Honorary degree holders

DateNameDegree
 2018 
12 July

Professor Dame Sally C Davies DBE, FRS, FMedSci

LLD
 2017 
15 December Mary Jo Capps DVPA
13 December Professor Ben Shneiderman DEng
5 December Emeritus Professor Wayne Robinson DVSc
5 December Dr John Craven DVSc
5 December Professor Neil Chilton DAgrSc
12 October President Michael D. Higgins LLD
18 September Mr Ray Ian Arthur Marshman LLD
13 July The Honourable Al Gore LLD
 2016 
16 December Ms Patricia Piccinini DVPA
15 December Mr James McCaughey LittD
14 December Professor Margot Prior AO DSc
14 December Professor Helen E Herrman DMedSc
14 December Professor Patrick Washington Serruys DEng
13 December Professor Shirley Lindenbaum LittD
12 December Mr Peter Roy Watts AM DArch
12 December Professor Robert John Adams AM DArch
12 December Ms Julie Eizenberg DArch
10 December Dr Michael Keating AC DComa
7 December Professor Timothy Reeves DAgrSc
3 December Associate Professor Neil David Hewson  DDSc
14 November Professor Christine Kilpatrick DMedSc
14 November Professor Leonard Charles Harrison DMedSc
14 November Professor Donald James Bourne St John AM DMedSc
14 November Professor Richard George Pestell DMedSc
31 July Dr Ron Sandland AM DSc
19 March The Hon Kenneth Hayne AC LLD
19 March Mr Corbett Lyon DArch
 2015 
17 December Professor Leon Mann DSc
16 December Dame Bridget Ogilvie DSc
16 December Professor Ian Chubb LLD
15 December Mr John Denton DArch
15 December Mr Peter Elliott DArch
7 December Mr Xanana Gusmao LittD
5 December Professor Suzanne Cory AC LLD
10 November Professor S Yati Soenarto DMedSc
10 November Dr (Olga) Margaret Garson AO DMedSc
10 November Professor Julie Cliff AO DMedSc
10 November Dr John Wilcox Stocker AO DMedSc
10 November Dr Brian McNamee AO LLD
1 August Mr Galarrwuy Yunupingu AM LLD
21 March Ms Margaret (Maggie) Leonie Edmond DArch
21 March Mr Peter Russell Corrigan AM DArch
 2014 
20 December Harold Charles Mitchell AC LLD
19 December Reverend the Hon Professor Brian Howe AO LittD
19 December Professor Ian Donaldson LittD
18 December Michael Andrew DCom
16 December Phyllis Constance Murphy DArch
15 December David George Wood DEng
13 December Emeritus Professor Andrea Hull DVPA
12 December Dr Patricia Ellis AM DVSc
12 December Mark Matthew Liebler LLD
16 October Professor Emeritus Bruce S Singh AM DMedSc
16 October Professor Ian David Gust AO DMedSc
16 October Professor Marion Peters DMedSc
16 October The Reverend Ruth Redpath DMedSc
16 October Professor Dato’ Dr Khalid Yusoff DMedSc
2 August Dr Russell J. Howard DSc
15 March Mr Bruce Phillip Bonyhady AM LLD
 2013 
20 December Mr James Donald Merralls AM QC LLD
18 December Professor Daryl Sanders Jackson AO DArch
18 December Mr Hugh Andrew O’Neill DArch
17 December Professor Lyndal Anne Roper LittD
14 December Professor Donald Neil Furlong DEng
14 December Professor Thomas William Healy AO LLD
14 December Mr David Charles Keith Allen AO LLd
13 December Professor Keith Jackson Hancock AO DCom
10 October Professor Emeritus Norman Beischer AO DMedSc
10 October Professor John Watson Funder AO DMedSc
10 October Professor Christina Anne Mitchell DMedSc
10 October Associate Professor Jill Sewell AM DMedSc
10 October Mr Ivo Dominic Anthony Vellar DMedSc
30 September Mr Zubin Mehta  DMus
9 September Professor Michael Scriven DEd
5 August Professor Ian Williamson DSurv
16 March Her Excellency Quentin Bryce LLD
16 March Professor George Michell DArch
16 March Professor Peter Rowe DArch
 2012 
17 December Professor David Yencken AO DArch
15 December Professor Emeritus Robert G. Meyer DEng
11 September Professor Ian Philip Smith Anderson DMedSc
11 September Professor Lorraine Dennerstein AO DMedSc
11 September Dr Joanna Mary Flynn AM DMedSc
11 September Mr James Stuart Guest AM DMedSc
11 September Dr Sandra Michelle Hacker AO DMedSc
11 September Dr Margaret Mary Henderson OBE DMedSc
11 September Professor John Duncan Mathews AM DMedSc
11 September Dr Hugh David Niall DMedSc
11 September Professor Emeritus Richard Alan Smallwood AO DMedSc
14 August His Excellency The Honourable Alex Chernov AC QC LLD
1 August Professor Sir Marc Feldmann DMedSc
6 July Professor Rolf-Dieter Heuer LLD
5 July Professor David Morritz de Kretser AC LLD
5 July Professor Fiona Juliet Stanley AC LLD
5 July Professor Hugh Ringland Taylor AC LLD
5 July Professor Judith Ann Whitworth AC LLD
5 July Professor Peter Charles Doherty AC LLD
5 July Professor Sir Peter John Morris AC LLD
5 July Professor Thomas John (Jack) Martin AO LLD
24 May Mr Simon Phillips DVPA
18 April Dr Patrick McCaughey LLD
17 March Mr Allan James Myers AO QC LLD
17 March Mr Richard Arthur Woolcott LLD
 2011 
22 December The Right Honourable Malcolm Fraser LLD
16 December Associate Professor James Patrick DE
16 December Professor David Boger DE
16 December Professor Peter Poole DE
6 December Professor Alexander Smits DE
3 December Professor Simon Turner DVSc
9 November Professor Dame Julia Higgins DSc
10 August Mr Amos Oz LittD
 2010 
4 December Professor Graeme Sloman DMedSc
4 December Professor Kevin Whithear DVSc
28 August Professor Hedley Beare DEd
29 March Professor Martin Rees DSc
20 March Chief Justice Michael Black LLD
19 March Mr Ravi Shankar LLD
18 March Dr J Craig Venter DSc
 2009 
22 December Professor Hon Evan Walker DArch
21 December Dr Peter Seligman DEng
19 December Professor Frank Larkins LLD
15 December Professor Peter McPhee LLD
5 December Professor Ruth Bishop DMedSc
5 December Dr David Galloway DVM
27 August Mr Neil Clerehan DArch
26 August Dr Frank Leahy DE
8 August Professor John McKenzie LLD
23 May The Hon Justice Michael Kirby LLD
21 March Mr Ian Renard LLD
 2008 
18 December Mr Hugh Anderson LittD
18 December Hon Daryl Dawson LLD
17 December Mr Hijjas bin Kasturi DArch
6 December Professor Harold Messer DDSc
6 December Dr Clive Collins Gay DVSc
6 December Mr Garry Anderson MVSc
6 December Dr Fiona Stanley, AC MD
6 December Dr Henry Crock DSc
27 August Dr Samuel Pisar, AO LLD
9 August Mr George Tibbits (posthumously) DArch
15 May Ms Cheryl Barker DVPA
15 May Mr Peter Coleman-Wright DVPA
 2007 
8 December Professor Geoff Blainey LLD
8 December Dr Nag Rao MD
25 August Professor Murray Chilvers Kemp DCom
20 August Professor John Hopkins DMus
11 August Professor Ronald de Leeuw LittD
11 August Professor Graeme Davison LittD
10 May Professor Shirley McKechnie DVPA
31 March Professor Emeritus Margaret Manion LittD
31 March Professor Peter Steele LittD
21 March Bernard Hendrik Lochtenberg LLD
14 March Israel Kipen LittD
 2006 
  Chris Wallace-Crabbe LittD
  Fred Schepisi DVPA
  Ian Macfarlane (Monash) DCom
  Professor Kenneth Gilbert DMus
 Professor Derek Denton LLD
  Professor Mary Barton (Syd, Melb, Manc, Deakin) DVSc
  Keith Murray (Glas) DVSc
  Patrick Dodson LLD
  Donald Hossack MD
  Alan Hampson MD
 2005 
  Helen Quinn (Stanford) DSc
  Fay Surtees Marles LLD
  Professor Emeritus Peter numa Joubert (Syd) DEng
  (Derek) John Mulvaney (Camb.) LittD
  Gregory Burgess DArch
  Robert George Gregory (Lond) DCom
  Professor Emeritus Patrick Nicol Troy (WAust, NSW) DArch
  Ronald William Farren-Price DMus
  David Solomon DAppSc
 2004 
  Donald Morrison Grant (RMIT, SAIT, Adel, CSturt, UNSW) DSurv
  Robin Batterham LLD
  Sir William Patrick Deane (Syd, Dublin) LLD
  Richard Pratt (Swinburne, Monash) LLD
  Anne Krueger (Wisc, Oberlin) DBus
  (Philip) John Barnes Rose (NZ, Camb) DBus
  Rev Dr Norman George Curry (Lond, MCD) LLD
  Richard Graeme Larkins (Lond) LLD
  Kwong Chiu Lee Dow LLD
 2003 
  Erik Jens Jensen LittD
  Geoffrey Colin Harcourt (Camb, DeMontfort, UK) DCom
  Benn Atherton Selby (Syd) MSc
 Alastair John MacKenzie (Camb) (awarded posthumously) DEng
 Helen Garner LLD
  Dato' Seri Diraja Tajol Rosli Ghazali LLD
 Germaine Greer (Syd, Camb, Griff., York, Toronto, UMIST) LLD
  Nancy Fannie Millis (Bristol) LLD
  Arthur Richard Newton (Berkeley) LLD
  Lowitja O'Donoghue (ANU, NotreDame, Murd, Flinders, ANU, SA, QUT) LLD
  Berthold Friedrich Peter Sakmann (Tübingen, Munich, Göttingen) LLD
  Robin Lorimer Sharwood (Berkeley, Harvard) LLD
  John Michael Landy (Vic.[BC], UNE) LLD
  (John) Barry Humphries (Griff) LLD
  Zoe Caldwell LLD
  (Edgar) Roger Banks DEng
 Sir Alan Charles Maclaurin Mackerras (Hull, Nottingham) DMus
  Lu Yongxiang (Zhejiang, AachenUT) LLD
  Roger Edward Clarke (Qld) DVSc
  Martha Piper (Mich, Conn, McGill, Dal, Tor) LLD
 Xu Zhihong (Peking, DeMont, Nott) LLD