The New Zealand honours were announced last week with Sergeant Gurpreet Arora (pictured), of Counties Manukau, becoming a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) while Sergeant Andy Brooke, of Central District, was awarded the Queen’s Service Medal (QSM).
The honours in Australia were announced today with former Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police, Christine Nixon APM (pictured), awarded Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia Order of Australia. Ms Nixon was the first woman to become a police commissioner in Australia.
Australia Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2021
Australian Police Medal (APM)
Sergeant Gregory James CORIN
Detective Superintendent Gail McCLURE
New South Wales
Superintendent Julie Catherine BOON
Detective Inspector Glen Murray BROWNE
Superintendent Rashelle Fiona CONROY
Detective Superintendent Paul James DEVANEY BM
Superintendent David Richard DRIVER
Superintendent Kylie Maree ENDEMI
Chief Inspector Gregory John FLOOD
Detective Chief Inspector Neil Anthony HALLINAN
Chief Inspector Sean Patrick McDERMOTT
Detective Superintendent Craig Neil MIDDLETON
Detective Chief Inspector Paul Joseph SIMPKINS
Senior Sergeant Greg Jason DEAN
Superintendent Jenelle FULLER
Senior Sergeant Mark Douglas HESSE
Inspector Christopher Thomas MAJOR
Detective Senior Sergeant Janet Ruth MITCHELL
Superintendent Paul Gerard O’HALLORAN
Superintendent Peter Hans SEIZ
Senior Sergeant Alfred David WATSON
Senior Sergeant Sean Kennet BAXENDELL
Detective Senior Sergeant Margaret Maureen
Detective Senior Sergeant Daren Andrew EDWARDS
Chief Superintendent Brian Rex HUXLEY
Detective Senior Sergeant Jillian McCARTHY
Detective Senior Sergeant Grant Douglas RALSTON
Sergeant Megan Elizabeth WARD
Commander Allan Robert ADAMS
Detective Senior Sergeant Joseph Domenic
Detective Inspector Leo RICCIARDI
Senior Constable Deslea Patricia SLOAN
Senior Sergeant Christopher Drew HOLLAND
Senior Sergeant First Class Sharon Lynne WALKERROBERTS
Senior Sergeant First Class Gregory Raymond
Assistant Commissioner Adrian Paul BODNAR
Superintendent Lauren Jane HILL
Public Service Medal (PSM)
Dr Sarah Jane BENSON Pearce – ACT 2607
For outstanding public service through driving innovation and forensic science capability for the Australian Federal Police.
Ms Rebecca Lee SKINNER Griffith – ACT 2603
For outstanding public service in the areas of national security policy, intelligence, business transformation and service delivery.
Ms Rebecca (Beck) ANGEL – Airport West VIC 3042
For outstanding public service to Victoria Police.
Australian Corrections Medal (ACM)
New South Wales
Ms Sarah Elizabeth HOWARD
Mr Kenneth Hanipale PESE
Ms Louise Maree SMITH
Mr Brian Patrick SMITH
Ms Elizabeth Ann SWALES
Ms Evie GEORGAS
Mr Larry John GUILFOYLE
Ms Lucy ROCKETT
Mr Mark Ronald HUMPHRYS
Australian Capital Territory
Mr Steven Allen MOREY
Companion (AC) in the General Division
Ms Barbara Avalon BAKER – TAS
For eminent service to the people of Tasmania through leading contributions to the law, to the judiciary and to the administration of justice, particularly in the area of family law, to professional legal organisations, and as a mentor and role model for young women, and as the 29th Governor appointed in Tasmania.
The Honourable Patricia Anne BERGIN SC Cammeray – NSW 2062
For distinguished service to the law, and to the judiciary, to legal administration, and as a mentor and advisor.
Officer in the General Division (AO)
The Honourable Michael Patrick GRANT – Darwin NT 0800
For distinguished service to the law, and to the judiciary, particularly as Chief Justice of the Northern Territory.
Ms Christine NIXON APM – VIC
For distinguished service to law enforcement, to women in policing, and to tertiary education.
Member in the General Division (AM)
Mr Brian James BOULTON – Carindale QLD 4152
For significant service to the law, and to the judiciary, particularly to District Courts.
Mr Michael Ronald BRENNAN – Campbell ACT 2612
For significant service to the law, and to community organisations.
Judge Felicity Pia HAMPEL – Melbourne VIC 3000
For significant service to the judiciary, to legal organisations, and to women.
New Zealand Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2021
The New Zealand Order of Merit
To be Members of the said Order:
Sergeant Gurpreet Singh Arora, of Auckland.
For services to the New Zealand Police and ethnic communities.
Ms Mairehe Louise Marie Tankersley, of Christchurch.
For services to prisoners’ welfare and Māori.
The Queen’s Service Order (QSO)
Mrs Michelle Susan Grant, of Gisborne. For services to victims of sexual violence.
The Queen’s Service Medal (QSM)
Sergeant Andrew George Brooke, of Palmerston North.
For services to Search and Rescue.
Ms Carol Annette Frost, of Dunedin.
For services to the homeless and prisoner rehabilitation.
(Sergeant Gurpreet Singh Arora photo: Savi Kahlon Photography)
Congratulations to policing and criminal justice recipients of the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2021
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Congratulations to police and criminal justice recipients of the 2021 Australia Day Honours
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Congratulations to police recipients of the 2021 New Year Honours
We are pleased to publish and recognise the policing recipients of the UK and overseas New Year Honours as well as the New Zealand Order of Merit. The team at Policing Insight offer our congratulations and thank all the recipients for their service in a particularly challenging year.