Western Australia is in the spotlight this month as members of the Foundation’s Senior Executive Team, led by Chairman Jillian Segal AO, travel to Perth for a series of meetings, presentations and briefing sessions with government, business, academic and community leaders.
General Sir John Monash GCMG KCB VD is widely acknowledged as one of the great Australians. He was Australia’s outstanding military and civilian leader as well as a great contributor to Australian life. Born to German Jewish parents in 1865 in Melbourne, Monash was Dux (jointly) of Melbourne’s Scotch College. He graduated from The University of Melbourne with degrees of a Master of Engineering in 1893, a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Law in 1895, and a Doctor of Engineering in 1921. Read more here.
The John Monash Foundation is generously supported by the following governments, institutions, organisations and individuals:
The office of the General Sir John Monash Foundation sits on Wurundjeri country and we warmly acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we are privileged to have our working base and pay our respects to the Wurundjeri elders past and present . We would also like to acknowledge and pay our respects to all the traditional custodians of this vast continent, on whose lands our Scholars have been nurtured, which our supporters, board members and staff call home, and where, as a national organisation, we often gather.