ASA Presidents

The following is a full list of the ASA Presidents and their presidential addresses where available. After the death of Dr Geoffrey Kaye in 1986, the Society decided to honour his memory by naming all future presidential addresses as the Geoffrey Kaye Oration which is traditionally delivered at the NSC.

Date

Name

State

Presidential Address

1934-39

Dr Gilbert Brown

SA

 

1939-46

Dr Gilbert Reynolds Troup

WA

 Dr Troup 1937

1946-47

Dr Harry J Daly

NSW

 Dr Daly 1947

1947-48

Dr Robert Hamilton Orton

VIC

 Dr Orton 1948

1948-49

Dr Ernest Robert Beech

WA

 

1949-50

Dr Douglas George Renton

VIC

 Dr Renton 1950

1950-51

Dr Arnold William Robertson

QLD

 Dr Robertson 1951

1951-52

Dr Stuart Vance Marshall

NSW

 Dr Marshall 1952

1952-53

Dr Eric Neville Harle Gandevia

VIC

 Dr Gandevia 1953

1953-54

Dr Mary Taylor Burnell

SA

 Dr Burnell 1954

1954-55

Dr James Fishbourne McCulloch

NSW

 Dr McCulloch 1955

1956-58

Dr Thomas Pilkington Crankshaw

VIC

 Dr Crankshaw 1957

1958-60

Dr John Barker

SA

 

1960-62

Dr Reginald Abbott Lewis

TAS

 

1962-63

1963-64

Dr Leonard Thomas Shea

Dr Roger A Bennett

NSW

QLD

 Dr Shea 1963

1964-65

Dr Margaret McClelland

VIC

 

1965-66

Dr Brian Eric Dwyer

NSW

 

1966-68

Dr Patricia Mackay OAM

VIC

 Dr Mackay 1967

1968-70

Dr Robert Bradley Speirs

NSW

 

1970-72

Dr Malcolm Creswell Newland

SA

 Dr Newland 1972

1972-74

Dr Patrick A Maplestone

VIC

 Dr Maplestone 1974

1974-76

Dr Brian J Pollard KCSG

NSW

 Dr Pollard 1976

1976-78

Dr Peter Brine

WA

 Dr Brine 1978

1978-80

Dr David Henry McConnel

QLD

 Dr McConnel 1980

1980-82

Dr Robert M Hare

VIC

 Dr Hare 1982

1982-84

Dr Donald Charles Maxwell

NSW

 Dr Maxwell 1984

1984-85

Dr Ian Matheson Stevens

SA

 Dr Stevens 1986

1986-88

Dr Benedict J. Barry

NSW

Geoffrey Kaye Oration -
Dr Barry 1988

1988-90

Dr John Winter Ashton

VIC

Geoffrey Kaye Oration -
Dr Ashton 1991


1990-92

Dr John D Richards

SA

Geoffrey Kaye Oration -
Dr Richards 1992

1992-94

Dr John William Hains

QLD

Geoffrey Kaye Oration -
Dr Hains 1994

1994-96

Dr Gregory Wotherspoon

NSW

Geoffrey Kaye Oration -
Dr Wotherspoon 1996

1996-98

Dr Wally Ross Thompson

WA

Geoffrey Kaye Oration -
Dr Thompson 1998

1998-00

Dr Rod M Westhorpe

VIC

Geoffrey Kaye Oration -
Dr Westhorpe 2000

2000-02

Dr Michael John Hind Hodgson

TAS

Geoffrey Kaye Oration -
Dr Hodgson 2002

2002-04

Dr James D. Bradley

QLD

Geoffrey Kaye Oration -
Dr Bradley 2004

2004-06

Dr Gregory Deacon

NSW

Geoffrey Kaye Oration -
Dr Deacon 2006

2006–08

Dr Richard Clarke

WA

Geoffrey Kaye Oration -
Dr Clarke 2008

2008-10

Dr Elizabeth M. Feeney

NSW

 

2010-12

Dr Andrew Mulcahy

TAS

Geoffrey Kaye Oration -
Dr Mulcahy 2012

2012-14

Dr Richard Grutzner

VIC

Geoffrey Kaye Oration -
Dr Grutzner 2014

Audio: Dr Grutzner 2014

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