David Campbell, Hugh Jackman And Guy Sebastian Among Those Who Received Head-Nod From The Queen

By Stephanie Nuzzo June 10, 2019
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The Queen's Birthday 2019 Honours List has been announced.

A number of particularly impressive Australians are likely feeling pretty chuffed right now after being recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List for 2019. 

The list of recipients is separated into three categories: Order of Australia, Meritorious and Distinguished and Conspicuous, and commends the achievements of over 1,000 Aussies. 

Among those personalities stands the likes of Hugh Jackman, Kevin Rudd, Guy Sebastian, Ita Buttrose and smoothfm's own David Campbell along with a number of designers, lawyers and even explorers. 

The ABC reports that on the honour, his Excellency General, the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove said:

"It doesn't matter who you are, where you are from or whether you're known to millions or just a few.

"If you have constantly put others ahead of yourself, served tirelessly and made a difference you can be nominated and recognised by a grateful nation."

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Jackman was recognised for his:

"eminent service to the performing arts as an acclaimed actor and performer, and to the global community, particularly as an advocate for poverty eradication." 

Sebastian was praised for his:

"significant service to the music recording industry, and to charitable initiatives."

And Campbell was awarded an OAM for his:

"service to entertainment and the arts."

You can take a peek at the full list here

Congratulations to all those named this year!

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