Australia’s first Indigenous doctor Helen Milroy and Western Australia’s former chief justice Wayne Martin have joined the board of The University of Western Australia’s suicide research initiative Young Lives Matter Foundation.
Music student Jordan Moore from The University of Western Australia cannot remember a time when music was not a big part of his life, and it seems his hard work has paid off with him being selected 2020 Young Composer in Residence with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
Associate Professor Johan Wesseloo has been appointed director of the Australian Centre for Geomechanics at The University of Western Australia, replacing Professor Yves Potvin who had been director since 2000.
Perth businessman Tim Ungar has been appointed Chair of Perth Festival. Mr Ungar, who has been board member of Perth Festival since July 2015, succeeds John Barrington to Chair Australia's longest-running international arts festival.
At its Autumn Ordinary Meeting Convocation recognised three outstanding contributors to the University with the presentation of Convocation Medals to Ms Hilary Silbert, Dr Susan King and Adjunct Professor Warren Kerr AM.