Lucy Hughes-Turnbull AO among Australian School of Business alumni on Australia Day Honours List

Friday, 25 February 2011  Features

Seven Australian School of Business alumni, including Lucy Hughes-Turnbull AO, were named on the recent 2011 Australia Day Honours list.

The annual Honours list provides national and formal recognition for Australians who have made a significant difference to their communities.

Lucy Hughes-Turnbull graduated with an MBA in 1985. She has been appointed a​n Officer in the Order of Australia for her philanthropic contributions to many medical, social welfare, educational, youth and cultural organisations, as well as her distinguished service to local government, and business.

Lucy was Sydney's first female Lord Mayor (2003-4) and Deputy Lord Mayor (1999-2003), during which time she also chaired many council committees. She is currently Deputy Chair of the Committee for Sydney, a board member of the Redfern Waterloo Authority and an Administrator of Tweed Shire Council. In 1999, Lucy published Sydney – Biography of a City. She is joined on the 2011 Honours List by fellow Australian School of Business alumni:

  • Geoffrey Kells AM (BCom '64) for services to aged care and international relations in China
  • Graham Einfeld OAM (BCom '66) for services to the Jewish community, education and health care organisations
  • Anthony Harrington AM (BCom '79) for services to many philanthropic and charitable organisations
  • Alaudin Rahemtula OAM (DipIM-Lib '83) for services to librarianship through the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Associate Professor William Rawlinson AM (GradCertManagement '02) for services as clinician, educator and researcher in the disciplines of virology and pathology
  • Malcolm Coutts OAM (BCom '89) for services to families and sick children through the Ronald McDonald House Charities