The Australia Day honours recognise excellence, achievement or meritorious service, and contributions to our society.
Flinders University is proud to recognise and celebrate our graduates and staff who have received an award and the difference they have made to the Australian community.
Mrs Anne Gordon Burgess AM BSocWk ‘83
For significant service to mental health, to gender equality, and to older persons.
Professor Lester Irabinna Rigney AM PhD(EHLT) ’07
For significant service to Indigenous education, and to social inclusion research.
Ms Fiona Marie Thomson OAM BSc ‘74
For service to youth through Guides, and to academic librarianship.
Mr Shane Ian Batt AFSM GCertPubSecMgmt ‘13
Mr Batt has provided dedicated and committed service to the Tasmanian Fire Service, and to the community, for almost 30 years.
Ms Cheryl-Lee Fitzgerald ESM GCertPubSecMgmt ‘14
Ms Fitzgerald's leadership and dedication to Queensland Fire and Emergency Services, and to the wider community, has been exemplary.
Dr Duncan Alexander Taylor PSM BTech(Forensic&AnalyticalChem) ’01, BSc(Hons) ’02, PhD(Biol) ’07, PhD(MathStats) ’19
For outstanding public service to forensic DNA statistics in South Australia.
Emeritus Professor Ronald Douglas (Doug) McEvoy AM
For significant service to medical research, particularly to respiratory and sleep health.
Emeritus Professor Peter John Roberts-Thomson AM
For significant service to medical education, and to immunology.
Dr Hugh Heggie PSM
For outstanding public service to community health in the Northern Territory.
If you know someone worthy of an Order of Australia you can nominate them now.
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