Queen's Birthday Honours - 2008

The Hon Emeritus Professor Peter Baume (MBBS '59, MD '69)
AC for service to advancing higher education as an academic, researcher and administrator, and to the community through leadership roles in organisations addressing significant public health and social policy issues.

Dr David Bennett QC (BA '61, LLB '64)
AC for service to the law, particularly as Commonwealth Solicitor-General, through the provision of advice on matters of national interest, and the international promotion of Australian legal services and education.

The Hon John W Howard (LLB '61)
AC for distinguished service to the Parliament of Australia, particularly as prime minister and through contributions to economic and social policy reform, fostering and promoting Australia's interests internationally, and the development of significant philanthropic links between the business sector, arts and charitable organisations.

Professor Christopher J Burrell (BSc[Med] '64, MBBS '65)
AO for service to medicine as a specialist in infectious diseases, particularly in the field of virology, as an administrator and educator, and to the community of South Australia through the establishment of the Coriole Music Festival.

Ms Dorothy J Hoddinott (MA '79)
AO for service to education and the teaching profession, particularly through the Australian Joint Council of Professional Teaching Associations and through the professional development of teachers of English as a second language, and to the community through the support of immigrant and refugee students.

His Hon Thomas I Pauling QC (LLB '70)
AO for service to the Northern Territory through significant contributions to the law, particularly relating to constitutional matters, to the development of legal organisations and the promotion of professional standards and to the community.

Mr Kenneth R Bickle (MPharm '98)
AM for service to the pharmacy profession through executive roles with a range of organisations, and to the community as a supporter of the Return Unwanted Medicines Program.

Emeritus Professor Louis C Birch (DSc '00)
AM for service to science, particularly in the field of biology as an academic and researcher, and through contributions to the understanding of the relationship of science to religion.

Professor Elizabeth J Elliott (MBBS '80, MD '92)
AM for service to paediatrics and child health as an academic, researcher and educator, and through establishing the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit.

Mr David M Freeman (LLM '86)
AM for service to the Jewish community, particularly through the development of hospital and aged care facilities in Sydney.

Mr James P Graham (BE [Chem] '70)
AM for service to business, particularly in the financial services sector, and to the community through support for medical research and educational organisations.

Dr Roderic E Kefford (BA '70, MA '79)
AM for service to primary and secondary education through administrative and teaching roles, particularly in independent schools, and contributions to educational organisations.

Dr Jacqueline A Morgan (MBBS '55)
AM for service to medicine, particularly in the field of neuromuscular disorders, and to the community through a range of organisations involved in research and support for people with muscular dystrophy.

Professor Patrick J O'Keefe (PhDLaw '85)
AM for service to the protection and repatriation of cultural property and heritage, to the law as a lecturer and author, and to legal education.

Mrs Penelope A M Seidler (BArch '64)
AM for service to the preservation of cultural heritage, particularly through the Australiana Fund, to visual arts organisations, and to architecture.

Mrs Karen L Wilson (BScAqr '73)
AM for a service to botany as a researcher and through the recording and documentation of Australian biodiversity.

Mr Phillip P Wolanski (BEC '78)
AM for service to the community through executive roles and philanthropic contributions to a range of arts, sporting and cultural organisations, particularly the National Institute of Dramatic Art.

Dr Robert M Anderson (MBBS '48)
OAM for service to medicine as a general practitioner, and to the community of the Narrabri district.

Ms Valerie M Austin (BPharm '69)
OAM for service to the pharmacy profession, particularly as an initiator of programs to improve Indigenous health care.

Dr Grace J Bryant (MBBS '78, GradDipSportsSc '87)
OAM for service to medicine as a medical officer to a range of sporting institutions and organisations and through administrative roles with professional associations.

Dr Carl W Edmonds (MBBS '60)
OAM for service to subaquatic and hyperbaric medicine as a practitioner, researcher and educator, and to the advancement of diving safety.

Ms Nancy J Milne (LLB '74)
OAM for service to the legal sector, particularly as an insurance lawyer, and to the community.

Dr John J McGuinness (MBBS '64)
OAM for service to medicine in the field of anaesthesia, to medical education, and through the provision of humanitarian assistance to communities in the Asia-Pacific region.

Dr John P Rasmussen (BDS '54)
OAM for service to heritage conservation, particularly through the NSW Branch of the National Trust of Australia, and to the arts.

Dr Con S H Reed (MBBS '53)
OAM for service to medicine in the areas of oncology and haematology as a clinician, researcher and executive member of professional associations.

Mr James Smith (MA '86, ExecMPAdmin '06)
AFSM (no citation listed)

Ms Katherine A Smith (BA '70, DipEd '70)
OAM for service to the community through fostering peaceful conflict resolution and the promotion of interfaith understanding.

Mr Malcolm R Smith (BSc '67)
OAM for service to the community through fostering peaceful conflict resolution and the promotion of interfaith understanding.

Mr Malcolm D D Stewart (BSc '49)
OAM for service to the community, particularly through the Meniere's Research Fund and Meniere's Support Group of NSW.

Mr Ian P Spiers (BPharm '87, DipHPharm '88)
CSC for outstanding achievement in providing medical support as Commanding Officer 2nd Health Support Battalion.

Dr Ross M Toll (BDS '63)
OAM for service to the community through fundraising and executive roles with the Children's Cancer Institute of Australia.

Dr Warwick J A Vaughan (BEC '50)
OAM for service to education through the Primary English Teaching Association, contributions to curriculum development and public administration.