For eminent service to psychiatry, particularly psycho-oncology and palliative medicine, as an educator, researcher, author and clinician, and through executive roles with a range of national and international professional medical bodies.
Professor Jennifer (Jenny) Martin AC
For eminent service to science, and to scientific research, particularly in the field of biochemistry and protein crystallography applied to drug-resistant bacteria, as a role model, and as an advocate for gender equality in science.
Professor Jeffrey Rosenfeld AC
For eminent service to medicine, particularly to the discipline of neurosurgery, as an academic and clinician, to medical research and professional organisations, and to the health and welfare of current and former defence force members.
Mrs Evonne Goolagong-Cawley AC
For eminent service to tennis as a player at the national and international level, as an ambassador, supporter and advocate for the health, education and wellbeing of young Indigenous people through participation in sport, and as a role model.
Professor Rhys Jones AC
For eminent service to mechanical and aerospace engineering, and to education as an academic, researcher and author, particularly in the area of aircraft structural mechanics, corrosion repair and airworthiness.
Professor Ezio Rizzardo AC
For eminent service to scientific technological research and development in the field of polymer chemistry, to its application in the biomedical, electronics and nanotechnology context, as an author, and through mentorship roles.
For distinguished service to the primary industry sector, particularly to dairy producers, through executive roles with professional bodies, to the milk supply industry, and to the community of Victoria.
Professor Caroline Finch AO
For distinguished service to sports medicine, particularly in the area of injury prevention, as an educator, researcher and author, and to the promotion of improved health in athletes and those who exercise.
Professor Marilyn Lake AO
For distinguished service to higher education, particularly to the social sciences, as an academic, researcher and author, and through contributions to historical organisations.
Professor Scott Sloan AO
For distinguished service to education, particularly in the field of geotechnical engineering, as an academic and researcher, to professional associations, and as a mentor of young engineers.
Mr David Bardas AO
For distinguished service to the retail fashion industry, to the Jewish community, and through philanthropic contributions to Indigenous, education, cultural, social welfare, visual arts, and to medical organisations.
Mr Andrew Michelmore AO
For distinguished service to the mining industry through leadership roles in establishing trade and investment links, and in resource sector standards of practice on environmental and safety issues.
Mr Paul Robertson AO
For distinguished service to the community through ethical leadership and management of, and philanthropic contributions to, health, social enterprise, research, education and arts organisations.
Mr Jeffrey Whittle AO
For distinguished service to the information technology sector and the mining industry, particularly through the development of industry standard computer programs for strategic mine planning and optimisation.
Dr Helen Szoke AO
For distinguished service to social justice through roles with human rights, antidiscrimination and equal opportunity organisations, to health sector policy development, and to the disadvantaged.
Associate Professor Neville King AO
For distinguished service to medicine and medical education, particularly in the field of cognitive and behaviour therapy, as an academic, researcher and author, and to professional associations.
Emeritus Professor Russel Lansbury AO
For distinguished service to industrial relations education as an academic, researcher and author, through contributions to international arbitration foundations, and as a mentor of young academics.
Professor John Turnidge AO
For distinguished service to medicine as an infectious disease physician and microbiologist, particularly to the advancement of health policy in the area of antimicrobial resistance, and to professional medical organisations.
Ms Michelle Garnaut AO
For distinguished service to Australia-China relations as a restaurateur and entrepreneur, to the promotion of Australian food, film and design, as a supporter of literary and cultural programs, and as a role model.
Professor Michael Barber AO
For distinguished service to higher education administration, and in the field of mathematical physics, particularly statistical mechanics, as an academic and researcher, and through contributions to science policy reform.
Dr Rosalie Balkin AO
For distinguished service to maritime law through roles with a range of organisations, to the improvement of global shipping transport safety and standards, and to education as an academic and author.