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Each year, USC recognises people who have made outstanding achievements by conferring a variety of honorary awards to nominated recipients. The University is very pleased to include a such a distinguished group of people among its Honour Roll.

Read their stories.

Alison Kerr-Jones

Alison Kerr-Jones was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 1999 in recognition of her tireless role in the community to achieve the presence of a University on the Sunshine Coast.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Ambassador Richard Butler AM

Ambassador Richard Butler AM was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 2002 in recognition of his contribution to diplomacy and to our understanding of arms control, international security issues, the United Nations, and the Middle East.

Honorary Doctorate

Annette Sym

Annette Sym was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2012 in recognition of her contributions to small business, entrepreneurship and health advocacy.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Anthony Vincent

Anthony Vincent was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2015 in recognition of his his exceptional achievement in developing and leading academic excellence at a Sunshine Coast institution.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Arija Austin

Arija Austin was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2006 in recognition of her valued support to the University.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Associate Professor Karen Brooks

Associate Professor Karen Brooks was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in recognition of her contributions to the academic and public profile of USC.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Aunty Denise Proud

Aunty Denise Proud was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in October 2013 in recognition of her important and sustained service to the Indigenous and non-Indigenous community and her respect for cultural diversity.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Aunty Lillian Burke

Aunty Lillian Burke was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in October 2018 in recognition of her significant contributions to encouraging Indigenous participation in higher education within the Gympie region.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Benny Pike

Benny Pike was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2002 in recognition of his sustained, invaluable services to regional sport.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Beryl Spencer

Beryl Spencer was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2006 in recognition of her tireless service to the Cooloola Shire community.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Beverley Hinz

Beverley Hinz was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in September 2011 in recognition of her distinguished and sustained contribution to community liaison and commitment to regional voluntary organisations.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Beverly Hand

Beverly Hand was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2011 in recognition of her continued contribution and dedication to environmental and cultural education.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Bill Bailey

Bill Bailey was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in October 2014 in recognition of his distinguished and significant commitment in the field of wildlife conservation and environmental sustainability, particularly in Southeast Asia and Indonesia.

Honorary Doctorate

Bill Dethlefs

Bill Dethlefs was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2011 in recognition of his contributions to the Rotary/USC Community Fund and national and international Rotary projects.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Bob and Christine Cameron

Bob and Christine Cameron were named Honorary Senior Fellows in April 2010 in recognition of their visionary and professional approaches to sustainability and exemplary business development.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Bruce Cowley

Bruce Cowley was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2018 in recognition of his services to USC as a member of the University Council from 2010 to 2017.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Caroline Jones AO

Caroline Jones AO was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters in May 2007 in recognition of her long service to the arts and to broadcasting in Australia.

Honorary Doctor of Letters

Christopher Simon

Christopher Simon was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2017 in recognition of his significant involvement in the arts and the University.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Darrin Edwards

Darrin Edwards was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in October 2012 in recognition of his instrumental role as Principal of the James Nash State High School in setting up School Excellence Programs in conjunction with USC.

Honorary Senior Fellow

David Jeffries

David Jeffries was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2017 in recognition of his immeasurable contribution to the university.

Honorary Senior Fellow

David Kirk

David Kirk was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2015 in recognition of his significant philanthropic contributions to the University and Sunshine Coast community through the generosity and support of the Kirk Foundation.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Dawn Oelrich

Dawn Oelrich was named a Distinguished Companion of the University in April 2017 in recognition of her significant contribution as curator of USC's art collection and USC's art gallery from 2004 to 2015.

Distinguished Companion of the University

Doug Biggs AM

Doug Biggs AM was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in March 2005 in recognition of his service to the community.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Dr Andrew Hede

Dr Andrew Hede was named an Emeritus Professor in April 2012 in recognition of his contributions to education, academic leadership, and sustained and distinguished service.

Emeritus Professor

Dr Arthur Harrold

Dr Arthur Harrold was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 1999 in recognition of his sustained and distinguished contribution to the community.

Honorary Doctorate

Dr Cherrell Hirst AO

Dr Cherrell Hirst AO was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in February 2018 in recognition of her lifetime commitment to education, women’s health and advocacy, and professional leadership.

Honorary Doctorate

Dr Janice Fullerton AO

Dr Janice Fullerton AO was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 2012 in recognition of her contributions to exemplary public service in the field of library and information services.

Honorary Doctorate

Dr Karen Woolley

Dr Karen Woolley was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in September 2011 in recognition of her significant achievements and contributions to the advancement of knowledge economies and business innovation globally.

Honorary Doctorate

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in February 2016 in recognition of his lifelong dedication to learning, and his stellar contribution to enlightening and inspiring the Australian community in all matters of science.

Honorary Doctorate

Dr Ken Wishaw

Dr Ken Wishaw was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2014 in recognition of his contribution as a pioneer in rescue helicopter medicine and aeromedical intensive care retrieval.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Dr Kenneth Cato AO

Dr Kenneth Cato AO was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 2016 in recognition of his distinguished achievements, leadership and service to the design industry, graphic design, and education; and for his sustained commitment to the students of USC in providing world-class learning experiences.

Honorary Doctorate

Dr Mark Loane AM

Dr Mark Loane AM was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 2012 in recognition of his distinguished and sustained contribution to ophthalmology, and sustainable health services for remote communities.

Honorary Doctorate

Dr Pam Dyer

Dr Pam Dyer was named an Emeritus Professor in April 2012 in recognition of her contributions to education, academic leadership, and sustained and distinguished service.

Emeritus Professor

Dr Paul Corcoran

Dr Paul Corcoran was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2008 in recognition of his contributions to the development and administration of USC.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Dr Peter Welsh

Dr Peter Welsh was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2015 in recognition of his exemplary service to the University, and for his compassionate and highly skilled work as a General Practitioner in private practice in the Sunshine Coast community.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Dr Willi Toisuta

Dr Willi Toisuta was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in October 2012 in recognition of his tireless work in education, which has focused on building research and human resources throughout the developing world.

Honorary Doctorate

Emeritus Professor Peter Andrews AO

Emeritus Professor Peter Andrews AO was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 2015 in recognition of his outstanding achievements as a scientist and bio-entrepreneur.

Honorary Doctorate

Emeritus Professor Rustum Sethna and Mrs Helen Sethna

Emeritus Professor Rustum Sethna and Mrs Helen Sethna were named Honorary Senior Fellows in recognition of their significant contribution to the University and wider community, over the past three decades, in the areas of Health and Psychology and, particularly, their support of USC's psychology program.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Everald Ernest Compton

Everald Ernest Compton was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2004 in recognition for his direct and ongoing involvement in the National Seniors Productive Ageing Centre at USC.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Frayda Myers Cooper

Frayda Myers Cooper was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in May 2007 in recognition of her contributions to the University of the Third Age.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Gabriel Poole

Gabriel Poole was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 2001 in recognition of his major lifetime contribution to the architectural profession.

Honorary Doctorate

Gerard Mills

Gerard Mills was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in September 2016 in recognition of his significant contributions to the future knowledge and protection of our natural environment at the University and in other areas across Australia.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Graeme Pearce

Graeme Pearce was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in May 2007 in recognition of his contributions to administration within the Sunshine Coast region.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Grant Kenny

Grant Kenny was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2000 in recognition of his sustained and distinguished contribution to the community.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Hagen Stehr AO

Hagen Stehr AO was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 2010 in recognition of his life’s work to advance sustainable fishing industries of world significance, including through the sponsorship of education and research.

Honorary Doctorate

Harold Guida

Harold Guida was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in May 2007 in recognition of his contributions to Australian architecture and the physical planning of USC.

Honorary Doctorate

Harry, Ken and Margaret Reed

Harry, Ken and Margaret Reed were named Honorary Senior Fellows in April 2006 in recognition of their services to the Sunshine Coast and the University.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Hayden Kenny OAM

Hayden Kenny OAM was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in October 2012 in recognition of his dedication to surf lifesaving and surf rescue.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Herbert Stanley Tutt

Herbert Stanley Tutt was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2000 in recognition of his sustained and distinguished contribution to the community.

Honorary Senior Fellow

His Excellency, Barnabas Suebu, Governor of the Province of Papua, Indonesia

His Excellency, Governor Barnabas Suebu was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 2011 in recognition of his significant contributions to rainforest conservation and preservation and his sustained service to the Papuan community through educational links with local, national and international bodies.

Honorary Doctorate

His Excellency, Dr Thong Khon

His Excellency, Dr Thong Khon was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 2014 in recognition of his significant and sustained contribution to sustainable tourism and his influence in improvement of the community and economic health.

Honorary Doctorate

Ian Kennedy AO

Ian Kennedy AO was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 2008 in recognition of his lifetime of achievement on the Sunshine Coast, as a business leader and Chancellor.

Honorary Doctorate

Ian McConachie AM

Ian McConachie AM was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2014 in recognition of his dedication and contribution in pioneering a sustainable science-based macadamia industry.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Jill Chamberlain OAM

Jill Chamberlain OAM was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2011 in recognition of her contributions to protecting and preserving the Sunshine Coast wildlife environment and her commitment to educating the community on wildlife preservation for future generations of Queenslanders.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Jill Morris

Jill Morris was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2000 in recognition of her sustained and distinguished contribution to the university and community.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Jim Varghese AM

Jim Varghese AM was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in October 2014 in recognition of his distinguished and significant contribution to public administration and outstanding contribution to social and community issues.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Jocelyn Walker

Jocelyn Walker was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in September 2011 in recognition of her distinguished and sustained contribution to business, educational excellence, and philanthropy.

Honorary Senior Fellow

John Dobson OAM

John Dobson OAM was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 2018 in recognition of his 20 years of dedicated service to the University Council and its committees; and exemplary leadership he provided in his decade as Chancellor, during a period of unprecedented growth and change for the University.

Honorary Doctorate

John Gallagher

John Gallagher was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2016 in recognition of his significant contributions to University Governance through his long-standing membership and nine-year commitment to the Planning and Resources Committee.

Honorary Senior Fellow

John Lockhart

John Lockhart was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2009 in recognition of his distinguished educational leadership.

Honorary Senior Fellow

John Mainwaring

John Mainwaring was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in October 2013 in recognition of his significant and sustained contribution to excellence in architectural design in developing distinctive sub-tropical and tropical architecture, and philanthropy.

Honorary Doctorate

John Shadforth

Joh Shadforth was awarded the Chancellor's Stole in September 2018 in recognition of his 20 years of service to the University as a member of the USC Foundation Board.

Chancellor's Stole

John Shadforth (1)

John Shadforth was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in September 2011 in recognition for his contributions to business, educational excellence, community liaison and philanthropy.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Dr John Sinclair AO

Dr John Sinclair AO was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in September 2017 in recognition of his significant contributions to environmental conservation through the Fraser Island Defence Organisation.

Honorary Doctorate

Jose Ramos-Horta

Jose Ramos-Horta was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 2001 in recognition of his contribution to human rights.

Honorary Doctorate

Julie-Anne Mee

Julie-Anne Mee was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2018 in recognition of her services to USC as a member of the University Council from 2002 to 2017.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Ken Hicks

Ken Hicks was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2014 in recognition of his significant and sustained contribution to excellence in and services to the University of the Sunshine Coast and the Sunshine Coast community.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Ken Hinds

Ken Hinds was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2009 in recognition of his major contribution to the arts on the Sunshine Coast.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Kenneth Thaiday Senior

Kenneth Thaiday was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 2016 in recognition of his distinguished achievements as a senior contemporary artist and for his inspiration to his people in reinvigorating cultural identity through art, sculpture, song, dance, and storytelling.

Honorary Doctorate

Kerry and Lindsay Clare

Lindsay and Kerry Clare were named Honorary Senior Fellows in April 2004 in recognition of their distinguished service to the community.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Lawrence Daws

Lawrence Daws was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 2000 in recognition of his sustained and distinguished contribution to the fine arts.

Honorary Doctorate

Leneen Forde, AC

Leneen Forde, AC was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 2000 in recognition of her sustained and distinguished contribution to the community.

Honorary Doctorate

Lisa Curry

Lisa Curry was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2000 in recognition of her sustained and distinguished contribution to the community.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Lyndon Davis

Lyndon Davis was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2010 in recognition of his contributions to reconciliation within the University community.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Marayke Jonkers

Marayke Jonkers was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2018 in recognition of her sporting achievements, ongoing leadership, and commitment to supporting athletes with disabilities via the Sporting Dream Foundation.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Margaret Gargan

Margaret Gargan was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2004 in recognition of her significant and sustained contribution to the Sunshine Coast community and her commitment to developing the professional skills of USC students who undertake work placements at Bloomhill.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Maroochy Barambah

Maroochy Barambah was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2000 in recognition of her outstanding and sustained contributions to the community.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Martha Shepherd

Martha Shepherd was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2008 in recognition of her contributions to agri-business within the Sunshine Coast region.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Mary Hutton

Mary Hutton was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 2017 in recognition of her distinguished and inspirational work in establishing 'Free the Bears', the world's leading bear rescue and protection organisation; and her sustained commitment to animal welfare and the immeasurable learning experience this continues to provide USC students.

Honorary Doctorate

Michael Wilkinson

Michael Wilkinson was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2013 in recognition of his leadership and sustained, significant and selfless contribution to tourism.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Norma McMichael

Norma McMichael was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2002 in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the development of the Australian Federation of University Women Sunshine Coast Branch (AFUW-SC) and its links with the university.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Otto Klaus

Otto Klaus was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in September 2011 in recognition of his distinguished and sustained professional and voluntary coaching commitment.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Patricia Allen

Patricia Allen was named a Distinguished Companion of the University in April 2017 in recognition of her significant contribution to the University as Director of Student Administration of USC.

Distinguished Companion of the University

Patrick Evans

Patrick Evans was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 1999 in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the University.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Penelope Embrey-Bond

Penelope Embrey-Bond was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2000 in recognition of her work as an adviser on Indigenous issues during the establishment of USC.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Peter Owen

Peter Owen was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in May 2007 in recognition of his contributions to journalism on the Sunshine Coast.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Phillip Procopis

Phillip Procopis was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in October 2015 in recognition of the instrumental role he played as a foundation member of the University's Audit and Risk Management Committee since inception in 2004 until 2011 in the development and progress of the University's formulation of a transparent Terms of Reference, Audit and Assurance Strategy, self-assessment process and selection of an externally based Internal Audit function.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Professor Birgit Lohmann

Professor Birgit Lohmann was named an Emeritus Professor in April 2018 in recognition of her services to USC in the position of Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor.

Emeritus Professor

Professor Bruce Dawe

Professor Bruce Dawe was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in September 2017 in recognition of his ongoing excellence in teaching over almost five decades, including 25 years of volunteer teaching at U3A.

Honorary Doctorate

Professor Dennis Gibson

Professor Dennis Gibson was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 1999 in recognition of his strong leadership in the field of higher education.

Honorary Doctorate

Professor Doug Mahar

Professor Doug Mahar was named an Emeritus Professor in September 2017 in recognition of his significant contribution to the USC School of Social Sciences, and to the University’s committees.

Emeritus Professor

Professor Ian Chubb AC

Professor Ian Chubb AC was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in October 2014 in recognition of his distinguished achievements in university leadership and significant contribution and service in higher education and research.

Honorary Doctorate

Professor Ian Lowe AO

Professor Ian Lowe AO was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 2012 in recognition of his distinguished and sustained contribution to environmental sciences and sustainability.

Honorary Doctorate

Professor Mike Clements

Professor Mike Clements was named an Emeritus Professor in September 2018 in recognition of his sustained and distinguished service to USC as Head of the School of Business.

Emeritus Professor

Professor Mike Hefferan

Professor Mike Hefferan was named an Emeritus Professor in September 2016 in recognition of his significant contributions to the University as the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Engagement) and Professor, Property and Development, since commencing in August 2007.

Emeritus Professor

Professor Paul Thomas AM

Professor Paul Thomas AM was named an Emeritus Professor in April 2011 in recognition of his contributions to the establishment and growth of USC, his contributions to education, and his sustained and distinguished service as Vice-Chancellor and President of the University.

Emeritus Professor

Professor Rod McCulloch

Professor Rod McCulloch was named an Emeritus Professor in April 2018 in recognition of his services to USC as Head of School, Communication and Creative Industries.

Emeritus Professor

Professor Rod Simpson

Professor Rod Simpson was named an Emeritus Professor in April 2012 in recognition of his contributions to education, academic leadership, and sustained and distinguished service.

Emeritus Professor

Professor Tim Flannery

Professor Tim Flannery was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in August 2017 in recognition of his distinguished achievements, nationally and internationally, in communicating complex issues around environmental science, combined with his exemplary leadership in advocating for the environment, conservation, and action on climate change

Honorary Doctorate

Professors Anne and Neil Rees

Professors Anne and Neil Rees were named Emeritus Professors in April 2016 in recognition of their contributions to the establishment and growth of the USC Law School and its centrepiece the Law Clinic.

Emeritus Professor

Rabbi John D Cooper

Rabbi John D Cooper was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2012 in recognition of his contributions to community education and theology.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Raelene Boyle

Raelene Boyle was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2001 in recognition of her regional and international achievements.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Raul Weychardt

Raul Weychardt was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in October 2014 in recognition of his significant leadership and contribution to regional and urban planning.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Richard Woolcott AC

Richard Woolcott AC was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 2010 in recognition of his lifetime of distinguished international diplomatic service and leadership.

Honorary Doctorate

Robert de Castella MBE

Robert de Castella was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 2006 in recognition of his long service to Australian sport, health and well-being.

Honorary Doctorate

Rod Forrester

Rod Forrester was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2003 in recognition of his unswerving and principled commitment to the Sunshine Coast community and to its economic and educational advancement.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Ronald Young

Ronald Young was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 1999 in recognition of his major contribution to the University's physical development.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Rosalind Hourigan

Rosalind Hourigan was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2001 in recognition of her outstanding contributions to regional development.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Rosie Batty

Rosie Batty was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in May 2017 in recognition of her remarkable efforts to dramatically reduce the incidence of family violence, and her significant contribution to societal change.

Honorary Doctorate

Roy and Nola Thompson

Roy and Nola Thompson were awarded Honorary Doctorates in April 2018 in recognition of their ongoing generosity and commitment, and tireless advocacy for the role of education in improving people’s lives.

Honorary Doctorate

Shay Zulpo

Shay Zulpo was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in March 2005 in recognition of her service to the community.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Sir Clem Renouf

Sir Clem Renouf was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2003 in recognition of his outstanding service to the community.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Stephen Hamar Midgley AM and Mary Midgley

Stephen Hamar Midgley AM and Mary Midgley were awarded Honorary Doctorates in April 2011 in recognition of their significant contributions to scientific knowledge in the area of freshwater biology and ecology (limnology).

Honorary Doctorate

Steve Hall

Steve Hall was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in September 2017 in recognition of his significant contributions to the development of USC Design students over the past 20 years.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Steve Irwin

Steve Irwin was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2000 in recognition of his outstanding contribution to ecotourism and environmental education.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Sue McKenzie

Sue McKenzie was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2002 in recognition of her unfailing dedication to youth and the arts on the Sunshine Coast.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Susie Chapman

Susie Chapman was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in October 2013 in recognition of her dedication to the sustainability of the Sunshine Coast region.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Ted Fitzgerald

Ted Fitzgerald was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2003 in recognition of his enormous distribution to the economic development of the Sunshine Coast region.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Terri Irwin AM

Terri Irwin AM was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in May 2007 in recognition of her individual contributions to the Sunshine Coast region and wildlife conservation.

Honorary Senior Fellow

The Honourable Justice Gerald Edward Fitzgerald

The Honourable Justice Gerald Edward (Tony) Fitzgerald was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 1999 in recognition of his contributions to his profession in a distinguished career, a more ethically aware democratic society in Queensland, and to the development of this University as part of the national higher education sector.

Honorary Doctorate

The Honourable Dr David Kemp

The Honourable Dr David Kemp was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 2006 in recognition of his huge contribution to the success of this University.

Honorary Doctorate

The Right Honourable Sir Zelman Cowen

The Right Honourable Sir Zelman Cowen was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 1999 in recognition of his outstanding contribution to national development and major contributions to higher education for over 20 years.

Honorary Doctorate

Tim Fairfax AM

Tim Fairfax AM was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in April 2010 in recognition of his many contributions to the nation, particularly the interests of regional and rural Australia, and his contributions to education and the arts, through a range of important committees.

Honorary Doctorate

Tomas Passegi

Tomas Passegi was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2010 in recognition of his sustained and pervasive contribution to the social life of the University.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Trevor Harch

Trevor Harch was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 1999 in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the University.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Valerie Zwart OAM

Valerie Zwart OAM was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 2011 in recognition of her lifetime of voluntary community work on the Sunshine Coast through her vision, motivation, enthusiasm and innovation.

Honorary Senior Fellow

William (Bill) Hauritz AM

William (Bill) Hauritz was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in October 2015 in recognition of his exceptional achievements in developing and leading the Woodford Folk Festival to become one of the world's biggest folk festivals, and in managing the sustainable and environmental practices in rehabilitating the 300 hectare festival site to minimise the impact of the festival in the ongoing restoration of the site's natural environment.

Honorary Senior Fellow

Wong Siew Te

Wong Siew Te was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in September 2016 in recognition of his extraordinary achievements in the connected fields of wildlife conservation and environmental education.

Honorary Doctorate

Wyn Rahilly

Wyn Rahilly was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in April 1999 in recognition of her outstanding leadership of the University of the Third Age and developing a strong link with USC.

Honorary Senior Fellow

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