By Adam Coleman
Public servants from around the country are among those recognised in the Australia Day honours list 2009, announced yesterday.
The highest public sector honour went to former Labor leader, Kim Beazley who was one of three Australians appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia.
The citation honours him for his "service to the Parliament of Australia … as an advocate for Indigenous people, and to the community".
Numerous public servants were recognised with the Public Service Medal (PSM), Australian Police Medal (APM), Emergency Services Medal (ESM) and the Australia Fire Services Medal (AFSM). The list is as follows:
PUBLIC SERVICE MEDAL (PSM)
AUSTRALIAN PUBLIC SERVICE
Ms Maria AXARLIS-COULTER
For outstanding public service in assisting the effective transition of migrants and refugees into the Australian community.
Mr Paul Geoffrey BURNARD
For outstanding public service in advancing Australia’s foreign relations in the strategic, economic and security policy fields.
Mr Michael Joseph CALLAGHAN
For outstanding public service in the reform of the financial and superannuation sectors in Australia.
Mr Mark Ernest CUNLIFFE
For outstanding public service in the provision of high level legal advice in the Department of Defence, particularly in relation to Australian Defence Force deployments overseas and reform of the military justice system.
Ms Jennifer Anne GRANGER
For outstanding public service in the administration of taxation in Australia and internationally, particularly in the area of compliance.
Ms Louise Helen HAND
For outstanding public service as Deputy Head of Mission at the Australian Embassy in Jakarta in leading a whole-of-government approach to inter-agency work which has delivered significant outcomes for Australia and Indonesia.
Dr Thomas Joseph HATTON
For outstanding public service in leading ground breaking research into current and future water availability and management in Australia.
Mr Vincent Joseph LAZZARO
For outstanding public service in extending and significantly improving the statistical information
available for decision making in Australia.
Ms Jacqueline Sue McRAE
For outstanding public service in managing the planning, operational readiness and delivery phases of the Australia 2020 Summit and APEC 2007.
Mr David Joseph MARTINEK
For outstanding public service in the field of aircraft corrosion control and management.
Ms Nina Alexandrovna MITROPOLSKAYA
For outstanding public service in facilitating trade and investment opportunities for Australian businesses in Russia and strengthening the Australia-Russia bilateral relationship.
Mr Craig Andrew STOREN
For outstanding public service as Chief Finance Officer in the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, particularly the implementation of significant financial and personnel changes and delivery of a complex budget package.
Mr Alan Leslie STRAY
For outstanding public service in improving aviation safety in Australia and Indonesia.
Mr David John TUNE
For outstanding public service in the development of significant economic and social policy reforms in a way that models whole-of-government service.
Ms Raelene Susan VIVIAN
For outstanding public service in the development and implementation of significant reforms to the taxation arrangements governing superannuation.
NEW SOUTH WALES PUBLIC SERVICE
Ms Susan Frazer DIXON
For outstanding public service in the development of consumer protection and social justice policy in New South Wales.
Mrs Unis Yim-Wah GOH
For outstanding public service, particularly in the provision of community housing in New South Wales.
Mr Rodney Kevin HOWARD
For outstanding public service to Integral Energy Australia in New South Wales.
Mr Richard Paul IRVING AM RFD
For outstanding public service, particularly in the implementation of public sector reforms and productivity in New South Wales.
Mrs Carole Anne McDIARMID
For outstanding public service to education in western New South Wales.
Mr Norman Stanley McLEOD
For outstanding public service to local government in New South Wales.
Mr Rodney Dale MORRISON
For outstanding public service, particularly in the development of enhanced safety measures within the mining industry in New South Wales.
Mr David Lindsay NOLAN
For outstanding public service, particularly with the Roads and Traffic Authority of New South Wales.
Mr Robert Grenville SMITH
For outstanding public service, particularly to the Office of State Revenue in New South Wales.
Mr Alan TRAVERS
For outstanding public service to local government in the Penrith region.
Mr Joe WOODWARD
For outstanding public service, particularly in the protection of the New South Wales environment.
VICTORIA PUBLIC SERVICE
Mr Brian Francis CORNEY
For outstanding public service in promoting better relationships between employers and employees and in supporting Victoria’s most vulnerable workers.
Ms Jillian Ann HOWARD
For outstanding public service, particularly towards the achievement of excellence in health planning and hospital design in Victoria.
Mr John LOLAS
For outstanding public service in the development of consumer rights protection in Victoria and in establishing a standard of excellence in conciliation services.
Ms Claire Christine THOMAS
For outstanding public service in the provision of advice on important economic, environmental and social policy issues affecting Victoria.
Mr Leo VAN DER TOORREN
For outstanding public service in the development of the State Crisis Centre in Victoria and to national crisis capability.
Mr Thomas Franklin WILLS
For outstanding public service in enhancing the provision of justice services to regional Victoria.
QUEENSLAND PUBLIC SERVICE
Mr Gregory Kenneth CLAYDON
For outstanding public service in the areas of natural resource management and water reform.
Mr Warren Edward DAY
For outstanding public service in the fields of engineering and disaster management.
Mr David Joseph KOPELKE
For outstanding public service to education in Queensland, particularly in the field of environmental
Ms Jennifer Mary MULLER
For outstanding public service within Queensland
Health, particularly in the areas of cancer screening programs and access to health services.
Mr John Patrick STRANO
For outstanding public service in the areas of investment and trade.
Mr Dennis Stanley WOGAN
For outstanding public service to the road design and construction industry.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA PUBLIC SERVICE
Mr Eric Henry BARKER
For outstanding public service to the rock lobster industry in Western Australia.
Mrs Janice Marie STEWART
For outstanding public service as the Chief Executive Officer of Lotterywest.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA PUBLIC SERVICE
Mrs Julie Noreen CANN
For outstanding public service in the area of water licensing reform.
Mr John Walter PAGE
For outstanding public service through the maintenance and development of road transport infrastructure in remote South Australia.
Ms Marcia May STEWART
For outstanding public service in achieving positive outcomes for Public Trustee clients.
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY PUBLIC
Mrs Dianne Therese IRELAND
For outstanding public service, particularly in the conduct of special events in the Australian Capital
Ms Kathleen Elizabeth JONES
For outstanding public service, particularly in the field of child welfare psychology.
Mrs Helen PAPPAS
For outstanding public service to the welfare of children in the Australian Capital Territory.
NORTHERN TERRITORY PUBLIC SERVICE
Ms Kathleen CLAYDEN
For outstanding public service, leadership and commitment to the Northern Territory Public Service
Mr John GLASBY
For outstanding public service, particularly to public education in the Northern Territory.
AUSTRALIAN POLICE MEDAL (APM)
AUSTRALIAN FEDERAL POLICE
Assistant Commissioner Peter Thomas DRENNAN
Federal Agent Jarrod Andrew RAGG
Federal Agent Russel John SMITH
NEW SOUTH WALES POLICE
Detective Chief Inspector Graeme McLeod ABEL
Superintendent Ian Andrew BALL
Superintendent Christopher Ronald CLARK
Superintendent Michael John FULLER
Sergeant Brian Joseph KENNY
Detective Chief Superintendent Jeffrey Allen LOY
Detective Sergeant Janne Patricia McMAHON
Sergeant John Charles MARSHALL
Senior Sergeant Christopher James REARDON
Acting Senior Sergeant Peter Ronald BELLION
Detective Inspector Stephen CLARK
Sergeant Gregory Glenn FALKINER
Inspector Allan George FOLVIG
Senior Sergeant Barry Raymond GIBSON
Detective Inspector Trevor David WILSON
Inspector Joanne Mary AITKEN
Senior Sergeant Peter Bernard BANAGHAN
Chief Superintendent Leslie Mervyn HOPKINS
Chief Superintendent Michael Joseph KEATING
Chief Superintendent Donald Anthony WRIGHT
WESTERN AUSTRALIA POLICE
Superintendent Alfred Bernard FORDHAM
First Class Sergeant Peter Haldane HARBISON
Inspector Lance Douglas MARTIN
SOUTH AUSTRALIA POLICE
Assistant Commissioner Anthony Gerard
Brevet Sergeant Peter Alan LAWRENCE
Senior Sergeant Ross Samuel RHODES
Commander Donna Louise ADAMS
Commander Glenn Ronald FRAME
NORTHERN TERRITORY POLICE
Sergeant Stuart Axtell DAVIS
Detective Senior Sergeant Scott Alan POLLOCK
AUSTRALIAN FIRE SERVICE MEDAL (AFSM)
NEW SOUTH WALES FIRE SERVICES
Mr Frederick Albert APTHORPE
Mr Stuart Wayne BEAR
Mr Mark Maxwell BROWN
Mr Bryan John DALY
Mr James Henry DRANE
Mr Dennis JOINER
Mr Joseph Robert KNOX
Mr Stanley Ronald REIMER
Mr Alfred John SENDALL
Mr Christopher John SMITH
VICTORIA FIRE SERVICES
Mr Robert Lindsay BARRY
Mr Hayden Bruce BIGGS
Mr Thomas Joseph BRODIE
Mr Gregory Alfred ESNOUF
Mr Graham PARKES
Mr Garry Ronald WATSON
QUEENSLAND FIRE SERVICES
Mr Edward OFFORD
Mr Grahame Lindsay RAY
Mr David Oliver ROSER
Mr Bernard Paul SAVAGE
WESTERN AUSTRALIA FIRE SERVICES
Mr Terry Matthew LITTLE
SOUTH AUSTRALIA FIRE SERVICES
Mr Robert Samuel BUTTERY, deceased
Mr Wayne Brian THORLEY
TASMANIA FIRE SERVICES
Mr Gerald Charles AULICH
Mr Garry Michael SULLIVAN
Mr Gregory Walter WILLIAMS
AMBULANCE SERVICE MEDAL (ASM)
NEW SOUTH WALES AMBULANCE SERVICE
Mr Jeffrey Lindsay GILCHRIST
Mr Hendrik KRUIT
Mr Norm SPALDING
Mrs Jennifer VAN CLEEF
Mr Garry Ross VINCENT
Mr Jeffrey John WOODS
VICTORIA AMBULANCE SERVICE
Mr Alan Kenneth EADE
Mr Austin Richard GAPPER
Mr Hector McLeod STAGG
QUEENSLAND AMBULANCE SERVICE
Mr Christopher Mark BROOMFIELD
Mr Terry Franz ZILLMANN
Mr Stephen ZSOMBOK
WESTERN AUSTRALIA AMBULANCE SERVICE
Mrs Evelyn Ronaldine BRADY
Mr Michael James JACK
Mr Brian McLUCKIE
SOUTH AUSTRALIA AMBULANCE SERVICE
Mr Robert Keith MILLER
TASMANIA AMBULANCE SERVICE
Mr Peter William BERRY
Mr Wayne Phillip DORAN
Mr Paul Geoffrey TEMPLAR
EMERGENCY SERVICES MEDAL (ESM)
NEW SOUTH WALES EMERGENCY SERVICES
Mr Marc William COULTER
Mr Scott HANCKEL
Mr Glenn William McMAHON
Mr Kenneth Eric McMANUS
Mr Gregory John SNAPE
Mr Barry Gordon SWAN RFD ED
Mr Stacey TANNOS
VICTORIA EMERGENCY SERVICES
Mr Clive Anthony REDDECLIFFE
QUEENSLAND EMERGENCY SERVICES
Mr Warren George BRIDSON
Mr Terence John RYAN
WESTERN AUSTRALIA EMERGENCY SERVICES
Mr Bernard Allan McNAMARA
SOUTH AUSTRALIA EMERGENCY SERVICES
Mr William Stuart LAMBERT
TASMANIA EMERGENCY SERVICES
Ms Toni McIntyre BROWN
Mr Paul James SHIPP
NORTHERN TERRITORY EMERGENCY SERVICES
Mr Selwyn Robert KLOEDEN
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