Special Honours Lists (Australia)

The Special Honours Lists for Australia are announced by the Governor General at any time.

Lists

Key (see below)

Date Announcement Award Recipient Ref Notes
21 March 2007 Honorary Award AO (Military) General John Abizaid 2007-S51[1]
18 May 2007 Honorary Awards AO Professor Anne Rosalie Edwards 2007-S94[2]
18 May 2007 Honorary Awards AO Commissioner Khoo Boon Hui 2007-S94[2]
18 May 2007 Honorary Awards AO Dr Sanduk Ruit 2007-S94[2]
18 May 2007 Honorary Awards AM Associate Professor Paul Adam 2007-S94[2]
18 May 2007 Honorary Awards AM Dr Kenneth Murray Alexander 2007-S94[2]
18 May 2007 Honorary Awards AM Peter Dare 2007-S94[2]
18 May 2007 Honorary Awards AM Adjunct Professor Nicola Sasanelli 2007-S94[2]
18 May 2007 Honorary Awards AM Emeritus Professor Trevor Gordon Wilson 2007-S94[2]
18 May 2007 Honorary Awards AM Dr Helmut Ziegelschmidt 2007-S94[2]
18 May 2007 Honorary Awards OAM Peter Collingwood Cathles 2007-S94[2]
18 May 2007 Honorary Awards OAM Reginald Fredrick Guest 2007-S94[2]
18 May 2007 Honorary Awards OAM David Dale Morgan , deceased 2007-S94[2] wef 1 July 2005
21 June 2007 Midwinter's Day 2007 AAM Sharon Labudda 2007-S114[3]
22 June 2007 Champion Shots Medal
with clasp
Leading Seaman Josh Kelly 2007-S116[4]
21 June 2008 Midwinter's Day 2008 AAM Matthew Filipowski 2008-S123[5]
10 July 2008 Honorary Awards AO Tan Sri Dato' Azman Hashim 2008-S137[6]
10 July 2008 Honorary Awards AO Tan Sri Dato' Seri Dr Jeffrey Cheah Fook Ling 2008-S137[6]
18 August 2008 Gallantry awards for actions
during the Vietnam War
SG Lieutenant Colonel Harry Smith, MC 2008-S167[7]
18 August 2008 Gallantry awards for actions
during the Vietnam War
MG Geoff Kendall 2008-S167[7]
18 August 2008 Gallantry awards for actions
during the Vietnam War
MG David Sabben 2008-S167[7]
4 September 2008 Honorary Awards AC Emeritus Professor Stuart Ross Taylor 2008-S177[8]
4 September 2008 Honorary Awards AO Malcolm Binks 2008-S177[8]
4 September 2008 Honorary Awards AO Dr J B Penn 2008-S177[8]
4 September 2008 Honorary Awards AM Lu Jian 2008-S177[8]
16 January 2009 VC Trooper Mark Donaldson 2009-S10[9]
21 June 2009 Midwinter's Day 2009 AAM David Pullinger 2009-S107[10]
23 September 2009 Honorary Awards AM Yoshimaro Katsumata , deceased 2009-S146[11] wef 29 July 2009
23 September 2009 Honorary Awards AM Professor Sangkot Marzuki 2009-S146[11]
23 September 2009 Honorary Awards AM Peter Morley 2009-S146[11]
23 September 2009 Honorary Awards AM Ronaldo Veirano 2009-S146[11]
23 September 2009 Honorary Awards OAM Nicholas Bonello 2009-S146[11]
23 September 2009 Honorary Awards OAM Joan Brownlie 2009-S146[11]
23 September 2009 Honorary Awards OAM Tony Cutajar 2009-S146[11]
23 September 2009 Honorary Awards OAM Khun Kanit Wanachote 2009-S146[11]
3 November 2009 Honorary Appointment AO (Military) General David Petraeus 2009-S172[12]
27 November 2009 Honorary Appointment AO The Honourable Hugh Templeton QSO 2009-S196[13]
27 November 2009 Honorary Appointment AM Brian Lara 2009-S196[13]
4 December 2009 Honorary Appointment AM Tetsuo Uehara 2009-S201[14]
9 March 2010 Honorary Appointment AC Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono GCB 2010-S24[15]
31 March 2010 Awards for actions
during the Vietnam War
DSM Flight Lieutenant Clifford Dohle , deceased 2010-S43[16]
31 March 2010 Awards for actions
during the Vietnam War
Unit Citation
for Gallantry
Delta Company, 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment 2010-S43[16]
1 July 2010 Honorary Appointments AC The Honourable Richard Armitage, KCMG, CNZM 2010-S102[17]
1 July 2010 Honorary Appointments AO Dr John David Diekman 2010-S102[17]
1 July 2010 Honorary Appointments AO General Michael Hayden 2010-S102[17]
1 July 2010 Honorary Appointments AO Dr George Nicks 2010-S102[17]
1 July 2010 Honorary Appointments AM George Lascelles, 7th Earl of Harewood, KBE 2010-S102[17]
1 July 2010 Honorary Appointments AM Zannie Flanagan 2010-S102[17]
1 July 2010 Honorary Appointments AM Hubert Huchette 2010-S102[17]
1 July 2010 Honorary Appointments AM Akira Tatehata 2010-S102[17]
1 July 2010 Honorary Appointments AM Datuk (Dr) Philip Ting Ding Ing 2010-S102[17]
1 July 2010 Honorary Appointments OAM Thomas Corcoran 2010-S102[17]
1 July 2010 Honorary Appointments OAM John Kelly 2010-S102[17]
1 July 2010 Honorary Appointments OAM Peter Reynolds 2010-S102[17]
1 November 2010 Honorary Appointments AO Moetaryanto Poerwoaminoto 2010-S202[18]
1 November 2010 Honorary Appointments OAM Sister Lorraine Garasu, CSN 2010-S202[18]
1 November 2010 Honorary Appointments OAM Brian Gavaghan 2010-S202[18]
1 November 2010 Honorary Appointments OAM Isobel Hood 2010-S202[18]
1 November 2010 Honorary Appointments OAM David Mearns 2010-S202[18]
5 November 2010 Honorary Appointments AO (Military) Admiral Michael Mullen 2010-S201[19]
22 January 2011 VC Corporal Ben Roberts-Smith, MG 2011-S12[20]
21 June 2011 Midwinter's Day 2011 AAM Captain Murray Doyle 2011-S99[21]
21 June 2011 Midwinter's Day 2011 AAM Dr Stephen Nicol 2011-S99[21]
14 September 2011 Honorary Appointments AO The Honourable George Shultz 2011-S134[22]
2 December 2011 Honorary Appointments AO Professor James McWha 2011-S190[23]
2 December 2011 Honorary Appointments AO The Right Honourable Mike Moore, ONZ 2011-S190[23]
2 December 2011 Honorary Appointments AO Ow Chio Kiat 2011-S190[23]
2 December 2011 Honorary Appointments AO Kenneth E. Tyler 2011-S190[23]
2 December 2011 Honorary Appointments AM Sevee Charuruks 2011-S190[23]
2 December 2011 Honorary Appointments AM Catherin Chua 2011-S190[23]
2 December 2011 Honorary Appointments AM Michael Godfrey-Roberts 2011-S190[23]
2 December 2011 Honorary Appointments AM Dr Denzil Miller 2011-S190[23]
2 December 2011 Honorary Appointments AM Mustafa Ruhi Őzbilgic 2011-S190[23]
2 December 2011 Honorary Appointments AM Anne Raymond, deceased 2011-S190[23] wef 7 April 2010
2 December 2011 Honorary Appointments AM Dr Carole Webb 2011-S190[23]
2 December 2011 Honorary Appointments OAM Barry Ashbolt 2011-S190[23]
2 December 2011 Honorary Appointments OAM Francis Herman 2011-S190[23]
14 June 2012 Honorary Appointment AO (Military) General Peter van Uhm 2012-?[citation needed] [24][25]
21 June 2012 Midwinter's Day 2012 AAM clasp Dr Graham Robertson, AAM[26] 2012-?[citation needed] [24][27]
21 June 2012 Midwinter's Day 2012 AAM Dr Neil Adams, deceased 2012-?[citation needed] [24][27]
21 June 2012 Midwinter's Day 2012 AAM Dr Stephen Rintoul 2012-?[citation needed] [24][27]
21 June 2012 Midwinter's Day 2012 AAM Dr James Doube 2012-?[citation needed] [24][27]
28 September 2012 Honorary Appointment AC Akio Mimura 2012-S152[28]
28 September 2012 Honorary Appointment OAM Masayasu Yoshimoto 2012-S152[28]
5 October 2012 Honorary Appointments AC Michelle Bachelet 2012-S160[29]
5 October 2012 Honorary Appointments AO (Military) Lt Gen James R. Clapper 2012-S160[29]
5 October 2012 Honorary Appointments AM Sachin Tendulkar 2012-S160[29]
2 November 2012 VC Corporal Daniel Keighran 2012-S167[30]
30 November 2012 Honorary Appointments AO Pat Oliphant 2012-S179[31]
30 November 2012 Honorary Appointments AO Don Voelte 2012-S179[31]
30 November 2012 Honorary Appointments AO Max Yasuda 2012-S179[31]
30 November 2012 Honorary Appointments AO George Yong-Boon Yeo 2012-S179[31]
30 November 2012 Honorary Appointments AM Ar. Hijjas bin Kasturi 2012-S179[31]
30 November 2012 Honorary Appointments AM Fram Kitagawa 2012-S179[31]
30 November 2012 Honorary Appointments AM Zoran Kostovski 2012-S179[31]
30 November 2012 Honorary Appointments AM Yasuki Nakamura 2012-S179[31]
30 November 2012 Honorary Appointments AM Sir Ronald Sanders 2012-S179[31]
30 November 2012 Honorary Appointments AM William Spooncer 2012-S179[31]
30 November 2012 Honorary Appointments OAM Datuk Irene Betty Benggon-Charuruks 2012-S179[31]
30 November 2012 Honorary Appointments OAM Desmond Cross 2012-S179[31]
30 November 2012 Honorary Appointments OAM Johan Durnez 2012-S179[31]
30 November 2012 Honorary Appointments OAM Dr Hans-Ullrich Henschel 2012-S179[31]
30 November 2012 Honorary Appointments OAM Prof Jeanne M Liedtka 2012-S179[31]
30 November 2012 Honorary Appointments OAM Nellie Morgan 2012-S179[31]
30 November 2012 Honorary Appointments OAM Mario Sammut 2012-S179[31]
30 November 2012 Honorary Appointments OAM Martin Smith 2012-S179[31]
15 February 2013 Honorary Appointments AO Neil MacGregor OM 2013-S25[32]
15 February 2013 Honorary Appointments AM Bernard Wright 2013-S25[32]
12 June 2013 Honorary Appointment AC Prof Jill Ker Conway 2013QB[33]
20 June 2013 Gallantry awards for
Far East Prisoners of War,
World War II
Commendation for
Gallantry
  • Private Alexander John Bell
  • Gunner Thomas Stephen Cumming
  • Private Victor Lawrence Gale
  • Gunner Arthur Reeve
  • Gunner James Alexander Wilson
2013-S72[34]
21 June 2013 Midwinter's Day 2013 AAM Captain Scott Laughlin 2013-S68[35]
21 June 2013 Midwinter's Day 2013 AAM Dr Barbara Wienecke 2013-S68[35]
13 November 2013 Cancellation Commendation for
Distinguished Service
Major Robin Paul Turner - Cancelled 13 November 2013 2013-1692[36] [24][37]
25 November 2013 Honorary Appointments AC José Ramos-Horta 2013-1742[38]
25 November 2013 Honorary Appointments AO Dr Kurt M. Campbell CNZM 2013-1742[38]
25 November 2013 Honorary Appointments AO Sam Chisholm 2013-1742[38]
25 November 2013 Honorary Appointments AO Audette Exel 2013-1742[38]
25 November 2013 Honorary Appointments AM Dr Grace Cochrane 2013-1742[38]
25 November 2013 Honorary Appointments AM Assoc. Prof. John Heggie 2013-1742[38]
25 November 2013 Honorary Appointments AM Jules Laude 2013-1742[38]
25 November 2013 Honorary Appointments AM Richard Robinson 2013-1742[38]
25 November 2013 Honorary Appointments AM Toshio Shiba (aka Toshio Shibamoto) 2013-1742[38]
25 November 2013 Honorary Appointments AM Datuk Andrew Sim men kin 2013-1742[38]
25 November 2013 Honorary Appointments AM Yoshio Wada 2013-1742[38]
25 November 2013 Honorary Appointments OAM Robert Bedwell 2013-1742[38]
25 November 2013 Honorary Appointments OAM Kenneth Dryland 2013-1742[38]
13 December 2013 Honorary Appointment AM Jerry Lewis 2013-1862[39]
13 February 2014 VC Corporal Cameron Baird, MG (deceased) 2014-294[40]
25 March 2014 AD Quentin Bryce, AC, CVO
28 March 2014 AK General Peter Cosgrove, AC, MC
15 April 2014 Honorary Appointment AO (Military) General John Allen 2014[41]
9 April 2015 Honorary Appointment AC Yorihiko Kojima 2015[42]
9 April 2015 Honorary Appointment AO Dr Patrick Simon 2015[42]
9 April 2015 Honorary Appointment AM Chitaru Asahina 2015[42]
9 April 2015 Honorary Appointment OAM Professor Haluk Oral 2015[42]
9 April 2015 Honorary Appointment OAM Yvonne Shapiro 2015[42]
27 May 2015 Honorary Appointment AO Professor Horst Lucke 2015[43]
27 May 2015 Honorary Appointment AO (Military) Admiral Samuel J. Locklear, USN 2015[43]
27 May 2015 Honorary Appointment AM Eric KarlFedering 2015[43]
27 May 2015 Honorary Appointment AM Doctor Margo Smith 2015[43]
27 May 2015 Honorary Appointment AM Inger Rice 2015[43]
27 May 2015 Honorary Appointment OAM George Edmund Morgan 2015[43]
21 June 2016 Midwinter's Day 2016 AAM Dr John Frederick Cadden 2016[44]
21 June 2016 Midwinter's Day 2016 AAM Kym Blair Newbery 2016[44]
21 June 2016 Midwinter's Day 2016 AAM Robert William Rowland 2016[44]
18 July 2017 Honorary Appointment AC Sir John Key, GNZM 2017[45]
18 September 2017 Honorary Appointment OAM Lieutenant Colonel Freddy Edy Declerck 2017[46]
18 September 2017 Honorary Appointment OAM Gilbert Deleu 2017[46]
18 September 2017 Honorary Appointment OAM Francois Maekelberg 2017[46]
24 July 2018 Honorary Appointment OAM Dr Craig Challen 2018[46]
24 July 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue operation Honours OAM Dr Craig Challen 2018[47]
24 July 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue operation Honours OAM Dr Richard Harris 2018[47]
24 July 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue operation Honours OAM Senior Constable Justin Bateman 2018[47]
24 July 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue operation Honours OAM Leading Senior Constable Kelly Boers 2018[47]
24 July 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue operation Honours OAM Detective Leading Senior Constable Benjamin Cox 2018[47]
24 July 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue operation Honours OAM Chief Petty Officer Troy Eather 2018[47]
24 July 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue operation Honours OAM First Constable Matthew Fitzgerald 2018[47]
24 July 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue operation Honours OAM Acting Station Sergeant Robert James 2018[47]
24 July 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue operation Honours OAM Detective Leading Senior Constable Christopher Markcrow 2018[47]
24 July 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue operation Honours SC Dr Craig Challen, OAM 2018[47]
24 July 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue operation Honours SC Dr Richard Harris, OAM 2018[47]
24 July 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue operation Honours BM Senior Constable Justin Bateman, OAM 2018[47]
24 July 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue operation Honours BM Leading Senior Constable Kelly Boers, OAM 2018[47]
24 July 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue operation Honours BM Detective Leading Senior Constable Benjamin Cox, OAM 2018[47]
24 July 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue operation Honours BM Chief Petty Officer Troy Eather, OAM 2018[47]
24 July 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue operation Honours BM First Constable Matthew Fitzgerald, OAM 2018[47]
24 July 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue operation Honours BM Acting Station Sergeant Robert James, OAM 2018[47]
24 July 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue operation Honours BM Detective Leading Senior Constable Christopher Markcrow, OAM 2018[47]

Key

Date Date of Announcement
Announcement Reason for announcement
Award see table below
Recipient
Ref Australian Government Gazette number
Notes

(This table is in sort by the Award column)

Award Name of award See also
AAM Australian Antarctic Medal List of Australian Antarctic Medal recipients
AC Honorary Companion of the Order of Australia (in the General Division) List of Honorary Companions of the Order of Australia
AD Dame of the Order of Australia[48] List of Dames of the Order of Australia
AK Knight of the Order of Australia[48] List of Knights of the Order of Australia
AO Honorary Officer of the Order of Australia (in the General Division)
AO (Military) Honorary Officer of the Order of Australia (in the Military Division)
AM Honorary Member of the Order of Australia (in the General Division)
DSM Distinguished Service Medal
MG Medal for Gallantry List of Medal for Gallantry recipients
OAM Honorary Medal of the Order of Australia (in the General Division)
SG Star of Gallantry List of Star of Gallantry recipients
VC Victoria Cross for Australia List of Australian Victoria Cross recipients

References

  1. ^ 2007-S51 - Honorary Officer (AO) in Military Division (21 March 2007)
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l 2007-S94 - Honorary Awards in General Division (18 May 2007)
  3. ^ 2007-S114 - Midwinter's Day 2007 Honours List (21 June 2007)
  4. ^ 2007-S116 - Champion Shots Medal (22 June 2007)
  5. ^ 2008-S123 - Midwinter's Day 2008 Honours List (21 June 2008)
  6. ^ a b 2008-S137 - Honorary Awards in General Division (10 July 2008)
  7. ^ a b c 2008-S167[permanent dead link] - Gallantry awards for actions during the Vietnam War, (18 August 2008)[dead link]
  8. ^ a b c d 2008-S177 - Honorary Awards in General Division (4 September 2008)
  9. ^ 2009-S10 - Victoria Cross for Australia - Mark Donaldson (16 January 2009)
  10. ^ 2009-S107 - Midwinter's Day 2009 Honours List (21 June 2009)
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h 2009-S146 - Honorary Awards in General Division (23 September 2009)
  12. ^ 2009-S172 - Honorary Appointment within the Order of Australia (3 November 2009)
  13. ^ a b 2009-S196 - Honorary Appointment within the Order of Australia (27 November 2009)
  14. ^ 2009-S201 - Honorary Appointment within the Order of Australia (4 December 2009)
  15. ^ 2010-S24 - Honorary Appointment within the Order of Australia (9 March 2010)
  16. ^ a b 2010-S43 - Awards for actions during the Vietnam War (31 March 2010)
  17. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l 2010-S102 - Honorary Appointments within the Order of Australia (1 July 2010)
  18. ^ a b c d e 2010-S202 - Honorary Appointments within the Order of Australia (1 November 2010)
  19. ^ 2010-S201 - Honorary Appointments within the Order of Australia (5 November 2010)
  20. ^ 2011-S12 - Victoria Cross for Australia - Roberts-Smith (23 January 2011)
  21. ^ a b 2011-S99 - Midwinter's Day 2011 (21 June 2011)
  22. ^ 2011-S134 - Honorary Appointments within the Order of Australia (14 September 2011)
  23. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m 2011-S190 - Honorary Appointments within the Order of Australia (2 December 2011)
  24. ^ a b c d e f This award does not appear in the It's an Honour database, either.
  25. ^ "(Australian) Chief of the Defence Force honours Netherlands counterpart". (Australian) Department of Defence media release. 19 June 2012. Archived from the original on 22 March 2014. Retrieved 22 March 2014.
    Photos of Gen. van Uhm Order of Australia presentation, defence.gov.au
  26. ^ "ROBERTSON, Graham George: Australian Antarctic Medal". It's an Honour. Australian Government. 21 June 1989.
  27. ^ a b c d "2012 Antarctic Medal". News. Australian Antarctic Division, Department of the Environment, Australian Government. 21 June 2012. Antarctic medals were awarded to oceanographer Dr Steve Rintoul and medical practitioner Dr James Doube. A posthumous award was given to meteorologist Dr Neil Adams and a clasp to the Antarctic Medal was awarded to Dr Graham Robertson.
  28. ^ a b 2012-S152 Archived 7 March 2014 at the Wayback Machine, Honorary Appointments within the Order of Australia (28 September 2012)
  29. ^ a b c 2012-S160 Archived 7 December 2012 at the Wayback Machine - Honorary Appointments within the Order of Australia (5 October 2012)
  30. ^ 2012-S167 - Victoria Cross for Australia Corporal Daniel KEIGHRAN (1 November 2012)
  31. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r 2012-S179 - Honorary Appointments within the Order of Australia (30 November 2012)
  32. ^ a b 2013-S25 - Honorary Appointments within the Order of Australia (15 February 2013)
  33. ^ 2013QB - Honorary Appointment within the Order of Australia (12 June 2013)
  34. ^ 2013-S72 - Commendation for Gallantry (25 June 2013)
  35. ^ a b 2013-S68 Archived 7 March 2014 at the Wayback Machine - Midwinters's Day 2013 (21 June 2013)
  36. ^ 2013-1692 - Cancellation of award (13 November 2013)
  37. ^ Peter Mickelborough (19 January 2014). "Achievers stripped of their Australian honours after disgrace". Herald Sun.
  38. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m 2013-1742 Archived 7 March 2014 at the Wayback Machine - Honorary Appointments within the Order of Australia (25 November 2013)
  39. ^ 2013-1862 - Honorary Appointment within the Order of Australia (13 December 2013)
  40. ^ 2014-294 - Victoria Cross for Australia Corporal Cameron Stewart BAIRD MG (deceased) (18 February 2014)
  41. ^ Honorary Officer (Mil Div) - Honorary Appointments within the Order of Australia (14 April 2014)
  42. ^ a b c d e 9 March 2012 appointments - Honorary Appointments within the Order of Australia (9 March 2015)
  43. ^ a b c d e f 27 May 2015 appointments - Honorary Appointments within the Order of Australia (27 May 2015)
  44. ^ a b c Midwinter's Day 2016 Honours List - Midwinters's Day 2016 (21 June 2016)
  45. ^ Honorary Companion of the Order of Australia Archived 14 August 2017 at the Wayback Machine - Honorary Companion of the Order of Australia (18 July 2017)
  46. ^ a b c d Honorary Appointment within the Order of Australia - (18 September 2017)
  47. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Tham Luang cave rescue operation Archived 24 July 2018 at the Wayback Machine - (18 September 2017)
  48. ^ a b Dame and Knight of the Order of Australia are only awarded in the General Division.

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