LAttendees at the 2018 Dietitians Australia national conference

Lectures in Honour and eulogies

Lectures in Honour

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.

2023 - Dr Catherine (Cate) Lombard

Presented by Professor Claire Palermo, Monash University

Read the Lecture in Honour of Dr Catherine Lombard

2022 - Dr Manny Noakes 'Achieving Impact'

Presented by Julie Dundon, Nutrition Professionals Australia

Read the Lecture in Honour of Dr Manny Noakes

2021 - 'What's possible'

Presented by Karen Inge


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2019 - Dr Ruth English AO

Presented by Professor Lauren Williams, Griffith University

2018 - Peter Williams FDAA OAM

Presented by Claire Hewat, Dietitians Australia

Read the Lecture in Honour of Peter Williams FDAA

2017 - Shirley Murray

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

Read the Lecture in Honour of Shirley Murray

2016 - Fiona Cumming

Presented by Professor Helen Truby, Monash University

2015 - Nancy Hitchcock

Presented by Jane Scott, Curtin University

Read the Lecture in Honour of Nancy Hitchcock

2014 - Judith Walker OAM

Presented by Christina Stubbs, University of Sunshine Coast

Read the Lecture in Honour of Judith Walker OAM

2013 - Elizabeth (Bettie) Richardson OAM

Presented by Jennifer Hazelton, Food Standards Australia and New Zealand

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

2011 - Karen Cashel

Presented by Anthea Magarey, Flinders University

2010 - Audrey Cahn

Presented by Caryl Nowson, Deakin University

2009 - Cheryl Rae

Presented by Dympna Leonard, Tropical Public Health Unit

Other Lectures in Honour

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


Our eulogies honour the passing of prominent members of our Dietitians Australia.

We pay tribute to them and the contributions they made to the Dietetic profession.