Radcliffe AM, Dr John Clive (QB2001)
For service to agricultural science policy and land and resource management through the dissemination of scientific knowledge in support of sustainable development, biosafety, and the conservation of agricultural biodiversity.
Service in Agricultural Science: SA Chairman, The Crawford Fund since 2000 (supporting international agricultural research). Member, SA Arid Areas Catchment Water Management Board since 2000. Chairman, Executive Council, CAB International 1997-2000 (CABI is an international, intergovernmental not-for-profit organisation established by its 40-member countries with a mission to help improves human welfare worldwide). Member, National Land and Water Resources Audit Council since 1997. Deputy Chief Executive, CSIRO, responsible for Research into environment and natural resource, line management of seven Divisions and corporate human resources function, 1996-1999. Director, Institute of Plant Production and Processing, CSIRO, 1993-1996. Chairman, 1993-1997, and Foundation Chief Executive Officer of South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), 1992-1993. Director-General of Agriculture, SA, 1985-1992. CSIRO representative on Standing Committee on Agriculture and Resource Management, 1993-1999. SA representative from 1985-1993, Chairman 1992-1993. Active with development of National Innovation Strategy for Agriculture, 1994-96. Strategy adopted by National Farmers' Federation in 1995. Chair, Coordinating Committee on Agricultural Chemicals, 1989-1992. Commissioner, Murray Darling Basin Commission, 1992-1993. Chairman, Standing Committee on Soil Conservation. Chairman, Egg Industry Research Council, 1986-1989. Professional Associations: Fellow, Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering. Fellow, Australian Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology. Fellow, Australian Society of Animal Production.
Radford OAM, Mr Gary Arnold (QB1986)
For service to the community.
Major contributor of time and finance to many Broken Hill welfare, charitable and youth organisations including Legacy, Scouts Association, Apex, Lifeline, Jaycees, Salvation Army, Broken Hill Speedboat Club and Basketball Association.
Radford AM, Mr Ronald Warwick (QB2003)
For service to arts administration, particularly as Director of the Art Gallery of South Australia and by initiating appreciation of Australian artists and their work within the community.
Art Gallery of South Australia: Director, since 1991; Senior Curator, European and Australian Art, 1989-1991; Curator European and Australian Paintings and Sculptures, 1980-1988; Curator of the national bicentennial touring exhibition The Great Australian Art Exhibition 1788-1988, 1988. University of Adelaide: Affiliate Professor, since 2001. Australian Commissioner for the Venice Biennale of Art, 1999. Ballarat Fine Art Gallery: Director, 1973-1980. National Gallery of Victoria: Education Officer, 1971-1972. Australia Council: Member, 1997-2001; Chairman, Visual Arts/Craft Board, 1997-2001. National Portrait Gallery Board: Deputy Chairman, since 2001; Inaugural Member, 1997-2000. Centre for British Studies, University of Adelaide: Member, Board of Management, 1991-1998. Council of Australian Art Museum Directors: Chairman, 1993-1996; Member, since 1991. Heritage Collections Committee (Commonwealth Government Committee): Member, 1994-1996. Visual Arts/Crafts Board Australia Council: Member, International Committee, 1991-1994; Member, Exhibitions and Access Commission, 1988-1990. Art Museums Association of Australia: South Australian Representative, 1982-1984; Victorian Representative, 1976-1979. Australian Gallery Directors Council: Deputy Chairman, 1977-1978; Member, 1976-1980. Regional Galleries Association of Victoria: Chairman, Conservation Laboratory Committee, 1977-1980. Ballarat College of Advanced Education: Council Member, 1977-1980. Awards include: Fellowship in British Art, Yale Centre for British Art, Yale University, 1990. Huntington Research Fellowship, Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino, 1990. Churchill Fellowship, Courtauld Institute, 1989. Visual Arts Board of the Australia Council Senior Travel Award, 1983.
Radin OAM, Mr Kosta Athan (QB1991)
For service to the Macedonian community in South Australia.
Member, Macedonian Orthodox Community SA since 1951. President on 20 occasions. Implemented ethnic school, literature and cultural society, events for youth, a folk dancing group and formed the Macedonian Youth Group in 1978. Established a welfare service in early 1980s to assist young people with social and health problems. Chairman of Human Rights Subcommittee and member of Management Committee. Life Member 1984. Represented the community on Good Neighbour Council, Ethnic Communities Council, Migrant Resources Centre.
Raffen OAM, Sister Shirley Mabel (QB1999)
For service to nursing and to the community, particularly through the Mary Potter Hospice.
A religious sister of the Little Company of Mary, Sister Shirley graduated as a nurse in 1954. She was appointed by her Order to the voluntary position of Coordinator of Volunteers and Hospice Volunteers at Calvary Hospital and Mary Potter Hospice, and she has held this position for the past 8 years. Sister Shirley has also worked in the areas of general nursing, midwifery, child health, community health, surgery, pastoral care in hospitals, and missionary work in the Little Company of Mary Health Facility in Beunos Aires.
Raggatt OAM, Mr Jack Ian (AD2005)
For service to the community, particularly through organisations providing support for older people.
Current Assistant Secretary and Vice-President, Brighton Branch, National Seniors Association; Public Relations Officer, for 2 years; Assistant Treasurer, for the last 12 months; current Safety Officer; Committee Member, since 2001. Current Representative, Brighton Branch National Seniors Association, COTA National Seniors State Policy Council. Secretary, Marino Probus Club, since 1996; President, 1995-1996; recent Life Member. Runs computer classes to assist members of Marino Probus Club, Kingston Park Ladies Probus Club and the Brighton Branch, National Seniors Association. Zone representative, Morphettville Neighbourhood Watch, for the last 3 years. Council Member, Klemzig Primary School Parents and Friends Committee, 1965-1973; has also served as President.
Ragless OAM, Mr Richard William (QB1989)
For service to the community.
Leading figure in the planning and presentation of the bicentenary "Qantas Opera in the Outback", Secretary, Beltana Progress Association over 20 years. Committee member and Chairman, Far Northern Development Association 1968-85. Inaugural member of Federal and State Isolated Children's Parents' Association since 1971.
Rajkowski OAM, Ms Pamela Apolonia (QB2008)
For service to the community through research into the history of the Afghan and Aboriginal cameleers in Australia.
Author, In the Tracks of the Camelmen, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1987; Ms Rajkowski travelled extensively in 6 states to research, interview and visit places relevant to the history of the Afghan cameleers and Afghan Aboriginal families and communities, 1979-1986. Author, Linden Girl: a story of outlawed lives, University of Western Australia Press, 1995; Ms Rajkowski researched, interviewed, visited places in WA and SA for Afghan cameleers and Aboriginal history. Organiser, community events, reunions, cultural festival for Afghan and Aboriginal cameleers’ descendants to provide knowledge and pride in their heritage and contribution; events for Afghan refugees. Member Writing Right, (Writers Club), SA; SA Writers Centre. Curriculum Officer, Department of Education and Children's Services SA, role focused on Sexuality HIV/AIDS education, and HIV/AIDS education Aboriginal perspectives. Teacher, Occupational Health and Safety Representative at Reynella East High School and Primary School campus, and for the schools of the southern district of the Education Department.
Ralston AM, Mrs Margaret Mary (AD2001)
For service to amateur and professional sport, particularly in South Australia, as an administrator and journalist.
Mrs Ralston has been a leader in sporting fields in South Australia for many years. Executive Director, SA Olympic Council (since 1994). Consultant to the SA Government's Prepared to Win Program (since 1994). Member, SA Division, Australian Olympic Team Fund Appeal (1984, 1988). Board Member, SA Sports Institute (1983-1990). Chairperson, Adelaide Quit Lightning. Former Board member, SA Swimming Association (late 1970s). Public Relations Officer and member, SA Baseball Association. Foundation Member, SA Sportswoman's Association. Former State Executive Director and National Executive Director, Sportswomen's Association of Australia. Sports journalism: Sports Editor, News Sport (1991). Chief of Staff, News Sport (1991). Associate Editor, Sports Magazine (1989-1991). Senior sports writer, The News and Mail (1986-1989). Sports journalist, SA Sports Weekly (1975-1986). Received the Award for Outstanding Service to Australian Sport from the Confederation of Australian Sports.
Ralston AO, Prof John (QB2008)
For service to science and to scientific research, particularly in the field of physical chemistry and minerals processing, to education and to the creation and application of new scientific knowledge to industry.
Foundation Director, Ian Wark Research Institute, since 1994; involved in solving complex industry problems through the application of science and technology in the fields of bio and polymer interfaces, colloids and nanostructures, materials and environmental surface science and minerals processing. Inaugural Director, Australian Mineral Science Research Institute, since 2006; a collaborative project between the Universities of South Australia, Queensland, Newcastle and Melbourne and industry partners with its headquarters at the Ian Wark Research Institute. Director, Australian Research Council’s Special Research Centre for Particle and Material Interfaces, at the University of South Australia, since 2000. Director, Centre for Nano and Biomaterials, Department of Education, Science and Training, since 2003. Member, South Australian Science and Research Council, Office of the Premier of South Australia. Member, Collaborative Research Grants Panel, 1992-1996. Member, Chemistry Sciences Panel, Australian Research Council, 1990-1992. Inaugural Laureate Professor, Physical Chemistry and Minerals Processing, University of South Australia, since 2005; Professor, Chemical Technology, since 1984; also involved in the supervision of approximately 60 PhD research students over the past 20 years. Visiting Professor, University of Bristol (UK), 1999-2000; Visiting Lecturer, 1978. Visiting Professor, South African Chamber of Mines, 1998. Founder and Head, Centre for Colloid and Interface Science, Swinburne University, 1980-1983; Lecturer, 1970-1971 and 1974-1977. Member, Editorial Board, Colloids and Surface Engineering book series, since 1995; and Minerals Engineering Journal, since 1987. Author of over 260 refereed journal articles, textbook chapters, conference papers, industry reports and several patents. Current Council Member, International Association of Colloid and Interface Scientists. Council Member, Australian Academy of Science, 2006; awarded Fellowship, 2005. President, Physical and Biophysical Chemistry Division, International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, 2002-2004; Chairman, Commission of Colloid and Surface Chemicals (Catalysis); Chairman, Sub-committees and a steering committee, 1990-1992. Member, Collaborative Research Grants Panel, 1992-1996. Member, Chemical Sciences Panel, Australian Research Council, 1990-1992. Co-Founder and Committee Member, Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry, Royal Australian Chemical Institute, for 3 years; Chair, Physical Chemistry Group, 1981-1983; Member, 1976-1980. Current Member, College of Reviewers, Canada Research Chairs Committee. Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, 1993. Fellow, Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI), 1984; Member, since 1975. Awards/recognition include: Centenary Medal, 2001. South Australian of the Year, 2007. Inaugural Scientist of the Year, South Australian Science Excellence Awards, 2007. South Australian Science Excellence Award for Research Leadership, 2006. Chemeca Medal for Outstanding Service and Contribution to Chemical Engineering, 2006. Australian Mining magazine Inaugural Award for Most Outstanding Contribution to Mining, 2006. Honorable Professor, Tianjin University, People's Republic of China, 2006. A E Alexander Memorial Lecturer, Royal Australian Chemical Institute, 2005. Australasian Lectureship in Chemistry, Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University, 1997. R K Murphy Medal in Industrial Chemistry/Chemical Engineering, RACI, 1995. Senior Fulbright Fellowship, 1986; and Grimwade Prize, University of Melbourne, 1982.
Ramsay AO, Mrs Diana May (AD1992)
For service to the arts, particularly the Art Gallery of South Australia and the Australian Ballet, and to the community.
Mrs Diana Ramsay has been a tireless supporter of community organisations and the broad spectrum of the arts in SA and has attended performances of music, dance, opera and the theatre, and the major cultural institutions over many years. Mr and Mrs Ramsay have been generous benefactors and active supporters of the Art Gallery of SA since the early 1970s. Mrs Ramsay is a Founding Member of the Gallery Foundation, her husband has donated works by his uncle, the significant Australian artist Hugh Ramsay, and together they have established a major capital fund for the acquisition of important works. The State Opera of SA is among the cultural organisations which have benefited from the Ramsays' support. Since the company was established in 1976 they have provided ongoing and substantial support, including funding to institute the surtitling of productions. Mr and Mrs Ramsay have also been associated with the Australian Ballet since 1986, commissioning new work and establishing a fund to support special initiatives of the ballet. They have also made possible a fellowship for surgeons in provincial areas through the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
Ramsay AO, Mr James Stewart (AD1992)
For service to the arts, particularly the Art Gallery of South Australia and the Australian Ballet, and to the community.
Mr James Ramsay has been a tireless supporter of community organisations and the broad spectrum of the arts in SA and has attended performances of music, dance, opera and the theatre, and the major cultural institutions over many years. Mr and Mrs Ramsay have been generous benefactors and active supporters of the Art Gallery of SA since the early 1970s. Mrs Ramsay is a Founding Member of the Gallery Foundation, her husband has donated works by his uncle, the significant Australian artist Hugh Ramsay, and together they have established a major capital fund for the acquisition of important works. The State Opera of SA is among the cultural organisations which have benefited from the Ramsays' support. Since the company was established in 1976 they have provided ongoing and substantial support, including funding to institute the surtitling of productions. Mr and Mrs Ramsay have also been associated with the Australian Ballet since 1986, commissioning new work and establishing a fund to support special initiatives of the ballet. They have also made possible a fellowship for surgeons in provincial areas through the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
Ramsay OAM, Mr Ian Malcolm Leslie (AD1998)
For service to the community as a volunteer with the Department of Family and Community Services, and in particular for his involvement with the Central Western Work Programme.
Mr Ramsay has been a volunteer with the Department of Family and Community Services for many years. In 1980, he formed the Central Western Work Programme within the Department. The programme aims to place offenders into employment as soon as possible after their release from correctional facilities and provides assistance with housing, food requirements, clothing, transport and social advice and income support. Mr Ramsay visits youth detention centres every week to offer the programme. In 1987, he was involved in establishing the Police Call Out Team providing volunteers who attend police interviews when no one else is available to assist a detained youth.
Ramsay OAM, Miss Margaret Joan (QB1994)
For service to veterans through the Returned and Services League (SA Branch).
Miss Ramsay is the Office Manager/Appeals Organiser of the SA Branch of the R&SL of Australia. She is also the Organiser for the War Veterans' Home Annual Lottery and Secretary of the Services Cemetery Trust. During the 1970s she was the Organiser of several "Girl in a MiIlion" Quests which raised funds for five villages for aged persons. Miss Ramsay has worked for SA Branch since 1951 and was awarded the League's Certificate of Merit and Gold Badge in 1984.
Ramsay OAM, Mr John Maxwell (QB2011)
For service to basketball as an administrator, official and mentor, and to the Australian Railway Historical Society, South Australia.
Volunteer Statistician, National Basketball League, 1997-2005. Statistician, National Junior Basketball Championships, 2003. Convenor, National Championships, Morphett Vale Stadium, 1999. Convenor and Club Delegate, Morphett Vale Stadium (SA Junior Championships), Basketball Association of SA, since 1990. Statistician Coordinator, Central Australian Basketball League (State League of SA), 2000-2008. Secretary and Public Officer, Southern Tigers Basketball Club, 1992-2009; Club Representative on the Onkaparinga Active Community Network, 2002-2005; Statistics Trainer and Scoretable Trainer, 1992-2009; volunteer, since 1985. Member, Divisional Council, Australian Railway Historical Society (SA Division) Inc, 1970-1992; Assistant Secretary, 1978-1987; Editor, SA Division Newsletter, The Recorder, 1978-1992. Author, numerous articles for the bi-monthly newsletter and quarterly Catchpoint magazine, 1987-2009. Author of 4 books as a fundraiser to assist the National Railway Museum, Port Adelaide, and the Steam Ranger projects, 1976-2004.
Ramsey AM, Dr Gregor Allen (AD2007)
For service to education, particularly through contributions to higher education, the vocational education and training sector, and programs committed to quality teaching and school leadership.
Chairman, Scholastic Australia, since 1995. Chairman, Teaching Australia, Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership, since 2005; Interim Chairman, National Institute for Quality Teaching and School Leadership (predecessor to Teaching Australia), 2004. Director, Tertiary Education Consulting Services, since 2000. Partner, TASA Worldwide (Executive Recruitment firm), 1996-2000. Member, Advisory Committee, UNESCO International Project on Technical and Vocational Education (UNEVOC), 1993-1998; instrumental in launch of UNEVOC, 1993. Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Western Sydney, 1996. Managing Director, New South Wales TAFE Commission, 1991-1995. Vice-President, Australian Council for Educational Research, 1984-1991. Chairman, National Board of Employment, Education and Training, 1989-1991; Deputy Chair, 1988-1989. Commissioner, Commonwealth Tertiary Education Commission, 1984-1987. Principal, South Australian College of Advanced Education, 1982-1984. Director, Adelaide College of Arts and Education, 1978-1981. Chairman, Australian Conference of Principals of Colleges of Advanced Education, 1977; Executive Member, 1975-1980. President, Australian Science Teachers Association, 1974-1976. Principal, Torrens College of Advanced Education, 1973-1977. Member, South Australian Board of Advanced Education, 1972-1975. Various secondary teaching appointments, 1958-1969.
Randall AM, Rev Edmund Laurence (AD1980)
For service to religious education.
Ranger OAM RFD, Mr Denis Frederick (QB2011)
For service to veterans in South Australia through administrative roles.
ANZAC Day Post March Functions Coordinator, Returned and Services League of Australia (SA Branch) Inc, since 2003; ANZAC Day Committee Member, for 17 years. Treasurer/Secretary, Defence Reserves Association, South Australia. Member, 10th/27th Royal South Australian Regiment, for 20 years; Chief Marshal, ANZAC Day March, Adelaide, for 9 years. Committee Member, 10th Battalion Australian Imperial Forces Association Inc; Association Representative, Consultative Council of Ex-Service Organisations SA. Committee Member, Royal South Australia Regiment Association. Awards/recognition include: Reserve Force Decoration, long service award presented to officers in the Reserve elements of the Australian Defence Force.
Rankin OAM, Mr Mervyn Eversley (AD1983)
For service to the sport of hockey.
Mr Rankin has been a player with the Grange Hockey Club for 54 years and has participated in 47 Grand Final matches in various Grades and has played a total of 1300 matches. He is an "A" Grade Umpire and has been Club Delegate to the South Australian Umpires' Association for over 20 years. He has also served as the Coach of many junior teams and in 1967 was made a Life Member of the Grange Hockey Club.
Rankin AO ED, Mr Colin Grassie (QB1976)
For distinguished service of a high degree in the field of hospital administration.
Rankine AM, Dr Bryce Crossley (AD1986)
For service to the wine industry technology and to education.
Rankine OAM, Mr Henry James (QB1992)
For service to the Aboriginal community.
Elder Point McLeay Aboriginal community; Chairman, Vice-Chairman Community Council since 1962. Actively involved all aspects of community life. Chairman and member, Southern Combined Community Councils and Organisations since 1982. Associated with Tandanya Aboriginal Culture Centre since 1987 and Aboriginal Advisory Arts Committee 1988. Member Coorong Consultative Committee SA National Parks and Wildlife Service. Board member SA Aboriginal Lands Trust 15 years. Involved in two films about Ngarrindjeri people, narrator for film "Ngurunderi - An Aboriginal Dreaming."
Ransom OAM, Mr Donald (QB2006)
Service to the environment and to the community of SA, particularly through initiatives relating to recreational vehicle access to public lands.
Member, Toyota Landcruiser Club of South Australia, since 1973; Committee Member, for 23 years; Chair of various Sub-Committees; Club representative on South Australian Association of Four Wheel Drive Clubs (SAAFWDC) Executive. Coordinator, Natural Resources Advisory Unit of the SAAFWDC, since 1993. Instrumental in the production of the SAAFWDC booklet Minimal Impact Camping and Touring Guide. Involved in the establishment of a partnership agreement between National Parks and Wildlife SA and the SAAFWDC, 2000. Chairman, Recreational Vehicles Advisory Committee. Member, Pastoral Board Sub-Committee on forming public access routes in pastoral lands in South Australia. Representative for the SAAFWDC on the Tourism and Recreation Stakeholder Working Group of the Coongie Lakes Wetlands. Member, Coorong Consultative Committee, since 1986; Chairman, 1991-1996; Deputy Chairman, 1988-1991 and 1996-2000; active in the development of the planning documents, The Coorong National Park Management Plan, 1990, and The Coorong and Lakes Alexandrina and Albert Ramsar Management Plan, 2000. Member, Friends of the Coorong. Member, Friends of the Innamincka and Strezlecki Regional Reserves. Member, National Parks Camp Ground Hosts.
Rasch AM, Mrs Mignon Marie (AD2000)
For service to youth and to international relations through AFS Intercultural Programs.
Mrs Rasch served as the Chairperson of AFS South Australia, 1989-1991; Vice-Chairperson in 1987; Life Member since 1996. She was a member of the AFS Australian Board of Directors, 1991-1998; Chair of Special Programs Committee and Chair of Student Support Fund Committee; member of Finance Committee Mrs Rasch first joined the Eastern Adelaide Chapter of AFS in 1982; Foundation Member of the Mount Lofty Chapter in 1985 and Inaugural Chairperson. She is currently developing AFS Chapters in South Australia and is a member of the SA Council of AFS. Over a number of years, Mrs Rasch has developed a strong relationship with the Board of Directors, National Director and staff of AFS Thailand. She has also established firm contacts with senior officers in the Thai Ministry of Education and with the Satit Chulalongkorn University Demonstration School. She has developed new exchange programs between AFS in Thailand and AFS in South Australia. Mrs Rasch trained at the AFS international headquarters in New York to act as a mentor to AFS Turkey, and to assist and guide the development of AFS in that country.
Rasheed OAM, Mr Shakib Abraham (AD1995)
For service to the community.
Mr Rasheed has been involved in establishing a national Lebanese organisation and magazine. Editor/Publisher of a regular newsletter for South Australian Druse Community. Mr Rasheed has also compiled and published an historical overview of Druse migration to South Australia.
Ratcliff AM, Mr Graham Robert (AD1991)
For service to amateur radio organisations.
Mr Ratcliff has been the National Co-ordinator of AMSAT, the Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation since 1984. Two years ago he provided at his own expense the only Australian ground station command facility for satellites carrying amateur radio equipment. Mr Ratcliff has been associated with the Wireless Institute of Australia (of which AMSAT is part) since 1981, first as Councillor and Education Officer. He continued as Treasurer until 1985, at the same time becoming alternate Federal Councillor and Vice-President. Mr Ratcliff has also been responsible for the production and distribution of the Institute's monthly newsletter concerning world-wide amateur satellite activity. In 1989 he received the Institute's Wilkinson Award for achievement.
Rathman AM,PSM, Mr David John (AD2000)
For service to Aboriginal affairs, particularly in the development and delivery of South Australian government services in the areas of education and community welfare.
Mr Rathman is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Division of State Aboriginal Affairs Department of Environment, Heritage and Aboriginal Affairs. Prior to this, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Department of State Aboriginal Affairs from 1992. Director, Office of Aboriginal Affairs, 1989-1992. Head of School, Aboriginal Education, Department of Technical and Further Education, 1982-1989. Aboriginal Community Welfare Officer, Social Planner and then Officer in Charge, Aboriginal Coordinating Unit, Department of Family and Community Services (formerly the Department of Community Welfare), 1979-1981. Electoral Liaison Officer, Department of Aboriginal Affairs in 1977.
Rathmann OAM, Mrs Verna Dorothy (AD2004)
For service to nursing in South Australia as an administrator, and through the development of nursing skills and knowledge to ensure quality patient care.
Director of Nursing, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 1982-1996. Assistant Director of Nursing, Royal Adelaide Hospital, 1975-1982. Support, Returned Sisters Sub-Branch South Australia, approximately 1982-1996. Support, Friends of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, approximately 1982-1996. Surveyor, Australian Council on Health Care Standards, 1980-1996. Council Member, Australian Nursing Federation (SA Branch), 1977-1980; Member, since 1967. Fellow, Royal College of Nursing Australia, 1975-1996. Associate Fellow, College of Health Service Executives: Life Member. Full time nursing career in major teaching hospitals for 45 years.
Rattley OAM, Mr John William (QB1987)
For service to local government.
Elected to City of Prospect Council 1959, Mayor 1964-67, 1979-83, retired 1984. Member, Central Board of Health since 1975; Local Government Association Executive 1976-84. Active in local football and cricket clubs and member of Lions 1963-66, President 1964-65; member of Rotary 1969-79.
Rattray OAM, Mr David (AD2007)
For service to youth through the Scouting movement.
District Venturer Leader, Noarlunga Scout District, since 1998. Venturer Leader, 1st Happy Valley Venturer Group, since 1994; Assistant Scout Leader, 1985-1994. Venturer Leader, 1st Torrens Park Venturer Group, 1970-1974. Life Member, Scouts Australia. Member, Friends of the Heysen Trail and Trees for Life. Awards include: Silver Wattle, Scouts Australia, 2003; Silver Arrowhead, 1999; and Certificate of Merit, 1992.
Raupach OAM, Ms Elizabeth Anne (AD2008)
For service to the visual and performing arts, particularly in the areas of education, administration and training.
Executive Director, Helpmann Academy, since 2000. Current Board Member, State Opera of South Australia. Board Member, Windmill, The Australian Children's Performing Arts Company, 2001-2005. Board Member, Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, 2004-2005. Chair, State Theatre Company, 1997-2001; Governor, 1995-1997. Executive Member, Arts Industry Council of South Australia, 1997-2001. Education Manager, TAFE Centre for Performing Arts, 1992-2000; Acting Program Manager, Expresive and Visual Arts, 1995. Member, Steering Committee, Queen's Theatre, 1996-1999. External Assessor, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, 1996. Member, Theatre Production and Design Reference Groups, Arts Training SA, 1991-1995. Member, Theatre Assessment Panel, South Australian Department for the Arts, 1992-1995; Member, Cultural Facilities Committee, 1993-1995. Chair, Restless Dance Company, 1996-1997. Board Member, Jumbuck Theatre, 1991-1994. Member, Arts Training Australia Technical Production Competency Standards Task Force, 1994. Head, Centre for Performing Arts, 1986-1992; taught technical production, 1986-1992.
Rawes OAM, Mr John Alexander (QB1993)
For service to St. John Ambulance (SA) and to accountancy.
Was Deputy General Manager of the St. John Council for South Australia when he resigned in 1991. Prior to that he had been Financial Services Manager from 1975. He served as a member of the National Ambulance Convention and the National Vehicle Replacement Committee. He was promoted to Commander of the Order in recognition of his service to the Council. He was a member of the Divisional Council of the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants and served in a number of executive positions including that of State President 1984-86. Member 1986-88 of the Advisory Committee for the Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) and Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance) at the South Australian College of Advanced Education. Has been a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Cost Accountants since 1981 and an Associate of the Australian Society of Accountants since 1962.
Rawnsley OAM, Mr George (AD1984)
For service to Aboriginal welfare.
Rawson DFC OAM, Mr Kenneth Albert (AD1978)
For service to the electrical industry and to the community.
Raymond OAM, Mr Ralph Ifo (QB1992)
For service to the community through music.
Member, Whyalla Citizens' Band since 1939. Trumpet player at Anzac Day and Remembrance services since 1940s. Member Whyalla Parish Uniting Church, contributes to the music as trumpeter. Materially contributed to development of two disadvantaged teenagers for the past eight years largely through trumpet playing. Has also taught music to many young people and entertained those with disabilities. Makes toys and articles from native woods to raise funds for disadvantaged people, raising over $20,000. Counsellor Whyalla Counselling Service. Volunteer Meals on Wheels.
Rayner AO, The Most Rev Dr Keith (AD1987)
For service to religion.
Archbishop of Adelaide and Metropolitan of South Australia since 1975. Elected Bishop of Wangaratta 1969. Rector of Wynnum, Queensland 1963-69 and Sunnybank 1959-63. Secretary, Bishops' Conference 1971-75. President, Committee of Anglican Catholic Renewal since 1981. Chairman, Inter-Anglican Theological and Doctrinal Commission (an international doctrine commission) since 1981. Chairman of one of the four planning committees set up by the Archbishop of Canterbury in preparation for the Lambeth Conference.
Read AM, Dr Peggy Elizabeth Roberta (QB1981)
For service in the field of animal welfare.
Read OAM, Mr Philip Kimble (QB2003)
For service to engineering, particularly in the areas of hydraulics and hydrology.
Tonkin Consulting: current Chairman of the Board; Managing Director, 1992-2001; Partner, 1972-1991; Senior Engineer, 1968-1971. The Institution of Engineers, Australia: Member, since 1964; Fellow, since 1985; Federal Councillor, 1989-1991. Chairman, National Committee on Water Engineering, 1989-1990; Member, 1982-1988. South Australian Divisional Chairman, 1990-1991. Chartered Professional Engineer of the Year, 2001. Foundation Chairman, Water Industry Alliance, since 1998. Chairman, Association of Consulting Engineers Australia, South Australian Chapter, 1985-1987. Chairman, Hydrological Society of South Australia, 1978-1980; Vice-Chair, 1976-1978; Foundation Member, since 1969. Fellow, Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia. Member, Advisory Committee, Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, University of South Australia. Part-time lecturer, Hydrology and Hydraulics, South Australian Institute of Technology.
Read OAM, Mr Colin Campbell (AD2008)
For service to the community of Noarlunga through a range of aged welfare, service and local government organisations, and to Technical and Further Education in South Australia.
Chair, Seniors Information Service, South Australia, 1994-2005. Board Member, Morialta Trust Inc, for 8 years; Member, Morialta Nominees, for 8 years. Chairman, Noarlunga Centre Cottage Homes, for 10 years; a church retirement village. Former Chairman, Noarlunga Centre Children’s Centre. President, Rotary Club of Salisbury, 1981-1982; President, Rotary Club of Noarlunga East, 1999-2000; Vice-President, 2005-2007; Rotarian, since 1969. Current Vice-President, Morphett Vale Probus Club. Member, Noarlunga Country Fire Service, for 10 years; including 3 years as Chairman. ‘Tax Help’ volunteer, for the past 11 years. Councillor, Noarlunga Council, 1985-1987 and 1989-1995; Alderman, 1987-1989; Deputy Major, 1987-1993. Former Chairman, Noarlunga Library Management Committee. Principal/Director, Noarlunga College of TAFE, 1982-1989 and 1991. President, SA Congress of TAFE Principals, for 2 terms. Director, Adelaide College of TAFE, 1990. Principal, Elizabeth Technical College, 1975-1981. Head, School of General Studies, Elizabeth Technical College, 1972-1975. Principal, Flinders Street Adult Education Centre, 1970. Principal, Naracoorte Adult Education Centre, 1968-1969. Vice-Principal, Gawler Adult Education Centre, 1965-1967.
Reade OAM, Mr Anthony John (AD2011)
For service to the community, particularly through Toc H Australia, Rotary International and local government.
Vice-President, National Council, Toc H Australia, 1993-2007; Chairman, 1977-1988; Member, 1977-1992; Life Member, since 2002. Director, National Youth Leadership Course, 1989-2007. Founder/Manager, National Youth Group, 1970s-1980s; Member, 1964-2007. Leader, Youth Volunteers (SA), 2006-2007. Member, Executive Council (SA), 1971-1973. Director, Camping Program (SA), 1967-1980; Area Commissioner, for many years. Member/Chairman, various SA metropolitan branches/groups, 1964-1990s. District Governor, District 9500, Rotary International, 1993-1994. President, Rotary Club of Walkerville, 2002-2003; Member, since 2000. Charter President, Rotary Club of Adelaide, 1986-1987; Member, since 1985. Assessor, Duke of Edinburgh Awards Scheme; Training and Assessment Expedition Panel Member, for several years. Councillor, Vale Park Ward, The Corporation of the Town of Walkerville, 1997-2004 and since 2006. Chairman, 150th Anniversary of the Walkerville Council, 2003-2005. Chairman, Community Services Committee, 1999-2003. Chairman, Lord Mayor’s Taskforce for Youth Employment, 1994-1995. Council Member, Vale Park Primary School, 1999-2002. Coordinator, Walkerville Heritage Picnic, 2001. President, Walkerville Historical Society, 2003-2006. Board Adviser/Magazine Contributor, Australian Accredited Professional Photographers, ca2003-2007. President, Australian Institute of Professional Photography (SA), 1986; National Vice-President, for one year in the 1980s. Senior Government Photographer, Highways Department, 1968-1985. Photographic Retail Marketing, 1980s-1990s. Current Marketing Manager, Storpac. Volunteer, Sail Training Association of SA, ca1991 for several years. Leader, Australian Archery Team, World Archery Championships, Italy, 1981. Involved in the bid for the World Archery Championships to be held in Australia, 1987.
Reavill OAM, Mrs Shirley Jean (AD2004)
For service to the community of the Henley and Grange area.
Meals on Wheels: Chair and Supervisor, Henley & Grange Branch, since 1992; Welfare Officer, since 2002; Part-time Treasurer and Secretary. Delegate to the South Australian Central Office of Meals on Wheels, 2 years; Member, Services Development Sub-Committee. Other community service includes: Treasurer, Henley Ladies Probus Club. Volunteer, Drop In Centre, Henley/Fulham Uniting Church. Knits jumpers for the Grange Red Cross Op Shop.
Redden AO, Sr Judith Elizabeth (AD2002)
For service to education, particularly through the promotion of educational opportunities for girls, to children from refugee families and students from lower socio-economic backgrounds, and to promoting the development of programmes to encourage professional development for teachers.
Principal, St Aloysius College, since 1983. Established and promoted a number of student scholarships, including for Aboriginal students, since 1984; for children of Vietnamese refugees, 1983-1988; and for children of refugees from El Salvador and Chile, since 1988. Worked to promote student exchanges and to attract children from Europe, northern and southern Asia, and South America, since early 1990s. Previously worked at the Catholic Education Office in Adelaide. Served on numerous National, State and Catholic Committees dealing with administration and policy matters in areas such as multicultural education and disadvantaged schools and students, since 1974. Member of several arts committees, including Board Member and Deputy Chairman, South Australian Youth Arts Board, 1986-1995; and Chairperson, Youth Arts Advisory Committee for South Australia, 1989-1995.
Reddin OAM, Mr John Willard (AD2001)
For service to primary industry, particularly through the Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia as an archivist and historian, and to the potato and sheep industries.
Mr Reddin has served the Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia as Historian and Archivist since 1985 and, in that role, has been responsible for organising and preserving the agricultural historical material housed with the Society. Guest speaker on the Society's history at historical society meetings, service clubs and business organisations. Author of the book The First Stripper, 1992. Co-Founder, in 1954, Poll Dorset Association: Federal President, 1961-1963; Federal Councillor, 1954-1974; and Life Member, 1969. Australian Society of Breeders of British Sheep: President, 1961-1963; Vice-President, 1960-1961; representative to Federal Council, 1960-1965; Federal Council Vice-President, 1962-1963; and SA Committee Member, 1950-1970. Member, SA Potato Board, since 1969, and Chairman, 1969-1980. Co-Founder, SA State Lamb Committee; and President, 1960-1964. Member, Roseworthy Agricultural College Advisory Board for 20 years.
Redman OAM, Mrs Ethel May (AD1980)
For community service.
Redman OAM, Mr Barrie Roy (AD2002)
For service to the community of Walkerville, particularly through the preservation and promotion of local history.
Copied the complete registers of St Andrew's Church (founded in 1848) and the Wesleyan Cemetery, covering the period 1847-1973, onto CD-ROM; is working on a similar project for the Methodist and Congregational Church registers held in the Mortlock Library. Copied the assessment and rate records (which began in 1855) of the Town of Walkerville onto a database and CD-ROM. Transcribed oral histories for the Walkerville Library oral history collection. Assisting with the collection and summarising of information concerning the North Road Cemetery. Other community involvement includes: Secretary/Treasurer, Friends of the Walkerville Library, since 1994; provides lessons in using computers at the Library or in the home. Volunteer computer teacher, Helping Hand Aged Care. Treasurer and Zone Representative, Walkerville Neighbourhood Watch, since 1995. Manages the database for Australian Journal on Volunteering, the journal for Volunteering SA Inc, for over six years.
Redman OAM, Mrs Edna Mary (QB2005)
For service to people with disabilities, particularly through the Spastic Centres of South Australia.
Patron, Spastic Centres of South Australia, since 1986; Member, Board of Management, 1966-1978. Held positions of President and Secretary, Spastic Centres of South Australia Women's Auxiliary, for many years; Member, since 1968.
Redpath AM, Mr Brian Donald (AD1989)
For service to the community and to local government.
Mayor of the City of Prospect from 1975-78, Alderman 1978-87, Councillor 1965-75. Chairman of the Board of Management of Parks Community Centre since 1982. State President, Royal District Nursing Society of SA from 1984-88, Vice-President 1982-84, Treasurer 1973-84, State Council member since 1970.
Reece AM LSCE, Rev Laurie (AD1976)
For services in the field of Aboriginal welfare.
Reed OAM, Mr Garry (AD2014)
For service to sport in the Willunga region.
Medical Trainer, Willunga Football Club, for 25 years; Member, Building Committee, 1984-1986, 2000-2001 and 2009-2010; Trainer, 1972-1980 and 1980-2012; Coach, 1961 and 1964-1981; player, 1948-1971; Life Member, 1978; Patron, since 1998. Committee Member, Willunga Demons Club, 1985-2008. Life Member, Great Southern Football League, 1958. Committee Member, Willunga Cricket Club, 1970-2004; Junior Coach, 1978-1983; player, 1949-1987; Patron, 1984-2004. Member, Willunga Sports and Social Committee, 1981-1990. Member, Willunga Lawn Bowls Committee, 1967-1972. Member, Willunga Junior Rugby League Tag; Safety and First Aid Officer. Awards/recognition include: Inducted into the Hall of Fame, Great Southern Football League, 1977. Named in the ‘125 year Greatest Ever Team’, Great Southern Football League, 2011.
Rees OAM, Mr Alan John (AD1999)
For service to youth, particularly through the Australian Services Cadet Scheme.
Following the institution of the Australian Services Cadet Scheme in South Australia in 1977, Mr Rees with other parents formed a committee to support the (then) 27 Open Cadet Unit, now the 43 Regional Cadet Unit. The parent committee was responsible for fundraising to enable the Unit to recondition the building in which the Unit was located, and to provide furniture, training rooms and equipment storage space. Mr Rees was appointed foundation “Sponsor Delegate” by the Army and has held this position since 1979. During this period, more than 1,000 cadets have graduated, and he is always present at Unit parades to give advice and encouragement to cadets.
Rees OAM, Mrs Gwenda (AD2011)
For service to music as a pianist and educator, and to the community.
Has taught piano performance and musical theory for many years and has been an accompanist to several musical organisations including the Kapunda Choral Group, since 1993; the Tanunda Liedertafel, since 2007; the Gilbert and Sullivan Society of South Australia (SA); and the Metropolitan Musical Theatre Company. Committee Member and Treasurer, Accompanists’ Guild of SA, fro several years during the 1980s; Life Member, 2000. Piano teacher and inaugural Coordinator of Music, St Andrew’s Anglican Primary School, 1979- 1991. Accompanist and/or Piano teacher at the Kapunda High School; Nuriootpa High School; Faith Lutheran School, Tanunda; and Trinity College, Gawler. Musical Director, Kapunda Musical Society, 1994-1995; Life Member, 2005. Co-Founder, Kapunda Music Makers, 1990s.
Reeves OAM, Mrs Anne Elizabeth Gundry (AD1985)
For service to local government, to conservation and to women's affairs.
Reeves AM, Mr Gabor (QB1995)
For service to music as a clarinettist and as an educator.
Mr Reeves is a clarinettist of international standing as a soloist, a concert soloist with orchestras and as a member of the University of Adelaide Wind Quintet and the Sydney Wind Quintet. He was Head of the School of Performance Studies at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music from 1991 until his retirement in November, 1994, and was a Lecturer from 1974. He has acted as Principal of the Conservatorium and was recently appointed by the Vice-Chancellor to a committee to review the Conservatorium. Mr Gabor has been Principal Clarinet in the Queensland, Sydney and Melbourne Symphony Orchestras and has adjudicated in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Singapore, the Philippines, Korea and Malaysia. In 1993 he was appointed as a Subject Specialist to the Hong Kong Council for Academic Accreditation. He toured South-East Asia with Musica Viva in 1974, Australia in 1975 and was a Staff Member at the First Asian Youth Regional Music Camp in Manila in 1975.
Reeves OAM, Mrs Josephine Dawn (QB2009)
For service to dental health as an hygienist and through education programs for migrant families.
Dental Hygienist, Parks Community Dental Clinic (part of the Parks Primary Health Care Service), 1986-2004: Conducted dental health promotion programs at 5 sites, Adelaide Central Community Health Service (part of part of the Parks Primary Health Care Service). Major Project Worker, dental health education program called ‘Healthy Smiles for Vietnamese Children’; developed culturally appropriate resource materials; 1989-1991. Dental Hygienist, private practice setting, 1977-1986. Inaugural Member, Dental Care Sub-Committee, Alzheimer's Australia SA, 2002. Volunteer, Oral Health Promotion and Screening Project, Rotary Dental Team, Vietnam, 1998. Volunteer, ‘Dental Care to Share’ program, produced accessible educational material for schools and manuals for health workers in the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea, in collaboration with the University of Adelaide Dental School. Currently supports and assists in the resettlement of refugee families.
Reichelt OAM, Mrs Margaret Spehr (QB2013)
For service to the community, particularly as a teacher of highland dancing.
Founder, Margaret Cleves School of Dancing, over 50 years ago. Junior Vice-President, Australian Board of Highland Dancing, since 2011; Delegate, for many years. Current Delegate, South Australian State Committee of Highland Dancing; Life Member. Life Member, South Eastern National Dancing Association Inc; President. Member, Mount Gambier Caledonian Society, for over 50 years. Adjudicator at all major championships in Australia. Fellow, National Dancing Association of Australasia. Awards/recognition include: Citizen of the Year, City of Mount Gambier, 2011.
Reid AM, Mr Rex Thomas (QB1983)
For service to the performing arts.
Reid AM, Dr Helen Margaret Jennifer (QB2004)
For service to the community through a range of health, civic and welfare organisations, and to education, particularly through participation in the administration of secondary and tertiary institutions.
Dr Reid was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in the 1992 Australia Day Honours List for her service to education, particulalrly of girls. Since then, her service includes: Council Member, University of Adelaide, since 1998; Member, Audit Committee, 2000 and 2001; involved with ‘Patient Partners’ program for Rheumatology teaching, Department of Medicine. Executive Council Member, St Mark's College, University of Adelaide, since 1991; Member, Education Committee; Member, Library Committee, for 4 years, during 1990s. Council Member, Pembroke School, 1991-2002; Chair, Community Relations Committee, 2001-2002; Chair, Education Committee, 1997-2001; Member, Education Committee, 1991-2002. SA Organiser, GAP Australia, since 2000. Author, Age of Transition (historical study of four SA private girls' schools), 2000. Board Member, Arthritis Foundation of SA, 1997-2003; Self-Management Leader, 1997-1999. Committee Member, SA Branch, Order of Australia Association, 1992-1996; Member, Organising Committee, Annual Meeting, Adelaide, 2003. Council Member, Cystic Fibrosis Association of SA, 1992-1995; Member, since 1992. Council Member, SA Branch, Australian Constitutional Monarchists, 1992-1999. Member, Scholarship Committee, Masonic Foundation of SA, since 1990.
Reid AM, Em Prof Alan Duncan (AD2012)
For service to education as an academic and researcher, particularly through contributions to the development of state and national curriculum policy, and to professional associations.
Emeritus Professor, School of Education, University of South Australia, since 2009; Professor of Education, Division of Education, Arts and Social Sciences, until 2008; Director, Centre for Research in Education, Equity and Work, Hawke Research Institute; Dean of Education, 1999-2001; Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning, 1996-1999; Head, Centre for University Teaching and Learning, 1992-1996. National Research Fellow, Federal Department of Education, 2003-2004. Current Member, ‘The Public Purposes of Schools’ project, Australian Research Council, Australian Government Primary Principals Association and Education Foundation. Current South Australian Member, National Curriculum: Research and policy advice on national approaches to curriculum. Member, South Australian Certificate of Education Review Panel, 2004-2005. Director, South Australian Curriculum Standards and Accountability Framework, 1999-2001. National President-elect, Australian College of Educators. Member, Australian Council of Deans of Education. National Executive Member, Australian Curriculum Studies Association, 1995-2009; Life Member, 2009. Member, Advisory Board, National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education. Executive Member, Australian Association for Research in Educational. Member, Senior Secondary Assessment Board of South Australia. President and Chair, South Australian Politics Teachers Association. Chair, Northern Area State Secondary Schools Alliance. Fellow, Australian College of Educators. Fellow, Australian Council of Educational Leaders. Awards/recognition include: Alby Jones, Mary Mackillop Medal and Gold Medal, Australian Council of Educational Leaders.
Reilly AO, Assoc Prof. Peter Lawrence (AD2002)
For service to the advancement of neurosurgery through clinical practice, research, education, and professional organisations, and in the prevention and treatment of head injuries.
Has contributed, clinically and experimentally, to improving the treatment of patients with head injuries. Has played a leading role in upgrading the practice of neurosurgery in various hospitals in Adelaide, and has assisted in implemeting improvements to the System of Neurotrauma Care in South Australia. Author of three major neurosurgical textbooks. Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Adelaide, 1995; Clinical Senior Lecturer, 1980-1995; Clinical Lecturer, 1976. Head, Department of Neurosurgery, Royal Adelaide Hospital, since 1994; Director, Neurosurgical Research, 1985-1994; Senior Staff Specialist, since 1980. Visiting Neurosurgeon at the Flinders Medical Centre, the Adelaide Children's Hospital, and the Royal Darwin Hospital. Neurosurgeon and neurosurgical representative of Australian Craniofacial Unit. Member, Adelaide Head Injury Research Group. Has helped to promote neurosurgical teaching in Vietnam, and served elsewhere in South East Asia as a neurosurgeon in multidisciplinary craniofacial teams. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons: Neurosurgical Society of Australasia representative, 1994-1997; Chairman, Board of Neurosurgery, 1991-1994, and Member, 1989-1991; Examiner in Neurosurgery, since 1996; Supervisor of Neurosurgical training in South Australia, 1994-2000; current Chairman of South Australian Trauma Committee. Neurosurgical Society of Australasia: President, 1996-1998; Vice-President, 1993-1996; Executive Member, 1988-1993; as Neurosurgical Board Member and Chairman of the Board, was instrumental in many critical changes in the education of neurosurgeons within Australasia; Chairman of Trauma Committee, 1998-2001; Chairman, Research Foundation, 1998-2001; Chairman, CME Committee, since 1999; International Chairman, Asia-Pacific Consortium for Head Injury Management, since 1998; Treasurer, Asian Australasian Neurosurgical Society, since 1999; Executive member, International Neurotrauma Society, since 2001.
Reincke OAM, Mr Colin Walter (AD1983)
For service to the welfare of ex-service personnel.
Mr Reincke has served as Pensions Officer and Repatriation Review Tribunal Advocate of the Returned Services League since 1961. He is a former Committee member and Past President of the Ceduna Sub-Branch and his current involvements include, President of the South Australian Police Sub-Branch, and Assistant Secretary of the State Branch of the Blinded Soldiers of St. Dunstans of Australia.
Reinpuu OAM, Mrs Ene Mai (QB1998)
For service to the Estonian community for more than 30 years, particularly as president and honorary secretary of the Estonian Society of Adelaide, and as honorary secretary of the Council of Estonian Societies in Australia.
Currently, Mrs Reinpuu is President, Estonian Society of Adelaide since 1987; Honorary Secretary 1967-1986. Served as Honorary Secretary, Council of Estonian Societies in Australia, 1976-1978, 1985-1987, and 1994-1996 and was chosen as an Australian representative at the "Kongress of Estonia" held in Estonia in 1990. She was Vice Chairperson, Estonian Cultural Festival of Australia for the last 2 years and a member of organising committee since 1958. Served as a member, Council of Baltic Women (affiliated with National Council of Women). Was the Estonian community representative on Multicultural Communities Council of South Australia, and founding member of the Friends of the Estonian Museum. Circa 1977 was involved as a leader and organiser in Australia wide camps for scouts and guides of Estonian extraction.
Reuther OAM, Rev Thomas Theodore (QB2006)
Service to the Lutheran Church, particularly in the areas of school education and aged care.
Chaplain, Fullarton Lutheran Homes, 1994-2004; Acting Managing Director, 2002; Board Member and Executive Director, 1996-2004. Prime mover in establishment of national Lutheran Board for aged care, 2003. Chairman, School Council, Yirara College, Alice Springs, 1993-1996; undertook feasibility study for establishment of Faith College, Tanunda, South Australia 1975; involved in negotiations to transfer control of Yirara College from Northern Territory Government to auspices of Finke River Mission (FRM), Lutheran Church, 1991-1993; former FRM Board Member. Inaugural National Director, Lutheran Schools, 1983-1993. Principal, Concordia College, 1968-1982. Former Member, Independent Schools Board, South Australia. Former Member and influential in creating Christian Schools National Consultative Group. Former Member, Australian Headmasters' Conference. Former Member, Australian Council of Education Administration. Fellow, Australian College of Education, 1988.
Reynolds OAM, Sgt Dianne (2003)
For service as part of the police joint Bali bombing investigation and victim identification process, known as Operation ALLIANCE.
Rhodes (dec'd) OAM, Mrs Kathleen Isabel (AD2011)
For service to veterans and their families, particularly through the War Widows' Guild of Australia.
President, National War Widows’ Guild of Australia, 1994; Senior Vice-President. State President, War Widow’s Guild, South Australia, 1991-1994 and 2002-2008; Member, until 2010; Committee Member, 1985-2008. Member, Northern Community Hospital Board, 1988-1992. Member, Consultative Council of Ex-Service Organisations; Member, Steering Committee. Member, Treatment Monitoring Committee; monitoring the treatment of Veterans in public and private hospitals. Member, Commemorations Advisory Committee. Involved in the design and establishment of the Women’s Memorial Garden in the hospital’s grounds, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, Adelaide. Member, Quality Group Committee, Repatriation General Hospital, for 9 years. Fundraiser, Foundation Daw Park, 1997-2010. Mrs Rhodes died on 10 June 2010.
Rice OAM, Mr Walter Mayo (AD1977)
For services to local government.
Rice AM, ED, Dr Michael Scollin (QB2004)
For service to medicine, particularly paediatrics in the fields of oncology and haematology, to a range of professional and medical organisations, and to the community.
Paediatrician specialising in the field of cancer and leukaemia. Research interests are clinical trials in cancer therapy in paediatrics, late effects of treatment for childhood malignancies, occurrence of second malignancies in childhood and psycho-social aspects of childhood cancer. Involved in the establishment of the Adelaide Children's Hospital Oncology Service, 1967. Director of Clinical Services, Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide, 1993-1995. Clinical Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics, University of Adelaide, since 1984. Chair, Division of Medicine, Adelaide Children's Hospital, 1984-1990; Chair and member of various committees. Royal Australasian College of Physicians: Council Member, 1987-2000; member of various committees. President, South Australian Branch, 1986-1990; Fellow and Examiner, since 1971. Australian Medical Association: Member, Federal Council, since 1994. President, SA Branch, 2000-2002; Vice-President, 1998-1999. Chair, Coordinating Committee of Physicians, since 1994. Fellow, Australian Medical Association, 2000. Other medical service includes: Founding Member, Australian and New Zealand Children's Haematology-Oncology Group. Founding Member, Australian and New Zealand Children's Cancer Study Group, since 1987. Member, Federal Professional Services Review Panel; Deputy Director of Professional Services Review, since 1995. President, Australian Association of Consultant Physicians, 1992-1995; Vice-President, 1990-1991. Assessor, National Cancer Grant Applications Assessment Panel, 1990-1996. Member, Medical Curriculum Committee, University of Adelaide, 1988-1996. Member, Council of Clinical Oncological Society of Australia, 1980-1981; Chair, Paediatric Group, 1980-1981. Community service includes: Foundation Member, Childhood Cancer Association (a support group for parents); hostel is named in his honour. Involved in the foundation of the Cystic-Fibrosis Support Group. Board Member, National Investment for the Early Years (SA), since 2002. Chair, Australians Aiding Children Adoption Agency, 1996-1997; Board Member, 1994-1997. Special Minister, St Ignatius Church Norwood, for over 15 years. Awards include: Australian Medical Association’s Gold Medal, 2004. Royal Australasian College of Physicians’ Medal, 2000.
Rice OAM, Dr John Cracoft (AD2013)
For service to medicine as an ear, nose and throat specialist.
Honorary Otologist, Cora Barclay Centre, 1968-2004; President, 1992-1995; Vice-President, 1990-1992; Board Member, 2007-2009; current Ambassador. Director, Variety Club Paediatric Cochlear Implant Program of South Australia, 1991-2001. Honorary Surgeon, Adelaide Children's Hospital, 1967-1972. Member, South Australian Working Party for Universal Newborn Hearing Screening. Visiting Senior Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist, Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide, 1972-2001; Chairman, Division of Surgery, 1976-1981. Member, Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, from 1967; State Chairman and representative on Federal Council. Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 1967.
Richards AM, Mr John Douglas (QB1987)
For service to local government and underprivileged groups.
Mayor of Kensington and Norwood City Council 1971-80 and 1981-85 and still an Alderman. Active in many community organisations including Meals on Wheels, Lions, Norwood Cottage Homes Incorporated and the Self Help Adult Unemployment Committee of Norwood. State Chairman of the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Society. Formerly Aide to the Hon. Don Dunstan, AC, QC, one time Premier of South Australia and to a number of Attorneys-General in the South Australian Government.
Richards OAM, Mrs Helen Dawn (QB2009)
For service to the community of Kangaroo Island, particularly through the conservation of natural resources and the Landcare movement.
Inaugural Business Manager, Kangaroo Island Natural Resource Management Board, 2005. Executive Officer, Kangaroo Island Natural Resources Board, late 1990s-2005. Executive Officer, Kangaroo Island Soil Conservation Board, 1989-2005. Secretary/Treasurer, Kangaroo Island Integrated Catchment Management Committee, since 1990s. Secretary, Chain of Lagoons Landcare Group, since mid 1990s. Coordinator, Landcare Kangaroo Island, in the 1990s. Inaugural Member and Secretary, Eleanor River Catchment Landcare Group, during the late 1980s; Project Assistant, undertaking the measurement of groundwater levels. Founding Member and Secretary/Treasurer, Landcare Association of South Australia, since 1998. Kangaroo Island Natural Resource Management Regional Liaison Officer, 2002-2008. Depot Manager, Kangaroo Island, Trees for Life, for many years' Chair and Founding Member, Parndana Community Health Centre, during the 1980s. Secretary/Committee Member, Kangaroo Island Field Day Committee. Secretary, Kangaroo Island Agricultural Council. Member, Organising Committee, Kingscote and Parndana Agricultural Shows. Member, Kangaroo Island Rural Financial Counselling Service.
Richardson OAM, Miss Joyce Adeline (QB1990)
For service to the welfare of the aged.
President of Glenelg Senior Citizens' Club 1979-88; Member since 1966. President, Soroptimist Southern District of Adelaide, 1978-79; President, Regional Council Soroptimist SA, 1969-70.
Richardson AM, Mrs Mabel Joy Cowens (QB1978)
For services to the community, particularly the care and welfare of animals.
Richardson OAM, Mr Donald Knowles (AD2010)
For service to the arts, particularly through Artist's Voice and the Hahndorf Academy, and to the community of Mount Barker.
Secretary, Artist’s Voice, 1996-2005; Foundation Member. Board Member, Hahndorf Academy, 1996-2004; Honorary Secretary, 1999-2002. Lecturer, history and theory of art and art education, University of South Australia, 19881998. Superintendent of Studies (Visual Arts), Education Department of South Australia, 1968-1987. Currently teaches at the University of the Third Age in Mount Barker. Has published numerous school textbooks on Australian art history, including: Made by Man, 1971. Introducing Art, 1983/1990. Art in Australia, 1988. Art and Design in Australia, 1995. Teaching Art, Craft and Design, 1992. Art judge for the following: Heysen Prize, Hahndorf Academy, 1997 and 1998. Port Pirie Prize, 1999. Dragan Miljanovic Prize, Roland Rees Gallery, Summertown, 2004. Victor Harbor Art Prize, 2006. Co-Founder, Mount Barker Residents’ Association; Inaugural President and Secretary, since 1994. Created a large 20m x 15m mosaic wall, for the local Skate Park which he completed with local high school students, 2004.
Richardson AM, Prof Susan (QB2011)
For service to the social sciences, particularly in the field of labour market economics as an academic and researcher, and through contributions to the development of socially inclusive public policy.
Director, National Institute of Labour Studies, Flinders University, 2000-2008; Principal Research Fellow, since 2009. Scholar, teacher, researcher at the University of Adelaide (economics), for 30 years. Council Member, University of Adelaide, 1997-2001; Member, Finance Committee, 1997-2001; Convener, Academic Board, 1994-1997; Member, Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee, SA. President, Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, 2004-2007; former Chair, Research Committee; Fellow, 1994. Part-time Member, Minimum Wage Panel, Fair Work Australia, 2009. Academic Adviser, Social Inclusion Unit, Department of Premier and Cabinet, SA. Commissioner, Essential Services Commission of South Australia, 2004-2009. Associate Commissioner, Industry Commission (currently the Productivity Commission), 1994-1997. Member, Ministerial Inquiry, Skills for the Future, SA. Member, Information Economy Advisory Board, SA. Member, SA Population Advisory Committee. Chair, Thematics Foresighting Cluster, Prime Minister's Science Engineering and Innovation Council, 2008-2009. Director, Don Dunstan Foundation, 2000-2003. Board Member, Enterprise Investments Ltd, 1984-1995. Board Member, Pipeline Authority, 1985-1995. Board Member, Flinders Technologies. Co-Editor, The Economic Record. Publications include: - Reshaping the Labour Market; Regulation, Efficiency and Equality in Australia, 1999. - Living Decently, 1993. - Economics: Australian Edition, 1992. - No Time to Lose, 2005. - Children of the Lucky Country?, 2005. Also numerous book chapters and journal articles.
Richardson OAM, Mrs Denise Kaye (AD2013)
For service to the community through charitable and sporting organisations.
Chairman, Region 5, Adelaide Women and Children's Hospital Auxiliary, since 2011. Member, Adelaide Women and Children's Hospital, Tintinara Auxiliary, since 1984; President, 1993-1997. Volunteer, Tintinara Football Club Ladies Auxiliary, since the early 1990s; President, 1999-2000; Vice-President, 1995-1998; Secretary, 1997-1998; Committee Member, 1994 and 2001-2002. Councillor, Coorong District Council, 2006-2010. Coordinator, Coonalpyn Communication Network Inc (The Hub), since 2003; Board Member. Member, Murray Mallee Community Education Network, since 2003. Member, Mother and Babies Health Association, during the 1990s; Regional Representative, Mallee Region for Child and Youth Health.
Ridings AO, Mr Philip Lovett (QB1982)
For service to the sport of cricket.
A former senior executive in the field of finance, Mr Ridings is a well-known South Australian cricketer, having played for the State from 1937-57 and serving as Captain for 11 years. He was Chairman of the South Australian Cricket Committee for six years and has been a State Selector for 30 years. He served on the Committee of the South Australian Cricket Association for 44 years and was President of that Association for 15 years. He is Chairman of the Australian Selectors and of the Australian Cricket Board. He has represented Australia at meetings of the International Cricket Conference and in 1980 was appointed to manage the Australian Team for the special Centenary Test Tour of England. In 1983 was appointed to manage the Australian team to England for the World Cup matches.
Riordan OAM, Mr James Galway (QB1984)
For service to the community.
An active member of his church, Mr Riordan has been a member of the Port Augusta Branch of the St. Vincent de Paul Society since 1933 and the Secretary since 1949. He is a former Chairman of the Knights of the Southern Cross. He is a Life Member of the All Saints' Tennis Club, the Port Augusta Tennis Association, and the South Australian Tennis Association, and in 1979 was awarded the Port Augusta Rotary Club's "Citizen of the Year Award" for his service to sport and the community of Port Augusta.
Rismiller OAM, Dr Peggy Diane (QB2006)
Service to science through the Pelican Lagoon Research and Wildlife Centre.
Co-Director and Senior Researcher, Pelican Lagoon Research and Wildlife Centre, since 1988; conducts biological research and conservation studies on Australian native species, particularly echidnas, Rosenbergs goanna and island tiger snakes. Principal Investigator for Earthwatch Institute. Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Anatomical Sciences, University of Adelaide. Member, Society of Woman Geographers. Author, The Echidna: Australia's Enigma, AVIVA. Awards include: Earthwatch Award for Climatic Change Research, 2002.
Rix AM, Mr Cecil Edward (QB1986)
For service to conservation and to ornithology.
Chairman, Exhibits Committee, Royal Zoological Society of South Australia since 1981; Government Member (Honorary) 1973-84, published a "History of the Adelaide Zoo" for its Centenary 1978. Recently completed a 10-year study of the ICI - Buckland Park Wetlands area bird habitat. Member, South Australia National Park Commission 1966-72. South Australia representative, Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union 1971-76. Member, South Australia Ornithological Association since 1934. Member, Department of Lands, Land Board 1958-71, Chairman 1965-71.
Rix OAM, Mrs Barbara Claire (QB2010)
For service to people with a disability, particularly through the Amelia Rix Foundation and Awards.
Established the Amelia Rix Foundation and Award, 2003; for job seekers with a disability. Volunteer and fundraiser, Community Bridging Services, since 1997. Member and South Australian contact person, Melanoma Patients Australia Support Group, since 2006. Member and fundraiser, Adelaide Survivors Abreast dragon boat team, ca2005. Councillor, City of Woodville, 1984-1992. Current Member, Austin 7 Club.
Rix OAM, Mr John (QB2013)
For service to the community of the Riverland region.
Member, Rotary Club of Berri, since 1984; President, 1989-1990 and 2004-2005; Secretary, 1987-1988, 1992-1996, 1998-2001, 2003-2004, 2005-2007 and 2010-2012; Treasurer, 2008-2009; also served as Director, Berri Rotary Foundation. Treasurer/Management Committee Member, Berri Cottage Homes, since 1992; during his term as Treasurer the Homes have improved their financial position and managed to save and invest almost half a million dollars to be allocated towards the construction of a village hall. Chief Steward, Riverland Greyhound Racing Club, 1984-2011; Steward, 1979-1984. Member, Riverland Rostrum Club No 15, since 1979; Secretary, Freeman of Rostrum, 1998; also achieved the status of an Accredited Critic. Coordinator, Tax Help Program, Anglicare, for 5 years. Area Manager, Riverland Mallee Region, South Australia, Wesfarmers Federation Insurance, since 1990. Real Estate Agent/Auctioneer, Rooney's Real Estate, Berri, 1980-1989. Member, Australian Institute of Management, since 1984. Awards/recognition include: General Manager's Club Award for Excellence, Wesfarmers Federation Insurance Rural General Manager, 1994. Awarded a scholarship through The Queen's Silver Jubilee Trust, 1989. Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary Club of Berri.
Roach OAM, Mr Donald Gilbert (AD2013)
For service to veterans and their families.
Treasurer, Mitcham Branch, Royal Australian Air Force Association, since 1996; Vice-President, 1997-2006; Branch Membership records, since 1999, Chairman newsletter production team, since 2001; Member, Award Panel, since 1999; Member, Welfare Committee, since 2002; Life Member, since 2006; Member, since 1995. Foundation Treasurer, Mitcham War Memorial Trust Fund, 2008-2010. Awards/recognition include: Certificate of Merit, Federal Council, Royal Australian Air Force Association, 2004. Distinguished Service Award, Royal Australian Air Force Association, South Australia Division, 2001.
Roach OAM, Mr David George (QB2013)
For service to the arts through contributions to amateur theatre, and to the community.
Joint Founder, Independent Theatre Inc, 1983. Member, Management Committee, since 1983. Voluntary actor, and set designer and builder. Mentor for playwrights and actors. Guide, Art Gallery of South Australia. Chairman, Palliative Care Council SA, 2008-2010. Director of Bereavement Care, Southern Community Hospice Program. Part-time Lecturer, School of Social and Policy Studies, Flinders University. Member, Management Committee, Grieflink. Formerly involved, National Association of Loss and Grief, South Australia.
Roberts OAM, Mr Raymond Errol (QB1981)
For service in the field of youth welfare.
Mr Roberts has been an Executive member of several sporting bodies for many years, and has served as President of the Western Youth Centre, and the South Australian Amateur Gymnastic Association. He has represented South Australia at National Gymnastic Conferences and has managed State Teams for National Championships. In retirement he continues to give voluntary service, particularly to the Western Youth Centre.
Roberts OAM, Mrs Marie dela Plato (AD1992)
For service to music education, particularly the violin.
Violinist and music teacher. Established Die Musiker Studio, music school for children 1965. Many of her pupils have achieved much success in the music field and gone on to attend the Elder Conservatorium of Music. Life member, Trinity College of Music (London) and local representative.
Roberts OAM, Miss Jennefer Mary (AD1992)
For service to education administration.
Principal Seymour College SA 1976-90. Headmistress Perth College WA 1969-76. President SA Independent Schools' Board 1982-83, Vice-President 1979-81. Council member Salisbury CAE from 1977, President 1979. Federal Secretary Association of Heads of Independent Girls' Schools of Australia, former Vice-President, SA President. Former President, Secretary, Association of Principals of Independent Girls' Schools WA. Member Advisory Committee allocating Federal Aid under Commonwealth Libraries and Science Laboratories Assistance Programme.
Roberts AM, Dr Lynette Maree (AD1997)
For service to the community and to health, particularly in the fields of health promotion, cancer prevention awareness and lifestyle education.
Dr Roberts is employed by the Anti-Cancer Foundation of the University of South Australia since 1991. She was involved in health promotion as Manager, Cancer Prevention and Education Unit and is the Co-ordinator of the SA Smoking and Health Project. Responsible for the annual QUIT campaign which haa a budget of $500,000. Liased with health organisations to present their concerns to the governments of the day, which has been influential in amendments made to legislation concerning the sale and consumption of tobacco. She has served in many capacities with organisations such as the Family Planning Association of SA and the Child, Adolescent and Family Health Service. Dr Roberts is also well known for her research and publication in several areas of women's health.
Roberts OAM, Mr Thomas Alexander (QB1982)
For service to equestrian sport.
Roberts OAM, Mr Jack (AD1995)
For service to local government and to the community.
Mr Roberts served for 38 years as District Clerk of the District Council of Lameroo. He also served as Secretary and delegate to the Upper South-East Local Government Association 1965-86. Some of his other community activities include: Foundation Secretary, Lameroo District Historical Society 1978-87; Executive member, Lameroo R&SL 1947-87; Secretary, Box Flat Dingo Control Board 1972-87; Executive member, Lameroo Golf Club 1972-87, and Foundation Secretary, Lameroo Community Library. Since retiring to Happy Valley, Mr Roberts' community involvement has continued through the local bowling club, Legacy and Rotary.
Roberts AM, Mr Bertram Ainslie (QB1993)
For service to art, particularly through the interpretation of Aboriginal Dreamtime mythology.
Through his paintings portrays Aboriginal legend and mythology that is regarded as bridging the gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians; deep perception and feeling for this land and its original people reflected in work. Painter over 30 years of more than 200 paintings interpreting and expressing colour and variety of Australian Aboriginal Dreamtime mythology in oils, egg-tempera and acrylic and black-and-white illustrations. Represented in public and private collections Australia. NZ, UK, Europe, USA, Canada. Has collaborated as artist and designer of series of "Dreamtime" books which have brought Australian Aboriginal mythology to world attention.
Roberts OAM, Mrs Jean Ivy (AD1999)
For service to women in South Australia through the National Council of Women and the Churches of Christ.
Mrs Roberts is an advocate for the important role women play in both community and church life. She has been involved with the National Council of Women in South Australia as an Executive Member, 1987-1997; Membership Secretary, 1988-1990; General Secretary, 1991 1993; Vice President, 1993-1995; Senior Vice President, 1995-1996; Vice President and Acting Secretary, 1996-1997. Mrs Roberts serves as Churches of Christ’s representative to the Committee of Australian Church Women, SA since 1980; Secretary, 1983-1987. Chosen as the Churches of Christ’s representative to SA Committee of World Day of Prayer, 1987-1991, and 1996 continuing; Assistant Secretary, 1988-1990; President, 1990-1993 (one year terms). Contributes to Flinders Park Church of Christ as an Elder, President of Women’s Fellowship, Sunday School Superintendent and participates in various committees. Awarded a Certificate of Community Service by the International Women’s Day Committee in 1997.
Roberts AO, Mrs Judith Mary (QB2003)
For service to the community, particularly through leadership roles in a range of women's health, social service, family and multicultural organisations and boards, and to education through Flinders University, the Senior Secondary Assessment Board of South Australia and the Helpmann Academy.
Mrs Roberts was appointed a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia in The Queen’s Birthday 1984 Honours List for her service to the community, particularly women's affairs. Since then her service to the community includes: Chairman, Anti-Cancer Foundation Board, 1996-2003. Elected Pro-Chancellor, Flinders University, 2001. Elected Vice-President, The Cancer Council Australia, 2001. Life member, SACOSS, 2001 Ambassador for the International Year of the Older Person (SA), 1999. Chairperson, Celebrate Seniors (SA), 1999. Chairman, SA Council on Reproductive Technology, 1992-1996; Deputy Chair, 1987-1992; member, 1987-1996. Deputy Chairman, Royal Adelaide Hospital Board of Directors, 1995-1996; member, 1990-1996. Chaired pilot programs to establish Cervix Screening and Breast Cancer Screening Programs and then Chaired both state advisory committees to these programs, 1989-1995. Member, National Health and Medical Research Council, 1986-1993; Member of Executive, 1988-1995; Chair, Education and Publicity Committee, then Communications Committee; Chair, Working party to appoint first Director and establish National Breast Cancer Centre; member, Medical Research Ethics Committee. Chairman, Disability Services Implementation Steering Committee, 1992-1993. Chairman, Queen Victoria Hospital Board, 1983-1988; guided the amalgamation of the Hospital and the Adelaide Children's Hospital to form the Women's and Children's Hospital in 1987. Chairman, Family Services Council Australia, 1997-1999. National President, Marriage Guidance Australia (now Relationships Australia), 1993-1996; SA President, 1991-1996. Director, Office of the Ageing SA Government, 1995. Board Member, Volunteer Centre SA, 1991-1993. Chairman, SA Child Poverty Campaign ‘Promise the Children’. Vice-President, Australian Council of Social Service, 1985-1988. Chairman, SA Council of Social Service, 1982-1986. Chairman, SA Consultative Committee on Social Welfare, 1982-1985. Chaired SA Home and Community Care Advisory Committee. Co-founded SA Multicultural Forum. Member, Council of Flinders University, for past 10 years. Foundation Chairman, Helpmann Academy, 1994-2001; promotes excellence in the arts. Former Chairman, SA Board of Secondary Schools Assessment, for over 7 years. Co-founded Parents and Friends Association of Independent Schools in SA and Parents' Council. Vice-President, Australian Parents Council, 1981-1987.
Roberts OAM, Mrs Joan Ellen (QB2003)
For service to the community as an administrator of aged care organisations.
South Australian Retirement Village Association: Inaugural President, 1987-1994; assisted with development of Retirement Villages Act 1987. Elkanah Retirement Village: Chairperson, Residents Committee, since 1995; inaugural member of Committee, since 1985; acting Vice-Chairperson, for 6 monthly periods; Chairperson, Social Group; member, joint Working Party.
Roberts OAM, Mr Luke Justin (AD2005)
For service to sport as a Gold Medallist at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games.
Mr Roberts won a Gold Medal at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games in the Men's Team Pursuit 4000 metres cycling team. He represented Australia in an exemplary manner and brought great credit to himself, the Australian team and the nation.
Roberts OAM, Mrs Bernice Patricia (AD2013)
For service to the community of Seaton.
Volunteer School Support Officer, Seaton Park Primary School, since 1995; employed as School Support Officer, 1973-1993; Library volunteer, from the 1960s to early 1970s. Pastoral Carer, Seaton Uniting Church, for over 15 years; Minute Secretary to Church Council, for 6 years; Cleaning Roster Coordinator; Member, Mothers and Friends Group, until the 1970s; Member, for over 50 years. Volunteer, Westminster Village Aged Care Facility, since 2010; during her visits to her husband.
Roberts OAM, Mr Ian Thomas (AD2013)
For service to the community of Blyth.
Chairperson and Manager, Blyth Regional Cinema Inc, 2004-2012. Chairman, Blyth Development Board, 1997-2010; Committee Member, 1992-2012. Chairman, Blyth Progress Association, 1986-2003; Secretary, 1972-1986. Councillor, Blyth Distict Council, for 2 years in the 1980s. Founder, Medika Art Gallery, Blyth, 1984. Convenor, Blyth Community Tree Planting Day, for the past 21 years; has been growing thousands of plants each year. Instigator and Planning, Brooks Lookout Attraction and the Lomandra Walking Trail. Active in civic affairs for many years through a range of organisations including: - Blyth Hospital Action Group. - Blyth Hospital Board Committee. - Padnaindi Reserve Development, 1984 and 2012. - Blyth Brinkworth Propagation Unit, 2001-2012. - Blyth Management Committee. - Secretary, local Tennis, Cricket and Football Clubs, during the 1970s.
Roberts OAM, Mr Kevin Lewis (AD2014)
For service to the community of the Torrens Valley.
President, Rotary Club of Morialta, 1991-1992; Member, Rotary International, since 1984. Served on Rotary District 9520 Committees 1991-2000; Director, Medic Alert Board, 1992-1995. Involved in the District 9520 Bushfire Recovery Project as the full-time manager and coordinator for two years after the 2009 Victorian bushfires. Coordinated, managed or assisted in over 190 Rotary Projects in the areas of community, youth, and international service. District Cricket Umpire 1988-1994. Full-time staff member in four TAFE Colleges, 1968-1998; Manager, School of Building, Torrens Valley Institute of TAFE, 1986-1998. Awards/recognition include: Joy Noble Medal as South Australia's Volunteer of the Year, 2012; the Medal is South Australia’s highest distinction for recognising the outstanding efforts of an individual volunteer within the State.
Roberts OAM, Mrs Shirley Ann (AD2014)
For service to the community of the Torrens Valley.
Member, Rotary Club of Magill Sunrise. Honorary Rotarian, Rotary Club of Morialta, for 15 years. Volunteer with the Rotary District 9520 Bushfire Recovery Project for two years after the 2009 Victorian bushfires. Active volunteer with community groups including the Enfield Uniting Church, East Torrens Cricket Club, and Dernancourt Primary School.
Robertson OAM, Mrs Penelope Joan (AD1992)
For service to people with disabilities.
President, The Downs Syndrome Association of SA Inc. since 1982. The Association provided early intervention programme initially for 12 families, now grown to 82 families. First National President Australian Downs Syndrome Association since 1986. Attended Regional Conference of the Asian Federation on Mental Retardation (AFMR) in Singapore 1987.
Robertson OAM, Mr Claude Gordon George (QB1993)
For service to local government and to motorcycling.
Has been a Councillor of the City of West Torrens for 34 years. Served as Chairman of Council's Finance and Administration Committee and has been Council's representative on various trust bodies including the Local Government Association of SA. Was Chairman of the West Torrens Bicentennial Committee. Has also been involved with motorcycling, being President of the Auto Cycle Union of SA and a State delegate and Executive member of the Auto Cycle Council of Australia.
Robertson OAM, Mr Charles (AD1996)
For service to local government, the aged and sports administration.
Member, Port Pirie City Council 1979-83, Deputy Mayor 1985-87 and an Alderman from 1984-89. Helped reform the Port Pirie Sporting Association and was its Foundation Chairman 1980-90 during which arranged for sponsorship to sustain a strong financial position. Secretary/Treasurer, Port Pirie Football League, 1960s and again 1991-94. Founder Port Pirie Football Leage Umpires' Association. Also active fund-raiser for Senior Citizens' Homes and Foundation Chairman of the Port Pirie Aged Care Committee from 1984-91; Chairman of the Domiciliary Care Centre 1982-89.
Robertson AM, Mrs Enid Lucy (QB1997)
For service to botany, particularly the conservation and management of native vegetation in South Australia, and to the community.
Mrs Robertson, a botanist, has made a voluntary and practical contribution to the conservation and management of native vegetation in South Australia since the early 1970s. Recently she has been working with other volunteers to eradicate Monadinia Bracteatum, a weed orchid from the Mount Lofty Ranges, involving many hours of weeding this species. Her extensive involvement includes assisting the National Trust, The Nature Preservation Committee, 1972-92, Board Adelaide Botanic Gardens, 1974-80, Watiparinga National Trust Reserve Management since 1973, City of Mitcham Open Space Survey Co-ordinating Committee since 1980, Sturt District Consultative Committee and the National Parks and Wildlife Service since 1987. Serves on the National Estates Grants Programme Special Advisory Committee since 1988, and the State Revegetation Committee since 1995. Previously she was involved with the Native Vegetation Authority, 1989-95, and the Native Vegetation Council, 1991-95. Mrs Robertson has assisted over the years the Quakers' Religious Society of Friends, the Australian Foundation of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse and the Blackwood High School's Ashby House.
Robins OAM, Mrs Shirley Joan (QB2006)
Service as a contributor to and supporter of the activities of ex-service organisations in Adelaide.
Support to HMAS Australia Club, South Australia, through provision of meetings/functions venue (at no cost) and area for displaying memorabilia, for 26 years. Support to fundraising activities of Legacy Club of Adelaide. Licensee, Union Hotel, 1963-2002.
Robins OAM, Mr Anthony Brooke (Tony) (AD2012)
For service to the the community of Adelaide, particularly through the Phoenix Society.
Chairman, Phoenix Society Inc, 2000-2009; Board Member, 1993-2000; Honorary Life Member, 2008. President, Rotary Club of Adelaide, 2010-2011; Member, since 1991; participant in many committees and activities. Board Member, Masonic Memorial Homes Trust, 1990-1991; assisted with recruitment, for 20 years. Member, Lodge of Friendship, Freemasonry, since 1987; Junior Officer role, 2006-2008. Member, Finance, Audit and Governance Committee, Meals on Wheels SA, since 2002; assists with recruitment to management positions because of background in Human Resources. Board Member, The Memorial Hospital, 1989-1998; when the hospital was under the auspices of the Uniting Church. Member, Burnside City Uniting Church; Member, Church Council; Coordinator, Planned Giving, on several occasions; Choir Member; Coordinator of fundraising towards the amalgamation of four churches to become Burnside City Uniting in 2010; Member, Tusmore Park Uniting Church, from 1978 until the amalgamation. Proprietor, Tony Robins Recruiters Pty Ltd, since 2001. Co-Founder and Partner, Robins, Whyte, Makrid Pty Ltd (now known as Management Recruiters Australia), 1986-2001. President, South Australian Employers' Federation, 1991-1992; Board Member, 1988-1993; instrumental in negotiations to merge the Federation with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry to become the SA Employers' Chamber of Commerce and Industry, of which he was a Board Member. Managerial roles with several companies early in his career including Slade Consulting Group, Simpson Ltd and the Australian Institute of Management. Awards/recognition include: Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary Club of Adelaide, since 2007.
Robinson AM, Mrs Toni Fae (AD1997)
For service to local government and to the community as Mayor of the Rural City of Murray Bridge since 1989, and as an advocate for improved water resources management in the Murray-Darling River Basin.
Mrs Robinson has served as Mayor, Rural City of Murray Bridge, since 1989; elected Councillor 1982. She is well known for her willingness to attend community functions and frequently has attended three functions in the one day. She has played a major part in providing the Council with a long-term management plan. Mrs Robinson has been an active campaigner to protect the Murray-Darling River Basin and consequently is an active member of several relevant government/community organisations. Member, Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council Community Advisory Committee (MDBMC), 1989-1995. Member and Chairperson, River Murray Water Resources Advisory Committee (RMWRAC). Member, Research Advisory Committee for the Murray-Darling Freshwater Research Centre (MDFRC), 1989-1995.
Robinson OAM, Mr Ben Floyd (QB2001)
For service to transport, particularly the taxi industry in South Australia.
Member, Taxi Industry since 1976. Board Member, Suburban Taxis since 1986 and Secretary since 1990. Appointed by the Passenger Transport Board as Member and Secretary of the Taxi Industry Advisory Panel since 1994. Chairman of Driver Safety Sub-Committee since 1996. Board Member, Taxi Owners Mutual Cooperative since 1996. Committee Member, Southern Adelaide Region Transport Advisory Group since 1997. Deputy Member, Former Metropolitan Taxi Cab Board, 1991-1994. Executive Member, South Australian Taxi Association, 1986-1994. Member, Taxi Cab Operators Association, 1977-1986; Committee Member, 1980-1986; President, 1982-1984.
Robinson OAM, Mrs Denise Margaret (QB2001)
For service to the community, particularly through Family Aid to Mission.
Volunteer and subsequently organising Secretary (since 1991) for Family Aid to Mission (FAM), an auxiliary of the Church Missionary Society (Anglican). This organisation provides goods to assist people in developing countries whose local communities have missionaries in their vicinity. Nominee has helped to collect and send a diverse range of items to Tanzania and has assisted with fundraising and promotion of the work of FAM.
Robson OAM, Mr Bruce Neville (QB2004)
For service to education, particularly through the Temple Christian College.
Temple Christian College, Mile End, Adelaide: Founding Headmaster, 1983-1991. Pulteney Grammar School, South Terrace, Adelaide: Deputy Headmaster, 1965-1982; Head, Middle School, 1951; Teacher, 1948-1982. Co-authored a number of mathematics textbooks. Adelaide Crusade Centre: former Member.
Roche AM, Mr John Justin (AD1981)
For service to local government and to the community.
Mr Roche was Lord Mayor of Adelaide from 1975 to 1977 and a member of the Adelaide City Council for 13 years. He made significant contribution to planning and development through the State Planning Authority, the Building and Town Planning Committee and the City of Adelaide Development Committee. He also served the Australian Institute of Urban Studies, the Urban Development Institute of Australia and Commonwealth Government's Advisory Council for Intergovernment Relations. He has actively supported numerous community projects and is known for his philanthropic works.
Roche AM, Mr David Jerome (QB2013)
For significant service to the community, particularly as a benefactor to cultural institutions.
Benefactor to the world of fine arts through the donation and permanent loan of several articles of historical significance to Australia to inter alia the Art Gallery of SA, the Powerhouse Museum, and the National Library of Australia. Established, The David Roche Foundation, consisting of objects of art, porcelain, furniture, objects d'art, valued at many millions of dollars, bequeathed for the benefit of state of South Australia. Breeder of champion dogs, particularly Afghan Hounds. Councillor, Dog Committee, Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of SA, for 35 years. All-breeds Judge in many countries around the world, including Cruft's Dog Show, for 60 years; Financial supporter, South Australian Canine Association. Mr Roche died on 27 March 2013.
Roder AM, The Hon John Herbert (QB1997)
For service to urban and regional planning, the law and the community.
Served as a Judge of the District Court of South Australia from 1970 to 1994. Judge Roder has made a significant contribution to the law in the field of urban and regional planning in general, and to Town and Country planning in particular. In 1967, he was appointed the first Chairman of the SA Planning Appeals Board and his judgements have provided the legal underpinnngs of the current SA planning system. Prior to assuming judicial office, Judge Roder was closely associated with the planning profession as an Honorary Solicitor of the Royal Australian Institute of Planning. Was Lecturer in Town Planning with the Faculty of Architecture and Urban Design, University of Adelaide, 1975-94, and is currently a visiting academic to the University. Has co-authored planning and environmental law textbooks. Judge Roder has also served the community in the field of education having been Chairman of the Governing Councils of the following educational institutions: Western Teachers' College, 1972, Adelaide College of Arts and Education, 1973-76, SA College of Advanced Education, 1983-90, and the University of South Australia.
Roder AM, DR David Murray (QB2000)
For service to public health, particularly in the field of population health epidemiology through the South Australian Cancer Registry.
Dr Roder is the Director of the Epidemiology Branch, Department of Human Services since 1980. He is an Associate Professor at the School of Medicine, University of Adelaide since 1993; and Clinical Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Flinders University since 1994. Previously he was Assistant Professor at the School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1977-1978. Dr Roder was a World Health Organisation Consultant during the 1980s; and Councillor of the Australasian Epidemiology Association, 1988-1989. He served as the National Health and Medical Research Council representative on the Global Forum of Health Research in 1998. He has contributed as a member to a number of NHMRC committees including the following: Career Awards Committee, 1995-1996; Colorectal Cancer Screening Working Party, 1995-1996; Public Health Research and Development Committee, 1994-1995; and Quality of Health Care and Health Outcomes Committee, 1992-1995. He is also a member of numerous government and health related committees related to cancer studies and early cancer detection.
Roenfeldt OAM, Mr Brett Stephen (AD2013)
For service to the real estate industry through administrative roles.
Auctioneer and real estate trainer, for 30 years. Board Member, Real Estate Institute (REI) of SA. President, Society of Auctioneers and Appraisers; and Board Member, 1988-1998. Life Member. Has been training salespeople through the Real Estate Training College and the Real Estate Institute, since 1985. Assisted in the development of first Code of Conduct for real estate auctions in SA in 1994. President, Concordia College Foundation, 2006-2010. Awards/recognition include: REI National President's Award, 2009. State President's Sir Robert Torrens Award REI South Australia, 2008. Inaugural inductee into the Hall of Fame, Society of Auctioneers and Appraisers Hall of Fame, 2005. Golden Gavel Winner, 1994, 1995, 1996 and 2001; South Australia's top Real Estate Auctioneer Award.
Roennfeldt OAM, Mr Edwin Herbert (QB1978)
For service to local government and the community.
Roennfeldt OAM, Mr James Alan (QB2012)
For service to the community of Marysville, particularly in the aftermath of the 2009 Victorian bushfires.
Treasurer, Marysville and Triangle Development Group, February 2009-July 2010.
Roesler OAM, Mr Raymond Dean (AD2004)
For service to horticulture through the cultivation and promotion of cymbidium orchids.
Cymbidium Club of South Australia: Foundation Member, 1988; appointed the first Life Member; Publishing Editor of "Cymbidium News"; held executive positions including President, Vice-President; delegate, Australian Cymbidium Society Inc since inception - one of the primary movers to set up the national body in 1995. Australian Cymbidium Society Inc: Editor, "Cymbidiums Australia", which is a section devoted to cymbidiums in an off the shelf magazine, "The Australian Orchid Review" . Dr Miles Seton Bequest: Legatee of this bequest, which is a research project involving the ongoing breeding of Australian species, cymbidium suave. Gawler District Orchid Club: Editor, for five years. Awards include: Award of Recognition, Australian Cymbidium Society, 1998.
Rogers AM, Miss Ruth Nellie (QB1986)
For service to early childhood education.
Deputy Director of Education (Early Childhood), South Australian Education Department since 1983; Assistant Director 1975-83; Assistant Superintendent (Primary Education) 1970-75. South Australian President, World Education Fellowship since 1984, member of Executive since 1970. Convener, 1984 National Conference: First Years of School. Chairperson, Accreditation Panel, Darwin Community College 1982. Member, Kindergarten Union Board of Management 1975-80. Member of Committee, National Inquiry into Teacher Education 1980-82.
Rogers OAM, Mrs Gillian (AD1994)
For service to youth with intellectual disabilities, particularly through the Get Together Club.
Mrs Rogers was the founder, organiser and supervisor of "The Get Together Club", approximately 14 years ago, which provides organised social activities for young people with intellectual disabilities. Mrs Rogers is a special educator, advisor and advocate for youth with intellectual disabilities.
Rogers OAM, Mr Kevin Clive (QB2001)
For service to the community, particularly through Rotary International, the Phoenix Society and the Australian Railway Historical Society, and to youth.
Rotary Club of Unley: Member, Rotary Club of Unley, since 1984. Former President of the Club, 1995-96. Paul Harris Fellowship, 1999. Phoenix Society Inc: Board Member, Phoenix Society Inc. Volunteer, since 1976. Life Member of the Society. Australian Railway Historical Society: Member, Council, 10 years. Chairperson for Public Relations and Marketing Committee, 11 years. Service to Youth Council: Board Member for several years. Chairperson of "Trace a Place" sub-committee. Peer Support Foundation: Board Member for several years, Chairperson, 1991-1993. Community Welfare Department: Prior to appointment as a magistrate, voluntary mentor in a one-to-one scheme for youths in trouble with law. Magistrates Court of South Australia: Magistrate, since 1985 Resident Magistrate, Port Augusta, several years. Other community activity: Time keeper, Scotch Old Collegians Football Club Inc (Mitcham, SA), 33 years. Former Committee Member. Life Member of the Club.
Rogers OAM, Mr Philip John (AD2000)
For service to the community through the Clovercrest Swimming Club and Asthma South Australia.
Veteran member of the Australian Men’s Swimming Team since 1989. Involved in competitive swimming since eight years of age, specialising in breaststroke. Joined the Clovercrest Swimming Club at 11 years of age and is the only person granted Life membership. Has assisted the Asthma South Australia with annual sponsored swimming events. Sporting Achievements: 1999 World Short Course Championships, Hong Kong, winner of 200 metres breaststroke and 4x 100 metres medley relay (world record). Current World Champion of the 200 metres Breast Short Course. 1998 World Championships, Perth -- Gold 4x100 metres medley relay. 1997 World Short Course Championships, Gothenburg -- Gold 4x100 metres medley relay and World Record. 1996 World Cup Tour -- Gold medallist in 100 and 200 metres breaststroke and Silver in 50 and 200 metres breaststroke. Olympic Games, Atlanta -- Bronze 4x100 metres medley relay. 1995 Pan Pacific Championships -- Silver medallist 100 metres breaststroke, Bronze Medal in 200 metres breaststroke and Silver in the 4x100 metres medley relay. 1994 Commonwealth Games -- Gold 100 metres breaststroke, 4x100 metres medley relay, Silver 200 metres breaststroke. 1993 World Short Course Championships -- Gold Medal 100 metres breaststroke. Australian Short Course Championships 100 and 200 metres breaststroke World Records. 1992 Olympic Games, Barcelona -- Bronze Medal 100 metres breaststroke.
Rogers OAM, Mrs Elizabeth Johannah (QB2006)
Service to the community tbrough contributions to the Friends of the State Library of SA, the Burnside Historical Society and Carrick Hill.
Honorary Secretary, Friends of the State Library of South Australia, since 1998; Member, since 1992; Chairman, Program and Membership Sub-Committee, since 2000; Delegate to Australian Federation of Friends of Museums. Editor, Burnside Historical Society, since 1998; President, 2000-2003; Vice-President, 1999-2000; Life Member. Current Secretary, Carrick Hill Foundation. Current Editor, Friends of Carrick Hill; Inaugural Secretary, 1987-1996; current Guide, Carrick Hill. Awards/recognition include: Certificate of Appreciation, Carrick Hill Trust, for her service and contribution to Carrick Hill, 2006. Australia Day Community Award, City of Burnside, for her service to the community, 2002.
Rogers OAM RFD AE, Dr Warren McIntosh (QB2009)
For service to the community through church and educational organisations.
Rogers AO, Em Prof George Ernest (AD2013)
For distinguished service to biochemistry through contributions to tertiary education and leadership of research into the molecular structure and growth processes of wool and hair.
Emeritus Professor, University of Adelaide, since 1992. Head, Department of Biochemistry, University of Adelaide, 1988-1992; Professor, 1978-1992; Reader in Biochemistry, 1963-1977. Doctor of Science, University of Adelaide, 1976. Since his retirement he has continued various research projects. Program Manager, Cooperative Research Centre for Premium Quality Wool, 1993-2000. Inaugural President, Australian Hair and Wool Research Society, 1996-1997. Visiting Scholar, University of Pittsburgh, USA, 2012. Eleanor Roosevelt Fellow, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA, 1985. Visiting Fellow, University of Grenoble, France, 1977. Visiting Fellow, Clare Hall, Cambridge, UK, 1970. Fellow, Australian Academy of Science, 1977. Awards/recognition include: Centenary Medal, 2001. Honorary Professor (Dermatology), University of Melbourne, 2009. Lemberg Medal, Australian Biochemical Society, 1976. Delivered the John Ebling Memorial Lecture to the European Hair Research Society in Paris, France, 1996.
Rogowski OAM, Mr Wladyslaw (AD1980)
For service to migrant welfare.
Rohde OAM, Mr Ian Paul (QB1987)
For service to local government,
Councillor Stockport Ward (District Council of Riverton) since 1963, Deputy Chairman 1967, Chairman since 1968. Past President Mid-North Local Government Association, Vice-President Mid North Regional Organisation of Councils 1986. Council's representative at Regional and State level meetings since becoming Chairman. Involved in major community developments.
Roller OAM, Mr Andre Marston (QB2002)
For service to education in South Australia, particularly through the organisation and promotion of the Tournament of Minds competition.
Director, South Australian Tournament of Minds, 1991-1999, an honorary position. Mr Roller was instrumental in the development of the Tournament of Minds competition in South Australia. The competition develops the enterprise skills of students through their participation in activities that require teamwork and creativity. In 1991, 50 teams participated; numbers of participants have since increased to 320 teams in 1996. Mr Roller also organised and ran 2 successful ‘Australian Tournament of Minds’ finals for students from all Australian states and territories. Apart from administering the tournaments, Mr Roller gained sponsorship from companies, negotiated the use of facilities at Flinders University and provided training for teachers. As a result of his work, many schools now use the methodology of the tournament as the basis of their enrichment and extension programmes. Other service includes: Director, Foundation at Walford Anglican School for Girls. Classroom teacher, various schools in Adelaide; Deputy Principal, 1983-1989.
Rolton OAM, Mrs Gillian (AD1993)
For service to sport as a gold medallist in the Equestrian Three-Day Team event at the Olympic Games, Barcelona, 1992.
Romanik OAM, Mr Vinko (QB2001)
For service to the Croatian community of Adelaide.
Announcer (voluntary service) with the Croatian radio program, 5EB1-FM since its inception in 1977. Managed a community shop for the Croatian Club of Adelaide, 1991 to 1994. During this time the funds from the shop were donated as Humanitarian Aid for Croatia. Assists the Management Committee of the Croatian Club of Adelaide with administrative tasks. Volunteer interpreter for members of the local Croatian community. Member, Croatian Catholic Finance Committee. Voluntary assistance to members of the Croatian community in their dealings with the Croatian Consulate in Melbourne.
Romeo OAM, Mr Antonio (AD2013)
For service to the community as a supporter of a range of local organisations.
Supporter, Edwardstown Lions Club, for 10 years. Supporter, North Adelaide Rotary Club. Active Member, Queen of Angels Thebarton Catholic Church. Sponsor, Carnevale - Italian Culture Festival; major sonsor, 2010. Supporter, Italian Benevolent Foundation. Supporter, St Hilarion Aged Care Building Fund. Supporter, Helping Hand Aged Care. Supporter of numerous schools, sporting clubs, charities, medical, service and welfare groups in South Australia. Founder and Proprietor, Romeo Retail Group, since 1980s.
Romeo OAM, Mrs Elizabeth (AD2013)
For service to the community as a supporter of a range of local organisations.
Supporter, Edwardstown Lions Club, for 10 years. Supporter, North Adelaide Rotary Club. Active Member, Queen of Angels Thebarton Catholic Church. Sponsor, Carnevale - Italian Culture Festival; major sponsor, 2010. Supporter, Italian Benevolent Foundation. Supporter, St Hilarion Aged Care Building Fund. Supporter, Helping Hand Aged Care. Supporter of numerous schools, sporting clubs, charities, medical, service and welfare groups in South Australia. Founder and Proprietor, Romeo Retail Group, since 1980s.
Roocke AM, Mr Trevor Clarence (QB2011)
For service to local government in South Australia, to emergency services and agricultural advisory boards, and to the rural community.
Mayor, District Council of Mount Remarkable, 1983-2010; Councillor, since 1982. Deputy Chair, Central Local Government Region of Councils. Member, Booleroo Centre Civic Centre Committee, since 1978. Member, State Executive Committee, South Australian Local Government Association. Chairman, Northern Community Passenger Transport Network Management Committee. Chairman, Mount Remarkable Federation Committee. Local Government Representative, State Bushfire Coordinating Committee. Chairman, Mount Remarkable Bushfire Prevention Committee; Member, since 1984. Chairman, Mount Remarkable Country Fire Service Group; Member, since 1985. residing Officer, South Australian State Bushfire Prevention Advisory Committee; Member, since 1990. Chairman, Region 4 Bushfire Prevention Advisory Committee; Member, since 1998. Member, Emergency Services Funding Transitional Advisory Committee, 1999-2002. Chairman, Booleroo Centre Country Fire Service Management Committee. Member, South Australian Advisory Board of Agriculture, 1982-1986. Presiding Officer, Lower Flinders Animal and Plant Control Board, 2000-2006; Member, 1984-2000. Member, South Australian Rural Advisory Council, 1985-1986. Inaugural Chairman, Flinders Ranges Land Management Consultative Group, 1985-1990. Deputy Chairman, Southern Flinders Ranges Development Board, since 1993. Inaugural Chairman, Flinders and Pastoral Rural Counselling and Information Service, since 1994. Chairman, Secretary and Life Member, Wepowie Agricultural Bureau. Chairman, Booleroo Centre and Districts Ambulance Service Board; Member, since 1975. Member, Booleroo Centre and Districts Hospital Board Executive Committee, 2002-2006. Member, Mid North Health Advisory Committee. Member, Flinders Mobile Library Service Board of Management, 1997-2000 and 2006-2010. Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer, Southern Flinders Lutheran Parish Council. President, Booleroo Centre Bowling Club; Member, Management Committee. Awards/recognition include: Centenary Medal, 2001.
Rooney OAM, Mrs Kathleen Lehmann (QB2003)
For service to animal welfare through the Animal Welfare League of South Australia.
Current Manager, Tranmere Thrift Shop, Animal Welfare League of South Australia; Member of Board; President, Central Auxiliary; Treasurer; Life Member; Founding Member, 1964. Assisted with establishment of purposed built shelter, completed 1975. Raised over $500,000 with other volunteers, over a period of 37 years. Member of The Harold Raymond Concert Party, The SA Concert Theatre and Pleasure for People, entertaining Senior Citizens Groups, Church Fellowships, Probus Clubs and RSL Clubs, until 1995.
Roscrow AM, Mr Harold Noel (QB1975)
For service to the export industry.
Rosenzweig OAM, Mr Avon Harold (QB1999)
For service to local government through the Mannum District Council, and to the community.
Councillor, Mannum District Council, 1972-1997, including service as Chairman of the Council, 1976-1991; Deputy Chairman, 1992-1994 & 1974-1976. He has also been actively involved in a range of community organisations as the Mannum Council’s representative. Mr Rosenzweig has been a member of the SA Agricultural Bureau for over 50 years and is the current Chairman of the Mid Murray Animal and Plant Control Board; Chairman of the Apamurra Silo Committee; Judge in the Murray Plains Crop Competition. He has been a Justice of the Peace for 40 years.
Rosewarne AM, Mr Charles Washington (AD1978)
For community service, particularly in the organisation and training of Emergency Fire Services.
Rosier AM, Rev Stanley Bruce (QB1987)
For service to religion and to the Anglican Diocese of Willochra, South Australia.
Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Willochra, South Australia for 20 years; Rector St. Oswald's Church, Parkside since March 1987. Active in the ecumenical movement in South Australia and elected in 1986 as President of the South Australian Council of Churches in South Australia and is Secretary of the Heads of Churches in South Australia. Actively involved in maintaining the culture of the Aboriginal people in the Diocese of Willochra and with the residents of the Willochra Home for the Aged at Crystal Brook.
Ross AM, Mr Desmond Glyn (AD1986)
For service to local government.
Ross AM, Mrs Joyce (AD1999)
For service to the visual and performing arts in South Australia.
Mrs Ross has been involved in the support and administration of the arts (visual and performing) and cultural activities for over 50 years. She was a member, South Australian Country Arts Trust, 1989-1990 and 1993-1995, and Northern Board, 1987-1995. Held the position of Curator, Balaklava Courthouse Gallery, 1990-1996; President, 1998 and 1990-1992 and Vice President in 1997. President, Balaklava Community Arts Inc, 1986-1988; Secretary, 1982-1984 and Vice President, 1990-1993. Vice President, Balaklava Festival of Gardens and Galleries, 1994-1995, and Secretary/Treasurer, 1992-1993. Member, Wakefield Plains Council Art in Public Places Advisory Committee, 1989-1990. Mrs Ross established “Art on the Plains”, a regional art programme to give artists an opportunity to exhibit their work. Has written a weekly “Gallery Guide” for the local newspaper, 1991-1996. Served as President, Auburn Players in 1982; Vice President of Balaklava Choral and Music Lovers Society and performer for many years. Awarded Wakefield Plains Council Australia Day Citizen of the Year in 1992.
Ross AM, Mr John Stuart (AD2007)
For service to local government through organisations contributing to a broad range of national and state policy issues, and the Tatiara District Council.
President, Australian Local Government Association, 1999-2002; Senior Vice-President, 1997-1998; Member, Council of Australian Government, 1999-2002; Member, Austroads Council, 1997-2002. President, Local Government Association of South Australian, 1995-1997; Vice-President, 1992-1995. President, South East Local Government Association, 1990-1995; current Vice-President; representative to the State Water Resources Council, 1990-1996. Member, South Australian Local Government Grants Commission, since 2005. Chairman, Local Government Association Workers' Compensation Scheme SA, since 1997. Chairman, Local Government Mutual Liability Scheme SA, since 1997. Chairman, Tatiara District Council, 1989-1992 and 2004-2006; Deputy Chairman, 1987-1989; Councillor, since 1979. Chairman, Forestry South Australia, since December 2005; Board Member, since 2003. Member, Australian Transport Council, 1997-2002. Chairman, Council Purchasing Co-operative SA, 1997-1998. Inaugural Chairman, South East Relief Trust SA, 1993-1995. Board Member, Bordertown Memorial Hospital, 1982-1992.
Ross OAM, Dr Robert Henry (AD2009)
For service to medicine as a general practitioner, and to the communities of the Riverland region of South Australia.
Senior Partner, Renmark Medical Clinic, 1963-2007. General Practitioner, Riverland community, South Australia, 1963-2007. Principal Medical Officer, Renmark and Paringa District Hospital, 1969-1981, 1993-1994 and 1998-2004. Lecturer/Member of Examination Board, Flinders University Medical School, since 2000; Mentor to Medical students, 1996-2007. Executive Member, Australian Medical Association (South Australia), since 1963. Aviation Medical Examiner, for 37 years. Medical Officer, Renmark Council. Chairman, Upper Murray Medical Advisory Committee. Medical Representative, Board of Health, Renmark. Foundation Chairman, Renmark Branch, Rural District Bush Nursing Society. Government Medical Officer and Medical Officer, Australian Defence Force. Chairman, Renmark Primary School Council, for 10 years. Chairman, Renmark Swimming Club. Chairman, Riverland Flying Group. President, Riverland Swimming Association. Foundation Member, Renmark Lions Club. Chairman of the Board of Directors, Solora South Pty Ltd, since 1979.
Rosser OAM, Mr Paul Robert (QB2012)
For service to the community of Willunga through a range of environmental organisations.
Active Member, Willunga Branch, Trees For Life, since 1981; Member, Board of Management, 2002-2004; Willunga Depot Manager, tree kit and soil distribution role, since 2004. Bushcare volunteer, Willunga Hill site, Range Road East site and Bowering Hill site, since 2000. Member, Willunga Hillsface Landcare Group, since 2000; Chairperson, Willunga Hillsface Landcare Board, 2002-2003. Member, Willunga Environment Centre. since 2003; Chairperson, Willunga Environment Centre Board, 2003-2004. Chairperson, Willunga Creeks Project Inc, 2007-2110; Member, since 2005. Member, City of Onkaparinga Washpool Community Reference Group. Awards/resignation include: Gold Member, Trees for Life, 2011. Environment Award, Individual Category, City of Onkaparinga, 2010. Premier’s Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Volunteer Service, 2010.
Rossiter OAM, Mr Craig Ernest (AD2014)
For service to veterans and their families.
Secretary/Treasurer, Kensington Park Sub-Branch, Returned and Services League of Australia, since 1966; Life Member, 1973; Member, since 1954; Committee Member, for 5 years; Editor, Monthly Newsletter. Organiser, Anzac Day Dawn Services, for 47 years. Member, Board of Management, Burnside War Memorial Hospital, for 18 years; Member, Finance Committee, for 12 years. Director, Norwood Apex Club, for 10 years; Foundation Member; President, for one year. Executive Committee Member, Preschool Council of Kindergarten Union, for 13 years. Member, Board of Management, Kindergarten Union of South Australia, for 16 years. Treasurer, Parents and Friends Association, Pembroke School, for 12 years. Member, Transport Handicapped Children's Committee, for 9 years. Member, Kensington Gardens Scout Group Committee, for 15 years. Foundation Committee Member, Regional Art Centres, for 5 years. Justice of the Peace, for 47 years. Awards/recognition include: Order of Merit, Returned and Services League of Australia, 1992.
Rothauser AO, Mr Charles (QB1987)
For service to secondary industry, particularly to the design and manufacturing of plastics.
Foundation member, Plastics Institute of Australia in SA 1947; State Councillor 1947-72; State Vice-President 1950-51; State President 1851-53 and 1958-59; Federal President producing "Caroma" bathroom accessories. In 1949 he designed and moulded disposable penicillin syringes, a word first. Fellow of Plastics Institute of UK since 1967. Has been involved with the Industries Assistance Corporation (SA), Industrial Development Advisory Council, Industrial Research Institute of SA and the Industrial Design Council. In 1973 joined a Swiss Consulting Company working as a consultant for the Australian plastics industry in the European area.
Roughana OAM, Mr Eric Joseph (QB1981)
For service to the timber industry and to the community.
Round AM, Prof David Keith (AD2014)
For significant service to business and commerce, particularly in the areas of competition policy and market regulation.
Professor of Economics and Director, Centre for Regulation and Market Analysis, University of South Australia. Founder and Convenor, UniSA Competition and Consumer Workshop, since 2003; previously known as the Trade Practices Workshop. Former Associate Professor of Economics, University of Adelaide. Member, Australian Competition Tribunal, since 1998. Member, Australian Communications Authority, 1997-2005. Associate Commissioner, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, 1986-1998; previously the Trade Practices Commission. Chairman, Employment Services Regulatory Authority, 1997. Associate Member, Australian Telecommunications Authority, 1989-1994. Lay Member, High Court of New Zealand, since 2009. Consultant to Australian and New Zealand companies, law firms and regulatory agencies. Author of over 150 papers, in Australia and International journals on a variety of industrial economics, competition policy and antitrust topics. Member, Editorial Board, Review of Industrial Organisation. Awards/recognition include: Centenary Medal, 2001.
Rounsefell AM, Dr Bruce Frederick (AD2003)
For service to medicine as a pioneer, researcher and educator in multi-disciplinary pain management.
Dr Rounsefell has worked in the field of pain medicine since 1972, when he became a consultant anaesthetist. His roles in the field of pain medicine include: Medical Director, Chronic Pain Unit, Royal Adelaide Hospital, since 1985; Consultant Anaethetist, Pain Clinic, 1972-1985. National Secretary, Australian Pain Society, since 2001; South Australian Representative to the Society, since 1995. Fellow, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists; Foundation Fellow, Faculty of Pain Medicine; and Examiner.
Rovira AO, Dr Albert Delfin Modesto (QB1996)
For service to agriculture and soil science through research into soil organisms and as Foundation Director of the Co-operative Research Centre for Soil and Land Management.
Foundation director, Co-operative Research Centre for Soil and Land Management 1991-1994 and now currently working as a private consultant. Under his leadership the centre has become a major focus for soil science in Australia and is receiving world attention. His research over 40 years has been a major stimulus to the study of the ecology and management of soil organisms affecting plant growth, in which he is recognised as a world leader. His work has had a major impact on agricultural productivity. In the past five years he has been actively involved in developing sustainable farming systems in southern Australia and is investigating the adoption of conservation farming by cereal farmers and the application of research findings by farmers. National Co-ordinator of Plant Pathology, CSIRO, 1984-1987; Australian Representative, Committee on Soil-Borne Plant Diseases, International Plant Pathology Society 1978-1988. Awarded Australian Medal of Agricultural Science (1978); Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.
Rowe OAM, Mr Alexander Herbert (AD1987)
For service to speedway racing.
Foundation member (1935), Racing Drivers' Association of South Australia (Inc.). Life Member 1947. Designer and builder of racing cars that have attained Australia-wide success during the past 50 years.
Rowe AM, Mr Lincoln Gordon (QB1982)
For service to industry and to the community.
Rowe OAM, Mrs Joyce Lillian (Joy) (QB2004)
For service to the community, particularly by promoting parental involvement in education through school parents' clubs.
South Australian Association of School Parents' Clubs (formerly South Australian Association of School Welfare Clubs): Honorary Archivist, since 1995; Metropolitan Vice-President, 1970-1972; Secretary, 1967-1970; Assistant Secretary, 1965-1967; Member, 1965-1974 and since 1983. Northern Suburban Area Association of School Parents' Clubs (formerly Northern Association of School Welfare Clubs): Member, for over 40 years; has seved in a number of executive positions including President and Vice-President; Patron, since 1969; Life Member, 1985. Northfield High School: Member, School Council, 1969-1979; Vice-Chairman, for 6 years; Treasurer, for 2 years; Vice-President, Parents and Friends Committee, for 5 years; President, Mothers' Auxiliary; Volunteer Canteen Manager; Member, Canteen Roster, for over 6 years. Hampstead Primary School Welfare Club: Served as President, Vice-President, Assistant Secretary, and Delegate to Northern Suburban Association; Life Member, 1972. Other service to the community includes: Legacy Widows Association: Current President of local branch. Enfield Sub-Branch of the Returned and Services League of Australia Women's Auxiliary: Member; Vice-President, for one term; Secretary, 1955-1961.
Rowley AM, Em Prof Derrick (AD1993)
For service to medicine, particularly in the field of microbiology and immunology research.
Outstanding professor microbiology and immunology University of Adelaide some 30 years after distinguished UK career. Driving force in creation Australian Society for Immunology early 1960s. Society has played very important role in developing discipline of immunology in Australia and is a contributing factor to Australia's internationally recognised strength in the field. Also major contribution as Editor Australian Journal Experimental Biology 20 years. Key consultant to World Health Organisation in respect of cholera, leader of field in Australia, devoted to improvement cholera vaccine. Emeritus Professor of Microbiology, University of Adelaide since 1988, Professor since 1959. Many other involvements including Research Adviser to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, Chairman Board of Child Health Research.
Rozenbilds OAM, Dr Elizabeth Stuart (AD2003)
For service to hospital administration in South Australia.
Deputy Director, Medical Administration and Services, The Royal Adelaide Hospital; Deputy Medical Director, Assistant Medical Director; total period of service 1986-2002. During this period, Dr Rozenbilds served on secondment with the South Australian Metropolitan Health Services Division, for 6 months, and on separate secondments with the South Australian Mental Health Service in 1994 and 1995. Medical Administrative Surveyor, Australian Council on Healthcare Standards, 1991-1994. Inaugural Chairman, Board of the Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide, 1989; retired as Chairman, in 1998; has remained on the Board as Deputy Chairman. Deputy Chairman, Board of the Queen Victoria Hospital, 1986-1989; Board Member, 1985. The Queen Victoria Hospital amalgamated with the Adelaide Children's Hospital in 1989 to form the Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide.
Rubeo AM, Miss Elena Luisa (QB1977)
For services to the welfare of Italian migrants.
Rudd AC, Prof Eric Aroha (AD1984)
For service to the mineral and petroleum industries.
Ruffin AM, Prof Richard Ernest (AD2005)
For service to respiratory medicine as a leading clinician, researcher, educator and mentor to colleagues.
Michell Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, since 1998. Head, Division of Medicine, North Western Adelaide Health Service, since 1997. Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Adelaide, 1990-1997. Director, Respiratory Medicine Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 1990-1997. Senior Lecturer in Medicine, Flinders University of South Australia, 1978-1990. Senior Staff Specialist (Respiratory Medicine), Flinders Medical Centre, 1981-1990; Staff Specialist, 1978-1980. Visiting Senior Specialist in Respiratory Medicine, Repatriation General Hospital, 1978-1987. Member, Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand, since 1978; National President, 2003-2005; President, SA Branch, 1990-1992; National Honorary Treasurer, 1984-1987. Member, Royal Australian College of Physicians, since 1974; member, National Examinations Committee, since 1999; member, Australian Medical Workforce Advisory Committee, 1999-2004; Examiner, 1991-1998; Chairman, Working party on Smoking and Health, 1987-1993; Member, Social Issues Committee, 1987-1993. Fellow of American College of Chest Physicians, since 1979. Member, American Thoracic Society, since 1979. Member, European Respiratory Society, since 1984. Member, Asia Pacific Society of Respirology, since 1997; Council member, since 2003. Governor for Australia - American College of Chest Physicians, 1997. Member, Canadian Thoracic Society, 1977-1981. Participant in National Asthma Campaign, since 1991; Chair, Education Sub-Committee, 1991-1994; member, Nebulised Therapy Working Group, since 1998; member, General Practice Outcomes Working Group, since 1998. Member, SA Reference Asthma Reference Panel, 1995-1998. Chair, SASHP Steering Committee, since 1999. Member, SA Health Commission, Generational Health Review, 2002-2003. Member, SA Health Commission, OACIS Steering Group, 2000. Member, SA Health Commission Therapeutics Reference Committee, 1999. Member, SA Health Commission, Casemix Committee, 1997-1999. Associate Editor, Respirology Journal. Author of over 120 refereed publications, 9 unrefereed publications, 7 book chapters and over 190 abstracts. Awards/recognition include: Clinical Prize, Prince Henry Hospital. Boehringer Ingelheim Clinical Fellowship, McMaster University. Fison's Medal for Research, Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand.
Ruff-O'Herne AO, Mrs Jan Alida (QB2002)
For outstanding service to the international community as an advocate for human rights and the protection of women in war, and for leadership in encouraging articulation of war-related atrocities.
In 1942, Mrs Ruff-O’Herne was detained by the Japanese Imperial Army in Java and forced into a military brothel, where she was held for several months. Following the liberation of Java, was repatriated to the United Kingdom, where she later married Mr Tom Ruff. The family migrated to Australia in 1960. In 1992, upon hearing reports of Korean war rape victims speaking out about their war-time experiences, travelled to Japan to give evidence at the International Public Hearing on Japanese War Crimes in Tokyo. In doing so, spoke out about her own wartime experiences for the first time. In 1994, published her autobiography, Fifty Years of Silence; the book was made into a documentary, which appeared on television in Australia and overseas in 1994 and won an Australian Film Industry Award in the category of 'Best Documentary' for that year; both the autobiography and documentary have been published in Japan and translated into Japanese. Has worked for Australian Red Cross and the International Committee of the Red Cross in a voluntary capacity since 1994, travelling and lecturing on human rights and the protection of women in war. Ridder in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau (Knighthood of the Order of Orange-Nassau), awarded by Queen Beatrix of Holland.
Rump AM, Mr James Doric (QB1989)
For service to the manufacturing industry and for public service.
Chairman, State Transport Authority (SA) since 1981; State Development Council (SA) 1980-1981; SA Industrial Development Council 1979-80. Vice-President, Chamber of Commerce and Industry, SA Inc. 1973. Deputy Chairman, T. O'Connor and Sons Pty Ltd 1973-81. Vice-President, SA Chamber of Manufacturers Inc. 1971-72. President, SA Metal Industries' Association 1971-73. Member, National Executive, Metal Trades Industry of Australia 1969-75.
Rundle AM, Mr John Louis (AD1981)
For service to the community.
Rundle OAM, Mr Desmond John (AD1999)
For service to cricket administration.
Mr Rundle has for many years promoted cricket in Australia in an administrative capacity. He has been a member of the South Australian Cricket Association Board of Management since 1975 and Finance Director since 1979. Appointed a Director from South Australia to the Australian Cricket Board in 1980 when Sir Donald Bradman retired and Finance Director since 1986. Mr Rundle was the Manager of the Australian Cricket Team on the Ashes Tour in England in 1993. Previously, he was the Manager of Australian Youth Teams to Zimbabwe in 1983 and 1985. From 1949 to 1960, played with Glenelg “A” Grade Cricket Competition.
Rush AM, Mr Bernard Francis (AD1989)
For service to aeronautical engineering and to the community.
Superintendent, Mechanical Engineering Division, Department of Defence, Defence Science and Technology from 1977 until retirement in 1987. Long, sustained interest and involvement with apprentices. Chairperson, Catholic Charities Appeal (SA) 1987-88. Former Chairperson, Diocesan Pastoral Council (SA) 1981-82. Knights of the Southern Cross: National Councillor 1988, State Chairman (SA) 1977-78.
Russack OAM, Mr Edwin Keith (QB1989)
For service to the community and to the South Australian Parliament.
Mayor, Kadina 1968-71. Charter member, Kadina Rotary Club since 1959. Involved with the Church of Christ, Kadina 60 years. Elected to the Legislative Council SA 1970 and moved to the House of Assembly 1973 as the Member for Gouger retiring 1982. Served on many committees.
Russell OAM, Mr Norman (AD1985)
For service to the community and to sport.
Russell OAM, Miss Brenda Amanda (QB1980)
For community service.
Russell OAM, Mr John Douglas (QB1994)
For service to music, particularly as Artistic Director of the Barossa Music Festival.
Co-founder, with the late Brenton Langbein, of the Barossa Music Festival in 1990, and Artistic Director. He is responsible for bringing overseas and Australian artists to perform in a series of chamber concerts (40-50 over 10 days) each spring in the churches and wineries of the Barossa Valley. Mr Russell was the Founder and Director of the Adelaide Chamber Orchestra from 1976-88. He established the Australian String Quartet in 1985 and the Adelaide String Academy in 1982.
Russell AM, Ms Vicki-Jo (QB2003)
For service to conservation and the environment through encouraging comrnunity-based participation in activities aimed at conserving threatened flora and fauna in South Australia and for the establishment of the "Birds for Biodiversity-MLR" program.
Coordinator, Threatened Species Network, a program of World Wide Fund for Nature and the Natural Heritage Trust, since 1995. Initiated and helped establish 'Birds for Biodiversity' program in Mt Lofty Ranges. Appointed to State Assessment Panel, National Heritage Trust, in 1998. Has also held membership with a range of other professional committees relating to the environment from the mid 1990s. Conservation Council of SA - Member, Marine Campaign Group, 2000; Environmental Education Action Group, 1995-1996; 'Environment SA' Editorial Committee, 1994-1996. Environmental Education and Landcare Committee, 1995-2001. SA Ornithological Association's Research Group, 1996-2001. Reef Watch Project Steering Committee, 1996-2001. SA Unsung Heroes - Assessment Panel, 2000. Zonta Community Service Award (Environment) - Assessment Panel, 1998. Awards include: Queen's Trust for Young Australians’ Award for Individuals, 1999. SA Great Achievers Award, 1998. SA Youth Ambassador for the International Year of Oceans, 1998. Keep SA Beautiful Action Award, 1997. Young Australian of the Year Unilever Environment Category, 1997.
Ruston OAM, Mr David William (QB1984)
For service to floriculture.
Ryan OAM, Mr Anthony Joseph (AD1990)
For service to the Australian Wool Corporation as Senior Shearing Coach.
Coach and Senior Shearing Coach, Australian Wool Corporation (AWC) 1964-87.
Ryan OAM, Mrs Peggy Lorraine (AD1994)
For service to basketball.
Mrs Ryan has been involved with the South Australian Church Basketball Association through the Taperoo Uniting Church Basketball Club where she has served as coach and administrator for over 25 years. She was also active in Wheelchair Basketball from 1977-1985.
Ryan OAM, WO 1 Ronald Sydney (AD1986)
For service as Warehouse Supervisor, 21st Supply Battalion.
Joined the Australian Regular Army in 1966 and was allocated to the Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps. Was posted on active service to Vietnam with the 2nd Advanced Ordnance Depot. In 1980, he was posted to 21st Supply Battalion as warehouse supervisor and in 1986 transferred to 41st Supply Battalion, Keswick.
Ryan OAM, Dr Pamela Margaret (QB2011)
For service to psychology as a practitioner and researcher.
Founder and Managing Director, Issues Deliberation Australia (IDA), since 1998. Through IDA, Dr Ryan has initiated and managed major research projects and Deliberative Polls into various issues, including relations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, and building understanding between Muslims and non-Muslims; Founder, Issues Deliberation America, 2004. Founder and Chairperson, Silverton Foundation, since 2000; the focus of the Foundation is on empowering people who find themselves in disadvantaged and distressing predicaments. Co-Founder and Chairperson, Psychology Beyond Borders, since 2005; organisation is committed to international leadership in evidence-informed psychosocial preparedness, prevention and response to disasters, armed conflict and terrorism. Research Fellow, Hawke Research Institute, University of South Australia, since 1999. Board Member, Premier's Council for Women, South Australia, 2003-2004.
Ryder OAM, Mr Dean (AD2011)
For service to veterans and their families through the Port Pirie Sub-Branch of the Returned and Services League of Australia.
President, Port Pirie Sub-Branch, Returned and Services League of Australia, 1994-1995, 1998 and 2005; current Treasurer; Secretary/Manager, 1992-1993 and 2006-2008; Committee Member, 1972-1991; Member, since 1966; Life Member, since 2006. Volunteer fundraiser, Helipad Project, Port Pirie Hospital, 2003.