On Friday Friday 18  September, the Year 10 CSDA team won their Grand Final. Congratulations  to:

  • Ella McKenzie
  • Olivia Alexander
  • Michelle Hoffman
  • Brigid Quirk


Australian Constitutional Convention 2020

On  Friday 2  October, Gian Ellis-Gannell, Year 12, participated in the virtual 2020 Australian Constitutional Convention. Gian was joined online by students who were elected by their peers at their respective State Constitutional Convention to participate in a discussion on the topic of Water Management and the Australian Constitution. Congratulations to Gian for her involvement in this event. Gian has taken time to reflect on her participation and has shared this with you. Please click here to read her account.


Festival of Speech

Preparations are well underway for the 2020 Virtual Event. We wish the following students the best of luck in competing in this event:

  • Public Speaking – Indianna Cane (Year 9) and Erin Longney (Year 11)
  • Readings – Bella Kachel (Year 9) and Lucy Findlay (Year 11)
  • Poetry – Tahlia Moses (Year 8) and Elizabeth Bronk (Year 11)
  • Religion and Ethics – Annika Shankar, Lily Hudson, Sophie Earle (Year 11)
  • Current Affairs – Michelle Hoffman (Year 10), Charlotte Forwood (Year 11) and Julia Reuben (Year 11)


Kirby Cup

Good luck to the following students who are competing in this year’s competition. Each team has submitted a response to “the Rule of Law in times of crisis.” Congratulations and good luck to:

  • Eloise Carey, Breahna Akerboom and Chelsea Tran (Year 11)
  • Cheri Hui and Xiangying Li (Year 10)


Ms Bernadette O’Dwyer

Oratory Coordinator