The University extends warm congratulations to all members who have been recognised for their significant contributions to Australian society, across a broad range of fields.
Special congratulations to our University staff who became Officers and Members of the Order of Australia.
The full list of staff and alumni awarded honours will continue to be updated.
- Professor Emeritus Adrian Bauman AO (MPHlth '86, MBBS '79, PhD '92) FAHMS FACSM FAFHM, Emeritus Professor of Public Health, Sydney School of Public Health
For distinguished service to public health, to the prevention of chronic disease, and to tertiary education.
- Dr Evans Lagudah AO Adjunct Professor, School of Life and Environmental Sciences
For distinguished service to agriculture and food science as a researcher in the area of wheat genetics.
- Clinical Professor Carol Anne Pollock AO Professor Medicine, Northern Clinical School, Kolling Institute of Medical Research
For distinguished service to medical research, education and science, to nephrology, and to clinical practice and governance.
- Professor Richard Anthony Scolyer AO (MD '06) BMedSci, MBBS, MD, FRCPA, FRCPath, FAHMS, Conjoint Professor, FMH Translational Research Collective
Co-Medical Director, Melanoma Institute Australia
For distinguished service to medicine, particularly in the field of melanoma and skin cancer, and to national and international professional organisations.
- Professor Anne Twomey AO Professor of Constitutional Law
For distinguished service to the law, to legal education, and to public education on constitutional matters.
- Emeritus Professor Robert Baden Offord AO (BA '94)
For distinguished service to tertiary education in the field of human rights, social justice, and cultural diversity.
- Dr Ian Richard Freckelton QC AO (BA '80, LLB '92)
For distinguished service to the law, and to the legal profession, across fields including health, medicine and technology.
- Dr Vanessa Ann Guthrie AO (GradDipMgmt '06)
- Professor Jane Alexandra McAdam AO (BA '98, LLB '00)
For distinguished service to international refugee law, particularly to climate change and the displacement of people.
- Ms Christine Nixon APM AO (DipLRelLaw '81)
For distinguished service to law enforcement, to women in policing, and to tertiary education.
- Dr Suzanne Mary Packer AO (MBBS '66)
For distinguished service to children through roles in health, welfare and protection initiatives.
- Professor Ann Curthoys AM (BA '67 DipEd '68) PhD Macquarie, FASSA, FAHA, Honorary Associate, SOPHI, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
For significant service to tertiary education, to social history, and to research.
- Professor John Connell AM University of Sydney’s School of Geosciences
For significant service to tertiary education, particularly to the geosciences.
- Dr Bidda Jones AM Honorary Associate, Sydney School of Veterinary Science
For significant service to animal welfare science and advocacy.
- Associate Professor Richard Maxwell Zuber AM (BVSc '69) Academic Director of the Clinical Skills Hubs
For significant service to veterinary science, to professional colleges, and to education.
- Associate Professor Gary Fred Sholler AM (MBBS '79) FRACP, FCSANZ, FACC, Clinical Associate Professor Paediatrics & Child Health, Children's Hospital, Westmead
For significant service to paediatric medicine, and to tertiary medical education.
- Dr Judith Nancy Yates AM Honorary Associate Professor, School of Economics
For significant service to housing and economic research, and to education.
- Dr Brian Keith Babington AM (BA '78, MA '82)
For significant service to children through safety and well-being initiatives.
- Professor Michael Heywood Bennett AM (MM(ClinEpid) '99)
For significant service to medical education, and to hyperbaric medicine.
- Dr Soren Blau AM (BA '94, PhD '99)
For significant service to forensic medicine, and to scientific organisations.
- Mr Brian James Boulton AM (BA '63)
For significant service to the law, and to the judiciary, particularly to District Courts.
- Ms Shayne Ann Brown AM (GradDip '82, GradDip '83, BA '16, MA '20)
For significant service to medicine through orthoptic associations.
- Mr Peter Carroll AM (BA '65, DipEd '66)
For significant service to the performing arts as an actor.
- Dr Annette Elizabeth Carruthers AM (MBBS '78)
For significant service to community health, and to people with Multiple Sclerosis.
- Ms Kerry Anne Chikarovski AM (BEc '77, LLB '79)
For significant service to the Parliament of New South Wales, and to the community.
- Dr John Edward Coolican AM (BDS '79)
For significant service to dentistry in the field of orthodontics, and to rugby union.
- Dr Leon Wakefield Clark AM (MBBS '68)
For significant service to medical administration, and to healthcare delivery.
- Professor Lawrence Edward Cram AM (BSc '70, BE (Elec) '72, PhD '75)
For significant service to tertiary education, and to astronomy and astrophysics.
- Emeritus Professor Susan Evelyn Fraser AM (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, PhD '75, Higher Doctorate '96)
For significant service to tertiary education, and to health and medical organisations.
- Ms Helen Hardcastle AM (BPharm '72)
For significant service to corporate governance and leadership organisations.
- Mr John Robert Hardie AM (BSc '76, GradCertEdStud '19)
For significant service to science education, and to professional societies.
- Associate Professor Elizabeth Harris AM (BA '69, MPHlth '95, DipSW '69)
For significant service to equity in healthcare, to research, and to social work.
- Mr Peter George Irwin AM (BA '50)
For significant service to tertiary education, to geography, and to the community of Newcastle.
- Professor Robyn Lesley Richmond AM (BA '66, MA '81)
For significant service to tertiary medical education, and to public health.
- Mr Christopher Michael Rigby AM (BA '86)
For significant service to health and aged care organisations.
- Emeritus Professor Ian Douglas Riley AM (MBBS '62, MD '80)
For significant service to tertiary medical education, notably to tropical health.
- Dr Helen Scott-Orr PSM AM (BVSc '71)
For significant service to public administration, to biosecurity, and to veterinary science.
- Mr Thomas Bernard Stodulka AM (LLB '75)
For significant service to the law, and to mediation and dispute resolution.
- Ms Charlotte Vidor AM
For significant service to the multicultural community, to tourism, and to urban planning.
- Dr George Wilson AM (BVSc '71)
For significant service to wildlife conservation, to veterinary science, and to the community.
- Associate Professor Edwina Jane Wright AM (MBBS '96)
For significant service to medicine and research, notably for people living with HIV/AIDS.
- Mr Michael Brown OAM (BSc '74, BE(Civil) '76)
For service to rugby union.
- Dr Costas Costa OAM (MPHlth '88)
For service to medicine as a general practitioner.
- Mr Charles Graham Colman OAM (BA '57)
For service to music.
- Mr Stephen Julian Cordell OAM (BA '71, LLB '74, LLM '81)
For service to the Jewish community.
- Dr Stephen Anthony Della-Fiorentina OAM (MBBS '87)
For service to oncology.
- Dr Jan Dudley OAM (MBBS '84)
For service to obstetrics and gynaecology.
- Dr Scott Comber Fortey OAM (MBBS '87)
For service to medicine as an anaesthetist.
- Mr David Goodrich OAM (BE(Mech) '90)
For service to the community, and to the defence sector.
- Professor Brin Felix Grenyer OAM (BA '88, M.Sc.Arch '90)
For service to psychology.
- Mr Phillip Isaacs OAM (BSc '65, MSc '68)
For service to the community through a range of roles.
- Dr Robert Hugh Llewellyn-Jones OAM (BSc(Med) '78, PhD '04)
For service to psychiatry, and to children with developmental disability.
- Dr Susan Patricia Lever OAM
For service to literature.
- Mr Gordon Donald MacKenzie OAM (LLM '93)
For service to tertiary education.
- Dr David Peter O'Rourke OAM (MBBS '96)
For service to medicine, and to the international community of West Timor.
- Mr Richard James Owen OAM (BE(Chem) '83)
For service to business.
- Miss Therese Margaret Post OAM (Posthumous)
For service to the community of Uralla.
- Mr James Sidney Pulsford OAM (BScAgr '53)
For service to conservation and the environment.
- Ms Marea Christine Reading OAM (DipTeach(Nurs) '84, GradDipAppSc( AdvClinNursing) '90 MAppSc(Nurs) '92)
For service to nursing.
- Mr David Rickards OAM (BSc '76, BE(Civil) '78)
For service to the not-for-profit sector, and to the environment.
- Ms Dindy Belinda Vaughan OAM (BA '67)
For service to the arts.
- Mr Gino Anthony Vumbaca OAM (BSW '86, DipBA '96, MBA '98)
For service to public health, and to the justice system.
- Ms Mary Catherine Walker OAM (BA '81, LLB '86)
For service to the law.
- Mr Brett Peter Weymark OAM (BMus '98)
For service to the performing arts through music.
- Mr Morri Young OAM (BEc '75)
For service to the community through a range of roles.
- Mr Michael Ryan PSM (BScAgr '91)
For outstanding public service to policy and program development to ensure a supply of an agricultural workforce during COVID-19.
- Ms Michelle Engelsman AFSM (BSc (Hons) '04, MInternatStud '09)
- Mr Peter George Kaye AM ESM (BEc '79)
If you have received an Honour, or know of anyone from the University who has, please send their name and any information to firstname.lastname@example.org.