For service to the community through fostering the development of educational institutions in Australia and Israel, promoting tolerance and co-operation, and contributing to a broad range of charitable organisations.
For service to scholarship and to teaching as a leading commentator and contributor to foreign and defence policy debate internationally and in Australia. For service to raising community and professional awareness of child abuse and neglect, and as an advocate for effective child safety education programs. For service to promoting rural and regional economic development initiatives in Victoria, to the community through sporting and emergency services activities, and to the wine industry.
Michael Joseph CARMODY Australian Taxation Office, Canberra.
For service to the Australian automotive industry through contributions to policy formulation, economic reform initiatives and the development of environmental and safety standards.
The Reverend Timothy Ewen COSTELLO Elsternwick, Vic.
ORDER OF AUSTRALIA COMPANION (AC) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION The Honourable James Alexander BACON, deceased Late of North Hobart.