Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: Professor David Solomon co-inventor of plastic money gets a gong

By Carolyn Webb
Updated June 13 2016 - 3:13am, first published June 12 2016 - 2:15pm
Co-inventor of our plastic currency, Professor David Solomon, has been made a Companion (AC) of the Order of Australia. Photo: Angela Wylie
Professor David Solomon, co-inventor of the world's first plastic banknote, receives the top-level AC in Monday's Queen's Birthday Honours list. Photo: Jason South
Dr Anthony Radford is part of the team that invented and commercialised technology for an internationally adopted test for TB. Photo: Michael Clayton Jones


Professor Doug Hilton is director of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of medical research. Photo: Czesia Markiewicz
CSL chief scientific officer Dr Andrew Cuthbertson. Photo: Dominic K Lorrimer
David Le Couteur, professor of geriatric medicine. Photo: James Brickwood



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