St Paul's College, Ballarat

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St Paul's College
StPaulsBallarat crest.jpg
Address
113-115 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat (1948-1986)
200 Victoria Street, Ballarat East (1987-1994)

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3350
Coordinates37°33′33″S 143°51′29″E / 37.559051°S 143.858032°E / -37.559051; 143.858032Coordinates: 37°33′33″S 143°51′29″E / 37.559051°S 143.858032°E / -37.559051; 143.85803237°33′31″S 143°53′14″E / 37.558719°S 143.887130°E / -37.558719; 143.887130
Information
TypeIndependent, single-sex, day school
MottoLatin: Labor Nobilitat
(Work Ennobles)
DenominationRoman Catholic, Christian Brothers
Patron saint(s)St Paul
Established1948
FounderBishop James O'Connor
Closed1994
Years offered7 - 12
GenderMale
Colour(s)Gold, Navy, Light Blue
              
Feeder toSt Martin's In the Pines
Website

St Paul's College, formerly St Paul's Technical College and St Paul's Technical School, was a Catholic boys school in Ballarat.[1]

History[edit]

Ballarat Ludbrook House.JPG

In 1948, the Bishop of Ballarat, Most Reverend James O'Collins established St Paul's Technical College, inviting the Christian Brothers to continue their work for boys through the provision of technical education.

In 1960, Miss Alice Fanning bequeathed property in Mt Clear to the Sisters of Mercy. In 1967 the land was developed for a senior school for girls from Sacred Heart College, named St Martin's in the Pines. The school became co-educational in 1988, with many boys in the senior years of St Paul's attending St Martin's in the Pines.[2][3]

In 1987, the school moved from Lydiard Street's Ludbrook House to the former Ballarat Orphanage on Victoria Street.

In 1995, the College amalgamated with Sacred Heart College and St Martin's in the Pines to form Damascus College Ballarat.[1]

Student abuse scandals[edit]

In 2014 St Paul's was named on Ballarat’s child sexual abuse survivors’ group submission to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, along with other Christian Brothers Schools St Patrick's College, St Joseph's College and Emmanuel College. Also named were De La Salle College and Geelong Grammar School.[4]

Notable alumni[edit]

Principals[edit]

Period Name
1948–1959 Br W S Cooke[8]
1960–1963 Br K P Kent[9]
1964–1965 Br W T Miller[9]
1966–1969 Br D S Herrick[9]
1970 Br J F Cunneen (to August)[9]
1970–1972 Br D E Zoch[9]
1973–1976 Br Bernard John Scott[10]
1977–1982 Br F D McGuane[9]
1983–1990 Br Francis Thomas Hennessy [11]
1991–1992 Br John P O’Halloran[12]
1993–1994 Br Laurie F Goodison [12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About Us - History". damascus.vic.edu.au. Retrieved 19 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of Australia - News Centre". mercy.org.au. Retrieved 19 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Timeline". damascus.vic.edu.au. Retrieved 19 October 2015.
  4. ^ http://www.thecourier.com.au/story/2303928/child-sex-abuse-victims-name-17-institutions-for-royal-commission-submission/
  5. ^ http://www.heraldsun.com.au/sport/afl/mick-malthouse-a-battler-from-ballarat-with-a-steely-determination-to-succeed/story-fnp04d70-1227325099466. Retrieved 30 June 2015
  6. ^ a b c d e f [1] Damascus College, The Road, Autumn 2010. Retrieved 30 June 2015
  7. ^ [2] Damascus College, The Road, Summer 2010. Retrieved 12 April 2013
  8. ^ http://www.damascus.vic.edu.au/_literature_135350/2006_The_Road_Summer
  9. ^ a b c d e f Template:John P O'Halloran Archivist Christian Brothers
  10. ^ http://www.damascus.vic.edu.au/LiteratureRetrieve.aspx?ID=134746
  11. ^ http://www.damascus.vic.edu.au/_literature_134745/2012_The_Road_Spring
  12. ^ a b http://www.damascus.vic.edu.au/LiteratureRetrieve.aspx?ID=191567

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