Lecturers and Prize Recipients

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American College of Surgeons' Lecture

2012 - Associate Professor Vikram Kashyap - Novel observations on human endothelial dysfunction
2011 - Dr Thomas Aloia - A novel functional staging system for hepatocellular carcinoma
2010 - Associate Professor Nipun Merchant - Progress in the management of pancreas cancer: not an oxymoron
2009 - Dr Richard Bold - Population-based outcomes in pancreatic cancer
2008 - Dr Fiemu Nwariaku - Thyroid cancer: new paradigms, new therapies
2007 - Dr Herbert Chen - Gastro-intestinal neuro-endocrine tumours: current and future therapies
2006 - Dr Robert Cima (Rochester, USA) - The Evolution of the Intestinal Pouch-anal Aanastomosis
2005 - K. Cheung - Management of Mutilating Injuries to the Upper Extremity
2004 - J. Cullen - Preventing Postoperative Infections due to Staphylococcus Aureus

Archibald Watson Medal and Lecture

2008 - Professor Jiefu Huang - Surgical Education in China
2006 - Professor Kingsley Faulkner (Perth) - Flanders, Flodden, Florey and Fallujah: An Anatomy of Affliction and the Pathology of Power 1900-2006
2004 - D. Gotley - Advances in Surgery in Carcinoma of the Oesophagus
2002 - J.G. Temple - PRCSEd 497 years of the RCSEd
1997 - D. Simpson - Watson's World
1994 - A.J. Woodward - Doctoring the Planet: Health Effects of Global Change
1992 - D. Melnick - Can Old Dogs Learn New Tricks?
1989 - C. Organ - Impact of the New Technologies
1988 - H.K. Ibbertson - Paget's Disease
1988 - J. Pettigrew - Flying Cats and Flying Primates: The Brain Eliminates Evolution and Vice Versa
1987 - E.L.L. Schneider - The Impact of Aging on the Aged
1985 - C.E. Sullivan - Sleep Disorders and Clinical Medicine
1984 - C. Wood - Ethics and Science of In Vitro Fertilisation
1980 - B.McC. O'Brien - The Future of Microsurgery
1980 - R.G. Elmslie - Our Honoured Anatomists
1973 - J. Birrell - The Drug Scene - Perspective 1973
1970 - E.H. Goulston - Sphere of Influence - The Surgeon in a Developing Country
1967 - W.E. Hackett - Biological Views of Disease
1966 - J.O. Smith - Sydney Grandison Watson and his Sons, especially Archibald
1963 - D.C. Sinclair - Skin Sensation
1957 - C. Craig - Some Doctors in Famous Novels and a Famous Play
1955 - Air Vice-Marshal - Sir Victor Hurley: The Making of a Surgeon
1953 - H.J. Wilkinson - The Edwin Smith Papyrus and its Significance
1951 - W.E.L. Crowther - The Background of Medical Practice and Training of Surgical Apprentices in Van Diemen's Land
1949 - J.B. Cleland - The Naturalist in Medicine
1947 - Sir Henry Newland - Professor Watson and his Influence on Australian Surgery

Clinical Committee Prize

2012 - June - Dr Paula Conroy (New South Wales)
2012 - February - Dr Conrad Stranz (South Australia)
2011 - June - Dr Amit Reddy (New Zealand)
2011 - February - Dr Ajay Iyengar (Victoria)
2010 - May - Dr Christopher Lehane (New South Wales)
2010 - February - Dr Mahmoud Jafari Giv (Victoria)
2009 - June - Dr Michael Hong (Victoria)
2009 - February Dr. Vanaja Sivapathasingam (Sydney)
2008 - October - Dr Danella Favot (Queensland)
2008 - February - Dr Rachel Thompson (Victoria)
2007 - October - Dr Bradley Morris (Queensland)
2007 - February - Dr Daniel Steiner (Victoria)
2006 - June - Dr Matthew Alfredson (Sydney)
2006 - February - Dr Luke Alleine Spencer (Melbourne)
2005 - June - Dr Faruque Riffat (Sydney)
2005 - February - Dr Catherine Fiona Sinclair (Melbourne)
2004 - June - Dr Michael Patrick Rosenfeldt (Auckland)
2004 - February - Dr Joanne Louise Dale (Brisbane)

Sir Edward (Weary) Dunlop Memorial Lecture

2012 - Major General Professor Jeffrey Rosenfeld - Weary's Legacy: From Hellfire Pass to Afghanistan and beyond
2011 - Mr Tim Keenan - In praise of rugby: the ruminations of a developing world surgeon
2010 - Mr Robert Pearce - Beware the smell of geranium - fear and progress in NBC warfare
2009 - Professor John Pearn - A Higher Ethic - Sanctuary and Caritas for Victims of War
2008 - Brigadier Robert Atkinson - A Bridge Too Far - Never
2007 - Mr A Wyn Beasley (Wellington, New Zealand) - Reconciliation
2006 - Maj General Nopadol Wora-Urai (Bangkok, Thailand) - From Friendship to Academic Relationship
2005 - HE Lt-General J. Sanderson AC - The Emerging World Order - A Clash of Cultures or a Culture of Co-operation
2004 - I. Loefler Africa - Surgery in an Unstable Environment
2003 - Grace Warren - Returned with Thanks - Lessons from the Third World to the First
2002 - Vice-Admiral D.J. Shackleton - Terra Australia and Naval Gazing
2000 - Professor A.K.C. Li - A Surgeon for All Seasons

George Adlington Syme Oration

2012 - Datuk Paul Low Seng Kuan
2011 - Hon. Alexander Downer - World leadership and the next half century
2010 - Professor Jorg Imberger - Death of the environment, social icons and personal connectivity: Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression, Acceptance
2009 - Mr Noel Pearson - Exile on Wall Street: Revisiting John Ralston Saul's Thesis in "Voltaire's Bastards" on the Tyranny of Reason in a Time of Financial Collapse
2008 - Mr Donald Tsang - The Challenge of Future Healthcare Delivery in Hong Kong
2007 - Professor Paul Callaghan (Wellington, New Zealand) - Horizon Science and the Human Implications
2006 - Xanana Gusmao (Dili, Timor-Leste) - The Price of Commitment to Conscience
2005 - Judge Kate O'Brien - Crime and Punishment: A View from the Bench
2004 - Professor A.K.C. Li - Lessons from SARS
2003 - R. Strong - The Future is not What It Used to Be
2002 - Sir Peter Morris - PRCSE Leadership in Surgery
2001 - Sir David Carter - Surgery at the Crossroads
2000 - Sir Ninian Stephen
1999 - J. Belich - A Tasman History
1998 - M. Brennan - The Surgeon as Leader in Cancer Care
1997 - J. Strong - People, Potential and Management
1996 - Averil Mansfield - Surgery: A Suitable Career for Women
1995 - Sir Ronald Wilson - The Year of Tolerance: Its Challenge to Australia
1994 - Professor Adrienne Clarke - Science, Technology and Australia's Future
1993 - Professor D. Penington - A Clever Country or a Wise Country?
1992 - P. Ellyard - Preparing Australia for the New Millennium
1991 - A. Donovan - The Practice Guideline Initiative
1990 - G.C. Liggins - Winds of Change
1989 - Reverend Peter Hollingworth - There are our Children - Eradicating Child Poverty
1988 - Professor G. Blainey - How Far Have We Travelled?
1987 - G.C. Bolton - Hartigan's Syndrome
1986 - D.A. Cooley - A Medical History of Texas during the past 150 Years
1985 - C.R. Hanlon - Surgery as a Humane and Learned Profession
1984 - Sir Gustav Nossal - Medical Research and Medical Practice: New Perspectives on the "Town" versus "Gown" Dilemma
1983 - Hon. Sir Edward Younde - The City which Cares
1982 - Hon. Sir David Beattie - Athlete and Accident
1981 - F.J. Gillingham - - The Quality of Life
1979 - Sir Reginald Murley - The Ethics and Economics of Excellence
1978 - D.H. Onn - Regional Co-operation
1977 - Sir Rodney Smith - Privileges and Responsibilities of Royal Colleges
1976 - Sir Benjamin Rank - Syme and the Surgeon's Image
1975 - Margaret Dalziel - About Suffering They Were Never Wrong, the Old Masters
1974 - J.E. Dunphy - What Puts the Surge in Surgery?
1973 - Rt Hon. Lee Kwan Yew - Trigger-happy and Circumspect Types
1972 - Sir Stanley Burbury - The Surgeon and the Law
1971 - Sir John McEwen - The Impact of International Trade on National Relationships
1970 - Professor Z. Cowen - The Privy Council - Towards the End of the Chapter
1969 - Hon. R.D. Muldoon - Little Brother or Nation?
1968 - K.C.O. Shann - Our Indonesian Neighbours
1967 - J.T. Gunther - Australia and the White Man's Burden
1966 - Sir John Bruce - Leadership in Surgery: a Commonwealth Inheritance
1965 - Rt Hon. Sir Garfield Barwick - Tasks for Australians
1964 - Sir Archibald Grenfell Price - The Importance of Disease in History from the Geographical Viewpoint
1963 - Rt Hon. Sir Robert Menzies - Speech and Speakers
1962 - E.G. Sayers - Some Problems in Medical Education
1961 - H. Atkins - A Small Library
1960 - J.R. Darling - The Education of a Civilized Man
1959 - Sir Alexander Murphy - Barbers, Surgeons and Tradition
1958 - Hon. Paul Hasluck - Telling the Truth in a Democracy
1957 - Sir Owen Dixon - Jesting Pilate
1956 - J. Cairney - On Reason and Belief
1955 - Sir Ian Clunies-Ross - The Response of Science to the Challenge of the Australian Environment
1954 - Sir James Learmonth - On Making Inaugural Orations
1953 - Rt Hon. Sir John Latham - Work and Leisure and Pleasure - and Law
1951 - Sir Reginald Watson-Jones - Rehabilitation and Resettlement. Fifty Years of Progress in Surgical Principles
1950 - Professor Sir John Medley - Medicine and the Humanities
1949 - Professor J.T.A. Burke - The Age of Reason
1948 - Sir Hugh Cairns - The Progress of Surgery, with Special Reference to Intracranial Surgery
1947 - Sir Gordon Gordon-Taylor - The Debt of Surgical Science to Australasia
1946 - J.H.L. Cumpston - The Culture of Human Life
1945 - Professor J.D.G. Medley - The University and the Medical Profession
1944 - V.M. Trikojus - Recent Investigations Concerning the Biochemistry of the Thyroid Gland
1939 - Sir Alfred Webb-Johnson - Surgery in England in the Making
1938 - W.A. Osborne - Surgical Teaching in Germany
1937 - C.E. Hercus - Some Prevention and Research Aspects of Surgery
1936 - L. Cowlishaw - The First Fifty Years of Surgery in Australia
1935 - Professor F. Wood Jones - The Master Surgeon
1933 - F. G. Bell - Hospital Problems and Surgical Education
1932 - C.H. Fagge - The George Adlington Syme Oration

Gordon Gordon-Taylor Medal and Lecture

(Australasia only)

2012 - Professor Joseph W Y Lau - Development of surgery - towards the extremes
2009 - Professor Daryl Wall - By Apollo, Janus and Sir Francis Chichester, Set the Course 
2006 - Professor C Miles Little - Surgical Giants and Giants among Surgeons: The Case of Abraham Gillies
2003 - S.A. Mellick - Sir Gordon Gordon-Taylor 1878-1960: Master of Language and Surgery
2001 - Professor D. Howie - An Australian Perspective on Joint Replacement Surgery
1997 - Professor V. Fazio - Salvage of the Failed Pelvic Pouch
1987 - J.H. Heslop - Basic Surgical Training and the RACS
1984 - D.G. Macleish - The Tyranny of Words
1981 - D. Beard - The Surgeon at War
1978 - Sir Edward Dunlop - The Whole Earth is a Sepulchre of Heroes
1975 - P.J. Kenny - Metatropoi Aurai
1972 - R.S. Lawson - Amputations through the Ages
1969 - B.K. Rank - Et nova et vetera
1966 - Professor J. Loewenthal - Sidere Mutato

Gordon Gordon-Taylor Prize

2012 - June - Dr Andrew Davidson, NZ
2012 - February - Dr David Liu, NSW
2012 - February - Dr Roger Haddad, VIC
2011 - June - Dr Deepak Chhabra, NSW
2011 - February - Dr Kheng-Seong Ng, NSW
2010 - June - Dr Prashanth Rao, NSW
2010 - February - Dr Andrew MacLeod, VIC
2009 - June - Dr Michael Hong, VIC
2009 - February - Dr Shagun Aggarwal, NSW
2008 - February - Dr Christopher Earle Brooks, VIC
2007 - October - Dr Nicholas John Gormack, NZ
2007 - February - Dr Andrew Ko-Wai Cheung, NSW
2006 - November - Dr Yi Chen, VIC
2006 - June - Dr Sidney Levy, VIC
2006 - February - David Wardill, VIC
2005 - November - Edmund Ek, VIC
2005 - June - Dr Christopher Gillespie, VIC
2005 - February - Dr Alex Yuen, VIC
2004 - Catherine Sinclair

Hamilton Russell Medal and Lecture

2011 - Professor Ian Harris - Surgery as placebo
2010 - Professor Allan Skirving - In praise of surgery
2009 - David McNicol - Tomorrow's Another Day. But It Isn't - Tomorrow Was Created Yesterday, You See
2008 - Professor John Wong - Developments that Change Practice
2007 - Professor A Keith Jeffery (Otago, New Zealand) - Of Strings and Splints and Wars and Wounds
2005 - A.W. Beasley - Cook as a Scientist - An Appraisal
2004 - S.P. Chow - The Development of Hand Surgery in the Asia-Pacific Region, including Australasia
2003 - D.G. Macleish - Surgical Business et nova et vetera
2002 - J. Kirkup - Fracture Care of Friend and Foe during World War I
2000 - R. Strong - Traveller There is no Path, a Path is Made by Walking
1999 - R. Nicholson - A Surgical Retrospect
1998 - Sir David Carter - Cancer Surgery and the Millennium
1996 - B.J. Dooley - For Better or for Worse
1995 - M. De Bakey - Perspectives in Surgical Technology
1991 - C. McC. Evarts - Leaders and Leadership
1990 - S.A. Wells - The Development of a Surgical Research Programme
1989 - C.S. Sledge - Evolution of Hip Joint Design: Hip Replacement
1987 - D.C. Sabiston - The Making of a Surgeon
1984 - F. Ortiz Monasterio - Four Hundred Years of Wound Healing
1983 - A.M. Tile - The Evolution of Fracture Treatment since Hamilton Russell
1979 - A.W. Beasley - Preserved through the Medium: Art and the History of Orthopaedics
1974 - R.A. Chase - The Variety of Methods for Primary and Secondary Reconstruction of the Thumb
1963 - R.S. Lawson - Forty Years On
1952 - F.C. Courtice - Pulmonary Oedema. Clinical Implications of Animal Experiments
1947 - Sir Heneage Ogilvie - The Place of Surgery in the Treatment of Peptic Ulcer
1937 - Sir C. Stanton Hicks - The Physiology of Acute Circulatory Failure due to Haemorrhage and Shock
1935 - E.W. Hey Groves - The Romance of Surgery

Herbert Moran Memorial Lecture in Medical History

2012 - Associate Professor Michael Hollands - From intellectualism to scientific method, the transformation of medieval anatomy
2010 - Professor Wyn Beasley - The romantic surgeon: the College's first named lecturer, Ernest Hey Groves
2009 - Dr George Fielding - These Hallowed Grounds
2007 - Professor Robert Lusby - The Art and Science of Wine Making: Hunter Valley, 1820-1880
2006 - Dr Peter Campbell - Radiation-induced Disease; Why Surgeons Should Look Back to the Future
2005 - J. Hanrahan
2004 - G. Low - A Race for Fame and Glory - Hong Kong 1894
2003 - R. Magee - Medical Practice and Medical Education 1500-2001: An Overview
2002 - D. David and D.A. Simpson - World War I: The Genesis of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery
2001 - R. Pearce - Doctors and Writers: The Merchants of Paradox
2000 - S.A. Mellick - Exploring the Legacy of History
1999 - P. Wrightson - The Growth of the Concept of Mild Head Injury
1997 - B.W. Taylor - The Renaissance and Reconstruction
1996 - N.A. Myers - Landmarks in the History of Oesophageal Surgery
1995 - D.A Simpson - Helmets in Surgical History
1994 - G. Wilson - The Partnership
1993 - N. Dan - Trephination in the Pre-European Era in Australasia
1992 - G. Flynn - The History of Surgery in Canberra
1991 - J.H. Pearn - Courage and Curiosity - The Surgeon Explorers in Australia and New Zealand
1990 - A.W. Beasley - They Left Nothing Unattempted
1987 - J. Leavesley - Eternal Summer Gilds Them Yet - Aesculapius and his Temples of Healing
1983 - J.A. Williams - Provincial Pioneers in Pommie Surgery
1981 - B. McC. O'Brien - Abraham Colles and the Australian Connection
1980 - R. Nicks - The New Zealand Saga: The History of Chest Surgery
1980 - J.W. Kirklin - The Continuing Evolution of Corrective Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease
1977 - R. Nicks - The Saga of Cardiothoracic Surgery in Australia
1976 - F. Ortiz Monasterio - Two Thousand Years of Medicine and Magic in Mexico
1975 - D.W. Taylor - The Monro Collection in the Medical Library of the University of Otago
1974 - Sir John Loewenthal - PRACS Moran
1972 - E. Ryan - Early Medical Practice in the Wimmera
1969 - J. Cobley - Thomas Arndell - Surgeon Magistrate and Farmer
1968 - Sir Douglas Miller - Sir Alexander MacCormick - Man and Surgeon
1964 - C.E. Cook - Medicine and the Australian Aboriginal - A Century of Contact in the Northern Territory
1963 - R. O'Regan - Some Early Medical Practitioners of Wellington
1959 - J. Estcourt Hughes - John Woodall - An Elizabethan Surgeon
1956 - K.F. Russell - A Seventeenth-century Plagiarist
1954 - Sir Gordon Bell - John Hunter's Tradition
1950 - Col. A.M. Mackintosh - The Australian Medical Association
1947 - K. Inglis - The Historical Approach in the Study of Medicine

James Pryor Memorial Lecture

2012 - Dr Mark Sidhom - Medicolegal aspects of multidisciplinary clinics
2011 - Associate Professor Leigh Atkinson (Brisbane) - Pain and Suffering: Personal Injury and the Australian Courts
2010 - Professor Peter Cossman (Sydney) - The Special Dilemma of Upper GI Cancer Treatment
2009 - Professor Christopher Wallace (Toronto, Canada) - Trainees: How do we Handle the Risk?
2008 - Professor Richard Deyo (Portland, USA) - Surgeons, Science and the Device Industry
2007 - The Honourable Geoffrey Davies (Brisbane) - Professionalism
2006 - Dr Stewart Boland (Sydney) - The Medical Indemnity Landscape: Now and in the Future
2005 - J. Reason - Assessing the Culpability of Unsafe Acts
2004 - Mr Gordon Waddell (Glasgow) - Back Pain and Incapacity for Work
2003 - Justice Paul de Jersey - Negligence, Insurance and the IPP Report: Recent Developments in Australian Medical Law

Kenneth Fitzpatrick Russell Memorial Lecture

2012 - G. Low - Paintings from the Cushing-Whitney Medical Library at Yale University
2010 - P. Sharp Harmen Boerhaave - "The Dutch Hippocrates"(Aphorismi de cognoscendis et curandis morbis…,Leiden 1722)
2008 - M. Fahrer - The Life and Times of Ambroise Paré (Œuvres complètes d'Ambroise Paré..., Malgaigne 1840-41)
2006 - A.W. Beasley - An Approach to the Natural (Hippocratis Coi medicorum omnium longe principis...,1525)
2004 - S.A. Mellick - Of Books and Libraries
2002 - Professor A.J. Thurston - Dupuytren's Disease or Cooper's Contracture? (Dislocations and Fractures of the Joints, Cooper 1822; Leçons Orales de Clinique Chirurgicale, Dupuytren 1832)
2000 - Professor D.A. Simpson - The English Roots of Medical Education in Australasia (Records of Harvey, Paget 1846)
1998 - Professor A.W. Beasley - A Web of Words: Kipling and his Friends (The Story of a Surgeon, Bland-Sutton 1930)
1996 - Professor J.H. Pearn - Nom et Lumière (The Anatomy of Plants, Grew 1682)
1994 - R. Andrew Cuthbertson - Haemophilia: Historical and Molecular Perspectives
1991 - Professor Harold Attwood Kenneth Russell - Medical Historian, Matthew Baillie's Atlas of Engravings and Samuel Johnson's Lung

The Mark Killingback Prize - Colon and Rectal Surgery Section

2013 - Dr Cherng Huei Kong
2012 - Dr Szelin Peng
2011 - Dr Tarik Sammour
2010 - Dr Tarik Sammour
2009 - Dr Kamran Zargar Shostari

Peter Jones Memorial Oration Medal

2012 - Mr Hugh Martin - Peter Jones and his 4 Hs
2010 - Rosslyn Walker - Omnia mutantur, nos et mutamur in illis (all things change) 
2008 - Keith Stokes (Melbourne) - Transition, a Challenge at any Time
2006 - Alexander Auldist (Melbourne) - Liver Resection in Children
2004 - Stuart Ferguson - A Brief History of Paediatric Day-Stay Surgery
2002 - M. Glasson - Peter Jones FRACS - The Man and his Legacy
2000 - E.D. Smith - Denis Browne - Maverick or Master Surgeon?
1998 - N.A. Myers - There is Nothing as Permanent as Change

President's Lecture

2012 - Professor Chandra Muzaffar - The challenge of forging unity in a multi-ethnic society
2011 - Professor the Lord Ara Darzi - Healthcare reforms
2010 - Hon. Dr Kim Hames - Current and future opportunities in health
2009 - Rowan Gillies - Medical, Ethical and Operational Challenges in Humanitarian Assistance
2008 - Sir Gordon Wu - The China Economic Miracle: 1978-2008
2007 - Sir Tipene O'Regan (Christchurch, New Zealand) - A Small Voyage around My Father's Dreams
2006 - Professor Bruce Barraclough (Sydney) - Improving Care through Leadership
2005 - Fiona Wood - Striving for Excellence: Who Pays?
2004 - R. Smith - Is Surgery an Anachronism in an Evidence-based World?
2003 - Justice D.A. Ipp - Judges and Judging
2002 - J. Smeaton - Emerging Opportunities in Regenerative Medicine
2001 - P. Stanley - Healing beyond Technology in the Era of Painful Surgery
2000 - Professor A.K.C. Li - A Surgeon for All Seasons (incorporating the Sir Edward ("Weary") Dunlop Memorial Lecture)
1999 - Sir Peter Blake - Attitude and Passion
1998 - President's Symposium - The Provision of Health Care to Indigenous Peoples
Presenter: Dr. Norman Swan
Speakers: I. Anderson, Sandra Bailey, Professor W. Cumming, Barbara Flick, Professor M. Gracey, Senator the Hon. J. Herron, Professor C. Mantell, Professor D. Marshall, Professor I. O'Rourke, I. Spencer, Professor D. Watters
1997 - M. Turnbull, P. O'Shane and P. Ruthven - Visions for Australia's Future
1996 - Professor Heather Couper - ET... Please Phone Earth!
1995 - Professor Verena Tunnicliffe - Hot Vents: A Fantasy on the Ocean Floor
1994 - Sir Edmund Hillary - Adventure is for Everyone
1993 - J. Walmsley - Conservation and the Private Sector
1992 - Sir Terence English PRCSE - Surgeons, Managers and Politicians in the 1990s
1991 - J. Maloney - Financing Health Care: Doctor vs Politician
1990 - N. Thompson - Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome: The Controversy in the Management of Gastrin Today (September)
1990 - J. Terblanche (August)

Rupert Downes Memorial Lecture

2011 - Professor John Pearn - Pro patria et spe gentis
2008 - Professor Arthur KC Li - Ethics and standards
2005 - Robert Pearce - Trust me, Claudius
2002 - Colonel D. Beard - The Music of Warfare
2000 - A.Wyn Beasley - Of Scurvy and Shipwreck - The Dutch Discovery of Australasia
1998 - D. Trunkey - I am Giddy, Expectation Whirls me Round
1996 - Professor Averil Mansfield - Arterio-venous Malformations and their Treatment
1994 - General Sir Phillip Bennett - Medical Aspects of Australia's Defence
1990 - Patricia K. Donahoe - The Development of Tumour Inhibitors
1988 - B.A. Smithurst - Distinguished Australian Military Surgeons
1983 - G.B. Ong - The Trifacetted Nature of Surgery in Hong Kong
1980 - D.G. Hamilton - One Hundred Years of Paediatric Surgery in Sydney
1978 - C.M. Gurner - Military Medical Preparedness
1976 - P.P. Rickham - Nephroblastoma - A New Look at an Old Problem
1972 - H.E. Beardmore - Paediatric Surgery - Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow
1970 - J.H. Louw - The Scientific Method in Surgery
1965 - D. Waterson - Oesophageal Replacement in Paediatric Surgery
1961 - Sir Albert Coates - The Doctor in the Services
1957 - F.K. Norris - Be Strong and of Good Courage
1954 - A.S. Walker - The Following Wind of History
1950 - S.R. Burston - Some Medical Aspects of Atomic Warfare

William Manchester Lecture

1999 - J. Williams - The Influence of one Man on Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in New Zealand
1990 - B.McC. O'Brien - The Influence of Microsurgery Research on Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery