Class notes

We encourage our alumni to share news of their successes and to keep us updated by submitting your own class notes. Here are some of the updates our alumni have recently shared with us or have been in the media.

31
Aug
2016

Peter Dingwall honoured by St Stanislaus' College

Peter Dingwall, LLB (Hons) '74

Peter Dingwall had his photo added to St Stanislaus' College's Old Boy Gallery. Mr Dingwall has served as a Magistrate in the ACT Magistrates Court since 1990 and has served in executive positions for the ACT Show Jumping Club and Equestrian NSW.
17
Aug
2016

Jamila Rizvi joins NewsLifeMedia as Columnist

Jamila Rizvi , BComm '10, LLB '10

Jamila Rizvi has joined NewLifeMedia in a dual role contributing to news.com.au and parenting website kidspot.com.au. She was the former Editor-in-Chief of Mamamia and was the 2014 ANU Young Alumnus of the Year.
15
Aug
2016

Kim Brennan wins gold at the Rio Olympics

Kim Brennan, GDLP '12

Kim Brennan has won Australia's sixth gold medal at the Rio Olympics in the women's single sculls. It is the first time Australia has won gold in this event.
08
Aug
2016

Judge Brian Knox SC to retire

Judge Brian Knox SC, BA ‘69, LLB ‘73

Judge Brian Knox SC is retiring as a Judge of the NSW District Court after 11 years on the bench.
03
Aug
2016

Jane Stapleton honoured by the American Bar Association

Professor Jane Stapleton, LLB (Hons) '81

Professor Jane Stapleton has been honoured by the American Bar Association through the Robert B. McKay Law Professor Award. The Award was created to honour lawyers committed to advancing justice, scholarship and the legal profession.
28
Jul
2016

Chris Crewther elected as the Federal MP for Dunkley

Chris Crewther, LLM '09, MDipl (Hons) '09

Chris Crewther has been elected the Federal Member of Parliament for the division of Dunkley in Victoria.
26
Jul
2016

Julia Niblett appointed High Commissioner to Bangladesh

Julia Niblett, GradDipIntLaw ’89

Julia Niblett has been announced as Australia's next High Commissioner to Bangladesh. She is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade with significant experience in South-East Asia relations.
21
Jul
2016

Alumni appointed Partners at MinterEllison Canberra

Geoff Shaw and David Moore, BEc '06, LLB (Hons) '06 - BA '01, LLB (Hons) '03

ANU Law alumni Geoff Shaw and David Moore have been appointed as Partners at MinterEllison in Canberra.
20
Jul
2016

Leanne Smith writes for 'The Conversation'

Leanne Smith, BA (AsianStudies) '97, LLB (Hons) '98

Leanne Smith writes for ‘The Conversation’ on Australia’s need for a broader foreign policy. Leanne is an Australian diplomat and human rights lawyer who is currently on sabbatical from her role with the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping.
18
Jul
2016

Senator Zed Seselja promoted to the frontbench

Senator Zed Seselja, BA '98, LLB '00

Senator Zed Seselja has been promoted to the frontbench in Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s cabinet re-shuffle. He has been appointed as the new Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs.

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