Australians share in Queen's honours

Australian Ballet Director David McAllister is among the Queen's Birthday Honours recipients.
Australian Ballet Director David McAllister is among the Queen's Birthday Honours recipients.

THE QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY 2021 HONOURS LIST

* 1190 Australians on the list

* 947 in the general division

* Companion of the Order (AC): five

* Officer of the Order (AO): 50

* Member of the Order (AM): 252

* Medal of the Order (OAM): 640

* Military Division: 33

* Meritorious Awards: 139

* There are 416 women on the general awards list (44 per cent, a record proportion)

* The youngest recipient is 29 years old and the oldest is 100

HIGH-PROFILE RECIPIENTS

* Frances Adamson (AC) - former ambassador, head of DFAT

* Archbishop Phillip Aspinall (AC) - former Primate of Anglican Church of Australia

* Barbara Baker (AC) - Tasmania's governor-designate, judge and barrister

* Professor Kurt Lambeck (AC) - geophysics researcher

* David McAllister (AC) - director of the Australian Ballet

* Chris Hemsworth (AM) - actor

* Michael Long (OAM) - AFL great

* Neale Daniher (AO) - former AFL player and coach, and campaigner to fight motor neurone disease

* Ricky Stuart (AM) - rugby league great, coach

* Glenn Lazarus (OAM) - rugby league legend, senator

* Peta Credlin (AO) - prime ministerial adviser, broadcaster

* Kerry Chikarovski (AM) - former NSW opposition leader

* Rob Hulls (AM) - former Victorian deputy premier

* Rob Gordon (OAM) - disaster recovery psychologist

* Christine Nixon (AO) - former Victorian police commissioner

* Jonathan Biggins (OAM) - actor

Australian Associated Press