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Administered by: Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief
Published Date 30 Nov 2012
Printed Publication Date 30 Nov 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                Government House

                                                                                                                                                                        CANBERRA  ACT  2600

                                                                                                                                                                                  30 November 2012

 

The Governor-General is pleased to announce the following honorary appointments and awards within the General Division of the Order of Australia:

 

 


ORDER OF AUSTRALIA

 

HONORARY OFFICER (AO) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION

 

Mr Patrick OLIPHANT

   716 Acequia Madre, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
   United States of America

For service to the arts, particularly as a cartoonist, and to strengthening Australia’s relations with the United States of America.

 

Mr Donald Rudolph VOELTE

   38-42 Pirrama Road, Pyrmont NSW 2009

For service to the Australian LNG industry and contribution to education and the arts in Perth.

 

Mr Masahide (Max) YASUDA

   155 Bertie Street, Port Melbourne Vic 3207

For service to the Australian automotive and manufacturing industries and enhancing the bilateral relationship between Australia and Japan.

 

Mr George Yong-Boon YEO

   #07-01 Great World City, 1 Kim Seng Promenade,

   Singapore   237994

For service to Australia-Singapore bilateral relations and the establishment of the Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement.


 

HONORARY MEMBER (AM) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION

 

Ar. Hijjas bin KASTURI

   23rd Floor, Menara KH Promet, Jalan Sultan Ismail
   50250, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

For service to Australia-Malaysia relations, particularly through his support of the arts and to architecture.

 

Mr Fram KITAGAWA

   Hillside Terrace A, 29-18, Sarugaku-cho Shibuya-ku,
   Tokyo 159-0033, Japan

For service to Australia by promoting Australian Indigenous and contemporary art in Japan and developing a relationship between Australia and rural communities in Japan.

 

Mr Zoran KOSTOVSKI

   Australian Consulate Skopje, U1. Londonska 11b
   1000 Skopje, fyr Macedonia

For service to the Australian Government as Honorary Consul to the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

 

Mr Yasuki NAKAMURA

   1 Kennedy Place, Bayview NSW 2104

For service to music education, particularly the violin, through his contribution to the Suzuki Method in Australia and overseas.

 


Honorary Member (AM) in the General Division (continued)

 

 

Sir Ronald SANDERS

   Pleasant Hall Drive, Dayrell’s Road, Christ Church
   Barbados
For service to Australian relations, particularly concerning Commonwealth issues and advancing the interests of small developing states of the Caribbean region.

 

Mr William SPOONCER

   18 Rain Ridge Road, Kurrajong Heights NSW 2758

For service to the Australian meat and rendering industry.

 

 

HONORARY MEDAL (OAM) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION

 

Datuk Irene Betty BENGGON-CHARURUKS

   51 Jalan Gaya, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
   Malaysia

For service to Australia by supporting Sabah’s annual commemorations of Australia’s fallen soldiers and by promoting tourism links between Australia and Malaysia.

 

Mr Desmond Hugh CROSS

   3 Dutton Street, Metford NSW 2323

For service to the local community of Maitland as a volunteer with various groups and organisations.

 

Mr Johan Gerard DURNEZ

   Hazewindstraat 48, 8790 Waregem, Belgium
For service to Australian-Belgian relations, particularly his contribution to promoting the role played by Australians during World War I in Belgium.

 

 


Dr Hans-Ullrich HENSCHEL

   Oswaldstrasse 39, D-59075 Hamm, Germany

For service to Australia through fundraising for the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

 

Professor Jeanne M LIEDTKA

   Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
   PO Box 6550, Charlottesville  VA  22906
   United States of America

For service to the development of leaders in the museum profession through the Museum Leadership Program.

 

Mrs Nellie Christina MORGAN

   1/37 Oaks Avenue, Dee Why NSW 2099

For service to the local elderly community as a volunteer.

 

Mr Mario Aloysius SAMMUT

   16 Evans Street, Morwell Vic 3840

For service to the Maltese community of Victoria.

 

Mr Martin Stuart SMITH

   1 Day Street, Marrickville NSW 2204

For service to youth as the co-founder of the Nova Youth Orchestra.

 

 

 

By Her Excellency’s Command

 

Stephen Brady CVO

Official Secretary to the Governor-General