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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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23 May 2022

2000, 2001 & 2002 Reunion

Around 50 Old Paradians renewed acquaintances at the 2000, 2001 and 20...

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11 May 2022

OPA Annual Ladies Luncheon & Women of Distinction Award

The OPA monthly luncheon has been occurring since 1936. Keith Sharkie ...

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09 May 2022

Mothers of Paradians Tree Planting Ceremony

The College was recently able to support a wonderful tribute to the ‘M...

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04 May 2022

Elite Old Collegian sportsmen give back to College Sport Academy Students

A core group of Old Paradians, amongst them elite sportsmen past and p...

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04 May 2022

Bedford Madden Shield, Veterans Lunch & 1972 50 Year Class Reunion

A wonderful day was had at the College on Wednesday May 4 that combine...

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29 April 2022

OPA Annual General Meeting

Despite being held later than usual due to the busy OPA cale...

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08 April 2022

The Old Paradians' Association celebration of Parade College’s 150 Years (1871-2021)

A wonderful evening of celebration was had at the Park Hyatt Grand Bal...

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21 March 2022

Two ex-Presidents complete Myeloma 3.8 with a mate walk

On Sunday, February 27th, 2022 the Myeloma Australia Foundation conduc...

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21 March 2022

March Old Paradians' Luncheon | RACV Club

A magnificent luncheon was conducted to celebrate those surviving Old ...

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17 March 2022

Old Paradians' Support College Mock Interview Day

The College conducted it annual Careers Mock Interview day recently. C...

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09 March 2022

Qube | 150 Year Gala Dinner Presenting Partner

Qube is Australia's largest integrated provider of import and export...

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02 March 2022

1990, 1991 and 1992 Reunion

The final year classes of 1990, 1991 and 1992 gathered at the Old Engl...

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23 February 2022

Tony De Bolfo Resignation

Click on the link below to read a letter from Principal of Parade...

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07 December 2021

OLD PARADIAN ORDAINED AT ST PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL

Old Paradian Jaycee Napoles, a final-year member of the Class of 2004,...

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02 December 2021

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST, SPORTS ADMINISTRATOR TRAINEESHIP

Parade College h...

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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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