The University of Newcastle, Australia

Newton-John Award

The Newton-John Award recognises innovation and creativity of alumni who have achieved excellence in arts, creative sectors and culture.

The community has been inspired by past recipients working in film and television, leading animation studios and world class photography.

  • 2018 Dr John Doyle AM
  • 2017 Susie Porter
  • 2016 Conjoint Associate Professor Douglas Absalom
  • 2015 Jonathan Biggins
  • 2014 Christian Heim
  • 2013 Karin Catt
  • 2013 Anton Monsted
  • 2012 Linda Bergskas
  • 2011 Julie Squires
  • 2010 Yasser Hamed
  • 2009 Robin McDonald
  • 2008 Philip Matthias
  • 2007 Alexia Sinclair
  • 2004 Samantha Martin
  • 2003 John O'Donoghue
  • 2002 Janice Vadnjal
  • 2001 Eileen Doyle
  • 2000 Helene O'Neill
  • 1999 Geoffrey Leonard
  • 1998 Paul Walsh
  • 1997 Paul Broad
  • 1996 Luise Diessel
  • 1995 Ken Longworth
  • 1994 Marion Halligan
  • 1993 Kevin McDonald
  • 1992 John Robson
  • 1991 Marjorie Biggins
  • 1990 John Mathieson
  • 1988 Kevin Snell
  • 1987 Anne von Bertouch
  • 1986 Brian Gilligan
  • 1985 Vic Rooney
  • 1984 Robert Beal
  • 1983 Roy Gilbert
  • 1982 Trevor Waring
  • 1981 Jess Dyce
  • 1980 Colin Anderson
  • 1979 Alex Young
  • 1978 Mary Callcott
  • 1977 Brian Suters
  • 1976 Errol Hodge
  • 1975 Allan Morris