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Latest news: Order of Australia

Canberra’s 2024 Australia Day honours recipients

Jan Dawes volunteered with Lifeline for 45 years - she is one of 25 Canberrans recognised in the General Division of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the 2024 Australia Day honours.

Canberra scientist drawn to research like a moth to a flame

Canberrans well know the bogong moth (after all, we’re a pit-stop on their migration journey) but there are a few thousand other moth species that most of us couldn’t name – except Order of Australia Medal recipient, Dr Marianne Horak AO.

ACT residents recognised in King’s Birthday honours list

More than 30 ACT residents, around half of whom are women, have been recognised in the King’s Birthday honours list in the Order of Australia awards, and over 30 more in the meritorious awards.

High Australian honour for Sandakan march tour guide

Tour guide Tham Yau Kong has been given an Australian honour for his work in keeping alive the memory of prisoners of war from the Sandakan death march.

Canberrans recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Raiders head coach Ricky Stuart and outgoing ACT Cultural Facilities Corporation CEO Harriet Elvin are among the host of renowned and lesser-known Canberrans acknowledged in the Queen’s Birthday 2021 Honours List.