Member of the Order of Australia 2015, for significant service to the library and archives sector through leadership roles at state and national level, and to professional information management organisations.
From the Governor General's website:
MEMBER (AM) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA Ms Anne-Marie Lucienne SCHWIRTLICH
For significant service to the library and archives sector through leadership roles at state and national level, and to professional information management organisations.
Director-General, National Library of Australia, since 2011; Library Officer, 1998.
Chief Executive Officer and State Librarian, State Library of Victoria, 2003-2011.
Acting Director, Arts Victoria, 2006.
Acting Director-General, National Archives, 2000-2003; Archives Officer, 1995-1998 and 1978-1984.
Senior Curator, Printed and Written Records, National War Memorial, 1988-1995.
Member, Australian Library and Information Association, since 1992; Member, Editorial Committee, Australian Academic and Research Libraries Journal, current.
Chair, National and State Libraries Australasia, 2004-2006; Member, since 2003.
President, Australian Society of Archivists, 1989-1990; Vice-President, 1990-1991; Honorary Secretary, 1983-1985; Fellow, since 1992; Awarded Laureate, 1993.
Member, Libraries Australia Advisory Committee and National Cultural Heritage Committee, current.
Member, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, ongoing; Member, Conference of Directors of National Libraries.
Professional Associate, International Committee on Archives.