2017

August ceremonies

Tuesday 15 August, 10.30am
Guest speaker: Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK, AFC (Ret'd)

Honorary Doctorate recipient:
Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK, AFC (Ret'd)
Citation given by: Professor Simon Beecham

Honorary Doctorate recipient: Mr Kevin O'Loughlin OAM
Citation given by: Professor Simon Beecham

Tuesday 15 August, 3.00pm
Guest speaker: Mr Leigh Clifford AO, Chairman, Qantas Airways Limited
View Speech: (PDF 199KB)

Emeritus Professor recipient: Professor Claire Woods
Citation given by: Professor Denise Meredyth

Emeritus Professor recipient: Professor Roger Harris
Citation given by: Professor Denise Meredyth

Wednesday 16 August, 10.30am
Guest speaker: Ms Ruth Blenkiron
View Speech: (PDF 195KB)

University Fellow recipient: Ms Ruth Blenkiron
Citation given by: Professor David Lloyd

Emeritus Professor recipient: Professor Kerin O'Dea AO 
Citation given by: Professor Robert Vink

Wednesday 16 August, 3.00pm
Guest speaker: The Honourable John Mansfield AM QC
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Honorary Doctorate recipient: The Honourable John Mansfield AM QC
Citation given by: Professor Marie Wilson

Emeritus Professor recipient: Professor David Corkindale
Citation given by: Professor Marie Wilson

March ceremonies

Monday 27 March, 3.00pm
Guest speaker: Dr Ian Gould AM
View Speech: (PDF 16KB)

Honorary Doctorate recipient: Dr Ian Gould AM
Citation given by: Professor David Lloyd

Tuesday 28 March, 10.30am
Guest speaker: Mr Adam Goodes

Tuesday 28 March, 3.00pm
Guest speaker: Mrs Janet Holmes à Court

Honorary Doctorate recipient: Mrs Janet Holmes à Court
Citation given by: Professor Simon Beecham

Emeritus Professor recipient: Professor Richard Head
Citation given by: Professor Simon Beecham

Wednesday 29 March, 10.30am
Guest speaker: Emeritus Professor MaryAnne Bin-Sallik AC
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Honorary Doctorate recipient: Emeritus Professor MaryAnne Bin-Sallik AC
Citation given by: Professor Denise Meredyth

Wednesday 29 March, 3.00pm
Guest speaker: Mr Thomas Keneally AO

Honorary Doctorate recipient: Mr Thomas Keneally AO
Citation given by: Professor Denise Meredyth

Thursday 30 March, 10.30am
Guest speaker: Her Excellency Menna Rawlings CMG
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Thursday 30 March, 3.00pm
Guest speaker: Dr Thinethavone Southphommasane

Friday 31 March, 10.30am
Guest speaker: Adjunct Associate Professor Elizabeth Dabars AM

Friday 31 March, 3.00pm
Guest speaker: Professor Lorimer Moseley
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Doctor of Science Higher Doctorate recipient: Professor Lorimer Moseley
Citation given by: Professor Tanya Monro


Mount Gambier

Friday 7 April, 3.00pm
Guest speaker: Mr Mark McShane


Whyalla

Friday 5 May, 11.00am
Guest speaker: Mr Mitchell Ollington


 

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