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Chris Hemsworth arrives in Sydney after he made it onto the Queen’s Birthday honours list

Chris Hemsworth had a spring in his step when he disembarked an early morning flight into Sydney on Monday.

The 37-year-old Thor star was spotted stepping off a private jet the morning after it was announced he’d made the Queen’s Birthday honours list.

Chris was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for his contribution to the performing arts and ongoing charity work.

Flying in: Chris Hemsworth had a spring in his step when he disembarked an early morning flight into Sydney on Monday

The Hollywood heartthrob is a patron for the Australian Childhood Foundation and donated $1million to the 2019 bushfire appeal.

In addition to his stellar acting career, he also supports a variety of wildlife conservation charities among others.  

Other big names on the list of 1,190 Australians issued on Sunday night included outspoken political commentator Peta Credlin, former rugby league star Glenn Lazarus and TV presenter Angela Bishop. 

Making the list: The 37-year-old Thor star was spotted stepping off the plane the morning after it was announced he'd made the Queen's Birthday honours list

Making the list: The 37-year-old Thor star was spotted stepping off the plane the morning after it was announced he’d made the Queen’s Birthday honours list

High praise: Chris was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for his contribution to the performing arts and ongoing charity work

For a good cause: The Hollywood heartthrob is a patron for the Australian Childhood Foundation and donated $1million to the 2019 bushfire appeal

High praise: Chris was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for his contribution to the performing arts and ongoing charity work

Governor-General David Hurley congratulated the ‘unique’ recipients and said ‘their story deserves to be shared widely and celebrated’.

‘Collectively, they speak to who we are as a nation. There are countless examples of selflessness, commitment and dedication. There is diversity and there are examples of exceptional achievement in almost every field imaginable,’ he said.

He added: ‘To the individuals being recognised today… thank you for your service and congratulations on being recognised by your peers and your nation.’  

Warm welcome: The Marvel Universe star was spotted stepping off a private jet in Sydney, before being greeted by ground staff on the tarmac

Warm welcome: The Marvel Universe star was spotted stepping off a private jet in Sydney, before being greeted by ground staff on the tarmac

Entourage: He disembarked via a flight of stairs at the front of the aircraft, and was accompanied by a male friend, who followed closely behind him

Entourage: He disembarked via a flight of stairs at the front of the aircraft, and was accompanied by a male friend, who followed closely behind him

Dressed down: Chris appeared to have been dressed for comfort, stepping off the flight in a pair of black tracksuit pants

That way: After stepping onto the tarmac, Chris appeared to have been given directions by a female staff member, who pointed towards something

Dressed down: Chris appeared to have been dressed for comfort, stepping off the flight in a pair of black tracksuit pants

Chris is yet to comment on making the prestigious honours list.

The Marvel Universe star was spotted stepping off a private jet in Sydney, before being greeted by ground staff on the tarmac.

He disembarked via a flight of stairs at the front of the aircraft, and was accompanied by a male friend, who followed closely behind him.

Keeping it casual: The Thor star also wore a loose-fitting cream-coloured hooded sweatshirt and white sneakers

Keeping it casual: The Thor star also wore a loose-fitting cream-coloured hooded sweatshirt and white sneakers

Capping it off: The Byron Bay-based star rounded out his ensemble with a nude-coloured baseball cap and sunglasses

Capping it off: The Byron Bay-based star rounded out his ensemble with a nude-coloured baseball cap and sunglasses

Caffeine fix: Clearly in need of a pick-me-up, Chris was soon handed a takeaway cup of coffee, which he carried as he made his way over to a waiting car

Caffeine fix: Clearly in need of a pick-me-up, Chris was soon handed a takeaway cup of coffee, which he carried as he made his way over to a waiting car

Chris appeared to have been dressed for comfort, stepping off the flight in a pair of black tracksuit pants.

He also wore a loose-fitting cream-coloured hooded sweatshirt and white sneakers.

The Byron Bay-based star rounded out his ensemble with a nude-coloured baseball cap and sunglasses.

Making a statement: Governor-General David Hurley congratulated the 'unique' recipients and said 'their story deserves to be shared widely and celebrated'

'Collectively, they speak to who we are as a nation. There are countless examples of selflessness, commitment and dedication,' said the Governor-General

Making a statement: Governor-General David Hurley congratulated the ‘unique’ recipients and said ‘their story deserves to be shared widely and celebrated’

'To the individuals being recognised today... thank you for your service and congratulations on being recognised by your peers and your nation,' said the Governor-General

‘To the individuals being recognised today… thank you for your service and congratulations on being recognised by your peers and your nation,’ said the Governor-General

After stepping onto the tarmac, Chris appeared to have been given directions by a female staff member, who pointed towards something.

Clearly in need of a pick-me-up, Chris was soon handed a takeaway cup of coffee, which he carried as he made his way over to a waiting car.

He seemed amiable, happily chatting with ground staff as he walked across the airport.  

Staying hydrated: As he stood in front of a black Mercedes, a female ground staffer offered him a bottle of what appeared to be orange juice

Breakfast to go: He also took some food, having seemingly arrived feeling peckish from the flight

Staying hydrated: As he stood in front of a black Mercedes, a female ground staffer offered him a bottle of what appeared to be orange juice

Still the same: In an interview with GQ Australia in March, Chris spoke about remaining down-to-earth, despite skyrocketing to global superstardom

Still the same: In an interview with GQ Australia in March, Chris spoke about remaining down-to-earth, despite skyrocketing to global superstardom

As he stood in front of a black Mercedes, a female ground staffer offered him a bottle of what appeared to be orange juice.

He also took some food, having seemingly arrived feeling peckish from the flight.

In an interview with GQ Australia in March, Chris spoke about remaining down-to-earth, despite skyrocketing to global superstardom.  

Hollywood's nice guy: He seemed amiable, happily chatting with ground staff as he walked across the airport

Hollywood’s nice guy: He seemed amiable, happily chatting with ground staff as he walked across the airport

'We are a product of our environment mostly, so it's about the company you keep and I had great parents and role models growing up,' he told GQ Australia

‘We are a product of our environment mostly, so it’s about the company you keep and I had great parents and role models growing up,’ he told GQ Australia

'I'm always motivated to be better - whether that be a better person or father, husband, friend, work colleague,' he said

‘I’m always motivated to be better – whether that be a better person or father, husband, friend, work colleague,’ he said

‘We are a product of our environment mostly, so it’s about the company you keep and I had great parents and role models growing up,’ he explained.

‘I’m always motivated to be better – whether that be a better person or father, husband, friend, work colleague. I think we all have that duty and obligation to never get too comfortable and just [ask], “What else can we give and do? What positive effect can we have on things?” 

‘I guess that comes from my parents and my upbringing, but for whatever reason it’s always been there in my centre and I think that’s always kept me in check.’ 

'I guess that comes from my parents and my upbringing, but for whatever reason it's always been there in my centre and I think that's always kept me in check,' he said

‘I guess that comes from my parents and my upbringing, but for whatever reason it’s always been there in my centre and I think that’s always kept me in check,’ he said

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