Queen’s Birthday Honours 2020: Robyn Nevin, Jan Sardi, Totti Goldsmith.

Actor Robin Nevin, writer Jan Sardi, performers Tottie Goldmsith and Ray Burgess and Seven board member Ryan Stokes are amongst today’s Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Here are the TV and related honours:

Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia

Mr Michael James Carlton
For significant service to the print and broadcast media, and to naval history.
Former Foreign Correspondent, War Correspondent (Vietnam), and Television Reporter, ABC Television, 1960s-1970s.

Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia

The Honourable Bronwyn Kathleen Bishop
For distinguished service to the Parliament of Australia, to the people of New South Wales, and to women in politics.

Mr Sean Christopher Dorney AM
For distinguished service to Australia-Papua New Guinea relations, to the broadcast media as a journalist, and as an author.

Ms Robyn Anne Nevin AM
For distinguished service to the performing arts as an acclaimed actor and artistic director, and as a mentor and role model.

The Honourable Graham Frederick Richardson
For distinguished service to the people and Parliament of Australia, to the media as a political commentator, and through philanthropic support for a range of community organisations.

Mr Jan Vittorio Sardi
For distinguished service to the film and television industries as a screenwriter and director, and to professional guilds.

Mr Ryan Kerry Stokes
For distinguished service to business, particularly in the media, mining and construction sectors, to cultural institutions, and to mental health and sporting groups.

Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia in the General Division

Mr Raymond Peter Burgess
For service to the entertainment industry, and to the community.

Ms Caroline Tottie Goldsmith
For service to the community, and to the performing arts.

Update: Also honours for former ABC Board member Simon Mordant (AO),  former ABC weather presenter Mike Bailey (OAM) and ABC arts presenter Marcus Westbury (OAM) plus Gogglebox star Di Kershaw.

8 Comments:

    • Glass Portcullis

      Singer/actress/TV personality who was very prominent from the early 80s-earlier this century. Google “Chantoozies”. IIRC there’s a family connection to Olivia Newton-John too.

  1. daveinprogress

    Wonderful picture of Robyn Nevin, David. Perfection!. Delighted for her. Great to see Sean Dorney get recognition for a long distinguished career as an intrepid foreign correspondent. Also great to see one time pin up boy Ray Burgess recognised. Really nice man.

    Robyn Nevin is a national treasure. Every form of entertainment in Australia has been conquered by her. Immense talent.

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