The University of Melbourne is proud to acknowledge valued alumni, current and former staff who received 2022 Queen's Birthday Honours. Congratulations also to our special friends and supporters who have been honoured for their significant contributions to Australian society in a range of endeavours.


Mr Leigh Clifford AC
for eminent service to business in the aviation, arts and education sectors, to the community through charitable support and scholarships, and for philanthropic contributions

Emeritus Professor Anne J Green AC
for eminent service to science, particularly physics and astrophysics, as an educator and researcher, as a mentor to colleagues and students, and a role model to women

Dr Brendan F Murphy AC
for eminent service to medical administration and community health, particularly as Chief Medical Officer, and to nephrology, to research and innovation, and to professional organisations


The Hon Chief Justice William Alstergren AO QC    
for distinguished service to the judiciary and to the law, and to sport as an administrator, coach and athlete

Mr Philip Brass AO    
for distinguished service to business, to youth leadership and charitable organisations, and for philanthropic contributions

Mr Joseph M de Bruyn AO
for distinguished service to industrial relations, particularly the trade union sector, for superannuation reform, and to higher education

Professor Peter F Choong AO
for distinguished service to orthopaedic medicine, to research and tertiary medical education, and to professional associations

Emeritus Professor Warren J Ewens AO
for distinguished service to biology and data science, to research, and to tertiary education

Mr Chris B Leptos AO
for distinguished service to the not-for-profit sector through leadership and philanthropic support, to the public sector, and to education

Mr Peter G Matthews AO
for distinguished service to cave and karst surveying, documentation and publication, and to speleological organisations

Clinical Associate Professor Kate Stern AO
for distinguished service to gynaecology, to reproductive medicine and fertility research, and to the community


Mrs Jennifer A Arup AM
for significant service to historical conservation and town planning organisations

The Hon Louise Asher AM
for significant service to the people and Parliament of Victoria

Dr Meredith L Borland AM
for significant service to emergency medicine, particularly paediatrics, and to medical research

Dr Warrick J Brewer AM
for significant service to neuropsychology, and to professional societies

Dr Brenda F Cherednichenko AM 
for significant service to tertiary education, and to first nations peoples

Ms Sonya F Clancy AM
for service to social enterprise, and to the financial sector

Professor Kay M Crossley AM          
for significant service to physiotherapy, and to professional organisations

Professor Joy Damousi AM
for significant service to social sciences and the humanities, to history, and to tertiary education

Dr Patricia M Davidson AM
for significant service to medical administration, and to professional associations

Dr Harold Fabrikant AM
for significant service to the performing arts, and to medicine

Dr Michael Folie AM
for significant service to the mining and resources sector, and to business

Professor David K Gardner AM
for significant service to reproductive medicine, and to education

Her Honour Jennifer A Goldsbrough AM
for significant service to the judiciary and to the law, and to legal education

Professor Emeritus Mary E Hiscock AM
for significant service to tertiary education, and to the law

Mr John H Hood AM  
for significant service to social welfare organisations, and to the community

Ms Kathleen M Kirby AM
for significant service to public administration, and to tertiary education

Professor Robyn G Langham AM
for significant service to renal health research, and to tertiary medical education

Ms Meghann M Lanning AM
for significant service to women's cricket at the elite level

Professor Kathy Laster AM    
for significant service to the law, and to legal advisory roles

Mr Joseph G Lewit AM          
for significant service to architecture, and to public administration

Dr Rosemary A Lierse AM
for significant service to music education

Ms Serena Lillywhite AM
for significant service to business, and to tertiary education

The Hon Justice John E Middleton AM
for significant service to the judiciary and to the law, and to professional associations

Dr Phyllis C Murphy AM
for significant service to architecture, and to built heritage conservation

Professor Jeremy N Oats AM
for significant service to women's health as a clinician and academic

Mr David K Payes AM
for significant service to business, and to the community

Mr Mark D Perica AM
for significant service to industrial relations, and to the law

Dr Meron E Pitcher AM
for significant service to medicine, and to women's health

Her Honour Jelena Popovic AM
for significant service to the judiciary, and to the law

Professor Tim Reeves AM      
for significant service to sustainable agriculture research and production

Professor Peter Revill AM
for significant service to microbiology and immunology research

Ms Margaret R Richardson AM
for significant service to the Anglican Church of Australia

Professor Clare L Scott AM    
for significant service to gynaecological oncology

Mr Rory H Treweeke AM      
for significant service to the rural community of New South Wales

Captain Letitia D Van Stralen AM CSC          
for exceptional service in senior leadership positions by enhancing culture and people systems, and building a framework for positive engagement with all people in the Royal Australian Navy

Dr Margaret B Wood AM
for significant service to community nutritional health, and to tertiary education


Lieutenant Colonel Christopher B Johnston CSC
for outstanding achievement in the application of exceptional skills, judgement, leadership and dedication in the advancement of counter-intelligence and intelligence collection, analysis, assessment and dissemination within the Australian Defence Force


Mr Geoffrey P Block PSM
for outstanding public service to education in Victoria

Ms Claire J Boardman PSM    
for outstanding public service to health in Victoria, particularly for the COVID-19 response

Mr Jeremy Cox PSM
for outstanding public service to the people of New South Wales

Ms Teresa A Dickinson PSM  
for outstanding public service in the development of data and statistics, in particular for her instrumental role and sustained level of service in delivering the 2021 Census of Population and Housing

Ms Joanne L Evans PSM
for outstanding public service in leading the development and implementation of Australia's climate policies, including building partnerships across government to provide robust evidence based policy

Dr Lucas de Toca PSM
for outstanding public service through leadership in managing the successful COVID19 vaccine rollout through primary health care

Dr Mark G Veitch PSM
for making a significant contribution to the Tasmanian Government's response to COVID-19 in exceptionally challenging circumstances


Detective Sergeant Scott A Mellis APM
in recognition of distinguished service, particularly in the field of Cybercrime Operations and its predecessors


Ms Krystaal M Hinds
AFSM for her leadership, and as a role model and supportive mentor for her fellow volunteers, particularly young women joining the New South Wales Rural Fire Service


Miss Terri G Allen OAM
for service to conservation and the environment

Professor Josie J Arnold OAM          
for service to tertiary education

Mrs Rosemary F Boyd OAM
for service to people who are blind or have low vision

Mrs Barbara J Carter OAM
for service to the community through a range of roles

Mr Joseph Chindamo OAM
for service to music, and to the performing arts

Dr Suzanne H Dean OAM
for service to clinical psychology, and to community mental health

Ms Christine M Douglas OAM          
for service to opera

Mrs Helen Granek OAM
for service to the Jewish community, and to women

Dr Stefan Herodotou OAM
for service to medicine, and to the Cypriot community of Victoria

Clinical Associate Professor Chris D Hogan OAM
for service to medicine

Dr Ann Jardine OAM
for service to tertiary education

Mrs Wendy J Jenkins OAM
for service to community health, particularly lung transplant research

Professor Lester Johnson OAM
for service to tertiary education

Dr Jonathan L King OAM
for service to community history

Dr Peter J Langkamp OAM    
for service to social welfare organisations

Mr Paul G McGuinness OAM
for service to the community of the Mornington Peninsula

Mr Stuart V McIntyre OAM
for service to the community of Brighton

Mr Mark G Middleton OAM  
for service to medical administration

Dr Lee M Naylor OAM            
for service to athletics

Ms Rosemary P Nugent OAM            
for service to the communities of Geelong and Timor Leste

Ms Nyadol W Nyuon OAM
for service to human rights and refugee women

Mr Jeffrey Richardson OAM
for service to the performing arts, and to radio

Dr Margaret I Rowe OAM
for service to conservation and the environment

Mrs Shillar Sibanda OAM
for service to the African community of Victoria

Mrs Jillian I Smith OAM
for service to the community, and to education

Mrs Suzanne J South OAM    
for service to community history

Mr David Speakman OAM
for service to medicine, particularly cancer treatment

Mr Steven Stefanopoulos OAM
for service to the community in a range of roles

Dr Chris S Sutherland OAM
for service to medicine as a general surgeon

Ms Janice B Watt OAM
for service to women, and to public administration

Mr Bruce M Wilson OAM
for service to athletics


Wing Commander Michelle L McPhail CSM
for meritorious achievement in the field of language capability reform through capability mapping, skills maintenance re-design and innovations to language capability governance from January 2019 until December 2021

The University also congratulates those friends who provide valuable support – philanthropic and otherwise – who received honours


Dr Marlene Kanga AO            
for distinguished service to engineering, particularly as a global leader and role model to women, to professional organisations, and to business

Mr Ray Lawler AO OBE
for distinguished service to the performing arts as an actor, playwright and director

Rear Admiral John T Rush AO RFD QC
for distinguished service to the law, notably as an Australian Defence Force senior legal officer, and to the community of Victoria

Professor Shirley A Alexander AM
for significant service to tertiary education administration, and to learning technologies

The Hon Robert P Austin AM
for significant service to the law and to the judiciary, and to education

Dr Keith C Bell AM RFD
for significant service to surveying, to geospatial information, and to humanitarian operations

Mr Todd Harper AM  
for significant service to cancer support programs, and to medical governance

The late Mr Ray S Hind AM
for significant service to intellectual property law

Mr Barry M Lambert AM
for significant service to cannabinoid medical research, to business, and to charitable organisations

Dr Jeremy W Leech AM
for significant service to the forestry industry, to tertiary education, and to the community

Ms Leslie Loble AM
for significant service to public administration, and to education

Mrs Gwenda M Lucas AM
for significant service to calisthenics, and to the community

Ms Leah Mcintosh OAM
for service to the arts as a writer and publisher

Dr Susan Marsden AM
for significant service to history and heritage as an author, academic and speaker

Mr Michael Quigley AM
for significant service to the telecommunications sector, and to education

Mr Richard N Rogers AM
for significant service to the community through the not-for-profit sector

Ms Anna Schwartz AM
for significant service to the museums and galleries sector

Ms Kerstin Thompson AM    
for significant service to architecture, and to tertiary education

Mr Bernard Corser OAM
for service to the community through a range of roles

Ms Caroline Lee OAM
for service to the performing arts

Dr Sathya Rao OAM  
for service to psychiatry

Ms Dayle J Stevens OAM
for service to information technology, and to women

Mr Bradley J Teal OAM
for service to sport, and to the community

Professor Stephanie Watson OAM
for service to ophthalmology