2024 Australia Day Honours
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.