The Australian Military Medicine Association is pleased to note, honour and congratulate the following
health professionals on their receipt of Australia Day Honours in 2011.
OFFICER (AO) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA
Professor Alexander Cowell McFARLANE, SA
For distinguished service to medical research in the field of psychiatry, particularly post-traumatic stress
disorders, to veterans’ mental health management, and as an author.
OFFICER (AO) IN THE MILITARY DIVISION OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA
Major General Paul Vincent ALEXANDER, Qld
For distinguished service to Defence in the field of health and, in particular, as the inaugural Commander
Joint Health Command.
MEMBER (AM) IN THE MILITARY DIVISION OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA
Rear Admiral Graeme Spencer SHIRTLEY RFD RANR, NSW
For exceptional performance of duties as a medical officer in the Royal Australian Navy Reserve.
COMMENDATION FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Flight Lieutenant Alan Ross TURNER, NSW
For distinguished performance of duty in warlike operations while the Medical Officer and Aero-
Evacuation Operations Officer – East, Force Support Team – Kandahar, Force Support Unit – 2 during
Operation SLIPPER in Afghanistan from August 2009 to April 2010.
CONSPICUOUS SERVICE CROSS
Colonel Graham Alan DURANT-LAW, NSW
For outstanding achievement in project management, strategic reform agenda implementation and the
development and acquisition of an e-health system for Defence.