Dr Geoffrey Norman VAUGHAN, Upper Beaconsfield, VIC.
For service to scientific research and development, particularly through contributions to the development of government policy initiatives, to the growth of innovative technology-based Australian companies, and to education as a mentor and supporter of young scientists.
Emeritus Professor Nigel Ross FORTEATH, Trevallyn, TAS.
MEMBER (AM) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION Mrs Gwendolyn Isabelle ADAMS, Perth, TAS.
For service to the agricultural sector in Tasmania, particularly through support for women on the land and the promotion of improved farming practices. For service to science in the area of pest animal management through a range of research and administrative roles, and to Rugby Union football. For service to the community through proactive roles to improve social justice, economic advancement and education for Indigenous people. For service to the study of the history of education and social sciences in Australia and as a contributor to raising public debate on educational issues. For service to legal education in Australia and the Pacific region, to professional associations, and to the community. For service to the citrus growing and plant propagation industries as a pathologist and researcher, particularly in the areas of disease identification, cause, and control measures.
OFFICER (AO) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION Mr Roger David BEALE, AM, Garran ACT.
For service to conservation and the environment, particularly the development and implementation of major Australian government policies related to heritage, management of natural resources, and sustainability issues, and to fostering public involvement in local protection and restoration projects.
The Reverend Professor James Mitchell HAIRE, Barton, ACT.
For service to religion and to the community through the promotion of ecumenical and interfaith dialogue, the Uniting Church in Australia and theological education. For service to literature as an author, to the promotion of Australian writers and to support for literary events and professional organisations. For service to people with disabilities, particularly through the development of educational and support services.
Mr Leonard Arthur BARNARD, late of Dulwich Hill, NSW.
For service to jazz music as a drummer, to improving the professionalism of Australian jazz music, and to the encouragement of young musicians. For service to the construction and property development industries and to the community through fundraising and executive roles in a range of organisations and charities. For service to the community through philanthropic support for medical research, health, sporting and educational organisations in Queensland. For service to medicine and to the community through the establishment and development of neonatal and paediatric retrieval services in NSW. For service to geological science, particularly through the study and documentation of the geology of Victoria, and to a range of professional organisations. For service to the community, particularly through roles that contribute to the monitoring of federal systems of administrative law and national security. For service to the protection of marine mammals as a biologist, academic and conservationist and through involvement with a range of organisations that aim to protect these species.
Emeritus Professor Ifan Odwyn JONES, Waterford, WA.
For service to the mining and minerals industries, including research and education, to international trade, and to the community of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.
The Honourable Justice Margaret Joan BEAZLEY, Sydney NSW..