LAttendees at the 2018 Dietitians Australia national conference


Lectures in Honour and eulogies

Lectures in Honour 2009 to 2019

Our Lecture in Honour recognises members who have made important contributions to our profession.

We invite a distinguished member to present the lecture at our annual national conference.

Lectures are usually given in memoriam. In some circumstances, prominent members receive the honour during retirement.

Dr Ruth English AO

Presented in 2019 by Professor Lauren Williams, Griffith University. 

Peter Williams FDAA OAM

Presented in 2018 by Claire Hewat, Dietitians Australia.

Read the Lecture in Honour of Peter Williams FDAA PDF.

Shirley Murray

Presented in 2017 by Julie Williams, Department of Health and Human Services, Tasmania.

Read the Lecture in Honour of Shirley Murray PDF

Fiona Cumming

Presented in 2016 by Professor Helen Truby, Monash University. 

Nancy Hitchcock

Presented in 2015 by Jane Scott, Curtin University.

Read the Lecture in Honour of Nancy Hitchcock PDF.

Judith Walker OAM

Presented in 2014 by Christina Stubbs, University of Sunshine Coast.

Read the Lecture in Honour of Judith Walker OAM PDF.

Elizabeth (Bettie) Richardson OAM

Presented in 2013 by Jennifer Hazelton, Food Standards Australia and New Zealand.

Read the Lecture in Honour of Elizabeth (Bettie) Richardson OAM PDF

Karen Cashel

Presented in 2011 by Anthea Magarey, Flinders University. 

Audrey Cahn

Presented in 2010 by Caryl Nowson, Deakin University. 

Cheryl Rae

Presented in 2009 by Dympna Leonard, Tropical Public Health Unit. 

Other Lectures in Honour

For details about Lectures in Honour presented before 2009, contact us. 

(There was no lecture presented in 2012.)


Our eulogies honour the passing of prominent members of our association.

We pay tribute to them and the contributions they've made to our profession.



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