26 January 2022

Australia Day Honours 2022

Congratulations to our ADAVB members recognised for their outstanding contributions to the community and their profession on Australia Day 2022.



For significant service to dentistry through periodontics education, and to professional organisations.

Having served as president (1978-81) and also as a federal councillor and committee member of the Australian Society of Periodontology, Dr Andrew Edward Cattermole has maintained extensive involvement with the Dental School, The University of Melbourne as a Senior Clinical Demonstrator, Periodontics (since 1975), a Post Graduate Clinical Demonstrator and Examiner in Periodontics Post Graduate Programme (since 1985) and as a Clinical Consultant, Periodontics, Melbourne Dental Clinic (since 2012). He has also served as an Examiner in Periodontics BDSc and DClinic Dent (1985-2012), an Honorary Senior Clinical Demonstrator in Periodontics (1973-2015), an Honorary Clinical Demonstrator, Department of Community Dentistry (1988-2000) and an Honorary Senior Clinical Demonstrator, Department of Conservative Dentistry (1973-1988), as well as a number of other roles. Dr Cattermole has also worked with the Royal Dental Hospital Melbourne, University of Adelaide, Dental Health Services Victoria, the Royal Children's Hospital and the Royal Women's Hospital, in addition to serving with the Australian Dental Association as a council member, as president of the Victorian Branch and on a number of key committees.

Mr John William CURTIN

For significant service to oral and maxillofacial surgery, to dentistry, and to professional associations.

Having served extensively with both the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (IAOMS) and Australian and New Zealand Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ANZAOMS), Dr John William Curtin has also served on a number of committees for the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. A member of the Australian Dental Association, Dr Curtin has served in a number of positions both in the Victorian Branch and Federally, as well as in roles with the Federal Department of Health and the Department of Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology, University of Melbourne. A Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, International College of Dentists, Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England and Academy of Dentistry International, Dr Curtin has worked in private and public practice and received a number of awards including the Distinguished Service Awards from IAOMS, ANZAOMS and IAOMS Foundation, 2015.

ADA members recognised on Australia Day 2022

Australia Day 2022 honours list