Recognition has been given to the talent and devotion of a number of Australia’s finest performers including operatic sopranoCheryl Barker AO , operatic baritone Peter Coleman-Wright AO, ballet dancer, mentor and choreographer and now artistic director of the Houston BalletStanton Welch AM, actor, singer and producer and Simon Burke AO and indigenous musician Archie Roach (AM)
The honour roll also recognises the personal drive and generosity of arts leaders in our community. They have dedicated their time, knowledge and resources to help shape the arts sector building opportunities now and into the future. This includes the distinguished services of the current Chair of the Australia CouncilRupert Myer AO, previous chair of Sydney Dance company,Thomas Dery AO and board member of Bell Shakespeare, Janet Whiting AM.
We celebrate their recognition and the reconigition of all recipients.The full honour rolls can be foundhere