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Doctor of the University Acceptance Speeches

Individuals who are awarded an honorary award of Doctor of the University will traditionally make a speech after their acceptance. Below are the speeches delivered by some of the recipients with more to be uploaded shortly. To hear more of our Doctor of the University speeches - visit the Griffith Archive YouTube channel here.

Sister Angela Mary Doyle, AO, RSM, FCNA, FAIM - 12.04.1991

Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent, GCVO - 21.02.1992

Sir Bruce Dunstan Watson, AC - 11.04.1992

General Eva Burrows, AC - 26.04.1994

Mr Barry Humphries, AO - 26.04.1994

Professor Wang Gungwu, CBE - 04.04.1995

Sir Anthony Mason, AC, KBE - 06.04.1995

Mr Alex Griffiths - 22.04.1995

Mr Clem Jones, AO - 28.03.1996

Sir Llew Edwards, AC - 13.04.1996

Mr Don Argus - 04.04.1997

Dr David Suzuki - 16.04.1997

Ms Elizabeth (Betty) Byrne Henderson, AM - 17.09.1997

Mr Alex Freeleagus, AO, CBE, RFD - 15.04.1999

Mr Clive Hildebrand - 17.04.1999

Mr Brian Finn - 28.04.2001

Mr Anthony Gould AM - 29.09.2001

Dr Cherrel Hirst AO - 19.04.2002

Venerable Master Chin Kung - 24.08.2002

Richard Bonynge AO CBE & Dame Joan Sutherland OM AC DBE - 23.09.1998