Order of Australia

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Order of Australia

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an order awarded to Australians for outstanding achievement or for service to Australia or to humanity at large; established in 1975
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Mr Downer was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2013 and was awarded the Centenary Medal in 2001.
She was honoured as a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2007 and is a global ambassador for UN Women that promotes gender equality and empowerment of women and girls worldwide.
It was a typical outburst but three years later she mellowed and accepted her Companion of the Order of Australia, humbly saying: "I hope I'm worth it.
In 2004, she was made a Companion of the Order of Australia.
The fearless heroine was made a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2004, praised for her outstanding actions in wartime.
George, Companion of the Order of Australia, Foreign Associate of the US National Academy of Sciences, the Australian Prime Minister's Prize for Science, the Japan Prize, the Copley Medal of the Royal Society, the WHO Medal, and the Albert Einstein World Award for Science.

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