Peter Clark graduated from Roseworthy in 1973 and is now the Director of Monarto Zoo. His diploma gave him the opportunity to work in Papua New Guinea as an agricultural advisor on a three-year contract, and when the country achieved independence in 1975 he was given the choice to take up a new position. Peter ended up spending 30 years in Papua New Guinea, moving from agriculture to wildlife and getting involved with crocodile, cassowary, butterfly and insect farming.
Sam, Roseworthy graduate of the class of 1995, is the founder of Southern Graziers, a livestock enterprise that provides flexible lease or agistment solutions for retiring farmers and absentee landholders, with the option to manage existing livestock they may already have. This allows them to still own the farm, live on it and be a part of it, while not having to worry about the day-to-day jobs.
Despite retiring as Friends of Urrbrae House Secretary in 2013, Peggy Rowe continued her connection with the University of Adelaide through dual volunteering roles at both Urrbrae House and the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health.
Ron Seidel has a long association with the University of Adelaide and his impact across the University is profound, particularly in his volunteering efforts with Talking With Aussies.
Award-winning authors of Australian Wine: styles and tastes, people and places Patrick Iland OAM, Peter Gago AC, Andrew Caillard MW and Peter Dry are this month’s Alumni in Focus.
Recipient of the Tirkapena Alumni Award 2019, Claudia is a Wiradjuri woman from Broken Hill who hopes to establish a surgical outreach service for rural and remote areas. Claudia is the third Australian Indigenous person to be awarded a Rhodes Scholarship.
Recipient of the Vice-Chancellor's Alumni Award 2019, Emeritus Professor Denise Bradley AC is an esteemed advocate for equity in education. Her contributions to higher education policy have changed the face of the Australian tertiary sector.