Established 1894

The Wallaby Club .Inc

Biographical entry Serpell, Geoffery R.T.

ophthalmologist and surgeon


Dr Geoff Serpell joined the Wallaby Club in 1986. Geoff was the inspiration behind and the author of "Wallabys of Yore" Vol.1 (2007).He trained as an ophthalmologist and was an Honorary Consultant Ophthalmologist at Prince Henry's Hospital and the Monash Medical Centre. He has also had an interest in medical history. Other appointments included being the Foundation Director of the Glaucoma Research Unit in 1957 - the first special unit formed at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. He is the father of A.J. Serpell.



1986 -
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 139, photographs pages 129.

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.

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