MEMBER (AM) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA
 
Dr Ian James FAIRNIE, Bull Creek WA 6149 For significant service to the community, and to veterinary and agricultural organisations.
Community
  • Secretary, The Alchemist Foundation Inc., and Co-Founding Director, since 2002.
  • Board Member, Dreamfit Foundation, since 2014-2016.
  • Director, Foodbank WA, 2004-2017, and Member, Senior Advisory Committee, since 2014.
  • Organist, St Michael's Anglican Church, since 1998.
  • Board Member, Volunteering WA, 2007-2013.
  • Director, Edventures WA, 2006-2014.
  • Elected Lay Representative, Anglican Synod of Perth, since 2015.
  • Past Member, Advisory Group, Boronia Pre-Release Centre for Women.  
Rotary 
  • President, Rotary Club of Applecross, 2018-2019, and Member, since 2015.
  • Past New Generations Director, Rotary Club of Perth.
  • Member, Rotary International, 1995-1998, 1985-1989 and since 2005.  
Veterinary Science
  • National President, Australian Veterinary Association, 1989-1990, and Secretary, Victorian Division, 1968-1969.
  • Founding President, Australian Association for Sheep Veterinarians, 1986-1988.
  • Executive Member, World Veterinary Association, 1979-1983, and Chairman, Organising Committee for World Veterinary Congress, 1979-1983.
  • National President, Australian Association for Veterinary Teaching and Research, 1980-1982.   
Agriculture
  • President, Agribusiness Alumni Association, 2010-2012.
  • Foundation Board Member, International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, 1990-1997.
  • Founding Member, Australian and New Zealand Agribusiness Association, 1988-1989, and Conference Convenor, 1988 and 1989.
  • Board Member, International Rural Exchange, 1987-1989.
  • Board Member, Western Australian Meat Marketing Corporation, 1985-1989.
  • Council Member, Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia, 1986-1989, and Member, Sheep Committee, 1980-1987.
  • Board Member, Farm Management Foundation of Australia, 1986-1988.  
  • Member, Ministerial Council on Agricultural Education and Training, 1985-1988.
  • Member, International Advisory Committee on Sheep and Cattle Breeding, 1980-1984.
  • WA President, Australian Society of Animal Production, 1980-1981, and Member, Federal Council, 1978-1980.   
Curtin University of Technology
  • Dean, Campus and Community Life, 2003-2008, and Director, External and Community Relations, 1997-2002.
  • Board Member and Founder, John Curtin Leadership Academy, 2008-2010.  
  • Founder and Director, Mundjah Festival, 1996-1997.
  • Founder, Curtin Volunteers! (student association undertaking community service), 1995.
  • Senior Lecturer, WA Institute of Technology, 1979-1984.
  • Chair, Agribusiness Industry Advisory Committee, C.Y. O'Connor Institute, 2010-2013, and Chair, Muresk Advisory Committee, 2010.
  • President, Muresk Old Collegians' Association, 2010-2012.
  • Dean and Director, Muresk Institute of Agriculture (part of Curtin University of Technology 1987-2008), 1985-1989.  
Awards and recognition includes:
  • Fellow, Australian Veterinary Association, 1998.
  • Australian Veterinary Association Meritorious Service Award, 1979.