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TAGS Finn Pratt, Helen Silver, Jane Halton, Kerry Schott, Queen's Birthday Honours
Jane Halton, Finn Pratt, Kerry Schott and Helen Silver were awarded AOs on the Queen’s Birthday honours list, while the work of others was recognised with public service medals.
Public servants are among those recognised in the Queen’s Birthday honours list this year, with four career public sector leaders being awarded the title of Office in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AO).
Federal Department of Finance secretary Jane Halton has been recognised for “distinguished service to public administration, particularly to the health and aged care sectors, through the development and implementation of public policy, and to professional national and international organisations.”
Before her appointment as Finance head in June 2014, Halton served as secretary of the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing from 2002 to 2014 and deputy secretary, executive coordinator, Social Policy Department, Prime Minister and Cabinet, 1998-2002.
Finn Pratt, secretary of the Department of Social Services since 2011 and the man leading the creation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, has been awarded the rank of AO for “distinguished service to public administration, to social policy development and government service delivery reform, and to care and support for people with a disability, their families and carers.”
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David Donaldson is a journalist at The Mandarin based in Melbourne. He's previously written for The Guardian and Crikey and holds a masters in international relations.
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