In the Australia Day Honours announced on 26 January, the Hon Robert French was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) "for eminent service to the law and to the judiciary, to legal education and administration in the areas of constitutional, competition and native title law, and to legal reform".
The Hon David Levine RFD QC was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) "for service to the judiciary and to the law through the Supreme Court of New South Wales and leadership of state and national boards of review".
The Hon Murray Wilcox was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) "for service to the law as a Judge and a Law Reform Commissioner, particularly in the areas of environmental, native title and industrial law".
The Hon Justice Lloyd Waddy RFD was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) "for service to the law, the constitutional debate, and to the community through a range of educational and arts organisations".
27 January 2010