Australia Day honours recipients named

Governor-General David Hurley has published the Australia Day 2022 Honours List.
Governor-General David Hurley has published the Australia Day 2022 Honours List.

AUSTRALIA DAY 2022 HONOURS LIST

* 1040 Australians on the list

* 732 in the general division

* Companion of the Order (AC): seven

* Officer of the Order (AO): 25

* Member of the Order (AM): 155

* Medal of the Order (OAM): 545

* Military Division: 30

* Meritorious Awards: 197

* There are 346 women on the general awards list (47 per cent, a record proportion)

* The youngest recipient is 17 years old and the oldest is 99.

HIGH-PROFILE RECIPIENTS INCLUDE

* Alan Finkel (AC) - former chief scientist

* Maggie Beer (AO) - cook, TV presenter and restaurateur

* Delta Goodrem (AM) - singer

* Gina Rinehart (AO) - mining magnate

* Ariarne Titmus (OAM) - Olympic gold medallist swimmer

* Dylan Alcott (AO) - wheelchair tennis champion

* Shane Fitzsimmons (AO) - former NSW Rural Fire Service commissioner

* Andrew Colvin (AO) - former Australian Federal Police commissioner

* Jess Fox (OAM) - Olympic gold medallist canoer

* Daniel Ricciardo (AM) - Formula One driver

* Patty Mills (AM) - basketball player

* Rod Sims (AO) - competition watchdog chairman

* Kaylee McKeown (OAM) - Olympic gold medallist swimmer

Australian Associated Press