Queen's Birthday Honours

Congratulations to all our ANU alumni recognised in the Queens' Birthday Honours. This year's recipients reflect the depth and diversity of service to the wider community by our alumni.

This year's recipients

Lieutenant Colonel Charmaine Benfield CSC
Master of Military and Defence ‘17
For outstanding achievement as the Staff Officer Grade One Selections and Appointments with Career Management Army during 2016 and 2017.
Mrs Jennifer Bowker AO
BA (Visual) (Hon) ‘97
For distinguished service to Australia-Middle East cultural relations through the preservation of traditional creative and visual arts, and as a textile artist and educator.
Mr Kent Boyd PSM
MGovComLaw ‘09
For outstanding public service to local government in New South Wales.
Ms Linda Crebbin AM
LLB ’80, BA ‘78
For significant service to the law and to the legal profession in the Australian Capital Territory.
Emeritus Professor Robin Creyke AO
LLM ‘91
For distinguished service to administrative law, and to education, as an academic and author, to public administration and tribunal practice, and to professional bodies.
Ms Rebecca Davies AO
LLB (Hon) ’77, BEc ‘75
For distinguished service to the community, and to medical research, particularly in the areas of juvenile diabetes and heart health, and to the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney.
Lieutenant Colonel Travis Gordon CSM
Master of Military and Defence ‘16
For meritorious devotion to duty as the Commander of Joint Task Group 658 in support of the national elections of Papua New Guinea during the conduct of Operation HANNAH.
Lieutenant Colonel Clarence Hovell CSM
Master of Military and Defence ‘15
For meritorious achievement in operational planning and execution in the Australian Army.
Mr Kevin Jeffery AFSM
GradDipAcc ‘94, BComm ‘92
For distinguished service to rural firefighting through the ACT Rural Fire Service and the ACT Bushfire Council.
Professor Andrew Kemp AM
PhD ‘73
For significant service to medicine, and to medical education, in the field of paediatric allergy and immunology as a clinician, academic and researcher.
The Honourable John Kerin AO
BEc ‘78
For distinguished service to primary industry through roles in agricultural research administration, to the minerals and natural resources sector, and to science-industry linkages and policy.
Dr Barry McGowan OAM
PhD ’02, BA ‘95
For service to community history.
Mr Allan McKinnon PSM
BA (Asian Studies) ’90, BEc ‘86
For outstanding public service through significantly enhancing Australia's national security.
Dr Jacqueline Mein OAM
MAppEpid ‘00
For service to medicine, and to community health.
Ms Margaret Ning OAM
BEc ‘74
For service to conservation and the environment.
Dr Roderic Phillips OAM
BSc (Hon) ‘75
For service to rogaining, and to paediatric dermatology.
Ms Padma Raman PSM
GradDipLegPrac ‘95, LLB (Hon) 94, BA (Asian Studies) (Hon) ‘94
For outstanding public service in leading significant cultural, technological and governance change at the Australian Human Rights Commission.
Colonel Nicole Sadler AM
BA (Hon) ‘93
For exceptional service as Commander Combat Training Centre, Commanding Officer of 4th Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery and as acting Commander 3rd Brigade.
Mrs Wilma Simmons OAM
BA (Asian Studies) ’71
For service to the community through a range of roles.
Mr Glenn Simpson OAM
LLB (Hon) ‘74
For service to the building and construction sector, particularly to housing.
Professor David Walker AM
PhD ‘73
For significant service to education as an academic in the field of Australian studies, and to international relations.
Professor Gungwu Wang AO
HonLLD ‘96
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.
Lieutenant Colonel Philippa Weiland CSC
Master of Military and Defence ‘13
For outstanding dedication to duty as Staff Officer Grade One Psychology in Headquarters Forces Command.
Dr Paul Wood AO
PhD ‘82
For distinguished service to science, and to global human and animal health, and through biopharmaceutical research and technological advances.
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