National – Radar Headlines – architecture awards and honors – Brief Article
Peter Johnson was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia for service to education as the inaugural Chancellor of for the development of academic standards and leadership in education issues, to the Australian Council of Professions, and to the architectural profession in the Australia Day Honours List. George Williams, of Caloundra, Qld, was appointed a member of the Order of Australia for his service to landscape architecture, particularly as an educator and administrator. Percy Everist has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for services to the architecture profession, and to the community through the Geelong Art Gallery and Lifeline [much greater than] Landscape architect Lady Jean Brodie-Hall has been appointed as a “Honouring Women” ambassador, part of an initiative to have more women achievers officially recognised through national awards and honours structures [much greater than] The new national president of the Planning Institute is John McInerney, formerly chief planner of the City of Melbourne, the City of Sydney and currently commissioner for land and planning for the ACT Government [much greater than] Women Architects in Australia, by Julie Willis and Bronwyn Hanna, was launched in Melbourne in early March. Published by the RAIA, the book is the outcome of a Sisalation Scholarship awarded to Willis In 1995.
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