Queen’s Birthday Honours 2015

The following is a list of members of the Monash University community who received honours in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday list. The person’s affiliation with Monash is included in italics....

The following is a list of members of the Monash University community who received honours in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday list.  The person’s affiliation with Monash is included in italics.

Companion of the Order of Australia (AC)

The Honourable Justice Chris Maxwell AC
Supporter           
For eminent service to the law and to the judiciary, particularly administrative reform of the appeals process, through contributions to legal education and professional development, and as a leading supporter of human rights and civil liberties.

Professor Judith Clements AC (PhDMed 1990)

Alumna
For eminent service to the biological sciences and to education, through seminal contributions to improving the understanding of cancers, particularly prostate cancer, as an advocate for the development of biomedical research facilities, and to the training of scientists.

Officer in the Order of Australia (AO)

Emeritus Professor Terence Carney AO (PhDLaw 1980)
Alumnus, former staff member
For distinguished service to higher education as an academic, researcher and author, to the law and social welfare, and through leadership roles with national and international legal organisations.

Dr Bulent Dellal AO        
Staff member, Advisory Board Member                                                              
For distinguished service to the multicultural community through leadership and advisory roles, to the advancement of inclusiveness and social harmony, to youth, and to the broadcast media.

Mr Alastair Lucas AO (dec)
Supporter
For distinguished service to medical research and administration, through leadership and philanthropic support roles, to global public health and animal welfare, and to the finance and banking industries.

Professor Hugh Niall AO
Former Vice-Chancellor's Professorial Fellow, Advisory Board Member
For distinguished service to biomedical science, particularly in the field of hormone sequencing, to higher education and research commercialisation initiatives, and to student development programs.

Mr Peter Scanlon AO
Supporter
For distinguished service to the community through philanthropic contributions to, and senior roles in, organisations and programs that foster social cohesion and the public benefits of diversity.

Ms Helen Silver AO (BEc(Hons) 1980, MEc 1988)
Alumna, Monash University Fellow                        
For distinguished service to public administration, particularly through innovation and whole-of-government coordination, to business and commerce, and to the community of Victoria.

Professor Marelyn Wintour-Coghlan AO
Former staff member
For distinguished service to medical science in the field of physiology, particularly in the area of maternal and child health, to education as an academic, mentor and researcher, and to professional organisations.

Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

Dr Catherine Crock AM (MBBS 1981)
Alumna                               
For significant service to medicine, particularly to improved patient and family care and community healthcare standards, and to the arts.

Ms Diane Gardiner AM (BA 1972)
Alumna, supporter         
For significant service to public administration, particularly in the heritage preservation and historical museum sectors, and to education.

Mr Julian Gardner AM
Former Advisory Board Member
For significant service to the community through leadership roles with social welfare, mental health, legal aid and other legal organisations.

Adjunct Professor John Hamilton AM   
Former Advisory Board Member                                                              
For significant service to the print media as a leading journalist and editor, as an author and educator, and to the veteran community.

Dr Michael Henry AM (DipEd 1968, BEd 1971)
Alumnus
For significant service to the not-for-profit and cultural sectors through a range of roles, to business governance standards, and to the community.

The Honourable Justice Lex Lasry AM (BJuris 1970, LLB 1972)
Alumnus                             
For significant service to the law, through pro bono advocacy and legal professional organisations, and to the judiciary.

Mr Anthony (Jock) Mackay AM (BEc 1971, DipEd 1972, BEd 1974)
Alumnus
For significant service to education through reform in the teaching profession, leadership in curriculum development and innovation in assessment and reporting.

Ms Karen Mahlab AM (BEc 1984)
Alumna
For significant service to the community through support for the not-for-profit sector and contributions to philanthropic initiatives.

Mr Norman Reaburn AM             
Former staff member
For significant service to the law, particularly through equality of access to legal and social justice in Tasmania.

Mr Morry Schwartz AM
Former MNHS Foundation Member
For significant service to the print media industry as a publisher, and to the community through promoting Australian political and intellectual discourse.

Mrs Heloise Waislitz AM            
Supporter
For significant service to the community through charitable and philanthropic support in the areas of health and social welfare

Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM)

Ms Ruth Alexander OAM
Supporter
For service to conservation and the environment, and to the community

Mr Kevin Culliver OAM (GradDipOutdoorEd 1988)
Alumnus
For service to rugby union in Victoria, and to school sports.

Mr Stephen Damiani OAM (GradDipComp 1998)
Alumnus             
For service to medical research through charitable organisations.

Dr Anthony Dickinson OAM       
Supporter                           
For service to dentistry as a practitioner and as an educator in prosthodontics, and to professional associations.

Mr John Drury OAM
Supporter
For service to community history through a range of roles.

Professor Niki Ellis OAM             
Former staff member
For service to medical research, particularly to occupational and public health.

Mr Gregory Levine OAM             
Supporter
For service to the law and the judiciary, to children, and to professional legal organisations.

Mr John McCarthy OAM (DipEd 1988)
Alumnus
For service to the community of Norlane through a range of social welfare organisations.

Dr Gwendolyne McKenzie OAM (MEnvSc 1979, PhDArts 1990)
Alumna, former staff member                                  
For service to science, particularly as a researcher.

Dr Nicholas O'Ryan (MGPPsych(Clin) 2006)
Alumnus             
For service to medicine as a general practitioner in the Canowindra region

Mr Charles Peck OAM
Former Monash Council Member
For service to education, and to professional organisations.

Mrs Helen Worladge OAM (MEdSt 1987)
Alumna
For service to education, and to disadvantaged youth.

Australian Fire Service Medal (AFSM)

Mr Steven Barling AFSM (DipBus(GenAdmin) 1990)
Alumnus, staff member

Conspicuous Service Cross (CSC)

Lieutenant Colonel Laura  Sinclair CSC (Postgrad Dip Psych 2001, M Psych (Couns.) 2014)  
Alumna 
For outstanding achievement as Commanding Officer, Joint Health Unit North Queensland, Joint Health Command.

Public Service Medal (PSM) 

Mr Bruce Armstrong PSM (DipEd 1986, BA 2009)
Alumnus
For outstanding public service to educational improvement in Victoria through leadership, change management, policy development and innovation.

Mr Robert Stephens PSM (BSc(Hons) 1971, Dip Ed 1972, BEd 1978, GradDipA(Engl) 1985)
Alumnus             
For outstanding public service to the teaching profession in Victoria.