Now based in Broome, Australia, Kevin Rennie (BA 1970, DipEd 1975, MEPA 1992) has returned
to study, completing a Graduate Certificate in
Education at Charles Darwin University.
John Whelen (BA(Hons) 1971, DipEd 1972, MA 1977, PhD 2007) was recently awarded a PhD from Monash University. He is currently a tutor in the Faculty of Education at Monash University, having spent the last 30 years teaching in secondary schools.
Karen Owen (BA 1971, DipEd 1972) is now
chief executive of The Royal Australasian
College of Medical Administrators.
The Australian Embassy
has given Princess Isabella
of Denmark a christening
gift pack including
children's book There's a
Hippopotamus on our Roof
Eating Cake by Hazel
Edwards (BA 1971, BEd
1974, MEd 1980).
Nooraya Zakaria (BA 1972, MTESOL 1992,
PhD 1997) is a development adviser with the
Scottish Funding Council, a body that funds
universities and colleges.
Retired teacher and librarian Evelyn Symington (BEc 1973) has moved to South Australia to
be close to her daughter, six grandchildren and
Lee Baker (BPharm 1974) is a pharmacist
and partner at Amcal Pharmacy in Berwick,
Former teacher, union official and university
academic Jim McDonald (BA 1974, BEd
1975, MEd 1978) has officially retired. He now
dedicates his time to writing plays and poetry.
Graeme Peacock (BEc
1974, DipEd 1979) is
research director for the
public affairs division of
Ipsos, an international
market and social research
After 10 years with BHP, Aaron Blicblau (BE 1974) embarked on a career in education,
becoming a lecturer at Swinburne University.
Now a senior lecturer at Swinburne, he was
recently recognised with a Carrick Citation for
Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning.
On leave from the Australian Tax Office,
Michael O'Shannassy (BEc 1975, LLB 1977)
is in Tonga on an AusAID mission to assist with
the introduction of a new Tongan tax act.
In 2005, Margaret Morris (BSc 1975, PhD
1984) was appointed professor and head of
pharmacology at the University of New South
Wales. Prior to this, she worked at health
research institute Inserm (in France), Flinders
Medical Centre, Deakin University and the
University of Melbourne.
David Karoly (BSc(Hons) 1977), a Federation
Fellow in the School of Earth Sciences at the
University of Melbourne, has been actively
involved in climate change science assessments,
helping to prepare the Fourth Assessment
Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on
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Now semi-retired, Belinda Kendall-White (MEd 1979) is a consultant and works on two
programs on Print Radio Tasmania, a radio
service for people with a print disability.
Tan Meng Teik (BE
1979) is managing director
of Ideahouse Corporation,
a promotional gifts
company he has owned
for 14 years.