Queen’s birthday honours: Notre Dame celebrates its great Australians

11 June 2019

Seven great Australians – and some of The University of Notre Dame’s finest minds both past and present -- received recognition in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List announced on Sunday (9 June).

Emeritus Professor John Mitchell FINNIS, School of Law (Sydney), was named a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) for eminent service to the law, and to education, to legal theory and philosophical enquiry, and as a leading jurist, academic and author.

The Honourable Justice Neville OWEN Notre Dame’s  Chancellor (2005-2008) and a Justice of the Supreme Court of Western Australia (l991-2010) received the Order of Australia (AO) for distinguished service to the law, and to the judiciary, to legal education, and to the community of Western Australia.

Members of The Order of Australia (AM)

Adjunct Professor Gabriel Adelin MOENS, School of Law (Sydney) for significant service to the law, and to higher education.

Dr Clare O’CALLAGHAN, Institute for Ethics & Society (Sydney) for significant service to community health’.

Associate Professor Leo PINCSEWSKI, School of Medicine (Sydney) for significant service to medicine, particularly to the advancement of knee surgery.

Order of Australia Medals (OAM)

Dr Geraldine DUNCAN, Rural Clinical School Wagga, Associate Professor, School of Medicine (Sydney) for service to rural medicine.

Mr Bruce LEVET, School of Law (Sydney) for service to the law in New South Wales.

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