Australian honours roll for the Arts

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Singer Keith Urban, married to Aussie Nicole Kidman, has received an Australia Day honour

APPOINTED OFFICERS OF THE ORDER (AO)

KEITH URBAN

* Internationally renowned country musician, for distinguished service to the performing arts as a singer and songwriter, and to charitable organisations.

HUGO WEAVING

* Celebrated Australian actor, for distinguished service to the performing arts as an actor, and as a mentor of young writers, directors and filmmakers.

APPOINTED MEMBERS OF THE ORDER (AM)

(CARLOTTA) CAROL SPENCER

* Transgender entertainer, for distinguished service to the performing arts as a singer and songwriter, and to charitable organisations.

DEBORAH CONWAY

* Rock musician of Do Re Mi fame, for significant service to the performing arts as a singer, songwriter and producer.

WESLEY ENOCH

* Director of Sydney Festival, for significant service to the performing arts as an indigenous director and playwright.

ANDREW FARRISS

* Composer and guitarist for INXS, for significant service to the performing arts as a musician, composer and producer.

PAUL FIELD

* Founder of the Cockroaches, for significant service to the arts, particularly children's entertainment, and as a supporter of charitable endeavours.

JOHN FORDHAM OAM

* Media personality and celebrity agent, for significant service to the community through philanthropic support for a range of foundations.

RACHEL GRIFFITHS

* Renowned actor and director, for significant service to the performing arts as an actor.

PAUL MERCURIO

* Dancer and actor who starred in Strictly Ballroom, for significant service to the performing arts, particularly to dance.

TIM MINCHIN

* Comedian, musician and writer, for significant service to the performing arts, and to the community.

HEATHER MITCHELL

* Veteran Australian actor, for significant service to the performing arts, and to the community.

CAROLINE O'CONNOR

* Thespian, for significant service to the performing arts, particularly to musical theatre.

GLENN SHORROCK

* Founding member of the Little River Band, for significant service to the performing arts as a singer, songwriter and entertainer.

AWARDED THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA MEDIA (OAM)

NOELINE BROWN

* Comedian, author and actor, for service to the performing arts as an actor and entertainer.

KERRY GREENWOOD

* Lawyer, playwright and author, for service to literature as a writer.

KATE MULVANY

* Screenwriter, actress and playwright, for service to the performing arts.

DEBORAH NILAND

* Author and illustrator of the Hippopotamus and Annie books series, for service to children's literature.

JANE TURNER

* Actor of Kath and Kim fame, for service to the performing arts as a writer, actor and comedian.