Outstanding Contribution to Sport, Lord Mayor’s Award 2009. (Victorian Sport Awards)
Torchbearer Olympic Games Sydney 2000
Torchbearer (“Walked on water”) Opening ceremony Commonwealth Games Melbourne 2006
Legend Melbourne Football Club Hall of Fame 2003
Melbourne Football Club No. 1 Ticketholder 2009-2011
Australian Football League
Melbourne Football Club
Carlton Football Club
North Melbourne Football Club
Sydney Swans Football Club
Bronze Statue honouring his sporting achievements outside the MCG unveiled 2003
Other honours include
Nominated for Australian of the Year 2010.
Knight of The Order of St Thomas of Acre (KStT) 2009. For putting himself at risk to defend a woman who was bashed in the street on 1 January 2009. Bestowed by an Order started by Richard the Lionheart during the Crusades.
Voted 3rd most chivalrous Australian - 1st by Victorians - 2009 . (Media survey)
Healthy Ageing Citizen of the Year 2006. For being a leader and role model of healthy living; by the International Conference on Healthy Ageing and Longevity.
Victoria University Legend 2006
First honorary Doctor of Football 1996. (Arts Faculty, Monash University)