THOUSANDS are convinced. The powers that be do not want this Formula One star to win the world championship.

    AS a young girl Anna Flanagan literally dug a hole for herself when she protested against having to wear a skirt playing hockey.

    KNIGHTS coach Wayne Bennett has praised Darius Boyd for ‘realising he needed help’ following confirmation he had checked into a mental health facility.

    A HORSE owned by the Queen and which won one of England’s most prestigious thoroughbred races has failed a drugs test.

    RIDING in his 10th Tour de France, champion Australian rider Michael Rogers finally got his first stage victory in cycling’s greatest race.

    Members in Queen's Birthday honours list

    Jun 14, 2012

    A total of 22 MCC members have been honoured in the 2012 Queen's Birthday honours list.

    Among them was Professor Geoffrey Donnan, a former president of the World Stroke Organisation and Australian Association of Neurologists, who was appointed an officer in the Order of Australia (AO) for his distinguished service to neurology and research contributions.

    The 64-year old still champions stroke research as a director of the Florey Neurosciences Institutes in Melbourne, where he helped establish Australia's first stroke unit at the Austin Hospital in 1978.

    The full list of MCC members in this year's honours list is as follows:

    AO (General Division) Professor Geoffrey Donnan
    DONNAN, Professor Geoffrey Alan
    ELLIS, Jeremy Kitson
    HAWKER, The Hon. David Peter
    McKEON, Simon Vincent
    MOLESWORTH, Adjunct Professor Simon Richard AM QC

    AM (General Division)
    BELL, Professor John Robinson
    BLOGG, Dr John Rowan
    COHEN, Dr David
    GUNN, Dr Graeme Cecil
    HYAMS, Anthony
    JASPER, Kenneth Stephen
    OFFICER, Emeritus Professor Robert Rupert
    STOREY, The Hon. Haddon QC

    OAM (General Division)
    ALLEN, James Henderson
    BROWN, Gregory James 
    BYRNE, Peter Edmund
    DERHAM, Dr Harry Alfred
    KENLEY, David
    MORRIS, Charles Henry
    PARKER, Ronald John
    WILLIAMS, Richard George

    PSM (Public Service Medal)  
    SHADE, Kerryn Vincent                    

    Do you know of an MCC member featured in this year's honours list who is not acknowledged here? If so, please email us at membership@mcc.org.au.