Honorary Doctorates

Honorary Doctorates of Laws

The University of Notre Dame Australia has conferred Honorary Doctorates of Laws to many highly distinguished men and women. These men and women have made significant contributions to many professions, including law, theology and politics.

The list below includes the majority of the recipients of the Honorary Doctorate of Laws to date:

His Excellency The Honourable Kim Beazley AC
Rev Father William Beauchamp CSC
Brother Kelvin Canavan FMS
Sir William Deane AC KBE QC
Emeritus Professor John Finnis
Most Reverend Anthony Fisher OP
Professor John Haldane
Archbishop Barry James Hickey OAM
The Honourable John Howard OM AC
The Honourable Thomas Hughes AO QC
Rev Monsignor Michael Keating STL DCL
Professor Michael L'Estrange AO
Sister Cecilia Masterson SJG
Rev Fr John Neill OP
Professor Lowitja O'Donoghue AC CBE DSG
Barry O’Keefe AM QC
Dr Peter Tannock AM
Carolyn Woo