For distinguished contributions to public life as a medical researcher of international reputation in the field of reproductive biology, to the development of the biotechnology industry, and to bioethics.Mr Donald Benjamin Mc DONALD, AO, Darling Point, NSW.
For service as one of Australia's most distinguished artists, for support and philanthropy to the visual and performing arts, and for encouragement of young and emerging artists.
The Honourable Shane Leslie STONE, QC, Larrakeyah, NT.
For service to the law and to judicial education programs on social context issues and through leadership and mentoring roles to support the advancement of women within the legal profession.
Adjunct Professor Michael John BRYCE, AE, Spring Hill, QLD.
For service to medicine in the fields of oncology and palliative care and as a clinician, educator, researcher and contributor to professional organisations at state and national levels. For service to the law, particularly as a tertiary educator and industrial relations policy adviser to government, and to the community through support for people with visual impairments and in the areas of social justice and human rights. For service to the arts as an author and to the community through roles supporting national and international educational programs, medico-scientific disciplines and charitable organisations and causes. For service to medicine in the field of general practice, to tertiary education and university administration, and to the community through activities promoting the status of women and contributions to the early childhood education sector. For service to the community, particularly through the establishment of major health, aged and palliative care facilities in Victoria, and to the Catholic Church. For service to public sector leadership in key policy areas and program implementation, including technical and further education at state and national levels. For service to the entertainment industry as a singer and actor, and to the community through organisations supporting breast cancer treatment, education, training and research, and the environment. For service to the judiciary and to law, particularly in the fields of equity and contract law, and through contributions to expanding and maintaining the collection of the Supreme Court Library, and to the Supreme Court Rules Committee. For service to the community through activities fostering greater public knowledge and understanding of contemporary art and artists, and in curatorial and advisory roles related to work on collections of national significance. For service to business and commerce in the field of accountancy, and to the community through sporting, health, school and cultural organisations. For service to the development of the transport industry, focusing on heavy vehicle driver safety training and through lobbying for improved infrastructure and development of an integrated freight network, and to the community through a broad range of sporting, medical research and aged care organisations. For service to education, particularly as Chancellor of Deakin University, to the community as a contributor to the programs of major cultural institutions, and to business and the law.