To celebrate our 50th year, Senior Cabinet and Shadow Cabinet members joined Senators and Members of the House of Representatives at a celebration of the University of Newcastle’s (UON) 50th anniversary in Parliament House.
Take a look through some images of the day then read more in our newsroom.
UON Chancellor Paul Jeans is greeted by Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education and Training
Senator the Hon. Kim Carr, Shadow Minister for Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Industry
Federal Member for Newcastle, Sharon Claydon MP
Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education and Training and Professor Caroline McMillen, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Newcastle
Senator Bridget McKenzie, Senator for Victoria, and Dr David Gillespie, Federal Member for Lyne with UON Vice-Chancellor Professor Caroline McMillen and Chancellor Paul Jeans.
UON alumnus Senator the Hon. Arthur Sinodinos, Cabinet Secretary
Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education and Training
Karen McNamara MP, Member for Dobell with UON Chancellor Paul Jeans.
UON Vice-Chancellor Professor Caroline McMillen, Senator Deborah O’Neill, Senator for NSW, Sharon Claydon, MP, Member for Newcastle and Paul Jeans, UON Chancellor.
UON Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Caroline McMillen.