Companion (AC) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION Dr Kenneth Ross HENRY, Bungendore, NSW.
For service to the development and implementation of economic and taxation policy, to the finance sector through a range of banking and regulatory bodies, and to the community in the area of welfare and care of native wildlife. For service to business, particularly as a leader in the construction, wine and cattle industries, to the advancement of Western Australia's musical and theatre culture, to the visual arts, and to the community. For service to medicine and to medical research, particularly through the discovery of the bacterium Helicobacter Pylori and its role in gastritis and peptic ulcer disease. For service to science in the field of biomedical research, particularly related to veterinary and medical parasitology, and through support for research funding to improve global health. For service to the community as a significant leader of changes and innovation in the public sector, particularly through the development and implementation of a whole-of-government approach to policy development and program delivery. For service to medicine and to medical research, particularly through the discovery of the bacterium Helicobacter Pylori and its role in gastritis and peptic ulcer disease.
Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h turning NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late morning.
Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 28.
What to bring: Please ensure you carry enough water and snacks for yourself as well a hat, sunscreen and comfortable walking, sports or hiking shoes.
Wet Weather: In the event of very heavy rain or unfavourable conditions this event will be cancelled. I'm sure the 10km walk deserves an ice cold beer (or ice cream) as a reward!
For service to the community as a contributor to a range of aged care, mental health, medical research and cultural organisations through the development of policies and protocols relating to food standards; and to the Victorian Parliament. For service to the development and implementation of public policy in Australia, particularly national security and foreign policy, and to international relations through fostering diplomatic, trade and cultural interests, including strengthening Australia's relationship with the United Kingdom. For service to education, particularly as Principal of Pymble Ladies' College, by fostering academic excellence and student participation across a range of sporting and arts activities, and as a major contributor to the independent schools' sector. For service to the finance sector nationally and internationally through strategic leadership and policy development, to education, particularly fostering relations between educational institutions and business and industry, and to the community as a supporter of and fundraiser for cultural and church organisations. For service to Australian business, particularly in the areas of governance and corporate social responsibility, and as a mentor to women in the sector; to education; and to the community through major contributions to health and cultural organisations.
The Reverend Father Peter Julian NORDEN, Richmond, Victoria.
Professor John Medwyn HUTSON, Malvern East, Victoria.
OFFICER (AO) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION The Honourable Michael John AHERN, Caloundra, Queensland.
For service to the Queensland Parliament, to economic and trade development through fostering primary production and international relationships, and to the community through technological, medical research, educational and charitable organisations.
For service to medicine, particularly in the field of paediatric surgery as a clinician, teacher and researcher, and to the community through the Scouting movement.
The Honourable Justice David Andrew IPP, Sydney, NSW.