Australia Day Honours

The Australia Day Honours offers a way for the country to celebrate its best people.  We congratulate alumni of The Australian National University who received recognition in the Australia Day Honours and we take great pride in their service to the wider community.

This year's recipients

Bettina Arndt AM
BSc (1971)
For significant service to the community as a social commentator, and to gender equity through advocacy for men.
Glen Billington CSC
Master of Military Studies (2012)
For outstanding achievement as the Commanding Officer and Chief Engineer of the 19th Chief Engineer Works.
Frank Brennan AM
LLB (Hons) (1990)
For significant service to palliative medicine, and to medical education.
Neil Burrows AFSM
PhD (1995), BSc (Forestry) (1977)
Fire and Emergency Services Authority Western Australia
Michael Devine CSC
Master of Military Studies (2012)
For outstanding achievement in the application of judgement as Commander Task Unit 641.1.1 and Commanding Officer HMAS Anzac in the tactical planning and execution of Maritime South East Asia Deployment from March to June 2018.
Janine Fetchik CSC
Grad Dip Military Law(Hons) (2016), GradDipLegPrac(Hons) (2014), LLM(Hons) (2014)
For outstanding achievement in the provision of legal services to the Royal Australian Air Force.
John Fitzgerald AM
PhD (1983)
For significant service to higher education, particularly in the field of Chinese studies.
Hal Hill AO
PhD (1980)
For distinguished service to education in the field of economic policy development, and to Australia-Indonesia relations.
Cate Holmes AC
BEc (1977)
For eminent service to the judiciary, notably to criminal, administrative, and mental health law, and to the community of Queensland.
Geoffrey Huston AM
MSc (1984), BSc(Hons) (1979)
For significant service to science, and through pioneering roles with the internet.
Leanne Iseppi CSM
Grad Cert Military Studies (2012)
For meritorious devotion to duty as the Command Warrant Officer, Joint Task Force 633 whilst deployed on Operation ACCORDION from January 2018 to January 2019.
Martin Krygier FASSA AM
PhD (1980)
For significant service to legal education, and to professional associations.
Jennifer Macklin CSC
MSA (Hons) (2008)
For outstanding achievement in the promotion of diversity and inclusion in the Royal Australian Navy.
Lenore Manderson AM
PhD (1978), BA(Asian Studies)(Hons) (1973)
For significant service to education, particularly medical anthropology, and to public health.
Duncan Marshall AM
Bachelor of Arts (1986)
For significant service to heritage conservation.
Graham McKenzie-Smith AM
MFor (1976), BSc (Forestry) (1971)
For significant service to military history preservation, and to forestry.
Sandra Navalli OAM
LLB(Hons) (1997), BEc(Hons) (1997)
For service to international education.
John O'Callaghan AM
PhD (1969)
For significant service to information technology, and to education.
Barry O'Farrell AO
Bachelor of Arts (1980)
For distinguished service to the people and Parliament of New South Wales, particularly as Premier, and to the community.
Julie Roberts PSM
BSc (1972)
For outstanding public service through exceptional delivery of executive support services to the national security community.
Albin Smrdel PSM
GradDipLegPrac(Hons) (2000), LLB (1999)
For outstanding public service in reforming the corporate arrangements of the federal courts, and structural reform for the Australian family courts system.
Andrew Tridgell OAM
PhD (1999), BSc(Hons) (1991)
For service to information technology.
Anne Trimmer AO
LLB (1980), Bachelor of Arts (1977)
For distinguished service to the law, and to the legal profession, to healthcare standards and policy, and to education.
Robyn Williams AM AO
HonLLD (1997)
For distinguished service to science as a journalist, radio presenter and author, and to education.
Dee Williams CSC
Master of Military and Defence (2016)
For outstanding achievement in strategic organisational development as Military Assistant to the Chief of Joint Capabilities in the Australian Defence Force.
Mike Wilson AM
BEc(Hons) (1996), BSc (1995)
For service to community health, particularly to diabetes research.
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