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AAP_23.5.96: DASSK RECVD. THE ORDER
Subject: AAP_23.5.96: DASSK RECVD. THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA HONORARY AWARD.
HONORARY AWARDS WITHIN THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA
HONOURS LIST (CANBERRA)
EDS: NOT TO BE PUBLISHED OR BROADCAST BEFORE 1800 HOURS AEST
THURSDAY 23 MAY 1996.
Following is the list of honorary awards within the Order of
Australia, announced by the Honours Secretariat, Government House,
THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA
Honorary Companion in the General Division (AC)
DAW AUNG SAN SUU KYI, Rangoon, Burma.
In recognition of her outstanding leadership and great personal
courage in the struggle to bring democracy to Burma.
Honorary Officer in the General Division (AO)
MR HIROYUKI IWAKI, AM, Tokyo Japan.
For service to Australian-Japanese relations, particularly in the
field of Music.
SIR IEREMIA TIENANG TABAI, GCMG, Suva Fiji.
For service to Australian-Pacific Islands Countries relations,
particularly as Secretary-General to the South Pacific Forum.
POLICE GENERAL CHAVALIT YODMANI, Bangkok, Thailand.
For service to Australian-Thai relations, particularly in the field
of illicit drug law enforcement.
THE LATE SISTER NICOLE MADELEINE CARDON, Formerly Malaysia.
For service to Australia and humanity, particularly to foreign
prisoners held in Malaysian gaols.
DR OLAVI KOIVUKANGAS, Turku, Finland.
For service to Australian-Finnish relations.
MRS HAZEL MARY MURPHY, Cheshire, England.
For service to the Australian wine industry.
Awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) --
THE REVEREND BERYL BAKER, View Bank, Vic.
For service to the community, particularly to underprivileged youth
and the elderly.
MR WILLIE PHUA TIN TUA, Singapore.
For service to journalism, particularly as the ABC's TV cameraman
MR RHEE CHOON-YOUN, Seoul, Korea.
For service to trade relations between Australia and Korea.
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