Warrant Officer Class 2 Lance Keighran developed the learning packages that streamlined the initial training for Army drivers.
In arduous conditions, Leading Seaman Steven Palu worked to recover the remains of three marines.
Leading Seaman Simone Henare's work on submarines earned her a Conspicuous Service Medal.
Leading Seaman Christopher Sanders has been rewarded for his work aboard Australian Defence Vessel Cape Inscription.
Director-General Defence Community Organisation Paul Way received the Public Service Medal in the Australia Day honours.
Chaplain Ricky Su received a Conspicuous Service Medal in this year’s Australia Day honours.
This year's recipients have brought dedication and expertise to their various fields of endeavour.
Flight Lieutenant Brendon Carraro and the crew of his C-130J Hercules displayed extraordinary composure when their aircraft ran into trouble in 2017.
Corporal Green noticed paint was delaminating about three months and wrote a defect report including how to rectify the problem.
3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment's Corporal Hayley Cornish received a Conspicuous Service Medal in the Australia Day honours.
Lieutenant Jennifer Neuhaus helped to reshape the School of Navigation Warfare's culture.