List of Macquarie University people
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This is a list of Macquarie University people.
- 1 Administration
- 2 Notable staff
- 3 Notable alumni
- 4 References
- Garfield Barwick, 1967-1978
- Percy Partridge, 1978-1984
- Michael Kirby, 1984-1993
- Tim Besley, 1994-2001
- Maurice Newman, 2002-2008
- Michael Egan, 2008–present
- Alexander Mitchell, 1965-1975
- Edwin Webb, 1976-1986
- Dianne Yerbury, 1987-2006
- Steven Schwartz, 2006-2012
- S Bruce Dowton, 2012–present
- John Lincoln, 1976-2000 and Emeritus Deputy Chancellor 2000-2011
- Daniel Kane, Australian linguist.
- Naguib Kanawati, Egyptian-Australian Egyptologist.
- Boyo Ockinga, Australian Egyptologist, epigrapher, and philologist.
- David Christian, British-American historian.
- Don Aitkin, Australian political scientist.
- Keith Suter, Australian social scientist.
Science, technology, medicine, and mathematics
- Ronald Ernest Aitchison, Australian professor of physics and electronics.
- Leanne Armand, Australian marine scientist in the Department of Biological Sciences.
- Anne Castles, Australian cognitive scientist.
- Paul Davies, British physicist, writer and broadcaster.
- Tim Flannery, Australian mammalogist, palaeontologist, environmentalist and global warming activist.
- Richard Makinson, Australian professor of physics.
- Peter Mason, Australian physicist.
- José Enrique Moyal, Israeli-Australian professor of mathematics.
- A. W. Pryor, Australian visiting fellow in physics.
- Ann Henderson-Sellers, Australian climatologist.
- David James Skellern, OA, Australian electronic engineer and computer scientist.
- John Clive Ward, British-Australian physicist, founder of the physics program at Macquarie.
- Neil Weste, Australian inventor and engineer.
Science, technology, medicine, and mathematics
- Barry Brook, Australian climate scientist and advocate of nuclear power.
- Frank J. Duarte, American physicist and author.
- Ian Ramsay, Australian academic, lawyer, Harold Ford professor of commercial law at Melbourne Law School.
- George Williams, Australian academic, lawyer and human rights activist.
- Ian Pollard, Australian tennis player, became Macquarie University's first Rhodes Scholar in 1973.
Arts and media
- MiG Ayesa, singer and second runner-up on TV show Rock Star: INXS
- Yalda Hakim, BBC and SBS presenter
- Murray Cook, Anthony Field, Greg Page, three founding members of The Wiggles
- Jane Caro, columnist, author and lecturer
- Miranda Devine, newspaper columnist
- Michael Duffy, journalist, author, radio presenter
- Sophie Falkiner, television presenter
- Martin Flood, top prize winner on Australia's Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?.
- Kate Forsyth, fantasy writer
- Ghassan Hage, anthropologist
- Adam Hills, comedian
- Elizabeth Jolley, author
- Hugh McKay, OA, Australian journalist, novelist, psychologist and sociologist.
- Colleen McCullough, author
- Robert Ovadia, television news reporter
- Peter Overton, television journalist and news presenter
- Margaret Pomeranz, film critic
- Hugh Riminton, CNN news anchor
- Tim Rogers, singer
- Kimberley Starr, novelist
- Chris Lilley, comedian
- Keith Windschuttle, historian and writer, editor of Quadrant
- Rodney Adler, former HIH director
- Greg Coffey, Australian hedge fund manager.
- Catherine Livingstone, AO, Australian businesswoman.
- Napoleon Perdis, makeup artist and businessman
- Iggy Pintado, Author and Businessman
- Talal Yassine, OAM, lawyer, community activist and founder of investment banking firm Crescent Investments Australia
- Lloyd Babb, SC, Director of the NSW Department of Public Prosecutions
- Patricia Bergin, Justice of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Chief Judge in Equity
- Robert Bromwich, SC, Director of the Commonwealth Department of Public Prosecutions
- Lindy Jenkins, Justice of the Supreme Court of Western Australia
- Brian Preston, SC, Chief Justice of the Land and Environment Court of New South Wales
Politics and government
- Peter Andren, Australian politician, former member for Calare in the Australian House of Representatives (Independent)
- Meredith Burgmann, former president of the New South Wales Legislative Council (Labor)
- John Connor, Australian chief executive of Climate Institute of Australia.
- Sam Dastyari, Australian politician.
- Peter Debnam, former NSW Opposition Leader (Liberal)
- John Faulkner, Australian Senator representing New South Wales (Labor) / Defence minister.
- Stephen Jones, member for Throsby in the Australian House of Representatives (Labor) 
- Mike Kelly AM, member for Eden Monaro in the Australian House of Representatives, Minister for Defence Materiel (Labor)
- David Leyonhjelm, Australian politician, Senator for NSW (Liberal Democratic Party).
- Greg Lindsay, founder and executive director of the Centre for Independent Studies, an Australian free-market, libertarian think tank
- Tania Mihailuk, NSW member for Bankstown (Labor)
- Cameron Murphy, civil libertarian
- Rev. Fred Nile, NSW Legislative Council member (Christian Democratic Party)
- Christine Nixon, former Victorian Police Commissioner
- Rob Oakeshott, federal member for Lyne (Independent)
- Jamie Parker, NSW member for Balmain (Greens)
- Tanya Plibersek, Australian politician, federal member for Sydney (Labor).
- Eric Roozendaal, Australian politician, former NSW Treasurer (Labor)
- Janelle Saffin, Australian politician, federal member for Page (Labor)
- Carl Scully, Australian politician, former NSW Minister for Police (Labor)
- Andrew Scipione, Australian Commissioner of the New South Wales Police Force
- Lisa Singh, Australian politician.
- Rob Stokes, Australian politician, NSW member for Pittwater (Liberal); NSW minister for the environment and for heritage
- Grant Brits, swimmer, bronze medallist at the 2008 Beijing Olympics
- Liz Ellis, Australian sportswoman, former captain Australian netball team
- Joel Milburn, national athletics champion
- Ian Pollard, Australian tennis player – 1971 Australian Davis Cup team and New South Wales Open Hardcourt singles champion in 1975. In 1973 he also became Macquarie University's first Rhodes Scholar
- Ian Thorpe, swimmer, five Olympic gold medals at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and the 2004 Athens Olympics