Formerly of Yirrkala, Northern Territory. Formerly lead singer, songwriter and spokesman, Yothu Yindi, 1986-2013.
For eminent service to the performing arts as a musician and songwriter, to the advancement of education and social justice for Indigenous people, and as an advocate for cultural exchange and understanding.
Mr Geoffrey RUSH
For eminent service to the arts as a theatre performer, motion picture actor and film producer, as a role model and mentor for aspiring artists, and through support for, and promotion of, the Australian arts industry.
No award for music or music-related activity.
Non-music awardees include:
Professor Charles David THROSBY
Hunters Hill NSW 2110
Cultural economist. David is best known in the music community for his statistical surveys of artists, commissioned by the Australia Council.
Professor Susan Patricia STREET
Brisbane Qld 4000
For dance education
Ms Jacqueline Ruth (Jacki) WEAVER
Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Actress and supporter of social welfare organisations
Dr Brenton Thomas BROADSTOCK
Bulleen Vic 3105
For significant service to music as a composer, educator and mentor.
Mr James BRUCE
18A Trinity Street, College Park SA 5069
For significant service to the arts in South Australia, and to the community as a supporter of youth and cultural associations.
Ms Nancye Lee HAYES OAM
Unit 38 'Byron Hall', 99 Macleay Street, Potts Point NSW 2011
For significant service to the performing arts, particularly musical theatre, as an actor, choreographer and director.
Mr Patrick Alan THOMAS MBE
Wahroonga NSW 2076
For significant service to music, particularly as a conductor and broadcaster.
Mr Kenneth Francis HEALEY
7/40 Eastbourne Avenue, Clovelly NSW 2031
For significant service to the performing arts as an educator, and as a mentor to emerging playwrights.
Mr David Allan MALONEY
GPO Box 3349, Sydney NSW 2001
For significant service to the visual and performing arts, and to the law, particularly in the natural resources sector. Chairman, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, 2002 - 2006; current Council Member; Inaugural Board Director, 1995.
Mrs Marjorie May BAILEY
Killara NSW 2071
For service to the community through contributions to music organisations. (Examples) Honorary Secretary and Public Officer, New South Wales Council, Federated Music Clubs of Australia, since 2002. Director of Music, Wahroonga Music Club, 2002-2012; Member, since the 1960s.
Mrs Beverley Narelle BIRD
23 Beauchamp Street, Albany WA 6330
For service to music, and to the community of Albany.
Mr Micheal Donald CHAPMAN
505 Sport Hill Road, Easton CT 06612, United States of America
For service to music as a songwriter, producer and teacher.
Mrs Edith Helen EDMONDS
397A Stirling Highway, Claremont WA 6010
For service to the community through the arts.
Mr Radhey Shyam GUPTA
272 Church Road, Templestowe Vic 3106
For service to the arts through classical Indian music.
Mrs Leonie Catherine HEMPTON
102 Cremorne Street, Malvern SA 5061
For service to the community through music.
Ms Rachel Ann HORE
PO Box 390, Dickson ACT 2602
For service to the community through choral music.
Mr Leo KELLER
60 Robertson Street, Sherwood Qld 4075
For service to the arts, particularly choral music.
Mr John Kenneth POCHÉE
Hillsdale NSW 2036
For service to music as a jazz musician.
Mr John Ormiston ROBERTSON
Redfern NSW 2016
For service to the performing arts as a producer and mentor.
Mr John Lewis SCHUMANN
College Park SA 5069
For service to music, and to the veteran community.
Mrs Shirley STANBURY
162 Marine Terrace, Busselton WA 6280
For service to music, and to the community of Busselton.
Mr Paul James WORTHINGTON
5/65A Elizabeth Bay Road, Elizabeth Bay NSW 2011
For service to the arts.
Richard Letts, 27 January 2014