Class of 2017

It is an exciting time for the class of 2017 as they transition into practice after five years of studying chiropractic.

CAA National, along with local branches, have been delighted to present awards in recognition of student achievement at graduate events across the country.

Macquarie University

Held on 20 April 2018 in Darling Harbour, the masquerade themed Macquarie University Graduation Ball was a night to remember.

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Award Recipients

  • Michael Hobbs - Student of the Year and Chiropractic Educations Australia Award for Clinic Internship
  • Tristan Foo - The Ed Devereaux Award for Contributions to the Student Body and CAA X-Ray Excellence Award
  • Ingrid Dunkerley - NSW Academic Excellence Award First Year Masters and COCA Award for Proficiency in Preclinical Studies
  • Dirk Crafford - The Gary Stavrou Award for Proficiency in Chiropractic Techniques
  • Hillary Mathieson - CAAQLD Ellie Fernie Award
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To read the full report by Dirk Crafford click here.


RMIT University

The Graduation Ball was held on 13 December 2018 at Melbourne Pavilion in Kensington.

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Award Recipients

  • Eloise Flemming - CAA National Graduate of the Year
  • Angie Aquiliana - Assisi Award for Achievement in Community Service
  • Samantha Cecil - Chiropractic Clinic Award for Clinical Excellence in Bundoora
  • Briana Eccles - Wellington Mission Award for Achievement in Community Service
  • Andrew Horton - Sacred Heart Award for Achievement in Community Service
  • Sarah Reed - Fitzroy Stars Award for Achievement in Community Service
  • Sharon Mok - Diagnostic Radiology Award
  • Rachel Steel - Personal Achievement Award
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The CQUniversity Awards Ceremony was held on 24 May 2018 and was streamed to various campuses around the country. CAAQLD presented the Academic Excellence Award (Masters) to Georgia Lowe and the Academic Excellence Award (Undergraduate) to Paul Grinev.

Award Recipients

  • Georgia Lowe - Academic Excellence Award (Masters) - pictured below
  • Paul Grinev - Academic Excellence Award (Undergraduate)
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Murdoch University

The Graduation Ceremony took place on 14 February 2018. The Awards Ceremony which is normally held around May has been moved to August.