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    Members in Queen's Birthday honours list

    Jun 14, 2011

    MCC member Max WalkerLife member Bruce Church and former Test cricketer Max Walker were among 16 members included in the 2011 Queen's Birthday honours list.

    A complete list of those members honoured is featured below.

    If you know of an MCC member who received an honour this year, but is not listed below, please email their details to

    AO GENERAL DIVISION (Officer of the Order of Australia)

    • MACLEAN, Prof. Rupert Donald

    AM GENERAL DIVISION (Member of the Order of Australia)

    • BUDGE, Assoc. Prof Trevor Murray
    • WALKER, Maxwell Henry Norman

    OAM GENERAL DIVISION (Medal of the Order of Australia)

    • AFFLECK, James Ramsay
    • BRIAN, Mark Alexander
    • CHURCH, Reginald Bruce
    • HAWDON, Brian William
    • LAKE, Ross Gregory   
    • NEWTON, Gordon Lauri
    • PERRY, Roland John
    • ROYLE, Prof. John Peterson
    • TONKIN, Prof. Andrew Maxwell

    Public Service Medal  

    • ROBERTSON, Neil Bruce                    

    Emergency Services Medal

    • GRAHAM, Anthony James

    Commendation of Distinguished Service

    • HAY, Colonel David John

    Australian Fire Services Medal

    • WATT, Christopher Gerard