Richard Broome’s Aluminar recording now available

On the 12th September Richard Broome gave a wonderful talk about the Making of Melbourne and the Royal Victorian Historical Society’s Remembering Melbourne. You can listen to his talk here:

Durham Smith turns 100 today (27 May 2022)

We congratulate Durham on his birthday as he reaches the age of 100. Durham is celebrating today with family and friends. His four sons and other family members are all joining to celebrate the occasion when Durham plans to share the Magnum of wine given by the Alumni in honour of the occasion. Durham still … Continued

Vale Don Cameron

Donald James Stuart Cameron MB BS FRACP PhD 05/04/47 – 16/10/21 The president and executive were greatly saddened to learn of the death of Professor Don Cameron. We had been aware that he been diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer a few months ago but he continued to be actively involved with Alumni matters and attended functions … Continued

2021 Vernon Collins Oration

The 2021 Vernon Collins Oration was delivered by Zoom on Wednesday October 6th by Professor Lyn Gillam AM, Academic Director of the Children’s Bioethics Centre at The Royal Children’s Hospital   The title that she spoke to was      “The Ethical Life of the Hospital”. Prof Gillam was introduced by Prof Matt Sabin, Chief Medical Officer … Continued

Vale Jim Keipert

The president and executive of the Alumni Association were much saddened to learn of the death of Dr Jim Keipert last week, at the age of 98.       Dr James A Keipert. MB BS, DCH, FRCP(Ed) 31/12/1922 – 08/10/2021 His Alumni profile may be read at the link shown below:,_James_Ashton/ Jim was … Continued