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The power of strong educational foundations

“Grimwade House teaches you to believe in something and work hard for it,” says Vivienne Crompton, whose passion for our School led her back to the Old Melburnians Council.

The winding path to creative success

David Morton’s artistic career is defined by his openness to learning in all its forms.

The history classroom leads to a remarkable career

Advocating for Australia in Washington during the East Timor crisis was only the beginning for Christian Bennett.

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.

The life of Peter Kanoa

Believed to be the School’s first Indigenous student, Peter Kanoa (OM 1969), has influenced Australia’s Indigenous agenda.

Five generations of connection and tradition

The Fanning family’s history with Melbourne Grammar stretches from the Gold Rush to the introduction of Nike in Australia, and beyond.

From Wadhurst to world-changing medical research

Paul Schreier’s path from an entrance scholar to his role fighting COVID-19 has been defined by a willingness to “roll the dice”.

Five minutes with brand strategist, Lorenzo Bresciani

Keeping brands relevant in today’s volatile world is a challenge embraced by Lorenzo Bresciani on a daily basis.

A love of learning well beyond the classroom

Daryl Evans’ life in education shows a dedication to community and the value of every learning experience.

A career that celebrates School culture

For Dan Church (OM 1990), working at Melbourne Grammar has involved contribution and achievement in equal measure.

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.

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.