For service to the community through contributions to social justice, health and welfare issues, international development assistance, and to the Baptist Church. For service to the community through contributions to Australia's international relations and to major public policy development including domestic security, border systems, immigration, multicultural affairs and Indigenous service delivery.
Sister Patricia Ellen FRANKLIN Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Douglas Neville DAFT Williamstown, Massachusetts, US. For service to leadership in the global business community, commitment to corporate social responsibility, contributions in the field of education, and support for community-based development initiatives.
The Honourable Justice Jane Hamilton MATHEWS Sydney.For service to the community through contributions to the development of government policies in relation to social security reform, as an advocate for women's issues, particularly in the health and welfare areas, and as a supporter of local organisations in Tasmania. For service to education through leadership and representational roles in the secondary and tertiary sectors and with professional organisations, and to school rugby union football. For service to women and their families in rural and remote areas through contributions to the development of policies relating to health and welfare, aged care, local government and reconciliation.Professor Eric Charles REYNOLDS University of Melbourne.For significant contributions to public life in Australia in support of hospital and health administration, social justice and education, to young people as a role model, and to the Australian Parliament. For service to the Catholic Church in Australia and internationally, to raising debate on matters of an ethical and spiritual nature, to education, and to social justice.Dame (Margaret) Catherine SCOTT DBE Toorak, Victoria.For service to the law through a range of judicial and legal training roles in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, and to the community, particularly through support for the activities of the Jesuit Refugee Service in Thailand and for disadvantaged people in Melbourne. For service to the community through support for, and philanthropic contributions to, a broad range of arts, sporting and charitable organisations. For service to scholarship and learning through the study of history focused on Asia, particularly South Asia, East Africa and broader Commonwealth history. For service to educational administration through developing initiatives and collaborations between Australian and British tertiary institutions, and through raising awareness internationally of the quality and significance of Australian scientific research.