2 May 2019

Julia FEATHERSTONE BA Dip Ed M Urban and Regional Planning (Adelaide), Grad Dip Communications (UTS), M Fine Arts (UNSW)

Julia Featherstone grew up in a beachside town of Woolgoolga, NSW. The fibro shack of her childhood was five hundred metres from the beach and fuelled her love of surfing. Her proudest moment was in 1963 at the age of sixteen when she came second in the first Australian Women’s Surfboard Riding Titles at Bondi. […]

22 May 2015

Julie White (ALSTON) BA

Born and educated in Orange, NSW, Julie came to Sydney University and Women’s College in 1974, where she studied for an Arts degree. She later attended the National Institute of Social Work in London, undertaking advanced study in community development. Julie is currently Manager, Macquarie Bank Foundation. Macquarie has provided support to community programs for […]

22 May 2015

Ann Moyal (HURLEY) AM BA

Ann Moyal has had an exhilarating life. A noted scholar of the history of Australian science and telecommunications, and a biographer, she began her career (after graduating in history with first class honours at Sydney University), as a personal research assistant to the famous British press lord, Lord Beaverbrook, joining him in the writing of […]

22 May 2015


Poet and Writer JUDITH WRIGHT was described in a 1972 ABC broadcast by fellow poet, A.D. Hope, as ‘Australia’s leading conservationist’ and was one of Australia’s greatest lyricists. She drew richly for her poetry, literally and figuratively, on her ‘blood’s country’, her family’s pastoral property ‘Wallamumbi’ on the New England tablelands where she spent her […]

22 May 2015


Professor of Music, Composer ‘When in 1996 I was awarded the AM in the Order of Australia, undoubtedly a career highlight, I was especially touched that it was ‘for services to music as a composer and educator’. These activities are, for me, intertwined: as Professor of Music and Head of the Department of Music in […]

22 May 2015

Ann Felton (KENDALL)

After studying medicine at Sydney University, Ann Felton (KENDALL: 1953-56) was ‘discovered’ in 1958 and became one of the world’s top models, earning $1000 a week by 1960. Ann has had cause to revisit her modeling career this year with the publication of In Vogue Australia: 50 years of Australian Style. Her image appears multiple […]

22 May 2015


Ingrid Pearson BMus (Hons), PhD, DipEd, LTCL, LMusA is Deputy Head of the Graduate School at the Royal College of Music (RCM), London. Born in Newcastle, Australia, Ingrid began her clarinet studies at Newcastle Conservatorium. Ingrid lived at Women’s College in 1992 and graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Music Honours […]


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