Past award winners

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  • person-postgraduate Emeritus Laureate Professor minus-thin plus-thin

    The title of Emeritus Laureate Professor is an honour conferred by the University on a retired academic staff member holding the title of Emeritus Professor in recognition of distinguished service to the University.

    2012

    • Emeritus Laureate Professor John Ralston AO
  • person Honorary Doctorates minus-thin plus-thin

    Council confers the degree of Doctor of the University in recognition of distinction by the person in public service or service to the University, or in recognition of distinguished contribution by the person in a field of academic endeavour and in accordance with University policy Honorary Degrees. 

    2021

    • Dr Robyn Archer AO

    2020

    • Mr Philip Liggett MBE
    • Mr Neil Gaiman

    2019

    • Ms Anna Meares OAM
    • Ms Gillian Hicks AM MBE FRSA
    • Dr Kumi Naidoo
    • Dr Rosemary Bryant AO
    • Professor Fiona Stanley AC
    • Ms Natasha Stott Despoja AO
    • Mr Michael Hickinbotham
    • The Hon Dr Brendan Nelson AO
    • Mr Jim McDowell
    • Mr Adam Goodes

    2018

    • Mr Eric Idle
    • The Honourable Greg Combet AM
    • Mr Peter Gago AC
    • Mr William (Bill) Muirhead AM
    • Ms Deborah Cheetham AO
    • Adjunct Associate Professor Monica Oliphant AO

    2017

    • Dr Curtis Wong
    • The Hon Julia Gillard AC
    • Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK, AFC (Ret'd)
    • Mr Kevin O'Loughlin OAM
    • The Hon John Mansfield AM QC
    • Dr Ian Gould AM
    • Mrs Janet Holmes à Court AC  
    • Emeritus Professor MaryAnn Bin-Sallik AO
    • Mr Thomas Keneally AO

    2016

    • Mr Jack Manning Bancroft
    • Professor Gary Banks AO
    • Mrs Marie Coleman AO
    • Ms Evonne Goolagong Cawley AO MBE
    • Ms Maggie Beer AM
    • Professor Lord Anthony Giddens
    • Mr John Barry Humphries AO CBE

    2015

    • Professor Robyn Williams AM
    • Professor Gerald Goodhardt (deceased)

    2014

    • Dr Wolf Blass AM
    • Major General Charles Bolden Jr.
    • Professor Peter Høj AC
    • Dr Anne Summers AO
    • Sir Terence Pratchett OBE (deceased)
    • Dr Jane Goodall DBE
    • The Honourable Quentin Bryce AD CVO
    • Professor Brian Burdekin AO
    • Professor Mary McAleese
    • Mr Vinton G Cerf
    • Mr Peter Gabriel

    2013

    • Mr Sydney Ball (deceased)
    • The Honourable Robyn Layton AO QC
    • Mr Michael Heard
    • The Honourable Alexander Downer AC

    2012

    • Ms Fiona Hall AO

    2011

    • Ms Alice McCleary
    • Professor Ashis Nandy
    • Emeritus Professor Maxwell Brennan AO
    • Mr Jeffrey Smart AO (deceased)

    2010

    • Adjunct Professor Neil Bryans AM
    • Professor Brian Vincent

    2009

    • Mr David Klingberg AO
    • Mr Martin Albrecht AC
    • Professor Jarl Rosenholm

    2008

    • Dr Pamela Ryan OAM
    • Mr Milton Moon AM (deceased)

    2007

    • Professor Leanna Read
    • Emeritus Professor Denise Bradley AC (deceased)
    • Professor Don Bursill AM
    • Dr Ron Radford AM

    2006

    • Mr Norton Jackson, AM  (deceased)
    • Mr Mike Rann, AC
    • Hon Susan Ryan, AO

    2005

    • Professor Andrew Ehrenberg (deceased)
    • Professor Frank Bass (deceased)
    • Dr Julian Burnside, QC
    • Mr Leon Davis, AO
    • Professor R Natarajan
    • Dr Gregor Ramsey AM (deceased)
    • Dr Simon Wong

    2004

    • Mr Phillip Adams, AO
    • Mr Stephen Page, AM

    2003

    • Professor Zhang Xiaowei
    • Mr Maurice de Rohan, AO OBE (deceased)
    • Dr Yuan Tseh Lee
    • Dr Alfred Huang, AM

    2002

    • Ms Dagmar Egen, AM
    • Prof Eleanor Ramsay (deceased)

    2001

    • Hon Justice Michael Kirby, AC CMG

    2000

    • Dr Patricia Crook, AO
    • Adjunct Prof Lyndsay Connors AM
    • Dr Malcolm Kinnaird AC (deceased)
    • Mr Rick Allert, AO
    • Mr Kym Bonython, AC  (deceased)

    1999

    • Professor Lyndall Ryan
    • Dr Colin Thiele, AC (deceased)
    • The Hon Dr Basil Hetzel, AC (deceased)

    1998

    • Mr Nelson Mandela (deceased)
    • Hon RJL Hawke AC (deceased)
    • Mr Bruce Webb (deceased)
    • Dr Julian Clark
    • Ms Ruth Tuck, AO (deceased)
    • Dr Don Williams, AO (deceased)
    • Dr Alice Rigney, AO (deceased)

    1997

    • Mr Daniel Thomas, AM
    • Ms Sue Vardon, AO
    • Mr John Moriarty, AM
    • Hon Justice Samuel Jacobs, AO (deceased)
    • Dr S (Max) Richards

    1996

    • Mr Archie Barton, AM (deceased) 
    • Dr Betty Davis, AM (deceased)
    • Hon Justice John Von Doussa AO QC
    • Ms Wendy McCarthy, AO
    • Hon  Dr John Dawkins, AO
    • Sir Eric Neal, AC, CVO

    1995

    • Ms Doreen Kartinyeri (deceased)
    • Dr David Pank AM (deceased)
    • Dr Christobel Mattingley, AM (deceased)
    • Dr James CY Soong

    1994

    • Ms Anne Deveson, AO (deceased)
    • Mr Gavin Walkley, AM (deceased)
    • Mr John Uhrig, AC
    • Dame Roma Mitchell, AC, DBE (deceased)

    1993

    • Mr John McDonald AM (deceased)
    • Dr Jean Blackburn, AO (deceased)
    • Professor Lowitja O’Donoghue, AC, CBE, DSJ
    • Ms Alison Crook, AO
    • Dr James May
  • person-generic Emeritus Professor minus-thin plus-thin

    The title of Emeritus Professor is an honour conferred by the University on a retired academic staff member holding the title of Professor in recognition of distinguished service to the University and in accordance with University policy: Emeritus Professor

    2021

    • Professor Andreas (Andy) Koronios
    • Professor Graham Brown
    • Professor Robert Hattam
    • Professor Larry Lockshin
    • Professor Carol Grech

    2020

    • Emeritus Professor Jordan Louviere
    • Emeritus Professor Tanya Monro
    • Emeritus Professor Mads Gaardboe
    • Emeritus Professor Christopher Saint
    • Emeritus Professor Wasim Saman
    • Emeritus Professor Rick Sarre

    2019

    • Emeritus Professor Jason White
    • Emeritus Professor Robert Vink AM
    • Emeritus Professor Tony Winefield (deceased)
    • Emeritus Professor Hans Greisser

    2018

    • Emeritus Professor Rhonda Sharp AM

    2017

    • Emeritus Professor Claire Woods
    • Emeritus Professor Roger Harris
    • Emeritus Professor David Corkindale
    • Emeritus Professor Kerin O'Dea AO
    • Emeritus Professor Richard Head

    2016

    • Emeritus Professor Suzanne Franzway
    • Emeritus Professor Kay Lawrence AM
    • Emeritus Professor Mervyn Lewis

    2015

    • Emeritus Professor Barbara Pocock
    • Emeritus Professor Bruce Johnson

    2014

    • Emeritus Professor Gerry Griffin

    2012

    • Emeritus Professor Roger Smart
    • Emeritus Professor Andrew Gilbert  AM (deceased)
    • Emeritus Professor Michael Taylor

    2011

    • Emeritus Professor Mary Barton AO
    • Emeritus Hilary Winchester

    2010

    • Emeritus Professor Stephen Hamnett
    • Emeritus Professor Philip Howlett
    • Emeritus Professor Dorothy Scott OAM

    2009

    • Emeritus Professor Alan Reid AM
    • Emeritus Professor Marjory Ebbeck

    2008

    • Emeritus Professor Michael Rowan
    • Emeritus Professor Paul Hughes AM FACE

    2007

    • Emeritus Professor Bruce King
    • Emeritus Professor Denise Bradley AC (deceased)
    • Emeritus Professor Robin King 

    2006

    • Emeritus Professor Ian Davey
    • Emeritus Professor Alison Mackinnon AM
    • Emeritus Professor Robert Crotty

    2004

    • Emeritus Professor Kevin O’Brien

    2003

    • Emeritus Professor Kym Adey AM (deceased)

    2002

    • Emeritus Professor Freda Briggs AO (deceased)
    • Emeritus Professor Ruth Grant AM

    2000

    • Emeritus Professor Michael Miller AO
    • Emeritus Professor Lloyd Sansom  AO

    1999

    • Emeritus Professor Henry d’Assumpcao AO FTSE

    1998

    • Emeritus Professor Colin Bourke (deceased)
    • Emeritus Professor David Lee
    • Emeritus Professor David Robinson
    • Emeritus Professor Robert Smyth
    • Emeritus Professor Kenneth Atkins (deceased)

    1997

    • Emeritus Professor Robert Northcote (deceased)

    1992

    • Emeritus Professor Alan Mead OBE (deceased)

     

  • person-generic-copy University Fellows minus-thin plus-thin

    Council confers the Honorary Award of University Fellow in recognition of substantial continuous support for the University and in accordance with University policy: University Fellows.

    2021

    • Mr Paul Flynn
    • Ms Jillian Saunders

    2019

    • Hon Trish White AM
    • Mr Patrick Jonker
    • Mr Terry Evans AM

    2018

    • Mr Guy Maron AM

    2017

    • Ms Ruth Blenkiron

    2016

    • Mr Barry Pearce

    2015

    • Dr Anna Ciccarelli
    • Mr Bruce Linn AM
    • Mr Theo Maras AM

    2014

    • Ms Elizabeth Ho OAM
    • Adjunct Associate Professor Adrian Vicary
    • Adjunct Professor Dennis Mulcahy

    2013

    • Mr Terry Weston
    • Mr Bill Cossey AM (deceased)

    2010

    • Ms Jan Lowe
    • Mr Peter Smith

    2009

    • Dr Kia Ngee Chew

    2008

    • Mr Kelvin Trimper AM

    2007

    • Mr Stephen Hains
    • Mrs Li Yian Lin

    2006

    • Mr Andrew Chen
    • Mr Yeong Chee Meng

    2005

    • Mr Ian Hardy AM
    • Mr Gordon Ingkatji (deceased)
    • Professor Jong Taik Lee (deceased)

    2004

    • Mrs Elizabeth (Liz) Watson (deceased)
    • Mr Eric Granger
    • Dr Lewis O’Brien AO
    • Dr Geoff Wood

    2002

    • Mr Wallace Cameron

    1999

    • Mr Norton Jackson, AM (deceased)
    • Mr Frank Lampard OAM
    • Mr John Heard AM
    • Mr Earle Scott, OAM  (deceased)
    • Mr Malcolm Colegate
    • Mr Richard (Dick) Fidock. AO