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2024 Australia Day Honours

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AusIMM is proud to acknowledge the significant achievements and contributions that have led to six of our members receiving Australia Day Honours today. 

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

Dr Sandra Close HonFAusIMM(CP)

For significant service to the mining and resources sector, and to women as an equal opportunity pioneer and advocate, and to professional associations.

Distinguished Professor Buddhima Indraratna FAusIMM

For significant service to civil engineering, particularly through infrastructure development, ground improvement and transportation geotechnics.

Mrs Peta Libby MAusIMM

For significant service to the mining and natural resources industry, and to the community.

The late Dr James May HonFAusIMM

For significant service to mining research and governance, and to the community.


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

Professor Dudley Kingsnorth FAusIMM

For service to mining, and to the community

The late Mr Anthony Hope FAusIMM

For service to the mining industry, and to Australia China relations.

These distinguished professionals join a select group of Australians who have been formally recognised for the meaningful impact they have made for the benefit of our community.

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