A person who stopped Australia getting bowled more than by COVID-19 and one more who knocked off opponents like no other function in the Queen’s Birthday Honours Listing.

Previous chief health-related officer Brendan Murphy and famous cricketer Shane Warne stand out on the 992-individual checklist, with 8 of those people accomplishing the prestigious Companion (AC) of the Get.

Dr Murphy was Australia’s CMO from 2016 right up until 2020 and was a person of Australia’s public faces of the original pandemic response. He has given that turn into the wellbeing department’s secretary.


Other individuals greatly involved in the pandemic reaction, like Queensland governor and former lengthy-serving main well being officer Jeannette Youthful, have also been awarded high honours.

Ms Youthful (pictured below), appointed an AC, was Queensland’s top rated well being formal from 2005 right until late 2021. NSW chief wellness officer Kerry Chant has been appointed an Officer (AO) of the Get.

Excelling in a diverse industry, Mr Warne will be posthumously appointed an AO some three months just after his loss of life. He is staying honoured for distinguished company to cricket getting taken 708 wickets in his storied occupation, together with his assistance to the community by means of charitable initiatives.

In the armed forces division, Vice Admiral Lance Johnston was appointed AC as a hugely-proficient strategic armed forces planner and a champion of the Defence Ability System.

Other AC appointments contain plant biologist and ecologist Patricia Selkirk for her expert services to conservation in looking into Antarctic and sub-Antarctic ecosystems, main defence scientist Tanya Monro, and Australasian Centre for Rail Innovation chair and previous deputy key minister John Anderson.

The first woman to turn out to be the premier of an Australian point out, Carmen Lawrence, was appointed AO, with other politicians honoured together with previous lawyer-standard Robert McClelland (AO), previous speaker of the Home of Representatives Stephen Martin (AO) and former Nationwide Celebration federal president Larry Anthony.

Retired tennis star Ash Barty was appointed an AO just after wrapping up her occupation as a three-time grand slam singles winner, having claimed this year’s Australian Open up crown.

Tennis star Ash Barty in full flight. Photo: Shutterstock

“Recipients share some frequent qualities – which includes selflessness, excellence and a motivation to provider,” Governor-General David Hurley explained.

“They’re from different backgrounds, their tales are every single exceptional, and just about every has served in unique approaches … this variety is a strength and each and every has impacted their group and created it improved.

“Collectively the recipients, whose achievements span neighborhood services, science and analysis, sector, sport, the arts and far more, depict the incredibly ideal of Australia.”

Sunshine Coast people today awarded a Medal (OAM) in the Basic Division consist of: 

Mr Gregory Norman BEALE, Minyama, for services to community security.

Mr William Robert DARBY, QLD, for service to the neighborhood of the Sunshine Coast.

Ms Lenore GRICE, Sunshine Beach front, for services to surf lifesaving.

Mrs Judith Anne MALCOLM, Parrearra, for service to sport in a array of roles.

Mrs Helen PARK, Marcus Beach front, for company to h2o polo.

Mr Clive Edgar PLATER, Eudlo, for services to local community history.

Mr John SPINK, Glass Dwelling Mountains, for support to Indigenous local community overall health.

Significant-profile honourees 

Jeannette Younger (AC) – chief health and fitness officer

Brendan Murphy (AC) – main health care officer

John Anderson (AC) – philanthropist and previous deputy prime minister

Leigh Clifford (AC) – businessman and philanthropist

Gina Fairfax (AC) – philanthropist

Anne Inexperienced (AC) – astrophysicist

Tanya Monro (AC) – chief defence scientist

Patricia Selkirk (AC) – Antarctic scientist

Kerry Chant (AO) – chief health and fitness officer

Mary-Louise McLaws (AO) – epidemiologist

Carmen Lawrence (AO) – previous WA Labor leading

Ash Barty (AO) – tennis winner

Shane Warne (AO) – late cricket star