Inside this year's Australia Day honours

AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS LIST 2023

BY THE NUMBERS

* 1047 Australians honoured

* 736 people included in general division of the Order of Australia

* Six Companions of the Order of Australia (AC)

* 47 Officers of the Order of Australia (AO)

* 177 Members of the Order of Australia (AM)

* 506 Medals of the Order of Australia (OAM)

* 30 awarded in military division of the Order of Australia

* 217 meritorious awards

* 64 distinguished and conspicuous awards

* 77 recipients included in COVID-19 honour roll

* 48 per cent of awards in general division given to women, the highest percentage since the honour system started

* 45 per cent of general division honours given for community service

* Youngest recipient was 37 while the oldest was 102

HIGH PROFILE HONOREES

* Archie Roach (AC) - musician

* Chris Dawson (AC) - WA governor and former state police commissioner

* Margaret Reynolds (AC) - former senator

* John Frewen (AO) - vaccine rollout coordinator

* Philip Noyce (AO) - film director

* Pru Goward (AO) - former NSW MP

* Jean Kittson (AM) - actress and comedian

* Kylie Kwong (AM) - chef

* David Wenham (AM) - actor

* Michael Cassel (AM) - musical theatre producer

* Claudia Karvan (OAM) - actress

* Preston Campbelll (OAM) - former NRL player