Alumni Achievements 2018
Dave Cobcroft (1985-88) and Charlie Cropper (1980-83) both have part-ownership of Melbourne Cup horses this year. Dave’s Sound Check, finished 18th and Charlie’s Red Cardinal, finished 23rd.
Sound Check at Flemington (image courtesy of Racenet)
Alexander ‘Sasha’ Belonogoff (2009-10) – a member of the 2016 Australian Men’s quadruple sculls and Olympic Silver Medallist joined the Sydney University men’s team for the 2018 Australian Boat Race. The 150 year old rivalry between Sydney and Melbourne universities was celebrated in the 2018 Australian Boat Race on 14 October at Darling Harbour, won by Sydney. This has been an annual event for the last 10 years based on the famous Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race. Click here for more
2018 Australian Boat Race (Australian Boat Race site)
The College has been assisting the Beyond 1914 project through its extensive archives of former students. For more information or to look-up an relative who was an alumni of The University and served in WWI click hereThe University’s Great War Project – Herbert Welch (1912-13) and Leslie Welch (1900) are both commemorated in the August-September 2018 newsletter of the Beyond 1914 The University of Sydney and the Great War project which is an extensive, searchable database of biographies and archival information about members of the University community involved in the First World War. Herbert and Leslie were two of four brothers who lived at St Paul’s before the First World War. All four Welch brothers studied at Sydney University and they all became medical practitioners and three of them served in the First AIF. For more click here
Leo Tutt, (1982-87) was made a Member of the Order of Australia in the Queens Birthday Honours List for significant service to community health, particularly to people with diabetes, through administrative and leadership roles, and to accounting.
Service includes: Diabetes Australia: Director, since 2014. Chair, Finance and Risk Management Committee, current. Chair, Diabetes NSW and ACT, since 2010. Vice-President and Member, Board Executive, Diabetes NSW and ACT, 2004-2010. Chair, Finance and Risk Management Committee, Diabetes NSW and ACT, 2001-2004. Director, since 2001. Life Member, since 1998. Director, Glycaemic Index Foundation, since 2014. William Buck Chartered Accountants: Partner, since 2004. Director, Audit and Assurance, current. Member, NSW Executive, since 2005. Member, Investment Advisory Committee, Securities Institute of Australia (now Financial Services Institute of Australia), 2000-2003. Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, 1998-2003.
Leo Tutt in the 1982 College photo
Associate Professor Terry Bolin (1956-57) received the Order of Australia Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for service to medicine in the field of gastroenterology.
Service includes: Founding President, The Gut Foundation, since 1983. Emeritus Consultant, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, current. University of New South Wales: Conjoint Associate Professor of Medicine, 2002-2014. Associate Professor, 1979-2001. Lecturer, 1968-1978. Chairman, Human Research Ethics Committee, South East Sydney Area Health Service, 2003-2007. Chairman, Colorectal Cancer Working Party, NSW Cancer Council, 1999-2003. Member, Burma Medical Association, 1983. Honorary Secretary, Gastroenterological Society of Australia, 1977-1983 and Member. Honorary Secretary, Sydney Gut Club, 1972-1983. Chairman, Sydney Group, Nutrition Society of Australia, 1975-1978 and Founding Member, 1975. Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Physicians, since 1972 and Member, since 1966. Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, since 1980 and Member, since 1964.
Assoc Prof Terry Bolin OAM
Emeritus Professor Michael Coper (1964-68) was made an Officer of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day Honours List for distinguished service to legal education, and to the law, as an academic, author and administrator, through advisory roles, and to safety standards in the transport industry.
Service includes: Australian Academy of Law: Director, current. Member, Membership Committee, current. Foundation Fellow, current. Attorney-General’s Department: Member, International Legal Services Advisory Council, 2005-2013. Member, Advisory Panel on Appointments to the Family Court of Australia, 2012. International Association of Law Schools: Vice-President, 2011-2012. Board Member, 2007-2012. Executive Member, Australasian Law Teachers’ Association, 2011-2012. Chair, Council of Australian Law Deans, 2005-2007. Member, American Law Institute, current. Australian National University: Council Member, 2005-2006. Recipient, Chancellor’s Award for Distinguished Contribution to the University, 2013. Australian National University College of Law: Emeritus Professor of Law, since 2017. Dean and Robert Garran Professor of Law, 1998-2012. Professor of Constitutional Law, 1995-1998. University of New South Wales: Council Member, 1973-1977. Founding Member, Law School. Publications: Co-Editor, ‘The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia’, Oxford University Press, 2001. Co-Editor, ‘Power, Parliament and the People’, Federation Press, 1997. Co-Editor, ‘Justice Lionel Murphy: influential or merely prescient?’, Federation Press, 1997. Author, ‘Encounters with the Australian Constitution’, CCH, 1987. Author, Freedom of interstate trade under the Australian constitution, Butterworths, 1983. Transport Industry: Chair, Trucksafe Industry Accreditation Council, Australian Trucking Association, since 1996. Chair, Special Task Group on Working Hours for Drivers in the Australian Long Distance Road Freight Industry, 1990-1992. Commissioner, Inter-State Commission, 1988-1990.
Assoc Prof Michael Coper AO in the 1964 Cricket Team photo
John Gaden AM (1959-61) was made an Officer in the Order of Australia in the Australia Day Honours List for distinguished service to the performing arts through seminal performances as a stage actor, as an artistic director and administrator, and as a role model for, and mentor of, aspiring actors.
Service includes: Sydney Theatre Company: Actors Company, 2004-2007. Performer and Advisor, since 1984. Artistic Director, State Theatre Company of South Australia, 1986-1989. Board Member, Adelaide Festival, 1994. Notable stage appearances: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, 2013 No Man’s Land, Queensland Theatre Company and STC, 2011. The Seagull, Belvoir St Theatre, 2011. Tiresias in The Lost Echo, 2006, Copenhagen, Michael Blakemore’s production, 2002. The Unexpected Man, 2000. King Lear, 1967, 1988 and 2009. Cloudstreet, 1998. The War of the Roses, Sydney Theatre Company. Selected film and television appearances include: The Eye of the Storm, film, 2011. Rake, ABC Television 2010. Right Here Right Now, film, 2004. Excursion, 2003. A Little Bit of Soul, film, 1998. Thank God He Met Lizzie, film, 1997. Children of the Revolution, 1996. Halifax f.p., The Nine Network, 1994. Muriel’s Wedding, film, 1994.
Awards and recognition includes: Recipient, Helpmann Award for Best Male Actor in a Play, 2001.
John Gaden AO (Image Wikipedia)
Peter Henchman (1955-59) received the Order of Australia Medal in the Australia Day Honours List for service to conservation and the environment.
Service includes: Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife: Life Governor, since 2009. Governor, 1984-2009. Vice-President, 1996-2013. Director, 1984-2013. Company Secretary, 2002-2013. Trustee and Executive Board Member, 1979-1984. Chair, Project’s Committee, 1979-2011. Member, Finance and Risk Committee, 1995-2013.
Peter Henchman OAM in the College Eight 1959
- Dyson Heydon AC (1960-64). Selected Speeches and Papers, Federation Press 2018.
The Hon Dyson Heydon AC QC at the Heydon Royal Commission 2015
Alumni Deaths in 2018
- Alfred James Milson (1947-48) d. 20 December 2018. Born 22 June 1928.
- Prof Warren James Pengilley AM RFD (1957-62) d. 11 December 2018. Born 7 November 1938. For more details click here.
- Herbert James Cannington (1954-59) d November 2018. BA 1957, LLB 1959. Born 23 July 1935.
- Charles Edward Armitage (1978-81). d. 15 November 2018. BEc 1981 LLB 1983. Born 4 June 1959.
- Denis Michael Magoffin (1957-58, 1960-61) d. 9 October 2018. BArch 1964. Born 19 July 1938.
- Dr Richard Michael “Mick” McCredie (1949-50, 1952-55, Fellow 1972-2004) d. 28 October 2018. MBBS 1956. Born 12 November 1930.
- Dr Hugh Annesley Williams d. 6 October 2018, MBBS 1966. Born 16 September 1942.
- Ian Gordon Scott (1956-58) d. 28 September 2018. Born 23 March 1935.
- Revd Dr John Beer (Fellow 1980-2014) d. 23 September 2018. Born 18 February 1931.
- Graham Hugh Basil Hart (1949-55) d. 16 September 2018. Born 28 June 1931.
- Brian Francis Edward Donnolley (1957) d. 16 June 2018 in Seattle, Washington USA. Born in Sydney 1 November 1936
- Bruce Neil Procter Benjamin (1950-53) AO OBE MBBS (Syd) FRACS FACS (Hon) d. 3 June 2018. Born 20 December 1931.
- Peter Geoffrey Graham Carter (1942, 1946-51) d. May 2018. Born 3 August 1923.
- Hamilton Arthur Harvey Sutton (1949-1953) d. 03 April 2018. Born 7 September 1930.
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