The Honourable John Duncan Anderson AO has been recognised in the 2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours for eminent service to rural and regional development, to leadership in international agricultural research and food security, to social commentary, and through contributions to not-for-profit organisations.
John was at College 1975-77 and completed a BA in 1978 and MA in 1980.
John was appointed AO in 2011 For distinguished service to the Parliament of Australia, particularly through support of rural and regional communities, transport development, and water management initiatives. John served as the Federal Member for Gwydir 1989-2007 and was the Deputy Prime Minister of Australia 1999-2005.
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The College community congratulates John on his elevation to AC for his contribution at the highest level to rural Australia.