Established 1894

The Wallaby Club .Inc

Biographical entry Matheson, J.A. Louis


civil engineer and university administrator


Sir Louis Matheson joined the Wallaby Club in 1963 and maintained his membership until 1973. He was a civil engineer and Vice Chancellor of Monash University 1959-1976. He was also Chairman of the Australian Science and Technology Council and a Member of the Royal Commission into the failure of Kings Bridge.



1963 - 1973
Membership - Wallaby Club

Sources used to compile this entry: Attwood, Harold (ed.), The Centenary History of the Wallaby Club, Landscape Publications, Mont Albert, 1993. List of members page 137, additional references pages 106.

Prepared by: Gavan McCarthy

A Private Club

The Wallaby Club is a Melbourne-based walking club established in 1894 with a strong bias towards good fellowship, talking and an appreciation of both the natural and built environments. Membership is strictly limited and is by invitation only.

Browse Entries

Browse Walks

Dates and details of annual walks from 1894.