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I spy with my little eye … 

Something beginning with O. Opportunity.  Lying is rarely a good idea. But if you must tell a lie, the last person you should lie to is Julian Claxton.  The Class of ’90 Trinitarian is an expert on deceptive behaviour.  He is also an authority on spying - so he is the man to see if [...]

A fateful night over Germany

“Worthy son of Trinity” remembered Like all Bomber Command crew, Allan “Jock” Farrar knew his chances of surviving one tour of duty were less than 40 per cent. They believed that although skill and experience were important in ensuring survival, in the end it was luck that decided their fate. Farrar’s luck ran out on [...]

How students grow into teachers 

“Longevity is the key” to good relationships  If James Leckie ever feels he has spent his entire life at Trinity, well … he just about has.  He joined the School as an eight-year-old, and four decades later he is still here. He has never left. In all those years he has either been a student [...]

The flying Trinitarian

Who knew that a Trinitarian invented the “black box” flight recorder, and had a Qantas aircraft named after him? This intriguing piece of history may be old hat to those steeped in School folklore. But it came to light, at least for newer Trinitarians, when Qantas announced that the “David Warren” Airbus A380 had returned [...]

World Cup cricket champion

Trinitarian Raf MacMillan has played a key role in Australia’s U19 World Cup cricket triumph over India. The Class of ’22 off-spinner took three wickets in the final at Benoni, South Africa, as Australia dismissed India for 174 inside 44 overs to win convincingly by 79 runs. His figures of 3-43 off 10 overs included [...]

Trinity footballers spread to four continents 

Trinitarians are taking the phrase “the world game” at face value, travelling abroad to further their football skills and careers on the global stage.  Trinity students have set up base in England, Italy, Brazil, and the US, adding an international flavour to the growing list of players making their presence felt with A-League clubs.  Liam [...]

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 [...]