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Caiden joins Sydney Swans in the AFL big time

Caiden Cleary (’22) has capped a huge year by officially becoming a Sydney Swan in the AFL national draft. The Swans Academy player’s graduation to the game’s biggest stage makes him the most notable product of  Trinity’s AFL programme since the School helped establish the code among independent schools a decade ago. The School fielded [...]

The big wheel powering a global success story

“I’m still riding on the habits formed at school” It started as a “side hustle”. Five years later Mina Nada’s electric bike company Zoomo has gone global, expanding to seven countries and attracting $100 million in investment to fuel further growth. The Trinity old boy (Class of 2006) is a busy man, and credits the [...]

Lord of the rings 

Gymnast welcomed to hall of fame  Champion gymnast and medical doctor Prashanth Sellathurai (Class of 2005), who has been inducted into his sport’s Hall of Fame, says he wouldn’t be where he is today without the support he received at Trinity.  The 36-year-old winner of five Commonwealth Games medals, who is continuing his studies in [...]

All-Australian AFL rep

Caiden stars in title-winning team Caiden Cleary (’22) has his sights set on a budding AFL career after being named in the All-Australian U18 team at the national championships. (Photo by Morgan Hancock/AFL Photos) The Sydney Swans Academy midfielder was part of the history-making Allies team - composed of talent from NSW, the ACT, Northern [...]

Passing on the “baton of faith” 

Christianity across generations  Christianity used to be “uncool” at school, but things have changed – that’s the discovery one Old Boy was delighted to make after returning to Trinity to share his love of God at the annual Christian ministry meeting.  Sam Chan, author, evangelist, and former boarder from the class of 1984, said that [...]

Farewell to historian Dr Jonathan Harris

“He held each of you in his heart” Long-serving history teacher Jonathan Harris has been remembered as a dedicated academic and devoted family man whose Christian faith never wavered. “Jonathan means ‘gift of God’. He was especially God’s gift to me,” his wife Ruth said in a statement read out at his funeral service in [...]

Golf day: it’s all about the links

Mark Niemeyer’s four children are all daughters, so in the absence of Trinitarian sons he relies on the old boy network to stay in touch with the School community. It’s why he is a regular at Class of 1987 reunions; it’s why he has played in most of the 17 annual Trinity golf days; and [...]

Two Archibald finalists

Double delight in art world One Trinitarian making the final cut for Australia’s premier portrait prize is a signal achievement but two in the same year? “I couldn’t believe it,” said Cameron Dimopoulos (2011) after his self-portrait, Limbo, was named an Archibald Prize 2023 finalist along with the portrait of celebrated oud player Joseph Tawadros [...]

Like father like son

The gift of giving Sam Niulala (12St) felt pleased and proud to play a hands-on role in the Giving Day project raising funds for a scholarship in his father’s name. Sam not only helped to bake the cakes and pastries given as thank you gifts to volunteers but also served as a volunteer himself, manning [...]

More than half a million for the Suli Niulala Memorial Scholarship | Thank you!

Thank you Trinity | A message from Mrs Debbie Niulala "You are all changemakers!" It's been an understandably emotional Giving Day 24 hours for the Niulala family. Mrs Debbie Niulala has been on the Trinity campus, visiting the Junior School's fundraising music concert, and spending time with our volunteers. Sons Sam and Luke have been [...]