I was awarded The 2013 University of Queensland Fellowship at the American Australian Association Benefit Dinner. The dinner recognises prominent individuals who have made significant contributions to business, economic, social and cultural relationships between the United States and Australia.
Proceeds from the dinner go towards building the Association’s Education Fund. To date, more than 190 Fellows have received awards totalling over US$4 million to pursue studies in critical fields from medical research to sustainability at top institutions such as MIT, Harvard and Princeton.
There were over 450 attendees including WA Governor H.E. Malcolm McCusker, WA Premier Colin Barnett, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, US Ambassador John Berry, Singapore High Commissioner Michael Teo Eng Cheng, and Minister of Defence David Johnston.