Patron, Migrant Resource Centre of SA, since 2006. Chairperson, National Advisory Council, Australian Centre for Child Protection, since 2007. Chairperson, Review of Child Protection in SA, 2002-2003. Chairperson, SA Sex Discrimination Board, 1979-1981. Patron, International Women’s Day Committee, since 1999. Chairperson, Australian Health Ethics Committee, National Health and Medical Research Council, 1991-1994; Chairperson, National Bioethics Consultative Committee, 1987-1991. Commissioner, Health Insurance Commission, 1985-1995. Chairperson, Medicare Benefits Review Committee, 1984-1986. Member, Churchill Fellowship Committee, since 1979; Chairperson, SA Region, since 1995. Director, Churchill Memorial Trust Australia, 1995-2008. Trustee, Gowrie Scholarship Trust Fund, since 1990. Chairperson, State Theatre Company, SA, 1993-1995. Member, SA Art Gallery Board, 1984-1989. Member, Committee of Experts, International Labour Organization, 1993-2009; Chairperson, 2001-2009. Chairperson, National Rail Corporation, 1994-2001.
Le Page OAM, Mr Clive Touzeau (AD1997)
For service to the community through involvement with the local council, church and sporting organisations.
A retired Town Clerk (Angaston Council) who has applied his acquired administrative skills and experience to a wide range of local community organisations and sporting clubs where he has been engaged in a range of executive roles. Currently, State (SA) President, Royal Justices Association in SA Inc. (since 1992), having been appointed a JP in 1957. Actively involved in the local Anglican Church and local sporting clubs. Members of the Barossa Valley Rotary Club since 1957 and was made a Paul Harris Fellow in 1993 for his service to the community.
Le Page OAM, Mrs Mary Evelyn (QB2003)
For service to music education as a teacher, accompanist and mentor for students.
Music teacher and accompanist for music students in South Australia, for over 30 years. Has been involved with: SA Public Schools Music Festival, 1960s-1989. SA Catholic and Independent Schools Festivals. Recorder Society of SA. Accompanists Guild of SA, Member. Students seeking entry into National Music Camp, the Australian Youth Orchestra and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Life Member, SA Public Schools Music Society.
Leah OAM, Mr Lloyd Christie (AD2013)
For service to conservation and the environment.
Founding Member, Friends of Mount George Conservation Park, since 1992; Committee Member, 1992-2006; Treasurer, 1992-1999; Coordinator of Working Teams, 2000-2007. Mr Leah and his late wife also donated some of their own land to the Mount George Conservation Park. Founding Member, Deanery Community Landcare Group, 1994. Founding Committee Member, Mount Lofty Districts Historical Society, 1978; Member, since 1978; Life Member, 1990. Chairman, Stirling District Council, 1980-1988; Councillor, Crafers Ward, 1975-1989; involved in the establishment of the Council's Botanic Advisory Board and Sports and Recreation Advisory Board; also served as Chairman, Country Fire Service Group Committee.
Leahy OAM, Miss Claire Theresa (AD2001)
For service to the community, particularly through The Therry Dramatic Society and The Music Hall Show.
Miss Leahy has promoted amateur and community theatre for many years and has assisted young people to become involved in all aspects of theatre. The Therry Dramatic Society: actively involved in the Society since 1945 and has served continuously on Therry's Council for over 50 years. Positions held include President (1955-1965), Secretary, Ticket Officer, Publicity Officer, Drama Officer and currently Vice-President. The Music Hall Show: founder, producer and director of The Music Hall Show since 1982, which provides entertainment at community centres, retirement villages, sporting clubs and senior citizens clubs. Active worker for Catholic Women's League of South Australia. Fundraiser for SA Sports Girl Quest.
Leahy OAM, Mr Christopher John (QB2011)
For service to Australian Rules football in South Australia.
President, Southern Football League, 1986-2005; Executive Member, 1976-2005; Finance Director, 1981-1985; Assistant Secretary, 1982-1984; Chairman, Tribunal Commissioners, since 2006; Tribunal Commissioner, 1988-1996 and 2006-2011; Vice-President of Juniors, 1978-1980; Mini League Recorder, since 2006; Member, Program Committee, 1974-2005. Member, Hall of Fame Committee, 2007-2010; Management Committee Member, 1981-2005; Life Member, 1983. Chairman, Combined Southern Leagues Football Umpires Panel, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002 and 2004. President, Port Noarlunga Football Club, 1975-1979; Secretary, 1980; Life Member, 1980. Committee Member, Seniors Committee, 1973-1980; Juniors Committee, 1970-1980. Delegate, to the Southern Football League, Port Noarlunga Football Club Seniors, 1973-1980. Coach, Port Noarlunga Football Club Juniors, 1970-1980. Chairman, Southern Districts Football Championships Association, 1987, 1991, 1995 and 1999; Executive Member, 1986-2002; Life Member, 1995. Life Member, South Australian Community Football League, 2011. Onkaparinga Regional Director, Regional Football Council, 1987-2010. Delegate; South Australian Football Development Foundation, 1988-2001. Awards/recognition include: Inducted into the Hall of Fame, Southern Football League, 2007. Service Award, South Australian National Football League, 2004; Merit Award, 2001. Merit Award, Australian Football League, 2003.
Leal OAM, Mr Kenneth James (QB1982)
For Service to the printing industry
Mr Leal has had a distinguished career in the printing and stationery industry. He was Managing Director of Leal Stationers Pty Ltd and a Director of Brownbuilt (SA) Ltd. He conceived the idea of printing proverbs on the back of bus tickets and voluntarily undertook the provision of suitable quotations. Over one thousand million tickets with messages have been printed. A strong supporter of the Printing and Allied Trades Empoyers' Federation of Australia, he was made a Life Member in 1975. Among his further involvements, he has been an active member of local government, as well as community organisations and church committees.
Leane AM, Mr Robert Raymond (QB1992)
For service to the community.
President SA Conference of Churches of Christ since 1990; highest position which can be given in church. Active worker within his church as Elder, lay preacher and outreach worker more than 40 years. Presided over restructuring of church organisation and has made significant and sustained contribution to life of the church. Instrumental in setting up Boys' Brigade and other youth initiatives at the Blackwood Church SA. Also Member State Advisory Committee for non-Government Schools and SA representative National Council of Independent Schools Associations on Commonwealth Government Funding Committee. Has played active role in joint ventures with Education Department, Catholic Education Office and Independent schools. Associated St. John Ambulance Brigade 1966-88; Chairman Brigade Education Committee 1983-88; National Medal 1986. Serving Brother Order of St. John 1989.
Leaver AM, The Rev Kenneth Batten (AD1983)
For service to religion and to the welfare of the disabled.
Mr Leaver was ordained to the Congregational Ministry in 1939 and retired in 1981. He was pastor of various churches in Tasmania, Victoria and South Australia and was Co-Principal and then Principal of Parkin-Wesley Theological College. His further involvements have included President of the Congregational Union of Australia and Chaplain to the Flinders Medical Centre, Chairman of the Rehabilitation Committee of the SA Association for Mental Health and a member of the Association's Council. He is currently Minister Emeritus at Pilgrim Church, Adelaide.
Lebedew OAM, Mr Walkiri Valery Walter (QB1986)
For service to volleyball.
Secretary, South Australia Volleyball Association 1961-79, President 1979-86. President, Australian Volleyball Federation 1982-83, South Australia Delegate 1963-86. Secretary and member, Asian Volleyball Confederation Sport Organising Commission 1975-81, Chairman Oceania Volleyball Council 1979-83, Australian Delegate International Volleyball Federation and Asian Volleyball Confederation 1973-81. Delegate, South Australia Olympic Council 1962-86, Vice-President 1977-80. Delegate, Australian Olympic Federation 1965-75 and 1982-83.
Leditschke OAM, Mr Graham Ernst (AD1987)
For public service to community welfare.
Member, Enfield Community Consultative Council later forming Enfield/Prospect/Walkerville Community Development Board 1977-84. Helped establish Prospect Community Youth Support Scheme, Chairman since 1979. A founder Northern Suburbs Aged Housing Association. Investigated and negotiated for installation of emergency call system for elderly citizens living alone.
Lee AM, Mr Hector John (AD1977)
For service to science, particularly in the field of animal research.
Lee OAM, Dr Chee-Meng (AD2005)
For service to the community of Coober Pedy as a visiting surgeon to the district.
Visiting Surgeon to Coober Pedy, since 1980; and Karoonda, until 1989. Director, Board of Directors, North Western Adelaide Health Service, 1995-2004. Deputy Chairperson, Board of Directors, Lyell McEwin Health Service, 1991-1995; Member, Finance and Administration Committee, during this period. Senior Consultant Surgeon, Lyell McEwin Hospital, since 1985; Director, Accident and Emergency Department, 1985-1988; part-time Visiting Surgeon, 1982-1985; Accredited Private Surgeon, 1979-1982. Lecturer in Surgery, University of Adelaide, 1975-1978. Fellow (by examination), Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 1976. Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1973. Associated with the Chinese Medical Association of South Australia.
Lee OAM, Dr Terence Henderson (QB2007)
For service to viticulture and to the wine industry through research and development organisations, wine industry bodies and government advisory roles in Australia and overseas, and through tertiary education in the fields of viticulture and oenology.
Director, Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation since 2005. Director, Provisor Pty Ltd, since 2006. Chairman, Technical Committee, California Wine Institute, 2000-2003; represented USA on World Wine Trade Group, 2000-2003, and at Office International de la Vigne at du Vin, 1997-2000. Member, Pierce's Disease (grapevine disease) Advisory Taskforce, California Department of Food and Agriculture, 2000-2003. Vice-President, Research and Development, Chief Scientific Officer, E & J Gallo Winery, California, 1997-2004. Director, The Australian Wine Research Institute, 1983-1997; represented Australia at Office International de la Vigne et du Vin; 1985-1997; Member, Australian Government team at negotiated bilateral treaty on trade in wine between European Community and Australia, 1987-1994; Member, Joint (European Community and Australia) Committee for Trade in Wine, 1994-1997. Chairman, Planning Committee, Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference, 1983-1997. Member, Technical Committee, Australian Wine and Brandy Producers’ Association, 1983-1990; and Winemakers Federation of Australia, 1990-1997. Wine Inspector, Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation, 1987-1997; Member, Wine Practices Committee, 1991-1997; Member, International Trade and Technical Advisory Committee, 1989-1997. President, Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology, 1987-1988; Secretary, 1984-1986. Director, Australian Wine Consumers’ Co-operative Society, 1974-1982. Instrumental in the establishment of Australian Journal of Grapes and Wine Research, 1995. Australian Wine Industry Chair of Oenology, Department of Horticulture, Viticulture and Oenology, University of Adelaide, 1991-1997. Member, Board of Management, Co-operative Research Centre for Viticulture, 1992-1997.
Lee OAM, Mr David Douglas (QB2010)
For service to the community, particularly through the Royal Association of Justices of South Australia.
Member, State Council, Royal Association of Justices of South Australia, 1983-1994; State President, 1989-1991; Vice-President, 1987-1989; Honorary Treasurer, 1984-1989. Justice of the Peace, 1970-2008. Magistrate, Courts of Summary Jurisdiction, for 18 years; Daily Rooms, for 25 years. Volunteer Visiting Inspector for the SA Department of Correctional Services. Volunteer patient visitor, St Andrew's Hospital, since 2000. Blood Donor, Australian Red Cross, for 30 years.
Lee-Gaston OAM, Mr Gary (QB1996)
For service to the arts as a painter, sculptor and commercial artist.
An artist based in South Australia, Mr. Lee-Gaston was awarded the Thomas Laird Memorial Travelling Scholarship Award (1991) and has won 16 major first prizes at art shows since 1973. He has taught for a number of art groups and his work is represented in Australian and overseas collections. For the past 20 years he has been responsible for the concept of the annual John Martin's Christmas Pageant. Fellow, Royal SA Society of the Arts since 1976; Executive Member, Adelaide Art Society since 1970.
Lees-Margietta OAM, Mrs Barbara Miriam (AD2010)
For service to the community of Mount Gambier.
Licentiate Associate, Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, teaching ballet, tap dance and modern syllabi, for over 40 years. Member, Australian Dance Adjudicators Association, for the past 10 years. Producer of 31 stage shows; creator of 10 new ballets; responsible for producing one of these in the Adelaide Festival of Arts, 1978. Artistic Director, Mayoral Gala Performance, since 1997. Mentor and Choreographer of 57 Debutante Balls. Foundation Member, Mount Gambier Rock and Roll Club. Foundation Member, Mount Gambier Old Time Dance Club, 1983-1985; Treasurer, 1983. Member, 150 Years of Settlement in Mount Gambier Celebrations Committee. Committee Member, 'Back to Mount Gambier' Celebrations, 1976. Secretary, Mount Gambier Italo Australian Club, for 5 years. Secretary, East Gambier Football Club, for 8 years. Awards/recognition include: Centenary Medal, 2001.
Leeson AM, Mrs Judith Esther (AD2005)
For service to the community, particularly through support for people seeking opportunity for life long learning and career development.
Member, Australian Association of Career Councillors (AACC), since 1993; National President, since 2000; South Australian President, AACC, 1997-1999. Established the Career Industry Council of Australia; founding member and inaugural President. Increased Australia's profile in the international career development field through participation in international symposiums. Developed links with the Department of Education, Science and Training and the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations. Represents people needing career development support at meetings of agencies such as Centrelink, the Department of Education, Science and Training and the Australian National Training Authority. Provides advice on the development and improvement of the national career information system, myfuture.edu.au. Assisting the establishment of an Australian Career Development Centre. Director, Vector Consultants, since 1991. Membership of professional/community organisations includes: Fellow of the AACC. President, Case Managers' Association of SA, 1994-1996. Chartered Member, Australian Human Resources Institute, until 2000. Member, St James’ Ethics Centre. Board Member, Hills Community Options Incorporated; provides support for people with an intellectual disability. Past Member, Offenders Aid and Rehabilitation Services. Life Member, Autistic Children’s Association.
Lehmann AM, Mr Peter Leon (QB1975)
For service to the wine industry.
Leicester OAM, DFCand Bar, Mr Lewis David (QB2007)
For service to the community through ex-service, heritage and local government organisations.
President, Pathfinder Association of South Australia, for over 50 years. Chairman, Air Force Memorials Adelaide Airport Association, for 20 years. Member, Brighton Sub-Branch, Returned and Service League of Australia, from 1984. Member, Mitchum Sub-Branch, Royal Australian Air Force Association. Member, Legacy Club of Adelaide, since 1989. Member, Adelaide Oval Tour Guides, 1989-2004; President, Vice-President. Councillor, Mitcham City Council, 1981-1991; Council Representative, Centennial Park Cemetery Trust, 1985-1991; Chairman, 1988-1989. President, Clarence Gardens Bowling Club, 1984; Vice-President, 1983; Secretary, 1977-1982.
Leighton OAM, Mrs Irene Gloria (AD2014)
For service to the communities of Bowden and Brompton.
Member, Paris Flat Housing Co-operative, since 1995. Member, Management Committee, Hindmarsh Housing Co-operative, for many years; Member, from the 1980s to 1995. Member, Management Committee, Hindmarsh Residents Association, for many years; Founding Member, 1980-2000. Member, Community Housing Council of SA Inc. Committee Member, Bowden/Brompton Community Centre, in the 1980s; current Member. Volunteer, Bowden/Brompton Community Legal Service. Member, Management Committee, Community Youth Support Scheme/Skillshare/Inner Westernskills Inc. Supporter, Hindmarsh Community Press The Hindmarsh Pughole. Councillor and Alderman, Hindmarsh Council (now part of City of Charles Sturt Council), 1983-1989. Current Member, Management Committee, Australian West Papua Association (SA Branch); Foundation Member, since 1999.
Leitch OAM, Mrs Janet Ann (QB1999)
For service to the community of the Adelaide Hills, particularly through participation in musical events and through the Scouting movement.
As President and Musical Director of Mt Lofty Music Club, Mrs Leitch has, for the past 15 years, been coordinating concerts at numerous venues. She has been the Musical Director for the Stirling Nativity Re-enactment for 15 years and is the Conductor of the Stirling Children’s Choir. Mrs Leitch was the founder Conductor of the Hills Choral Festival, has accompanied the Hills Music Company and numerous choirs and soloists including the Hills J150 Choral Festival, and entertained the Lions Club Senior Citizens’ luncheon. She is a regular pianist at Stirling Uniting Church and previously was an organist at other churches and a church youth leader. Mrs Leitch is a member of the Scouting Association serving as Cadet Scouter, Assistant, and then Club Leader, 1969-1974, resuming as a Joey Scout Leader in 1990. In the same year, she took on her current role of Assistant Scout Leader and is involved in camps, hikes and jamborees. Mrs Leitch also helps young people develop public speaking skills and conducts story-telling sessions at the local library and schools.
LeLeu OAM, Mr Keith John (QB1989)
For service to maritime history and preservation.
Established the Austbilt Maritime Museum in 1963. Member, National Trust Maritime Management Committee and Life Member of the Trust since 1975. Member, Seamen's Union of Australia, South Australia Branch over 25 years.
Lennon AO, Prof Geoffrey William (QB1994)
For service to marine science, particularly in the field of sea level research and tidal predictions.
Professor Lennon is an eminent scientist contributing greatly to marine science knowledge and its application for community good. Recently retired Director National Tidal Facility (NTF) Flinders University SA from 1989, Professor of Oceanography 1977-91. Instrumental in the development and direction of the NTF and in the design and operation of very precise sea level monitoring programmes in Australia, SE Asia and the SW Pacific. World leader in the collection, analysis and publication of data for climate forecasting (small changes in sea level are important indicators of climate change and drought cycles). International adviser through ASEAN and UNUSED, playing leading role in the protection of low-lying, coastal environments.
Leske AM, Mr Clemens Theodor (QB1990)
For service to music.
Joined the staff of Elder Conservatorium, South Australia in 1950 becoming Dean of Faculty of Music in 1974 and Director of the Conservatorium 1977-83. Chairman, State Committee of the Australian Music Examinations Board 1977-87. Chairman, University Music Society 1977-83. Best known to the public as a pianist frequently performing in Australia for the ABC, Musica Viva and has made 15 overseas tours. Has made numerous permanent recordings and ABC permanent tape recordings. His pupils have been winners and finalists in ABC Concerto Competitions with orchestras in several capital cities as well as winning international scholarships. Founder-Conductor of the Brighton Symphony Orchestra in Victoria and the Lutheran Singers in Adelaide 1952-60. Co-Founder and Trustee of the Young Musicians' Trust established 1979. Adjudicator of eisteddfods and scholarship competitions throughout Australia.
Leske (dec'd) OAM, The Rev Everard (AD2011)
For service to the Lutheran Church of Australia, particularly through publishing.
Author, For Faith and Freedom: the story of Lutherans and Lutheranism in Australia, 1838-1996. Editor, Friends of Lutheran Archives journal, 2001-2005. Director of Publications, Lutheran Publishing House, Adelaide (later Open Book Publishers), 1975-1991. Director of Church Development, Lutheran Church of Australia, 1967-1975. National Director of Stewardship, Evangelism and Adult Education, Evangelical Lutheran Church Australia, 1964-1967; provided a counselling and parish visitation program in all Australia states and New Zealand. Secretary, Victorian District, Evangelical Lutheran Church Australia, 1960-1962; established the Committee of Luther College, Croydon; Founder, Lutheran Youth Camp, Anglesea. President, Lutheran Youth of Victoria, for 6 years. Parish Pastor, Box Hill, Vic, 1948-1962. Foundation Member of teaching staff, Concordia College, Toowoomba, Qld, 1946-1948. Chairman, Board of Management, Luther Seminary, 1980s-1990s. Chairman of Board, Trinity Place, 1982-1999; Member, Planning Committee, 1978-1982. Reverend Leske died on 28 February 2010.
Leslie OAM, Mrs Joyce Elaine (AD2014)
For service to the community of the Onkaparinga Valley.
Committee Member and Driver, Onkaparinga Valley Branch, Meals on Wheels, since 1978; Staffing Officer, 1981-2011; Life Member, 1993. Member, Onkaparinga Valley Ladies’ Choir, since 2000. Active Supporter, Lobethal Men's Choir, for many years. Awards/recognition include: 30 years’ and 35 years’ Service Awards, Meals on Wheels SA, 2008 and 2013 respectively.
Lesnicki OAM, Mr Jan Stefan (AD1988)
For service to the Polish community.
Vice-Chairman of Executive Committee, Polish Broadcasting Commission of South Australia since 1976. Actively involved with Polish migrants since 1949, organised sporting activities and acted as social worker and interpreter.
Lesses AM, Mr John Kosmas (QB2002)
For service to industrial relations, particularly through the trade union movement and to the Greek community.
Secretary, United Trades and Labor Council of South Australia (UTLCSA), 1982-1997; Assistant Secretary and Vice-President, 1976-1982. Senior Organiser, Federated Clerk’s Union, SA Branch, 1969-1982. South Australia representative, ACTU executive and council, 1982-1997. UTLCSA representative, Industrial Relations Advisory Council of SA, 1976-1997; Presiding Officer, Police Review Tribunal, 1999-2000; Presiding Officer, Promotion and Grievance Appeals Tribunal, 1998-2000. UTLCSA representative on the (then) South Australia Ethnic Affairs Commission, 1984-1990. UTLCSA representative, Vocational Education Employment Training Board, 1995-1997. UTLCSA representative, Overseas Qualifications and Skills Board, 1990-1992. Inaugural Director, Statewide Superannuation Trust; Chairperson, 1984-1999. Board member, Electricity Trust of SA Board, 1985-1994. Board member, State Transport Authority, 1982-1994. Industrial Commissioner (dual appointee), Industrial Relations Commission of South Australia, Australian Industrial Relations Commission, 2000. Community service includes: Executive Member, Board of Governors, National Institute of Labor Studies, since 1999. Justice of the Peace, South Australia, since 1993. Member, Greek Workers Education Association of SA "Platon" Inc, since 1964; President, 1976-1978. Member, Greek Orthodox Community of South Australia Inc, since 1964; General Secretary, 1995-1999. Secretary, Working Women’s Centre Inc, 1982-1997. Member, Hectorville Primary School Council, 1984-1990.
Leue OAM, Mr Gordon Albert (QB2011)
For service to local government, to lawn bowls, and to the community.
Councillor, District Council of Mount Remarkable, Coastal Ward, since 1985; Deputy Chairperson, 2003-2006; served on various committees including the Works Committee, the District Fire Prevention Committee and the Baroota Water Resource Committee. Council Delegate to the Lower Flinders Animal and Plant Control Board. Regional Delegate to Bowls SA, since 1995. Chairman, the Region 3 Divisional Association, since 1996. Patron, North Western Bowling Association, since 1998; served in various executive roles including President. Founding Member, Port Germein Bowling Club, since 1973; Secretary/Treasurer, since 1986; Patron, since 2000. Foundation Member, Port Germein Country Fire Service Brigade, 1972-2004. Deputy Group Officer, Mount Remarkable Country Fire Service Group, for many years. Member, Port Germein and Nelshaby Agricultural Bureau, for 45 years. Director, Regional Branch, South Australian Fruit Growers and Market Gardeners Association, for 8 years. Awards/recognition include: Australian Sports Medal, 2000.
Levy OAM, Dr Elijah Haim (QB1992)
For service to the Jewish community and to medicine.
Distinguished general medical practitioner Plympton area more than 30 years. Former President, long-standing Member, Adelaide Hebrew Congregation. Founder, inaugural President State Zionist Council (educational and quasi political organisation) 1959-64. President, Jewish National Fund 1960-65, United Israel Appeal some years (both charitable orgnisations). Foundation President, Australian Jewish Medical Federation 1984-90. Senior Vice-President Jewish Board of Deputies for a number of years.
Levy AO, The Hon Anne (AD2011)
For distinguished service to the Parliament of South Australia, as a contributor to social policy reform and through support for the advancement of women, to the performing and visual arts, and to higher education.
Member, Parliament of South Australia, 1975-1997; Minister for the Status of Women, 1992-1993; Minister of Consumer Affairs, 1992-1993; Minister for the Arts, 1989-1993; Minister of Local Government, 1989-1992; Minister of State Supply, 1989-1992; President, Legislative Council, 1986-1988; Chair, Industries Development Committee, 1983-1985; Member, Statutory Authorities Committee, 1994-1997. Honorary Life Member, South Australian Women's Electoral Lobby, 1998; Founding Member. President, National Foundation for Australian Women, 1998-2000; Trustee 1994-2000; Life Member, 2000. Founding Member, Family Planning Association, 1972-1984. Member, Abortion Law Repeal Association, since 1969. Member, Coalition for the Right to Choose. Member, Women's Legal Service, 1998-2002. Member, International Women's Development Organisation. Member, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Patron, South Australian Supporting Mothers Association. Member, Faculty of Performing Arts Advisory Committee, 1997-2000. Trustee, Country Arts South Australia, 2005-2010. Executive Committee Member, South Australian Arts Industry Council, 1997-2010. Director, Vitalstatistix National Women's Theatre, 1998-2010. Council Member, University of Adelaide, 1975-1996; Senior Tutor in Genetics, 1960-1975. Member, Board of Botanic Gardens of South Australia, since 2008. Chair, South Australian Genetically Modified Crop Advisory Committee, since 2004. Committee Member, Alliance Française d'Adelaide, since 2005. Honorary Consul for France in South Australia, 2000-2005. Trustee, Dame Roma Mitchell Trust Fund for Children and Young People, since 2003. Chair, Advisory Committee, Radio Adelaide, since 2000. Patron, South Australian Humanist Society; Member, since 1960. Treasurer, Australian Institute of Biology, for 6 years. Member of Amnesty International; Community Aid Abroad; French-Australian Business Association; and South Australian Council of Civil Liberties. Awards/recognition include: Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur, conferred by the French Government, 2005. Australian Humanist of the Year, 1986.
Lewis AM, Mr Robert Brook (QB1989)
For service to the community.
Member, Nature Preservation Committee of National Trust of South Australia; President, National Trust of SA 1985-88. Member, Council of Bedford Industries Rehabilitation Association. Member of Board (formerly Chairman), Lewis Board of Management of Paxton Square Cottages, Burra. Member, Royal Geographical Society Council (SA Branch) 1957-67 and 1983-85; Vice-President 1967. Chairman, John Lewis Gold Medal and other awards founded by his family. Deputy Director (Administration), Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne 1975-81; Research Fellow 1970-81. Board Member, Brotherhood of St. Laurence 1973-83.
Lewis OAM, Mr Ivor (AD1994)
For service to the community, particularly through the Glenelg Rotary Club.
Member of the Glenelg Rotary Club for 39 years. Mr Lewis has contributed to all their local community activities and various building projects in Papua New Guinea on six occasions and also in Solomon Islands. He was a leader in the construction of Meals on Wheels kitchens in Glenelg and Brighton, served on their committees and delivers meals regularly. Convenor of the Annual Golf Day for the past 30 years to raise funds for the Diabetic Association. Committee member of the Rotarians who organised the Australian Fellowship of Rotary which raised $12,000 for charities.
Lewis OAM, Mr Glen Arthur (QB1995)
For service to the community.
For the past 30 years Mr Lewis has provided dedicated service to the community, particularly in relation to the Woodlands Glenelg Church of England Girls' Grammar School and the Glenelg District Community Hospital. Mr Lewis has been a member of the Woodlands Glenelg Church of England Girls' Grammar School Council since 1974, having served as Chairman of the Council from 1981-88. He has served on the Glenelg Community Hospital Board of Management for almost 40 years having joined the Board in 1954 and serving as Chairman from 1980 until 1993.
Lewis AO CB, Mr Keith William (QB1994)
For service to the development of national programs of research in the area of water resource management.
Director-General and Engineer-in-Chief SA Department of Engineering and Water Supply 1974-87, he played a key role in water resource management. As a member of the River Murray Commission, he played a leading role in refocussing and reshaping RMC into the wider Murray-Darling Basin Commission. Influential as a member of the National Water Research Council and the Australian Water Resources Council. He was a driving force in the establishment of the Australian Water Research Advisory Council. Since his retirement in 1987, he has served as Chairman of the Energy Planning Executive and Chairman of the SA Urban Land Trust since 1990.
Lewis OAM, Mrs Jane Hamilton (QB2004)
For service to croquet, particularly as a coach.
National Coaching Director, Croquet Australia, since 1996. Involved in the publication of Croquet Coaching Manual. Accredited Referee, since 1998. Chair, Coaching Committee, South Australian Croquet Association. State Coaching Director, 1994-2002. State Coach, since 1997. Member, State Selection Committee. Member, Millswood Croquet Club, since 1983. Cabra Dominican College: Soccer Coordinator, 1989-1996; Member, Parent Sports Committee Executive; Member, Uniform Committee and Shop.
Lewis AM, Mr Laurence John (QB2006)
Service to veterans as an administrator of aged care and health services, as an adviser to state and national ex-service welfare groups and through support for charitable organisations.
Inaugural Chairman, Repatriation General Hospital, 1995-2005; Member, Advisory Committee, 1993-1995. Influential in the establishment of Foundation Daw Park; medical research organisation. Member, Management Committee, Aged Care Australia, 1986-1996. General Manager, Aged Cottage Homes, 1984-1996. Board Member, War Veterans Home, since 1993. Service Member, Veterans Review Board, Department of Veterans' Affairs, since 1997; Returned and Services League of Australia representative on State and National Veteran Aged Care and Health Advisory Committee, since 2000. Chairman, Community Care Branch, St John Ambulance, South Australia, 1994-1997; Board Member 1990-1997. Member, Australian Red Cross Divisional Council and Board, 1985-1997.
Lewis OAM, Mr Mervyn John (QB2011)
For service to natural resource management, and to community health.
Presiding Member, Northern and Yorke Natural Resources Management Board, 2004-2010. Member, South Australian National Parks and Wildlife Council, 2005-2007. Deputy Chairperson, Native Vegetation Council, 2003-2005. Member, Interim South Australian Natural Resources Management Council, 2004-2005. Chairperson, Northern and Yorke Agricultural District Integrated Natural Resources Management Committee, 2001-2004. Chairperson, Upper North Community Managed Landcare Project Management Committee, 1998-2001. Member, Friends of the Clements Gap Conservation Park, since 2004. Member, Nelshaby Agricultural Bureau, since 1985; President, 1997. Member and Deputy Chairperson, Advisory Board of Agriculture South Australia, 1998-2002. Chairperson, Upper North Rural Plan Steering Committee, 2001. Member, State FarmBis Steering Committee, 1998-2001. Deputy Chairperson, Board of Management, Port Pirie Regional Health Service, 1974-1982. Member, Mid North Regional Health Board, 1997-2002. Member, South Australian Mental Health Service Board, 1993-1995. Chairperson, Country Reference Group, Mental Health, 1993-1995. Chairperson, Board of Management, Port Pirie Regional Health Service, 1983-1989 and 1993-2002; Member, 1990-1992. Chairperson, South Australian Hospitals Association, 1984-1985. Deputy Chairperson, South Australian Hospitals and Health Services Association, 1985-1986. Awards/recognition include: Centenary Medal, 2001.
Lewthwaite OAM, Mrs Adelaide (AD1977)
For community service.
Liberman AO, Mr Max Leon (QB1986)
For service to the housing industry.
Chairman, Delfin Property Group Ltd. since 1984; Director, Delfin Management Services since 1970. Director, RDC Holdings Ltd. 1963-80; Chairman of Directors 1981-84. Director, West Lakes Ltd. and West Lakes Corporation Ltd. since 1971. Chairman, South Australian Housing Trust 1976-81. Played a major role in the commitment of funds for single parent accommodation and shelter centres. His development companies have converted waste land near the Murray Mouth and swamp land near Port Adelaide to recreational and residential use.
Lienert OAM, Mr Ronald John (AD1989)
For service to the pig farming industry.
President, Australian Pork Producers' Federation 1982-87; Vice-President 1980-82 and member since 1977. Council member of the Australian Pig Industry Research Committee 1979-85. Australian Pork Producers' Representative on the Australian Carcass Classification Supervisory Committee 1980-82. President, Pig Section, SA Livestock Marketing Committee 1978-82.
Lienert OAM, Mr Colin Edgar (QB2011)
For service to the pig industry, and to the community.
Agriculturist and stud pig breeder who established the Lynjoleen Berkshire Stud, 1955. Exported pigs to England on 3 occasions; also exported to Japan, New Zealand, Norfolk Island, the Philippines, New Caledonia, Singapore and (then) Burma. President, South Australian Stud Pig Breeders Association, 1984-1988; Committee Member, for 51 years; Life Member; Delegate to the national meeting, 1986-2007. President, Australian Pig Breeders Association, 1984-1988; Treasurer, 1980-1983; Life Member. Committee Member, Commercial Pig Section, South Australian Farmers’ Federation, 1972-1984. Former President and Vice-President, Freeling Branch, Agricultural Bureau of South Australia; Life Member, 1976; Member, since 1951. Member, Pig Liaison Committee, Northfield Research Centre, 1971-1981. Life Patron, Australian Berkshire Breeders Association. Councillor, Royal Adelaide Show Society, 1978-2002; Chief Pig Supervisor, 1985-2006; Pig Exhibitor, 1957-2010; Honorary Councillor, 2002. Former President and Vice-President, Gawler Show Society; Life Member, 1980. Exhibited Berkshire pigs at the Royal Sydney Easter Show and Royal Melbourne Show, 1970s and 1980s. Member, Trinity Lutheran Church, Rosedale, Lutheran Church of Australia, since 1966; has served in various roles including Chairman, Head Warden, Choir Member, Public Officer, Voluntary Officer and Caretaker. Board Member of Aboriginal Missions, Lutheran Church of Australia. Past President, Secretary and President, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Gomersal, SA. Executive positions in the local branch of the SA Country Fire Service, for many years. Awards/recognition include: Most successful Berkshire Exhibitor for the past 45 years, Royal Adelaide Show. Recognised International ‘All Breeds’ Pig Judge. International judging appointments in New Zealand.
Liew OAM, Mr Cheong Yew (QB1999)
For service to the food and restaurant industry through involvement in developing and influencing the style of contemporary Australian cuisine.
A master chef and educator for the past 20 years, Mr Liew has been involved in the development of a modern Australian cuisine. He opened his own restaurant, ”Neddy’s” (Hutt Street, Adelaide) in 1975. In 1987, he commenced lecturing at the Regency Hotel School and in 1995 became Consultant Chef at the Grange Restaurant in the Hilton Hotel (Adelaide). Major contributor to Tasting Australia (the inaugural International Food and Wine Festival) held in Adelaide in 1997. Co-author, "My Food", 1992. Awards: Remy Gourmet Best Australian Restaurant Award in 1998; Seppelts Menu of the Year Award in 1993.
Lillecrapp OAM, Mrs Lynette Margaret (QB1992)
For service to swimming, particularly as a gold medallist at the Stoke Mandeville World Wheelchair Championships.
Very well-respected swimmer, represented Australia in sporting competition for disabled people since 1974, providing great leadership. Five gold medals, a silver and a bronze at 1991 Stoke Mandeville Wheelchair Championships; seven gold, two silver 1990; four gold medals, one bronze 1989; silver and bronze medals 1990 World Championships Holland; four gold medals 1989 Far East South Pacific Games Japan; many other world standard awards. Australian records for 50m and 100m backstroke, 50m and 100m breaststroke; 25m and 50m butterfly, and 100m individual medley. Lindy Award 1990 best wheelchair athlete in Australia.
Lillecrapp OAM, Mr Alan David (QB2005)
For service to the community of the Barossa Valley through a range of service, church, environmental and health organisations.
President Elect and Vice-President, Lions Club of the Barossa Valley; President 1981-1982, 1st Vice-President, 1981; 2nd Vice President, 1980; Treasurer, 1975-1976; Charter Member, since 1972; Zone Chairman for 201S1 District Cabinet, 1994-1995. Assisted the formation of Barossa Talking Papers through Lions, 1994-1996; Coordinator of volunteer readers, since 1996. Chair, Barossa and Districts Justices' Group, since 1998; Life Member; Member, Royal Association of Justices' Groups Council. Area Coordinator, Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal, 1982-2002. Secretary, Adelaide Deaf Community Church (ADC); Past Chair, St James Deaf Church (predecessor to ADC). Elder and Lay Preacher, Eden Valley Uniting Church, for 25 years. Secretary, Spring Valley Landcare Group, since 1991; Founding Chair, Mount Pleasant Natural Resource Centre, since 1999. Chair, Marne, North Rhine and Saunders Creek Catchment Group, since 1995; Deputy-Chair, Water Resource Planning Committee. Founding Member, Eastern Hills and Murray Plains Catchment Group. Area Coordinator, Mount Pleasant Rural Watch Area 55, and Zone Leader. Secretary, Springton Agricultural Bureau, 1962-1997; Life Member 1997. Secretary, Barossa Valley Agricultural Regional Committee, 1985; Life Member, Agricultural Bureau of South Australia, 1982. Inaugural Secretary/Treasurer, Barossa Valley Branch, Royal District Nursing Society, 1971-2001. Chair, Barossa Valley Branch, Adelaide Children's Hospital Auxiliary; Treasurer, 1980-1988. President, Nuriootpa High School Parents and Friends Association, 1984-1988.Secretary, Marne River Branch, Liberal Party; Delegate to State Council; Secretary/Treasurer, Kavel, Custance and Schubert State Electoral Committee, 1984-1987; Treasurer, 1988. Anzac of the Year, 1988.
Lincoln OAM, Mr Kenneth Neilson (QB1977)
For community service, particularly in the field of mental health.
Linde OAM, Dr Werner Rudolf (AD1993)
For service as a medical volunteer assisting refugees in overseas countries.
General medical practitioner, volunteering medical services to assist refugees in very difficult and at times dangerous conditions in Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia 1986-87, and most recently the Kurds in Iraq under auspices of Red Cross for three months after Gulf War. Also represented Australia 1964 and 1968 Olympic Games as Captain of the basketball team.
Lindell AM, Prof Geoffrey John (AD2012)
For service to legal education as an academic, particularly in the area of Australian constitutional law and through a range of professional associations.
Professorial Fellow, University of Melbourne, since 2002: Professor, Faculty of Law, 1999-2002; Associate Professor/Reader, 1994-1999. Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Adelaide, since 2002. Adjunct Professor of Law, Australian National University, 2002-2010; Senior Lecturer/Reader, 1975-1993. Publications include: - Editor, Sir Anthony Mason: the Mason papers, 2007. - Joint Editor, Reflections on the Australian Constitution, 2003. - Joint Editor, Parliament: the vision in hindsight, 2001. - Joint Author, Conflict of Law: Commentary and Materials, 1997. - Editor, Editor, Future Directions in Australian Constitutional Law (Editor), 1994. - Joint Editor, Sawer's Australian Constitutional Cases, 4th Edition, 1982. Member of the following Editorial Boards: - Constitutional Law and Policy Review. - Public Law Review. - Australasian Parliamentary Review. - Federal Law Review. - Melbourne Journal of International Law. Consultant, House of Representatives, Parliament of Australia, since 2002. Member, Public Sector Lawyers Committee, Law Society of South Australia, 2007-2008. Inaugural Secretary and Council Member, Australian Association of Constitutional Law, 1998-2003, and co-opted Council Member, 2005; Member, since 1998. Australian Secretary, Selden Society, 1988-1997; reputed to be the only learned society to be devoted to the study of English legal history. Member, ACT Consumer Affairs Council, 1982-1988. Member, Advisory Committee on Distribution of Powers Constitutional Commission, 1986-1987. Consultant to the Australian Constitutional Convention, 1975-1985.
Lindh OAM, Mr David John (AD2008)
For service to business, particularly within the resources and energy sectors as a company director, and to equestrian sport.
Chairman, Centrex Metals Ltd, since 2001. Director, Electricity Trust of South Australia (ETSA), 1996-2000; Chairman, Electranet (ETSA transmission subsidiary), 2000-2002; actively involved in privatisation of both entities. Current Director of inter alia Adelaide Equity Partners Ltd (non-executive Chairman); Enterprise Energy Ltd; Primary Resources Ltd; and Island Sky Australia Ltd. Former Director of inter alia Krondorf Wines Ltd; Pioneer Homes Ltd; IOOF Building Society; Southern Resources Ltd; and Industrial Securities Ltd. Consultant in energy and resources sector. Member, National Council, Taxation Institute of Australia, 1978-1984; South Australian Chairman, 1980-1982; Member, State Council 1978-1985. Member, Commerce, Corporate and Tax Committee, and Lawasia Committee, Law Society of South Australia, 1990s; Member, since 1970. Foundation Fellow, Australian Institute of Company Directors. Chairman, Adelaide International Horse Trials, since 1999; successfully lobbied the South Australian Government to retain the event in Adelaide. Provides pro bono legal and financial advice to Equestrian Federation of Australia, South Australian Branch; Chairman Judiciary Panel. Member, Council of Governors, Pulteney Grammar School, 1985-2004; Deputy Chair, until 2004; served mainly as Chairman, Finance Committee. Awards include: Meritorious Award, Taxation Institute of Australia, 2000.
Lindner OAM, Mr Barry Graham (QB1981)
For service in the field of Aboriginal welfare.
Lines AM, Mr Lancelot Hamilton (AD1988)
For service to primary industry.
Pastoralist who has developed hardier breeds of merino sheep through nutritional and genetic experiments. Early advocate of the "objective measurement" (OM) technique in genetic selection to develop animals with greater resistance to disease, higher fertility, increased wool growth and greater survival rates in harsh conditions. Pioneered nutritional experiments using sawdust, molasses and urea as drought feed. Involved in development of an automated sheep shearing machine and animal immobiliser. Member, Australian Society of Animal Production since 1946; President and elected Fellow 1976.
Lines OAM, Mrs Meredith Rosalind (QB2011)
For service to the community as a volunteer and fundraiser for a range of charitable organisations.
Volunteer and fundraiser for a range of charitable organisations including: - Mary Potter Foundation. - Rotary Oceania Medical Aid for Children. - Koto. - Australia Cambodia Foundation.
Linke AM, Ms Pamela duRieu (AD2006)
For service to children. particularly early childhood development as a researcher and author on parenting skills and infant mental health.
Chair, Publications Standing Committee, Early Childhood Australia, since 1997; non-voting Member, National Executive, since 1997; former South Australian National Vice-President and Deputy President; author of a number of books and articles; involved with developing national policies on parenting and child rearing. President, South Australian Branch, Early Childhood Australia, 1997-1999; SA representative to annual council, since 1993; Member, since 1989. Current Researcher/author, Defence Community Organisation. Current President, Australian Association for Infant Mental Health, SA Branch; current National Advocacy Representative; Founding Committee Member/Secretary, SA Branch, for 5 years. Current Member, National Executive, the National Investment for the Early Years; current Board Member, SA Branch; Founding SA and national Board Member. Member (for Early Childhood Australia), Education Sub-Committee, National Immunisation Council. Involved with the establishment of a Graduate Diploma in Parent Education and Counselling, South Australian College of Advanced Education, Magill Campus. Board Member, Uniting Church Eldercare, 1996-2003. Member, Board of Governors, St Peter’s Collegiate Girls’ School, 1996-2000. Member, South Australian Dental Board, 1987-1998. Current Strategic Manager, Parenting, Child and Youth Health, Children Youth and Women’s Health Service, South Australia. Former Manager, Children’s Services and Family Care Team, Centacare Catholic Family Services. Current Member, Curriculum Advisory Board and Research Committee, De Lisse Institute of Early Childhood Studies, South Australia. Current guest lecturer, Child, Adolescent and Family Health Nursing (Community), Flinders University.
Linke OAM, Mr Ambrose Niel (QB2010)
For service to the community through the Western Schools Chaplaincy Support Association.
Secretary/Treasurer and Publicity Officer, Western Schools Chaplaincy Support Association, 1994-2009. Treasurer, Woodville and District Ministers' Fraternal, 1992-2009.
Linn AM, Miss Beryl Eileen (AD1990)
For service to religion and to education.
Closely involved with the activities of the Board of the Uniting Church in SA including the Epworth Building fund since 1978, the Synod Property Board between 1978 and 1983, the Synod Investment Board between 1978 and 1985, the Synod Portfolio Work Group and the Board of Administration and Finance, in both cases since 1985. Appointed secretary/chief executive officer of Annesley College Council between 1967 and 1972, membership dating from 1961. Responsible for drafting legal papers affecting the College's legal status and for arranging the purchase of properties to permit extension of college grounds.
Linn OAM, Dr Jeanette Brentnall (QB2002)
For service to the medical profession as a general practitioner, lecturer and health adviser, particularly in the field of geriatrics, and to the community through a range of education, church and women's groups.
General practice: Walkerville, South Australia, 1969-1996; Mallala, SA, 1953-1969. Australian Medical Association (SA Branch): Vice-President, 1979-1980; President, 1980-1981; Chairman, Committee for Care of Older Persons, 1987-1999; Member, SA Advisory Committee on AIDS, 1985-1992; Home and Community Care Advisory Committee, 1987-1990. Australian Medical Association (Federal): Federal Councillor, 1981-1988; Medicare Benefits Advisory Committee, 1982-1988; Adhoc Committee of Federal Council on Care of Aged and Disabled, 1987-1991. Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP): Elected Fellow, 1972; Member, Faculty Board, 1962-1990; Provost, SA Faculty, 1989-1990; Past National Convenor, Advanced Training Geriatric Medicine; Past Chairman, Medical Education Committee, SA Faculty; Past Chairman, Accreditation Committee, SA Faculty; Preceptorship for medical students from Adelaide and Flinders Universities, since inception to 1996; Accredited Training Practice for RACGP Trainees, from inception to 1996. University of Adelaide: Member of Council, 1981-1997 and 1999-2000; Council nomination to Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, 1981-1997; Visiting Lecturer, Department of Community Medicine, 1988; Clinical Senior Lecturer, Department of General Practice, 1999-2000. Post-Graduate Federation of University Women: Member, since 1954; Vice-President, 1997-1999; President, 1999-2001; Instrumental in the decision to hold the Conference of the International Federation of University Women in Adelaide in 2004. South Australian Post Graduate Medicine Education Association: Member of Board, since 1997; Deputy Chairman, since 1999; Past member of Education Committee as RACGP nominee and Medical Board of SA nominee; Life Governor, Australian Post-Graduate Federation in Medicine, 1982. Medical Board of South Australia: Member, 1982-2001; Deputy Member, since 2001; Member, Opoid Dependence Prescriber Review Committee; Chairman, since 1994. St John Ambulance Brigade: Order of St John (Serving Sister), 1970; Divisional Surgeon, Mallala and Prospect Divisions, 1965-1970 and 1970-1975 respectively; Corps Surgeon, 1975; Reserve, 1984; Commander, The Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem, 1985. Hospital service includes: Accredited Medical Practitioner, St Andrews Hospital, College Grove Hospital, Calvary Hospital North Adelaide and Modbury Hospital; Member of numerous advisory committees and administrative boards within hospitals. St Peter's Cathedral and other church service includes: Member of Council, 1987-1996 (nominated by the Archbishop); Dean's Warden, 1992-1996; Senior Steward, 1997-2001; Co-Chairman and Chairman, Community Gifts, Cathedral Restoration Appeal Committee, 1989-1992; Member of Council, St Barnabus Theological College, 1981-1999. Member, Aviation Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand, since 1993; Secretary, since 1997. Member of Board of Governors of St Peter's Collegiate Girls School, 1985-1996. Member, Lyceum Club of Adelaide, 1971-1999. Member, Queen Adelaide Club, since 1986. Member, Council of the Royal District Nursing Society, 1970-1994. SA Council of Professionals, 1981-1987. SA Medical Women's Society, since 1955. Australian Society for Geriatric medicine, since 1987. Walkerville Council Community Services Advisory Committee, 1990-1993. Member, Administrative Appeals Tribunal, since 1981. Author of 14 publications on health issues.
Linn OAM, Ms Mary Lorna (AD2012)
For service to the community of Thebarton, and to local government.
Secretary, Mile End Church of Christ and Co-operating Churches of West Adelaide, for approximately 8 years; Community Events organiser, for over 14 years. Secretary/Treasurer, Thebarton/West Torrens St John Auxiliary, for 14 years; Priory Vote of Thanks, 1981. Associated with the Pioneers Association when researching for the South Australian Jubilee 150 celebrations. Secretary, Australian Retired Persons Association Players, since 2001. Councillor, Town of Thebarton, 1985-1991. Council Delegate to the Thebarton History Advisory Board and the local Hospital Board.
Lipman OAM, Mrs Beryl (AD1978)
For services to the community and in particular to the Adelaide Children's Hospital.
Lipman AO AM ED, Dr Rex John (AD2008)
For service to the tourism and hospitality industry, particularly as a founder of the International College of Hotel Management and to education through support of learning opportunities for young people.
Dr Lipman was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in The Queen’s Birthday 1989 Honours List for his service to the banking industry and to the thoroughbred horse industry. The following summarises his service and achievements since then. Advancing professional training within the hospitality industry, in particular being the Co-Founder and inaugural Chief Executive, International College of Hotel Management, 1991-1999. Current Chief Executive Officer, Angas Travel and Professional Conference International; Founder, 1976; has organised language learning and cultural tours to Europe for Australian secondary school students and concert tours to Italy, France and England for Australian school orchestras and choirs, since the late 1980s. Author, The Anjou Trilogy (The Quetteville Diaries, The Countess of Anjou, and Noblesse Oblige). Author, Luck's Been a Lady. Author, When All Else Fails - Read the Instructions, 1998. Other awards include: Efficiency Decoration, for his long service as an officer in the Citizen Military Forces, 1951; served as Commanding Officer, Adelaide University Regiment.
Little OAM, Mrs Marie Therese (QB2006)
Service to people with disabilities through activities supporting participation in competitive sporting events.
Member, Executive Committee, International Sports Federation for People with Intellectual Disability, since 1988; Chair, Asia-South Pacific Regional Committee, since 1998; General-Secretary Asia-South Pacific, 1997-1998; International Education and Development Officer, 1991-1997. Member, Executive Committee, International Paralympic Committee, 1993-1997. Chairman, International League of Societies for Mental Handicap, 1989-1993. Convenor/Organiser, Australian Team to inaugural World Championships for Athletes with Intellectual Disability, Sweden, 1989. President, Australian Sport and Recreation Association for People with an Intellectual Disability, since 1986; Life Member. President, Australian Paralympic Committee, 1996-1998; Board Director, 1998-2001; Chef de Mission, Madrid 1992 Paralympic Games. Vice-President, Sydney Paralympic Organising Committee, 1994-1998; Chairman, International Relations Committee, 1997-1998; Member, Interim Committee, 1993-1994; Member, Bid Committee, 1991-1993. Executive Member, National Committee on Sport for Disabled (advisory committee to Federal Minister for Sport, Tourism and Territories), 1983-1989. Executive Member, Recreation Committee, ACROD (National Industry Association for Disability Services), 1985-1988. Vice-Chairman, SA State Disability Advisory Committee, since 2003. President, South Australian Sport and Recreation Association for People with Integration Difficulties, 1982-1987 and since 1999; Executive Officer, 1987-1999. Chairman, South Australian Paralympic Committee, 1998-2002; Member, South Australian Combined Appeal Committee (Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games), 2001. Member, Recreation Association for Disabled of South Australia, 1978-1986. Board Member, AIN KARIM (accommodation for people with intellectual disability), since 1982. Board Member, Phoenix Society (sheltered employment), 1980-1992. Executive Member, Committee on Rehabilitation for Disabled, ACROD South Australia, 1985-1992. Board Member, Hindmarsh Parish Council, since 2001. Current Member, Adelaide Crows Football Club. Board Member, North Adelaide Football Club, 1981-1985. Current Member, Somerton Park Probus Club; Secretary. Board Member, Duke of Edinburgh's Award State Committee, 1987-1996. Board Member, South Australia Volunteers Committee, 1988-1992. Volunteer, Anglicare Ian George Complex, Brompton, since 2004. Awards/recognition include: Australian Sports Medal, 2000. Centenary Medal, 2001. Inaugural Australian Paralympic Medal, Australian Paralympic Committee, 2002. Community Service Award, International Women's Day Committee, 2002. Inducted into South Australian Women's Roll of Honour for the 20th Century, 2001. Advance Australia Award, Outstanding Contribution to Sport and Recreation, 1995. 100 Years Women's Sufferage Award, SA Government, 1994. Equal Opportunity Achievement Award, 1993.
Little OAM, Mr Trevor Robert (QB2011)
For service to the thoroughbred horseracing industry in South Australia.
Committee Member, Mount Gambier Racing Club, 1967-2007; Chairman, 1982-1988; also served as Vice-President and Organiser, Mount Gambier June Carnival; Life Member, 1990. Founding Committee Member, South Australian Racing Clubs' Council, 1997-2002; Area Representative, South Australian Racing Club Association, for 15 years; Life Member, 1997. Mount Gambier Racing Club Delegate, Limestone Coast Thoroughbred Racing Association (formerly known as the South East District Racing Association), 1970-1999; Chairman, 1989-1998; Life Member, 2002. Current Assets Trustee, Mount Gambier Hunt Club; Committee
Llewellyn AM, Mr Richard Dutton (AD1994)
For service to people with disabilities.
Mr Llewellyn has made an extraordinary contribution to advancing the quality of life of disabled people in SA for many years; permanently and seriously disabled since 1957. Disability Adviser to the Premier of South Australia 1984-90. Played a unique role in the provision of high standard services for people with disabilities in SA. 1980-81 Member of the National and State Executive ACROD, the principal council in the disability field. He was instrumental in shaping policies on a range of consumer issues. Made a significant contributon to the International Year of Disabled Persons in 1981 and to the establishment of a number of organisations providing support for disabled people. Director of the Quadriplegic Association of SA 1991-92. Research Officer, SA Department of Transport since 1992.
Llewellyn-Smith AM, Dr Michael John (AD2013)
For significant service to local government through the promotion of city and state relations and planning.
Area Councillor, City of Adelaide, since 2010; City Manager, 1982-1994, City Planner, 1974-1981; Commissioner, City of Adelaide Planning Commission, 1977-1982. City Manager, City of Prospect, 1995-2002. Deputy City Planner, City of Sydney, 1971-1974. Prior to working with Local Government Dr Llewellyn-Smith worked as an architect/planner for the City of London and for McConnell Smith and Johnson in Sydney, and as a teacher at Sydney University. Founding Chairman, South Australian Local Government Consulting Association, 1999. Presiding Member, Development Assessment Commission, 2001-2008. Presiding Member, Major Developments Panel, 2001-2008. Managing Director, Llewellyns International Pty Ltd, since 1994. Deputy Member, Grand Prix Board, 1991-1994. Member, Bid Committee 1998 Commonwealth Games. Council Member, University of Adelaide; Board Member, School of Architecture and Urban Design. National President, Institute Municipal Management, 1995-1997. President, Institute Municipal Management (SA), 1993-1995; Councillor, 1989-1998. Vice-President, International City Management Association, 1993-1995; Member, Evaluation Committee; Member, Future of the Profession Committee, 1996-1997; Member, Conference Planning Committee, 1995-1996 and 1997-1998. President and Federal Councillor, Australian Institute of Management (SA), 1991-1992. President, Royal Australian Planning Institute (SA), 1977-1979; Federal Councillor, 1977-1980. Member, Australian Local Government Chief Executives Group, 1987; Member, International Forum of Chief Executives in Local Government, 1988. National President, Local Government Managers Australia, 1995-1997. President, Cambridge Society of South Australia, 2003-2005; Member, since 1992. Chair, University of Adelaide Alumni Association, 2002-2004.Governor, Scotch College, 1997-2001.Board Member, Adelaide Chamber Orchestra, 1987-1990. Life Fellow, Australian Institute of Architects. Life Fellow, Local Government Managers Australia. Life Fellow, Planning Institute Australia. Fellow, Australian Institute of Management (SA). Fellow, Institute Municipal Management (SA). Awards/recognition include: Mark E Keane International Award for Career Excellence, International City Management Association, 2002; for 30 years of distinguished service in the cities of London, Sydney, Adelaide and Prospect Order of Merit, Local Government Managers Australia, 2001. Chevalier, Sovereign Order of St John of Jerusalem, 2000. Graeme Dimond Memorial Award for Outstanding Leadership in Local Government, 1999. Carolyn Keane International Award for Programs for the Disadvantaged, 1998. 25 Years' Distinguished Service Award, International City Management Association, 1995.
Lloyd OAM, Mr David Graham (AD2007)
For service to the community, particularly through the Knights of the Southern Cross, and to the funeral industry.
National Secretary, Knights of the Southern Cross (Australia), 1997-2000; Deputy National President, 1993-1997. Current State Councillor, Knights of the Southern Cross (South Australia); State Chairman, 1992-1993; Branch Chairman, 1985-1987 and 2000-2004; Member, since 1983. Board Member, Southern Cross Care (South Australia), since 2002; Member, since 1983. President, Rotary Club of Morialta, 2004-2005; former Director; current Member, Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Committee, District 9520; Member, since 1992. Volunteer, Safer Communities Australia, since 2004. State President, Divisional Council, South Australia and Northern Territory Division, Australian Funeral Director's Association, 2002-2004; Member, National Council, 2002-2004; former Senior Vice-President; former Junior Vice-President; Member, since 1998. Current Member, Australian Institute of Embalming. Current Member, The British Institute of Embalming. Awards/recognition include: 'Knight of Merit', Knights of the Southern Cross (Australia), 2000. Paul Harris Fellowship, Rotary International, 2005.
Lloyd OAM, Mr Graham Neville (QB2007)
For service to youth through the Scouting movement and through the Uniting Church.
Assistant Scout Leader, Magill Scout Troop, 1975-1981, 1987-1994 and since 1997; Scout Leader, 1981-1986; Assistant Joey Scout Leader, 1994-1997; Member, Scouting movement, for over 40 years; involved in the organisation of Scout camps. Youth Volunteer, Spicer Uniting Church, Kids of the Uniting Church of Australia; assists with setting up camping equipment for the annual Camp Out; leads Kids Time during worship. Youth Volunteer, Morialta Uniting Church; teaches Sunday School and Youth Group; assists with the community Kid's Club; assists with setting up camping equipment for the annual Camp Out.
Lloyd OAM, Mr Mark Hugh (AD2008)
For service to the tourism and hospitality industry as a contributor to the development of the McLaren Vale region as a premium wine and food tourism destination, as a wine maker, and to the arts.
Proprietor, Coriole Vineyards, since 1980s; developer of new grape varieties; pioneer in the introduction of Italian plantings into region, particularly the sangiovese and nebbiolo varieties; promoter of new style wines, foods and regional products; venue for entertainment events, for the past 10 years; has also participated in and supported the South Australia Writers' Festival and the Poetry Unhinged Festival. Founder and Director, Coriole Music Festival, since 1999. Member, Premier's Food and Wine Council, for a number of years.
Lloyd AM, Mr Kenneth Brian (AD2010)
For service to arts administration in South Australia, particularly through the development of festivals and policy and program initiatives for regional communities.
Chief Executive Officer, Country Arts South Australia, since 1993. Leadership role in the development of events including the Regional Centre of Culture Program in 2008, and the Adelaide Festival of the Arts in 2000 and 2002. In partnership with the South Australian Tourism Commission, planned and staged the ‘Sounds Under the Southern Cross’ Year of the Outback Event, 2002. Involved in the development of the Port Lincoln Civic Centre, the Riddoch Art Gallery, the Barossa Art Gallery, the Murray Bridge Regional Art Gallery, the Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery, and the Cultural Precinct at Port Augusta. Involved in the redevelopment of the Berri Arts Centre and the TAFE Theatre at Whyalla, 2004. Deputy Director, Art Gallery of South Australia, 1992-1993; Administration Officer, 1980-1982. Deputy General Manager, State Theatre Company of South Australia, 1992. Chief Project Officer, Arts SA (formerly SA Department of Arts and Cultural Development), 1984-1992. Interim General Manager, State Theatre Company, for 6 months in the late 1990s. Interim General Manager, Adelaide Festival of the Arts, for 4 months in the late 1990s. Finance Officer, South Australian Department of Planning and Local Government, 1982-1984. Honorary National Secretary, Regional Arts Australia, since 1996; President, 2004; Member, since 1995. Involved in the Regional Arts Australia Biennial Conference. Advocate for regional arts funding; his lobbying has seen a significant increase in regional arts funding through the Commonwealth Government's Regional Arts Fund. Involved with the ‘Creative Volunteering’ nationally accredited training package, since 2002. Board Member, Riddoch Art Gallery, 2003. Board Member, Arts Services Australia Pty Ltd, since 1997. Board Member, South Australian Youth Arts, 1996-1998. Member, SALA Week Committee, 2001-2002. Member, Come Out Festival, 2001-2002. Member, Leigh Warren and Dancers, 2000-2003. Member, various Committees and Working Parties, South Australian Film Corporation, 1990-1999. Member, Living Health Cultural Advisory Committee, 1990-1992. Member, Adelaide Festival Economic Impact Study Steering Committee, 1990. Member, South Australian Film Industry Advisory Committee, 1990-1992. Member, South Australian Arts Finance Advisory Committee, 1985-1992. Provided Support and Strategic Assistance, Ananguku Arts and Culture Aboriginal Corporation, 1997-2000. Provided support and advice, Carclew Youth Arts Centre, 1989. Member, Review Group, Australian Council of the Arts,1996; Member, Regional Arts Panel; Member, Community Partnerships Scoping Study. Member, Film Industry Working Party, 1992. Member, Review of Regional Arts Development in South Australia, 1991. Member, South Australian Museums Review, 1990. Member, South Australian Youth Performing Arts Review, 1988. Member, South Australian Performing Arts Workshops and Storage Review, 1987. Member, South Australian Arts Funding Review, 1986. Awards/recognition include: Churchill Fellowship, The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust, 2007.
Lloyd OAM, Dr John Viner (QB2012)
For service to medicine in the field of haematology, to medical education, and to professional organisations.
Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) / Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science (IMVS) Director, Thrombosis/Haemostasis Section, Division of Haematology, IMVS, 1987-2007; Head, 1975-1987. Director, Transfusion Haemostasis Unit, Division of Haematology, IMVS, 1988-1996; Senior Haematologist, 1975-1989. Head, Haemophilia Centre, RAH/IMVS, 1975-1987. Chairman, Transfusion Committee, RAH, 1988-1999. Member, Research Review Committee, RAH, 1988-1992. Chairman, Library Committee, IMVS, 1983-1987. Clinical Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Adelaide; Member, Board of Examiners, 1990-1999; Member, Curriculum Committee, 1990-1996; Senior Clinical Lecturer, 1980-1993; Member, Post Graduate Committee in Medicine, since 1974. Examiner, MRACOG Examination, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 1985-1993. Grant Reviewer, National Health and Medical Research Council, 1984-1993. Member, Medical Advisory Board, World Federation of Haemophilia, 1996; Member, since 1982; Consultant on haemophilia and von Willebrand disorder; Member, Editorial Board, Haemophilia Forum, 1996. Member, International Society of Haemostasis and Thrombosis, since 1975. Inaugural Chair, Australian Haemophilia Centre Directors Organisation, 2001. Chairman, Australian Medical Advisory Panel, Haemophilia Foundation of Australia, 1997-1999; Chairman, Research Committee, 1992-1996. Member, National Blood Transfusion Committee, Australian Red Cross, 1991-1996; Chairman, Blood Transfusion Users Group, SA Division, 1996-1998; Chairman, Blood Transfusion Service Committee, SA Division, 1991-1996. Member, Clinical Advisory Group, Blood and Blood Products Committee, Australian Health Minister's Advisory Council, 1999. Vice-President, South Australia Division, Haemophilia Society of Australia, 1980-1991; Secretary, 1988-1990; National Member, since 1976. Organiser, Australian Thrombosis Haemostasis Group, 1980-1989. Member, Thalassaemia Society of South Australia, 1992-1999.
Lockett AM, Em Prof David Robert (QB2010)
For service to music as a concert pianist, educator and researcher, and as an advocate and supporter of Australian music and composers.
Concert Pianist, recitals and concert tours throughout Australia and at least 12 overseas countries with an emphasis on Australian composers. Has performed over 30 première performances of new works by Australian composers. Over 30 studio recordings in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore. Emeritus Professor, University of Adelaide, since, 2010; Elder Conservatorium of Music, Director, 1993-1996 and 2007-2009; Associate Dean and Head of Keyboard, 2005-2006; Associate Dean and Head, Bachelor of Music, 2002-2004; Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching, 1999-2001; Associate Professor in Piano, 1997-1998. Earlier academic roles at the University of New England, Armidale and the South Australian College of Advanced Education, 1973-1990. Presents lectures, master classes, workshops and lecture-demonstrations at academic institutions throughout Australia and in Asia, North America, Europe, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Professor Lockett has researched, performed and recorded the music of Australian composer the late Margaret Sutherland AO OBE for ABC Classics, and edited a volume of her complete piano works which was published in 2000. Member, International Advisory Board, Piano Teachers' National Association of Japan; Honorary Life Member, since 1989. Director, Australian Music Examinations Board (Federal), 2005-2008; Deputy Chair, 1997-1998; Federal Examiner, 1998-1999 and 2003-2008; Chair, Publications Committee and Cello Syllabus Review Panel. Chair, Australian Music Examinations Board (SA & NT), 2005-2008. Chair, Australian Music Examinations Board (SA), 1999-2002; Deputy Chair, SA State Board, 1997-1998; Member, SA State Board, 1989-1996; SA State Examiner, since 1977. Patron, Music Teachers' Association of South Australia, since 2002; Council Member, 1977-1979. President, Recitals Australia (formerly Australian Society for Keyboard Music), 2005-2006; Council Member, 1975-1980. Professor Lockett has sat on many Juries and Adjudication Panels including: - Chair of Jury, Australian National Piano Award, 2006; Jury Member, 2008. - Adjudication Panel, Symphony Australia Young Performers Award, 2007. - Adjudicator, Piano Teachers' National Association of Japan Competition, 2004. - Adjudicator, ABC Young Performer Awards. - Various community Eisteddfods and youth talent nights at locations such as Ballarat, Mt Isa, Broken Hill, Adelaide, and the City of Campbelltown. Awards/recognition include: Stephen Cole the Elder Prize for Excellence in Teaching, University of Adelaide, 1998.
Lockett OAM, Mrs Alison June (QB2012)
For service to the community through the Morialta Uniting Church.
Councillor, Morialta Uniting Church, since 1991; Member, since 1991. Conductor, Morning Choir, since 1997; Choir Member, 1991-1996. Convenor, Coffee Corner Program, since 1998. Community Outreach Team Leader, since 2006. Coordinator, Community Programs, 1998-2003. Leadership in the establishment of a Men’s Shed, from 1999. Representative, Morialta Community Programs Board, 1993-1997. Member, Kids Club Leadership Team, 1990-1992. Member, Schools Christian Education Program, 1992-1997. Chorus Member, State Opera of South Australia, 1983-1997.
Lockhead OAM, Chief Supt. John Henry (AD1987)
For public service with the South Australia Police Force.
Member, South Australia Police Force since 1957. Chief Superintendent 1984-86. Commanded a region of Adelaide Metropolitan Police District from 1984 introducing innovative crowd control programs. Former Commandant South Australia Police Academy. Awarded National Medal 1978.
Lockyer OAM, Mr Arnold Dew (AD1997)
For service to the community as a member of St. John Ambulance South Australia for over 50 years.
Mr Lockyer has been an active member of St. John Ambulance, South Australia, for over 50 years and he has held many executive positions. His voluntary work has involved teaching first aid, training cadets, lecturing and assisting the public by attending general community functions. He has applied his extensive knowledge of St. John to assisting the St. John Historical Society. Also an active member of the Railway Historical Society of South Australia.
Lodge OAM, Mr Barry Stewart (AD2008)
For service to the community through the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia.
National President, Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia, 1990-1994; Section President, 1978-1982; National Representative, for 11 years; Chair, Aviation Advisory Committee (section and national), for 15 years; Board Member, since 1974. Consultancy role in the evaluation and acquisition of a new aircraft type (Pilatus-PC12 aircraft), 1995; 18 aircraft now in operation across Australia; lead and launch customer and largest single fleet worldwide. Leader/participator in a range of inquiries into aircraft issues, including airspace changes and their impact on the safety of operations. Aviation Consultant – Operational Safety, 1997-2005; worked in Australia and in Europe. Director Flight Operations / Chief Pilot, National Jet Systems, 1992-1996. Examiner then Assistant General Manager - Safety Regulations, Department of Civil Aviation (now known as Civil Aviation Safety Authority), total period of employment spanned from 1970 to 1992. Pilot, Royal Australian Air Force, 1954-1970.
Logar OAM, Mrs Eileen Patricia (AD2006)
For service to the community of Gawler through church, sporting and ex service groups.
Volunteer, Gawler Retail Centre, St Vincent de Paul Society, for over 20 years. Current Member, Parish Pastoral Council, Catholic Parish of Saints Peter and Paul. Member, Gawler Catholic Women's League. Member, Gawler and Barossa Jockey Club, for over 18 years. Member, Gawler Sub-Branch, Returned and Services League of Australia. Volunteer, Gawler Health Service, since 1988.
Lomax-Smith AM, Hon Dr Jane Diane (AD2013)
For significant service to the Parliament and the community of South Australia.
Service to the Parliament of South Australia includes: - Member for Adelaide, 2002-2010. - Minister for Education, 2004-2010. - Minister for Tourism, 2002-2010. - Minister for Mental Health and Substance Abuse, 2008-2010. - Minister for Children's Services, 2004-2008. - Minister for Small Business, 2002-2004. - Minister for Science and Information Economy, 2002-2004. - Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education, 2002-2004. - Chair, Ministerial Council for Education, Early Childhood Development and Youth Affairs, 2009. - Member, Ministerial Council for Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs, 2002-2010. Lord Mayor of Adelaide, 1997-2000; Councillor, 1991-1997; Chair, Council of Capital City Lord Mayors, 2000. Founder and Director, Adelaide Pathology Partners, 1998-2002. Senior Pathologist, Clinpath Laboratories, 1995-1998. Senior Pathologist-in-Charge, Path Lab, 1994-1995. Senior Specialist Associate, Gramp Skin Pathology, 1991-1994. Senior Lecturer, Department of Pathology, Medical School, University of Adelaide; Senior Consultant Specialist (Pathology), Royal Adelaide Hospital. Visiting Staff Specialist, Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science, 1987-1991; Member, Library Committee 1978-1989. Numerous scientific publications and presentations. Chair, Board of the South Australian Museum, since 2011. Member, Academic Board, University College London (Australia), since 2011. Member, Board, Jam Factory Contemporary Craft and Desidn, since 2011. Chair, Australian Higher Education Base Funding Review, 2010-2011. Acting Director, Royal Institution Australia, 2010-2011. Convenor, Tourism Round Table for SA, 2004-2010. Member, National Member of Council, University of Adelaide, 1998-2000. Institute of Labour Studies, Flinders University, 2001-2009. Foundation Member, Governor's Leadership Foundation, 1998-2000. Chair, Inquiry into Early Childhood Services, 2004. Centenary of Federation Committee South Australia, 1998-2000. Electronics Industry Association SA, 1998-2000. Education Adelaide, 1998-2000. Member, Selection Committee for Rhodes Scholars Association (SA Branch), 1999-2000. Member, Board of Examiners, Faculty of Medicine, University of Adelaide, 1978-1991. Member, Board of Examiners, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Adelaide, 1986-1989. Member, Patawalonga Stormwater Catchment Management Board, 1995-1999.
Long AM, Assoc Prof Lesley Elizabeth (AD2010)
For service to medical administration, particularly in the area of nursing, to the education of nurses, and to clinical service planning.
Acting General Manager, Royal Adelaide Hospital, 2009; Director of Nursing, Anaesthesia, Allied Health and General Services, since 1998. Assistant Director of Nursing, Medical, Cancer and Cardiac Division, 1986-1993; Recruitment Coordinator, 1985-1986; Accreditation Coordinator, 1985; Senior Registered Nurse, Cardio Thoracic Recovery, 1983-1985; Registered Nurse, since 1970; Nurse Training, 1965-1970. Member and Hospital Representative, Board of Management, Joanna Briggs Institute, since 1998; Fellow, 2005. Current Member, Treatment Ethics Committee. Current Member, Operations Committee. Non-Medical Staff Representative, Board of Directors, 2004-2005. Member, Research Ethics Committee, 1985-1993. Hospital Representative, Hospitals and Health Services Association of South Australia Incorporated, 1986-1990. Involved in the negotiations and implementation of the Royal College of Nursing's (UK) Clinical Leadership Program in South Australia, since 2002. Current Member, South Australian Clinical Senate, SA Health. Currently involved in the development of clinical innovations such as the Nurse Sedationist Role and the Surgical Assistant Role. Involved in the concept of ‘Year of the Older Person’ which became known as TOPIC 7, seven key areas in the care of older people. Strategic Lead, Acute Specialist Services, Central Northern Adelaide Health Service, since 2005; Member, Research and Ethics Committee, for 2 years. Provided on-site coordination of nursing staff and bed availability for the Burns Unit and the Intensive Care Unit, after the Bali Bombings, 2002. Member, Casemix Clinical Advisory Committee, South Australian Health Commission. Involved in the Metropolitan Clinical Services Planning Study, 1997; and the Metropolitan Hospitals Planning Study, 1994. Nursing Director, Cancer Centre, 1993-1998. Current Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Nursing, University of Adelaide; Clinical Senior Lecturer, Clinical Nursing, since 2001. Current Member, Nursing Research, South Australian Health and Medical Advisory Research Council. Involved with Cancer Patient Journal Study Research Grant, Cancer Council South Australia, 2005-2006. Member, Institute of Medical and Veterinary Sciences Council, until its disbandment in 2008. Author, Co-Author and Presenter on a range on topics including leadership, quality, research and health care services; Delivered the Joan Durdin Oration, 1998. Member, Royal College of Nursing Australia. Awards/recognition include: Human Resources Achievement Award, in recognition of the success of the Clinical Leadership Program, Office of Public Employment, 2006. South Australian Nursing Excellence Award, for Nursing Leadership, SA Health, 2003.
Longmire OAM, Mr Lyndon William John (QB1988)
For service to local government.
Councillor, District Council of Spalding since 1967. Deputy Chairman two years, Chairman since 1974. Instigator of Tidy town Committee, Spalding and District Development Committee and Pre-School Centre. Held executive positions on many local organisations.
Longmire OAM, Mr Robert Russell (QB1997)
For service to the community, particularly through the Ryder Cheshire Foundation of South Australia.
Has been a Foundation member of the South Australian Ryder-Cheshire Foundation from 1970. Since 1981, he has served as Vice-President of the Australian Association of Ryder-Cheshire Foundations. Mr Longmire began in 1977 to arrange for transparencies from the paintings of young Australian and famous overseas artists to be made into Christmas cards which he has printed and sold as a fund-raising activity for the Ryder-Cheshire Foundation. Over a million cards have been sold and the substantial funds raised have been used to maintain a home in India for leprosy, cerebral palsy and tuberculosis patients and also to assist orphans.
Lonzar OAM, Mr George Antonio (QB1985)
For service to conservation and to tourism.
Ranger in Charge, National Parks and Wildlife Service (South Australia) 1950 to retirement 1983. Developed Flinders Chase into an important tourist attraction. Has been extensively involved with Kangaroo Island community through his church, local fire service, local tourism association and coast guard among other organisations.
Looker OAM, Mr Timothy David (AD2003)
For service to youth through the development of outdoor recreation and camping programmes through the YMCA of South Australia.
YMCA of South Australia: Volunteer and member, since 1965. Voluntary leader,, since 1968 - kids clubs and gymnastics coach. Youth representative on Glenelg Board 1970-1972. Founder Y West Branch YMCA (Adelaide's Western Suburbs). YMCA Explorer and Camp Organiser. Voluntary camp leader, since 1970;. leading Branch camps. Board member (South Australia), 1982-2000; Vice-President, for 2 years. Founder and Chairperson of Camping Committee. Significantly involved in the development of the Outdoor Recreation Programme and Camping Programmes; established an overseas network that resulted in the establishment of the International Leadership Exchange Programme; coordinated the programmes on a voluntary basis for many years. Responsible for developing policies and manuals which are still used today. Represented YMCA overseas in Sweden 1983 and 1989, and Sri Lanka 1989. Executive Member, Camping Association of South Australia, 1980-1983. Member, City of Henley and Grange Youth Advisory Committee, 1982. Deputy Member, Teachers Registration Board, since 2000.
Lord OAM, Mrs Audrey Claire (QB2003)
For service to the community, particularly through the Royal Adelaide Hospital Auxiliary, the Anglican Church and care for the ageing.
Royal Adelaide Hospital Auxiliary: President, 1982-1992; member, Executive Committee, since 1978; volunteer, since 1968; continued as weekly worker until 1996. Life Member, 1997. St Theodore's Anglican Church Toorak Gardens: Provides flowers, polishes silver and brass, care of interior and linen; member, Women's Auxiliary of the Anglican Board of Mission Australia; Leader in Mothers' Union; initiated evening group. The Cottage Homes: Member of Committee, since 1978. Awards include: Burnside Senior Citizen of the Year, 2000.
Lord OAM, Mrs Pamela Scott (AD2009)
For service to the community of Broken Hill, particularly through the Broken Hill Base Hospital and the Royal Flying Doctor Service Women's Auxiliary.
Royal Flying Doctor Service Volunteer, Broken Hill Base Hospital. Has been visiting patients at the Broken Hill Base Hospital for over 40 years, the last 20 years on a weekly basis; provides basic essentials to patients (usually without recompense) and services (such as letter writing, telephone calls, shopping etc), especially to Royal Flying Doctor Service patients who have little or no support; this commitment involves a round trip of over 100 kilometres from her station property. President, Royal Flying Doctor Service Women's Auxiliary, 1972-1974 and 1982-1983; Delegate to Royal Flying Doctor Service Council; served in various executive positions; Member, since 1965; Life Member, 1996.
Lord OAM, Ms Felicity Anne (AD2014)
For service to the community through the promotion of equal opportunities for women.
President, Graduate Women South Australia (GWSA), 2008-2009; Vice-President, 2006-2007 and since 2010, Secretary; 2004-2006; Member, since 2003; Editor, GWSA Newsletter, 2006-2010; Disbursements volunteer, GWSA Trust Fund, 2002-2010. Convenor, GWSA Standing Committee on the Status of Women, since 2001. National Convenor; Standing Committee on the Status of Women, Federation of Graduate Women in Australia, 2006-2009. President, Women's Electoral Lobby SA, since 2110; Newspaper Editor, 1983-1991; Member, since 1976; South Australian Representative, National Executive, Women's Electoral Lobby (WEL), for many years; Delegate, International Women’s Day Committee (SA) Inc, 1995-2001; President of that Committee, 1996-2001. Vice-President, SA Status of Women Committee, United Nations Association Australia, since 2010; Member (as GWSA Delegate), since 2006. Chair, Women's Information Service SA Support Group, since 2000; Member (as GWSA Delegate), since 1996. Member, Older Women’s Advisory Committee, since 2008. Board Member, SA Women’s Studies Resource Centre, since 2010; Member (as GWSA Delegate), since 1998. Justice of the Peace, South Australia, since 2010. Member, Royal Association of Justices in South Australia, since 2010. Awards/recognition include: Centenary Medal, 2001.
Lorimer OAM, Mr Peter Wayne (2003)
For service through the provision of medical assistance to the victims of the bombings which occurred in Bali on 12 October 2002.
Lovering AO, Prof John Francis (QB1993)
For service to education and geology, particularly through Antarctic scientific research.
Inaugural Chairman Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC) 1985-89, playing pivotal role in refocusing Australian Antarctic scientific research through landmark study and report "Australia's Antarctic Science Programme" and innovative support for more effective involvement scientists. Distinguished career in research, teaching and leadership in the earth sciences. Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Geology Flinders University of SA since 1987; instrumental key developments in Engineering and Information Technology. Vice-Chancellor University of Melbourne 1985-87; Professor Geology 1969-87. President 1985-87 Board International Geological Correlation Program UNESCO Paris. Vice-President International Union Geological Sciences since 1990.
Lowrie AM, Mr Neil William (QB2012)
For service to the community through executive roles with residential aged care service providers, to the law, and to the Uniting Church in South Australia.
Chairman, Eldercare, 1988-2009; Board Member, since 1988; operated by the United Church. Judge, South Australian District Court, 1985-2004. Partner, Olsson and Lowrie, for 20 years. Board Member, Service to Youth Council, for many years. Board Member, Townsend House, 1969-1981; Life Member. Volunteer worker, Catherine House shelter for homeless women.
Lucas OAM, Mrs Marika (QB1996)
For service to the Greek community, particularly as President of the Greek Women's Society of South Australia.
Since 1964 Mrs Lucas has been President of the Greek Women's Society of South Australia. She helped establish the Greek Women's Centre at Woodwood in Adelaide 10 years ago. Mrs Lucas helps organise the Grecian Ball in South Australia which raises funds for Church furnishings. She has also helped raise funds for the Red Cross and Salvation Army. She has served on the executive committee of the Greek Orthodox Community in Adelaide for many years. Represented the Greek community on the Good Neighbour Council and the Lady Mayoress' Committee.
Lucas OAM, Mr Ralph Mervyn (QB1998)
For service to floriculture in SA as a grower, administrator and judge.
Senior Judge, Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society Floraculture Show for many years. Has served on the Committee of the SA Gladiolus Society for more than 40 years, President 1970-1977, Secretary 1957-1977, Show Secretary since 1977, and he is a Life Member. Served as the Editor, Australian Gladiolus Annual, 1969-1976. Mr Lucas was the President, Rose Society of South Australia, 1982-1984, Treasurer since 1984 and is Life Member. Was the Treasurer, Australian Camellia Research Society in the early 1970s, and has continued as Show Organiser since 1980. Currently, he is Show Secretary, Chrysanthemum Society, Life Member, and was a former President and Secretary. Selected as Gladiolus Commonwealth Champion (which calls for three formal Gladiolus) in 1966, 1970, 1986, 1987 and 1989. Qualified Dahlia, Daffodil and Sweet Pea Judge.
Luck OAM, Mrs Esme Jean (AD2001)
For service to the community of Mount Barker and district, particularly in the area of aged welfare.
Mount Barker District Homes - Sash Ferguson Hostel: regular visitor to the residents within the Hostel. Chairperson, Hostel Social Club and the Hostel's residents' meetings. Organises open days, teaches handicrafts and arranges trips for elderly persons. Organises a community singing group once a week for the residents. Mount Barker Day Club (for the over 50s): established the Club in response to a request from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs. Organises entertainment, social outings, train and bus trips and social gatherings. Christmas Luncheon: with the assistance of the Mount Barker Council, local businesses and volunteers, Mrs Luck established an annual Christmas Luncheon for those in the district who would otherwise have no-one to share this time of year. Mount Barker Croquet Club: served as President for over 20 years. She organised state-wide tournaments and refereed at local and regional levels. She is a member of the Town Hall Committee and the RSL Ladies Auxiliary. Chosen as the Mount Barker ‘Citizen of the Year’, 1999.
Luckraft OAM, Mr Douglas Raymond (QB2004)
For service to sport, particularly to table tennis as a player, umpire, official and administrator.
Great Flinders Table Tennis Association: President, for over 29 years; Secretary, for 3 years; Tournament manager, for over 35 years; Member, since 1950; Life Member, 1980. South Australian Table Tennis Association: Life Member, 2000; SA Delegate to Table Tennis Umpires Association. for over 8 years. Wanilla Table Tennis Club: Involved in Club’s formation, 1974; Captain, for 3 years, Vice-Captain, for 7 years, Association Delegate, for over 17 years. Umpire, World Masters Games, Melbourne, 2002. Umpire, US Professional Tour Championships, 2001. Umpire, Oceania Championships, 2000. Umpire, Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games. Umpired National, International and World Veterans Table Tennis Championships. Umpire, World Championships,1999. Referee, Youth Championships,1990. Referee, Senior Championships,1991. Referee, Australian Junior Championships,1987. Port Lincoln Football League: Goal Umpire, for over 22 years; Life Member, 1996; Umpires' Association Life Member, 1993. Kirton Bowling Club: President, 1995-1997; National Bowls Umpire, since 1988. Port Lincoln Croquet Club: Secretary, for 13 years; Tournament Manager, for 14 years, Club Referee, for 5 years.
Lucy AM, Mr Jeffrey John (AD2001)
For service to the accounting profession, particularly through the Institute of Chartered Accountants, to the business sector as an adviser on corporate law and taxation reform, and to the community.
National President, Institute of Chartered Accountants, 1994-1995, and council member, 1989-1995. Involved in the introduction of the 'professional year' into Commerce courses (allowing students to train as Chartered Accountants whilst working in the industry). Advocated global accounting standards. Chairman, Vision 2020 Taskforce (reviewed the direction and progress of the Institute) in 1997. Chairman, (South Australian Division) Institute of Chartered Accountants, 1991-1992; and Council member for many years and member of numerous sub-committees. Advocated the need for tax reform, and is supportive of small business. He served as the State Secretary, Taxation Institute of Australia, 1983-1994. Positions held include: currently Managing Partner, Price Waterhouse and Coopers (Adelaide) and Head of Assurance and Business Advisory Practice. Previously Founding Partner, Lucy Noske and Lewis. Member, Legal Practitioners Conduct Board. Member, Business Regulation Advisory Group. Member, Financial Reporting Council. Member, Archbishop's Appeal for the Needy Committee since 1996 and Chairman of the Corporate Sub-committee. Member, Royal Adelaide Hospital Research Fund for the past five years.
Lukin OAM, Mr Dinko (Dean) (AD1985)
For service to the sport of weightlifting.
Luks OAM, Mr Albert Peter (AD2001)
For service to the Latvian community, particularly through the Latvian Relief Society ‘Daugavas Vanagi’.
Mr Luks has been a member of the Adelaide Branch of the Latvian Relief Society ‘Daugavas Vanagi’ since 1952 and has served as the Branch's President for 13 years. The Society provides assistance to Latvian families in Latvia, and assists members of the Latvian community in Australia in the following ways: visiting the elderly in homes, hospitals and nursing homes; organising and attending funerals; assisting with the preparation of wills; counselling; and organising cultural concerts. Mr Luks has served the wider community as a Justice of the Peace for the past 26 years.
Lunn QC AM, Mr Robert Martin (QB2013)
For significant service to the judiciary of South Australia, particularly as the author of texts relating to civil procedure and criminal law, and to the community.
Master, Supreme Court of South Australia, 1984-1989 and 2004-2013; Contributor, Joint Rules Committee, for many years. Judge, District Court of South Australia, 1989-2004. Appointed Queen's Counsel, 1983. Treasurer, South Australian Bar Association, 1978-1983. Presenter, Continuing Professional Development Program, Law Society of South Australia, 1978, 1982, 1985, 1986 and 2006. Author, Civil Procedure in South Australia, 1987; revised 1992. Author, Criminal Law - South Australia, 1990. Member, Commission for Mission, 1991-1996; Member, Property Trust, Synod of South Australia, Uniting Church in Australia, 1977-1999. Member, Rostrevor Baptist Church. Board Member, Baptist Care SA.
Lusis OAM, Mr Ilmars (QB1998)
For service to the Latvian community of SA.
Served as Chairman, Association of Latvian Organisations in South Australia Incorporated, 1984-1987 and 1994-1996; Vice President for South Australia, Latvian Federation in Australia and New Zealand, 1984-1987 and 1994-1996. Mr Lusis is the Founding Chairman, Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Australia Inc since 1994; Australian Representative, Latvian Development Agency since 1996; Chairman of the Latvian Co-operative Society Limited for many years. Currently serves as the Chairman of the Latvian Community Centre in Adelaide. He was a founder of the 14th Adelaide (Latvian) Scout Group in 1948. Committee Member, Latvian Educational Advancement Cooperative DZINTARI Youth Camp, 1983-1988; Church Elder, St Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Wayville, 1980-1994. Member of Organising Committee for several Australian Latvian Arts Festivals and was Financial Administrator in 1991 and 1996; Founding Member Adelaide Latvian folk dancing group JANDALINS in 1949. Honoured with Life Membership, Global Latvian Relief Society.
Lusis OAM, Mrs Jolanta (AD2011)
For service to the Baltic communities of South Australia.
President, Baltic Council of South Australia, 1999, 2002, 2005 and 2008; Secretary/Treasurer, 1995-1998, 2000-2001, 2003-2004, 2006-2007 and since 2009; Member, since 1994. Organiser, Annual National Day of Mourning for the Latvian, Estonian and Lithuanian Communities, since 1992. Assistant to the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Latvia to South Australia, 1992-1996 and since 2000. Secretary, Latvian Chamber of Commerce, since 2007; Founding Member, since 1994. Chairperson, Cultural Section, Latvian Federation of Australia and New Zealand, 1994-1997 and 2002-2005. Coordinator, Australian Latvian Arts Festival, Adelaide, 1991 and 1996. Member, ‘Dzintari’ Latvian Camp, Latvian Educational Advancement Co-operative Society. Member, Parents and Friends of the After-Hours Latvian School, 1970. Board Member, Latvian Lutheran Church, 1965-1970. Member, Lions Club of Goodwood, since 1979; Board Member, Ladies Auxiliary, ongoing.
Lutwyche OAM, Staff Sgt Barry John (QB1987)
For service to the Australian Army in the field of survey mapping.
Commenced service as a National Serviceman in 1967, saw operational service in Vietnam and was discharged in 1969 on completion of his obligation. He re-enlisted in the Australian Regular Army in 1972 and was allotted to the Royal Australian Survey Corps. He has since served in a number of units including service in Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu. He is currently posted to the 4th Field Survey Squadron in Adelaide.
Luzny OAM, Mrs Krystyna (QB2005)
For service to the Polish community in Australia through a range of cultural, historical and ex-Service organisations.
Current Honorary Treasurer, Federation of Polish Women in Australia and New Zealand. Executive Member, Federation of Polish Organisations in Australia, 1983-1996. Current Honorary Treasurer, Polish Women's Association of SA; Honorary Secretary; Co-founder, 1953; Member, since 1953. Member, Organising Committee, POL-ART Festival, Adelaide, 1981 and 1994. Chair, Polish Committee, Migration Museum, Adelaide, since 1983. Curator, Polish Hill River Church Museum, since 1995. Member, Committee, Museum of Polish Settlement in Australia - Polish Hill River Church Museum. Honorary Secretary, Polish Home Army Ex-Servicemen and Women Association, SA, since 1982. Member, Committee, Polish Seniors' Hostel. Co-founder, Coordinating Committee, Polish Link with Seniors. Co-editor, Seniors Voice magazine, for the past 16 years. Awards/recognition include: Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland, Class IV in 1994, and Class V in 2000.
Lyddon OAM, Mr Thomas Gilbert (QB1980)
For community service.
Lydeamore OAM, Mr Murray Raymond (QB2004)
For service to the community as chaplain and welfare coordinator to elite athletes in Australia.
Chaplaincy Coordinator (SA), Sports and Leisure Ministry Inc, since 1987. Chaplaincy Coordinator, South Australian Sports Institute, since 1996. Welfare Coordinator, Australian Paralympic Committee, since 2000; Team Chaplain, Australian Paralympic Team, 2000. Chaplain/Technical Officer, Triathlon South Australia. Chaplain, Goodwill Games, 2001. Chaplain, Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. Australian Delegate, World Congress on Sport, Seoul, Korea, 1988. Lecturer, Sports Chaplaincy, SLM Chaplaincy Summer Schools. Cycling: Chaplain, Track Cycling Unit, Australian Institute of Sport, since 1996. Team Support/Chaplain, SA State Cycling Track Teams, SA State Junior Road Teams and Junior Development Squad. Chaplain, South Australian Cycling Federation. Chaplain, 1997 World Track Cycling Titles, Perth. Chaplain/Team Manager/Rider, Endurance Teams (Bike for Bibles), since 1991. Chaplain/Team Manager/Rider, ‘Wheels Around the World’ International Team, 1996. Basketball: Chaplain/Team Manager, Gawler District, 1983-1996. Volleyball: Chaplain/Team Manager, local, interstate and international tours, 1984-1990; Chaplain, SA State League Club, 1983-1985.