In 2014, Kay Danes was honoured with the prestigious Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for her contributions to global social justice and human rights. The Order of Australia Medal is the principal and most prestigious means of recognizing outstanding citizens in Australia. Her Majesty Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom, established the OAM.
Pic 1: Cleveland Member of Parliament Mark Robinson, Author Karen Phillips, Jess Danes, Kay Danes, Noela and Ernest Stewart (Parents of Kay Danes).
Pic 2: Medal of the Order of Australia.
Pic 3: Governor of Queensland with Kay Danes, OAM
Kay Danes is a recipient of:
2014 the Medal of the Order of Australia
2013 Australian of the Year Nominee
2012 Australian of the Year State Finalist
2012 Paul Harris Fellow (Rotary International) - for global humanitarian service