14 Notable alumni of
Southern Cross University

Southern Cross University is 2961st in the world, 46th in Oceania, and 36th in Australia by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 14 notable alumni from Southern Cross University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Ashok Lavasa

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    Ashok Lavasa
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    civil servant
    Biography

    Ashok Lavasa is a retired 1980 batch Indian Administrative Service officer of Haryana cadre and was one of the two Election Commissioners of India. He has also served as the Finance Secretary of India, Environment, Forests and Climate Change Secretary of India and Civil Aviation Secretary of India. He has been appointed as the Vice President of Asian Development Bank (ADB).

  2. Linda Reynolds

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    Linda Reynolds
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Linda Karen Reynolds is an Australian politician serving as Minister for Government Services and Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme since 2021. She is a member of the Liberal Party and has served as a Senator for Western Australia since 2014.

  3. Mickalene Thomas

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    Mickalene Thomas
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    painterphotographercollagisttelevision producer
    Biography

    Mickalene Thomas is a contemporary African-American visual artist best known as a painter of complex works using rhinestones, acrylic, and enamel. Thomas's collage work is inspired from popular art histories and movements, including Impressionism, Cubism, Dada and the Harlem Renaissance. Her work draws from Western art history, pop art and visual culture to examine ideas around femininity, beauty, race, sexuality, and gender.

  4. Justin Harrison

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    Justin Harrison
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Justin Harrison, born 20 April 1974 in Sydney, is a former Australian international rugby union player, who played lock forward and is currently the head of the Australian Rugby Union Players Association

  5. Poto Williams

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    Poto Williams
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Munokoa Poto Williams has served as a member of Parliament in the New Zealand Labour Party parliamentary caucus since the 2013 Christchurch East by-election. She became the second Cook Islander elected to the New Zealand Parliament – after Alfred Ngaro.

  6. Daniel McDaniel

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    Daniel McDaniel
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Major General Daniel Francis McDaniel, DSC, AM, DSM is a senior officer in the Australian Army. He served as the acting Special Operations Commander Australia from September 2013 to December 2014, after Major General Gus Gilmore was reassigned. Since January 2019, he has been seconded to the United States Army Pacific and serving as Deputy Commanding General – North.

  7. Caroline Le Couteur

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    Caroline Le Couteur
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Enrolled in Southern Cross University
    Graduated with Bachelor of Business
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Caroline Le Couteur is an Australian politician. She was elected to the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly representing the electorate of Molonglo for the ACT Greens at the 2008 election and defeated at the 2012 election In October 2016, she was re-elected to the assembly representing the new electorate of Murrumbidgee, serving a single term until her retirement in 2020.

  8. Tamara Smith

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    Tamara Smith
    Enrolled in Southern Cross University
    Graduated with Bachelor of Laws
    Occupations
    politicianteachersolicitor
    Biography

    Tamara Francine Smith, an Australian politician, is a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly representing Ballina for the Greens since 2015. Smith is the first non-conservative to represent the Ballina area in 88 years.

  9. Jodi Martin

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    Jodi Martin
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    singersongwriter
    Biography

    Jodi Miranda Martin is an Australian singer-songwriter. Her professional music career began in mid-1996 while she was still a student, when she was the opening act for Arlo Guthrie's first Australian tour. Brisbane Times called her "one of Australia's most up and coming singer songwriters." She has been influenced by Joni Mitchell and compared to Tracy Chapman and Suzanne Vega.

  10. Kim Planert

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    Kim Planert
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    engineeraudio engineercomposerfilm score composer
    Biography

    Kim Planert is a German film and television composer based in Los Angeles. He has composed music for over 230 episodes of prime-time television shows and feature films. His collection of TV credits includes: eight seasons on the score for ABC's television show, Castle, Timeless, Missing (ABC), The Whispers (ABC series produced by Steven Spielberg), The McKenna Files (Mark Gordon, ABC Pilot), The Unit (CBS), Lie To Me (FOX), The Gates (ABC), The Chicago Code (FOX), Last Resort (ABC) and Rush (USA Network)

  11. David Heilpern

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    David Heilpern
    Occupations
    lawyercivil servant
    Biography

    David Heilpern is an Australian lawyer and author. After attending school in Sydney, and university in Sydney, Canberra and Lismore, New South Wales, Heilpern became a solicitor and barrister. He is the author of For Fear of Favour: Sexual Assault of Young Prisoners, a prominent study of sexual assault in prisons, and has been an advocate of prison and law reform. In 1998 he became one of the youngest Magistrates in New South Wales. In 2004 he was awarded Southern Cross University's Alumnus of the Decade Award.

  12. Jone Usamate

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    Jone Usamate
    Born in
    Fiji Flag Fiji
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jone Usamate is a Fijian politician, who is currently serving as the Minister for Infrastructure and Meteorological Services and Minister for Lands and Mineral Resources in the Fijian government.

  13. Steve Price

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    Steve Price
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    rugby league player
    Biography

    Steven John Price is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1990s and 2000s. An Australian international representative, he retired as Queensland's most capped State of Origin forward. Price captained Sydney club, the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs (with whom he won the 1995 and 2004 premierships) as well as Auckland club, the Warriors.

  14. Ben Newton

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    Ben Newton
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    wheelchair rugby player
    Biography

    Ben Newton, is a wheelchair rugby player. He was selected to represent Australia at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in wheelchair rugby.