Ausdance National congratulates those from the dance community recognised in this year's Australia Day Honours.
Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia
Ms Leanne Faye Benjamin OBE
For significant service to the performing arts, particularly ballet, as a dancer and role model. Principal, The Royal Ballet, London
Mr Noel Christian Tovey
For significant service to the performing arts, to Indigenous performers, and as an advocate forthe lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex community.
Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia in the General Division
Miss Carole Oliver
For service to the performing arts through dance education. Founder, Owner and Artistic Director, Carole Oliver School of Ballet
Ms Daele Fraser
For service to the performing arts, particularly dance. President, Dance Master International Association.
Citations can be found at It's An Honour.
Nominations for Australian honours can be made all year round here.