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Australian Honours Lists

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The best way to search for someone who has received an award is through the itsanhonour.gov.au database.

You can search by:

  • name
  • announcement (which year the award was announced)
  • medal/award type; and
  • advanced searches with combinations of the above.

Recent lists

Australian Bravery Awards (19 August 2019)

The Bravery Awards list announced on 19 August 2019 included:

  • 17 Bravery Medals
  • 20 Commendations for Brave Conduct
  • 9 Group Bravery Citations

Queen's Birthday 2019 

The Queen’s Birthday 2019 Honours List included:

  • 993 recipients of awards in the General Division of the Order of Australia
  • 221 meritorious and military awards
  • The highest ever percentage of women recipients in the Order of Australia - 40%.

Australia Day 2019

The Australia Day 2019 Honours List was the largest since the Order of Australia was established in 1975. It included: 

  • 1127 recipients of awards in the General Division of the Order of Australia
  • 273 meritorious and military awards
  • The highest number of awards for outstanding service or achievement in the community (516)
  • The (then) highest percentage and number of women recipients (422)

You can watch investiture ceremonies from the Australia Day 2019 Honours List.

Australian Bravery Awards (28 March 2019)

The Bravery Awards list announced on 28 March 2019 included:

  • 3 Star of Courage awards
  • 29 Bravery Medals
  • 36 Commendations for Brave conduct
  • 5 Group Bravery Citations