His Hon. Judge John Carmody (LLB 1979) – appointed to the County Court of Victoria
Andrew Grech (LLB 1987), Slater & Gordon - Managing Partner of the Year, 2011 Lawyers Weekly Awards
Jacqueline Muna Musiitwa (JD 2005) – World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders 2011
Najwa Shihab (LLM 2009) – World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders 2011
Victorian Bar Pro Bono Awards – Fiona McLeod SC (LLB 1987) Ron Merkel QC Award; Emrys Nekvapil (LLB 2002) Ron Castan AM QC Award; Ron Merkel QC (LLB 1963), Kristen Walker (LLB(Hons) 1991), Fiona Forsyth (LLB(Hons) 1997) and Neil McAteer, Public Interest/Justice Innovation Award
Queen's Birthday Honours 2011
Mark Brian OAM (LLB 1966) – Medal of the Order of Australia
Wing Commander Ian Henderson AM (LLM 1998, PhD Law 2008) – Member of the Order of Australia
Richard Kenzie AM QC (LLB(Hons) 1968, LLM 1972) – Member of the Order of Australia
Professor Sally Walker AM (LLB(Hons) 1976, LLM 1980) – Member of the Order of Australia
Scholarships and Fellowships
Dr Sonia Allen (PhD Law 2009) – 2011 Churchill Fellowship
Professor Ross Buckley (LLD 2008) – 2011 Fulbright Senior Scholarship
Magistrate Gregory Levine (LLB 1969) – 2011 Churchill Fellowship
Magistrate Jelena Popovic (LLM 2007) – 2011 Churchill Fellowship
Dr Timothy McEvoy (LLB(Hons) 1993, LLM 1997) – Fulbright Professional Australia-U.S. Alliance Studies Scholarship
Beyond the Law
Kim Crow (LLB 2010) and Kerry Hore won a silver medal in the women's double scull at the World Rowing Championships in Slovenia in September.
Anna Funder (LLB(Hons) 1991) has published her new book All that I am (Penguin 2011), a fictionalised account of a group of Germans who flee to London in the 1930s and become anti-Hitler activists.
Joshua Puls (LLB(Hons) 1996) has been seconded to the Royal Household of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall as Assistant Private Secretary (Commonwealth).