Australia Day Honours 2021

RACS would like to congratulate and thank all of the recipients of 2021 Australia Day Honours. These Fellows* have gone above and beyond to make a difference and have been recognised for excellence, achievement or meritorious service and contributions to our society.

Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia

Professor Helen O’Connell, VIC

For distinguished service to medical education, and to medicine, in the field of urology, as an academic and clinician, and to professional groups.

Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia

Associate Professor Anne Marie Brooks, VIC

For significant service to ophthalmology, and to eye health organisations.

Dr John Lionel Crompton, SA

For significant service to ophthalmology, and to the community of the Asia-Pacific region.

The late Dr James Thomas Cummins, VIC

For significant service to medicine, to neurosurgery, and to professional medical societies.

Dr Tom Justin Playfair, NSW

For significant service to ophthalmology, and to professional colleges.

Professor Jonathan William Serpell, VIC

For significant service to medicine, particularly to endocrine surgery.

Dr Richard John Stawell, VIC

For significant service to ophthalmology, to research, and to professional bodies.

Dr Kevin William, QLD

For significant service to ophthalmology, and to the international community.

Medal (OAM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia

Mr David Wyndham Hamilton, SA

For service to medicine, and to professional associations.

Dr Henry Ronald Lew, VIC

For service to ophthalmology, and to the Jewish community.

Associate Professor David Rowan Webb, VIC

For service to medicine, particularly to urological surgery.

Dr John Garth Willoughby, SA

For service to ophthalmology, and to sailing.

*Please note that this list is not exhaustive and will continue to be updated

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