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Class of 2021 Reunion

On Friday 25 November we welcomed alumni from the class of 2021 to their one year out school reunion at Hobart Brewing Co. Please enjoy…

Class of 2017 Reunion

On Friday 18 November we welcomed alumni from the class of 2017 to their 5 year school reunion at Boodle Beasley. It’s always a pleasure…

Class of 1972 Reunion

On Saturday 12 November we welcomed alumni from the class of 1972 to their 50 year school reunion. We were lucky with the weather which…

Canberra Alumni Reunion

The Friends’ School Alumni Reunion, Canberra, 25 September 2022 By Elizabeth Field (nee Murphy) 1966 leaver On Saturday, 24 September, I set off for the…

Alumni Story – Ketrina CLARKE (1978)

Ketrina Clarke graduated from The Friends’ School in 1978 pursuing a career in law and business management. Ketrina kindly shared a little of her life…

Class of 1992 Reunion

The Class of 1992 had their 30 year reunion in Hobart on Friday 12 August 2022. Director of Community Engagement, Bill Avery, hosted a personalised tour…

Friends’ 60th Rowing Anniversary

The winning Head of the River rowing team got back together recently to celebrate the anniversary of the 1962 race and look back over old…

Alumni Story – Reia Anquet (Farrall) (1992)

We were delighted to catch up with Reia Anquet (Farrall) recently whilst she was visiting from France. Reia kindly shared a bit about her life…

Alumni Story – Lucy Given (1982)

Lucy Given graduated from Friends’ School in 1982 and has gone on to have a successful career in Interior Design within the retail industry giving…

Alumni Reps Quaterly Meeting | May 2022

Our wonderful Alumni Reps gathered in May for our quarterly Alumni Community meeting.  Topics discussed during the meeting included: An update from Principal Nelson File…

Alumni Reps Quaterly Meeting | March 2022

The March 2022 Alumni Reps Meeting was as informative and friendly as usual with Reps dialling in from across Australia and from Canada. It was…

Alumni Reps Quarterly Meeting | October 2021

A summary of topics discussed: Principal Nelson File updated the Alumni Reps on the current and future focus of the School, including progress on the…

Class of 1971 Reunion

The Class of 1971 had their 50 year out reunion in Hobart on Saturday 6 November 2021. Alumni started their afternoon with a tour of the School, taking…

Alumni Reps Quarterly Meeting | August 2021

A summary of topics discussed: Principal Nelson File updated the Alumni Reps on the current and future focus of the School, including year group organisation,…

Old Scholar’s Debut Novel Charts the Demise of the Apple Industry in Tasmania

Thank you to Mary-Lou Stephens (1978) for sharing her story with us. After leaving Friends’ School in 1978, Mary-Lou Stephens (nee Thorp) played in bands…

Friends’ Alumni Community Reps Meeting Monday 10 May 2021

Attendees: Lucy Loney (‘88) (Convenor), Flick Boucher (‘89), Jade Galbally (‘95),  Roly Hill (‘59), Tasman Inglis (‘20), Charlotte Rogers (‘20), Bill Avery, Director of Community…

Ric Finlay – The man behind the numbers

Ric recently provided his story to Mary Woolnough. Thank you to Ric and to Mary for this story. I arrived at Pendle Hill in early…

Class of 1970 Reunion

On Saturday 27 March we held our Class of 1970, 50 Year Out Reunion in The Farrall Centre on the Argyle Street Campus. Alumni started…