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* [[Richard Wherrett]], theatre and opera director
 
* [[Richard Wherrett]], theatre and opera director
 
* [[Patrick White]], writer and Australia's only recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature
 
* [[Patrick White]], writer and Australia's only recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature
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* [[Sharni Williams]], rugby player
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==

Latest revision as of 20:09, 6 August 2022

Order of Australia

The Order of Australia is that country's highest civilian honour, established in 1975 to replace the British honours system, and is awarded for significant national and international achievement and meritorious service. Nominations to the order come from the public and it is administered by the Governor General of Australia. The order is divided into the following:

  • Knight or Dame of the Order of Australia (AK or AD – Civil division only – Closed to new appointments in 1986);
  • Companion of the Order of Australia (AC);
  • Officer of the Order of Australia (AO);
  • Member of the Order of Australia (AM); and
  • Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM).

We have identified the following individuals as LGBTQ recipients of the Order of Australia:

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