Past honorary doctorates

Past honorary doctorates

2018

Dr Li Sze Lim, HonDBus Macq., Chairman, Guangzhou R&F Properties Co., Ltd
The Hon Dr Jillian Skinner, HonDSc Macq. Former NSW Health Minister and Minister for Medical Research

2017

His Excellency Dr the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), Governor of New South Wales, HonDLitt Macq.
Professor John Dudley, BSc PhD Auck., HonDSc Macq.
Sir Liam Donaldson KB, MB ChB, MSc (Anatomy), MD, HonDSc Macq., Chancellor, Newcastle University
Dr Sangita Reddy, BSc (Hons), MHA, HonDBus Macq., Joint Managing Director of the Apollo Hospitals Group (India)
Dr Richard Glover, BA (Hons) Syd., HonDLitt Macq., Presenter, Drive, ABC Radio Sydney
Professor Ronald Thomas Ridley, MA Syd., DLitt Melb., HonDLitt Macq., FSA, FRHistS, Fellow of the Pontifical Academy of Archaeology (Rome), FAHA, Emeritus Professor, University of Melbourne
Dr S Stuart Clark AM, BALLB (Hons) HonLLD Macq., FAAL FAICD, Consultant, Clayton Utz
Professor Dennis Altman AM, BA (Hons) UTas, MA Cornell, HonDLitt Macq., FASSA, Emeritus Professor, La Trobe University
Dr Glenn Stevens AC, MA, LL.D. (Hon.) Western, BEc(Hons), Hon DSc Syd., HonDLitt Macq.

2016

Dr Margaret Anne Pomeranz AM, BA HonDLitt Macq.
Dr David James Stratton AM, HonDLitt Syd., HonDLitt Macq.
Emeritus Professor Dr David Weisbrot AM, BA(Hons) CityNY, JD UCLA, HonDLitt Macq., Chair, Australian Press Council
Emeritus Professor Dr John Richard Melville-Jones, BA MA DipClassArch Cant., PhD W.Aust., HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Ian Alfred Pollard, MA Oxf., PhD IMC, BA HonDBus Macq., FIAA
Mr Richard Ackalnd AM, Bec Syd., BLegS, HonDLitt Macq.
Professor John Thompson AO, BSc(Med), HonDSc Macq., MBBS, MD
Dr Laklak Burarrwanga, DipTeach Batchelor College, HonDLitt Macq.

2015

Dr John Whitehouse, LLB, BA Syd., BSc Macq., DipLegPr. UTS, HonLLD Macq.
Dr Colin Lam, BSc(Hons) HK, HonDBus Macq.
Dr Roderic Holliday-Smith, BA BA(Hons) HonDBus Macq.

2014

Emeritus Professor Ron McCallum AO, B Juris LLB(Hons) Monash, LLM QU., HonDLitt Macq.
The Hon Catherine Margaret Branson QC, BA, LLB Adel., HonLLD Flin., HonDLitt Macq., FAHA
Rt Hon Malcolm Fraser AC CH, HonDLitt Macq., Former Prime Minister of Australia
Dr Phillip Adams AO, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Ita Buttrose AO OBE, HonDLitt Macq.
Emeritus Professor Sir Peter Knight FRS, BSc, DPhil Sus., HonDLitt Macq.
Uncle Ronald Heron, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Cate Blanchett, HonDLitt Macq.
Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs, LLM SMU, LLB PhD Melb., HonLLD Macq.
Dr Heather Ridout AO, BEc(Hons) Syd.,HonDBus Macq.
Dr Ian James Thorpe OAM, HonDLitt UWS, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Gail Kelly, HDipEd, BA, MBA, HonDBus Macq.

2013

Dr Andrew Tink, BA, LLB ANU, HonDLitt Macq. 
Dr Ann Caroline Sherry AO, BA Qld., GradDip IR QUT, HonDLitt Macq. 
Dr Kate Grenville, BA(Hons) Syd., MA Colorado, DCreativeArts UTS, HonDLitt NSW, HonDLitt Syd., HonDLitt Macq., FAHA 
Professor Emerita Jill Roe AO, BA Adel., MA ANU, DLitt Macq., FASSA, FFAHS 
Dr Dawn Casey PSM, HonDPhil Qld., HonDA C.Sturt, HonDLitt Macq., FAHA 
Commissioner Andrew Phillip Scipione APM, GradCertSecurityMgt E.Cowan, PGDipPoliceMgt, MMgt, HonDLitt Macq. 
Dr Victor Carroll, HonDLitt Macq. 
The Honourable Justice Patricia Bergin SC, BLegS, HonLLD Macq. 
Dr Megan Clark, BSc(Hons), HonDSc W.Aust., PhD QU., HonDAppSc RMIT, HonDSc Macq., FTSE, FAICD 
Dr Catherine Burn APM, BPsyHons NSW, MMgt UTS, BA, HonDLitt Macq. 
The Hon Dr Robert James Lee Hawke AC, BA LLB, HonDLitt WA, BLitt, HonDCL Oxf., HonDUni SA, NSW, Nanjing, Hebrew, HonDLitt Macq. 
Dr Maggie Beer AM, HonDBus Macq. 
The Hon Dr John Watkins, LLB Syd., MA DipEd HonDLitt Macq.

2012

Professor David James Skellern AO, BSc BEc PhD Syd., HonDSc Macq., FTSE 
The Honourable John Winston Howard OM AC, LLB Syd., HonLLD Notre Dame, HonDUni Bond, HonDLitt Macq. 
The Honourable Paul John Keating, HonLLD Keio, HonLLD Sing., HonLLD NSW, HonDLitt Macq. 
Dr Paula Dawson, GradDipPaint RMIT, BArt Victoria Coll.(Aust.), MFA, PhD NSW, HonDLitt Macq. 
Dr Edwin Phillip Devereaux AM, DC, DO, ND, Dip.Ac, FICC, FACC, HonDSc Macq. 
The Honourable James Jacob Spigelman AC QC, BA(Hons) LLB HonLLD Syd., HonLLD Macq. 
Professor Joseph Samuel Nye, Jr. A.B. Prin., B.A. Oxf., Ph.D. Harv., HonDLitt Macq. 
Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, MB BS Hon MD Syd., HonDSc W'gong, HonDSc NSW, HonDUniv S.Cross, HonDUniv Aust.Cath., HonDLitt Macq. FRANZCP Distinguished Professor Stephen Crain, Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders 
Sir Nicholas Michael Shehadie AC OBE, HonDLitt UWS, HonDLitt Macq. 
Professor Brian P Schmidt, BS (Physics), BS (Astronomy) Arizona, MA, PhD Harv, HonDLitt Macq.,FAA 
Dr John Kaldor AM, HonDLitt Macq. 
Dr Geraldine Doogue AO, HonDLitt Macq. 
Dr Peter Warne, BA, HonDBus Macq., FAICD 
Dr Dimity Fifer, BADipEd HonDLitt Macq.

2011

Sir Christopher Ondaatje OC CBE, HonDLitt Macq. 
The Hon Sir David Li Kwok-po GBM GBS OBE JP, HonDLitt Macq. 
Dr Michael Newth, BA (Hons) DipEd, HonDLitt Macq. 
Dr Tony Coleman, BA MBA HonDBus Macq., FIA, FIAA, FAICD 
Dr Ross Roderick Gittins AM, HonDLitt Macq.

2010

Dr Brian Croke, HonDLitt Macq., Executive Director, Catholic Education Commission
Dr Catherine Livingstone AO, HonDBus Macq., Chair, Telstra Corporation Ltd
Dr Sandra Levy, HonDLitt Macq., Chief Executive Officer, AFTRS
Dr Chris Roberts, HonDSc Macq., Chief executive Officer, Cochlear Ltd.
Professor Max Coltheart AM, HonDLitt Macq., Emeritus Professor of Cognitive Science, Macquarie University
Dr Edmund George Capon AM OBE, HonDLitt Macq., Director and Chief Curator, Art Gallery of New South Wales
Dr Christine Nixon APM, HonDLitt Macq., Victorian Government's Advisor on Bushfire Reconstruction and Recovery

2009

Dr M A (Tim) Besley AC, HonDSc Macq., FAIM Chairman, Science and Engineering Challenge Council, University of Newcastle
Professor Paul Bishop, DSc Macq., Professor of Physical Geography, University of Glasgow
Dr Murray Cook, DipTeach Macq., HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Jeff Fatt, DipArts Syd., HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Anthony Field, DipTeach Macq., HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Sam Moran, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Greg Page, DipTeach Macq., HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Johanna Griggs, HonDLitt Macq., Television Presenter and Commonwealth Games Medallist (1990)
Dr Jeffrey J McMullen AM, HonDLitt Macq., Journalist and Chief Executive Officer, Ian Thorpe's Fountain for Youth
Dr Maurice L Newman AC, HonDBus Macq., Chancellor of Macquarie University (2002-2007)
Emeritus Professor Mary O'Kane, HonDSc Macq., NSW Chief Scientist & Scientific Engineer
Dr Kim Williams AM, HonDLitt Macq., Chief Operating Officer, Foxtel Management Pty Ltd

2006

Professor Paul Davies, HonDSc Macq.
Dr Charles Stanley Dixon, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Peter Jenkins, HonDSc Macq.
Emeritus Professor Ross Murdoch Martin, HonDLitt Macq.
Emeritus Professor Di Yerbury, HonDUniv Macq., Former Vice-Chancellor, Macquarie University

2005

Dr Geoffrey Walter Grigg, HonDSc Macq.
The Honourable Emeritus Professor Joseph Ezra Isaac AO, HonLLD Macq., Department of Management & Industrial Relations, University of Melbourne
Dr Russell Duncan Lansbury, HonDLitt Macq., Professor of Industrial Relations and Organisational Studies, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Sydney
Dr Ian John Macfarlane AC, HonDLitt Macq., Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia
Dr John Wolseley, HonDSc Macq., Artist

2004

Dr Anthony Roland Blackshield, HonLLD Macq.
Dr Errol Bruce Davis OAM, HonDUniv Macq.
Dr Ruth Eason Duckett, HonDUniv Macq.
Dr Edwin Arthur Judge AM, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr William Edwin Norton, HonDUniv Macq.
Dr Brian John Spencer, HonDUniv Macq., FAIM, FAICD

2002

Mr M A (Tim) Besley AC, HonDSc Macq.
Professor Frederick Leonard Hall AM, HonDUniv Macq.

2001

Dr David Victor Murray, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Frank Hamilton Talbot, HonDSc Macq.

2000

Sir Christopher John Chataway PC Kt, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr John Carrick KCMG, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Zelda D'Aprano, HonLLD Macq.
Dr Steven Anthony Mark, HonLLD Macq.
Dr Valerie Pratt, HonFellow Macq , HonDLitt Macq
Dr Peter James Ryan QPM, HonLLD Macq.
Dr Vincent Noel Serventy AM, HonDSc Macq.

1990 to 1999

Dr Walter Victor Abraham, HonDSc Macq.
Dr Jessica Anderson, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Helen Elizabeth Archdale MBE, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Nigel Andrew Winter Ashton AM, HonDSc Macq.
Professor Ernst Badian, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Faith Bandler AM, HonDLitt Macq.
Emeritus Professor Gordon Alfred Barclay, HonDSc Macq.
Dr Quentin Alice Louise Bryce AO, HonLLD Macq.
Mr Joseph Yam Chi-Kwong JP, HonDSc Macq.
Emeritus Professor Frederick Chong, HonDSc Macq.,
Dr Herbert Cole Coombs, HonLLD Macq.
Dr Stella Cornelius AO OBE, FAIM, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Alison Laura Crook AO, HonDLitt Macq.
Professor Albrecht Dihle, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Harold Raymond Edwards, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Frederick Edmund Emery, HonDSc Macq.
Dr R H Frater AO, HonDSc Macq.
Dr Keith John Goesch, HonDLitt Macq.
Emeritus Professor Jacqueline Jarrett Goodnow AC, HonDSc Macq.
Emeritus Professor M Yasmine Gooneratne AO, DLitt Macq.
Dr Diana Rose Graham OAM, HonLLD Macq.
Dr Pauline Marcus Griffin AM, HonDLitt Macq.
Emeritus Professor Michael Alexander Kirkwood Halliday, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Edmund Hillary KG ONZ KBE, HonDSc Macq.
Dr Dulcie Sybil Holland AM, HonDLitt Macq.
Associate Professor Frederick Cossom Hollows AO, HonDSc Macq.
Dr Miriam Beatrice Hyde AO OBE, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Malcolm Geoffrey Irving AM, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Trevor Alexander Johnston HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Elizabeth Jolley AO, HonDLitt Macq.
Emeritus Professor Peter Henry Karmel AC CBE, HonDLitt Macq.
Sir Harold Knight KBE DSC, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Christopher Koch AO, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr John Landerer AM, HonLLD Macq.
Fr Michael Lapsley SSM QSM, HonDLitt Macq.
Professor Hugh Mackay, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr David G J Malouf AO, HonDLitt Macq.
Emeritus Professor Bruce E Mansfield, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Colleen McCullough, HonDLitt Macq.
Reverend Dr Dorothy McRae-McMahon, HonDLitt Macq.
Professor John Gilmour Nutt AM, HonDSc Macq.
Professor Masateru Ohnami, HonDSc Macq.
Dr Margaret Hannah Olley AO, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Earl Ronald Owen AO, HonDSc Macq.
Dr Peter Pazmany, HonDSc Macq.
Emeritus Professor Hugh Whitelaw Stuart Philp AM, HonDLitt Macq.,
Emeritus Professor Herbert Walter Piper, HonDLitt Macq.
Emeritus Professor Alfred H Pollard AO, HonDLitt Macq.
Mrs Imelda Roche AO, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Valmae Lenore Rundle OAM, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Edna Ryan, HonDLitt Macq.
The Honourable Susan Maree Ryan AO, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Jocelynne Scutt, HonLLD Macq.
Professor Margaret Anne Ganley Somerville AM, HonLLD Macq.
Dr William Howard Steel, HonDSc Macq.
Professor Robert Henry H Symons, HonDSc Macq.
Dr Esther Szekeres, HonDSc Macq.
Dr John Thom, HonDLitt Macq.
Emeritus Professor Derek Tribe AO OBE, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Helen Newton Turner AO OBE, HonDSc Macq.
Dr Margaret Valadian AO MBE, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Peter Lindsay Weir AM, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Mary White, HonDSc Macq.
Dr Peter Stephen Wilenski AO, HonDLitt Macq.
Dr Frank Wroe, HonDSc Macq.
Dr Joseph Yam Chi-Kwong, HonDSc Macq.

1985 to 1989

Sir Garfield Barwick, HonLLD Macq., First Chancellor, Macquarie University
Dr Robert William Bellear, HonLLD Macq.
Dr Madge Dawson, HonDLitt Macq., Educator, social worker, researcher and interest in the status of women in Australia
Professor John Wear Burton, HonDLitt Macq.
Emeritus Professor Arthur Delbridge AO, HonDLitt Macq.
The Honourable Justice R Else-Mitchell CMG, HonDLitt Macq.
The Honourable Justice Elizabeth Evatt AO, HonLLD Macq., President of the Law Reform Commission, former Chief Judge of the Family Court
Dr Stephen FitzGerald AC, HonDLitt Macq., first Australian Ambassador to the People's Republic of China
Dr Arthur John Templeton Ford MC, HonLLD Macq.
The Honourable Justice Mary Gaudron, HonLLD Macq.
Dr James Gleeson AM, HonDLitt Macq.
Sir Asher Joel KBE AO, HonDLitt Macq.
The Hon. Barry Owen Jones MP, HonDSc Macq.
The Hon. Justice Michael Kirby AC, HonLLD Macq., Chancellor, Macquarie University
His Honour Mr J F Lincoln AM, HonLLD Macq., Deputy Chancellor, Macquarie University
Emeritus Professor Alex Mitchell CBE, HonDLitt Macq., First Vice-Chancellor, Macquarie University
Mr A G Moyes AO, HonDSc Macq., IBM Australia
Emeritus Professor Percy Herbert Partridge AC, HonDLitt Macq.
Mr Thomas William Shapcott AO, HonDLitt Macq., Poet and Writer
Sir Laurence Street AC KCMG, HonLLD Macq., Lieutenant-Governor of NSW and Chief Justice of NSW 1974-88
Kath (Oodgeroo) Walker (Noonuccal), HonDLitt Macq., Poet and Writer
Emeritus Professor Edwin C Webb, HonDSc Macq., Vice-Chancellor, Macquarie University
Dr Robyn Williams, HonDSc Macq., Executive Producer, Science Unit, ABC
Professor Wang Zikun, HonDSc Macq.
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