Honorary awards

John Thomas Günther CMG OBE

The degree of Doctor of Medicine (honoris causa) was conferred upon John Thomas Günther CMG OBE, MB BS DTM DTH, FRACP on 12 May 1973.

He was Vice-Chancellor, University of Papua and New Guinea, 1966-1972; Director of Public Health, Papua and New Guinea, 1949-1956; Assistant Administrator from 1957, then Head of Administration and responsible for Government Business in the Legislative Council.