The Council, is an independent body, and the Constitution of the Order of Australia prescribes that the Council has 19 members including representatives of each state and territory, 3 officio members and eight community members appointed on the advice of the Prime Minister, by the Governor-General. The Council considers nominations from the public for appointments and awards in the General Division of the Order of Australia and makes recommendations to the Governor-General. The Order of Australia is the pre-eminent means of recognising outstanding achievement and contribution by Australians.
Type of Body
D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation
Established By / Under
Max No. of Board/Committee Members
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
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