Queen's Birthday Honours 2014
Congratulations to the following UNSW Alumni that have been recognised in the 2014 Queen's Birthday Honours.
Her Excellency The Honourable Dame Marie Bashir AC AD CVO
For extraordinary and pre-eminent achievement and merit in service to the administration, public life, and people of New South Wales, to medicine, particularly as an advocate for improved mental health outcomes for the young, marginalised and disadvantaged, to international relations, through the promotion of collaborative health programs, and as a leader in tertiary education.
Officer of the Order of Australia
Mr Robert Leece AO, RFD
For distinguished service to the community of NSW through the development and guidance of major infrastructure projects.
Member of the Order of Australia
Professor Michael Aitken AM
For significant service to the business and finance sector, particularly to market surveillance and fraud detection technologies, and to education.
Emeritus Professor Helen Armstrong AM
For significant service to landscape architecture as an academic, particularly to the study of cultural, heritage and migration environments.
Professor Ross Fitzgerald AM
For significant service to education in the field of politics and history as an academic, and to community and public health organisations.
Professor James Isbister AM
For significant service to medicine in the fields of haematology and transfusion medicine, and to professional organisations.
Associate Professor Michael Johnson AM
For significant service to the blind, to education, and to the community.
Professor Michael Levy AM
For significant service to medicine in the field of public health as a clinician, academic and educator.
Mr Peter Mattick AM
For significant service to the community through philanthropic contributions, and to business and commerce.
Dr Robert Meyer AM
For significant service to architecture and urban planning, particularly through the development of infrastructure in Sydney, and to professional associations.
Dr Gabriel Shannon AM
For significant service to medicine as a consultant physician, particularly as a clinical innovator.
Medal of the Order of Australia
Mr Jose Aguilera OAM
For service to nursing, and to professional organisations.
Dr Peter McInnes OAM
For service to primary industry.
Mr Ronald Spithill OAM
For service to business, particularly to the telecommunications sector.
Dr Rajesh Subbiah OAM
For service to rural and remote medicine.
Mr Paul Tracey OAM
For service to the community of Randwick through volunteer and local government roles.
Ms Virginia Walker OAM
For service to the community through human rights organisations.
Mrs Susan Walton OAM
For service to community health, and to people with a disability.
Professor Minoti Apte OAM
For service to medicine, to tertiary education, and to the Indian community of Sydney.
Mr Peter Blundell OAM
For service to the community, particularly through support for indigenous students and Rotary International.
Mr Michael Clarke OAM
For service to engineering, and to the conservation of Australian heritage.
Professor Warwick Giles OAM
For service to medicine, particularly in the field of maternal fetal medicine, and to professional associations.
Ms Anne Harvey OAM
For service to music education.
Mr Philip Hele OAM
For service to tourism, and to the community of the Hunter Valley.
Mr Peter Lewis OAM
For service to optometry, particularly eye care in Indonesia and Timor-Leste.
Public Service Medal
Mr Colin Nicholson PSM
For outstanding public service to the quality of water and wastewater services.
Officer of the Order of Australia
Rear Admiral Timothy Barrett AO CSC RAN
For exceptional service to the Royal Australian Navy as Director Naval Officers' Postings and as the Australian Navy Aviation Force Element Group Commander.
Major General John Caligari AO DSC
For distinguished service as Head Modernisation and Strategic Planning-Army and Head Systems Capability Development Group.
Member of the Order of Australia
Brigadier Stephen Porter AM
For exceptional service to the Australian Army as the Assistant Commander (Training), 2nd Division and Commander of the 11th Brigade.
Brigadier Marcus Thompson AM
For exceptional service as Commanding Officer 3rd Combat Signals Regiment, a defence representative while seconded to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, and Director-General Special Operations Capability.
The Bar to the Distinguished Service Cross
Major General Michael Crane AM DSC
For distinguished command and leadership in warlike operations as the Commander of Joint Task Force 633 on Operation Slipper.
Distinguished Service Cross
Colonel Simon Stuart DSC
For distinguished command and leadership in warlike operations as the Commander Combined Team Uruzgan on Operation Slipper.
Lieutenant Colonel Malcolm Wells DSC
For distinguished command and leadership in warlike operations as the Commanding Officer of the 7th Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment Task Group on Operation Slipper.
Distinguished Service Medal
Commander Paul O'Grady RAN CSM DSM
For distinguished leadership in warlike operations as the Commanding Officer of HMAS Newcastle on Operation Slipper.
Captain Robert Slaven RAN DSM
For distinguished leadership in warlike operations as the Director of Operations, Coalition Maritime Forces, and Maritime Operations Adviser, Joint Task Force 633, on Operation Slipper.
Commendation For Distinguished Service
Major Charmaine Benfield
For distinguished performance of duty in warlike operations as the Operations Officer of the Force Support Unit on Operation Slipper.
Lieutenant Colonel Dean Commons
For distinguished performance of duty in warlike operations as the Senior Intelligence Analyst in Headquarters International Security Assistance Force Joint Command on Operation Slipper.
Commodore Charles McHardie AM RAN
For distinguished performance of duty in warlike operations as the Commander Combined Task Force 150 on Operation Slipper.
Commander Brendon Zilko RAN
For distinguished performance of duty in warlike operations as Commanding Officer HMAS Toowoomba on Operation Slipper.
Conspicuous Service Cross
Captain Katherine Richards RAN CSC
For outstanding achievement in the performance of duties as the Commanding Officer HMAS Cerberus and Director Training Authority - Engineering.
Lieutenant Colonel James Davis CSC
For outstanding achievement as Staff Officer Grade One, The Army Plan in Army Headquarters.
Colonel Anthony Hambleton AM CSC
For outstanding achievement as the Director Personnel Policy and Director-General Personnel - Army within Personnel Branch - Army, Army Headquarters.
Lieutenant Commander Phillipa Hay RAN CSC
For outstanding devotion to duty as Staff Officer Grade Two Maritime Planner, Headquarters Joint Task Force 639 - Operation Resolute in support of border protection operations.
Colonel Andrew Hocking CSC
For outstanding achievement as Branch Chief for Functional Contingency Plans and Policy while on exchange within the headquarters of US Pacific Command.
Lieutenant Colonel Damien McLachlan CSC
For outstanding achievement as a Staff Officer Grade One - Equipment Management in the Directorate of Logistics - Army.
Group Captain Brendan Rogers CSC
For outstanding achievement in airborne electronic warfare capability development and delivery.
Brigadier Nagy Sorial CSC
For outstanding achievement as Director-General Land Vehicle Systems Branch, Defence Material Organisation.
Conspicuous Service Medal
Major Emmet O'Mahoney CSM
For meritorious achievement as Staff Officer Grade Two Personnel Policy Conditions of Service in Army Headquarters.
Squadron Leader Adam Bowler CSM
For meritorious devotion to duty as the Officer-in-Charge of Servicing and Structural Integrity Flight in the Maritime Patrol Systems Program Office.
Lieutenant Colonel Robert Gibson CSM
For meritorious achievement as the Staff Officer Grade One Career Management Support, Directorate of Reserve Soldier Career Management - Army.
Flight Lieutenant Nadia Harrison CSM
For meritorious achievement as the Staff Officer Grade 3 Satellite Communications for the Directorate of Information and Communications Technology Capability Co-ordination, Chief Information Officer Group.
Lieutenant Colonel David Jenkins CSM
For meritorious achievement as the Staff Officer Grade One Communication, Information Systems and Electronic Warfare, within the Directorate of Logistics - Army.
Commander David Landon CSM RAN
For meritorious achievement as Commanding Officer of the Royal Australian Navy Recruit School.
Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Moss CSM
For meritorious achievement as a career adviser at the Directorate of Officer Career Management - Army.