Public lectures

John Furphy Memorial Lecture

The John Furphy Memorial Lecture is a free public lecture held each year at La Trobe Shepparton. John Furphy (1842-1920) was a Shepparton engineer and businessman whose name has entered the Australian language. The company he founded still operates in Shepparton today.

John Furphy’s biography

Past lectures

For more information about the John Furphy Memorial Lecture:

T: (+61 3) 5821 8450
F: (+61 3) 5821 8176
E: shepparton.seminars@latrobe.edu.au

Sir Andrew and Lady Fairley Foundation Lecture

The Sir Andrew and Lady Fairley Foundation Lecture is a free public lecture held annually at La Trobe’s Shepparton campus. Sir Andrew Walker Fairley (1884-1965) was a local businessman and the first mayor of the Shepparton.

Sir Andrew Fairley’s biography

For more information about the Sir Andrew and Lady Fairley Foundation Lectures:

T: (+61 3) 5820 8600
F: (+61 3) 5820 8699
E: shepparton.seminars@latrobe.edu.au