Australians share in Queen's honours

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THE QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY 2022 HONOURS LIST

* 992 Australians are honoured in the 2022 list

* 669 recipients of awards are in the general division of the Order of Australia

* 8 Companion of the Order of Australia

* 33 Officer of the Order of Australia

* 200 Member of the Order of Australia

* 428 Medal of the Order of Australia

* 37 recipients of awards in the military division of the Order of Australia

* 201 meritorious awards

* 85 distinguished and conspicuous awards

Other features of the list:

* 45.9 per cent of awards in the general division to women

* 43.6 per cent of awards in the general division for community service

* 92 Australians recognised for their contribution in support of Australia's response to the COVID-19 pandemic (these recipients will be added to the COVID-19 honour roll).

HIGH-PROFILE HONOUREES

Jeannette Young (AC) - chief health officer

Brendan Murphy (AC) - chief medical officer

John Anderson (AC) - philanthropist and former deputy prime minister

Leigh Clifford (AC) - businessman and philanthropist

Gina Fairfax (AC) - philanthropist

Anne Green (AC) - astrophysicist

Tanya Monro (AC) - chief defence scientist

Patricia Selkirk (AC) - Antarctic scientist

Kerry Chant (AO) - chief health officer

Mary-Louise McLaws (AO) - epidemiologist

Carmen Lawrence (AO) - former WA Labor premier

Ash Barty (AO) - tennis champion

Shane Warne (AO) - late cricket star

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