” Our connected world”

Julian Clarke AM, the former CEO of News Corp and former chairman of the RCH Foundation, was the guest speaker at the Alumni luncheon on July 2nd, which was attended by more than 30 members and guests in the boardroom of the RCH Foundation. As a newspaper man, he said, he had given careful thought … Continued

Queen’s Birthday Honours (2019)

Several Alumni members were honoured in The Queen’s Birthday Honours: We congratulate:- Professor Ruth Bishop AO, who was awarded AC (Companion in the general division) “For eminent service to global child health through the development of improved vaccines for paediatric gastroenteritis, and to medical research.” Dr David McCredie, who was awarded AM (Member in the … Continued

Upcoming Alumni events during 2019

October 2nd. The 2019 Vernon Collins Oration. Speaker: The Hon Jennifer Coate AO QC Former Judge of the Family Court and former Commissioner for the Institutional Response to Royal Commission on Child Sexual Abuse Further details to follow   November 12th Alumni Gala Dinner at Kew Golf Club. Speaker: Professor Katherine North AC, Director, Murdoch Children’s … Continued

The executive are sad to record the death of Dr Ann Morgan

We thank John Rogers and Ruth Wraith for these details about Ann Morgan: Morgan, Ann OAM (23/4/1926 – 17/4/2019) Ann Morgan, MBBS DCH, died on 17 April 2019. She will be remembered as a founder and leader in the field of parent and infant mental health and the many people that benefited from her teaching, … Continued

Gala Dinner and AGM. 12 November

         Add the date to your diary. We will hope to see you there? Venue: Kew Golf Club (120 Belford Road Kew East) Date: Tuesday November 12th2019 Time: AGM starts at 6.15 pm Gala Dinner starts at approximately 7.00 pm (after the AGM concludes) Guest speaker: Prof Kathryn North AC MD FRACP. … Continued

Death of Dr Robert Kelly – Former head of Dermatology

Dr John Robert Kelly 11.4.1926 – 21.1.2019 The Alumni Executive regret to record the recent death of Dr John Robert Kelly. Dr Kelly was a highly regarded Dermatologist who was a founder member of the Australasian College of Dermatologists and served for a number of years as its chief censor. He was head of the … Continued