Welcome to the Website of The Order of Australia Association. Our Association was founded in Canberra on Saturday 26 January 1980.
The Order of Australia
The Order of Australia, instituted by Her Majesty The Queen on 14 February 1975, was established as "an Australian society of honour for the purpose of according recognition to Australian citizens and other persons for achievement or for meritorious service".
The Order of Australia Association
The Order of Australia Association Ltd is a separate identity being an association of recipients of awards in the Order.
Patron of the Association
His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia.
Our Association has branches in each State and Territory and in the United Kingdom and North America. The national body and each Branch undertake activities in support of the community and social activities for our members. We promote and encourage the nomination of our fellow Australians for awards within the Order.
Lots More Information
Further details on the structure of our Association, membership matters and national and branch activities can be found by following the links on either the top or side of our web pages. We hope you find our website both informative and encouraging.
ISSN 1835-4386 (online)
Lists of Australian Honours and a Search facility of the Official Honours Database
Please see the links in the right-hand margin.
The 'search' facility is in the text of the linked document; look immediately below the page title.