Significant figures in the Credit Union Movement who have received honours from the Australian Government.

Stanley Foch Arneil AM

Honour: Member of the Order of Australia
Date of Award: 9 June 1975
Citation:​ Civil Division​

Dorothy Rose Sales OAM

Honour: Medal of the Order of Australia
Date of Award: 26/1/1981
Citation:​ For service to the community through the administration of credit union facilities

Geoffrey Harold Cambridge OAM

Honour: Medal of the Order of Australia​​
Date of Award: 14/6/1982​
Citation:​ In recognition of services to commerc​e

Thomas Carl Ridgeway OAM

Honour: Medal of the Order of Australia
Date of Award: 8/6/1987
Citation:​ For service to the Victorian Teachers’ Union Credit Union

Richard Lawrence Crosbie AO

Honour: Officer of the Order of Australia
Date of Award: 26/1/ 1988
Citation:​ For service to business and finance, particularly through the credit union movement since 1975, and as Chairman of the Credit Union Services Corporation (Australia) Limited

Clarence John Murphy OAM

Honour: Medal of the Order of Australia
Date of Award: 26 /1/1988
Citation:​ For service to the development of the credit union movement

Kenneth Miller AM

Honour: Member of the Order of Australia
Date of Award: 26/1/1988
Citation:​ For service to the credit union movement

Gerald Joseph O’Byrne AM

Honour: Member of the Order of Australia
Date of Award: 12/6/1989
Citation:​ For service to the finance industry, particularly the credit union movement

Robert Bernard Maybury AO

Honour: Officer of the Order of Australia
Date of Award: 26/1/1990
Citation:​ For service to finance particularly through the building society movement

Godfrey Taylor Stephens OAM

Honour: Medal of the Order of Australia
Date of Award: 10 June 1991
Citation:​ For service to the credit union movement in Queensland

Helen McIntyre AM

Honour: Member of the Order of Australia
Date of Award: 13/6/1993
Citation:​ For service to the credit union industry

Keith Norman Glover OAM

Honour: Medal of the Order of Australia
Date of Award: 26/1/1997
Citation:​ For service to the community through the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind, 3RPH (Radio Print Handicapped), the Masonic Homes for the Aged and the credit union movement

Bruce John Gray Robertson OAM

Honour: Medal of the Order of Australia
Date of Award: 26/1/1997
Citation:​ For service to the credit union movement,particularly the establishment of the Institute of Credit Union Directors and to the ESSO Employees’ Credit Union, and the Association of NSW Credit Unions

Lloyd Frederick Hawkins OAM

Honour: Medal of the Order of Australia
Date of Award: 7/6/1999
Citation:​ For service to the financial services industry, particularly through the Queensland Teacher’s Credit Union Limited, and to the community

Alan Francis Parry AM

Honour: Member of the Order of Australia
Date of Award: 26/1/2000
Citation:​ For service to the credit union movement, particularly through the World Council of Credit Unions and the establishment of the Education Credit Union Co operative Limited (Ed Credit)

Peter John Grimshaw OAM

Honour: Medal of the Order of Australia
Date of Award: 12/6/2000
Citation:​ For service to industrial relations in the tertiary education sector, and to the credit union movement

Paul Anthony Briggs

Honour: Centenary Medal
Date of Award: 1/1/2001
Citation:​ For service to the Aboriginal community establishing the First Nations' Aboriginal Credit Union

William John Singleton

Honour: Centenary Medal
Date of Award: 1/1/2001
Citation:​ For outstanding community service as Chairman of Bananacoast Credit Union

David W. Lawler OAM

Honour: Medal of the Order of Australia
Date of Award: 26/1/2001
Citation:​ For service to surf lifesaving and amateur swimming, and to the Australian credit union movement

Henry William Howe AO

Honour: Officer of the Order of Australia
Date of Award: 11/6/2001
Citation:​ For service to the development and promotion of the credit union movement within Australia and internationally, and through the establishment and introduction of regional development education programmes to facilitate the operations of credit unions, particularly in Pacific and Asian areas

Howard Clement Crozier OAM

Honour: Medal of the Order of Australia
Date of Award: 26/1/2002
Citation:​ For service to the credit union movement, to the wool industry, and to the community through participation in rural organisations

Irvine Webber Dunlop OAM

Honour: Medal of the Order of Australia
Date of Award: 10/6/2002
Citation:​ For service to the development of the credit union movement

Francis Clive Churchill OAM

Honour: Medal of the Order of Australia
Date of Award: 26/1/2005
Citation:​ For service to the community through support for social welfare organisations, to people with disabilities, particularly through the Northern Support Services group, and to the emergency services through the United Firefighters Union and Credit Union

Colin Logan Thomson AM

Honour: Medal of the Order of Australia
Date of Award: 26/1/2005
Citation:​ For service to business and commerce through providing leadership within the credit union movement, and to the community through support for Stewart House, Sydney

Robert Scott OAM

Honour: Member of the Order of Australia
Date of Award: 13/6/2005
Citation:​ For service to the credit union movement and to the community through a range of service, pipe band and school organisations

Jaroslav Roman [known as Jerry] Duma OAM

Honour: Medal of the Order of Australia
Date of Award: 12/6/2006
Citation:​ For service to the Ukrainian community of New South Wales and to the credit union movement

Patricia Mary McGovern OAM

Honour: Medal of the Order of Australia
Date of Award: 12/6/2006
Citation:​ For service to the credit union movement and to the community of Beaudesert through church, sporting and fundraising roles

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