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OLD PARADIANSFOSTERING LINKS WITH ALL PAST STUDENTS
OLD PARADIANSFOSTERING LINKS WITH ALL PAST STUDENTS
OLD PARADIANSFOSTERING LINKS WITH ALL PAST STUDENTS
OLD PARADIANSFOSTERING LINKS WITH ALL PAST STUDENTS
OLD PARADIANSFOSTERING LINKS WITH ALL PAST STUDENTS
OLD PARADIANSFOSTERING LINKS WITH ALL PAST STUDENTS
Who we are The Old Paradians' Association

The Old Paradians' Association seeks to foster links with all past students, whose formative years were shaped by the Christian Brothers of Parade College. The Association also actively pursues its many and varied sporting and cultural interests and aims to bring together alumni of the college and current

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01 December 2021

CELEBRATE 150 YEARS OF PARADE WITH US

Back in 2014, almost 400 members of the Parade College community gathe...

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24 November 2021

OLD PARADIANS CONFIRM FEE-FREE FOOTY FOR 2022

The Old Paradians Football Club has responded to the societal pressure...

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23 November 2021

JOIN US FOR CHRISTMAS AT THE RACV IN MELBOURNE

To put it mildly it’s been an awful couple of years . . . and what bet...

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18 November 2021

FINDING MIDDLE GROUND – DANIEL’S STORY

The experiences gleaned in his time as Captain of Parade Colleg...

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16 November 2021

NEED A BED? ALAN AND DAVID ARE AT YOUR BECK AND CALL

As the orb is to the sceptre, so too is Beck’s Bedding to Bell Street ...

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11 November 2021

THE END MAY BE IN SIGHT, BUT FOR 'NICHO' THE NAME ENDURES

John Nicholls was casting a careful eye to the pavilion now bearing hi...

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11 November 2021

ON REMEMBRANCE DAY, THOUGHTS TURN TO RON AND ALL SOLDIERS LOST

He is pictured in his school uniform, sitting cross legged in the fron...

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03 November 2021

FOR LUIS IT'S QUITE LITERALLY LIFE IN THE FAST LANE

Twenty-one year-old Luis Leeds is an Australian-Indonesian racing driv...

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28 October 2021

OP PUTS ON AN INDUSTRY MASTERCLASS

Old Paradian Brad Cocks (1999), an event producer of over 20 years' ...

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27 October 2021

MORAN, DRAPAC, DE BACKER INDUCTED INTO OPA HoF

Senior Public Servant Terry Moran AC, FIPAA (1966), Property Inves...

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21 October 2021

HOW ONE OP PUSHED THROUGH THE PANDEMIC

Dale Martin, a graduate of Parade College in 2005, is a passionate env...

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20 October 2021

ARTS COMMUNITY LAMENTS THE LOSS OF DAMIANO BERTOLI

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31 August 2021

“FOLLOW THE MANTRA” – DR WARRILLOW’S PLEA

Through the unrelenting, ongoing course of the COVID-19 pandemic, Aust...

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24 August 2021

REVEALED: PARADE'S BEST LEAGUE TEAM SINCE '71

Melbourne daily newspaper the Herald Sun has identified five premiersh...

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04 August 2021

PARADE’S MAN CITY PATHWAY WAS MONTHS IN THE PLANNING

It’s almost 60 years since a handful of Parade students, some of them ...

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03 August 2021

VALE ADRIAN JONES (1936-2021)

The following tribute to the late Adrian Anthony Jones B.Ag.Sc. Dip Ed...

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28 July 2021

PAUL PONDERS LIFE AS FUTURE MAZENOD PRINCIPAL

Old Paradians' Association President Dr. Paul Shannon has taken time o...

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28 July 2021

CLASSES OF 1990 & ’91 30-YEAR REUNION POSTPONED

In accordance with health and State Government advice, the 30-year reu...

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15 July 2021

ADDIO E GRAZIE – A TRIBUTE TO SERGIO SILVAGNI

The Carlton Football Club – and the Italian quarter of Lygon Street wi...

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07 July 2021

VALE - “PARADE WAS THE INSPIRATION” – A TRIBUTE TO THE LATE BARRY JAMISON

Barry Jamison, a final year student of Parade’s Class of 1952, and a S...

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30 June 2021

VALE - GOULDING BOYS PAY TRIBUTE TO THEIR DAD ARTHUR

This fabulous photograph, captured at the Bundoora Campus in September...

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29 June 2021

LOWTHER JOINS HARFORD IN SENIOR AFLW COACHING RANKS

More than a quarter of a century ago, Daniel Harford and Daniel Lowthe...

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17 June 2021

OP CONSERVATION HERO AWARDED OAM

Horrie Poussard, a final-year student of Parade’s Class of 1957, can l...

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14 June 2021

OP GIBBINS EARNS QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY HONOURS

Bill Gibbins, a final-year student of Parade’s class of 1963, has been...

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08 June 2021

JOE NAMED NEW COACH OF JUVENTUS WOMEN

Joe Montemurro, a final year student of Parade’s Class of 1987, has be...

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01 June 2021

CLUB71 SEEKS HELP WITH PAST STUDENT SEARCH

Members of Club71 are seeking the whereabouts of seven former stud...

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25 May 2021

PARADE THROUGH THE WAR YEARS – IAN DUNNE REMEMBERS

The following story has been compiled by Ian Dunne – a final year st...

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13 May 2021

VALE - THREE-TIME OP PREMIERSHIP PLAYER PASSES

The Old Paradians’ Football Club has been notified of the passing of ...

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12 May 2021

TONERS GATHER FOR PARLIAMENTARY PORTRAIT UNVEILING

Pictured at Parliament House standing proudly beside a newly-unveiled ...

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11 May 2021

VALE - TO THE MEMORY OF REV. FR. PETER JONES, SJ

The following tribute to the 1948 Parade Captain and College Dux the...

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11 May 2021

CLASSES OF 1980 & ’81 BAND TOGETHER IN HEIDELBERG

The final-year classes of 1980 and ’81 have reunited at Heidelberg’s ...

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06 May 2021

BUDDING BARISTAS PERFECTING THE ART OF COFFEE-MAKING 06-May-2021

Pictured here at the Bundoora Campus are Parade’s budding baristaboys ...

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06 May 2021

“SHE WAS A PEOPLE PERSON” – TO THE MEMORY OF KAYE NAILER

A steady procession of close friends, truly reflecting the measure of ...

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29 April 2021

PARADE SEEKS SUSTAINABILITY GARDEN SUPPORT, THANKYOU VERY MULCH

Parade College is seeking the support of an Old Paradian arborist/la...

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29 April 2021

VETERANS, 1970 AND ’71 STUDENTS, BAND TOGETHER AT LUNCHEON

Pictured here is Parade’s 1st XVIII Captain Joel Fitzgerald with his g...

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22 April 2021

AS ANZAC DAY NEARS A FORMER TEACHER RETURNS TO PAY HIS RESPECTS

Vietnam veteran and long-serving former Parade College teacher John ...

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150 Year Gala Dinner

Inviting all to celebrate 150 years of Parade College at the Park Hyatt Melbourne Ballroom on Friday 1 April 2022. Tickets available NOW

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