Knight /Dame of the Order of Australia

Knight /Dame of the Order of Australia breast badge

Knight /Dame of the Order of Australia breast badge
Knight /Dame of the Order of Australia breast badge

Knight /Dame of the Order of Australia breast badge

Significance

The Knight/Dame of the Order of Australia is no longer offered.

From 1976 to 1986 and 2014 to 2015 there was provision for the appointment of Knights and Dames in the Order of Australia.

Medal Design

The Neck Badge of a Knight and the Neck/Shoulder Badge of a Dame consists of the Emblem of the Order, approximately 60 millimetres in diameter, of gold, jewelled and having the centre of its convex surface within a circle of gold, a representation of the Arms of the Commonwealth of Australia in full colour on a background of blue with two branches of mimosa in gold, the whole ensigned with the Crown of St Edward in full colour.

The Breast Badge of a Knight or Dame consists of the Emblem of the Order, approximately 80 millimetres in diameter, of gold, jewelled and having the same design and ensignment as the Neck Badge of a Knight and the Neck/Shoulder Badge of a Dame