Congratulations to the following Flinders alumni recognised with Orders of Australia on Australia Day
Officer of the Order of Australia
Mr Nick Begakis AO (DUniv ’12)
For distinguished service to business and commerce in South Australia through leadership in the food industry and the development of international trade, and to the community.
Member of the Order of Australia
Mr Robert Clyne AM (BA ’76, BA(Hons) ’77)
For service to the community, particularly through the Freemasonry movement.
Emeritus Professor Maurice French AM (MA ’70)
For significant service to tertiary education through a range of leadership roles, to the preservation of local history, and to the study of the humanities.
Medal of the Order of Australia
Mr Peter Goers OAM (BA(Hons) ’78)
For service to the community as a radio broadcaster.
Mr Bernard “Doc” Neeson OAM (BA(Hons) ’74)
For service to the performing arts as a singer and songwriter, and to the community.
Public Service Medal
Dr Neil Wigg (MPolAdmin ’93)
For outstanding public service to paediatrics and child health in Australia.