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Gallery of Achievement 2019


The Gallery of Achievement

The Camberwell Grammar School Gallery of Achievement was established to acknowledge and celebrate the success of generations of Old Camberwell Grammarians. It is an ongoing, evolving project, which aims to inspire current and future students to pursue excellence in a wide range of careers, community service and sport. A detailed biography of each Old Boy will be included in a Gallery of Achievement Perpetual File, to be held in the Camberwell Grammar School Development Office. Note: The year in brackets following the inductees’ names indicates the year they completed, or would have completed, Year 12 at Camberwell Grammar School.


Mr Thomas Heath ALLAN (2005) Tom Allan began playing hockey at the age of five. He played in the CGS First Hockey team from when he entered Year 7 until he captained the team in Year 12. He represented Victoria each year in his age group up to and including Under 21. This success led him to be included in the Victorian Institute of Sport program for four years. While playing Outdoor Hockey he was introduced to the new sport of Indoor Hockey and he was attracted by the pace, high skill level and tactics required. From 2004 to 2008 he represented Victoria in his new sport and in 2008 was selected in the Australian squad. In 2009 Tom played for Australia in the Indoor Tri-Nations Tournament in England and Scotland and was the leading goal scorer for Australia. He stayed on in Scotland after this tournament, gaining international experience in the prestigious Euro Hockey Indoor Club Championships. In 2010 Tom was again selected in the Australian team and represented Australia against Russia, Czech Republic and Poland.

Inducted 2011


Mr Tim ALTMAN (1984) Tim Altman has been involved with Kayaking and Surf Life Saving for over 30 years as an athlete and a coach. As an athlete he has won numerous Victorian and Australian medals and titles in both Flatwater and Surf Kayaking, culminating in representing Australia in the Flatwater/Sprint Kayak teams in 1985 and 1990. While he still paddles competitively, Tim now focuses on coaching and he coaches paddlers from novice to international level, including athletes aiming for Olympic selection. Tim’s interest in fitness led him to a career in Clinical Naturopathy, where he focuses on using nutrition and natural medicine modalities to complement conventional medical strategies.

Inducted 2011


Mr Ian Bamfield ANGUS OAM (1948) Ian Angus was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2006 for service to electronic engineering, particularly through the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, and to the community. Ian had 35 years at RMIT where he pioneered training programs for the television industry, both broadcast and receiving. He retired as Vice Principal of the Technical College in 1988 after a long teaching and administrative career. He was an examiner for the Australian Broadcasting Control Board and a consultant to Silliman University in the Philippines for the International Development Program of Australian Universities and Colleges and a member of a Mission to Nanjing Institute of Technology. Ian was a Member, Australian College of Education; Member, Engineers Australia; Senior Member, Institute of Radio and Electronics Engineers (Aust); Fellow, Television and Electronics Institute of Australia and presenter of papers to professional institutions. On retirement from RMIT Ian had 12 years of consulting. Ian’s other interests have included Charter Membership of the Rotary Club of Central Melbourne, Sunrise; Member and Treasurer of the Collins Street Baptist Church; Board Member of Urban Seed and Hon. Secretary and Treasurer of the Gospel Hall Trust.

Inducted 2006


Mr Mitchell David ANJOU AM (1978) Mitchell Anjou was appointed the Order of Australia for his significant service to optometry and public health, particularly in the Indigenous community, as a researcher, clinician and educator. He is a Senior Research Fellow at the Indigenous Eye Health Unit, Melbourne School of Population Health at the University of Melbourne, a position he has held since 2010. Before taking this role, Mitchell held a range of positions in optometry including Senior Fellow, Department of Optometry, University of Melbourne, 1991–2008; Councillor, Australian College of Optometry, 1992–1996 and 2007; Director, Optometry Clinic, 1992–2010; Coordinator, Clinical School, 1989–2004 and Manager, Victorian Eyecare Service, 2001–2010. He led the expansion of eye care services for a range of disadvantaged groups in Melbourne and country Victoria, including the homeless, those with an intellectual disability, and those in aged care facilities. He was instrumental in establishing an eye clinic at the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service, in 1997. These services further expanded in partnership with the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation in 2000–2010 and he established a network of visiting optometry services in Aboriginal Medical Services throughout Victoria. As well as his research and clinical work, Mitchell has been a Board Member of the Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand since 2011; a Practitioner Member, Registration and Notifications Committee, Optometry Board of Australia, since 2010; former VicePresident, Optometrists Registration Board of Victoria, for 2 years; a Member of the Victorian Optometrists Training and Education Trust, since 2010, and has been involved in the Optometrists Association of Australia in both the Victorian Branch and Federal Branches. Mitchell has been a Fellow of the Australian College of Optometry since 1985.

Inducted 2013


Professor Neil Wilfred ARCHBOLD (1969) Neil Archbold was Professor and Personal Chair in Palaeontology at the School of Ecology and Environment at Deakin University. He was also the Coordinator of Earth Sciences at the University. Neil spent much of his professional life as an educator and researcher in the fields of earth history, stratigraphy, biostratigraphy, palaeobiogeography, and evolution of life, extinction events and the history of science. He authored over one hundred scientific works and was an active, longterm member of many top scientific bodies including the Royal Society of Victoria, the Geological Society of Australia and the Paleontological Society of USA. Neil was known and respected nationally and internationally for his research and teaching and for his service to his profession.

(1950–2005)

Inducted 2007


Mr Wayne ARTHURS (1988) Wayne Arthurs has represented Australia in The Davis Cup since 1999, and represented Australia in the 2004 Olympic team. Wayne began playing tennis on the international professional tennis circuit in 1990 and in that time has had many career highlights. These include reaching the semi-finals in Doubles at Wimbledon, the US Open, the French Open and the Australian Open, and being a member of the winning ATP team in the World Team Championships in 2001. He has been ranked as high as ninth in the world in doubles and forty-fourth in the world in singles. In 2003 Wayne won four ATP titles and teamed with fellow Australian Paul Hanley, to play in the Tennis Masters Cup—a competition for the eight best doubles pairs in the world. He was awarded the Australian Sports Medal in 2000.

Inducted 2004


Mr James Kenneth (Ken) ATOCK (1939) James Kenneth (Ken) Atock, VX-5403 of the 2/7th. Infantry Battalion, 6th. Division AIF was awarded with ‘Mentioned-inDespatches’ approved by King George VI in recognition of his gallant and distinguished service in the field during the Second World War. Ken was the first Camberwell Grammar School student to enlist for service in WWII aged only 18 years. He registered on the first day the newly formed 2nd AIF was established at Puckapunyal. Ken’s academic ability was quickly recognised by the Army and he was assigned to the intelligence section of the 2/7th Battalion. He performed intelligence activities and training in Egypt and Palestine and then went on to fight in active service in Libya, mainland Greece and Crete. Ken was taken as a prisoner-of-war during the chaotic evacuation of the allied forces from Crete. During his incarceration in the POW camp, he secretly compiled intelligence information on the enemy. His notes recorded the military tactics, arms used, numbers of aircraft and troop movements in minute detail—everything of military value about the enemies’ invasion of Crete. Ken knew it was important to get this information to the AIF high command in Alexandria. He attempted to escape from the POW camp but was killed by machine gun fire on the fence wire by prison guards. At CGS in Form V in 1936, aged 15, Ken designed, built and launched an experimental rocket at Fisherman’s Bend for the purpose of transporting mail. Ken’s achievements in rocketry were reported around Australia and recorded in the Crome collection of the National Library of Australia as the ‘Rarest of all Australian Rocket Firings’. The Australian War Memorial in Canberra has preserved Ken’s rockets as important historical and war related artefacts. The ‘Kenneth Atock Memorial Scholarship’ was established in 1976, by bequest, to support Camberwell Grammar School students’ academic performance in scientific education with the emphasis on space and rocketry.

(1921–1941) Inducted 2012


Dr Nigel Paul AYLOTT (1983) Nigel Aylott was an outstanding academic and sportsman. He was Dux of Camberwell Grammar School, completed a double Honours Degree in Science (1986) and Engineering (1988) at Monash University, a PhD in Telecommunications Engineering (1994) and a Master of Business Administration (1998) also at Monash University. Whilst at university he played club hockey, played in the university orchestra, and played cornet with the Box Hill City Band. He had a distinguished 14 years career with Telstra, culminating in his appointment as Senior Integration Architect. Nigel began his outdoors adventure career with the Monash Bushwalking Club, and went on to State, National and International Championships in rogaining, as well as being a leader in the administration of his chosen sport. Nigel’s sporting achievements include World Rogaining Champion (Canada) 1998; Australian Ultra Runners of Australia, 50 mile and 50 km track champion, five time winner; Australian Three Peaks Race Champion, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004; and Australian Rogaining Champion 2001 and 2002.

(1966–2004)

Inducted 2005


Clive Latham Baillieu, 1st Baron BAILLIEU KBE, CMG (1907) Clive Latham Baillieu studied law at the University of Melbourne, graduated from Magdalen College, Oxford University, with the degree of Master of Arts, and was admitted to practice as a Barrister at Law in 1914. He gained the rank of Major in the Australian Imperial Forces during World War l, and gained the rank of Temporary LieutenantColonel in the Royal Flying Corps. He was invested as an Officer, Order of the British Empire in 1918, as a Companion, Order of St Michael and St George in 1929, and as a Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire in 1938. From 1942 until his retirement he held many senior positions in government and industry. These included Chairman of Central Mining and Investment Corporation between 1945 and 1955; Head of British Trade Mission to Argentina in 1944; Chairman of Dunlop Rubber Company 1949–1957; Director of English, Scottish and Australian Bank Limited and Joint President of Dalgety and New Zealand Loan Ltd. He was created 1st Baron Baillieu of Sefton, Commonwealth of Australia and of Parkwood Co. Surrey, UK, in 1953.

(1889–1967)

Inducted 2006


Mr William Benbow BALLARD (1932) William (Bill) Ballard had a distinguished school career both academically and in sport—he was one of the first recipients of the prestigious Triple Colour Pocket. Bill continued his sporting success after leaving school, representing Australia in Hockey against India, New Zealand and Pakistan. Bill joined the Army as a volunteer in 1940, and served in Townsville, Milne Bay and Borneo, reaching the rank of Captain. His working life was spent predominately in marketing, firstly with William Angliss Meat Products and later with the State Electricity Commission, where he established the reputation of being one of Australia’s most successful marketers. He was awarded a number of prestigious marketing awards through his career and he pioneered the teaching of marketing at RMIT University and Mt Eliza Business School.

(1914–2001)

Inducted 2005


Brigadier Charles Stanley BARBER MC (1908) Charles Barber served in the Australian Army during WWI rising to the rank of Captain and being awarded the Military Cross. He served between the wars in the Citizens Military Force, and in WWII rose to the rank of Brigadier. Charles completed a Bachelor of Mining Engineering at the University of Melbourne. While at University in 1910, he joined the Melbourne University Rifles and reached the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. When WWI started, Charles was working in Broken Hill as a mining engineer where he enlisted on 29 August 1914 and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 3rd Field Company Engineers of the AIF. On 22 September 1914 he embarked from Melbourne for Alexandria with the 3rd Field Company. He trained in Mesopotamia and his company built and maintained a pontoon bridge over the Suez Canal until embarking for Gallipoli from Alexandria on 5 April 1915. Charles arrived at Anzac Cove about 10.30am on 25 April 1915, about five hours after the first troops landed to attack Turkish positions. On 27 July 1915 he transferred to 4th Field Company Engineers and was promoted to Captain. By 12 September 1915 he was leading the 4th Field Company at Lone Pine. On 29 January 1916 he was awarded the Military Cross. At the outbreak of WWII Charles was involved with the training of the 4th Infantry Brigade and in 1941 was promoted to Brigadier and later served in Papua New Guinea.

(1888–1965) Inducted 2012


Professor Stephen L BARKOCZY (1980) Stephen Barkoczy is a Professor of Law in the Faculty of Law at Monash University where he lectures in taxation law. He holds BA, LLB, M Tax Law and PhD degrees from Monash and is the author of a number of legal textbooks. Stephen is a recipient of Monash University’s Vice Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence and a recipient of an Australian Learning and Teaching Council Award for Teaching Excellence. In 2008, he received the Prime Minister’s Award for Australian University Teacher of the Year.

Inducted 2009


Mr Andrew David BARR (1977) Andrew Barr completed a Bachelor of Economics and a Master of Educational Studies at Monash University and a Diploma of Education at the University of Sydney. Andrew joined The Age newspaper as a journalist covering general news, business, politics and sport; he worked at The Age from 1983 until 1988. From 1988 until 1997 he taught at Scotch College, where he was a Boarding House Master and coached hockey and cricket. During this time Andrew spent some time at Merchant Taylors School in Watford, England. Before taking his current position in 2013 as Principal of Geelong College, Andrew was Head of the Caulfield Campus of Caulfield Grammar from 1998 until 2002, and Principal of Scotch Oakburn College in Launceston from 2002 until 2012. Andrew was the Regional Director of the Round Square Association of Schools from 2008 to 2011, and has held the positions of National Chair of the Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia (AHISA) and Director of the Principals’ Australia Institute.

Inducted 2013


Mr Samuel George BIRTLES (1939) Sam Birtles was awarded the Australian Sports Medal in 2000 for his service to sport, particularly squash. He was Founder of the Victorian Referees Association and its President for the first 10 years. He was involved with squash for 20 years—as a player, referee and administrator. Following distinguished military service in the RAAF, Sam returned to Melbourne and joined the Hampton Rovers Amateur Football Club, where he established a remarkable career, captaining the club, winning the A Grade Best and Fairest Award, and representing Victoria numerous times. After retiring as a player, Sam turned to umpiring and also played in and refereed squash tournaments. Even after having both legs amputated, Sam continued to be active in sport, both in administration of squash and in playing golf and surfing.

(1922–2001)

Inducted 2006


Reverend Dr Geoffrey Herbert BLACKBURN OAM (1931) Geoffrey Blackburn was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in 1997 for services to the Baptist Church, in particular through the Baptist Union of Australia, and the Baptist World Alliance. Since his ordination in 1939, Geoffrey has travelled all over the world in a variety of roles with the Baptist Church. These include Army Chaplain in the Pacific Islands, President of the Baptist World Alliance and President of the Baptist Union of Victoria. He has had an active life in several pastorates in the Baptist Church, and since retiring in 1986 has continued his pastoral work with retired Baptist ministers and ministers’ widows, as a member of Rotary International.

(1914–2014)

Inducted 2003


Mr John O BRENAN (1962) John Brenan studied English, History and Philosophy at Melbourne University then added a Bachelor of Education. John taught part time throughout his undergraduate years, but began teaching full time at Trinity Grammar, intending to help out for a term but enjoying it so much that he stayed eleven years. Experience in some tough UK schools, further qualifications from the University of London, posts in other Australian colleges, and part time lecturing at Melbourne and at Monash followed. In 1987 he became Principal of Eltham College. During his thirteen years there he initiated CBD-based special studies, now widely emulated. Overnewton Anglican College was his next school, after which he oversaw the establishment of the City Cite for Ballarat Grammar. Following an invitation from DEECD, John moved into school reviews and project management. As portfolio leader for a major international consultancy he oversaw projects for 300+ schools in Victoria, with equivalent numbers in the other states during the exciting if hectic years of ‘Building the Education Revolution’, the Australian government’s successful response to the GFC. A surprising last hurrah as a school Head was to help put Worawa Aboriginal College on a strong footing as a fully boarding school for Aboriginal girls. John has chaired several national and state professional associations, chiefly in the areas of English, innovative curriculum, sports for coeducational schools and school leadership. He has served on a number of consultant committees for government and he has written and edited extensively. Now retired, John continues to consult—chiefly for Independent and Catholic schools.

Inducted 2014


Mr David R BRIDIE (1980) David Bridie, a seven time ARIA award winning songwriter and composer, has enjoyed a distinguished career as one of Australia’s most innovative performers with a strong emphasis on indigenous and traditional music. As lead vocalist, keyboard player, cocomposer and co-producer of critically acclaimed band Not Drowning, Waving, David built a world-wide reputation through the six albums and two soundtracks that the band released during its career. David is acknowledged as an international soundtrack composer for both film and television; producer; and lyricist with a uniquely Australian musical sound. He has also been involved as a musical director for the Federation Yeperenye Festival (2001) in Alice Springs and the Sing Sing concerts (1999, 2006 and 2007). He has won numerous accolades as a soloist and as a producer, and many prestigious awards for his soundtracks for film and television.

Inducted 2008


Brigadier Phillip Keith H BRIDIE AM (1976) Phillip completed a Science degree at Royal Military College, Duntroon, and graduated into the Royal Australian Armoured Corps. He served as a troop leader in 2nd Cavalry and 1st Armoured Regiments before promotion to Captain. He was a Tank Squadron Second-in-Command, Regimental Technical Adjutant and Regimental Liaison Officer at 1st Armoured Regiment before transferring to the Army Reserve in 1987 whereupon he remained at the Unit as a Tank Squadron Secondin-Command. Promoted to Major in 1990, Phillip served as a Squadron Commander in 4th/19th Prince of Wales’s Light Horse. In early 1996 he was posted to Headquarters 5th Brigade in Sydney.He was promoted LieutenantColonel in 1998 and had the honour of Commanding 1st/15th Royal New South Wales Lancers, a Reserve armoured reconnaissance regiment based in Parramatta, for three years. He then served at Land Headquarters and Army Personnel Agency - Sydney (APA-S) before being promoted in 2004 to Colonel. He served at Land Headquarters before becoming Director APA-S in 2005. In 2006 he attended the Senior Officer Development Program travelling to England and Israel to study complex military operations. In 2007 Phillip was promoted to Brigadier and posted to Headquarters Training Command – Army as Brigadier Projects. He commanded the 8th Brigade which consisted of seven Army Reserve units from Northern Sydney to the NSW – Queensland Border from 2009 to 2011. During this period the Brigade raised force elements for deployment to various regional and domestic operations including the Solomon Island’s (ANODE), border protection (RESOLUTE), Victoria Fire Assist, Queensland Flood Assist, visit of the President of the United States and culminating in the operational generation of Timor Leste Task Group 3 (ASTUTE). In 2012 Phillip was posted to Headquarters 2nd Division as the Assistant Commander – Capability and in 2013 was posted to Army Headquarters as Director General Reserve – Army. In February 2014 Phillip deployed with the US 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) to Regional Command – East, Afghanistan as the Deputy Commanding General (DCG) – Coalition Effects & Transition, Combined Joint Task Force – 10 (CJTF10). On 4 November 2014 he transitioned to DCG, CJTF – Bagram and then became DCG Operations, CJTF-3 when the 3rd Infantry Division took command of United States Forces Afghanistan and Bagram Airfield in early December. He was awarded the Legion of Merit, in the degree of Officer, by the United States and the NATO Meritorious Service Medal for his services in Afghanistan. On his return from operations, Phillip continued his association with the US Armed Forces as DCG Operations of the Combined Forces Land Component Command for Exercise TALISMAN SABER 2015 with the US I Corps. In September 2015, Phillip returned to 2nd Division in a role to revitalize the Reserve workforce. For service as Commander 8th Brigade, Phillip was made a Member of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day 2012 Honours List.

Inducted 2012


Lieutenant Colonel Geoffrey Hutton BROCK DSO (1925) Geoffrey Brock enlisted in the army on October 20 1939. He served in Greece and the Middle East, where he was promoted to the rank of Major and was awarded the Distinguished Service Order on 8 July 1941 for ‘distinguished service, zeal and efficiency’. He later served in Sri Lanka, and then New Guinea with the 31/51 Battalion as its Commanding Officer, where he was ‘Mentioned in Despatches’. He returned to Australia in 1943.

(1907–1943)

Inducted 2008


Associate Professor Douglas James BROWN (1962) Douglas Brown is the Director of the Victorian Spinal Cord Service at Austin Health. Prior to this appointment Douglas held a range of appointments at Austin Health and at other Australian and international health services. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, the Australasian College of Rehabilitation and the International Spinal Cord Society (ISCOS), as well as a member of numerous medical societies and associations. Douglas has also lectured to, supervised and examined medical students at the University of Melbourne. Douglas is internationally recognised as a leader in his field and has contributed to many medical journals and written and presented papers both nationally and internationally.

Inducted 2013


Mr Tony G CAMPBELL (1985) Tony enjoyed a very successful career in sport at Camberwell Grammar School, being awarded a triple pocket for football, cricket and athletics. He was recruited directly from the School to the Melbourne Football Club and played a total of 118 AFL games, 75 for Melbourne and 45 for Footscray, now the Western Bulldogs. In 1985 as a recruit, Tony played in the Under 19s as a defender but by 1988 played as a forward. Over the next three seasons, Tony moved between attack and defence, kicking a career high of 22 goals in 1990. He played eight games exclusively as a defender in 1991 before his season ended with shin splints and he was traded to Footscray at the end of that year. Tony went on to play two seasons for the Western Bulldogs before leaving for America to try his hand at punting. When Tony failed to land a NFL contract, he returned to Australia and played for the West Australian Football League in Perth in 1994, in an attempt to make the inaugural Freemantle squad. Unfortunately, an Achilles injury ended the season for him, though he returned to Victoria to play one last game for the Bulldogs.

Inducted 2018


Mr Nicholas S CARTER (2003) Nicholas Carter became the first Australian conductor in 30 years to lead an Australian Orchestra when in 2016 he was appointed Principal Conductor of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. From 2018 he will also be the Chief Conductor of the Stadttheater Klagenfurt. Nicholas’ career has taken him all over the world and has seen him work with a wide range of orchestras and musicians. From 2011 to mid-2014 he was Kapellmeister at the Hamburg State Opera, as well as serving as musical assistant to Music Director Simone Young. This engagement followed a three-year association with the Sydney Symphony, first as Assistant Conductor, working closely with Vladimir Ashkenazy and a number of the orchestra’s guest conductors, and subsequently as Associate Conductor. From 2014 to 2016 he was the Kapellmeister of the Deutsche Oper Berlin where he returns frequently as a guest conductor. As guest conductor, Nicholas has conducted among others, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Scottish Symphony, Orchester National de Lille, the Hong Kong Philharmonic, Malaysia Philharmonic, the MDR Symphony Orchestra Leipzig, the Staatsorchester Braunschweig, the Louisiana Philharmonic, the Oregon Symphony and Florida Orchestra, the Dalasinfoniettan Sweden and the Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra. In Australia, Nicholas enjoys collaborating regularly with country’s best orchestras and ensembles, such as the Sydney, West Australian, Melbourne, Adelaide and Queensland Symphony Orchestras, the State Opera of South Australia, Victorian Opera, Orchestra Victoria, Melbourne Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) and the Australian Youth Orchestra.

Inducted 2015


Lieutenant Colonel Ross P CHAPMAN DSM (1997) Lieutenant Colonel Ross Chapman entered the Australian Defence Force Academy after graduating from Camberwell Grammar in 1997. After completing an Arts Degree, he entered the Royal Military College – Duntroon and graduated as a Lieutenant in the Australian Army in 2001. Over the next three years, Lieutenant Colonel Chapman served as a Platoon Commander within an Infantry Battalion and completed a ninemonth tour in East Timor. Following successful selection for the Special Air Service Regiment (SAS) in 2006, Lieutenant Colonel Chapman completed a number of different roles within the unit over the following eight years. This included numerous operational deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan and a separate rotation to Afghanistan with a United States Special Operations Command unit. In 2010, Lieutenant Colonel Chapman was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for leadership in combat while performing duties as an SAS Troop Commander in Afghanistan. On another rotation in 2013, Lieutenant Colonel Chapman was awarded a Commendation for Distinguished Service for leadership in his role as an SAS Squadron Commander. Lieutenant Colonel Chapman is currently serving in Indonesia where he is attached to the Indonesian military as an Instructor at the Indonesian Command and Staff College.

Inducted 2016


Mr Jon A CHARLTON (1975) Jon has a rich history of working with young people in schools, on the street and in church. Early in his career as a teacher, he worked at Elwood College as Student Welfare Coordinator. Following that, he fulfilled the roles of Chaplain, Counsellor and Daily Organiser at Kilvington Girls’ Grammar. In late 1999, Jon was appointed Head of Middle School at Kingswood College. While at the College, he led the development of an experiential City Campus for Year 9 students. From 2003–2007, Jon held the role of Deputy Head (Pastoral Care) at St Michael’s Grammar School in St Kilda. During this time, his expertise in pastoral care had a deep impact, as did his talent for school operations. In 2008, Jon returned to Kilvington Grammar as Principal where he was instrumental in its successful transition to a co-ed school after a 90 year history as a girls’ school. Jon has trained and practised as a Baptist pastor working with young people in the Blackburn and St Kilda areas. In 1995, through the St Kilda Baptist community, he was responsible for establishing Machaseh House, which provided 16–18 year old students who were unable to live at home a safe and secure environment so that they could complete their secondary education and improve their opportunities in life. Jon served on the Machaseh House Board for 18 years, six as Chair. Jon has completed two degrees—a Science degree from Monash University and a Theological degree from Melbourne University. Jon’s passion is to see all young people achieve their very best, and to become responsible and involved global citizens by helping others.

Inducted 2013


Dr Ian Arthur CHESTERMAN AM (1953) Ian Chesterman was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2001 for service to the community of South Australia, particularly as a supporter of cultural, educational and social welfare organisations. Ian’s career in banking and finance culminated in his appointment as General Manager SA & NT based in Adelaide. This followed a series of appointments and promotions within the Commonwealth Bank including Chief Manager, Corporate and International, Melbourne, and Deputy General Manager, London. Since his retirement in 1998, Ian has served the South Australian community in a variety of roles including as Deputy Chancellor of Flinders University; as Deputy Chairman of Anglicare SA and as President of the South Australian Commandery of The Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem, a world-wide order of chivalry committed to fundraising to assist needy areas of the community. He is currently the Marshal of the Australian Grand Priory of the Order.

Inducted 2003


Professor Simon Arthur CHESTERMAN (1990) Simon Chesterman was named Australian Rhodes Scholar in 1997 and went on to study International Law at Magdalen College, Oxford University. He completed his doctorate in 2000, writing on the subject of humanitarian intervention. Simon joined the International Peace Academy in September 2000, prior to which he worked at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, and with the office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. His work has examined the role of the United Nations in statebuilding activities in places including Kosovo, East Timor and Afghanistan. He was appointed Dean of Law at the University of Singapore in 2012.

Inducted 2003


Mr Reginald Bruce CHURCH OAM (1948) Bruce Church was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2011 for his service to cricket. He was a Committee Member of the Melbourne Cricket Club from 1978–2003. During that time he served as Treasurer from 1989–1991, Vice President from 1991–1997, and President from 1997–2003. As well as his service to cricket, Bruce, a Chartered Accountant, has been a Director of the Royal Dental Hospital, Power House and the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club Foundation. He was also the pro bono auditor of Lord Somers Camp, Power House and the Victorian Amateur Football Association.

Inducted 2011


Professor William Geoffrey COLE (1959) William Cole is a Professor of Surgery and a member of the Institute of Medical Science and School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto. He is a Senior Scientist in the Genetics and Genomic Biology Program, The Research Institute of the Hospital for Sick Children. His research, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, focuses on the genetics of normal and abnormal development of the skeleton. He has over 220 peer-reviewed publications including publications in Nature, Nature Genetics, Cell and the New England Journal of Surgery. He has served on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (British) and the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health and is currently serving on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Paediatric Orthopaedics. He has given over 100 presentations and lectures at national and international meetings. William is also active in resident and fellow teaching. He runs a paediatric trauma course for Residents and Fellows as well as an elective paediatric course. William serves on the Scientific Review Committee of the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation (USA) and was President of the IVth International Congress on Osteogenesis Imperfecta in 1990. He has served as a full member and currently as an ad hoc member of various study sections of the National Institutes of Health, Center for Scientific Review (USA). He also serves on research panels for the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (USA), the Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America and the Shriner’s Hospitals of North America. His research focuses on the molecular pathology of EhlersDanlos syndrome (EDS)—a tissue-laxity syndrome—and skeletal dysplasias—a group of disorders affecting the development of the skeleton. He is also studying genes involved in bone development and bone health.

Inducted 2007


Mr Alfred Noel CURPHEY OBE (1932) Noel Curphey was awarded an Officer in the Order of the British Empire in 1960. He has had a long and distinguished career in Australia and internationally, in business and in service to the community. The positions he has held include CEO of the Victorian Chamber of Manufacturers, member of President Reagan’s US Presidential Task Force, member of President Bush’s Presidential Task Force, and Founder of the American Migrant Scheme to Australia. His community and charities work spans 60 years. He was a Board Member of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade, The Lord Mayor’s Appeal, the Red Cross Society and the Moomba Festival, and worked on numerous charitable committees. He was awarded President Reagan’s Medal of Merit in 1987.

(1913–2013)

Inducted 2003


Professor David Miles DANKS AO (1948) David Danks was appointed an Officer in the Order of Australia (AO) in 1990 for services to medical research. His dual interests in the development of basic understanding of human genetics, and the practical application of this knowledge in clinical genetics, dominated his career. David was Director of the Murdoch Institute for Research into Birth Defects from 1986 until his retirement in 1995. He also held a number of positions at the University of Melbourne, the Royal Children’s Hospital, and its Research Foundation; these included Professor of Paediatrics, Professor of Paediatrics Research, Director of RCM Research Foundation and Reader in Human Genetics. He was also one of the founders of the Paediatrics Research Society of Australia, and the Human Genetics Society of Australasia.

(1931–2003)

Inducted 2003


Mr Harry Guy DARLING (1943) Guy Darling enlisted in the Royal Australian Navy in May 1943. After basic training he joined the mine sweeper HMAS Ballarat as Petty Officer Radar Mechanic. After being discharged from the Navy in 1947, Guy studied mechanical engineering at the University of Melbourne, graduating in 1950. He joined the RAAF as a civilian in the Aeronautical Research and Development Unit, becoming the scientist responsible for all aircraft research and development. During a secondment to Paris in 1961 as part of the Mirage Selection Team, Guy’s interest in viticulture was sparked, and he began to combine his scientific training with his passion for wine. In 1970 he planted the first commercial acreage grapes in the Upper King Valley, and he was soon followed by many surrounding landowners who recognised the potential of the valley as a grape growing region. In 1983 he became a founding member of the King Valley Grape Growers’ Association (now the King Valley Vignerons), writing its constitution and serving as President for many years. He worked tirelessly to promote the valley and to promote the welfare of the grape growers and winemakers of the valley. This commitment extended beyond the valley when he joined the board of the Murray Valley Winegrowers in 1998. He was instrumental in helping to create the Wine Grape Growers Council of Australia (now Wine Grape Growers Australia), a body set up to represent growers at a national as well as regional level. He served as chairman of this Council. Perhaps his most enduring legacy stems from his foundation work on the Geographical Indications Committee established in 1993 as a statutory body to enable Australia to determine its wine grape-growing regions as required by the European Commission–Australia Wine Agreement.

(1925–2008) Inducted 2010


Professor David Morritz de KRETSER AC (1956) Professor David de Kretser was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2006, for his distinguished contributions to public life as a medical researcher of international reputation in the field of reproductive biology, to the development of the biotechnology industry, and to bioethics. Prior to becoming Governor of Victoria, David was Associate Dean, Biotechnology Development, in the Faculty of Medicine at Monash University. Before this appointment in 2001, he was Director of the Australian Centre for Excellence in Male Reproductive Health, and from 1991–1999 was Director and Professor of the Institute of Reproduction and Development at Monash University. As well as being a highly regarded doctor, scientist and teacher, David is a member of many national and international committees, editorial boards and medical societies, has presented at medical conferences all over the world, and is a widely published author. He was Governor of Victoria between 2006–2011.

Inducted 2003


Mr John Grant DENTON AM, OBE (1948) John Denton was awarded an Officer in the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1977. He has had a long career in missionary work and in administration of the Anglican Church. His vocation took him to Africa in the fifties, an experience which served him well in his long time role on the Board of World Vision, Australia. After returning to Australia, John was appointed Registrar of the Diocese of Sydney, and in 1978 he became the first full time General Secretary of the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia, a position he held until retirement in 1994. During this period he was Chairman of the Anglican Consultative Council of the Anglican Communion from 1979 to 1984. He was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2005 for service to the Anglican Church of Australia and to the international community through the programs of World Vision.

Inducted 2003


Colonel Alfred Plumley DERHAM CBE, MC (1908) Alfred Derham was awarded the Military Cross in 1915 and appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) in 1946. In August 1914, Derham interrupted his medical course to enlist in the AIF. After service in Egypt, Gallipoli (where he was wounded and awarded the MC), France and Belgium. He returned in 1917 to complete his degree. In 1918 Derham joined the AAMC, but the war ended before he could return to Europe. After working as a medical officer at Point Nepean Quarantine Station, Derham was appointed Honorary Physician to OutPatients in 1920 at the Children's Hospital, and to In-Patients in 1935. Derham was also Director of the RSL Children's Health Bureau from its inception in 1933, medical officer of the City of Kew, and he served with the AAMS, where he rose to the rank of Colonel. In 1940 Derham was appointed Director of the Medical Service and left for Singapore, where he was captured by the Japanese. He remained a prisoner of war with his eldest son, Thomas, until 1945. After Derham's release he resumed civilian practice, but was obliged by ill health to retire in 1955.

(1891–1962)

Inducted 2004


Major General Francis Plumley DERHAM CB, DSO, VD, C de G (1901) Francis Derham was awarded the Distinguished Service Order in 1917 and the Companion of the Order of the Bath in 1944, for his service and gallantry in World War II. He was also awarded a Croix de Guerre and the Volunteer Officer’s Decoration. He helped to establish Camberwell Grammar School as a Church of England Public school, and served on the School Council from 1925 to 1951. He was one of the founders of the OCGA, and one of the original four School Houses, Derham, is named after him. After gaining a Law degree from the University of Melbourne in 1906, Frank joined his father as Derham & Derham. Later the practice became Moule, Hamilton & Derham, and Frank became well-known for his work in industrial relations.

(1885–1957)

Inducted 2004


Professor Richard Noel de STEIGER (1976) Richard de Steiger graduated in medicine from Monash University in 1982 and became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1992, specialising in orthopaedic surgery. He was then offered a fellowship to work at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford where he spent three years, initially as a fellow and then as an Honorary consultant, operating and performing research in the field of hip and knee joint replacement. On returning to Australia in 1995, Richard practiced as an orthopaedic surgeon at the Western, Royal Melbourne and the Epworth hospitals. He combined his surgery with both undergraduate and post graduate teaching. In 2004 he was appointed as Director of the Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and in 2007 he became the Director of the Musculoskeletal Clinical Institute at Epworth HealthCare, Richmond. In 2010 he was appointed as the inaugural Epworth Victor Smorgon Chair of Surgery, the University of Melbourne. He is also the Deputy Director of the Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry, President of the International Society of Arthroplasty Registries and on many international and national boards. He is the principle investigator on several orthopaedic trials and his current research interests include the outcomes of joint replacement surgery, computer navigation and mechanisms involved in the cause of knee arthritis. Professor de Steiger has established collaborative research in the fields of clinical epidemiology and public health, bio engineering and basic science. Richard celebrates his 30th Wedding Anniversary with Mandy in 2017 and they have two boys aged 26 and 24. He has less spare time these days but still enjoys watching his sons play football (at a better standard than he did) and continues his passion for music which was fostered at Camberwell Grammar in the 70’s. He still plays in a rock music band.

Inducted 2007


Mr William Rivers DICKINSON AM (1952) William Rivers Dickinson was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 1991 for services to education. He has had a long and distinguished career in education, culminating in his appointment as Headmaster of Scotch College, Perth, in May 1972. During his time as Headmaster, Bill was a long-term member of numerous committees and associations including the National Council of Independent Schools of Australia, Australian College of Education, Tertiary Admissions Examination Committee, and the Secondary Education Authority, and he was Chairman of the Board of the Centre for Excellence in Teaching from 1988– 2002. Since his retirement from Scotch College in 1997, Bill has continued to work in education as a consultant. He has particular interest in the appointment and appraisal of Principals, and the review of school administration structures.

(1934–2006)

Inducted 2003


The Honourable Keith DODGSHUN (1912) Keith Dodgshun was a wheat farmer and politician. After graduating Dux of Burnley Horticultural College, Keith managed his family’s property at Egerton in Victoria. After years in local politics and the Victorian Farmers’ Union, Keith joined the Country Party. He held the portfolios of Chief Secretary, Electrical Undertakings and Immigration, and became Deputy Leader in 1945, a position he held for 10 years. He was Deputy Premier of Victoria from 1950 until 1952. His significant legislative achievement was the introduction in 1950 of full adult suffrage for Legislative Council elections, and he was known as a calming and moderating influence in the Victorian Parliament.

(1893–1971)

Inducted 2007


Dr Harold Ramsay DOWN OAM (1942) Harold Down was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for his service to the community through Lions International. Since 1967 Harold has been involved in large and small projects to assist disabled, disadvantaged and homeless people in Dandenong and Boroondara. Harold and his family have hosted overseas students from many different countries, and have spent many holidays in Aboriginal Communities, and in Papua New Guinea, where he organised and conducted a dental project and a student exchange program. Harold’s most recent community work focused on reconditioning portable typewriters for use in schools and offices in the parts of East Timor that do not have electricity.

(1926–2008)

Inducted 2004


Mr Logan J DUTTON (2013) Logan started paddling in Year 7, 2008. At school he competed in 6 Murray Marathons, captaining 3 teams. He has competed in 8 National Marathon Canoe Championships, and represented Australia as a junior in 2013 in Denmark. As a senior paddler, Logan has represented Australia in the USA in 2014, in Germany in 2016, and South Africa in 2017.

Inducted 2017


Major General Justin F B ELLWOOD DSC (1987) Major General Justin (Jake) Ellwood assumed the appointment of Deputy Chief of Army on 3rd May 2018. He graduated from the Royal Military College – Duntroon in 1990 into the Royal Australian Infantry Corps. His early career includes platoon command in the 2nd/4th Battalion and operational service with the Irish Guards in Kosovo as Second in Commander of a Warrior Company. Major General Ellwood commanded an infantry company in East Timor and served as the Brigade Major of the 1st Brigade. Major General Ellwood was appointed Commanding Officer of the 5th Battalion from 2007 to 2008. During his tenure, he commanded a light armoured battlegroup in Iraq and a light infantry battlegroup in East Timor. He has also served as Commander of the Combat Training Centre. Major General Ellwood was deployed to Afghanistan as the Chief of Operations within Headquarters Resolute Support from 2104 to 2015. His career also encompasses diverse staff roles as Director Reserves – Army, Liaison Officer of the United States Marine Corps, Chief of Staff Headquarters Forces Command and as Director General Career Management – Army. Major General Ellwood’s personal awards include Commander British Forces Commendation and Divisional Commander’s Commendation. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his command and leadership in Iraq and a Commendation for Distinguished Service and the United States Legion of Merit (Degree of Officer) for his service in Afghanistan. He holds a Bachelor and Masters of Arts from Deakin University, a Masters of Management (Defence Studies) from the University of Canberra and a Graduate Diploma in Education (secondary) from Monash University. Major General Ellwood is a graduate of the Australian Command and Staff College and Higher Defence College, as well as a graduate of the Oxford Advanced Management and Leadership Program. Major General Ellwood is married to Nicole and they have two children. His hobbies include distance running, military history, fishing and scuba diving.

Inducted 2018


Mr David Stewart EVANS (1987) David Evans consistently represented Australia in Cross Country Championships and Track and Field Championships from 1991 until 2000. His events included the World Student Track and Field Championships in Sheffield in England in 1991, at which he won a Silver Medal for the 5000m. He competed in the World Cross Country Championships in Boston in 1992 and Marakesh in 1998, was in the Australian Road Relay Ekiden Team in 1991, 1994, 1998 and 2000, and was selected in the World Cup team to compete in Cuba in 1992. He has held scholarships at the Australian, Victorian and New South Wales Institutes of Sport, and has won and had track placings in numerous Australian competitions over the years he has competed.

Inducted 2007


Mr Mark E FITTOCK (2001) Mark Fittock is an Australian space engineer and project manager who specialises in space flight hardware. He has worked across a number of domains within space technology and has been involved in over 30 flight missions. Mark studied mechanical engineering, astrophysics and mathematics at Monash University before pursuing a double Masters in Space Technology and Instrumentation in Europe. He began at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) running a programme to launch student experiments on rockets and balloons. Among his achievements are the development, build and testing of DLR’s HP3 Experiment for NASA’s InSight mission to Mars which landed in 2018 and dug into the surface of Mars to make detailed measurements of the sand and Mars itself. Mark works in Germany for the company OHB as a project manager for future exploration and science missions including European Space Agency’s (ESA) Hera mission to the Didymos asteroid pair that shall investigate the effect of impacting asteroids as part of the joint NASA/ESA Asteroid Impact and Deflection Assessment study.

Inducted 2019


Mr Stephen John FOLEY (1976) Stephen Foley represented Australia from 1978 to 1981 in Athletics – Track and Field. His events were the 1500m and 5000m. He competed in Germany, Switzerland and Ireland, as well as throughout Australia. In 1978, 1979, 1980 and 1981 Stephen was Australian Champion in the 1500m, and through until 1984, he had numerous placings in Regional, State and National Athletics competitions.

Inducted 2007


Mr Charles Hugh FRANCIS AM, RFD, QC (1941) During World War ll Charles Francis served in the RAAF as an air gunner. He remained on the Reserve and became a Group Captain and Judge Advocate General (1979–1982). He was awarded the Reserve Forces Decoration and the Queen’s Jubilee Medal. He became a trial lawyer in 1949 and was appointed a Queen’s Counsel in 1969. He was Chairman of the Victorian Bar (1987– 1988) and served on the Australian Bar Association Council (1987–1989). He was Vice-Chairman of the Criminal Bar Association (1983 and 1984) and served on the Common Law Bar Association Committee between 1989 and 2002. He was a Member of the Victorian State Parliament from 1976 to 1979, and was for many years an independent lecturer at the University of Melbourne. Charles is the author of papers on legal history and human rights, and has lectured in USA, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Switzerland and Singapore. In 1959 he convened the Australian Regional Conference of the World Congress of Families and in 2003 he was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for services to the law and to the community.

(1924–2009) Inducted 2006


Sir John Lewtas FREW OBE (1930) John Frew graduated in medicine from the University of Melbourne in 1938. In March 1941 he was appointed a Captain in the Australian Army Medical Corps and was posted to Malaya. While a prisoner of war from 1942 to 1945, he treated soldiers and civilian labourers working on the Burma– Thailand Railway. In the post war period, John Frew held every post available to him at the Royal Melbourne Hospital: honorary physician to out-patients (1946–57) and in-patients (1958–72), Subdean of the clinical school (1947–55) and consultant physician (1972–85). A gifted teacher, John Frew was a clinical instructor (1948–72) at the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Medicine. Through the Colombo Plan and the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, he advised on the development of medicine in India and South-East Asia. He served as a member (1954–79), Vice-President (1968–73) and President (1973–79) of the RMH committee of management, as well as Chairman (1967) of the hospital’s medical staff. For the RACP he was Censor (1956–66), Censorin-Chief (1966–70), Vice-President (1970–72) and President (1972–74). He was a member of the Medical Salaries Committee (1959–62), the Victorian Nursing Council (1963–74), the Australian Hospital Association (1977–79), the Victorian Hospitals Association (1974–79) and the National Health and Medical Research Council’s first medical research ethics committee (1982– 84); a aommissioner (1967–69) of the Commonwealth Serum Laboratories; and Chairman of the Australian Drug Evaluation Committee (1982–85) and the Freemasons Hospital board of management (1983–85). Appointed an OBE in 1976 and knighted in 1980, he was a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London, and an honorary fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore, the Australian Medical Association and the American College of Physicians.

(1912–1985) Inducted 2010


Mr Robert A GELL AM (1970) Rob Gell is an environmental geographer, and specifically a coastal geomorphologist. He has become one of Australia’s most valuable communicators on environmental issues and in particular on the science of climate change and the impacts, risks and opportunities it presents. Rob is well known for the innovation, information credibility and authority that he gave to television weather news, introducing satellite image sequence, and analysis and explanation, making the science of weather accessible to viewers. Rob is a member of the Victorian Coastal Council and has served as President of Greening Australia and Wildlife Victoria, as Chair of Mornington Peninsula and Western Port Biosphere Reserve Foundation, on the boards of Surfing Victoria, The Australian Conservation Foundation. He is also the Patron of the Geography Teachers Association of Victoria, Wildlife Victoria, and Life Education Victoria. He is a Life Ambassador for Australia Day. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and an Inaugural Fellow of the Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand. Rob was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2014 for significant service to conservation, to the protection of coastal and marine environments, and to the community.

Inducted 2009


Mr Sam R GIBSON (2004) Sam is a professional Australian Rules footballer who has played over 100 games for North Melbourne in the AFL. Sam studied Civil Engineering and Commerce at the University of Melbourne, going on to work as a civil engineer at McConnell Dowell Construction Company. During his studies and work Sam played for Box Hill in the VFL, until he was drafted by North Melbourne in 2012. During his 100 senior games with Box Hill he was Captain and Best and Fairest in 2011. Sam retained a part-time role with the construction company during his first year at North Melbourne, only leaving in his second season. He was a member of the North Melbourne Leadership Group in 2014 – 2015. Sam notes that his trajectory to the AFL was not a common one but his persistence paid off and he hasn’t missed a game since being selected at the age of 26.

Inducted 2017


Mr Ashley Peter GILBERTSON (1995) Ashley Gilbertson is a photographer and writer living in New York City. He is member of the VII Photo Agency, a frequent contributor to The New York Times and a collaborator with UNICEF. Early on, Gilbertson’s work focused on refugees, an interest that in 2002, led him to Iraq. His work from that country, earned critical acclaim from the Overseas Press Club which awarded Gilbertson the Robert Capa Gold Medal for his 2004 work in Falluja. Gilberton’s first book, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, released in 2007 to critical acclaim, went on to become a best seller. After Iraq, Gilbertson shifted his focus to veterans issues, drawing attention to post traumatic stress disorder, suicide, and traumatic brain injuries. Gilbertson’s second book, Bedrooms Of The Fallen, a collection of photographs depicting the intact bedrooms of service members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, was released in 2014. That work was published in The New York Times Magazine, and received a prestigious Ellie award, regarded as the Pulitzer Prize of the magazine world. Today, Gilbertson is widely recognized for his critical eye and his unique approaches to social issues. Gilbertson continues to focus on refugees and migrants, with an emphasis on Africa and Europe. In addition to working as a photographer, Gilbertson works on multimedia stories–a 2013 story on the South China Sea earned him an Emmy nomination; commercial assignments for Apple Computer and the Ad Council; group projects with colleagues at VII Photo; as well as regularly lecturing at universities and museums globally. Gilbertson’s work is included in the permanent collections of numerous museums and art galleries around the world.

Inducted 2009


Mr Terry Patrick Reynolds GILL (1957) Terry Patrick Reynolds Gill was born on 25 October 1939 in Truro Cornwall, UK. At the age of 10, his family migrated to Australia where he grew up in Melbourne and went to school at Camberwell Grammar on a music scholarship for his singing. When he was 19 years of age Terry got the acting bug from doing the Malvern Little Theatre version of The Diary of Anne Frank, which made him decide to follow his career of acting back to the UK. There he did Theatre Summer Season, acting and stage managing and this is where he met his future wife and acting partner, Carole Ann Aylett. They got married in 1963 in London and both continued acting in theatre and TV until they migrated back to Australia in 1964. Terry and Carole Ann worked in Sydney and Adelaide before finally moving to Melbourne where Carole Ann worked at The Lido Theatre Restaurant and Terry, known just as Gill, was singing, acting as well as producing on such TV Channels as 9 and 7. Terry then formed the singing duo Double Tempo which won the Grand Final of New Faces, alongside Paul Hogan in 1972. He had also started a family, with daughter Erin being born in 1969. During the 1970s Terry appeared constantly on TV and film, with famous roles in I Can Jump Puddles, Bluey and Bellbird. He also had a son Edan and started the Bull N Bush Theatre Restaurant with Carole Ann in Warrandyte where they lived for many years. They also wrote, produced and directed numerous children’s pantomimes in Westfield and in many other shopping centres. In the late 1970s and 1980s he had recurring roles in Prisoner Cell Block H and Flying Doctors, but one of his most famous roles was in the movie, Crocodile Dundee, where he got knocked out by Mick Dundee and shot at by a kangaroo. Terry continued in the entertainment industry for many years with his Naughty Nineties Theatre Restaurant, Tivoli Theatre Restaurant, Terry Gill Productions Children’s Pantomimes, radio voice-over work, commercials and various roles in film and TV, however he will be remembered forever as Santa in Carols by Candlelight, a role which he played for 27 years.

(1939 – 2015) Inducted 2019


Mr Nicholas GLEESON (1979) Nick Gleeson is an adventurer, sportsman, advocate, academic and public speaker. He is currently the Community Development Officer of Vision Australia in Sydney, where as well as his primary role of conducting staff training programs, he also runs the Speaker’s Network – a group of volunteer public speakers who educate the public on blindness and Vision Australia services. Nick has represented Australia in athletics, goal ball and cricket, and in 1984 he represented Australia in the Paralympic Games in New York. In 2000 Nick competed in the gruelling 90km Comrades Ultra Marathon in South Africa, and soon after became the first blind Australian, to reach the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro – the highest peak in Africa. He has competed in the New York Marathon three times, carried the Olympic Torch and raced up the 1,576 steps of the Empire State Building. Nick was named Australia Day Ambassador for the City of Fairfield, NSW in 2011, and he is also an Ambassador for “Living life my way” and “Ability Links NSW”. Nick continues to work with these associates while conducting his own work as a Disability Awareness Trainer, a Leadership Facilitator and Personal Mentor.

Inducted 2011


Mr Arthur Charles GOODE (1932) Arthur Goode is a well-known name in Australian financial circles. His interest in financial matters began when, as a young journalist, he moved from sports writing to finance. This led him to move from journalism into stock broking, and in 1958 he established his own firm, AC Goode & Co. He was an entrepreneur and constantly sought new interests and opportunities for his company and his staff. He established the All State Group, and established two merchant banks, one in collaboration with the Chase Manhattan Bank, and another with the Chemical Bank. Arthur has been described as one of the founding fathers of the modern Australian financial system through his wide involvement with the financial sector over a period of 70 formative years. The AC Goode Foundation that he established continues to distribute funds to the National Gallery of Victoria and numerous charities in Melbourne.

(1915–2000)

Inducted 2008


Brigadier Shirley Thomas William GOODWIN DSO (1912) Shirley Goodwin served Australia in both World War l and World War ll. He served with the 1st Division Artillery in Egypt during the First World War and in Syria and New Guinea in the Second World War, as Commanding Officer of the 2/12th Field Regiment. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order on 18 February 1943 for ‘outstanding ability and great efficiency in the Middle East’. Brigadier Goodwin was killed in action on October 25, 1943. Tribute was paid to him by General Douglas MacArthur, who described him as ‘an exceptional officer’ and stated ‘his death is a severe loss which will be mourned by Americans equally with Australians’. Brigadier Goodwin is the soldier on the left

(1894–1943)

Inducted 2008


Dr Erik Max GUNNERSEN (1946) Max Gunnersen was Dux of Camberwell Grammar School in 1946, and proceeded to the University of Melbourne where he gained First Class Honours in Science. In 1952 he was awarded the first Rutherford Memorial Scholarship from the Royal Society of London, which took him to The Cavendish, (Mond) Laboratory, Cambridge University for his doctorate–he was the first to determine the Fermi Surface of a metal in the field of low temperature, solid state physics. In 1957 he joined the UK Ministry of Defence, where he led research teams which studied radiation effects, semiconductor detector development, and high powered lasers. This research also included close liaison with both American and French research teams. Max also assisted in developing gamma-ray imaging of cancer tumors at Marsden Hospital, UK. With the equivalent rank of Brigadier-General, Max directed and coordinated the UK’s participation in defensive radiation antimissile weapon development within President Reagan’s USA Strategic Defence Initiative program.

Inducted 2005


Mr Kim GYNGELL (1970) Kim Gyngell has been involved with theatre, music, film and television since leaving school - a performance career spanning 37 years. He has performed regularly with the Melbourne Theatre Company, with Arena Theatre Company, and with groups and theatres throughout Australia, playing both comedic and dramatic roles. Kim has had roles in feature films and short films and he won the AFI Best Supporting Actor for Boulevarde of Broken Dreams (1988) and Best Actor, St Kilda Film Festival for Sunday Hungry (1998) and The Writer (2005). In television he is well known for his work with the Comedy Company, Full Frontal, Back Berner, Blue Heelers, Sea Change, the Col’n Carpenter Show, and more recently the Librarians, Underbelly and City Homicide. He was part of Full Frontal when it won the Logie for the Most Popular Comedy Program from 1994–1997.

Inducted 2008


Mr Greg Norman HAM (1971) Greg Ham, a founding member of the successful Melbourne band Men at Work, was awarded a Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 1982. The Grammy Awards are presented annually by the USA National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences for outstanding achievements in the record industry. In 1982 Men at Work’s single ‘Who can it be?’ became a huge hit as did their debut album Business as Usual. In 1983 the band became well-known for their hit single ‘Down Under’, which reached No 1 on the music charts in Australia, the USA and England simultaneously. Greg, who played the saxophone, flute and keyboards, had a long career in music. He performed nationally and internationally, and pursued a career in film and television. His performances and music credits in films include Pandemonium and Backstage; he was Musical Director for three ABC series, he wrote corporate themes for a number of national organisations, and he ran his own audio production facility, Secret Garden Studios. Greg combined his composing, producing and performing with teaching and examining music at Secondary and Tertiary level, and he was a member of the Victorian Ministry of Arts Music Advisory Panel.

(1953–2012)

Inducted 2007


Mr Casey Dawson HAMMOND (2012) Casey completed his education at Camberwell Grammar School in 2012. He then went on to study building and construction and now works as a lead carpenter for Dreamline Homes, his family business. Casey received a General Excellence Scholarship to Camberwell Grammar School in 2009 and during this time represented the School, Associated Schools of Victoria (AGSV), Victoria and Australia. Casey captained the School’s premiership hockey team in 2010. In 2013, he received a full scholarship to the Victorian Institute of Sport Hockey Program and was named in the Australian Men’s Development Squad. Casey represented the Under 21 Australian Team at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival held in Sydney and won gold. Casey was then selected in the Under 21 Australian Team to compete in the Junior World Cup Tournament held in New Delhi, India. During 2014 and 2015, Casey played for the Under 21 Victorian Team which he captained in 2015 and won gold. Between 2014 and 2017, Casey was selected into Victoria’s Open Age Hockey Team, the Vikings, who won the Australian Hockey League Championship in 2016 and 2017. Casey was selected into the Australian Men’s Hockey Squad, the Kookaburras, in 2016 and moved to Perth. Whilst in Perth with the Kookaburras, Casey played with Curtin University for a season and won the Club’s Most Valuable Player medal and Western Australia’s Olympian Medal for the Best and Fairest player in the Perth Premier League competition. In 2017, Casey returned to Melbourne to complete his building and construction course to be recognised as a registered builder and further establish himself in the family business, Dreamline Homes. Casey represented Australia 19 times in hockey and remains a member of the Australian Development Squad, trains with the Victorian Institute of Sport and represents the Footscray Hockey Club.

Inducted 2018


Mr Brian Rupert HANSFORD (1951) Brian Hansford discovered that he could sing at the age of 13, when he joined the choir at St Paul’s Anglican Church in Canterbury. The Choir Director became Brian’s singing teacher for the next seven years. At the age of 23, having already won a number of singing competitions, Brian won the Sun Aria (now the Herald Sun Aria) in 1957. Part of his prize was a scholarship to study abroad. He travelled to Munich and studied under Hans Hotter, and this launched him into a career in opera with the Bavarian State Opera, and many German and Austrian radio, television and concert appearances. From 1962 Brian’s career continued in Australia and New Zealand, broadcasting on the ABC and Radio New Zealand, and as Principal Singer with The Victorian State Opera Company. Brian went on to have a distinguished teaching career at the University of Melbourne, and as Head Vocal Studies at the Victorian College of the Arts.

Inducted 2007


Mr Travis Lyndsay HARDMAN (1994) Travis, on completion of year 12, and having earned a Triple Colour pocket in basketball, football and waterpolo was contacted by sports teacher Peter Rennick encouraging him to pursue a sporting path in European Handball. Travis decided to follow this opportunity, and ended up playing and training at the Australian Institute of Sport of Canberra/Sydney. The Australian Team was one of 16 nations competing in the 1999 World Championships in Egypt (occurring once every four years) which Travis was a member of, as well as the Sydney Olympic test events. During his time with the national team, Travis also spent six months playing club Handball in Sweden, as well as undertaking national tours of Poland, Hungary and Sweden.

Inducted 2007


Mr Ian Kenneth HARDY AM (1968) Ian Hardy has been Chief Executive of Helping Hand Aged Care in South Australia since 1990. One of the state’s largest aged care providers, Helping Hand built and piloted the first “ageingin-place” care facility in Australia and is well known for innovation in rehabilitation, hospital avoidance, mental health and social support services for older people. Ian has spoken at health and ageing conferences throughout Australia and in New Zealand, Singapore and Spain, and lectured at universities in Ravensburg, Vienna and Berlin. In 2003 he was awarded a Centenary Medal and in 2004 was the recipient of an ‘Individual Award for Excellence’ given by Aged and Community Services Australia. In 2005 Ian was awarded the honorary title of University Fellow by the University of South Australia, and in 2007 a Federal Minister’s Award for Excellence in Leadership and Management in Aged Care. In 2008 he was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) “for service to the community, particularly in the area of aged care as a leading contributor to the development of better services, and for support for opera” – the latter reflecting his 12-year chairmanship of the SA-based touring opera company ‘Co-Opera. He has recently returned from a Churchill Fellowship tour to investigate ‘consumerdirected’ aged care in the UK, Europe and Japan.

Inducted 2011


Associate Professor Craig HASSED OAM (1977) Assoc. Prof. Craig Hassed trained in medicine at Melbourne University, graduating in 1984. After four years of postgraduate training in hospitals and general practice, Craig took up a position at the Monash University Department of General Practice in 1989 where he has been ever since, gaining his fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 1995. Over that time he has been instrumental in introducing a variety of innovations into medical education and practice. His teaching, research and clinical interests include mindfulness-based stress management, mind-body medicine, health promotion, integrative medicine and medical ethics. Craig has a particular interest in fostering wellbeing among medical students and has assisted various universities around Australia and the world, including in the UK, USA, Canada and New Zealand, to introduce similar programs. At Monash University Craig’s role in promoting mindfulness, professional development and wellbeing has expanded to other faculties including physiotherapy, dietetics, occupational therapy, pharmacy, law and the MBA program. Craig is regularly invited to speak and run courses in Australia and overseas in various health, educational, professional and corporate contexts and has been a driving force in the integration of mindfulness-based approaches into many schools around Australia. Craig’s other positions and awards include being the Deputy Head of the Department of General Practice from 2009 to 2012, the Award for Exceptional Performance in 2003, the Vice Chancellor’s Award for Exceptional Performance in 2016, and being the founding president of the Australian Teachers of Meditation Association. He has been a regular media commentator, has written regularly for medical journals and featured in the documentary, The Connection. Craig has published 13 books, and has also coauthored, with Richard Chambers, the internationally successful FutureLearn online mindfulness course, “Mindfulness for Wellbeing and Sustainable Performance”. An extensive list of Craig’s books can be found at www.med.monash.edu.au/craighassed Craig was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2019 for service to medicine.

Inducted 2014


Mr Kenneth William HAYES OAM (1941) Kenneth Hayes was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 1994 for service to farm management and land regeneration. The award cited him for “bridging the gap between academic institutions and farming reality”. He was well known for educating farmers, planners, conservationists and developers on the nature of the land and how to manage it for sustainable long-term health and profit. His knowledge and experience of the impact of bushfires on farmers’ land and improvements was highly valued and led him to develop a new replacement forestry valuation methodology which now forms the basis of land insurance valuations around the world. As well as his commitment to land care and sustainable farming, Ken started the first agricultural consulting firm, and was actively involved in community groups such as the Mornington Peninsula Conservation League, the Grasslands Society of Victoria, the Conservation Council of Victoria, the Beef Improvement Association and he was a foundation Council Member of the Marcus Oldham Agricultural College.

(1924–2007)

Inducted 2008


Professor Cameron J HEPBURN (1993) Professor Cameron Hepburn was named Australian Rhodes Scholar in 2000, and is now Director of the Economics of Sustainability Programme at the University of Oxford and is a Professorial Research Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics and Political Science. After undergraduate degrees in law and engineering at Melbourne University, Cameron completed his Doctorate in Economics at Oxford in 2005. He has since published widely on energy, resources and environmental challenges across a range of disciplines, including engineering, biology, philosophy, economics, public policy and law. His research has been referred to in publications such as the Economist and the Financial Times, and he has been interviewed on television and radio in various countries. Cameron provides strategic and economic advice in the energy and resources sectors to CEOs, Government Ministers (e.g. China, India, UK and Australia), international institutions (e.g. OECD, UN organisations) around the world. He began his professional life with Shell and McKinsey, and in parallel to his research has had an entrepreneurial career, co-founding three successful businesses – Aurora Energy Research, Climate Bridge and Vivid Economics – and investing in several other social enterprises, such as Purpose and Apolitical. He remains a keen singer and is trustee of Schola Cantorum of Oxford. Cameron is married to Silvia Garnsey and has three sons, James, Peter and Michael.

Inducted 2003


Mr Donald Southwell HERBORN OAM (1936) Donald Herborn was an Australian Army Lieutenant in Malaria Control in Rabaul in 1947. In that year he resigned from the Army and joined the PNG administration as Health Inspector at Lae. He retired from the Administration in 1973 and worked for the Lae City Council in the capacity of Senior Health Inspector until 1980. He was active in the Lae community taking a keen personal interest in the indigenous employees he supervised. He was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 1981 for public and community service in Papua New Guinea.

(1918–2008)

Inducted 2009


Mr Raymond Leslie HILL OAM (1938) Raymond Hill was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 1997 for service to the community through the Citizens Advice Bureau, the AustraliaJapan Society of Victoria, the Lions Club, the Scout Association and the Uniting Church World Mission. In 2002, Raymond was presented with the Emperor of Japan’s Award – The Order of the Rising Sun (Gold and Silver Rays), in recognition of meritorious service in the promotion of the Australia-Japan relationship, and in particular, fostering friendly relations and mutual understanding between the two countries.

(1922–2008)

Inducted 2003


Mr John McKenzie HILLIARD AO (1933) John Hilliard was appointed an Officer in the Order of Australia in 1981, for services to the accounting profession. After serving in World War II, John returned to his pre-war employer, Smith Johnson & Co (later to become KPMG), was admitted as Partner in 1954, and remained there until his retirement in 1980. John was invited to join the State Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in 1962, and served on it until 1975, during which time he became State Chairman and served on the National Council and Executive Committee. In addition John has served the community in a variety of positions, including as a Councillor of La Trobe University, and as Treasurer of the Heart Foundation of Australia and Australian Red Cross Society.

(1918 – 2017)

Inducted 2003


Mr William Layland HODDER (1964) William Hodder graduated in Commerce from the University of Melbourne in 1968. During his years at university he captained the yachting team to a national championship. He has had a lifetime interest in sailing and yachting, competing world wide in numerous national and international regattas, ocean racing and match racing events. In 1992 he was a member of the Australian Team at the Barcelona Olympic Games, as helmsman in the 3 Man Soling Class. As well as his sporting life Bill pursued a career in stockbroking in London and Melbourne, and later became involved in the printing industry. He is currently farming in northern Victoria.

Inducted 2010


Dr Ian Hamilton HOLMES (1953) After completing degrees at the University of Melbourne and Australian National University, Ian Holmes lectured in microbiology at the University of Melbourne. He pioneered and championed the use of electron microscopy in identifying and fighting viruses – first with rubella, then with rotavirus, a major killer of children. During his career Ian applied his virological skills to understanding the structure and molecular biology of the virus. He has trained many students in Australia and overseas. His work underpinned the international battle against rotaviruses in people and animals. As a world renowned researcher he is represented in over 100 publications, has sat on numerous editorial boards and spoken frequently both nationally and internationally. In 1998 he was awarded the Clunies Ross National Science and Technology Award for his work.

(1935–2010)

Inducted 2009


Dr Ian James HOPKINS OAM (1951) Ian Hopkins graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Melbourne in 1957, and was awarded the Michael Ryan Medal in Surgery, and the Margaret Ryan Medal in Medicine at St Vincent’s Hospital. In 1962 he was awarded the Syme Medal for the top student in the Doctorate of Medicine course. In 1963 he commenced his study overseas in paediatric neurology, returning to Melbourne in 1966 with joint appointments at the University of Melbourne and the Royal Children’s Hospital. His main clinical interest has been childhood epilepsy and its treatment. Ian has written and co-written more than 50 medical papers on topics relating to child neurology, he has held positions including Director of Neurology at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Associate Professor of Paediatric Neurology at the University of Melbourne, Chairman of the Australian College of Paediatrics Scientific Program Committee and Foundation Executive Member of the International Child Neurology Association. Upon retirement in 2002, he was honoured by his colleagues at the Royal Children’s Hospital by the naming of the annual Hopkins Symposium in Child Neurology, and the Hopkins Klug Neuroscience Library and Seminar Room. In 2010 Ian was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for service to medicine as a paediatric neurologist and through professional organisations.

Inducted 2008


Mr Paul A HUDSON (1988) Paul Hudson played Australian Rules Football for Hawthorn, the Western Bulldogs and Richmond. Paul joined Hawthorn Football Club in 1990 and played with them for six years, kicking 264 goals, and playing in their premiership side. In the 1992 Pre Season Competition Paul won the first ever Michael Tuck Medal for his performance on the field. Paul joined the Western Bulldogs for the 1997 season, and earned All-Australian selection in 1998. He went on to play for Richmond in 2001. Since retiring from playing, Paul has maintained his involvement with AFL football. He is currently the Development Manager of the St Kilda Football Club, having previously worked as an assistant coach with the Brisbane Lions and Collingwood.

Inducted 2015


Rt Rev’d Philip J HUGGINS (1966) Philip Huggins was ordained in 1977, and has held clerical appointments in regional Victoria, metropolitan Melbourne, and appointments of Assistant Bishop in Perth and Bishop of Grafton, NSW. He returned to Melbourne in 2003 after ten years interstate, taking up the appointments of Incumbent of St Stephen’s Richmond and Bishop to the Northern Region. In 2007 the region was extended to include over 70 parishes in both the Northern and Western Region of Melbourne and Geelong. Philip is Chair of the Board of the Brotherhood of St Laurence, President of Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School, and a Board Member of St Laurence Community Services and Overnewton Anglican Community College. He is also an Executive member of the National Council of Churches of Australia, and a Member of Christian World Service Commission. He has Episcopal oversight of Cross-Cultural Ministry. Philip has a strong interest in and actively contributes to welfare and multi-cultural issues and activities. He tries to hold together both contemplation and action, in the Spirit of Jesus. His key priority is to look after people in the Northern and Western Region—their needs and issues—and to offer them encouragement and support.

Inducted 2014


Mr John Barry HUMPHRIES AO, CBE (1951) Barry Humphries was appointed an Officer in the Order of Australia in 1982. He is a multi-talented actor, artist and writer whose career in the arts began in 1952. Since then he has invented internationally known characters including Barry McKenzie, Sandy Stone, Les Paterson, and his most famous creation, Dame Edna Everage. Barry and his characters have given solo shows, made sound recordings, written books, appeared in film and television, and have been the subjects of exhibitions. He has won numerous awards for comedy and as a television personality, and was awarded the J.R. Ackerley Prize in 1993 for his autobiography More Please.

Inducted 2003


Mr Adrian Peter JACKSON (2001) Adrian Jackson is the first Australian to become a World Champion in any Orienteering discipline – he won a Gold Medal in the 2004 World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships for the Middle Distance Discipline. In the same competition he won a Bronze Medal in both the Long Distance and Relay Disciplines. Before turning to Mountain Bike Orienteering Adrian had won three Australian titles in Foot Orienteering – Under 18 in 2000; Under 20 in 2002 and Under 20 in 2003. Mountain bike orienteering and cross country mountain bike racing is now his major sporting focus and throughout 2005, 2006 and 2007 he has maintained a place in the top four in the official world rankings for mountain bike orienteering.

Inducted 2007


Mr Peter J JOPLING AM QC (1972) Peter Jopling obtained his law degree at the University of Melbourne. After being admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Peter became Associate to Sir Keith Aickin, then a Justice of the High Court of Australia, and thereafter the Right Honourable Sir Ninian Stephen, also a Justice of the High Court of Australia. In 1980 Peter became a member of the Victorian Bar and was appointed one of Her Majesty’s Counsel for the State of Victoria in 1996. Peter has been a member of the Victorian Legal Services Board and its predecessor organisation since 2010 and was a member of the Victorian Legal Admissions Committee and its predecessor organisation for 18 years, and its Chair in 2003. Peter is the Chairman of the Ian Potter Museum of Art and a Director of the Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Foundation Ltd and has been a Vice President of the Howard Florey Institute and is a Governor of the Florey Neuroscience Institutes. He has been a director of the Melbourne Business School and a trustee of the McClelland Sculpture Museum. He is also a member of the Centre for Ethical Leadership at the University of Melbourne and a member of the Victorian College of the Arts Foundation and the Melbourne University Humanities Foundation. His other appointments have included Deputy Chair of the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, and director of the National Gallery of Australia Foundation. Peter is a Patron of the Australian World Orchestra. In 2014 Peter was made a Member of the General Division of the Order of Australia for significant service to the law in Victoria and to the community.

Inducted 2014


Mr Cecil David Mack JOST AM (1935) Mack Jost studied music at the University of Melbourne, gaining a Bachelor of Music in 1939, and later a Diploma of the Master School of Music. He was appointed Chief Study Teacher at the Melbourne University Conservatorium in 1949, and in 1962 became Senior Lecturer in Pianoforte. He taught and examined for over 50 years, in recognition of which he was awarded a Honourary Fellowship of the AMEB. During several international concert tours Mack performed in European capitals as well as in Asian centres. In Australia he was engaged by the ABC to collaborate with distinguished visiting artists, and performed 21 different concertos with the Melbourne, Sydney and Tasmanian orchestras. He was also an avid art collector, and donated over 250 works of Australian Art to the Horsham Art Gallery. Mack was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 1986 for services to music and the arts.

(1918–2000)

Inducted 2006


Dr Nigel John KELLAWAY (1972) After studying piano and composition at the universities of Melbourne and Adelaide, Nigel embarked on a career as a dancer and theatre artist. He was the first Australian actor to work with the Suzuki Company of Toga (Japan, 198485) and also worked with butoh artists Min Tanaka and Kazuo Ohno in Tokyo. Over forty years, he has created more than seventy seminal full length theatre, dance and music works with companies including The Sydney Front, The One Extra Company, Sydney Theatre Company, Entr’acte, Terrapin Puppet Theatre, Sidetrack Performance Group, Legs on the Wall, Ihos Contemporary Opera, the Australian Dance Theatre, Stalker, Calculated Risks Opera Productions, the Song Company, Splinters Theatre of Spectacle, Urban Theatre Projects, Stopera and his own company The Opera Project, and for venues including Performance Space (NSW), the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (WA), Salamanca Arts Centre (Tas), the Royal Court Theatre (UK) and Centre Nationale de la Danse (France). His work has featured in major festivals nationally and internationally. He served on the Dance Board of the Australia Council from 1993 to 1996, and was awarded the 1997 Rex Cramphorn Theatre Scholarship by the NSW Ministry for the Arts and a senior artist’s Fellowship by the Theatre Board of the Australia Council (200405). Since 2011 he has been an artist-in-residence at Arthur Boyd’s Bundanon Estate. Awarded a Doctorate in Creative Arts by the University of Wollongong (2015), he continues to work as a freelance director, performer and mentor.

Inducted 2016


Mr Raymond Edward KELLY (1946) Raymond (Ray) spent twenty years with the Soil Conservation Authority in Victoria, initially in the field, assisting landholders to overcome soil erosion problems and then later, with broad scale water catchment and land management issues, including in Victoria’s Alpine region. In 1977, Ray moved to Queensland and assumed a role developing, implementing and overseeing environmental programs involving land revegetation, water management and air quality control over eight large coal mines in Central Queensland, which included environmental assessments of areas under exploration in Australia. Ray is a founding member of the Cumberla-Witton Catchment network, with a passion for recording and analysing rainfall, water quality and changes in the creeks of Brisbane’s inner west. For more than twenty five years, Ray has maintained scientific records of the local waterways, as well as implementing training standards to establish best practice for a team of volunteers. Ray has been instrumental in guiding and mentoring members of the catchment group to undertake water quality assessments. As a result of Ray’s encouragement and coaching, several members of the group have undertaken training in water sampling and testing as a component of a Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management. In 2017, Ray was presented with the Lord Mayor’s Australia Day Achievement Award by the Brisbane Lord Mayor.

Inducted 2018


Professor Frank John KERR (1933) Frank Kerr made major contributions to the understanding of astronomy through his work with the CSIRO as Senior Principal Research Officer and as Professor of Astronomy at the University of Maryland, USA. Frank was very involved in conceptual studies for the Parkes radio telescope, and when the telescope became operational in 1962, he embarked on an extensive galactic structure program. Between 1986 and 1990, Frank successfully searched for galaxies hidden behind the Milky Way, thus opened up a new and active field of research. Frank was a leader, advisor, innovator and mentor for his scientific colleagues around the world.

(1918–2000)

Inducted 2003


Dr Frank Robison KERR DSO (1904) Frank Robison Kerr was named Australian Rhodes Scholar in 1913 and studied physiology and pathology at University College, Oxford. Whilst a medical undergraduate at the University of Melbourne, he was awarded Triple Blue in cricket, football and athletics. Frank went to France in December 1914 as a Medical Officer in the British Army, and was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) for “conspicuous gallantry and splendid devotion to duty at peril of his own life”. On return from World War I, Frank practised medicine for three years, gained the Diploma of Public Health, and was appointed to the Industrial Hygiene Division of the Commonwealth Department of Health. In 1925 he became Commonwealth Medical Officer in Melbourne.

(1889–1977)

Inducted 2003


Mr Jeremy H KIBEL (1991) Jeremy Kibel is an artist, gallery director, publisher, and entrepreneur. Between 1992 -1993 Jeremy worked as a studio assistant in New York. On his return to Melbourne, he was a studio assistant for the celebrated Australian artists Robert Jacks and Jenny Watson. Jeremy has been exhibiting his work in solo and group exhibitions since 2000. He has been a finalist several times in the prestigious Archibald Prize. He has also been a finalist in the Wynne and Sulman Prize, the Robert Jacks Drawing Prize, ABN-AMRO Emerging Art Award, National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, and the Paul Guest Drawing Prize. In 2011, he won the Substation Contemporary Art Prize. In 2006, Jeremy co-founded Blockprojects art gallery, which showcased the works of many emerging and established artists. A few years later, he launched Blockeditions, which enabled artists to make innovative editions of prints. In 2012, Jeremy was selected by property development firm, Hamton to created artwork for their boutique development, Fifty Albert, which subsequently won the Best Contribution to Urban Art Award from The City of Port Phillip’s 12th Design Development Awards in 2014. In 2014, Jeremy launched NKN Gallery with partners Bill Nuttall and Yasmin Nguyen. One arm of the gallery is his consultancy business, which focuses on financial investment diversification into blue chip Australian and international art. Jeremy is the founder and director of Vault: New Art & Culture magazine, which features local and international art and artists; fashion; architecture and other areas of creative expression. He currently sits on the advisory board of NotFair, a biennial art exhibition established in 2010, which presents the work of emerging and undervalued midgeneration artists.

Inducted 2016


Dr Basil KILVINGTON (1895) After leaving Camberwell Grammar School Basil Kilvington studied medicine at the University of Melbourne, graduating in 1898. While working as a demonstrator at the University, Basil began his study of the regeneration of nerves, for which he won the David Syme Research Scholarship in 1908. In 1918 Basil was elected Honourary Surgeon to in-patients at the Melbourne Hospital; at the university he lectured in surgery, and was later Chairman of the Board of Examiners in Surgery. In 1926 he was one of the Founders of the College of Surgeons of Australasia. Through out this time he maintained his interest in research and published 18 papers on his work on nerves. In 1993 he was described as the “father of peripheral nerve surgery”, whose substantial and prophetic discoveries were generations ahead of the means to apply them through micro surgical techniques.

(1877–1947)

Inducted 2007


Mr Stuart Charles KOLLMORGEN OAM (1986) In 2019, Stuart was awarded an Order of Australia Medal for service to the LGBTI community and sporting organisations and also for his pro bono legal work. As a student during the 1980s, thinking about how life would be for a gay teenager and man was challenging. There were few role models, and the topic was taboo apart from the ‘grim reaper’ campaign against the AIDS pandemic, scandals in the Truth newspaper and tragic endings to Hollywood films. Homosexuality was still a mental disorder to be diagnosed according to the World Health Organisation until 1990. While Camberwell Grammar School was relatively enlightened, at that time, there was no reference to homosexuality in class. Rather, there was derogatory comment in the schoolyard, which weighed heavily and made being honest and coming out in the school environment difficult. Stuart turned this into a challenge to be defeated, applying energy and tenacity with openness. Whilst working as a solicitor in Melbourne for 17 years as a partner of a global firm, Stuart also spent his spare time volunteering and taking board roles in LGBTI organisations. He leveraged his positions to lead and provide pro bono legal advice to community organisations, culminating in his leadership of the Victorian Pride Centre, which will be the biggest purpose-built pride centre in the world – offering support to the Victorian and Australian LGBTI community and beyond into the Asia-Pacific region. Stuart continued his athletics and wider sporting interests that commenced at school to become a senior lawn bowls administrator with Bowls Victoria and a four-time individual world champion for his age group in race walking.

Inducted 2019


Mr Paul G LANG (1972) Paul was awarded the Public Service Medal in 2017 for outstanding public service through the provision of legal advice to the Commonwealth. After graduating from law at the University of Melbourne, Paul worked as a solicitor in private practice prior to commencing with the Commonwealth Attorney General’s legal practice in 1987. During the 1990s, when the Australian Government was engaged in a large scale privatisation program, he was one the Commonwealth’s foremost legal experts on asset sales and privatisations, working as a key member of the legal teams for transactions including Qantas Airways Limited, Australian Airlines and the long term leasing of federally owned airports. In the early 2000s he provided advice on a series of significant Commonwealth industry funding projects, including automotive industry programs and low emissions technology. His contributions over the past 15 years on major Defence projects has covered a wide range of areas including housing and accommodation, logistics, major capital acquisitions and through life support. Most recently, he has contributed to the success of the Future Submarine Program Competitive Evaluation Process, the largest defence acquisition undertaken by Australia. Paul was commissioned as an infantry officer in Melbourne University Regiment in 1974. He received the Reserve Force Decoration (RFD) for completing 15 years commissioned service in the Army Reserve.

Inducted 2017


Mr Andy T LEE (1999) Andy Lee and his close friend and collaborator Hamish Blake, have been among Australia’s most popular entertainers for well over a decade. After graduating from Camberwell Grammar School, Andy went on to study Commerce at Melbourne University, which is where he met Hamish Blake and their exceptional partnership was born. Andy commenced his career on radio with Hamish in the early 2000s, rising to unparalleled success with listeners and becoming the highest rating radio program in Australian history. Their national drive show reached around 2.5million listeners each week and held that audience for an extraordinary 4 years, before they retired from the drive slot in 2011 to pursue other media ambitions. With a desire to establish their careers on TV, they continued to captivate audiences, this time with a stream of successful seasons of their global “Gap Year” expeditions, airing on the Nine Network. The show featured their escapades in New York, the UK, Asia, South America, India, New Zealand and Europe, earning 3 Silver Logies for the show. Together with mainstream radio and TV, they’ve also held comedic reign with their podcasts, having topped the iTunes charts as the #1 Australian radio podcast. In 2008 Hamish and Andy released their “Unessential Listening” CD that went platinum, selling well over 100,000 copies. In 2010 they released a second CD to great acclaim, “Celebrating Over 50 Glorious Years”. In June 2015, Hamish and Andy made their highly anticipated return to the HIT Radio network, once again hosting the top rating week day national Drive show they are known and loved for. 2017 sees another exciting development, as they will perform the final year of their radio show to make way for their return to the Nine Network with the debut of their exciting TV series, ‘True Story with Hamish and Andy’. Throughout his career, Andy has made guest appearances on many TV shows including The Project, Molly, Spicks and Specks, Have You Been Paying Attention, Rove, Thank God You’re Here, Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation and Kinne.

Inducted 2017


Mr Stephen Chinghin LEE OAM (1960) Stephen Lee was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2003 for service to education, particularly through the promotion of Chinese Language teaching in Victoria. Stephen was Head of Chinese and Careers Counselling at Camberwell Grammar School from 1961 until his retirement in 2001. In 1974 he Co-Founded the Chinese Language Teachers’ Association of Victoria, an Association of which he was President from its inception, until 2001. During his teaching career Stephen was part of numerous committees and associations, serving in Executive roles. These groups included The Education Sub-Committee of the Premier’s China Advisory Committee, Joint Victorian/Chinese Standing Committee on Educational Cooperation, Society of Educational Counsellors, and the RMIT Advisory Committee – Vocational and Educational Counselling. Stephen was also an active part of the Victoria Board of Studies as a Panel Chair, Reviewer, Trainer and Chief Assessor for Chinese as a Second Language.

Inducted 2003


Mr Michael D LETCH OAM (1967) In 2012 Michael Letch was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for services to people with a disability through the Disabled Divers Association, an association which he founded in 2007 and of which he is still President. He was awarded a Churchill Fellowship in 2006 to study programs in Europe and the USA that had successfully trained people with disabilities to snorkel and scuba dive. As well as his work Michael has been active on a range of committees and councils including the Sports Federation Council, the Disability Action Centre; and the Ministerial Advisory Committee on Sexuality and Disability Policy. He has worked as a Consultant and Case Manager with Acquired Brain and Spinal Injury as Co-ordinator of the Major Accident Division of the TAC, and as Director of Wheelchair Sports Victoria. Michael has represented Australia in road races and marathons in his custom-made wheelchair in competitions in Europe, USA and Japan. He is a three time winner of the Melbourne Marathon. He was a scuba diving instructor and Marine Environmentalist – Australia’s first paraplegic dive professional.

(1948–2013)

Inducted 2012


Mr Robert C LETHBRIDGE (1970) Robert Lethbridge represented Australia at the 1974 Commonwealth Games in New Zealand, winning a Bronze Medal in Decathlon. His success in athletics began in primary school, when he won the Victorian Primary Schools’ Championship in Triple Jump, setting a new record for the event. His success continued throughout his secondary schooling, culminating in him becoming Victorian Under 17 Champion in Long Jump, and Under 19 Champion in Javelin and Pentathlon. Whilst studying at the University of Melbourne, Robert continued to compete in athletics, setting Victorian and Australian records in Under 19 Pentathlon and Open Decathlon. In 1975 Robert was placed first in the Australian Championships in the Open Decathlon, and in 1984 and 1985 was Victorian Champion in Javelin.

Inducted 2005


Brigadier Edmund Frank LIND CBE, DSO (1906) Edmund Lind was Dux of Camberwell Grammar School in 1905, and went on to study medicine at the University of Melbourne, graduating in 1914. He immediately enlisted in the first AIF as Captain, having served with the Melbourne University Rifles since 1910, and was posted to Egypt and prepared to land on Gallipoli. Throughout the war he served with a number of units and was promoted to Major in 1916, becoming Deputy Assistant Director of Medical Services for 11 ANZAC corps. He received the DSO in January 1918 and was twice Mentioned in Dispatches. On returning to Australia he established a medical practice, and rejoined the Melbourne University Rifles, commanding the unit on a number of occasions. He was promoted to Brigadier in 1938, and in 1940 took command of 23 Brigade, 8th Division, and in June of that year was appointed a Companion of the British Empire (Military Division).

(1889–1944)

Inducted 2005


Dr Keith Jacob LIPSHUT OAM (1939) Keith Lipshut was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2010 for his services to the community as a General Practitioner. Keith’s services to the community have not been limited to his work as a GP. He is a Life Member of the Tennis Club and a life-long member of the Racing Club and Golf Club. He has had a 50 year association with Legacy for which he was recently recognised by the Wangaratta/Myrtleford Legacy Group. Keith also held the position of Medical Officer of Health for the local Shire for many years, and was a founding member of Neil Stewart House, a facility set up by Uniting Care to provide support for dementia patients and their families. The Red Cross Blood Bank was another beneficiary of Keith’s support during his 67 years of medical practice in and around Wangaratta.

(1920–2010)

Inducted 2010


Dr Jonathan D LITTLE (1983) Jonathan Little was the firstAustralian composer to be awarded the Collard Fellowship – one of the most prestigious awards of The City of London’s ancient Worshipful Company of Musicians (est.1500) – and the first composer to receive a Professional Development Award from the UK music business’s own charity, the Musicians’ Benevolent Fund. Jonathan studied music at the University of Melbourne, winning the Lady Turner Exhibition, completed a Diploma in Theology, and then undertook at Monash University a PhD studying the development of “exotic” orchestration. As a composer, Jonathan’s works have won multiple ASCAP and critics’ choice awards in America, as well as PRS, Bliss, and Leighton Trust Awards in the UK. His first major album, Terpsichore, was one of US Fanfare magazine’s top recommended recordings for 2008, while his 2012 album, Polyhymnia – featuring three European orchestras – was nominated in Spain for Best Album of the Year. In 2015, Jonathan received an inaugural Australia Council “Individual International Arts Project Award”, to help fund the creation and recording of an album of multi-part, a cappella polychoral music, entitled Woefully Arrayed, and he was one of only seven composers whose “outstanding works” were selected for the Royal Philharmonic Society’s “ENCORE Choral” Programme (UK) – for performance and broadcast on BBC Radio 3 during 2016-18. In 2016, he was Featured Composer at the CNU Contemporary Music and in early 2017, he received Special Distinction in the ASCAP Rudolf Nissim Prize (USA) – one of the concert music world’s most esteemed awards (for largescale orchestral composition). As writer, Jonathan was Consultant Editor of A&C Black’s Musicians’ and Songwriters’ Yearbook, a contributor to the Hudson Institute’s American Outlook and the British Academy’s Heart & Soul: Revealing the Craft of Songwriting, and his two-volume survey of musical and literary Orientalism won an Authors’ Foundation / Royal Literary Fund Award in 2011 – with a second award won in 2016 for his Anatomy of Musical Composition. From 2001-05, Jonathan was Principal of the UK’s Academy of Contemporary Music, and he was subsequently appointed with the unique dual title of Reader in Music Composition and Music History to the University of Chichester.

Inducted 2014


Captain Robert A LITTLE DSO*, DSC*, C de G*, RN (1914) At the completion of his schooling, at the beginning of World War I, Robert Little sailed to England to enlist in the Royal Naval Air Service. Three months later, at the age of 20, he was commissioned as a probationary Flight Sub-Lieutenant, and began reconnaissance flights along the coast of France. He was promoted to Flight Lieutenant in 1917 and to Commander in January 1918 with No. 3 Naval Fighter Squadron, flying a Sopwith Camel. In April 1918, after the merging of the Royal Flying Corps and the Naval Air Service, Little was promoted to Captain in 203 Squadron Royal Air Force. Little was awarded a Distinguished Service Order and Bar, a Distinguished Service Cross and Bar, and the Croix de Guerre with Star (France). He still holds the record for the most enemy aircraft destroyed by an Australian pilot, some 47 aircraft. Robert Little was fatally wounded in May 1918.

(1895–1918)

Inducted 2005


Mr Randolph LYCETT (1904) Randolf Lycett attended Camberwell Grammar School from 1895 to 1899, before relocating to England, where he established himself as a champion tennis player. In 1919, 1921, and 1923 he won the Wimbledon Mixed Doubles, and in 1921, 1922 and 1923 he was Wimbledon Gentlemen’s Doubles Champion. As well as winning these titles, Randolf played in Wimbledon finals every year from 1919 to 1923. He represented Great Britain in the Davis Cup against Spain in 1921 and against Spain and Belgium in 1923.

(1886–1935)

Inducted 2005


Mr Kenneth Jacob LYONS OAM (1942) Ken Lyons was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2012 for service to veterans and their families, and to the community, through a range of volunteer roles. Ken’s contributions to the Australian community are numerous and they span Rotary, RSL, Theatre Groups, Carols by Candlelight, Senior Citizens groups, Probus Club, Scouts, the Victorian State Emergency Service, School, Hospital and Nursing Home support, SIDS, Red Cross and the Good Friday Appeal for the Children’s Hospital. Ken has been awarded the Paul Harris Fellow Medal from Rotary; the 2010 Senior Achievers Award, Mountain Views Newspaper Honoured Citizens Award, and the Victorian Volunteer State Award. He is a broadcaster on health matters for seniors on Community Radio as a retired pharmacist, and hosts a light entertainment program for seniors on 3WBC 94.1 FM.

Inducted 2012


The Honourable Justice Cameron C MACAULAY (1974) Cameron Macaulay was appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria in September 2010, after nearly 27 years’ practice at the Bar. He studied Arts/Law at Monash University and worked as a solicitor in Box Hill for nearly three years before joining the Victorian Bar as a barrister in 1983. Cameron practised substantially in commercial law and was appointed Senior Counsel (SC) in 2003. He has held a variety of Victorian Bar Committee memberships including: Chairman - Professional Standards Education Committee; Supreme Court - Civil Litigation Committee; Chair - Commercial Bar Association - Insurance and Professional Negligence Section; and Barristers’ Chambers Limited -Board of Directors.

Inducted 2011


Mr James Ian McCOY OAM, JP (1943) James McCoy was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 1996 for services to the community. He has spent over 40 years working for local government and associated bodies and has been on the Boards of institutions including Monash University, The Syme School of Business, George Vowell Hospital for the Blind and Quayside. He is a Life Governor of the Alfred, Box Hill and Prince Henry’s Hospitals and the Association for the Blind. In his professional life he made a significant contribution to the success of the companies he served as CEO, Director or Chairman. These included Petersville Ltd, Peters Ice Cream, Charles & Hunting and Barker Green & Parke. Jim was also a Trustee of the Committee of Economic Development for Australia and a Commissioner of Frankston Council.

(1925–2017)

Inducted 2003


Mr Albert Geoffery McELHINNEY OAM (1938) Geoff McElhinney was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2005 for his service to country music, and his support of community and senior citizens’ groups. Geoff’s musical career was established during World War II. He enlisted in the RAAF, and whilst serving in Borneo his ability to play the guitar and sing was noticed, and he was seconded to entertain the troops with visiting guest stars. At the end of the war Geoff went to Japan with the Occupation Forces to perform, and was appointed to Radio WLKS as the voice of the British Commonwealth Occupation Forces. In 1959 his song, ‘I’ve Been Everywhere’ was a hit in Australia and was later at the top of the song charts in the USA, Germany and Japan. The song has now been recorded in 131 different versions. Geoff was inducted into the International Songwriters Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee in 1963, into the Hands of Fame at Tamworth NSW in 1978, and he received the Tamworth Song Writer’s Association Song Maker Award in 1997.

(1922–2017)

Inducted 2005


Mr J Andrew McFARLANE (1969) Andrew McFarlane is an instantly recognisable personality to Australian film, television and theatre audiences. Over three decades on television, he has become an icon of the Australian screen, having appeared in some of our most successful programmes. His broad ranging appeal has delighted children for almost a decade on Play School, he also played beloved 70s/80s character John Sullivan in The Sullivans, and Dr. Tom Calaghan in The Flying Doctors among many other memorable TV appearances in programs including: Glitch, A Place to Call Home, Love Child, his ASTRA Award winning role in Devils Playground (mini-series), Janet King, The Alice, Neighbours, Through My Eyes, Heroes’ Mountain – the Thredbo Story, The Day of The Roses, Home & Away, Water Rats, Blue Heelers, Shortland Street, All Saints, Murder Call, The Violent Earth, Heartbreak High, Spellbinder, Halifax fp, GP, Rafferty’s Rules, Patrol Boat, Division 4 and Homicide. He is currently shooting the new Channel 9 series Hyde & Seek and the ABC mini-series Seven Types of Ambiguity to be screened later in 2016. Andrew appeared as Donald Mackay in Underbelly II, A Tale of Two Cities - Australia’s highest rating television series launch ever. He is also a regular on the popular reality programme 20 to One. Andrew’s film credits include Truth, The Shallows, The Falls, Razzle Dazzle, Little White Lies, Returning Lily, Boulevard of Broken Dreams, Doctors and Nurses, Break of Day and Born to Run. Andrew has also appeared in leading roles in countless stage productions, many with Sydney and Melbourne main stage theatre companies. His credits include Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Cyrano de Bergerac, King Lear, Henry 1V Pt 1, A Month in the Country, Private Lives, Emerald City, After the Ball, Woman in Mind, Scarlett O’Hara at the Crimson Parrot, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolfe, as well as, Salieri in Peter Shafer’s Amadeus. Andrew premiered in David Williamson’s Let the Sunshine, and more recently, Nothing Personal. Following his appearance in the Black Swan State Theatre Company’s production of Arcadia, Andrew starred in the Melbourne Theatre Company production of The Heretic, Tamarama Rock Surfers’ I Want to Sleep with Tom Stoppard and in Griffin Theatre Company’s Dreams in White. In 2016 Andrew appeared in Quartet for Queensland Theatre Company. Andrew recently delighted audiences in Perth performing with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra and joined Gordon Frost Organisation’s blockbuster musical FAME as resident director and in the role of Mr Myers. Andrew has also enjoyed a successful voice-over career, playing characters such as Big Nut Brown Hare and Otter in the children’s classic Guess How Much I Love You as well as narrating audio books for the blind.

Inducted 2016


The Honourable Justice John Eric MIDDLETON (1970) John Middleton was Equal Dux of the School (Humanities) in 1970. Upon qualifying as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria, he became an Associate to the Right Honourable Sir Ninian Stephen, then a Justice of the High Court of Australia. He proceeded to become a member of the Victorian Bar in 1979, and became One of Her Majesty’s Counsel for the State of Victoria in 1991. He has been actively involved for many years in the legal profession, being one time Chairman of the Victorian Bar Council and Chairman of the Board of Examiners of the Supreme Court of Victoria and a member of the Legal Services Board. In 2003 he was a recipient of the Centenary Medal for services as a former Chairman, Bar Council, to the community and to education. John has been appointed a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia, a Deputy President of the Australian Competition Tribunal, then President of the Australian Competition Tribunal, a Presidential Member of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, and part-time Commissioner to the Australian Law Reform Commission. John is also a Council Member of The University of Melbourne, a member of The American Law Institute, a member of Judicial Liaison Committee for Australian Centre for Commercial International Arbitration, a Board member of the Victorian Bar Foundation, a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law, and Member of the Editorial Board of The Journal of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand.

Inducted 2007


Mr John Gould MILES (1947) John Miles represented the Templestowe Province in the Victorian Legislative Council from 1985 until 1992, at which time he was the Coalition Upper House Spokesman for Education and Sport. During those years he sat on and chaired numerous Committees of Review, Joint Policy Committees, Administrative Committees and Parliamentary Conferences. Prior to entering Parliament, John taught History, English and Politics at Scotch College and coached their cricket First XI for 22 years. Following his parliamentary career John became Vice Chairman of the Australian South African Business Council (ASABC) a voluntary organisation dedicated to developing business connections between Australia and South Africa, by working with government, organisations and individuals. John has also been very active in Lions International (Past President of Hawthorn Club), he has played and coached cricket at an elite level and has been a Delegate on the Victoria Cricket Association.

(1930–2010)

Inducted 2008


Mr Russell G MORRIS (1979) Russell Morris was recruited from the North Shore Bombers in New South Wales. He began his career with the Hawthorn Football Club in 1984, going on to play 93 games and kick 52 goals, as well as playing in the 1986 Premiership side. In 1987 he represented Victoria in the State of Origin series, and was named in the All-Australian side that same year. Russell moved to the St Kilda Football Club in 1991, playing 66 games and kicking 32 goals for the Saints. In 2004 he was chosen as a member of the AFL Team of the Century. Since retiring from playing Russell has worked in the media and remains active with sports clubs and his business interests.

Inducted 2015


Mr Frank Garden MURDOCH (1904) Frank Murdoch is one of the select few golfers who won the State Amateur Championships in three states – Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales. In 1912, at Sandringham, Frank won the Victoria title by 12 strokes! In 1912 he also won the inaugural Australasian Foursomes Challenge Shield, a feat he replicated 10 years later, in 1922. At a local level, Frank was Club Secretary of Riversdale Golf Club from 1909 until 1914; won the Club Championship four times, and was the first player to break a gross score of 70 on Riversdale’s East Camberwell course.

(1887–1933)

Inducted 2007


Sir Keith Arthur MURDOCH (1901) Keith Murdoch was knighted in 1933. He began his career in journalism with the Melbourne Age as a correspondent for the district of Malvern. In 1907 he left for London where he attended the London School of Economics, and returned to Melbourne in 1910 as a staff reporter for the Age. In 1912 Keith became a political correspondent for the Sydney evening Sun, and then in 1915 he transferred to London as Managing Editor of the United Cable Service of the Sun and Melbourne Herald. He was then commissioned to go to Gallipoli as war correspondent. In 1942 Keith became Chairman of Directors of the Herald and Weekly Times, and Director of The Herald, Sun News-Pictorial, and associated publications.

(1886–1952)

Inducted 2003


Professor Sir Walter Logie Forbes MURDOCH KCMG, CBE (1891) Walter Murdoch was a distinguished essayist and biographer. He was Foundation Professor of English (1912–1939) and Chancellor of The University of Western Australia (1943– 1948), and was knighted in 1964. In 1974, on the 100th anniversary of Walter’s birth, Western Australia’s second university, Murdoch University, was named in his honour, in recognition of his inspirational educational vision.

(1874–1970)

Inducted 2003


Mr Roger Bailie NICHOLSON OAM (1947) Roger Nicholson was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2007 for services to the community, particularly through support for youth organisations including ‘Very Special Kids’. On leaving school, (where he was School Captain) he joined the Shell Company. He worked in accounting, operations, and as Government Relations Manager representing the company with a Royal Commission, Trade Practices Commission, Prices Justification Tribunal and Foreign Investment Review Board. He later became the Executive Director of the Australian Institute of Petroleum, the umbrella organisation for the oil industry. His voluntary activities have included Lord Somers Camp and Power House, the Citizen Military Forces, Melbourne Rotary Club (President 1998/99) and Melbourne Probus Club (President 2006/7). He is also a member of the The Australian Club, the Naval and Military Club and Metropolitan Golf Club. On retirement he joined Very Special Kids supporting children with life threatening conditions. He visited overseas children’s hospices and family support systems and was heavily involved in establishing Australian’s first hospice for children, by negotiating premises, obtaining and organising finance, and in supervising the building program. Very Special Kids now supports more than 800 families.

(1929–2018) Inducted 2007


Mr Peter Newton OWEN (1978) Peter has been a passionate lifetime participant and contributor to the game of tennis. He has played, studied, and coached tennis around the world. He represented universities in Texas and Tennessee in NCAA division 1 and received an All-American honourable mention. He coached at elite country clubs in New York and Paris. He is also a World Masters’ Gold and Bronze medallist in doubles and singles respectively. Peter is a State and National award winner including multiple awards at the Newcombe Medal Australian Tennis Awards. These include ‘Most Outstanding Club Coach”, “Most Outstanding Tennis Community”, and a finalist in both Most Outstanding Club and School categories. He was the senior coach at Scotch College for 28 years. Peter was Dux of the Tennis Coaches Australia-Victoria training school, completed a Bachelor of Education in Physical Education and Mathematics, has a Diploma of Management, is a Tennis Australia Master Club Professional, and a United States Professional Tennis Association Elite Professional. Peter served as President of Tennis Coaches Australia-Victoria looking after the interests of 900 professional coaches and continues to sit on the Board of Management. Peter was also a founder of the National Coach Advisory Group and was a coopted Director of Tennis Victoria. In 2015 he was appointed National Coach Development Manager at Tennis Australia to coordinate the professional development and business development of 3000 coaches across Australia. His two companies Toptenn Tennis Promotions and Tiebreak Enterprises provide tennis coaching and services to players of all abilities across thirteen venues and multiple schools. Peter was the founding member and remains number one provider of the TA national grass roots program Tennis Hotshots with over 4000 registered participants weekly. Peter still regards the two AGSV premierships under mentor Ian Mason as his career highlight. His number one priority as Director of Tennis is to return the AGSV premiership trophy to Camberwell Grammar.

Inducted 2012


Mr David PALFREYMAN (1963) David Palfreyman is the only Australian to have represented his country as a coxswain, rower and coach. He began his coxing career in 1957 and first represented Victoria in 1960. Whilst still at Camberwell Grammar, he coxed the men’s Eight at the 1962 World Rowing Championships in Switzerland and later that year won a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Perth, aged 16. As a coxswain, David represented Australia at two World Rowing Championships. In 1964 David progressed to rowing where he once again represented both Victoria and Australia. During his eleven years rowing, he won national titles nearly every year and also represented Australia at the 1966 World Rowing Championships. From 1975 David shifted his focus to coaching. He has coached two Olympic crews, including the first women’s crew to represent Australia at the Moscow Olympics in 1980 and more recently the women’s Double Scull at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. In between, David has coached nine Australian crews at the World Rowing Championships as well as a number of men’s and women’s crews to national titles. In total, David has represented Victoria 18 times and Australia 13 times.

Inducted 2009


Mr Ronald John PARKER OAM (1939) Ronald Parker was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2012 for services to the community through a range of volunteer roles. His voluntary work spans over 47 years within a wide range of organisations. He served as a volunteer counsellor and support worker in the Emergency Department of the Austin Hospital for 12 years, has been a Guide and Education Officer at the Victorian Supreme Court for 10 years; has been a Zone Leader for Neighbourhood Watch for 25 years, and has guided tours at the MCG for 10 years. His other roles have included Committee memberships, and Executive roles in Lord Somers Camp, Royal Flying Doctor Service, Collingwood Cricket Club, World Ship Society and the Maritime Heritage Association. Ron was awarded the Australian Sports Medal in 2000.

Inducted 2012


Mr Wesble Kenneth PERRY DFC (1939) During World War ll Wes Perry was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. Beginning in 1941 he served with the Fifth Battalion, Victorian Scottish Regiment, and from 1942 until 1945 he served in the RAAF becoming a Flight Lieutenant Pilot with the RAAF/RAF Bomber and Transport Commands in Europe, Canada, USA and the Pacific areas. As well as this distinguished career in the RAAF, in civilian life Wes served as Bursar of Haileybury College for 27 years, beginning in 1959. In this role he became a key player in achieving best practice in school bursars’ administration. In retirement Wes played a pivotal role in the development of the Australian Retired Bursars’ Association as convenor.

(1922–2012)

Inducted 2006


Mr Barrie Alexander PROVAN OAM (1953) Barrie began at Camberwell in 1939, completing his education in 1953 Barrie played 1st XI cricket for five years at the School, 1st XVIII football for four years, 1st IV tennis for three years and represented the School in Athletics throughout his senior years. He received triple colours in his final year and was a School Prefect in his final two years. Barrie studied to become a chartered accountant and became a partner in a firm of chartered accountants going on to establish his own firm, Wilson, Provan and Co, which merged with another firm in 1975 to become Danby, Bland, Provan and Co. The firm is now known as Accru with six partners and sixty plus staff. During his accounting career, Barrie was Honorary Treasurer of the Mission for Seamen for more than thirty years, Treasurer and Council member at Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School for a similar period and was auditor in his own name for the Melbourne Cricket Club for twenty-five years. Barrie along with three others, created and developed the Overnewton Anglican Grammar School which now has enrolments in excess of 2500 pupils. He also contributed to the establishment of the Geelong Christian College. On retiring from Accru, Barrie was appointed Chair of the Good Shepherd Nursing Home complex, a position he held for twenty one years. In 1992, Barrie purchased Suma Park on the Bellarine Peninsula and developed it as a conference centre with accommodation, a vineyard, a working train station connected to the steam train in Queenscliff and a cricket ground. Barrie was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2018 for service to the community of Queenscliff.

Inducted 2018


The Honourable Sir George Oswald REID (1922) George Reid studied law at the University of Melbourne where he graduated LLB. After practising as a solicitor and barrister, Reid was elected to the Victorian Legislative Assembly in 1947 as the Liberal member for Box Hill. He served in State Parliament from 1947 to 1952, and from 1955 until his retirement in 1973. During his career he held a number of portfolios in the government, including Labour and Industry and Electrical Undertakings (1956 – 1965); Fuel and Power (1965 – 1970), and Attorney General (1967 – 1973).

(1903–1993)

Inducted 2006


Mr Ian Lyall ROBERTSON AO (1973) Ian Robertson attended Camberwell Grammar School for 12 years, from 1962 to 1973. He then studied law and commerce at the University of Melbourne where he resided at Queens College. He obtained degrees in Law and Commerce in 1978 and then commenced as an articled clerk with the Melbourne law firm Gillotts (which later merged to become part of Minter Ellison). In 1981 he was appointed the sole in-house counsel at David Syme & Co Limited, publisher of The Age newspaper and owner of a number of other media businesses. Ian’s involvement in the Australian media industry commenced at that time and has continued ever since. In 1989 Ian joined the Melbourne law firm Holding Redlich as a Senior Associate. He became a partner the following year and, in 1994, he moved to Sydney to establish the firm’s Sydney office. He was the Sydney Managing Partner of Holding Redlich until July 2015 when he became the National Managing Partner of Holding Redlich. Ian has held a number of public sector board appointments mostly related to media or the arts including Next Wave Festival—Board of Management (1989–1993), Melbourne Parks and Waterways (now called Parks Victoria— Board Member (1994–1996), Film Australia Limited—Board Member (1991–1997) and Deputy Chair (1996–1997), Cinemedia Corporation (now called Film Victoria)—Board Member (1998–2000), Australian Broadcasting Authority—Member (1997–2004), Ausfilm International Inc—Board Member (2001–2009) and Chair (2003–2007), Screen Australia—Deputy Chair (2008–2013), and Film Victoria—President of the Board (2011 to date). Ian is recognised in the categories of corporate law and entertainment law listed as Australia’s best entertainment lawyer in the peer-voted Best Lawyers List for Australia, and in March 2013 The Australian newspaper listed him as one of the 50 most influential people in the arts in Australia. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Ian was appointed an Officer in the Order of Australia in 2018, for distinguished service to the arts, particularly the Australian film industry through executive roles in the screen production sector, as a patron and benefactor, and to the law.

Inducted 2013


Colonel Christopher Joseph ROBINSON CSC (1980) Colonel Chris Robinson completed a BA in International Relations at La Trobe University in 1983, and went on to study at the Officer Cadet School, Portsea. He was subsequently allocated to the Royal Australian Corps of Signals. Early Regimental appointments included service in 104 Signal Squadron (1st Brigade) and 152 Signal Squadron (The Special Air Service Regiment). Subsequent appointments as a Captain included postings to Headquarters 1st Division and to Materiel Division (Army) as the Officer Commanding, RAVEN Commissioning Team, where he was responsible for the introduction into service of a High Frequency Radio System to units of the Australian Army, Royal Australian Navy and Royal Australian Air Force. In 1998 Colonel Robinson was appointed Officer Commanding 229 (Berlin) Signal Squadron, 7th Signal Regiment, British Army, based in Krefeld, Germany. His Squadron provided communications support to 1st (UK) Signal Brigade and Headquarters Allied Rapid Reaction Corps. He commanded the Squadron on Operation AGRICOLA (Kosovo War (1999)) in both the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Kosovo, and was the Deputy Commander of the Regiment for two months during this deployment. As a result of this service he was awarded the Conspicuous Service Cross for “Outstanding achievement as the Squadron Commander of a United Kingdom Trunk Communications Squadron�. Since 2000 Chris has been involved in the planning, management and implementation of strategic communications support to the Australia Defence Organisation; was appointed Commandant of the Army School of Signals in 2002, and in December 2002 became the inaugural Commandant of the Defence Force School of Signals, responsible for Communication Information Systems and Electronic Warfare training for the Australian Defence Force. Colonel Robinson is a graduate of the Australian Army Command and Staff College (1997) and the National Defence University, Pakistan (2008). He holds a Graduate Diploma in Telecommunications System Management (1988) from Swinburne Institute of Technology, a Graduate Diploma of Management (1997) from the University of Southern Queensland and a Masters of Science in Defence and Strategic Studies (2008) from the National Defence University.

Inducted 2008


Mr Andrew C ROSS AM (1965) After being involved in the Melbourne student and alternative theatre scene in the 1970’s, Andrew Ross set up a schools touring Theatre Company in Perth, WA. After undertaking post-graduate director training in the UK with the British Council, he returned to WA for the 1982 Festival of Perth. On his way back to Australia he travelled through India, Malaysia and Indonesia, taking every opportunity to see live performances, commencing a lifelong interest in the performing arts of South Asia and South East Asia. In 1991 he became the first Artistic Director of the newly formed Black Swan Theatre Company in Western Australia, where he stayed until 2003. During that time he worked closely with composers, designers and painters directing premieres of musicals including Bran Nue Dae, Corrugation Road Manu, and adaptations of novels including Merry-Go-Round in the Sea and The Year of Living Dangerously. In 2003 Andrew took up the position of Director of the newly opened Brisbane Power House, overseeing local and touring productions. He has taught and directed productions at the VCA and at WAPA where he was Associate Professor. In 2013 Andrew received an Australia- Indonesia Merdeka Fellowship. He is now Artistic Director of the Darwin Festival.

Inducted 2015


Mr Tim Theodore SCHENKEN OAM (1960) Tim Schenken started his racing career in Melbourne in an Austin A30 at Templestowe Hill Climb and quickly progressed to a Lotus 18, winning a number of local titles. Driving for a friend, he also won the 1964 Australian Hill Climb Championship. Tim decided to pursue a professional career and travelled to the UK in 1965. In a short time he turned “professional” and won a number of British Championships, including those for Formula Ford and Formula 3. This led to being noticed by Jack Brabham—and a drive. In 1970 he competed in the first of 35 Grands Prix for Frank Williams. Later, with Brabhams, he scored his best Formula One placing in Austria, where he finished third. He is one of only four Australians to have scored points in the FIA Formula One World Championship. Other drives included races with Ferrari, Ford, Porsche and Jaguar factories. The sports car drives led to two victories in the Nurburgring 1000km. race. In 1976, he founded Tiga Racing Cars with a colleague (Howden Ganley) and built over 400 racing cars before the company was sold in 1984. During this period, he also became a team owner and manager, running cars in Formula 2 and Formula 3. Tim also had a short spell in the US running an IMSA Sports Car Team before returning to Australia to take up a position with the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport Ltd. (CAMS) in 1984. Tim is currently the Director of Racing Operations with CAMS and the Chairman of the Organising Committee and Clerk of the Course for the Australian Grand Prix. He is the Race Director for the International V8 Supercars Championship. Tim maintains close contacts with international motor sport bodies, oversees CAMS’ relationship with the FIA, and is a long-standing member of the FIA Touring Car Commission. He was recently appointed Vice President of the FIA Circuits Commission. Tim was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2016 for service to motor sport.

Inducted 2013


Mr James Edward SCHOFIELD AM (1939) James Schofield studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Melbourne, and then left his studies to join the Air Force. James trained as a pilot in Victoria and Tasmania. After graduating with a commission, he was posted to the Middle East where he was trained on Hurricane aircraft. He returned to Australia in 1944 after 32 months of unbroken flying duties. He then successfully applied for an RAAF post to train test pilots. On completion of this course he secured a position with the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation as a test pilot. In the late 1940’s he embarked on a new career with the Department of Civil Aviation as an Inspector of Accidents and played a key role in raising air safety standards in Australia. In 1987 he was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for public service to the Aviation Industry in Australia and Papua New Guinea. Other senior positions included Civil Aviation Liaison Officer at the Australian High Commission in London and Regional Director of Aviation for Papua New Guinea. In 1977 James was Deputy Secretary (Air Operations) to the Australian Department of Transport, and on retiring from this position consulted to industry and government. Schofield House is named after School Council Member, Archdeacon J A Schofield, James’ father.

(1921–2005)

Inducted 2006


Mr Michael P SHIPLEY (1974) Mike Shipley is a Grammy-award winning mix engineer who has been prominent in the global music industry for several decades, having worked on projects with combined sales in the hundreds of millions of records and CDs. After a short stint at art school, he moved to London, where he got his first big break working for Wessex Studios, home to huge acts including Queen and The Sex Pistols. His first engineering sessions were during the punk-music explosion of the late 70s and early 80s and included recordings with the likes of these names and others, including The Damned. His contemporaries at Wessex included producer Roy Thomas Baker, Chris Thomas, and engineers Tim Friese-Greene and Bill Price. Asked to work with Joni Mitchell, Shipley went to Los Angeles in 1984, where his career has been at full-steam ever since, and has included huge successes, including particularly Shania Twain, The Corrs, Anberlin, Maroon 5, Faith Hill, India Arie, Kelly Clarkson, Green Day and Nickelback. He has produced and mixed albums for such diverse artists as Queen, AC/DC, Lynam, Joni Mitchell, The Cars, Meat Loaf, Def Leppard, A Flock of Seagulls, Winger, The Clash, Van Halen, The Corrs, Anberlin, Kim Carnes, Kelly Clarkson, Shania Twain, Blondie, Aerosmith, Tom Petty, Foreigner, Devo, Cheap Trick, Jimmy Barnes, Enrique Iglesias, Tim McGraw, Ashley Tesoro, Maroon 5, Barenaked Ladies, Berlin, Faith Hill, Nickelback, Michael Bolton, Ronan Keating, Thomas Dolby, Ric Ocasek, Jefferson Airplane, Green Day, Blessed By a Broken Heart, The Black Crowes, Alison Krauss, Casey Chambers, Papa Roach, Shawn Colvin, Takota, John Waite and My Chemical Romance. Until recently, he was a Senior Director at Bardic Records, a company founded by Jack Ponti with bases in New York and London. The company has since merged into another entity called The Platform Group, with which Mike is still affiliated.

(1956–2013) Inducted 2010


Mr Matthew David SMITH (1993) Matthew left Camberwell Grammar School in 1993 and studied a Bachelor of Commerce at Monash University and a Bachelor of Business Administration and Management at the University of Alabama. He worked as a Project Manager at Reclink Australia, firstly as the Katherine Regional Manager and then as the Indigenous Projects Manager at AFL Northern Territory, going on to be the National Project Co-ordinator, Australia Programs for World Vision. In 2013 he set up Yuenduma Sports Academy and then became CEO of WANTA in 2015. Matthew represented Australia in the Mare Nostrum Tour in Europe in 1995. In 1997, he represented Australia in swimming in the Pan Pacific Championships in Fukuoka, Japan in the 400, 800 and 1500 freestyle. Also in 1997, at the Australian Swimming Championships, Matthew was placed first in the 800 freestyle and third in the 1500 freestyle. He was part of the team that broke the Commonwealth record for the 4 x 200 freestyle at Melbourne Vicentre. Matthew was awarded a full scholarship for swimming to the University of Alabama in 1998. He was placed sixth in the 1650 yard freestyle at the South East Conference Championships. Matthew was also Victorian State champion for the 800 freestyle on six occasions and the 1500 metre freestyle on seven occasions.

Inducted 2018


Mr Gregory Robert SMITH AM (1969) Greg Smith was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2008 for service to Industrial Relations through conciliation, mediation and arbitration, and by assisting employers and employees to achieve fair and effective agreements. He was appointed to the Australian Conciliation and Arbitration Commission in 1987 and since then his expertise has been in demand nationally and internationally. He has advised on labour relations in Southern Africa, and has also instructed and examined students from South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Mozambique, Swaziland and Botswana in a Post Graduate Diploma in Law (Conciliation and Arbitration). Greg facilitated a dispute involving the United Nations and its Staff Associations which took him to the USA and Italy. Greg has also been a guest speaker at a wide range of international forums and conferences on issues relating to Employment Contract Law and Industrial Relations. These include conferences in the China, Japan and Germany.

Inducted 2008


Federal Agent Anthony Burton STAFFORD OAM (1982) Tony Stafford was awarded the Order of Australia Medal in 2011 for service to international relations in the Solomon Islands, and to the community, as a Member of the Australian Federal Police. His Commander wrote: “As part of the Regional Aid Mission, he showed a sincere desire to do whatever possible to improve the plight of the Solomon Islanders. His work ethic and commitment have been publicly recognised throughout the Asia Pacific Region with the successful investigation into the murders of Father Geve and the Anglican Missionary Brothers. This was only possible through Agent Stafford’s leadership and dedication as Coordinator of Investigations. As lead negotiator he managed the peaceful surrender of key militants of the Guadacanal Liberation Front and then negotiated the safe return of internally displaced people to the South Guadacanal Region.” He was an outstanding ambassador and totally dedicated to the securing of a more positive future for the Nation’s people. He was also instrumental in the establishment of an Australian Rules Football Clinic ‘Solkick’ for the youth of the Solomons. The AFL subsequently became involved in the program.

Inducted 2011


Dr Henry Douglas STEPHENS (1895) Henry Stephens was a foundation student of Camberwell Grammar School in 1886, and Dux of the School in 1894. He studied Medicine and Surgery at the University of Melbourne, and became Resident Medical Officer at the Children’s Hospital in 1901. Serving the Children’s Hospital for 45 years, Henry became recognised as one of Australia’s leading paediatric surgeons. Co-founder of the Melbourne Paediatric Society, he was its Honorary Secretary for 20 years, and in 1950 was the foundation President of the Australian Paediatrics Association (Australian College of Paediatrics). He served from 1931 to 1940 on the Faculty of Medicine and lectured at the university on diseases of children; from 1935 to 1940 he was Dean of the clinical school, Royal Children’s Hospital; and he was a councillor of the Royal Victorian College of Nursing and the Victorian Society for Crippled Children.

(1877–1952)

Inducted 2007


Mr Thomas A STEPHENSON (1967) Tom completed a Bachelor of Building (Q. S.) at the University of Melbourne in 1974. During this time he built a Half-Ton Class Ocean Racing Yacht Providence, in which he won the Australian HalfTon Championship in Sydney, February 1975. He represented Australia at the World Half Ton Cup in Chicago USA in September 1975, convincingly winning the event in Foxylady, against many of the world’s best sailors at the time. In 1976 he was named Australian Yachtsman of the Year and many International Sailing Event invitations and successes followed. He was construction manager and sailing master for Victoria’s first successful contender, Superstar, for a place in the three boat Australian team for the 1977 Admiral’s Cup, UK. In 1978 he skippered the radical 36’ One-Ton Class racer B195/ Magic Pudding, in the three boat Australian team for the inaugural Pam Am Clipper Cup in Hawaii, USA, with the team winning this event, and Magic Pudding winning the final long distance (775 nautical mile) Around the State Race. From 1977 to 1985 Tom turned his time and attention to boatbuilding where he developed and produced a range of performance sailing boats, and from 1986 to 1997 he consulted internationally in marina construction. In 1997, 1998 and 1999 he was Event/Race Director for the World Sailing Championships, a highly successful Melbourne Major Event. In recent years he has established a reputation as a marine model maker; his best known work is perhaps, the Sydney Hobart Race winners display at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia in Sydney, where he has made every winner of the race and continues to do so.

Inducted 2017


Dr Anthony J STIMSON (1966) Tony Stimson studied History at the University of Adelaide and Flinders University. In 1990 he founded, with two others, Eynesbury College, an independent Years 11 and 12 college in Adelaide. The absence of younger students meant that Eynesbury could operate informally compared with other schools. Teachers and students worked on a first name basis and students had some freedom of movement in and out of the school. There were no sirens or uniforms. All students were heading towards university. Eynesbury quickly established a reputation as a leading academic college. Two international English Language Centres and two Institutes of Business and Technology followed, all with a focus on international education and highly successful examples of partnerships between privately owned tertiary institutions and South Australia’s universities. Tony stepped down as school Principal in 2007. He later consulted for independent schools and founded, with his wife, Community Action for People with Disabilities in Africa, a small development organisation building capacity in local disability providers in Moshi, Tanzania.

Inducted 2014


Mr Greg J STRACHAN (1975) Gregory Strachan graduated from the University of Melbourne with a degree in Optometry, BSc Optom, in 1980. Since then he has worked in private practice and as a Clinical Instructor at the Victorian College of Optometry. He has held a wide variety of positions in professional associations in his chosen field including Chair of the Optometrists Registration Board Complaints SubCommittee; Member of the Optometrists Registration Board of Victoria and President from 2005–2010. Alongside his busy professional life, Greg found time to play 154 Senior Games with the Richmond Football Club from 1976 until 1987, including playing in the Premiership side in 1980. Greg was made a Life Member of Richmond Football Club in 1987.

Inducted 2013


Mr Kimon TALIADOROS (1985) Kimon Taliadoros made his Socceroo appearance in 1990 in the 3-0 win over Indonesia in the Merlion Cup. He went on to represent Australia 9 more times in the National team. He played over 14 seasons in the National Soccer League playing for Victorian clubs South Melbourne and Collingwood Warriors, and New South Wales clubs, Marconi, Sydney Olympic and Parramatta Power. Kimon’s playing honours include a NSL Championship, NSL Premiership and NSL Golden Boot, all with South Melbourne. After retiring from playing Kimon focussed on a business career as well as working as a commentator for several TV programmes, a coach, a referee and football administrator. In March 2015 Kimon was elected President of Football Federation Victoria.

Inducted 2015


Mr Alister Grant TAYLOR (1995) Alister Taylor became a member of the Mercantile Rowing Club after leaving school and was awarded a Victorian Institute of Sport Scholarship. He has competed in Single Scull, Double Scull, Coxed Four, and Quadruple Scull at State, National and International levels. His early career highlights include Victorian Champion Elite Single Scull in the 2003/2004 season; Elite Quadruple Scull National Champion; Elite Single Scull Champion (NSW); Elite Quadruple Scull Champion (NSW) and Elite Coxed Four Champion (Vic) in the 2004/2005 season. In 2008 Alister won the National Championship in Elite Coxed Four and was a member of the Victorian State Team for the President’s Cup. In 2009 he was Australian National Champion Coxed Four and Champion Elite Double Scull. Most recently, in 2010, he was the winner of the Henley Royal Regatta Prince of Wales Challenge for Club Coxed Four, and also the Belgian National Champion Coxed Four. Alister is currently undefeated in Coxed Four in the UK and international regattas.

Inducted 2011


Dr Bruce E TAYLOR (1967) Bruce graduated from the University of Melbourne in Dental Science and completed a post graduate degree in Orthodontics in 1981. He recently retired from clinical practice having been involved in many facets of the profession for over forty years and being awarded Honorary Life Membership of the Australian Dental Association. Throughout his life he has been a keen sailor representing Victoria and Australia on numerous occasions both locally and internationally. He has completed in 36 Sydney to Hobart races in a series of yachts named Chutzpah. Whilst an overall win has eluded him he has achieved two seconds, a third, and a fourth coupled with a record breaking eleven divisional wins. In 2016 Bruce and his son Andrew (1988) became the first father/son combination to team up for 25 Sydney Hobarts. Andrew, based in Hong Kong, campaigns his yacht Ambush on the Asian circuit where Bruce often joins him. Bruce is a past Commodore and Life Member of the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria and plans a few more years of ocean racing.

Inducted 2017


Mr Richard B TAYLOR (1991) Recruited by Hawthorn from Camberwell Grammar at pick 39 in the 1991 national draft, Richard made his debut in 1992 against Essendon contributing 3 goals in a 160 point win. After suffering a second ACL knee injury requiring reconstructive surgery in 1994 he was delisted, but was picked up again by Hawthorn in the pre-season draft for

1995. In 1999, Richard was a member of the Hawthorn Night Premiership side and in the same year ran second in the club’s Best and Fairest award. His other awards with Hawthorn include Most Courageous Player in 1998, Most Improved Player in 1996 and winner of the Beau Wallace Award in 1992.

Richard went on to finish with 112 games for Hawthorn and 28 games for the West Coast Eagles. Hawthorn from 1992-2000 and West Coast Eagles from 2001-2002. After retiring from AFL football, Richard studied Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne and Sports Science at Edith Cowan University. He is currently completing a Masters in Physiotherapy and is part of a research team investigating the risk factors associated with acute and recurrent hamstring muscle strain injuries in the AFL. Richard has also continued to work closely with the AFL in the National Under 18 program as a senior physiotherapist for the Victorian State Football Academy.

Inducted 2017


Dr Fraser Keir THOMPSON (1995) Dr Fraser Thompson was named an Australian Rhodes Scholar in 2001, and completed a Masters and Doctorate in Economics at Oxford University. Prior to studying in England, Fraser completed an Honours Degree in Finance, and a Bachelor of Commerce/ Arts at the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences (Finance) at Butler University in Indianapolis, USA, where he was awarded an Athletics Scholarship. At Butler University, Fraser was a two-time All American runner in track and field, and cross country; and was named the university’s outstanding student in 2001. Fraser also studied at Beijing Normal University, China. At Oxford, Fraser was President of the Oxford University Athletic Club and was named as the Athlete of the Decade (with previous winners including Sir Roger Bannister). Fraser was also a tutor and lecturer in economics at Oxford University. After leaving Oxford, Fraser worked at the World Bank, and then at McKinsey & Company for 9 years, beginning in Dubai, and then moving to London and finally Singapore. During this time, Fraser led the McKinsey Global Institute, the economic research arm of McKinsey, in Southeast Asia and globally on sustainability topics. Fraser left McKinsey to co-found AlphaBeta (www.alphabeta.com), together with another Australian Rhodes Scholar (Dr Andrew Charlton). AlphaBeta is an economic strategy firm based in Singapore and Australia, which aims to use economic insights to address major societal and business challenges. Fraser is currently President of AustCham ASEAN, which is the peak representative body, established in January 2017, to represent Australian business interests in Southeast Asia. He is also a board member of AustCham Singapore; and a former board member of On Purpose, a not-for-profit organization that trains the future leaders of social enterprises, charities, and businesses that aim to engage in socially and environmentally rewarding activities.

Inducted 2003


Mr Stewart Lindsay THOMSON (2005) Stewart Thomson began kayaking at school when he became involved in the Murray River Marathon. His school days’ success encouraged him to continue with the sport and he has built on that success in recent years. Australian canoeing is strong and competitive and Stewart has continued to excel in his chosen sport. In 2004 he was selected to represent Australia in the Junior Men K1 Marathon team in Portugal, and followed this with selection for the World Cup Championships in France in the K1 event, and the K2 event in Norway. In 2005 he again represented Australia in the World Championships in Perth in the K2 event.

Inducted 2012


Mr Christopher I THORN AM (1981) Christopher is a partner in EY’s Climate Change & Sustainability practice. He has a particular focus on building the Impact Investment and Social Finance market in Australia. His studies include a Bachelor of Commerce from Melbourne University; a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance from The Securities Institute of Australia; a Sales Management Program at Columbia Business School and the Non-profit Leadership Program at Harvard Business School. Christopher is an accomplished financial services executive who has 30 years’ experience working across private wealth management, institutional equities, philanthropy and social investment in Melbourne, New York and Brisbane. Having developed an extensive network particularly at the intersection of government, community and business sectors, Christopher has established a reputation as a thought leader in the development of social capital markets, his deep industry knowledge has been sought by a diverse and extensive Australia wide client group. His voluntary positions have included Membership of the Australian Advisory Board to the G8 Impact Investment Taskforce; Director of Impact Investing Australia; Council Member of Philanthropy Australia 2005 – 2013; Chairman and Founder of ShareGift Australia, 2006 – 2016 and he is the Founding Chairman of StreetSmart Australia. Christopher has a long term interest in social finance and increasing awareness of philanthropic issues and fostering relationships between interested parties in order to facilitate the giving process. On Australia Day 2017 Christopher was honoured with an appointment as a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia for

service to the Not for Profit sector and for advisory roles on philanthropic strategic planning and to the community.

Inducted 2017


Mr Wayne Trevor THORNTON (1976) Wayne Thornton began playing hockey with the Camberwell Hockey Club at the age of five, following in the footsteps of his father Keith, who represented Australia in 1948. Wayne was selected for, and captained Victoria at every age group – Under 12, Under 14, Under 16 and Under 21. At the age of 17, in 1977, he was selected for the Victorian Hockey Team. In 1980 he was selected for Australia, and in 1984 he toured Europe with the Australian Indoor Hockey Team. Wayne and his father Keith were the first father and son to represent Australia in hockey. After retiring from national and local competition in the mid 80’s due to business commitments, Wayne relocated to Hong Kong with the Amcor group. He immediately became involved with the local hockey community, which led to him being appointed as coach of the Hong Kong National Squad.

(1959–2009)

Inducted 2005


Mr Richard Graham THORP AM (1961) Richard graduated in architecture from The University of Melbourne in 1967. He then commenced full time work with Daryl Jackson Architects with whom he had worked during his undergraduate years. He headed overseas in 1968 spending several years travelling and working in Europe, before moving to the USA where he joined Mitchell/ Giurgola Architects in Philadelphia. 1976 and 1977 were spent working in Rome after which Richard returned to Mitchell/ Giurgola in their New York Office. It was from here that the Partnership of Mitchell/Giurgola & Thorp was formed to enter the International Architectural Competition for the Australian New Parliament House in 1979. Richard was the nominated architect for the new firm who were announced as the winner of the Competition on 4 July 1980. At the time, this was the largest ever architectural commission in Australia, and Richard moved to Canberra to establish an office and head up the massive $1.1 billion undertaking as Project Architect. He was joined by Senior Partner Romaldo Giurgola and several of the New York team, in an enterprise that lasted for 8 years and saw the office grow to 160 staff. Following completion of the New Parliament House on time for Australia’s Bicentennial in May 1988, Richard moved to Sydney to open a second office for the firm. The following 14 years saw Mitchell/Giurgola & Thorp (MGT) emerge as one of the most highly awarded architectural firms in the Australia with major commissions across the nation as well as overseas. After more than 40 years focussed on the design and construction of major public buildings, Richard retired from active practice in 2009, and is currently a Consultant to his firm. He has been President of the Architects Registration Board of NSW since 2004 and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects; he has been an Associate of the American Institute of Architects and a Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects for many years. He was appointed a Member of the NSW Planning Assessment Commission in 2008. Richard was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2015 for significant service to architecture, particularly through the development of major public projects, and to professional organisations.

Inducted 2010


Mr Christopher John TIMPSON OAM (1958) Christopher Timpson was awarded the Medal in the Order of Australia for service to sport and to children with disabilities, particularly through the ACT Junior Talent Squad for Athletes with Disabilities. In 1967 Christopher commenced work with the YMCA in Canberra, and became involved with children with disabilities. He has combined his working life with volunteer work with young athletes, and over the years has helped hundreds of young people in their chosen sports. In 1975 Christopher managed the Australian Gymnastics Team at the Commonwealth Games in New Zealand, and in 1978 he managed the team at the World Championships in France. Christopher continues to work with disabled athletes in Track and Field, including a Para Olympian who represented Australia in the Olympic Games in Athens in 2004.

Inducted 2004


Reverend Thomas Henry TIMPSON AO (1931) Thomas Timpson was appointed an Officer in the Order of Australia in 1978 for his service to education. Before his appointment as Headmaster at Camberwell Grammar School in 1955, Tom was a Housemaster and teacher at Canberra Grammar School, served in World War II as a RAAF Chaplain – which included 18 months in Papua New Guinea, and to broaden his experience, spent two years teaching in England at Uppingham School. Tom’s time as Headmaster was a time of consolidation, foresight and development, all of which are well documented in the school’s history – ‘By our deeds’. In a Grammarian tribute to Tom Timpson in his final year, it was said that his immense capacity for kindness, understanding and love of his fellow men, had done more to shape the growth of the school than anything else. After Camberwell Grammar, Tom became Secretary to the Victorian Universities and Schools Examinations Board, a position he held for over 10 years. He followed this position with the Registrar’s role at the Australian College of Education for seven years, before retiring in 1981.

(1913–2004)

Inducted 2004


Bishop Lindsay G URWIN (1972) Lindsay Urwin travelled to the UK in 1976 to ‘see the world’ and stayed. He trained for the ministry at Cuddesdon, a theological college just outside Oxford and was ordained in 1980, working for three years in inner city south London, just a mile from Camberwell Green after which our own Camberwell was named.

After a further five years as a parish priest in the same district he was appointed Diocesan Missioner in the Chichester diocese with a roving brief to encourage evangelism and spiritual renewal in Sussex. It was a preaching ministry that took him to various parts of the world to preach and teach including several trips to Australia, and this continues to be a feature of his ministry. In 1993 he was appointed Area Bishop of Horsham in the same diocese. At 37 years of age he was one of the youngest bishops in the Anglican Communion and the youngest to be ordained in England for over 60 years. He remained the youngest bishop for a further ten years. In 2009 he resigned as Bishop of Horsham to become the spiritual leader at the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, a place of pilgrimage originally founded in the eleventh century, and to which thousands of people journey each year.

He has a particular interest in ministry among young people, and in education. For ten years he chaired the Chichester Diocesan Board of Education responsible for over 150 schools, and was the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Bishop for School Chaplains. He is the Southern Provost of the Woodard Corporation, a family of Anglican independent and state schools in the UK. He is a professed Brother in the dispersed religious community the Oratory of the Good Shepherd.

His master’s degree is from Heythrop, the Jesuit College in London, and in 2011 he received an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Nashotah House Seminary, Wisconsin, USA. In 2015 Lindsay became Vicar of Christ Church, Brunswick, as well as being Bishop responsible for encouraging the Anglican schools.

Inducted 2014


Mr Michael Spencer URWIN (1971) Michael Urwin was appointed as Headmaster of Brighton Grammar School in 1996. From the age of 12 or 13 Michael knew he wanted to be a teacher. After graduating from Camberwell Grammar School in 1971 he attended the University of Melbourne and successfully completed an Honours Arts Degree, majoring in Chinese. After university Michael returned to Camberwell Grammar School to teach Chinese and Mathematics— Camberwell was one of few schools offering Chinese at this time. In 1982 Michael spent 12 months living in Nanjing, China, when he was awarded one of the first Victorian Government International Teaching Fellowships to China. In 1991 he was appointed Deputy Headmaster of Brisbane Grammar School. After just four years he returned to Melbourne in the role of seventh Headmaster of Brighton Grammar School, a role he successfully filled for 18 years. Beyond the school gates Michael has made a significant contribution to the education sector, sitting on a number of Drug Education Committees at both State and National level. He served as a member of the University of Melbourne Bachelor of Arts Advisory Board; a Member of the Committee of Management of the Australian Anglican Schools’ Network (2002–2005), Chair of the Associated Public Schools Heads’ Association (2004–2006), Chair of the Victorian Branch of the Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia (2005– 2007) and a member of the AHISA Executive Committee (2005– 2011). He was on the national AHISA Standing Committee Board from 2005–2007 and again in 2009. Michael was also a Trustee of the Independent Boys’ School Coalition from 2007 until July 2013. Michael is a Fellow of the Australian College of Educators and since 2014 Michael has served on the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne Archbishop in Council and is an Examining Chaplain for the Diocese. He is Chair of the Anglican Diocesan Schools Commission Board and is a member of the Board of Benetas.

Inducted 2013


Mr John C USHER OAM (1957) In 1963 John left his teaching career to join the family bus business, becoming Managing Director of the business in 1968. During the next 33 years, Croydon Bus, trading as ‘Invicta’, grew from a 20 bus fleet to operating more than 80 buses in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Invicta introduced several firsts into bus operation in the Melbourne area, including TeleBus ® demand responsive services, radio communication with buses, and the first articulated bus and low-floor midi-buses to operate in Melbourne. John has been involved in the Tasmanian bus industry since 1985, and holds a controlling interest in TassieLink Transit. Previous achievements of this business and its staff include (as Tasmanian Wilderness Travel) several Tasmanian Tourism Awards, which culminated in the acceptance of the business into the Tasmanian Tourism Hall of Fame. John was awarded a Churchill Fellowship in 1975/76 to study the supply and contracting of outer suburban bus services. His report led to further investigation by Government and Industry, finally culminating in the adoption of a contracting model for the provision of bus services. John is a Life Member and Past President of Bus Association Victoria, and a Past President of the Australian Bus and Coach Association, and has represented the bus and coach industry in various negotiations with Victorian and Tasmanian transport departments. He has consulted in Australia and New Zealand on bus operations. He has also served as an industry representative on government committees at both State and Federal levels. He has presented/ published numerous papers on public transport policy and operation, both in Australia and overseas. In 2007 he gained the Bus Industry Confederation Award for “Outstanding Contribution to the Industry”. John was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2015 for service to public transport in Victoria and Tasmania.

Inducted 2015


Professor David L VAUX AO (1977) Professor David Vaux is Deputy Director of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI). He has a medical degree and a PhD from the University of Melbourne. He was a Fellow in Pathology at Stanford School of Medicine, USA, and was elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science in 2003. In the middle of his medical degree, he spent a year at WEHI in Sir Gus Nossal’s laboratory studying immunology. Following an intern year at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, he returned to WEHI to do a PhD in molecular biology. He then continued his research at Stanford University, returning to WEHI in 1993. For his research on the molecular mechanisms of cell death he received the Victoria Prize in 2003. The Victoria Prize is awarded annually to an individual whose scientific discovery has significantly advanced knowledge of benefit to the community. David is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, and received its highest award in the biological sciences, the Burnet Medal, in 2010. This biennial prize recognises scientific research of the highest standing in the biological sciences. David is recognised internationally as a leading researcher in bio-medical science. David was appointed an Officer in the Order of Australia in 2017 for distinguished service to medicine in the field of biomedical cancer research, to higher education as an academic and mentor, and to professional integrity and ethics.

Inducted 2011


Brigadier Stuart Paul WEIR DSO, MC (1938) After distinguishing himself both academically and on the sporting field whilst at school, Stuart Weir enrolled at the Royal Military College Duntroon, graduating in June 1942. He was immediately posted overseas, and was later awarded The Military Cross for bravery in the New Guinea campaign in World War II. To add to his many prestigious postings, Stuart had the distinction of being the only officer to command Australian troops in Korea, Malaya and Vietnam. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order in 1971 for his command in Vietnam.

(1922–2004)

Inducted 2005


Mr Paul Laurence WHEELTON AM, KSJ (1973) Paul Wheelton was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2009 for service to children and youth through a range of charitable organisations. He is the Chairman of the Order of Australia Association -Victoria Branch, on the Blue Ribbon Day Council and the Ministerial Advisory Council for Volunteers. Holding several Board positions in the NFP Sector Paul is also Chairman of the Bali Children’s Foundation which supports 5 Orphanages and has 2500 Children involved in its education programs in remote areas of Bali. Paul and his family have established Wheelton Philanthropy which supports many charities across Australia and overseas. A successful business man, Paul is Managing Director and owner of one of the largest Budget Rent a Car Franchise Group in Australia, and Chairman of the Budget Rent a Car “Licensee Advisory Council”. He was appointed Australia Day Ambassador by the Premier and the Australia Day Council at Australia Day celebrations around the State. Paul was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2017 for significant service to a range of charitable organisations in Victoria through governance, fundraising and philanthropic contributions. In 2017 Paul was inducted as a Knight of the Order of St John of Jerusalem (KSJ) in recognition of his work involving hospitals and positive health outcomes.

Inducted 2009


Mr Raymond Joseph WICKHAM (1947) In 2007 Ray Wickham was inducted into Badminton Victoria’s Hall of Fame for his involvement with badminton for over 62 years. His involvement has been with playing as a junior, an adult and as a veteran, and his involvement in the administration and coaching of badminton has been at local, regional and state levels. His sporting achievements include Australian Special Men’s Doubles Champion in 1955. He was awarded the Veteran of the Year Sports Star by the Wimmera Regional Sports Association in 2003, and was later awarded Life Membership of Badminton Australia. Ray has introduced badminton to thousands of school children and has encouraged older and incapacitated people to become involved. He has coached at a wide range of levels and has been instrumental in the improvement and provision of quality playing venues across Australia.

Inducted 2007


Mr D Ian WILLE (1962) After studying Arts and Law at the University of Melbourne, Ian was selected into the Department of External Affairs’ 1968 diplomatic cadet intake. Since then Ian has had overseas postings in Wellington, Phnom Penh; Dhaka; Belgrade; Apia and New Delhi. From 1987 until 1990, Ian was Australian High Commissioner in the West Indies, based in Kingston, Jamaica, and was accredited as High Commissioner to the other 11 Commonwealth Caribbean countries. Since retiring from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ian has been employed part time in DFAT as part of a consultant team of Access Examiners, reviewing the Department’s classified material with a view to public release under the 1983 Archives Act. As well as a busy life in the Diplomatic service Ian has maintained his love of cricket, playing all over the world and most recently he was selected to represent Australia in the first over 70’s to tour England.

Inducted 2016


Mr Leslie Alan WILSON (1959) Alan Wilson started Austral Hardware in 1961, managing and growing the business until 1970. It was during this decade Alan learnt his trading and management skills. On the strength of this experience he was appointed to the Board of Directors of H J Reece (Holdings) Limited in 1969. At that time Reece was a small ASX listed hardware and plumbing supply merchant with an outlet in Caulfield and Clayton. From 1970 until 1974 Alan was General Manager of the company, and was Managing Director from 1974 until 2008. In this role Alan oversaw the expansion and development of the company, which now operates as Reece Australia Limited and is the largest plumbing supplier to the trade and retail in Australia, having over 450 outlets and operating in all Australian States and New Zealand. Throughout the 70s and 80s Alan contributed to his industry as a member of the Executive Committee of the PBMA (Plumbers Builders Merchants Association) and as President in 1977-1978. In 2001 Alan was appointed Executive Chairman of Reece Australia Limited - now regarded as one of Australia’s highest performing companies which has been consistently listed in the ASX top 100 in recent years.

Inducted 2012


Mr Bruce Walter C WILSON (1964) The Wilson family took a controlling interest in H J Reece (Holdings) Limited in 1969. At that time the company was a small ASX listed hardware and plumbing supply merchant with an outlet in Caulfield and Clayton. After completing a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Melbourne, Bruce joined the family business in the areas of finance and administration, leading to roles of Company Secretary and Finance Director. The holding company now operates as Reece Australia Ltd and is the largest plumbing supplier to the trade and retail in Australia, having 440 outlets and operating in all Australian States and New Zealand. Reece Australia Ltd is now regarded as one of Australia’s highest performing companies and has been consistently listed in the ASX top 100 in recent years.

Inducted 2012


Justice John Spence WINNEKE AC (1954) John Winneke completed his law studies at the University of Melbourne in 1960, and served as a barrister from 1962 until 1995. From 1995 until 2005, he was President of the Court of Appeal in Victoria. Apart from a distinguished career in the law, he was also a successful sportsman, playing football with University Blacks in A Grade, and in 1960, 1961 and 1962 with AFL Club Hawthorn, where he played in the 1961 Premiership team. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 1999 for service to the judiciary in Victoria, to the Defence Force and to the community, particularly sport as an advocate and arbitrator. He was awarded the Companion of the Order of Australia in 2004 for leadership in the law, to the administration of justice as President of the Victorian Court of Appeal, and to the community.

Inducted 2006


Dr George ZHOU (2007) George Zhou is an astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was a recipient of the NASA Hubble Fellowship, the CfA fellowship award and works as a member of the MIT-NASA led Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) mission science team. George studied physics and astrophysics at the Australian National University and completed his Ph.D. on the discovery and characterisation of exoplanets, planets that orbit stars other than our sun in 2015. He is a member of numerous scientific collaborations and has contributed significantly to the discovery of dozens of exoplanets. Among his achievements, are the discovery of the hottest and most extreme planetary systems and the investigations into the formation and origins of the solar system. His interest in astronomy was sparked during his time at Camberwell Grammar School and he remains an avid stargazer in his spare time. George contributes to outreach efforts at Harvard to encourage STEM participation amongst high school students.

Inducted 2018


Index Name Yr 12 at CGS Inducted Allan, Thomas Heath 2005 2011 1984 2011 Altman, Tim 1948 2006 Angus OAM, Ian Bamfield Anjou AM, Mitchell David 1978 2013 Archbold, Professor Neil Wilfred 1969 2007 1988 2004 Arthurs, Wayne 1939 2012 Atock, James Kenneth (Ken) Aylott, Dr Nigel Paul 1983 2005 Baillieu KBE, CMG, Clive Latham, 1907 2006 1st Baron Baillieu 1932 2005 Ballard, William Benbow 1908 2012 Barber MC, Brigadier Charles Stanley Barkoczy, Professor Stephen L 1980 2009 Barr, Andrew David 1977 2013 1939 2006 Birtles, Samuel George 1931 2003 Blackburn OAM, Reverend Dr Geoffrey Herbert 1962 2014 Brenan, John O Bridie, David R 1980 2008 Bridie AM, Brigadier Phillip Keith H 1976 2012 1925 2008 Brock DSO, LTCOL Geoffrey Hutton 1962 2013 Brown, Associate Professor Douglas James Campbell, Tony G 1985 2018 Carter, Nicholas S 2003 2015 Chapman DSM, Lieutenant Colonel Ross 1997 2016 Charlton, Jon 1975 2013 Chesterman AM, Ian Arthur 1953 2003 Chesterman, Professor Simon Arthur 1990 2003 Church OAM, Reginald Bruce 1948 2011 Cole, Professor William Geoffrey 1959 2007 Curphey OBE, Alfred Noel 1932 2003


Name Yr 12 at CGS Inducted Danks AO, Professor David Miles 1948 2003 Darling, Harry Guy 1943 2010 de Kretser AC, Professor David Morritz 1956 2003 Denton AM, OBE, John Grant 1948 2003 2004 Derham CBE, MC, Colonel Alfred Plumley 1908 2004 Derham CB, DSO, VD, CdeG, MAJGEN 1901 Francis Plumley 2007 de Steiger, Dr Richard Noel 1976 2003 Dickinson AM, William Rivers 1952 2007 Dodgshun, The Hon Keith 1912 2004 Down OAM, Dr Harold Ramsay 1942 2017 Dutton, Logan 2013 2018 Ellwood DSC, Major General Justin F B 1987 2007 Evans, David Stewart 1987 2019 Fittock, Mark E 2001 2007 Foley, Stephen John 1976 2006 Francis AM, RFD, QC, Charles Hugh 1941 2010 Frew OBE, Sir John Lewtas 1930 2009 Gell AM, Robert A 1970 2017 Gibson, Sam 2004 2009 Gilbertson, Ashley Peter 1995 2019 Gill, Terry Patrick Reynolds 1957 2011 Gleeson, Nicholas 1979 2008 Goode, Arthur Charles 1932 2008 Goodwin DSO, Brig Shirley Thomas 1912 William Gunnersen, Dr Erik Max 1946 2005 Gyngell, Kim 1970 2008 Ham, Greg Norman 1971 2007 Hammond, Casey Dawson 2012 2018 Hansford, Brian Rupert 1951 2007 Hardman, Travis Lyndsay 1994 2007 Hardy AM, Ian Kenneth 1968 2011 Hassed OAM, Dr Craig S 1977 2014


Name Yr 12 at CGS Inducted Hayes OAM, Kenneth William 1941 2008 Hepburn, Dr Cameron 1993 2003 Herborn OAM, Donald Southwell 1936 2009 Hill OAM, Raymond Leslie 1938 2003 Hilliard AO, John McKenzie 1933 2003 Hodder, William Layland 1964 2010 Holmes, Dr Ian Hamilton 1953 2009 Hopkins OAM, Dr Ian James 1951 2008 Hudson, Paul A 1988 2015 Huggins, Rt Rev’d Philip J (1966) 1966 2014 Humphries AO, CBE, John Barry 1951 2003 Jackson, Adrian Peter 2001 2007 Jopling AM, QC, Mr Peter J 1972 2014 Jost AM, Cecil David Mack 1935 2006 Kollmorgen OAM, Stuart Charles 1986 2019 Kellaway, Dr Nigel John 1972 2016 Kelly, Raymond Edward 1946 2018 Kerr, Professor Frank John 1933 2003 Kerr DSO, Dr Frank Robison 1904 2003 Kibel, Jeremy 1991 2016 Kilvington, Dr Basil 1895 2007 Lang, Paul 1972 2017 Lee, Andrew 1999 2017 Lee OAM, Stephen Chinghin 1960 2003 Letch OAM, Michael D 1967 2012 Lethbridge, Robert C 1970 2005 Lind CBE, DSO, Brigadier Edmund Frank 1906 2005 Lipshut OAM, Dr Keith Jacob 1939 2010 1983 2014 Little, Dr Jonathan D 1914 2005 Little DSO*, DSC*, C de G*, RN, Captain Robert A Lycett, Randolph 1904 2005 Lyons OAM, Kenneth Jacob 1942 2012 Macaulay, The Hon Justice Cameron C 1974 2011


Name Yr 12 at CGS McCoy OAM, JP, James Ian 1943 McElhinney OAM, Albert Geoffrey 1938 McFarlane, James Andrew 1969 Middleton, The Hon Justice John Eric 1970 Miles, John Gould 1947 Morris, Russell G 1979 Murdoch, Frank Garden 1904 Murdoch, Sir Keith Arthur 1901 Murdoch KCMG, CBE, Professor Sir Walter 1889 Logie Forbes Nicholson OAM, Roger Bailie 1947 Owen, Peter Newton 1978 Palfreyman, David 1963 Parker OAM, Ronald John 1939 Perry DFC, Wesble Kenneth 1939 Provan OAM, Barrie Alexander 1953 Reid, The Hon Sir George Oswald 1922 Robertson, AO, Ian Lyall 1973 Robinson CSC, Col Christopher Joseph 1980 Ross, Andrew C 1965 Schenken OAM, Tim Theodore 1960 Schofield AM, James Edward 1939 Shipley, Michael P 1974 Smith, Matthew David 1993 Smith AM, Mr Gregory Robert 1969 Stafford OAM, Federal Agent Anthony 1982 Burton Stephens, Dr Henry Douglas 1895 1967 Stephenson, Thomas 1966 Stimson, Dr Anthony J 1975 Strachan, Gregory J 1985 Taliadoros, Kimon 1995 Taylor, Alister Grant

Inducted 2003 2005 2016 2007 2008 2015 2007 2003 2003 2007 2012 2009 2012 2006 2018 2006 2013 2008 2015 2013 2006 2010 2018 2008 2011 2007 2017 2014 2013 2015 2011


Name Yr 12 at CGS Taylor, Bruce 1967 Taylor, Richard 1991 Thompson, Fraser Keir 1995 Thomson, Stewart Lindsay 2005 Thorn AM, Christopher 1981 Thornton, Wayne Trevor 1976 Thorp AM, Richard Graham 1961 Timpson OAM, Christopher John 1958 Timpson AO, Reverend Thomas Henry 1931 Urwin, Bishop Lindsay G 1972 Urwin, Michael Spencer 1971 Usher OAM, John C 1957 Vaux AO, Dr David L 1977 Weir DSO, MC, Brigadier Stuart Paul 1938 Wheelton AM, KSJ, Paul Laurence 1973 Wickham, Raymond Joseph 1947 Wille, David Ian 1962 Wilson, Leslie Alan 1959 Wilson, Bruce Walter C 1964 Winneke AC, Justice John Spence 1954 Zhou, George 2007

Inducted 2017 2017 2003 2012 2017 2005 2010 2004 2004 2014 2013 2015 2011 2005 2009 2007 2016 2012 2012 2006 2018

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