Celebrating our remarkable alumni
The University's Outstanding Alumni Awards recognise and celebrate the diverse achievements of alumni, across their fields of endeavour and in their communities.
There are two levels of winners:
- Academic Group Winners
- Overall University Winners
Outstanding Alumnus Award - Academic Group Winners 2019
Raising the bar
Dr Ian Richard Lloyd Freckelton QC
A distinguished 30 year career in law including oversight of some of the country's most complex cases of the time.
International hotelier rises to the top
Dr Jennifer Cronin
Hotel openings, cyber-security threats and cultivating young talent is all in a day's work.
Positive maternal influence
Dr Barry Kirby AO
An unlikely hero in a landscape of overburdened and unsupported PNG healthcare workers.
International research partnerships
Dr Peter Horne
A career of applying science to agriculture has benefited international communities.
Outstanding Young Alumnus Award - Academic Group Winners 2019
A desire to simply 'do something' led to the creation of a highly acclaimed cultural mecca.
Gender equality advocate
Changing the perceptions and expectations of parental care in Malaysia.
Promoting health equality
Dr Elizabeth Hamilton
A young doctor’s inspiring journey on the road to global health advancements.
Dr Johanna Nalau
A facilitator of discourse about climate change nationally and abroad.
Outstanding First Peoples Alumnus Award - Academic Group Winners 2019
Law / Arts
From the sand dunes of Stradbroke Island to the law courts of Victoria, social change is coming.
Dr Kerry Bodle
The first Indigenous Certified Public Accountant who became an 'accidental' academic.
Passed down learnings from the Ngunnawal women has led to cultural safe havens in the birthing suite.
Outstanding International Alumnus Award - Academic Group Winners 2019
Beating the odds
Just one sentence triggered a life changing ripple effect for disabled learners.
Jacob Hansen Karaduman
Through the generation of 'warm leads' an entire industry has been changed.
Ricky Patlunag Bunayog
Training and Development
Facilitating and sustaining the peace through education and training.
Dr Hum Gurung
An environmental mission has spread from a remote village to the world.