Honours for Canberrans

johnboy 28 January 2007 7

Another year, another disappointment for the RiotACT team, again missing out on Australia Day honours.

The Chief Minister has made himself useful and released a list of those who have been fortunate enough to get a gong.

And the winners, and new members of the Order of Australia are:

The Reverend Dr Elizabeth MacKinlay
Professor Hilary Charlesworth
Andrew Pike (just a medal, not a membership)
Jack Waterford
– Eric Koundouris (can’t find a online bio for him but several links to his development companies and boards he has been on)
Dr Peter Shergold (promotion to Companion of the Order)
– John Bond (medal)

(Thanks to NTP for the bio links, and more on the order for those who are interested)


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Al Al 8:16 am 29 Jan 07

Now if onbly they’d go to ‘tabloid’ paper size (but not content!).
It’s so farcical sitting on a plane with 3 people in a row all trying to read broadsheet papers…
It’s bad enough even in the morning at breakfast that I’m looking at buying a bigger dining table!

seepi seepi 8:29 pm 28 Jan 07

CT has improved of late. But they dumbed it down so much for a while there that they lost most of their readers. Bet they regret that now.

Al Al 8:06 pm 28 Jan 07

Got a lot of respect for Waterford’s editorials – best thing about the CT I think.
On the topic, I know a lot of people have less than joyous things to say about CT, but having experienced several other regional dailys, I can say that the CT is way above them. It would also trump Brisbane’s Courier Mail I think, and some of the big city papers are far less worth their purchase price than CT. I don’t think I’d pay full price from the newsagents a lot of week days, but as an overall dumped-on-your-doorstep subscription – reasonable value (except for being woken up nightly at 2AM by the arsehole who delivers it while practicing his rally driving…).

simbo simbo 8:26 pm 26 Jan 07

Yay for Andrew Pike – someone who definately richly deserves the honours (if you don’t know who he is, he’s the bloke who owned Electric Shadows for the past few decades)

luca luca 7:08 pm 26 Jan 07

Isn’t Ms Charlesworth the dame who gave the ACT a Bill of Rights it didn’t need, thereby handing over the keys of the city to the ACT Supreme Court?

Miss R Miss R 6:59 pm 26 Jan 07

Hooray for Hilary Charlesworth. She is most excellent.

vg vg 4:43 pm 26 Jan 07

Jack Waterford??

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