For service in the field of international humanitarian relief and to children in South-East Asia, particularly in Vietnam, through the establishment and administration of education and social welfare programs. For service to librarianship through the facilitation of wider community access to the collections of the National Library of Australia, the preservation of cultural heritage in digital forms, and collaboration with other collecting agencies nationally and internationally. For service to the community through philanthropy and support for a broad range of health and aged care, medical research, child welfare and cultural organisations.
The Honourable Justice Alan Henry GOLDBERG Melbourne.
His Excellency Mr David James RITCHIE Australian Embassy, Jakarta.
ORDER OF AUSTRALIA COMPANION (AC) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION The Honourable James Alexander BACON, deceased Late of North Hobart.
For service to the Tasmanian Parliament, to developing strategies for long-term social, economic and environmental benefit, and to support for a vibrant arts and cultural life in Tasmania. For service to the international community, during an unsafe and dangerous period in Uganda, through the provision of humanitarian aid and nursing care to improve the lives of the sick, poor and dispossessed, and to the Salvation Army.
For service to the judiciary, to the legal profession, to the University of NSW, and to music. For service to the preservation of Australian cultural life and to the community through donations and support for a broad range of arts organisations and projects to conserve the Mitchell Library's collection of documented Australian heritage. For service to business and commerce through innovative and visionary leadership, as an adviser to government, and to the community. For service to the investment banking industry through innovative management practices and support for moves to raise standards in the financial services industry, and to the community.
The Honourable Jocelyn Margaret NEWMAN Red Hill, ACT.