The SIDE Hall of Fame is a Centenary of Distance Education project that celebrates the post-school achievements of former students.

It honours past students who have been successful in their field of endeavour and have made a significant contribution to society. They act as an inspiration to current and future SIDE students.

The 2019 Hall of Fame Inductee is Gwenyth Graham (AM).

Gwenyth Graham AM

In subsequent years there will be maximum two inductees per year. Nomination details can be found in the 2020 Nomination Form.


In the Centenary year there are five students whose achievements are celebrated. The sixth inductee is Clarence Eakins, the first Headmaster of the Correspondence School, and a pioneer of distance education in Western Australia. Read more about the inaugural inductees.

Clarence Eakins

Clarence Eakins

Sadie Canning MBE

Sadie Canning MBE

Tonya McCusker AM

Tonya McCusker AM

Dr Martin Dougiamas

Dr Martin Dougiamas

Troye Sivan Mellet

Troye Sivan Mellet

Tamsin Cook

Tamsin Cook

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