|Former CPEP President Helen Quinn awarded the Order of Australia|
|The Order of Australia is an order of chivalry established
by Elizabeth II "for the purpose of according recognition
to Australian citizens and other persons for achievement
or for meritorious service".
The photo above of CPEP member and former President Helen Quinn shows:
The Australian Consul-General, the Honorable David Lawson, and Professor Helen Quinn on the deck of the HMAS Sydney, with the San Francisco skyline behind them. (HMAS = "Her Majesty's Australian Ship"). Helen is wearing the Order of Australia, which David Lawson has just presented to her on the bridge of the ship. She holds the citation for the award.
|Click to see a larger version of this image.||The Officer of the Order of Australia medal.|