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Mapping the Future of Town Planning

Working as an acquisition manager for a residential property developer a few years ago, Old Boy Lachlan Spedding (2005) found himself investigating the constraint mapping on different parcels of land, which in some instances included dozens of maps. Looking at properties in different local government areas he was amazed that all systems and maps were [...]

2018-11-16T14:58:45+00:00November 16th, 2018|Old Boy News|Comments Off on Mapping the Future of Town Planning

The Great Billy Cart Grand Prix

It's time for the annual billy cart grand prix and everyone is excited - even the parents! Davey is determined to win, but when his choices start hurting his friends, what will he do? Is winning more important than friendship? Old Boy Michael Johnston (1996) is still a kid at heart. Now Director of Corporate [...]

2018-11-09T13:05:19+00:00November 9th, 2018|Old Boy News|Comments Off on The Great Billy Cart Grand Prix

Commemorating the Battle of Britain

As a member of the Royal Queensland Aero Club, Old Boy Peter Boughen (1980) recently took part in their 2018 Battle of Britain Dawn Patrol to commemorate the Battle of the Coral Sea. This year saw the highest number of participating aircraft for over three years, with Peter competing in his Cessna 310 VH-JQK. Pilots, [...]

2018-11-02T15:37:31+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Old Boy News|Comments Off on Commemorating the Battle of Britain

Jono Lights the Way for STC

With significant experience in theatre, ballet and opera production, major events and architectural lighting, Old Boy Jono Perry (1994) joined the team at the acclaimed Sydney Theatre Company (STC) in 2015. As Director, Technical and Production, Jono is excited to be the Project Director of a renewal project that will transform Sydney’s iconic early 20th-century [...]

2018-10-19T14:35:23+00:00October 19th, 2018|Old Boy News|Comments Off on Jono Lights the Way for STC

Volunteering for Humanity

On Friday 16 November, along with seven fellow QUT optometry students, Old Boy Leo Liu (2014) will be travelling to Ciudad Guzmán, Mexico. The two-week trip is held by the Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity/International (VOSH) who have designated the mission to combat blindness and to provide high quality optometric services to all developing nations. [...]

2018-10-12T12:11:55+00:00October 12th, 2018|Old Boy News|Comments Off on Volunteering for Humanity

Farewell to a True Gentleman

Old Boy, Dr Robert ‘Bob’ Molesworth Goodwin OAM (1937) was born on Friday 25 February 1921. On this same day, Georgia again lost its newly gained independence after an invasion by Russia’s Red Army, whilst at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Australia defeated England by nine wickets in the fifth match of the 1920-1921 Ashes Test [...]

2018-09-28T10:27:58+00:00September 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Farewell to a True Gentleman

The Scribe

Often described as the ‘Donald Bradman’ of speechwriters, Old Boy Graham Freudenberg (1951) wrote over a thousand speeches for several leaders of the Australian Labor Party (ALP). During a career that spanned almost 50 years, the most notable leaders for whom Graham wrote were Gough Whitlam and Bob Hawke, which encompassed their prime ministerships. Graham’s [...]

2018-09-14T13:59:33+00:00September 14th, 2018|Old Boy News|Comments Off on The Scribe

Inspired and Admired

In the May 2018 edition of Viking Spirit, we took a brief look at the exciting new business of Old Boys Anthony Angeli (2011) and Michael Angeli (2014). The concept of Avgeli centres around watches that can instantly be restyled, allowing you to re-create a whole new look and feel, with the simple switch of [...]

2018-08-31T16:25:58+00:00August 31st, 2018|Old Boy News|Comments Off on Inspired and Admired

How Could I Top That?

For Old Boy Jonathan Hamwood (1965), it seems that ‘striving to the best he can be’ has always been his motivation and meticulous planning his key to success. As a boarder in Gerald House he represented Churchie in Rugby (1st XV – 1965), Swimming, Drama and Track & Field. He subsequently forged a successful career [...]

2018-08-17T10:49:11+00:00August 17th, 2018|Old Boy News|Comments Off on How Could I Top That?