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The Whitlam dismissal and the ‘Palace Letters’

Year 11 student, Hudson Skinner, uses the recently released 'Palace letters' to reconsider aspects of the consitutional crisis in 1975.

A new debating event at Wadhurst

The inaugural Wadhurst Online Debating Festival (WODFest) was a clever response to COVID-19 restrictions.

National History Challenge success

Melbourne Grammar students shone in the National History Challenge again this year, across a wide range of categories.

Historic debating wins in 2020

Our Senior School debating teams have finished a challenging year with an impressive list of achievements, making history among Victorian schools.

Understanding the other: debating and public speaking

Senior School teacher, Vincent Chiang (OM 2010) explains why debate and public speaking are about more than the communication of ideas.

Reflecting on a year of resilience

As 2020 draws to a close, we can celebrate the way our School has risen to this year’s challenges with flexibility and a sense of community responsibility.

Continuing to connect

Andrew Tulloch, President of the Old Melburnians, describes how the sense of community was continued this year through new initiatives, and looks forward to 2021.

A focus on community

Friends of Grammar play a key role in keeping our School community connected, and this year saw them adapt to the challenges before them in new ways.

A quarter century of service

For Lloyd Thomas, a quarter century of giving time and energy to our School reflects a deeply held belief in the importance of Australian education.

A record of cricketing achievement

We have much to celebrate when it comes to our sporting achievements, and our cricketing history is no exception.