Order of Australia

Some Commonwealth countries have their own Orders, which are awarded to their citizens and indicated in the same way as the British system.

The Order of Australia was established in 1975.

The Order, of which The Queen is Sovereign, consists of a General Division and a Military Division, and is divided into the following classes:

AK    

Knight of the Order of Australia, with precedence after OM

AD

Dame of the Order of Australia, with precedence after OM

AC

Companion of the Order of Australia, with precedence after GBE

AO

Officer of the Order of Australia, with precedence after Knight Bachelor

AM

Member of the Order of Australia, with precedence after DSO

OAM 

Medal of the Order of Australia, with precedence after RRC (2nd class)

 

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