Sports Awards 2021 Dinner

Tue 23 Nov 6:00pm - 9:00pm

The 2021 Sports Awards Dinner is a celebration of student athletes, and their involvement in college sporting activities this year to recognise high quality performer and player achievements. 

This event will be a semi-formal dinner with student sports awards and special guest speaker, Dr Deirdre Anderson, who will speak on the theme, resilience


About our guest speaker

Dr Deidre Anderson (Dr Dee) has held senior roles within the private sector and Federal and Local government and has held Executive positions both at international and national level within elite sports and the University sector. She has been acknowledged worldwide for her contribution to elite athletes, and has a lifelong commitment to supporting the development of young people.

Dr Dee is currently chair of the National Rugby League Players Association (NRLPA), Ambassador for the Michael Hughes Foundation, Performance and Wellbeing Manager for World Champion Air Racer Matt Hall and the Travel Lodge Aussie Spirit Softball Team.

She has been a recipient of a Paul Harris Fellow for her contribution to international relations, a recipient of the Princeton International Business Leaders award, recipient of the Eunice Gill Coach Education award, an honorary member of the Golden Keys International Honour Society and is a Justice of the Peace. She is the co-author of a number of books and has published extensively in the areas of athlete transition.

Dr Dee holds a PhD, Masters, a number of Post Graduate Degrees and a Bachelor of Arts.