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Fellows of the AIIA

In 2008, the Australian Institute of International Affairs launched a Fellows program to recognise exceptional contributions to Australia’s international relations.

The overriding criterion for selection is a person with a strong connection to Australia who has achieved a very high level of distinction in, and made a distinguished contribution to, international affairs. Nominations received are assessed in confidence by a selection committee made up of members of AIIA’s National Executive and, once appointed, existing Fellows.

Nominations for 2023 Fellowship awards are now open. Any member or fellow of the Australian Institute of International Affairs can nominate a candidate for this highly prestigious award. Fellows will be decided by an independent committee appointed by the AIIA Board. Please nominate your candidate for an AIIA Fellowship by filling out this form. Nominations close on August 15, 2023.

 

Fellows 2008

Dr Coral Bell AO

The Hon Gareth Evans AC QC

Dr Stephen FitzGerald

Hamish McDonald

Dr Robert O’Neill AO

Lieutenant General John Sanderson AC

James Wolfensohn KBE AO

Richard Woolcott AC email

 

Fellows 2009

Professor Hilary Charlesworth

Professor Jocelyn Chey AM

Professor Peter Edwards AO

The Hon Elizabeth Evatt AC

Owen Harries

John McCarthy AO

Emeritus Professor Nancy Viviani AO

Denis Warner OBE

 

Fellows 2010

Professor Bruce Grant

Allan Gyngell AO

Professor Helen Hughes AO

Dr Janet Hunt

James Ingram AO email

Baillieu Myer AC

Ric Smith AO PSM

 

Fellows 2011  

Mr Graeme Dobell

Emeritus Professor Peter Drysdale AO

Joanna Hewitt AO

The Hon Professor Robert Hill

Professor Neville Meaney

Colleen Ryan

Professor Hugh White AO

Garry Woodard

 

Fellows 2012

Professor Joan Beaumont

Rowan Callick

Dr Francis Gurry

Professor Stuart Harris AO

Professor John Legge AO

Professor Wang Gungwu

Professor Samina Yasmeen AM

 

Fellows 2013

Professor James Cotton AM

Professor James Crawford AC

Professor Harold Crouch

Rawdon Dalrymple AO

Erika Feller

Hugh Morgan AC

Dennis Richardson AO

Tony Walker

 

Fellows 2014

Professor Desmond Ball AO

Reverend Tim Costello AO

Philip Flood AO

Jenny McGregor AM

Geoffrey Miller AO

Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs

 

Fellows 2015

The Hon Kim Beazley AC

Geraldine Doogue AO

The Hon Alexander Downer AC

Dr Ken Henry AC

David Irvine AO

The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG

Professor John Ravenhill

Elizabeth Reid AO FASSA

Penny Wensley AC

 

Fellows 2016

Dr Sue Boyd

Dr Alison Broinowski

Clive Hildebrand AM

Martine Letts

Greg Sheridan AO

Professor Russell Trood

Peter Varghese AO

Tony Wheeler AO and Maureen Wheeler AO

 

Fellows 2017

Colin Chapman

John W. H. Denton AO

Dr Helen Durham AO

Helen Evans AO

Bill Farmer AO

John Menadue AO

Professor Ramesh Thakur

Michael Thawley AO

 

Fellows 2018

The Hon Julie Bishop MP

Emeritus Professor Peter Boyce AO

Sean Dorney

Linda Jakobson

Paul Kelly

Professor Tim Lindsey AO

Murray McLean AO

Helen Szoke AO

Professor Michael Wesley

 

Fellows 2019

Melissa H. Conley Tyler

Professor Stephen Cordner

Michael Costello AO

Sir Rod Eddington AO

Andrew Forrest AO

Professor Anthony Milner AM

Andrew Parker

Professor Shirley Scott

 

Fellows 2020

Professor Nick Bisley

Professor Caitlin Byrne

Peter Grey

Miles Kupa

Professor Bill Maley AM FASSA

Professor Tessa Morris-Suzuki

 

Fellows 2021

The Honourable Frances Adamson AC

Stan Grant

Dr Meg Gurry

Major General (retd) Duncan Edward Lewis AO DSC CSC

Dr Heather Smith

The Honourable Warwick Smith AO

Gary Quinlan AO

Professor Jacqui True FASSA

Fellows 2022

Professor Geremie Barmé

Darren Godwell

Professor Evelyn Goh

Jane Halton AO PSM

Professor Rikki Kersten

Dr Tony Press

Morry Schwartz AM

Natasha Stott Despoja AO

Nick Warner AO PSM

 

Nominations for 2023 Fellowship awards are now open. Any member or fellow of the Australian Institute of International Affairs can nominate a candidate for this highly prestigious award. Fellows will be decided by an independent committee appointed by the AIIA Board. Please nominate your candidate for an AIIA Fellowship by filling out this form. Nominations close on August 15, 2023.