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Australia Alumni Excellence Awards

The Australia Alumni Excellence Awards on 2 June 2022 recognized Australia alumni leaders who have used their Australian education to make a positive contribution in their profession and community.


Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Steven J Robinson AO presented the Alumni Excellence Awards.


Alex O’hara, Third Secretary of the Australian Embassy and Iona Mapa, alumna of Monash University hosted the event.


2022 Alumnus of the Year Dr Maria Solenad Antonio made significant contributions to the Philippines pandemic response through efficient resource generation and management of the vaccine rollout program, and institutionalization of critical health systems.


With the recipients of the 2022 Australia Alumni Excellence Awards


Ambassador Robinson with Alumni Excellence Awards Judge and Civil Service Commission Former Chairperson Karlo Alexei Nograles and wife Marga Nograles.

Rhonda Robinson and Ambassador Robinson with Australia Alumnus and former AFP Chief of Staff General Benjamin Madrigal Jr.

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