Mazal tov to our honourees
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AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS

Mazal tov to our honourees

A diverse group of Jewish recipients have been recognised in this year’s Australia Day Honours. Mazal tov to all who have made our community proud.

Siblings Susan and Peter Davis have both been recognised in this year's Australia Day honours. Photo: Debbie Davis
Siblings Susan and Peter Davis have both been recognised in this year's Australia Day honours. Photo: Debbie Davis

A diverse group of Jewish recipients have been recognised in this year’s Australia Day Honours. Full interviews with recipients in Thursday’s AJN.

COMPANION OF THE ORDER (AC)

Rabbi Dr John Levi (Victoria)
For eminent service to Judaism through seminal roles with religious, community and historical organisations, to the advancement of interfaith understanding, tolerance and collaboration, and to education.

Rabbi John Levi. Photo: Peter Haskin

OFFICER OF THE ORDER (AO)

Professor Alan Cass (Northern Territory)
For distinguished service to medical research, particularly to the prevention and management of chronic kidney disease, to improved Indigenous clinical care and health outcomes, and as a mentor.

Professor Susan Davis (Victoria)
For distinguished service to medicine, to women’s health as a clinical endocrinologist and researcher, and to medical education.

Emeritus Professor Andrew Markus (Victoria)
For distinguished service to tertiary education, particularly to the study of Jewish civilisation, as a sociologist and demographer, and to multiculturalism.

Andrew Markus. Photo: Peter Haskin

MEMBER OF THE ORDER (AM)

Associate Professor Gregory Goodman (Victoria)
For significant service to medicine, to skin and cancer research, and to education.

Rabbi Mordechai Gutnick (Victoria)
For significant service to the Jewish community through a range of roles.

Professor Daniel Lubman (Victoria)
For significant service to medical education, research, treatment and policy in the field of addiction.

Philip Mayers (Victoria)
For significant service to the community through a range of organisations.

Peter Wise (NSW)
For significant service to the Jewish community through a range of roles.

Peter Wise.

MEDAL OF THE ORDER (OAM)

Geoffrey Lewis Basser (NSW)
For service to the community of the Port Stephens region.

Dr Peter Davis (Victoria)
For service to the Jewish community of Melbourne.

Mark Ginsburg (NSW)
For service to the Jewish community, and to music.

Ellen Greenfield (NSW)
For service to the fashion and textiles industries, and to the community.

Irma Hanner (Victoria)
For service to the community, particularly through the Jewish Holocaust Centre.

David Helfgott (NSW)
For service to the performing arts as a concert pianist.

David Helfgott.

Elizabeth James (Victoria)
For service to the Jewish community of Victoria.

Ellis Janks (NSW)
For service to people with a disability through exercise.

Geoffrey Jochelson (NSW)
For service to the building and construction industry, particularly security of payment.

Larry Kornhauser (Victoria)
For service to eye health research, and to people with keratoconus.

Dr Henry Lew (Victoria)
For service to ophthalmology, and to the Jewish community.

Max Machlin (WA)
For service to the community of Perth through a range of roles.

Amanda Mandie (Victoria)
For service to the community through charitable organisations.

Steven Ostrow (NSW)
For service to the LGBTIQ community, and to the performing arts.

Steven Ostrow.

Lea Portrate (NSW)
For service to the Jewish community of Sydney.

Dr Hilary Rubinstein (Victoria)
For service to community history through a range of roles.

Megan Rynderman (Victoria)
For service to people living with cancer, and to the community.

Neil Samuel (Victoria)
For service to people living with dementia, and to the community.

Renata Singer (Victoria)
For service to the community through cultural, Jewish and women’s organisations.

Avi Susskind (Victoria)
For service to the Jewish community of Melbourne.

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