Honorary doctorates

Honorary doctorate recipients by year

2017

  • Madam Xu Lin
  • Professor Michael Schuetz
  • Professor Rodney Brooks
  • Professor Owen Peter Coaldrake, AO
  • Dr Jeannette Young

2016

  • Mrs Rhonda White, AO
  • Mr Terence White, AO

2015

  • Auntie Mary Graham
  • Dr Rosemary Anne Vilgan
  • Auntie Lilla Watson

2014

  • Dr Daryl Hanly, OAM
  • Dr Hugh Nalder

2013

  • Dr Laurie Cowled

2012

  • Professor Kenneth John Bowman, AM
  • Dr Jiang Haishan
  • Dr John Kotzas
  • Dr Raymond Kenneth Weekes

2011

  • Dr Amitabh Bachchan
  • Dr Melvyn John Bridges
  • Mr Timothy Vincent Fairfax, AC
  • Dr Glenn Gordon Poole
  • Her Excellency, Ms Penelope Wensley, AC

2010

  • Dr Rosemary Barrington Bryant, AO

2009

  • Professor David Gardiner, AM (Deceased)
  • The Honourable Justice Margaret McMurdo, AC
  • Dr Douglas Francis McTaggart
  • Dr Kerry O'Brien

2008

  • Dr Wang Bintai
  • Dr Dale Leslie Gilbert, PSM
  • Dr Keith Graham Hilless, AM
  • Dr Mary Magee, OAM
  • Daqtin Datin Asariah Bt Mior Shaharuddin

2007

  • The Honourable Dr Peter Douglas Beattie, AC
  • Professor John Anthony Hay, AC
  • Dr John Francis Puttick
  • Dr Lyndon Terracini, AM

2006

  • Emeritus Professor Peter Ronald Andrews, AO
  • Dr Phillip Bacon, AM
  • The Honourable Justice Geoffrey Lance Davies, AO
  • Dr Herbert James Elliott, AC, MBE
  • The Honourable Dr Timothy Fischer, AC
  • Professor Vicki Sara, AO

2005

  • Dr Cherrell Hirst, AO
  • Dr Narayana Murthy
  • Dr Florence Valmai Pidgeon, AM

2004

  • Dr Noel Geoffrey Barton, AM
  • Dam Quentin Alice Louise Bryce, AD, CVO
  • Dr Samuel Hewlings Chisholm, AO
  • Professor Hermann Barry Collin, AM
  • Dr David Michael Gray
  • Dr James Oswald Little, AO (Deceased)
  • Tan Sri Datuk Dr Lay Swee Ng
  • Dr Penny Estelle Tripcony, AM

2003

  • The Honourable Dr Tom Burns, AO (Deceased)
  • Dr George Edward Chapman, AO
  • Dr Terrence Austin Cutler
  • The Honourable Sir Llewellyn Roy Edwards, AC
  • Emeritus Professor Robert Dennis Gibson, AO
  • Dr Stephanie Paul
  • Dr John Boyd Reid, AO
  • The Honourable Justice John M Robertson
  • The Honourable Dr Tom Farquhar Shepherdson, QC
  • Dr John Neil Simpson
  • Professor Fiona Juliet Stanley, AC
  • Madam Wu Qidi

2002

  • Emeritus Professor John Bloomfield, AM
  • Dr Joseph Elu, AO
  • Dr Judith Anne Hancock
  • Dr Clem Jones, AO (Deceased)
  • Dr Walter Steven Jones
  • Emeritus Professor Robert Lynton Stable, AM
  • Professor Leslie Roy Webb, AO
  • Dr Huai Yuan Liu

2001

  • Mr Martin Carl Albrecht, AC
  • Dr Mariko Bando
  • Professor George Robert Blakley, Jr
  • Dr Brian Francis Johns, AO (Deceased)
  • The Honourable Wayne Keith Goss (Deceased)
  • Dr Gerald Anthony Murphy, AM
  • Dr Vincent John O'Rourke, AM
  • Dr Ivy Bartz Shultz, MBE, OAM, FNM (Deceased)
  • Dr Dae Spender, AM
  • Dr Robin Ann Sullivan
  • Mr Steven Monteith Wilson, AM

2000

  • Dr Robert Vincent Anderson, OAM
  • Mr Ronald Kevin Boyle (Deceased)
  • Dr Colin William Maxwell Dillon, AM, APM
  • Dr Alan Druery, OAM
  • Dr Clyde Gilmour, AM (Deceased)
  • Dr Graham Neville Hughes, AM
  • Dr James Patrick O'Sullivan, AC, APM
  • Professor Harvey Alick Whiteford, AM
  • Professor Muhammed Yunus

1999

  • Major General (Retired) Peter Maurice Arnison, AC, CVO
  • Professor Barry Leighton Cole, AO
  • The Honourable Sir William Patrick Deane, AC, KBE
  • Dr Graham John Drummond
  • Dr Frank Charles Haly, AO (Deceased)
  • Dr Lionel Norman Ledlie, AM (Deceased)
  • Dr Margaret Reynolds
  • Dr James Gerald Soorley, AM
  • Dr Mary Elizabeth White, AM
  • Dr Molly Alice Woodward (Deceased)

1998

  • Emeritus Professor Maxwell Howard Brennan, AO
  • Dr Leslie John Dwyer
  • Dr Elizabeth Anne Byrne Henderson, AM
  • Dr Anthony Gerald Gould, AM
  • Dr WIlliam Francis Robinson, AO
  • Jui-yueg Tsai (Deceased)
  • Dr Mandawuy Djarrtjuntjun Yunupingu, AM (Deceased)

1997

  • Dr Thomas E Cain, AM (Deceased)
  • Professor Frank Tenison Brennan, SJ, AO
  • The Honourable Dr John Sydney Dawkins, AO
  • Sister Angela Mary Doyle, AO, RSM
  • Professor Lowitja (Lois) O'Donoghue, AC, CBE
  • Dr Ronald Desmond Paul, AM (Deceased)

1996

  • Dr Ian George Cameron, AM
  • Dr Jeffrey John William Siganto, AM (Deceased)
  • Dr Lloyd Spencer Zampatti

1995

  • Dr Ruth Cracknell, AM (Deceased)
  • Emeritus Professor Ralph Leonard Doherty, AO (Deceased)
  • Sister Regis Mary Dunne, AO, RSM
  • Dr Gerald Edward Fitzgerald, AC, QC
  • Dr James Joseph Kennedy, AO, CBE, FCA
  • Dr Victor Pullar, AO (Deceased)
  • Professor Brian Wilson, AO

1994

  • The Honourable Dr Michael John Ahern, AO
  • Dr Norman Coldham-Fussell, AO
  • Dr Kathleen Mercy Dickinson, AM (Deceased)
  • Dr Erik Finger, AO
  • Dr Joan Estelle Godfrey, OBE
  • The Right Reverend and Honourable Peter John Hollingworth, AC, OBE
  • Dr Joan Penride (Deceased)
  • Professor Kevin William Ryan, CBE, RED, QC (Deceased)

1993

  • Dr William H Blair, OAM
  • Dr Peter Botsman, AM (Deceased)
  • Dr Mary Leneen Forde, AC
  • Emeritus Professor Betty Watts, OBE (Deceased)

1992

  • Professor Frederick Cossom Hollows, AC (Deceased)
  • Dr Carl Russell McConnell, OAM (Deceased)
  • Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Deceased)

1991

  • The Honourable Sir Walter Campbell, AC, QC (Deceased)

1989

  • Dr Jack Parkinson, OBE (Deceased)