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Tony Fischer awarded the Order of Australia

August 14, 2007

1Former CIMMYT wheat program director and retired program manager at the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), Tony Fischer, was awarded the Order of Australia as part of the Queen’s 2007 Birthday Honours List. Instituted by the Queen in 1975, the Order was established to accord recognition to Australian citizens and other persons for achievement or meritorious service. In his congratulatory statement, ACIAR Director Peter Core said that Fischer’s close connection with CIMMYT had provided “…immense benefits to the Australian wheat industry.” Congratulations, Tony!


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