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Delivering Health To The Homeless

“Trinity turned me into the man I am today” Dr Daniel Nour, who has been named NSW Young Australian Of The Year, says his free mobile health service for Sydney’s homeless might never have become a reality without the inspiration provided by Trinity Dr Nour works full-time at Royal North Shore Hospital but on top [...]

Lex Gow, class of 84: Tenacity and belief

From borderline high school drop-out to corporate high-flyer, Lex Gow’s transformation is a story of faith and tenacity. Today he is an executive director at Macquarie Bank, running a desk specialising in currencies and interest rates. But in Year 10 he was on the verge of an inglorious exit from Trinity after finishing 129th out [...]

Grant Emans, class of 1999: Faith and sustainability

Grant studied his Bachelor of Property Economics at UTS after graduating from Trinity. A call to sustainability had him starting a business building Designer Tiny Homes. His Christian faith plays a central role in his business: “While my non-Christian customers might read about my faith on our website, I also try to conduct myself in [...]

Tane Edmed, class of 2018: Men do cry

One of the emerging Super Rugby star’s earliest Trinity memories is sitting at his final scholarship interview as an 11-year-old, seeing his father’s eyes well up with pride at the prospect of his son getting a Trinity education. His father is former Balmain Tigers rugby league warrior Steve Edmed, a tough, 150-game prop who later [...]

Dr Peter Tyree, AM, Class of 1967: Putting principles into practise

Dr Tyree, who started his Trinity days in 1954 at Junior House in Strathfield, went on to graduate from UTS and Harvard Business School. He followed his father into electrical engineering and went on to serve as CEO and Chairman of the Tyree Group over two decades. He has also served on the boards of [...]

Weh Yeoh, Class of 1999: Voice to the voiceless

The former Archer house vice-captain and prefect founded a charity in Cambodia in 2013 after travelling there, falling in love with the country and discovering the widespread problem of communication difficulties, caused variously by autism, intellectual disability, stuttering and swallowing problems. A Day Without Speech, which he piloted at Trinity, has now raised over $80 [...]

Peter Freedman – where are they now?

Advice from Trinity’s “$9M guitar” man  Peter Freedman today is a wealthy businessman famous for founding Rode Microphones and spending almost $9 million on a guitar. But when he arrived in Australia from Sweden as an eight-year-old he had never been to school, couldn’t read or write, and spoke no English. He recalls the prospect of entering Year 7 at Trinity [...]

Lachlan Ilias NRL debut

Old boy to debut for South Sydney on finals eve Lachlan Ilias will make his NRL debut for the finals-bound Rabbitohs this weekend, the first Trinitarian in recent history to play at rugby league’s top level. The 21-year-old playmaker will line up for the third-placed South Sydney against 12th-placed St George Illawarra at Sunshine Coast [...]

Trinitarian Familys Olympic Pride

Ollie Hoare “gave it a crack” in 1500m final Oliver Hoare’s Olympic campaign might not have ended the way he wished but he was nevertheless part of an Australian resurgence in middle distance running, and created his own piece of Trinity history. The first Trinitarian to run in an Olympic final won the right to [...]

Olympics Delivers Business Boost

Trinity diver bows out in Tokyo pool Diver and entrepreneur Sam Fricker has made his Olympic debut in Tokyo – and earned a televised plug for his fledgling wheat straw business. The 19-year-old Trinitarian didn’t manage to get past the preliminary stage of the men’s 10m platform event. But as he was preparing for the [...]