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FHS alumni awarded Australia Day Honours


3 February 2014

Two members of the Faculty of Health Sciences community have been acknowledged for their influence on Australian society in the latest round of Australia Day Honours, announced by the Governor-General.

Ms Barbara McPhee, a graduate and former Senior Lecturer in Occupational Health (1990-1992)has been awardedMember (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia. Ms McPhee received this award for significant service to physiotherapy as a practitioner in occupational health, and as an author.

Mr Robert Weaver, a graduate who has made a significant contribution to the community has been awarded Medal (OAM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia. Mr Weaver received this award for service to the community, particularly through nursing in mental health and disability services.

The Faculty extends warm congratulations to Ms Mcphee and Mr Weaver who have been recognised for their outstanding contributions in health.