03.06.2019Melbourne Achiever Award | Past Winners

2019

Peter Clemenger AO

The Australian Ballet

2018
Naomi Milgrom AO
Melbourne and Olympic Parks

2017
The Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth)

2016
The National Gallery of Victoria

2015
CSIRO Manufacturing Precinct

2014
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute

2013
Australian Open Tennis Championships

2012
Melbourne Zoo

2011
Myer Family – Mr Baillieu Myer AC; Lady Marigold Southey AC

2010
Royal Children’s Hospital

2009
Ms Christine Nixon former Chief Commissioner of the Victoria Police and Head of the Victorian Bushfire Reconstruction and Recovery Authority

2007
Prof. Rob Adams AM City of Melbourne

2006
The Right Hon. Lord Mayor John So City of Melbourne
Mr John Cleese British actor and comedian

2005
Dame Elisabeth Murdoch AC DBE Philanthropist, Patron of the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and Founding member of the Deafness Foundation of Victoria
Mr Jack Smorgon AM former Chairman of the Committee for Melbourne; Chairman of the Future Focus Group and Patron of the Future Focus Group Alumni Association; Director of Escor
Mr Barry Humphries AO International entertainer

2004
Prof. Andrea Hull AO Director of the Victorian College of the Arts
Prof. Mark Burry Spatial Information Architecture Laboratory, RMIT
Mr Adam Elliot Animator Ideas to outcomes

2003
Ms Sue Lloyd-Williams Deputy Chief-Executive, Victoria Racing Club
Mr Paul McNamee Chief Executive, Tennis Australia
Mr Geoff Pollard AM President, Tennis Australia
Mr Ron Walker AC CBE Chairman, Grand Prix Corporation; Chairman, Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games

2002

Mr Richard Weatherly Victorian grazier and conservationist, Yarra Valley Water
Ms Sheree Marris Director, Visions of Blue

2001

Dr Brendan Crabb Laboratory Head, Infection and Immunology Division, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
Dr Patricia Edgar AM CEO, Australian Children’s Television Foundation

2000

Mr Vinny Lauwers Sailing, 2001 World Sportsman of the Year with a disability and first person with a disability to sail around the world unassisted
Mr Jesse Martin Sailing, Youngest person to sail non-stop around the world alone and unassisted, Royal Life Saving Society Surf Life Saving Victoria

1999

Mr Kirby Clark Chief Financial Officer, Melbourne Airport
Dr James (Jim) Fox Founder and Managing Director, Vision Systems
Mr David Fewchuk GM Automotive Strategic Research Industry Foundation

1998

Prof. David de Kretser Director, Monash Institute of Reproduction and Development (Science)
Ms Rhonda Galbally AO Managing Director, Australian Health Institute, University of Melbourne
Prof. Alan Trounson Global Strategic Science Adviser, National Stem Cell
Centre (Science)
Mr Shane Warne Cricketer

1997

Mr John Barber Chairman, Managing Director and Founder of Sigtec
Dr Ruth Bishop Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Warren Hynes Memorial Award for Medical Research

1996

Sir Zelman Cowen Life Member, Governor General of Australia (1977-1982)
Prof. David Penington Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Melbourne University (Education and Health)
Mr John Lindsay Paralympic Gold Medallist
James Tomkins, Mike McKay, Nick Green, Andrew Cooper, Andrew James Oarsome Foursome

1995

The Rt Hon Sir Ninian Stephen K.G. A.K. G.C.M.G. G.C.V.O. K.B.E P.C. Commandeur de la Legion d’Honneur. Hon Doctorates (Melbourne, Sydney, Griffith Universities and University of Western Australia), Hon. Master, Gray’s Inn, London
Mrs Margaret Carnegie AO OAM Life Member
Prof. Graeme Clark Professor of Otolaryngology, University of Melbourne Commissioner Duc-Dong Tran, City of Maribyrnong
Ms Susan Holmes Melbourne City Marketing
Mr David Parkin Coach, Carlton Football Club
Mr Leo Schofield Artistic Director, Melbourne International Festival of the Arts
Mr Les Twentyman OAM Youth Worker

1994

Ms Kate Doughty Junior Achiever
Ms Cathy Freeman Sportswoman
Mr Troy Innocent Multimedia Artist, Arts — Multimedia
Professor Don Metcalf AC AO Medical Researcher
Mr Bruce Redpath and Mrs Ruth Redpath Oncologist and President of the Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria (Health and Community)
Mrs Seelan Singham Partner, McKinsey and Co. (Business)
Ms Gailene Stock Director, Royal Ballet School (Arts — Dance)

1993

Mr Peter Armytage Victoria Racing Club — Tourism and Racing
Mr Martin Bowen Science and Technology
Ms Lindell Bromham Rhodes Scholar
Ms Julie Clutterbuck Mathematical Scientist (Science and Technology)
Sir Russell Madigan Chairman, Hamersley Holdings Ltd; IOL Petroleum Ltd; Director, CRA Ltd; RTZ Ltd; Commercial Union Assurance Ltd (Business)
Mr David Marriner Theatre Entrepreneur and Developer
Mr Paul McKessy Community
Mr Kevin Sheedy Coach, Essendon Football Club
Mr Lloyd Williams Developer and Community Activist
HE Fernando Zegers Chilean Ambassador to Australia

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