2018 Queen's Birthday Honours


Thank you!



Emeritus Professor Virginia Margaret SPATE, Pyrmont NSW 2009 For eminent service to higher education, particularly to art history and theory and to the advanced study of the contemporary arts, as an academic, author and curator, and as a role model for young art historians. Service includes: University of Sydney Emeritus Professor, Department of Art History and Theory, current. Professor, Department of Art History and Theory, 1979-2004. Director, Power Institute for Fine Arts, 1979-1994. University of Cambridge Slade Professor of Fine Arts, Department of History of Art, 1998. Director of Studies, New Hall Kings College, Pembroke College and Jesus College, 1970- 1978. Lecturer in Art History, 1970-1978. Samuel H Kress Professor, Centre for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2004-2005. Fellow, Australian Academy of the Humanities, since 1981. Former Board Member, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. Council Member, National Gallery of Art, 1981-1984. Publications 'John Olsen', 1962. 'Tom Roberts', 1973. 'Orphism : the evolution of non-figurative painting in Paris, 1910-1914', 1978. 'Monet: the Colour of Time', 1992. 'Degas Life and Work', 2000. 'Monet and Japan', 2000 (editor and major contributor). Awards and recognition include: Chevalier des Arts et Lettres, 2004. Centenary Medal, 2003 'For service to Australian society and the humanities in the study of art history'. Mitchell Prize, College Art Association of America, 1992 (for Monet: the Colour of Time - only Australian to receive this award). Membre titulaire, Comite International de l'Histoire de l'Art, current



Mr John Charles HIGGINS, Port Melbourne Vic 3207 For distinguished service to the community through philanthropic contributions to education, cultural, social welfare, and child cancer support organisations, and to business. Service includes: Board Member, National Gallery of Victoria Foundation, since 2004. Board Member, Camp Quality, since 2006. Has provided philanthropic support to a range of organisations, including: The Australian Ballet. Lighthouse Foundation. State Library of Victoria. The Kimberley Foundation of Australia. Sacred Heart Mission. University of Melbourne: Board Member, Believe Campaign, ongoing. Chair, Advisory Board, Centre for Positive Psychology, since 2014. Gerry Higgins Chair in Positive Psychology, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, 2012- 2014. Assisted in funding several positions in the University, including the Gerry Higgins Chair of Irish Studies, Gerry Higgins Lecturer in the History of Modern Philosophy, and the Gerry Higgins Lecturer in Medieval Art History. Chair, Learning and Leadership Advisory Group, Melbourne Grammar School, 2006-2012. Business: Chair, Higgins Coatings, current. (Higgins Coatings is a leading commercial and industrial painting service provider in Australia and New Zealand). Manager, Outlook Drive Investments. Former Director, Oceanis Group.

Ms Linda JACKSON, Qld For distinguished service to the Australian fashion industry as a textile artist and clothing designer, and as a teacher and mentor of Indigenous artists in northern Australia. Australian Fashion Designer and Artist. Co-founder, Flamingo Park (boutique), 1973-1981. Founder, Bush Couture, 1982 (and later, Bush Kids). Actively involved with art projects in Indigenous communities, particularly at Utopia Station, Northern Territory, and Mossman Gorge, Queensland, for many years. Appointed Ambassador, Lightning Ridge Opal, 2009. Awards and recognition includes: Women of Style Fashion Award in 2016. Life Fellow, Powerhouse Museum.

Dr Natalie H M JEREMIJENKO, Wavell Heights Qld 4012 For distinguished service to the arts, and to higher education, as an academic, through pioneering contributions to architecture, technology, the sciences, and engineering, and to rural and urban design. Service includes: New York University: Associate Professor of Art and Art Education, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, since 2006. Director, Environmental Health Clinic (xClinic), since 2007. Former Research Scientist, Center for Advanced Technology. Nominee has exhibited her work and presented workshops at various art institutions including: Museum of Modern Art, New York City. The Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City. National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC. The Guggenheim, New York City. The Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Acting Director, Engineering Design Lab, Yale University, 1998-1999. Graduate Research Assistant, Center for Design Research, Stanford University, 1995-1997. Member, Artists-In-Residence program, XEROX Palo Alto Research Centre, California, 1994- 1996. Co-Founder, Livid Rock Festival Brisbane, 1988. Awards and recognition includes: Recipient, VIDA Art and Artificial Life International Award, Pioneer Prize, 2014. Named, one of the inaugural top 100 young innovators under 35, MIT Technology Review, USA, 1999.

Mr Andrew SISSON, Vic For distinguished service to the finance and investment sector, as an advisor to financial regulatory bodies, and through philanthropic support for cultural and charitable groups. Service includes: Founder and Managing Director, Balanced Equity Management, since 1988. Australian Securities and Investment Commission: Consulting and Expert Witness, since 1998. Member, Australian Takeover Panel, 2008-2014. National Gallery of Victoria: Trustee, since 2010. Chair, Investment Committee, since 2011. Member, Audit Committee, 2010-2014. Donor, current. Opera Australia: Director, since 2017. Chair, Audit and Risk Committee, current. Donor, current. Save the Children Australia: Board Member, 2009-2015. Chair, Audit Committee, 2011-2015. Donor, current. Melbourne Girls Grammar School: Board Member, 1997-2007. Past Member, Property Committee. Past Member, Technology Committee. Past Chair, Finance Committee. Donor, current. Melbourne Grammar School: Member, Investment Committee, 1999-2009. Donor, current. Philanthropic support includes: Human Rights Law Centre. Australian String Quartet. National Gallery of Australia.

Dr Christian Andrew THOMPSON, Collingwood Vic 3066 For distinguished service to the visual arts as a sculptor, photographer, video and performance artist, and as a role model for young Indigenous artists. Service includes: Indigenous Australian contemporary artist. Has held 27 solo exhibitions, in Australia and internationally. Has been involved with 76 group exhibitions, in Australia and internationally. Works are held in a range of collections including: The Museum of Contemporary Art (Sydney) The National Gallery of Australia (Canberra) Art Gallery of New South Wales (Sydney) National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne) Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art (Brisbane) The Peter Klein Collection (Germany) The Wagner-Owen Collection (USA). Co-Presenter, Arthur Boyd Lecture, Australian High Commission, London, United Kingdom, 2012. Curatorial roles include: 'No Fun Without You', Mahoney Galleries, Melbourne, 2007. 'High Tide: Contemporary Indigenous Photography', Linden Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, 2003. Awards and recognition includes: Recipient, Mordant Family Virtual Reality Commission, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, 2017. Recipient, HC Coombs Fellowship, Australian National University, 2017. Recipient, ACME Studio London Residency, Australia Council for the Arts, 2016. Recipient, Charlie Perkins Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies, University of Oxford, 2010. Named Creative Fellow, State Library of Victoria, 2005.

Dr Catherine Elizabeth GRENVILLE, Vic For distinguished service to the literary arts as an author, to the tertiary education sector, to professional societies, and as an advocate for the publishing industry. Service includes: Author, writing in fiction, non-fiction, biography, as well as guides to writing processes. Works include: 'The Case Against Fragrance', 2017. 'Sarah Thornhill', 2011. 'The Lieutenant', 2008. 'The Secret River', 2005. 'The idea of Perfection', 1999. 'Joan Makes History', 1988. 'Dreamhouse', 1986. 'Lilian's Story', 1985. 'Bearded Ladies', 1984. Writer in residence, University of New South Wales. Writer in residence, Macquarie University. Writer in residence, University of Sydney and Honorary Associate, since 1997. Founding Member, Australian Society of Authors Council and Member, ongoing. Lifetime Ambassador, Indigenous Literacy Foundation. Advocate, Australian publishing industry, ongoing. Awards and recognition includes: Recipient, Award for Lifetime Achievement in Literature, Australia Council, 2016.

Ms Samantha Doreen MEERS, Centennial Park NSW 2021 For distinguished service to the community through philanthropic support for arts programs and cultural institutions, and to a range of charitable organisations. Service includes: Nelson Meers Foundation: Executive Deputy Chairman, current. Co-Founder, 2001. Trustee. Creative Partnerships Australia: Deputy Chair, since 2013. Founding Board Member Art Gallery of NSW: Chair, Audience Engagement Committee, current. Trustee Chair, Audit and Risk Committee, since 2014-2016. Philanthropy Australia: Board Member, 2003-2012. Deputy Chair, 2008. State Library of NSW: Chair, Foundation, 2010. Honorary Fellow, since 2015. Chairman, Documentary Australia Foundation, since 2015. Chair, Belvoir St Theatre, since 2016 Chair, Brett Whiteley Foundation, since 2018 Founding Director, Sydney Women's Fund. Member, Vice-Chancellors INSPIRE Advisory Committee, University of Sydney, since 2014. Member, Centre for Social Impact Advisory Council, University of New South Wales, since 2009. Founding Board Member and Deputy Chair, Australian Womens Donors Network, 2009-2011. Deputy Chair, Creative Partnerships Australia. Director, Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation. Fellowship, Australian Institute of Company Directors. Director, The Climate Institute, 2010-2015. Director, Power Institute for Art and Visual Culture, University of Sydney

Professor Gungwu WANG CBE, Singapore For distinguished service to tertiary education as an academic and researcher, particularly to far eastern history and the study of the Chinese diaspora, and to the enhancement of Australia-Asia relations. Service includes: National University of Singapore: Director, East Asia Institute, 1997-2007. Chair, current. University Professor, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, since 2007. University of Hong Kong: Vice-Chancellor, 1986-1995 Australian National University: Professor Emeritus, current. Head, Department of Far Eastern History, 1980-1986 and 1968-1975. Director, Research School of Pacific Studies, 1975-1980. Professor, Far Eastern History, 1968-1975. Australian Academy of the Humanities: President, 1980-1983. Corresponding Fellow, current. Asian Studies Association of Australia: Founding Member, 1976. President, 1978-1980. Namesake, Wang Gungwu Prize (annual prize for best Asian Studies Review article). Chairman, Australia-China Council, 1984-1986. National Library Board, Singapore: Chair, Advisory Panel for Chinese Library Services, 2000-2003. Chair, Advisory Panel for the National Collection on China and the Chinese Diaspora, 1997- 2000. Member, 1997-2003. Member, Board of Trustees, Jeffrey Cheah Foundation, current. Member, National Arts Council, Singapore, 1996-2000. Member, National Heritage Board, Singapore, 1997-1999. Awards and recognition includes: Recipient, Honorary Doctorate of Letters, University of Cambridge, 2009. Recipient, Outstanding Service Award, National University of Singapore, 2005. Recipient, International Academic Prize, Fukuoka Asian Cultural Prizes, Japan, 1994. Foreign Honorary Member, American Academy of Arts and Science. Honorary Member, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.



Professor Sue Elizabeth BAKER, Melbourne Vic 3000 For significant service to tertiary education in the visual and creative arts, particularly through advancing scholarship and research opportunities. Service includes: The University of Melbourne: Pro Vice-Chancellor (Engagement), since 2017. Professor in Art, Victorian College of the Arts (VCA), Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, current. Director, 2010-2017. Associate Dean, Research and Research Training, 2006-2010. Head, School of Art, 2000-2010. Deputy Chair, Board of Studies. Editor-in-Chief, 'Art & Australia', since 2016. The University of Sydney: Lecturer, Sydney College of the Arts, 1987-2000. Past Co-Chair, Artspace Visual Arts Centre, Sydney, 1983-1985 and 1998-2000. Australian Council of Deans and Directors of Creative Arts President, since 2013. Chair, Australian Council of University Art and Design Schools, 2004-2008. Australian Research Council: Assessor, since 2006. Member, Indicator Development Group for Excellence in Research in Australia, 2008-2009. Member, Impact Working Group, Research Quality Framework, 2006. International Advisory Board Member, Shanghai Institute of Visual Art, Fudan University Shanghai, China, 2006- 2009. Member Review Panel, School of the Arts, English and Media, University of Wollongong, 2016. Member, Review Panel, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, 2016. Deputy Chair, Academic Board, Gordon Institute of TAFE, Geelong, 2006-2009. Chair, Review Panel Centre for New Media, Australian National University, 2007. Review Panel Member, South Australian School of Art, University of South Australia, 2007. External Reviewer, School of Art, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, 1995-1999. Member, NSW Board of Studies Secondary Education, 1991-1995. Trustee, National Gallery of Victoria, since 2013. Deputy Chair, Ian Potter Museum of Art, since 2016; Board Member, since 2001. Chair, Sturt Street Arts Precinct Forum, current. Member, Advisory Committee, Project Anywhere, since 2012. Member, Australian National Veteran's Art Museum Board, and Steering Committee. Member, John Truscott Foundation Board. Member, Australian Tapestry Workshop Board. Member, Venice Council, Australia Council for the Arts. 'Has exhibited nationally in public and commercial galleries, including numerous solo and selected group exhibitions and national survey shows, since 1983'. Author and editor of a range of publications. Awards and recognition includes: Recipient, Portia Geach Memorial Award, 1996

Mr John William COTTER, Goomeri Qld 4601 For significant service to the resources sector, particularly the natural gas industry, through executive positions and advisory roles. Service includes: Inaugural Chair, GasFields Commission Queensland, 2012-2016. Founding Chairman, Surat Basin Coal Seam Gas Engagement Group, 2010-2012. President, AgForce Queensland, 2011. Past Councillor, United Graziers Association of Queensland. Past Board Member, National Farmers Federation. Past Member, National Weeds Advisory Group. Past Member, Rural and Regional Policy Committee. Past Deputy Chair, Queensland Heritage Council. Director, State Emergency Service Queensland, 1998.

Mrs Louise Rosalind DAVIS, Drummoyne NSW 2047 For significant service to business in the not-for-profit sector through promoting corporate social responsibility, and to the community. Service includes: Consultant, Corporate Social Responsibility, current. Manager, Skilling Australia Foundation, current. Volunteer, Clean Up Australia. Volunteer, Clean up the World. Volunteer, The Noffs Foundation. Volunteer, Breast Cancer Australia. Manager, Corporate Citizenship and Corporate Affairs Team, IBM Australia Limited, 1987- 2015. Member, Review Panel, Deakin Bachelor of Arts Program, Deakin University, 2013. President, Science Foundation for Physics, Sydney University, 2005-2008. Partner, Faculty of Arts and Human Development, Reinventing Education Program, Victoria University, 2001-2008. Member, Committee on supporting Muslim communities, Australian Federal Government, 2007. Trustee, Art Gallery NSW Foundation, 1992- 2002. Council Member, Science Foundation for Physics, Sydney University, 1998-2004. Chair, Sydney Lord Mayor's cultural advisory committee, Sydney City Council, 1998-2001.

Mr Anthony Douglas ELLWOOD, Vic For significant service to the visual arts and to the museums and galleries sector as an administrator and curator. Service includes: National Gallery of Victoria: Director, since 2012. Deputy Director, International Art, 1999-2007. Curator, 1993-1996. Director, Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), 2007-2012. Director, Bendigo Art Gallery, 1996-1999. Co-ordinator, Waringarri Aboriginal Arts, Kununurra, Western Australia, early 1990s. Council of Australian Art Museum Directors Former Chair, 2010s. Member, current. Member, Bizot Group (club for Directors of the world's leading art museums), current. Member, Design Advisory Panel (narrative and contextual design of Australian banknotes), Reserve Bank of Australia, 2011-2012. Former Committee Member, Visions of Australia. Former Board Member, Art Exhibitions Australia. Former Board Member, Japan-Australia Foundation. Member, National Board, Museums Australia, 2006-2007. Board Member, Museums Australia, 2006-2007. Member, Selection Committee, Venice Biennale, 2005 and 2009. Awards and recognition includes: Recipient, Alumni of the Year Award, Deakin University, for 'outstanding service and achievement in his profession, and for outstanding leadership and contribution to the arts in Australia', 2012. Recipient, Medal for Management Innovation, Australian Institute of Management, 2010. Recipient, Inspirational Alumni Award, LaTrobe University, 2007.

Ms Rishelle Nicole HUME, Butler WA 6036 For significant service to the Indigenous community of Western Australia through developing opportunities, promoting leadership and preserving culture. Service includes: Founder and Co-Ambassador, Yorga Djenna Leadership Program (in association with Leadership WA), since 2015. Member, South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council, since 2008. Chair, Mandjah Boodjah Aboriginal Corporation, since 2015. Member, Advisory Council, Noongar Charitable Trust, since 2015. Member, Board of Directors, Reconciliation WA, 2016-2017. Co-Chair, Western Australian Aboriginal Leadership Institute, since 2017. Member, Western Australian Aboriginal Sports Council, Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, since 2016. Mentor, Aboriginal Role Model Program, Department of Sport and Recreation, 1997-2003. Organiser, Aboriginal Sport and Recreation Conference, 1995. Ambassador, Little Athletics WA, current. Ambassador, EON Foundations, since 2017. Commissioner of Culture and Heritage for Australia, UNESCO, since 2017. Director, Australia Day Council (WA), since 2017. Senior Aboriginal Employment Officer, Chevron Australia, since 2011. Awards and recognition includes: Named Aboriginal Person of the Year, Western Australian of the Year Awards, 2016. Inductee, Achievers Category, Hall of Fame, Little Athletics Australia, 2017.

Mr Robert Richmond JORDAN, Yowie Bay NSW 2228 For significant service to business and commerce, particularly through the commercial property industry, and to charitable causes. Service includes: Westfield Corporation: Managing Director, Australia, New Zealand and the United States, 2011-2014. Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand, 2006-2011. Chief Operating Officer, Australia and New Zealand, 2003-2006. Employee, nearly 30 years. Founding Chairman, Westfield Charities Fund for Disabled Children, 2008-2014. Shopping Centre Council of Australia: Chairman, 2008-2011. Director, 2002-2014. Director, Property Council of Australia, 2007-2011. Deputy Chairman, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Art Centre, since 2017 and Board Member, since 2013. Chairman, Hazelhurst Art Gallery Fund, since 2016.

Mrs Eileen Margaret MACKLEY, Toorak Vic 3142 For significant service to the visual arts, particularly through administrative, fundraising and philanthropic roles, and to heritage preservation. Service includes: Victorian Artists' Society: President, since 2013. Council Member, since 2007. Volunteer Coordinator, for many years. Artist Member, since 1993. Fellow, since 2014

Mr Hylton John MACKLEY, Toorak Vic 3142 For significant service to the visual arts, particularly through administrative, fundraising and philanthropic roles, to heritage preservation, and to the community. Service includes: Victorian Artists' Society: Treasurer, since 2016. Council Member, since 2016. Member, Fundraising Committee, current. Member, Building Restoration Committee, current. Supporter, for many years Clemenger Group: Group Finance Director, 1982-2017. Founder, 1972 (originally Colenso, later merging to form Clemenger Group in 1987). Director, Advertising Federation of Australia (now Communication Council), 3 years. Past National President, Association of New Zealand Advertising Agencies. Cardiomyopathy Association of Australia Vice-President and Treasurer. Member, since 2004.

The Honourable Daryl William MANZIE, Fannie Bay NT 0820 For significant service to the people and Parliament of the Northern Territory, and to the community through leadership in advisory roles. Service includes: Northern Territory Legislative Assembly: Member for Sanderson, 1983 - 2001. Cabinet Minister from 1983 - 2001. Portfolios held include: Attorney General 1986-1994. Minister for Education 1986-1987. Minister for Health 1990-1992. Minister for Transport and Works, Power/Water, Tender Board, Ports. 1993-1995. Minister for Asian Relations and Trade, and Business, 1997-2001. Minister for Resource Development 1998-2001. Radio Presenter, Darwin Coriumunity Radio, Territory FM 104.1, 2001-2017. Chairman, Darwin International Airport, Community Consultation Board, since 2014. Chairman, Australia Day Council, Northern Territory, 2013-2017. Board Member, Automobile Association Northern Territory, 2005-2015. Chairman, Defence Reserve Support Committee, Northern Territory/Kimberley, 2005-2011. Chairman, Duke of Edinburgh International Award, Northern Territory, since 2017. Co-Chair, NT Government Enquiry, Alcohol Framework for the Northern Terntory, 2004. Patron and Member, Variety Club Northern Territory, since 1991. Patron and Member, Motor Vehicle Enthusiasts Club, since 2001. Patron, Northline Speedway, since 1983. Patron, Darwin Military Museum, since 2014. Board member, Arthritis Foundation of the Northern Territory, 2002-2010. Member, 'Friends of the Museum and Art Gallery NT', 2001-2009. Vice President and Board Member, NT Riders and Drivers Association,1976-1983. Judge, 'Brolga', Northern Territory Tourism Awards on 4 occasions from 2012. Vice President, NT Junior Soccer Association,1984-1990. Patron, NT Soccer Federation, 1996-2006. Member, NT Road Safety Council, Educational and Promotion Committee, 1977-1983. Constable/Senior Constable/ Sergeant, Northern Territory Police, 1969-1983. Awards and recognition's include Recipient, Paul Hanis Fellowship, Rotary Club Darwin Sunrise, 2014. Awardee, Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters Honoris Causa, Charles Darwin University, 2010. Recipient, Life Membership, Variety, the Children's Charity NT Recipient, Life Membership, NT Chamber of Coriumerce. Recipient, Life Membership, Arafura Dragons Paddling Club. Recipient, Life Membership, Dragon Boat Association NT. Recipient, Jon Taylor Memorial Award for Achievement, AUSDBF, 2013.

Ms Gael Lauraine NEWTON, Dickson ACT 2602 For significant service to the visual arts as photography curator, and as an author and researcher, particularly of Southeast Asian photography. Service includes: Director, Photoweb-Curatorial Photography Consultant and Researcher, (specialising in South East Asian photography), since 2014. Board Member, 'Trans Asia Photography Review', current. National Gallery of Australia: Senior Curator, International, Australian and Southeast Asian Photography, National, 1999- 2014. Senior Curator, Australian Photography, 1991-1999. Education Officer, 1989-1991. Bicentennial Curator, 'Shades of Light Exhibition', National Gallery of Australia, 1985-1988. Inaugural Photography Curator, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1974-1985.

Dr Robert John RIDDEL, Fortitude Valley Qld 4006 For significant service to architecture as a practitioner, to education, and to heritage preservation in Queensland. Service includes: Australian Institute of Architects: Life Fellow, current. Former member, National Heritage Taskforce. Riddel Architecture: Founder and Director, 1982-2012. Projects included UQ Forgan Smith Building, Maryborough City Hall, Brisbane Customs House, Brisbane City Hall. Conrad Gargett Architecture: Principal Architect, 2012-2017. Projects include conservation management at Australian Parliament House, Canberra. University of Queensland: Adjunct Professor of Architecture, current. Past Board Member, Uniquest Heritage. National Trust of Queensland: Member, Council and Executive Committee, 1985-1987. Member, Executive Committee, 1983-1985. Member, Building and Sites Listings Committee, 1982-1985. Former member, Independent Design Advisory Panel, Brisbane City Council. Curator, Art in architecture: the work of Robin Dods, State Library of Queensland, 2011. Member, Development Committee, Queensland Heritage Council, 2003-2004. Former Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology. Awards and recognition includes: Recipient, Gold Governor's Heritage Award, National Trust of Queensland, 2012. Recipient, John Herbert Memorial Award, National Trust of Queensland, 2012.

Dr John Alexander BYRNE, Glebe NSW 2037 For significant service to library and information management through initiatives to develop access to global and Indigenous resources. Service includes: State Librarian and Chief Executive, State Library of New South Wales, 2011-2016. University of Technology Sydney: University Librarian, 2000-2011. Vice President (Alumni and Development), 2005-2006. Pro Vice-Chancellor and Vice President (Teaching and Learning), 2005-2006. Honorary Fellow, 2014. Northern Territory University (now Charles Darwin University): Vice-President and Pro Vice-Chancellor Information Resources, 1997-2000. Director of Information Services, 1996-1997. Chief Librarian, 1989-1996. Deputy Librarian, Australian Defence Force Academy, University of New South Wales, 1984-1989. Librarian, James Cook University, 1979-1984. Chair, National and State Libraries Australasia, 2014-2016. Council of Australian University Librarians: Chair, Australian Digital Theses Program, 2002-2005 President, 1996-1998. Member of the Executive, 1990-1993. Chair, Working Party on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Protocols for Libraries, Archives and Information Services, 1993-1995. International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions: President, 2005-2007. Vice-President, 2003-2005. Member, Governing Board, 2001-2007. Chair, Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression, 1997-2003. Chair, University and General Research Libraries Standing Committee, 1997-1999. Member of the University and General Research Libraries Standing Committee, 1993-2001. Honorary Fellow, since 2014. Australian Library and Information Association: Member, Online Content and Regulation Reference Group, 2001-2005. Member, International Relations Working Group, 1996-2001. Member, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy Steering Committee, 1996-1997. Member, ALIA Press Board, 1989-1996. Member, Information for the Nation National Committee, 1987-1989. Fellow, since 1999. Awards and recognition include: Recipient, HCL Anderson Award, Australian Library and Information Association, 2015. Recipient, Chevalier de l'ordre des Arts et des lettres, Government of France, 2011. Recipient, Silver Pin, Australian Library and Information Association, 2003.

Emeritus Professor Margaret Jennifer NOWAK, Subiaco WA 6008 For significant service to education in the disciplines of business studies and economics, and to community and charitable organisations. Service includes: Curtin University School of Business: Emeritus Professor, since 2015. Founding Director, 1993-2004. Professor and Director, Corporate Social and Responsibility Research Unit, 2005-2014. Head of Graduate Studies, Curtin School, 1985-1992. Lecturer, Economics, 1973-1985. Economics Society of Australia, Western Australia Branch: President, 1985-1987. Member, National Council, 1980-2017. Member, current. Life Member, since 1995. State Library of Western Australia: Chair, since 2012. Member, Policy and Legislation Committee, 2010-2012. Board Member, since 2002. Chair, Audit Committee, Department of Health Western Australia, 2007-2010. Chair, Audit Committee, Department of Food and Agriculture, Western Australia, 2009-2012. Member, Perth Chapter, UN Women, 2012-2014. Chair, Gordon Reid Foundation for Youth, 1990-1994. Founding Director, Telethon for Kids Institute, 1989-1994. Board Member, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, 1983-1994. Awards and recognition includes: Recipient, Austin Holmes Award, Economics Society of Australia, 2008.



Mrs Esther AUSTIN, Guanaba Qld 4210 For service to the visual arts. Service includes: Painter, current. Published Mountings within the art of Esther Austin in association with Arts Queensland and Logan City Council, 2006. Royal Queensland Art Society: Fellow, since 2005. President, 2000-2001. Logan City Art Gallery: Exhibiting Artist, 1996, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2011, 2014, 2015. Organiser, art workshops, current. Author, 'Looking at Art from Within', self-published, 2018. Awards and recognition includes: Recipient, Australia Day Cultural Award, Logan City Council, 2005.

Dr Kevin John CHAMBERS, Mildura Vic 3500 For service to medicine, and to the community of Mildura. Service includes: Mildura Base Hospital: Visiting Medical Officer, since 1983. Member, Credentialing Committee, 2000-2015. Board Member, Mildura District Hospital Fund, 1988-2016. President, Medical Staff Group, 1993-1994, 1986-1988; Member, since 1983. Former Member, Patient Care Review Committee; Medical Advisory Board. Honorary Life Governor, 1993. Former Chair, Medical Staff Group. Member. Visiting Medical Officer, Mildura Private Hospital, current. Founding Surgeon, Surgeons Rooms Mildura, since 1994. Chair, Loddon-Mallee District Integrated Cancer Services, current. Senior Lecturer, Monash University Medical School. Former Chairman and Founding Member, Provincial Hospitals Group (advocacy with the AMA), 1996. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons: Supervisor of advanced surgical training at Mildura Base Hospital, since 1996. Supervisor of overseas trained surgeons on placement at Mildura Base Hospital. since 1996. Second-line Assessor, Victorian Audit of Surgical Mortality, current. Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, since 1980. Secretary and Former President, Mallee Subdivision, Australian Medical Association Victoria, since 2011. Member, Gastroenterological Society of Australia, General Surgeons of Australia, BreastSurgANZ, Obesity Surgery Society of Australia and New Zealand, all current. Co-Founder, (with his wife), The Art Vault (a contemporary arts hub), 2008. Major Sponsor, First Australian Print Triennial.

Mrs Patricia Bette COOK, Clunes Vic 3370 For service to the community of Clunes. Service includes: Clunes Museum: Archivist, since 2014. Curator, 1992-2014. Secretary, 1987-2008. Committee Member, 1987-2014. Clunes and District Agricultural Society: President, Ladies Committee, 1986-1987, 1975-1977, 1971. Founding Member, Ladies Committee, 1964 Member, since 1965. Life Member. Wesley College: Negotiation Team Member, establishment of the Year 9 Clunes Campus, 1998-2000. Involved with the restoration of the Clunes Wesley Bluestone Church. Hepburn Shire Council: Member, Rates Review Committee, 2004. Member, Hepburn Shire Heritage Committee, 2004. Member, Ullina Landcare, since 1994. President, Clunes Primary Schools Parents Club, 1980. Founding Member, Clunes Pre-School. Awards and recognition includes: Recipient, Clunes Citizen of the Year, 2005.

Mr Dene Desmond CORDES PSM, Belair SA 5052 For service to conservation and the environment. Service includes: SA Friends of Parks Inc: Community Founder/ Founding President, 1985-2016. Volunteer, current. Life Member, 2002. Patron, 2012. Kangaroo Island Pioneers Association Inc: Founder/President, 1983. Volunteer, current. Life Member. Nature Foundation SA Inc: Co-Founder,1981. Former Councillor. Fellow, 2016. Friends of Old Government House: President, current. Founder and President, 1983. Life Member. Patron, current. Patron, Friends of Gammon Ranges National Park, SA, since 2016. Contributor/Instigator, National Trust of South Australia, 1965 (Kangaroo Island). National Parks and Wildlife Social Club: Public Officer, until 2003 Heritage Convenor, since 1983. President, 1978-1980. Secretary, 1974-1976. Editor, 1973. Vice President,1971 and 1977. Treasurer, 1969. Life Member. National Parks Heritage Committee: President, current. Member, current. Founder/President, 1983. Employee, National Parks Commission, South Australia, 1958-2008. National Parks and Wildlife Service: Accounting Officer, 1969-1981. Community Liaison Manager, 1981-2008. Founder, South Australian Public Service Medal Association, 1992 and Life Member, 2017. Former President, Churchill Fellows Association of South Australia and Life Member, 2005. Rosenthal Pioneer Cemetery Trust (Barossa Valley): Founder, 1978. Member, current. Life Member. Author of genealogical history books, 1969-2018 and a National Parks history, 1983. Awards and recognition includes: Fellow, Nature Foundation, 2015. Recipient, Public Service Medal 1990. Recipient, Churchill Fellow, 1985. Life Member, Belair Community Centre, 1993.

Fran CORNER, Tanilba Bay NSW 2319 For service to the community of Port Stephens. Service includes: Chair, Tilligerry Tidy Towns Tilligerry Landcare Group: Chair. Committee Member, since 1996. Tilligerry Habitat Association: President. Member, since mid 1990s. Coordinator, Tilligerry Clean Up Australia, over 30 years. Applicant for Tilligerry Envirotrust Project Port Stephens Arts Council: Charter Member, since mid-1990s Chair, late 1990s. Manager and Treasurer, Tanilba Community Hall, Tanilba Bay Parks, Reserves and Hall Committee, since 1990. President, Tilligerry Peninsula Precinct, since 1999-2000.. Chair, Tilligerry Community Association, since 2012. Awards and recognition includes: Port Stephens Citizen of the Year, 2010. Port Stephens Senior Citizen of the Year, 2015.

Mrs Helene Lorraine CRONIN, Buderim Qld 4556 For service to community history. Service includes: Buderim to Palmwoods Heritage Tramway Incorporated: President, since 2012. Served as Secretary, Treasurer and Newsletter Editor. Founding Member, since 2003. Volunteer Visitor Guide, Buderim Historical Society, 1997- 2002. Executive Member, Adopt-a-Digger Anniversary Campaign, 2015 (to restore the memories of forgotten local veterans) Author, 'Buderim's Great War Effort 1914-1918' book, 2015 (written for the 100th Anniversary of Gallipoli). Author, 'The Papuan Bugle Call' , book in-production, 2016 (dedicated to World War II).

Mr Colin James DENNISON, Glenorchy Tas 7010 For service to the preservation of local history. Service includes: Local Tasmania Historian, ongoing. Records Tasmania's built/architectural heritage through photography. Collection includes historical photographs, documents and maps of Tasmania, approximately 100 000 items. In 2015 donated this collection to the University of Tasmania (known as the Dennison Collection).

Mr Patrick John DURNFORD, Kirwan Qld 4817 For service to veterans, and to military history preservation. Service includes: Curator, Unit Historical Collection, 4th Field Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery, since 1999. President, Royal Artillery Association North Queensland, 2008-2016 and has held various executive positions over 30 years.

Mr Bruce FINK, Vaucluse NSW 2030 For service to the community through charitable organisations. Service includes: Children's Medical Research Institute: Board Member, since 2013. Member, Finance and Investment Committee, since 2013. Member, Audit and Risk Committee Member, since 2013. Supporter and Donor, Sydney Children's Hospital, since 2006. Supporter and Donor, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, 2004-2012. United Israel Appeal NSW: Immediate Past President, 2012-2016. President, 2008-2012. Executive Member, Young Leadership, 1990-2002. Financial contributor and volunteer, since 1990. Board Member, Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council. Committee Member, Lay Board of Enquiry, Kashrut Commission, since 2014. Financial contributor and supporter of various organisations including; Jewish House Crisis Centre; Jewish Communal Appeal; Sydney Jewish Museum; Central Synagogue, Bondi Junction; and Zionist Federation of Australia. Member, President's Council, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2007-2010. Supporter, National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA). Member, Chairman's Council, Australian Chamber Orchestra, current. Moriah College, Sydney Non-Executive Director, Moriah College Foundation, since 2013. Member, Bursaries and Scholarships Committee, current. Member, Finance Committee, current. Governor, Moriah College Capital Appeal, 2011. Supporter and Donor, since 1997. Financial contributor and supporter of various organisations including Mount Scopus Memorial College, Melbourne, 2005. Mount Sinai College, Sydney, since 2007. Masada College, Sydney, since 1999. Emanuel School, Randwick, 2006. Chairman, Bickham Court Group of Companies, since 2002. Co-founder and Executive Chairman, Executive Channel International (ECI), current. Co-founder, Media i. 2008. General Manager, Hoyts Television, 1988-2002. Director, Hoyts Cinemas, 1985-1993. Awards and recognition includes: Co-Recipient, Foundation Award, Moriah College, for 'demonstrating outstanding commitment to Jewish education', 2016. Recipient, Baden Powell World Fellowship, (awarded by His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden), for 'generosity and support of the Scouting movement in Australia', 2016. Recipient, Louis Klein Award for 'outstanding leadership on behalf of Israel and the Jewish people', United Israel Appeal NSW, 2012. Awarded, Key of Jerusalem, Keren Hayesod Award, for 'outstanding leadership of the United Israel Appeal', 1999.

Mr Donald Macarthur GODDEN, Kangaroo Valley NSW 2577 For service to the community through history preservation organisations. Service includes: National Trust of Australia (NSW): Vice-President, current. Board Member, current. Member, Industrial Heritage Committee, current. Former Chair of the Industrial Archaeology Committee. Heritage Council of New South Wales: Member, current. Trust Representative, current. Chair and Member, Technical Advisory Group, current. GML Heritage formerly Godden Mackay Pty Ltd Special Advisor, Industrial Heritage Projects, current. Former Founding Partner. Railway Heritage Committee: Board Member, 2006-2014. Deputy President, 2008-2011. Chair, Bridge and Roads Sub-committee, 1992-1993. Member, Conservation Committee, 1999-2009. Chair, Conservation Committee, 2006-2009. Member, Friends of Harpers Mansion, 2007-2009.

Mr Michael Paul GOODWIN, North Mackay QLD 4740 For service to military history preservation. Service includes: Founder, 'Lest We Forget' Commemorative Program, Mackay North State High School, since 1999. Awards and recognition includes: Recipient, Gold Award, Heritage Champion School, Mackay Regional Council, 2015. Recipient, Gold Award, Heritage Champion School, Mackay Regional Council, 2012. Recipient, Staff Excellence Award, Outstanding Service and Achievement, Education Queensland, 2011 Recipient, Vocational Service Award, Rotary Club of Mackay, 2008 Featured 'It Was At Gallipoli', Australian Story Program, ABC Television 2006. Featured, 'Carve Their Names with Pride', Australian Story Program, ABC Television, 1999. National Excellence in Teaching Award, 2006. Premier's Scholarship for Teaching Excellence, 2002. Showcase Award, Education Queensland, 2001. Finalist, Excellence in Teaching Awards, Queensland College of Teachers, 2013. Head Teacher - Queensland Premier's ANZAC Prize Commemorative Tour, 2014.

Mr Pat HALLAHAN, Lesmurdie WA 6076 For service to the community through history preservation organisations. Service includes: Kalamunda and Districts Historical Society: President, 1979-1986, 1990-1996 Vice President, 1978-1979 Member, Since 1977 Contributor, Society's Magazine Volunteer, Bus Preservation Society Volunteer, Kalamunda Agricultural Society Awards and recognition include: Life Member, Bus Preservation Society 2009 Honorary Freeman of the Shire of Kalamunda, 2007 Centenary of Federation Medal, 2003 Australia Day Award, 2000 Life Member, Kalamunda and Districts Historical Society, 1992

Ms Merril Anne JACKSON, Point Frederick NSW 2250 For service to community history. Service includes: Innovator and Creative Director, 'Poppy Project: Never Forgetting the Sacrifices' (commemoration of the Centenary of the First World War, Gosford Rotary Park and Terrigal Skillion), 2014-2018. Member, Brisbane Water Historical Society, current.

Mr Ronald Eric JOHNSTONE, Bedfordale WA 6112 For service to the museums and galleries sector, and to ornithology. Service includes: Western Australian Museum: Curator of Ornithology, since 2001. Assistant Curator, 1996-2001. Senior Technical Officer, 1985-1996. Technical Officer,1973-1985. Technical Assistant ,1970-1973. Member, BirdLife Australia, since 1970. Co-ordinator, Cockatoo research program, current. Member, Western Australian Naturalist Club, since 1970.

Mr Anthony James McALEER, Mount Evelyn Vic 3796 For service to the community, and to military history. Service includes: Is an author, researcher and historian, having written more than 17 books on local and military history, including: 'Seventeen Year Old Soldier-Jim Baddeley Recalls His Great War', 2016. 'La Terra Promessa-Italians in The Yarra Valley prior to 1945', 2015. 'A Stretcher Bearer's War-The Story of Ralph Goode MBE', 2014. 'The Last Light Horseman-The Joe Clark Story', 2012. 'The Shire of Lilydale and its Military Heritage-Vol 2: The First World War', 1995. 'The Shire of Lilydale and its Military Heritage-Vol 1: The Colonial Years', 1994. Mount Evelyn Sub-Branch, Returned and Services League of Australia: Producer and Editor, monthly newsletter, since 2011. Secretary, since 2011. Member since 2002. Lilydale Sub-Branch, Returned and Services League of Australia: Historian, 1990-1996. Secretary, 1990-1996. Lilydale and District Historical Society: Member, since 1991. Secretary, 1990-1997. Team Leader and Tour Guide, Immigration Museum, Museum Victoria, current. Member, Mount Evelyn History Group, since 1995. Former Committee President, Mount Evelyn Scouts. Awards and recognition includes: Recipient, Yarra Ranges Shire Citizen of the Year, Yarra Ranges Council, 1997. Recipient, Centenary of Federation Award, 2001.

Dr Barry John McGOWAN, Cook ACT 2614 For service to community history. Service includes: Historian and heritage consultant, current. Publications include: 'Lost Mines', 1993. 'Lost Mines Revisited', 1996. 'Bungonia to Braidwood', 1996. ''The Golden South', 2000. 'The Mining Heritage Places Assessment Manual', 2000. 'Mining Sites in NSW: History and Heritage', 2009. 'Australian Ghost Towns', 2002. 'Fool's Gold. Myths and legends of Gold Seeking in Australia', 2006. 'Dust and Dreams, Mining Communities in South-east New South Wales', 2010. 'Tracking the Dragon. A History of the Chinese in the Riverina', 2010. 'Tracking the Dragon, Thematic History of the Chinese people in the Rutherglen/Wahgunyah region of the Indigo Shire, Victoria', 2015. Australasian Mining History Association: Member, Advisory Committee, since 1996. Member, since 1996. Member of a range of organisations including: ACT Chinese Australian Association. Australian Society for the Study of Labour History. Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology. Chinese Australian Historical Society (NSW). Chinese Historical Society of America until 2012. Australia China Friendship Society. International Society for the Study of the Chinese Overseas (ISSCO). Australian Historical Association. Canberra and District Historical Association. Braidwood and District Historical Association. Professional Historians Association NSW and ACT, until 2014.

Mr Ian Trevor McIVOR BEM, Toowoomba Qld 4350 For service to military history preservation, and to the community. Service includes: Located, photographed and catalogued War Memorials in Queensland, 1992-1994. Filmed and catalogued names on War Memorials for CD/DVD, 1995-1999. Donated research and photo collection to the Queensland War Memorials Register, 2008. Donated, personal military history library to the Toowoomba United Sub-Branch of the Returned and Services League of Australia, 25th Infantry Battalion Milne Bay Museum and local military researchers. Co-host, 'Anzac Memorial Room' (a private museum in their house open to the public free-ofcharge), since 1980s. Space Pilots' Club (Christian youth group and model rocketry club): Co-founder, Rangeville, Toowoomba, 1965. Commander, 1965-1992. Co-creator, 'Queensland War Memorials and Tributes' CD-Rom, 1999. Co-author, 'Salute the Brave - A Pictorial Record of Queensland War Memorials' , (Brisbane, University of Southern Queensland Press, 1994). Co-author, 'Wheelchair Access to Recreation - Toowoomba and the Golden West/Sunshine Coasts Regions Queensland', (Brisbane, Credit Union Australia, 1990). Awards and recognition includes: Recipient, Medal, 'for achievement', Australia Day Council, 1993. Recipient, Paul Harris Fellowship, for 'services to youth', Rotary Club of Toowoomba Garden City, 1983. Recipient, Australian Medal of Merit, for 'service to the community in promoting Anzac Day', Australian Legion of Frontiersmen, 1979. Recipient, British Empire Medal, for 'service to youth and the community', 1978.

Mrs Shirley Naina McIVOR, Toowoomba Qld 4350 For service to military history preservation, and to the community. Service includes: Located, photographed and catalogued War Memorials in Queensland, 1992-1994. Filmed and catalogued names on War Memorials for CD/DVD, 1995-1999. Donated research and photo collection to the Queensland War Memorials Register, 2008. Donated, personal military history library to the Toowoomba United Sub-Branch of the Returned and Services League of Australia, 25th Infantry Battalion Milne Bay Museum and local military researchers. Co-host, 'Anzac Memorial Room' (a private museum in their house open to the public free-ofcharge), since 1980s. Space Pilots' Club (Christian youth group and model rocketry club): Co-founder, Rangeville, Toowoomba, 1965. Secretary, 1965-1992. Co-creator, 'Queensland War Memorials and Tributes', CD-Rom, 1999. Co-author, 'Salute the Brave-A Pictorial Record of Queensland War Memorials' (Brisbane, University of Southern Queensland Press, 1994. Co-author, 'Wheelchair Access to Recreation - Toowoomba and the Golden West/Sunshine Coasts Regions Queensland', (Brisbane, Credit Union Australia, 1990). Awards and recognition includes: Recipient, Medal, 'for achievement', Australia Day Council, 1990.

Mrs Georgina Gay PEARCE, Mosman Park WA 6012 For service to the community of Western Australia. Service includes: Royal Flying Doctor Service, Western Australia (RFDSWA): Chairman, Flying 1000 Committee, 2002-2017 (fundraising campaign). Past President, Friends of the RFDAWA. Past Member, Flying into the Future Committee. Member. Art Gallery of Western Australia Foundation (AGWAF): Past Chair, Special Functions Committee. Member, since 1999. Joined the Friends of the Art Gallery of Western Australia (formerly the Art Gallery Society), 1983. Awards and recognition includes: Recipient, The State's Unsung Heroes Award, 2001.

Mr Thomas Edward PERRIGO, Kardinya WA 6163 For service to heritage conservation, and to the community. Service includes: National Trust of Western Australia: Chief Executive Officer, 1990-2015. Major Projects include: Wanslea House, Cancer Wellness Centre Inc. Stirling House, Goldfields Water Supply Scheme, Gallop House, 57 Murray Street, Old Perth Boy's School. Chief Executive Officer, Australian Council of National Trusts, 2016-2018. Board Member, International Trusts Organisation. Founder and Life Member, Rottnest Island Voluntary Guides Association. Environmental Education Manager, Rottnest Island, 1984-1990. Board Member, Feilman Foundation, since 2010. Patron, 'Trails' Western Australia. Awards and recognition includes: Recipient, National Trust Fellowship, 2016. Fellow, Australian Institute of Management. Fellow, Australian Institute of Company Directors

Ms Roslyn Shirley SCOTNEY, Pittsworth Qld 4356 For service to local government, and to the communities of Toowoomba and Pittsworth. Service includes: Toowoomba Regional Council: Councillor, 2008-2016. Former Portfolio, Facilities, Library and Cultural Services. Pittsworth Shire Council (merged to become Toowoomba Regional Council): Mayor, 1998-2008. Councillor, 1993-2008. Patron, Pittsworth Art Gallery, current. Vice-President, Pittsworth Branch, Leukaemia Foundation, since 1994. Chair, Beauaraba Living Foundation Committee, Beauaraba Living (aged care facility), since 2011. Chair, DownsStream Tourist Railway and Museum, since 2005. Chair, Gardens of the Downs, since 2016. Member, Rotary Club of Pittsworth, since 2005 and Paul Harris Fellow, 2013. Committee Member, Pittsworth Sprints, since 1997. Former Chair, Queensland Day Committee, Pittsworth. Chair, Anzac Day Committee, Pittsworth, current. Patron and Founder, Pittsworth Men's Shed, 2013. Awards and recognition includes: Life Member, Leukaemiua Foundation. Life Member, Downs Steam Tourist Railway Museum. Recipient, Professor Ian Frazer Humanitarian Award, Lions Medical Research Foundation, 2016.

Mrs Margaret Lesley HAYCROFT, Foster Vic 3960 For service to the community of South Gippsland. Service includes: Chair, Corner Inlet Australia Day Celebrations, approximately 26 years. Chair, Foster Congregation and Corner Inlet Parish, Uniting Church in Australia, current. School Chaplain, Fish Creek and District Primary School, 2010-2012. Volunteer, Foster and District Show, for 30 years. Host of 'story time' at local libraries. Justice of the Peace, Victoria, for 20 years.

Mr Robert Scott KNIGHT, Wagga Wagga NSW 2650 For service to the library and information sciences sector, particularly in the Riverina. Service includes: Riverina Regional Library Executive Director, since 2005. Manager, Recreation and Cultural Services, Wagga Wagga City Council, 2002-2005. Regional Library Manager, 1993- 2002. Support Services Coordinator, 1992-1993. Branch Librarian, 1988-1992. State Library of New South Wales: Member, Strategic Network Committee, since 2015. Member, Public Libraries Consultative Committee, since 1996. Chair, Public Libraries Consultative Committee, 2003-2011. NSW Local Government Representative, Library Council of NSW, 2003-2011. NSW Public Libraries Association: Trade Exhibition and Sponsorship Convenor, NSWPLA SWITCH Conference, since 2016. Library Manager Member (Country), since 2014. Secretary, South West Zone, since 2008. Joint Executive Officer (Country), 2006-2014 Secretary, South West Zone, 2005-2006, 2001-2002 and 1996-1998. President-elect, Australian Library and Information Association, 2018. NSW Representative, Australian Public Libraries Alliance, since 2017. Founder, NSW Regional Library Managers Group, established 1996. Chairperson, Australasian Mobile Library Network, 2013-2018. Co-Founder, Australian Mobile Library and Outreach Services Network, Since 2012 Chairperson, Public Libraries Australia, 2003-2008. NSW Country Public Libraries Association Representative, Australian Public Library Network Steering Committee, 2001. NSW Country Public Libraries Association Representative, Council of Australian Libraries Planning Forum, 2000. Member, Australian Library and Information Association Public Libraries Consultative Group, 2000. NSW Country Public Libraries Association Representative, NSW.net Services Management Committee, 1998. Former Member, NSW Local Government and Shires Association Library and Information Services Reference Group. Awards and recognition includes: Honorary Fellowship, Library Council of NSW, 2014. Life Member, NSW Public Libraries Association, 2012. Recipient, Albert Mainerd Scholarship, NSW Local Government and Shires Association, 2000.

Mrs Yvonne ENGELMAN NSW. For service to the Jewish community, a founding member of the Sydney Jewish Museum and has been volunteering every Tuesday for 25 years, sharing her story of survival.

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