Australia Day Honours 2019

Congratulations to St Mark’s Old Collegians Mr Ian Wall AM (alumnus 1950-54), current Board member Dr Angela Evans AM (alumna 1982-84) and Professor Bruce Kemp AO (alumnus 1966-69), recognised with Australia Day Honours for making an impact locally and globally for their service and contribution in improving the lives of others in community health, research, business innovation, volunteerism and philanthropy.



Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia:  For significant service to the community through philanthropic initiatives.

Novita Children’s Services:  Benefactor, since 1990.  Fundraiser, Novita’s Rainbow Committee, 1990-2013.

Benefactor to a range of charitable organisations including:  St Marks College, over 20 years.  St Ann’s College, since 2000.  Burnside Hospital Foundation, since 2002.  Starlight Children’s Foundation, since 2005.  Adelaide Botanic Gardens Foundation, since 2006.  National Trust of South Australia, over 12 years.  Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, since 2008.

Career: Co-Founder and Director, Codan Limited, 1959-2009.

Awards and recognition includes:  Recipient, Order of Australia Medal, 2008.  Inductee, Hall of Fame, The Impact Awards, 2016



Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia:  For significant service to community health in the field of paediatric podiatry, and to professional standards.

Podiatry: Member, Professional Credentialing Committee, Australasian Podiatry Council, since 2015.   Clinical Director, Special Olympics National Games, 2010-2011.   Australian Podiatry Council Representative, Health and Education Committee, Diabetes Australia, 1996-2016. Honorary Senior Lecturer, School of Science, Health and Engineering, La Trobe University, since 2016.

Australian Podiatry Association:  Chair, since 2017.  Treasurer, 2005-2006.  Councillor, 1992-1995.  Member, since 1986.  Chair, Scientific Committee, Australasian Podiatry Conference, 1998, 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2011.

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency:  Member, Assessment Panel, 2011-2015.  Consultant Assessor, 2011-2012.

Sports Medicine:  Fellow, Australian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, since 1991.  Member, International Federation of Sports Medicine, since 1993.

South Australian Sports Medicine Association:  Member, Education Committee, 2004-2007.  Councillor, Treasurer, 1998-2003.

Publications include:  Has published over 118 journal articles including 85 in peer-reviewed publications.  Author, ‘Paediatrics – The Pocket Podiatry Guide’, textbook, Elsevier, 2010.  Author, ‘Evidence Essentials’, monograph series, 2016, 2017.

Member, International Advisory Board, ‘Journal of Foot and Ankle Research’, 2007-2012.  Member, Editorial Board, ‘Journal of Foot and Ankle Research’, since 2012.  Member, International Advisory Board, ‘The Foot’, since 2001.

Director, Marion Podiatry, since 1990.

Glencoe Foundation:  Goodwill Ambassador, Walk for Life – Bangladesh, since 2014.  Volunteer, Walk for Life – Bangladesh, since 2009.  Research Leader, since 2011.  Member, International Clinical Practice Advisory Committee, Clubfoot Aid Program, since 2009.


St Peter’s Anglican Cathedral, Adelaide. Councillor, 2007-2015.  Executive Member, since 2017 and 2007-2015.  Member Art Prize and Exhibition Committee, 2007-2016.  People’s Warden and Honorary Lay Canon, since 2017.  Councillor, St Barnabas Theological College

 St Mark’s College, Adelaide.  Council Member, since 2006.  Member, Executive Board, since 2007.  Acting Chair, 2018.

Chair, Management Committee, The Magdalene Centre – Anglicare, since 2014.

Member, Military and Hospitaller Order of St Lazarus of Jerusalem, since 2017.



Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia:  For distinguished service to biomedical research, particularly to the study of protein phosphorylation. 

St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research:

Pehr Edman Fellow, since 2009.

Deputy Director, 1989-2003.

Australian Academy of Science:

Chair, Molecular and Cell Biology, 2004-2006.

Committee Member, Molecular Science and Genetics, 2003-2004.

Fellow, since 2002.

Fellow, Royal Society (London), 2002.

Research Fellow, National Health and Medical Research Council, since 1985.

Federation Fellow, CSIRO, 2004-2008.

Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, since 2006.

Awards and recognition includes:

Recipient, Leach Medal, Lorne Protein Structure and Function Conference, 2016.

Recipient, Centenary Medal, 2003.

Recipient, Lemberg Medal, Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 1996.

Recipient, Pharmacia-L.KB Medal, Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 1990.

Recipient, The Wellcome Australia Medal for Medical Research and Technology Development, 1990.

Recipient, Selwyn Smith Prize for Medical Research, University of Melbourne, 1988.