Inspirational Alumni

Jim Thomas

Jim Thomas

Founder of the Tenkile Conservation Alliance
Internationally renowned conservationist and zoologist

Mr Andrew Abercrombie

Founding Director, The Abercrombie Group
Leading Australian entrepreneur and renowned advocate of corporate philanthropy.

Elizabeth Proust

Chairman of Bank of Melbourne and Nestle
One of the most influential women of her generation.

Josephine Walsgott

Campaign Officer, The McGrath Foundation
Completing a double degree has given me wonderful opportunities and diversity in my career options.

CR Oscar Yildiz JP

CEO, Bully Zero Australia Foundation

Councillor, Moreland City Council


Dedicated to empowering Australians to live fulfilling lives from all forms of bullying.

Rowan Story

Dr. Rowan Story

Air Commodore and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Reconstructing smiles in Vietnam.

Jennifer Kanis

Jennifer Kanis

State Member for Melbourne
A law degree and a determination to influence and implement policy.

Tony Ellwood

Mr Tony Ellwood

Director of the National Gallery of Victoria
A highly experienced art museum director with a notable national and international reputation.

Cameron McIntyre

Cameron McIntyre

Chief Financial Officer, carsales.com.au
Career success in the fast-moving world of online classifieds

Yanti Turang


Demonstrating the global impact made with a nursing degree and the determination to make a difference.

Mr Tim Plant

CEO, Australia & New Zealand, QBE Insurance
Tim Plant’s career has taken him on a varied path from a lecturer in agronomy to the insurance sector.

Andrew Robb

Australian Minister for Trade and Investment
Australian Minister for Trade and Investment and Federal Member for Goldstein

Prof. John McKenzie

Former Deputy Chancellor, La Trobe University
Eminent scientist & world leader in ecological and evolutionary genetics.

Dr. Atomic Leow


La Trobe alumnus and oldest medical graduate in the world

Hala Raghib

Dr. Hala Raghib


Medical researcher and innovator of animal-free drug testing.

Tricia Caswell


High profile environmentalist and guest curator for our 2015 Alumni exhibition, Exhibit D.

Mrs Gail Ahearn

Senior Student Administration Officer, La Trobe University Mildura Campus
Do the best job that you can at the time and treat others as you would like to be treated

Andrew Cameron

Nurse and humanitarian aid worker
Andrew Cameron is a nurse and humanitarian aid worker, currently fighting the Ebola crisis in Africa.

Cornelia Lenneberg

Regional Leader, World Vision International
Former Acting Deputy CEO, World Vision Australia

Dr. Josephine Barbaro

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre
Internationally-renowned researcher on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

Mr Rohan Morris

Student Enrichment and Transition Officer, La Trobe University Mildura Campus
Pursue your passion. Be the leader you want to see