Road cycling Olympian Patrick Jonker is named a fellow of the University of South Australia. They like lycra at UniSA, it’s a premier partner of the Santos Tour Down Under. UniSA is also awarding an hon doc to child health epidemiologist and researcher, Fiona Stanley.
Alan Davison becomes dean of arts and social sciences at UTS. He has been deputy dean, then acting dean since 2017.
Uni Queensland announces its student sports awards. Swimmer Lakeisha Patterson is sportswoman of the year and touch footballer Justin Cridland, is sportsman. Ms Patterson won two golds at last year’s Comm Games. Mr Cridland represented Australia at the 2018 Trans-Tasman championship.
In the rush to make announcements before caretaker kicked in officials advised HE industry expert Kent Anderson’s reappointment to the Australian National Library’s council and reported he is ANU, which he has long left.