The Order of Australia is an order of chivalry established on 14 February 1975 by Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia, to recognise Australian citizens and other persons for achievement or meritorious service. Before the establishment of the order, Australian citizens received British honours.
A Sydney surgeon charged with raping a Victorian doctor when he allegedly took his condom off without permission has been awarded a prestigious Order of Australia medal in the latest controversy to.. The Age - Published
He set up Brisbane's first Hindu temple, liaised with Indian students in a time of tension, and now he's been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for his dedication to multiculturalism. SBS - Published
Fraser Anning, whose term as a Queensland senator expires this Sunday, has written to the Queen asking her not to rescind an Order of Australia honour on Adrian Cheok, who ran for his political party.. SBS - Published
A letter will be sent next week to the Governor-General urging the reversal of the decision to award an Order of Australia medal to Professor Adrian Cheok over his 'track record' of poor behaviour and.. SBS - Published