Classical musician Paul Dyer (pictured) and psychiatrist Professor Ralph Martins have received an Order of Australia in the annual Australia Day Honours, announced yesterday by the Governor-General.
Dyer, from Sydney, the founder and head of the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, has been recognised for distinguished service to the performing arts.
Professor Martins, from Perth, has been honoured for distinguished service to medicine in the field of psychiatry through leadership in the research into Alzheimer's disease.
Three new Members of the Order of Ausrtalia were created: former NSW politician John Aquilina for services to Parliament, Dr Marianne Dacey for services to interfaith dialogue and to the Congregation of Our Lady of Sion, and Mr Grant De Fries, for his services to Scouting.
The Full list of recipients is below.
2013 Australia Day Catholic honours list