Alumni achievements

Melbourne would like to congratulate the following alumni on their appointments, honours and awards:

Australia Day Honours

John N Bryson AM (LLB 1960) – for significant service to Australian literature, particularly as an author, through contributions to Indigenous youth, and to the community

The Hon. Peter R Gray AM (LLB(Hons) 1968) – for significant service to the judiciary through the Federal Court of Australia, to legal education, and as a mentor

Peter J Jopling AM QC (LLB 1976) – for significant service to the law in Victoria, and to the community

The Hon. Dr Ross A Sundberg AM QC (LLB(Hons) 1965) – for significant service to the law as a judge, reporter and educator

Major General the Hon. Justice Richard R Tracey AM RFD (LLB(Hons) 1969, LLM 1973) – for exceptional service in the field of military law, as a consultant for the Director of Army Legal Services, and as Judge Advocate General of the Australian Defence Force


Judicial Appointments

Magistrates' Court of Victoria

Mary-Anne E MacCallum (LLB(Hons) 1992)

Law Council of Australia Awards

Mahla Pearlman Award for the Australian Young Environmental Lawyer of the Year

Rebecca Nelson (LLB(Hons) 2005)

Tom Yuncken Young Construction Lawyer Award

Kara Vague (MConstrLaw 2006)

Law Institute of Victoria Awards

Professor John Tobin (LLB(Hons) 1993, PhD Law 2009) - Paul Baker Award

Steven Stevens (LLB(Hons) 1985) - President's Award

Jennifer Batrouney QC (LLB(Hons) 1986) - Mentor of the Year Award

Keith Richards OAM (LLB(Hons) 1969) - Regional Lawyer of the Year Award

Victorian Honour Roll of Women

Dr Helen Durham (LLB(Hons) 1991, SJD 2000)

Fiona McLeod SC (LLB 1987, MPub&IntLaw 2012)

The Hon. Nicola Roxon (LLB(Hons) 1990)

Professor Emeritus Sally Ann Walker AM (LLB(Hons) 1976, LLM 1980)

This article originally appeared in MLS News, Issue 11, June 2014.