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Alan Stanley Jones, (born 2 November 1946 in Melbourne, Victoria) is an Australian former Formula One driver.
Saint Aloysius de Gonzaga, S.J. (Luigi Gonzaga; 9 March 156821 June 1591) was an Italian aristocrat who became a member of the Society of Jesus.
An alumnus ((masculine), an alumna ((feminine), or an alumnum ((gender-neutral) of a college, university, or other school is a former student. The word is Latin and simply means student. The plural is alumni for men and mixed groups and alumnae for women. The term is often mistakenly thought of as synonymous with "graduate," but they are not synonyms; one can be an alumnus without graduating. (Burt Reynolds, alumnus but not graduate of Florida State, is an example.) An alumnus can also be a former member, employee, contributor, or inmate.
The Ancient Greek language includes the forms of Greek used in ancient Greece and the ancient world from around the 9th century BC to the 6th century AD.
The Associated Public Schools of Victoria (APS) are a group of eleven independent schools in Victoria, Australia, similar to the Athletic Association of the Great Public Schools of New South Wales in New South Wales.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
An auditorium is a room built to enable an audience to hear and watch performances at venues such as theatres.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
Australian rules football, officially known as Australian football, or simply called Aussie rules, football or footy, is a contact sport played between two teams of eighteen players on an oval-shaped field, often a modified cricket ground.
Badminton is a racquet sport played using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net.
John Barry Humphries, AO, CBE (born 17 February 1934) is an Australian comedian, actor, satirist, artist, and author.
Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.
William Richard Shorten (born 12 May 1967) is an Australian politician serving as Leader of the Opposition in the Parliament of Australia, in his capacity as Leader of the Australian Labor Party, after being elected party leader at the 2013 Labor leadership ballot.
The Black Saturday bushfires were a series of bushfires that ignited or were burning across the Australian state of Victoria on and around Saturday, 7 February 2009 and were Australia's all-time worst bushfire disasters.
A boarding school provides education for pupils who live on the premises, as opposed to a day school.
Bowls or lawn bowls is a sport in which the objective is to roll biased balls called woods so that they stop close to a smaller ball called a "jack" or "kitty".
Brighton is an affluent coastal suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 11 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district.
Buxton is a small town north-east of Melbourne in the Australian state of Victoria.
Cambodia (កម្ពុជា, or Kampuchea:, Cambodge), officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia (ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, prĕəh riəciənaacak kampuciə,; Royaume du Cambodge), is a sovereign state located in the southern portion of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia.
Canberra is the capital city of Australia.
Caroline Chisholm (30 May 1808 – 25 March 1877) was a progressive 19th-century English humanitarian known mostly for her involvement with female immigrant welfare in Australia.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
The Catholic Church in Australia is part of the worldwide Catholic Church under the spiritual and administrative leadership of the Holy See.
The term chapel usually refers to a Christian place of prayer and worship that is attached to a larger, often nonreligious institution or that is considered an extension of a primary religious institution.
Blessed Charles Spinola (1564 – 10 September 1622), also known as Carlo Spinola, was an Jesuit missionary from Genoa, Italy, martyred in Japan as a missionary.
Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.
The City of Bayside is a local government area in Victoria, Australia.
A college (Latin: collegium) is an educational institution or a constituent part of one.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
Cross country running is a sport in which teams and individuals run a race on open-air courses over natural terrain such as dirt or grass.
Daniel Thomas Tehan (born 27 January 1968) is an Australian politician. Tehan has been the Minister for Social Services since 20 December 2017. He is a member for the electorate of Wannon in the Australian House of Representatives, elected in the 2010 election for the Liberal Party.
Dr Daniel Patrick Mannix (4 March 1864 – 6 November 1963) was an Irish-born Catholic bishop.
A day school—as opposed to a boarding school—is an educational institution where children (or high school age adolescents) are given instruction during the day, after which the students return to their homes.
Debate is a process that involves formal discussion on a particular topic.
Denis James Hart (born 16 May 1941) is an Australian prelate of the Catholic Church.
A developing country (or a low and middle income country (LMIC), less developed country, less economically developed country (LEDC), underdeveloped country) is a country with a less developed industrial base and a low Human Development Index (HDI) relative to other countries.
East Melbourne is an inner suburb of Melbourne, Australia, 2 km east of Melbourne's Central Business District.
East Timor or Timor-Leste (Tetum: Timór Lorosa'e), officially the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (República Democrática de Timor-Leste, Repúblika Demokrátika Timór-Leste), is a sovereign state in Maritime Southeast Asia.
Saint Edmund Campion, S.J., (24 January 1540 – 1 December 1581) was an English Roman Catholic Jesuit priest and martyr.
For the primary school of similar name see Fort Street Public School Fort Street High School is a co-educational, academically selective, public high school currently can be found at Petersham, an inner western suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Geelong Grammar School is an independent Anglican co-educational boarding and day school.
Genazzano FCJ College is a Roman Catholic, day and boarding school for girls, located in Kew, an eastern suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Grant Thomas (born 14 February 1958) is a former Australian rules football player and coach.
Hockey is a sport in which two teams play against each other by trying to maneuver a ball or a puck into the opponent's goal using a hockey stick.
Holding the Man is a 1995 memoir by Australian writer, actor, and activist Timothy Conigrave.
Holding the Man is a 2015 Australian romantic drama film adapted from Timothy Conigrave's 1995 memoir of the same name.
The Housing Commission of Victoria (colloquially known as the Housing Commission and currently known as Victorian Office of Housing) was a State Government body responsible for public housing in Victoria, Australia.
Saint Ignatius of Loyola (Ignazio Loiolakoa, Ignacio de Loyola; – 31 July 1556) was a Spanish Basque priest and theologian, who founded the religious order called the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and became its first Superior General.
Immigration is the international movement of people into a destination country of which they are not natives or where they do not possess citizenship in order to settle or reside there, especially as permanent residents or naturalized citizens, or to take up employment as a migrant worker or temporarily as a foreign worker.
The Independent Primary School Heads of Australia (IPSHA) formerly Junior School Heads Association of Australia (JSHAA), is an incorporated body representing the heads of independent primary schools in Australia.
An independent school is independent in its finances and governance; it is usually not dependent upon national or local government to finance its operations, nor reliant on taxpayer contributions, and is instead funded by a combination of tuition charges, donations, and in some cases the investment yield of an endowment.
The International Baccalaureate (IB), formerly known as the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), is an international educational foundation headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and founded in 1968.
Sir James Augustine Gobbo AC, CVO, QC (born 22 March 1931) is a retired Australian jurist and was the 25th Governor of Victoria.
James P. Gorman (born July 14, 1958) is the Australian-born American Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Stanley.
Jobe Watson (born 8 February 1985) is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the Essendon Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).
Saint John Berchmans, SJ (Jan Berchmans) (13 March 1599 – 13 August 1621) was a Jesuit scholastic and is a saint in the Roman Catholic Church.
Jean-François Régis, known as Saint John Francis Regis and St.
John Wren (3 April 1871 – 26 October 1953) was an Australian businessman and underworld figure.
Julian McGauran (born 5 March 1957), Australian politician, was a member of the Australian Senate, representing the state of Victoria.
Karl Joseph Schneider (15 August 1905 – 25 September 1928) was a cricketer who played for Victoria and South Australia.
Kew is an inner suburb of Melbourne, Australia, 5 km east from Melbourne's Central Business District.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
Launceston Church Grammar School (informally Launceston Grammar or simply Grammar, commonly abbreviated to LCGS) is an Anglican co-educational private school in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia for Early Learning through to Grade 12.
Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire, Baron Cheshire, (7 September 1917 – 31 July 1992) was a highly decorated Royal Air Force pilot, group captain, and philanthropist during World War II.
This is a list of high schools, also known as secondary colleges, in the state of Victoria, Australia.
Below are lists of schools in Victoria, Australia.
Lloyd J. Williams (born c. 1940) is an Australian property developer and businessperson, with significant interests in thoroughbred horse racing.
Loreto Mandeville Hall Toorak is an independent, Catholic, day school for girls in Toorak, a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Loyola Senior High School is a Roman Catholic co-educational day school for students years 11-12 located in Mount Druitt, New South Wales, Australia.
Martial arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practices, which are practiced for a number of reasons: as self-defense, military and law enforcement applications, mental and spiritual development; as well as entertainment and the preservation of a nation's intangible cultural heritage.
Mary Helen MacKillop RSJ (15 January 1842 – 8 August 1909) was an Australian nun who has been declared a saint by the Catholic Church, as St Mary of the Cross MacKillop.
Marysville is a small town, 34 kilometres north-east of Healesville and 41 kilometres south of Alexandra, in the Shire of Murrindindi in Victoria, Australia.
Matteo Ricci, S.J. (Mattheus Riccius Maceratensis; 6 October 1552 – 11 May 1610), was an Italian Jesuit priest and one of the founding figures of the Jesuit China missions.
Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Melbourne Grammar School is an independent, Anglican, day and boarding school predominantly for boys, located in South Yarra and Caulfield, suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Melbourne High School is a selective-entry state school for boys in years 9 to 12 located in the Melbourne suburb of South Yarra.
Messina (Sicilian: Missina; Messana, Μεσσήνη) is the capital of the Italian Metropolitan City of Messina.
Mixed-sex education, also known as mixed-gender education, co-education or coeducation (abbreviated to co-ed or coed), is a system of education where males and females are educated together.
A music rehearsal space is a room or number of rooms dedicated to music-making.
Myanmar, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and also known as Burma, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia.
Saint Nicholas Owen, S.J., (c. 1562 – 1/2 March 1606) was a Jesuit lay brother who was the principal builder of priest holes during the reigns of Queen Elizabeth I and James I of England.
North Sydney Boys High School is an academically selective, public high school for boys, located at Crows Nest in Sydney, Australia.
The Old Xaverians Football Club was established in 1923 by alumni of Jesuit school Xavier College in Melbourne, Australia.
The Order of Australia is an order of chivalry established on 14 February 1975 by Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia, to recognise Australian citizens and other persons for achievement or meritorious service.
A parish is a church territorial entity constituting a division within a diocese.
Patrick John McNamara (born Melbourne, 11 August 1949) is a former Australian politician who was a member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly, representing Benalla for the National Party from 1982 to 2000.
Paul Desmond Fitzgerald AM (1 August 1922 – 24 June 2017) was an Australian portrait painter who painted a vast array of distinguished persons.
Percy Stanislaus McDonnell (13 November 1860 – 24 September 1896, — Australian Dictionary of Biography) was an Australian cricketer who captained the Australian Test team in six matches, including the tour of England in 1888.
Perth Modern School (colloquially known as Perth Mod) is an academically selective co-educational public high school located in Subiaco, an inner city suburb of Perth, Western Australia.
Saint Peter Claver, S.J., (Pedro Claver y Corberó, Pere Claver i Corberó) (26 June 1580 – 8 September 1654) was a Catalan Jesuit priest and missionary born in Verdú (Catalonia) who, due to his life and work, became the patron saint of slaves, the Republic of Colombia, and ministry to African Americans.
Saint Peter Faber (Pierre Lefevre or Favre, Pedro Fabro, Petrus Faver) (13 April 1506 – 1 August 1546) was the first Jesuit priest and theologian, who was also a co-founder of the Society of Jesus.
Peter John McGauran (born 16 November 1955), Australian politician, was a National Party member of the Australian House of Representatives representing the Division of Gippsland in Victoria, from 5 March 1983 to 9 April 2008.
Sir Phillip Reginald Lynch KCMG (27 July 1933 – 19 June 1984) was an Australian politician who served in the House of Representatives from 1966 to 1982.
A preparatory school (or, shortened: prep school) in the United Kingdom is a selective, fee-charging independent primary school that caters primarily for children up to approximately the age of 13.
A preschool, also known as nursery school, pre-primary school, playschool or kindergarten, is an educational establishment or learning space offering early childhood education to children before they begin compulsory education at primary school.
A refugee, generally speaking, is a displaced person who has been forced to cross national boundaries and who cannot return home safely (for more detail see legal definition).
Richard Kenneth Robert Alston (born 19 December 1941) is a former member of the Australian Senate from 1986 to 2004, representing the state of Victoria for the Liberal Party.
Richmond is an inner suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3 km (1.86 miles) south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District in the local government area of the City of Yarra municipality.
Rob Justin Hulls (born 23 January 1957) is a former Australian politician who was a member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly from 1996 to 2012, representing the electorate of Niddrie.
Saint Robert Bellarmine, S.J. (Roberto Francesco Romolo Bellarmino; 4 October 1542 – 17 September 1621) was an Italian Jesuit and a Cardinal of the Catholic Church.
Francois Robert "Rob" de Castella (born 27 February 1957) is an Australian former world champion marathon runner.
Robert Southwell (c. 1561 – 21 February 1595), also Saint Robert Southwell, was an English Roman Catholic priest of the Jesuit Order.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne is a Latin Rite metropolitan archdiocese, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Rowing is the act of propelling a boat using the motion of oars in the water, displacing water, and propelling the boat forward.
Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach back to Ancient Egyptian times.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
Sailing employs the wind—acting on sails, wingsails or kites—to propel a craft on the surface of the water (sailing ship, sailboat, windsurfer, or kitesurfer), on ice (iceboat) or on land (land yacht) over a chosen course, which is often part of a larger plan of navigation.
Saint Ignatius' College, Adelaide, is a co-educational Catholic day school located in Adelaide, South Australia, part of the international network of Jesuit schools which began in Messina, Sicily, in 1548.
Saint Ignatius' College, Riverview is a Jesuit, day and boarding school for boys located in Riverview, a small suburb situated on the Lane Cove River on the Lower North Shore of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
School debating in Australia is primarily organised by The Australian Debating Federation and its eight affiliates.
Scotch College is an independent Presbyterian day and boarding school for boys, located in Hawthorn, an inner-eastern suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Sicily (Sicilia; Sicìlia) is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.
Single-sex education, also known as single-gender education, is the practice of conducting education where male and female students attend separate classes or in separate buildings or schools.
Sir Leslie Colin "Les" Patterson (born 1 April 1942) is a fictional character created and portrayed by Australian comedian Barry Humphries.
The Society of Jesus (SJ – from Societas Iesu) is a scholarly religious congregation of the Catholic Church which originated in sixteenth-century Spain.
Sport (British English) or sports (American English) includes all forms of competitive physical activity or games which, through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to participants, and in some cases, entertainment for spectators.
St Aloysius' College is an independent Jesuit day school for boys in Kirribilli, a suburb on the lower North Shore of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
St Edmund's College, Canberra is a private, Catholic, day school for boys, located in Griffith, a suburb of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Australia.
St Kevin's College, founded 1918, is an independent Roman Catholic, all-boys primary and secondary school.
St Patrick's College was an independent Catholic school in Melbourne, Victoria from 1854 until 1968.
Saint Peter's College (officially The Collegiate School of St Peter, but commonly known as SPSC, Sancti Petri Schola Collegiata, St Peter's or Saints) is an independent boys' school in the South Australian capital of Adelaide.
The Sursum Corda (Latin: "Lift up your hearts" or literally, "Hearts lifted") is the opening dialogue to the Preface of the Eucharistic Prayer or Anaphora in the liturgies of the Christian Church, dating back at least to the third century and the Anaphora of the Apostolic Tradition.
Swimming is an individual or team sport that requires the use of ones arms and legs to move the body through water.
Sydney Boys High School, abbreviated as SBHS and colloquially called "Sydney Boys" or "High", is an academically selective public high school for boys located at Moore Park, New South Wales, a suburb within the City of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Established in 1883 and operated by the New South Wales Department of Education, as a school within the Port Jackson Education Area of the Sydney Region, the school has approximately 1,200 students from Years 7 to 12 — a number greater than most, if not all, other selective state schools — and is situated adjacent to its "sister school", Sydney Girls High School.
Thomas Joseph Ryan (1 July 1876 – 1 August 1921) was an Australian politician who served as Premier of Queensland from 1915 to 1919, as leader of the state Labor Party.
Table tennis, also known as ping-pong, is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight ball back and forth across a table using small bats.
Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles).
The Age is a daily newspaper that has been published in Melbourne, Australia, since 1854.
The King's School is a private, Anglican, day and boarding school for boys, located in North Parramatta in the western suburbs of Sydney.
Timothy Andrew Fischer, AC (born 3 May 1946), is a former Australian politician and diplomat who served as leader of the National Party from 1990 to 1999.
Tim Conigrave (19 November 1959 – 18 October 1994) was an Australian actor, writer, and activist.
Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.
A triathlon is a multiple-stage competition involving the completion of three continuous and sequential endurance disciplines.
Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.
The league is the largest amateur league in Australia and consists of seven senior divisions (with each club in the first 3 divisions fielding 3 teams, and all clubs fielding 2).
The Victorian Certificate of Education or VCE is one credential available to secondary school students who successfully complete year 11 and 12 in the Australian state of Victoria.
The Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) lists places deemed to be of cultural heritage significance to the State of Victoria, Australia.
Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net.
Water polo is a competitive team sport played in the water between two teams.
Wesley College is an independent, co-educational, non-selective day and boarding school in Melbourne, Australia.
William John Ellis Cox, AC, RFD, ED, QC (born 1 April 1936) was Governor of Tasmania from 15 December 2004 to 2 April 2008, prior to which he was the state's Chief Justice and Lieutenant Governor.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
The Yarra River or historically, the Yarra Yarra River, (Aboriginal: Berrern, Birr-arrung, Bay-ray-rung, Birarang, Birrarung, and Wongete) is a perennial river in east-central Victoria, Australia.
Year 12 is an educational year group in schools in many countries including England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
The 2008 Sichuan earthquakeSome early Western reports used the term Chengdu quake; e.g.,,, etc.