Australia Day Honours 2011

Peter Costello AC
Peter Costello AC (LLB(Hons) 1980, BA 1982)

The following is a list of members of the Monash University community who received honours in the 2011 Australia Day list. The person’s affiliation with Monash is included in italics.

Companion of the Order of Australia (AC)

Peter Costello AC (LLB(Hons) 1980, BA 1982)
Monash alumnus

For eminent service to the Parliament of Australia, particularly through the development of landmark economic policy reforms in the areas of taxation, foreign investment, superannuation and corporate regulation, and through representative roles with global financial organisations.

Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)

Allan McDonald AO
Monash supporter

For distinguished service to the law and to the judiciary, particularly the implementation of mediation initiatives and administrative reforms, and as a mentor, to medical research ethics, and to a range of sporting organisations.

Anthony
McMichael AO (PhD Med 1973)
Monash alumnus

For distinguished service to population health, particularly in the area of environmental inpact, as an academic and author and through leadership roles with international organisations.

Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

John Collins AM (GCertMedAcupuncture 2008)
Monash alumnus

For service to medicine in the field of paediatric palliative care as a practitioner, academic and researcher, and to professional organisations.

Arthur
Day AM
Former Monash staff member

For service to medicine as a gynaecologist and administrator, through contributions to ovarian cancer research, and to medical education.

Michael
MacKellar AM
Former advisory board member

For service to the Parliament of Australia, and to the community through contributions to a range of research and health organisations.

Sidney
Myer AM (BEc 1970, GradDipMktg 1983)
Monash alumnus and supporter

For service to the community through a range of philanthropic, rural development and zoological organisations.

Louise
Newman AM
Monash staff member

For service to medicine in the fields of perinatal, child and adolescent mental health, to education, and as an advocate for refugees and asylum seekers.

Ian Olver AM (PhD Arts(Bioethics) 1997)
Monash alumnus and supporter

For service to medical oncology as a clinician, researcher, administrator and mentor, and to the community through leadership roles with cancer control organisations.

Hatem
Salem AM (MD 1984)
Monash alumnus and staff member

For service to medicine in the field of haematology as a clinician, educator and researcher and through the establishment of the Australian Centre for Blood Diseases.

Robert
Smorgon AM
Monash volunteer

For service to the community through a range of charitable organisations assisting children and medical research groups.

Roger
Strasser AM (MBBS 1977)
Monash alumnus, supporter and former staff member

For service to medicine through improving the health care for people living in rural and remote communities in developed and developing nations as an educator, researcher and practitioner.

Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM)

Brian Barnett OAM
Former staff member

For service to conservation and the environment, particularly Australia's reptile and amphibian species.

Bernard
Brzegowski-Korbman OAM (MEdSt 1996)
Monash alumnus

For service to the community, particularly through the preservation of Jewish history.

David
Copolov OAM (PhD Med 1984, MPM 1986)
Monash alumnus, staff member and supporter

For service to medical research, to professional organisations, and to higher education.

Brian
Corless OAM
Monash staff member

For service to education, and to the Anglican Church.

John Guy OAM
Former senior volunteer

For service to the community of the Gippsland region, and to local government

Malcolm Coutts OAM (MBA(Ext) 1998)
Monash alumnus

For service to children and their families through the Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Katherine
Kaplan OAM (BA(Hons) 1978, DipEd 1979)
Monash alumna

For service to women through support for victims of domestic violence and to the Jewish community.

Ian
Mitchell OAM (MEdSt 1985, PhD Educ 1994)
Monash alumnus and staff member

For service to education.

Greg
Snell OAM (MD 2007)
Monash alumnus and staff member

For service to medicine in the field of respiratory science, to education, and to professional organisations.
 
Van
Tran OAM (GradDipA(CivCer) 1999)
Monash alumnus

For service to the Australian-Vietnamese community.

Ted
Worthington OAM
 Monash supporter

For service to charity through Bereavement Assistance Limited, and to the community.

Rosalie
Shaw OAM PSM (MBBS 1976)
Monash alumna

For service to medicine, particularly through the Asia-Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network.

John
Coulson OAM RFD (BEd 1980, MEd 1981)
Monash alumnus

For service to the community, particularly through the Army Reserve and ex-service organisations.

Public Service Medal (PSM)

Frank Leverett CVO PSM (BA 1969)
Monash alumnus

For outstanding public service in the successful organisation of prime Ministerial visits abroad, visits to Australia by Heads of Government and Heads of State, and major ceremonial occasions and events.

Matthew
Anderson PSM (MAFAT 1998)
Monash alumnus

For outstanding public service in leading the Australian Government's consular and humanitarian response to the September 2009 tsunami in Samoa.

Glenn
Wightman PSM (BSc 1983)
Monash alumnus

For outstanding public service to the maintenance of indigenous languages and culture in the Northern Territory, particularly Indigenous biological knowledge of plants, animals and landscapes.

Australian Police Medal (APM) (no citation given)

Emmett Dunne APM (GradDipBus(Mgt) 2002)
Monash alumnus

Ambulance Service Medal (ASM) (no citation given)

John McKenzie ASM (BParamedicStudies 2003)
Monash alumnus