Home Edition 132, June 2020

Edition 132, June 2020

From the School Council

Recognising leadership in a time of change

Incoming School Council Chair Andrew Michelmore honours the many contributions of Michael Bartlett across the School’s life and culture.

From the Headmaster

Beyond resilience: building a culture of big ideas

Big ideas – ideas that can reshape our communities and our world – are a crucial part of our education program at Melbourne Grammar.

What if we did it differently?

An interview with the Head of Politics and Government at Instagram

John Tass-Parker (OM 2006) plays a key role in ensuring the effective use of social media within the civic ecosystem.

From Perry House to NASA launch

The surprising story of Australia’s first satellite shows what happens when we believe in ideas that seem impossible.

Pursuing new knowledge from Mongolia to Melbourne

Associate Professor Kirsten Perrett’s (OM 1993) extensive achievements are built on a lifelong enthusiasm for exploring ideas.

Grounding big ideas in practical realities

For Emeritus Professor Bob Officer AM (OM 1957), it’s the real-world application of our thinking that really matters.

Challenging the norm

Celebrating Generosity


About Andrew Michelmore AO

Meet the new Chair of Melbourne Grammar School's Council, Mr Andrew Michelmore AO (OM 1970).

2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours

Congratulations to the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honour recipients from the Melbourne Grammar School community.

A time for proactive support

The purpose of the Old Melburnians Society is to foster goodwill amongst the alumni of Melbourne Grammar and support the welfare of the school.

News Stories

2020 Premier’s VCE Awards

Eight 2019 VCE students have received a Premier's Award in recognition of their outstanding results.

Initiatives that helped us stay connected

Across our School community, students, parents and teachers have used the COVID-19 lockdown as a chance to try out new approaches to learning and engaging.

Reconciliation Week

Reconciliation Week is an important part of the School's annual calendar.

Prioritising education

The COVID-19 crisis presented our international students with an unexpected dilemma.

The Understanding Map

A new learning resource is helping Grimwade House students to elevate their capacity to shape new ideas.

A unique school association fosters global connections

The G30 Schools group is enabling students, teachers and the Headmaster to build meaningful connections across borders.

Connections across time through sporting prowess

Four of the school’s most intricate and beautiful sports trophies are linked by an Australian Prime Minister and an Olympian.

Photography competition – June 2020

View some of the winning entries of the Senior School Photography competition.