Indigenous names announced in the Queen's Birthday 2012 Honours List
Date posted: 14 June 2012
At least eight Aboriginal people were named in the Queen's Birthday 2012 Honours List, which was announced on 11 June 2012 by Governor-General Quentin Bryce.
The Honours List included:
- Officers of the Order of Australia (AO) - Anti-smoking campaigner Tom Calma and reconciliation advocate Shelley Reys
- Members of the Order of Australia (AM) - former West Australian MP Ernie Bridge and educators Professor Colleen Hayward, Professor Jeannie Herbert and Ruth Simms
- Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) - former SA Australian of the Year Ivan Copley
- NSW Public Service Pedal (PSM) - public servant and Indigenous business champion Leilani Watson.
Source: Koori Mail
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