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For and From Tasmania and to the World: Launceston
ThisĀ event will feature a panel of alumni 'in-conversation', talking about the impact of their work for and from Tasmania and to the world.

Includes an hour of complimentary drinks and canapes to enable an opportunity to network with fellow alumni.

This event series is delivered in partnership with the Department of State Growth.
Monday, 29 July 2019 at 5:45 PM
Attendees: 1 No Charge


Meet the panel

Ange Boxall
Bachelor of Fine Arts 1997

After graduating from University, singer-songwriter Ange Boxall made a career travelling the world for over a decade, before returning to settle in the wild windy beaches of eastern Tasmania.
She is co-founder of spirits company The Splendid Gin, the Founder and Creative Director of ECHO Festival and the Programmer and Producer of Tasmania’s Festival of Voices’ FoV Coastal, and hosts regular music sessions and markets at her east coast farmhouse, Riversdale.
Ange has worked with some of the best musicians in Australia and the US and performed throughout the world and Tasmania. Her 2016 country album ‘Into the Wind’ debuted at No. 11 on the ARIA charts.

Dr Tony McCall
PhD 2001

Born and educated in the North-West of Tasmania, after completing two years of an undergraduate degree at the University of Tasmania, Tony moved interstate and graduated with Honours in Political Science at ANU, Canberra.

His career pathway has been shaped by working in and advising government at State, Federal and Local levels. He has been a long time media political commentator on State and Federal politics notably with the ABC and the Examiner newspaper, and recently held the position of Principal Advisor to State Treasurer, and Minister for Planning and Local Government, Peter Gutwein MP (2014-2018).

Tony spent over 20 years at the University of Tasmania, teaching and researching in regional development policy. Prior to working for the Tasmanian Government he was Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Regional Development and a Senior Lecturer in the then School of Government. He has worked at all three University campuses and has been actively engaged in industry and community development projects in the North and the North-West of Tasmania during the course of his role with the University.

Tony’s expertise in regional development policy and placed-based research sees him returning to UTAS as the Project Director of the Launceston Institute for Applied Science and Design a placed-based research institute within the UTAS Northern Transformation Project. His retirement plans centre around family, cycling, reading and writing and spending more time at Bridport in NE Tasmania to walk the beaches, enjoy the vista and listen to the sea.


Andrew Morgan
Bachelor of Science with Honours 2000

Andrew Morgan is the Managing Director of  SFM Environmental Solutions Pty Ltd.

Andrew is the hairier half of the team that created Hydrowood – an Australian first salvaging some of the rarest and most sought after Tasmanian timbers from Lake Pieman on Tasmania’s wild west coast. Through Hydrowood, Andrew’s focus is to bring raw material and design closer together adding extra narrative to bespoke projects.

Andrew is a founder and Managing Director of Hydrowood's parent company, SFM Environmental Solutions, a leading independent forest management company operating across Australia since 2001. He is an experienced entrepreneurial business leader and networker and currently sits on the board of Private Forests Tasmania and the Tasmanian Forest and Forest Products Network

Andrew is a passionate Tasmanian having grown up on the north west coast before moving to Hobart for university and discovering the UniBar and beer.


Madeleine Way
Bachelor of Agricultural Science with Honours 2016

After graduating with a Bachelor of Agricultural Science with Honours in 2016, Madeleine was awarded a prestigious $120,000 Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship. She is using this scholarship to undertake her PhD into the science of cider.

Her project focuses on mapping Australian cider uniqueness for the production of high quality and consistent craft cider, and aims to connect key apple and cider industry members with the international research community. Australia's cider industry continues to be closely engaged in her research, with strong support from Tasmanian apple growers and cider makers.

Madeleine is also heavily involved in the cancer support organisation CanTeen, having previously been the Chair of CanTeen Tasmania and a Peer Mentor and Youth Ambassador, she is now a director on the board of CanTeen Australia.

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