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.

2018Dr John Doyle AMHonorary Degree - Doctor of Letters 2001, Bachelor of Arts 1982
   
2017Susie PorterBachelor of Arts 1993
   
2016Conjoint Associate Professor Douglas AbsalomDoctor of Philosophy (Linguistics) 1977, Master of Arts 1971, Diploma in Education 1968, Bachelor of Arts 1967
   
2015Jonathan BigginsBachelor of Arts 1985
   
2014Christian HeimBachelor of Medicine 2000
   
2013Anton MonstedBachelor of Arts (Honours) 1995
   
2013Karin CattBachelor of Arts 1991
   
2012Linda BergskasBachelor of Visual Communication Design 2002
   
2011Julie SquiresMaster of Fine Art 2006, Graduate Diploma in Art 1996, Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts) 1994
   
2010Yasser HamedBachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) 2003
   
2009Robin McDonaldBachelor of Commerce 1977
   
2008Philip MatthiasDoctor of Philosophy (Music) 2005
   
2007Alexia SinclairMaster of Fine Art 2008; Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) 2003
   
2004Samantha MartinMaster of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations 2001, Bachelor f Business 1995
   
2003John O'DonoghueBachelor of Arts 1975
   
2002Janice VadnjalBachelor of Nursing 1993, Diploma in Applied Science Nursing 1991
   
2001Eileen DoyleDoctor of Philosophy (Mathematics) 1986, Master of Mathematics 1980, Bachelor of Mathematics 1977
   
2000Helene O'NeillBachelor of Education 1990, Diploma in Teaching 1987
   
1999Geoffrey Leonard AMHonorary Degree - Doctor of Business 2002, Bachelor of Commerce 1968
   
1998Paul Walsh OAMGraduate Diploma in Education 1978, Bachelor of Mathematics 1977, Bachelor of Engineering 1964
   
1997Paul BroadMaster of Commerce 1981, Bachelor of Commerce 1974
   
1996Luise DiesselGraduate Diploma in Education 1989, Bachelor of Arts 1984
   
1995Ken Longworth OAMBachelor of Arts 1962
   
1994Marion Halligan AMDiploma in Education 1962, Bachelor of Arts 1961
   
1993Kevin McDonaldMaster of Educational Studies 1982
   
1992John RobsonMaster of Arts 1977
   
1991Marjorie BigginsBachelor of Arts 1981
   
1990John MathiesonDoctor of Philosophy 1971, Bachelor of Science 1967
   
1988Kevin SnellBachelor of Architecture 1975, Bachelor of Science (Architecture) 1973
   
1987Anne von BertouchHonorary Degree - Doctor of Letters 2002
   
1986Brian GilliganHonorary Degree - Doctor of Science 2004, Master of Arts 1979, Diploma in Education 1972, Bachelor of Arts 1969
   
1985Vic RooneyBachelor of Arts 1976
   
1984Robert BealBachelor of Arts 1980
   
1983Roy GilbertBachelor of Arts 1969
   
1982Trevor Waring AMHonorary Degree - Doctor of The University 2011, Master of Science 1977, Bachelor of Arts 1972
   
1981Jess DyceMaster of Arts 1971, Doctor of Philosophy (English) 1984
   
1980Colin AndersonBachelor of Arts 1963
   
1979Alex Young 
   
1978Mary CallcottBachelor of Science 1965
   
1977Brian Suters AMHonorary Degree - Doctor of Architecture 2000, Bachelor of Architecture 1962
   
1976Errol Hodge Bachelor of Arts (N.E.) 1959
   
1975Allan MorrisBachelor of Arts 1968