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The Toowoomba Grammar School Old Boys’ Association fosters camaraderie and friendship between past and present students of the School

Reunions around the country, sporting matches between Old Boys and current boys, generational gatherings, dinner with boarders, a presence at home games, and social events are just some of the ways the Old Boys’ Association connects Old Boys with each other and with current staff and students.

The objectives of the Toowoomba Grammar School Old Boys’ Association (TGSOBA) are:

  • To promote the best interest of the School, having particular regard to its stated aims as a Great Public School of Queensland;
  • To co-operate with and support the Board of Trustees and the Headmaster in their administration of the School;
  • To assist the School financially or otherwise in order to enable the School to further its aims and objectives in providing students of the school with the best possible opportunities for their personal development in academic, cultural and sporting endeavours;
  • To foster camaraderie between past students of the School;
  • To promote friendship between past and present students of the School;
  • To co-operate with the Past Students’ Associations of other Schools in matters of common interest;
  • To co-operate with other Toowoomba Grammar School Auxiliary Bodies;
  • To do all such other things as are incidental to or conducive to the attainment of any or all of the above objectives.

Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month excluding school holidays and commence at 6:00pm in Old Hall.

A copy of the TGSOBA Constitution can be found .

Office Bearers

President:
Daniel BURRETT (01-08)

Vice President/s:

Trent RAYMOND (89-93)
David CROTHERS (79-82)

Immediate Past President:
Mark CREEDON - Life Member (73-77)

Secretary:
Daniel BURRETT (01-08)

Treasurer:
Brendon WHITTAKER (91-95)

Committee:

Simon COOK (99-04)
Sam DUDDY (91-95)
Ian DUMIGAN - Life Member (62-65)
Nicholas HESS (97-01)
David JONES (65-66)
Andrew JURGS (00-01)
Geoff KEATING (96-00)
Jamie (Jimmy) MARR (87-91)
Justin STILL (90-94)

If you wish to contact any of the Office Bearers or Committee Members, please email tgsoba@twgs.qld.edu.au

Toowoomba Grammar School Old Boys’ Association - Honorary Old Boys

Honorary Membership of the TGSOBA may be granted to a person who has distinguished themself by meritorious service or who has made an extraordinary contribution to the advancement of the Association and its objectives.

In considering such a person to be deserving of this, the Committee has regard of, but not be limited by:

(a) The longevity of service and contribution made to the Association; and
(b) The standing and reputation of the person in relation to the Association, the School and the general community.

We are proud to have conferred Honorary Old Boy Status on the following outstanding members of our school community.

Honorary Old Boy Association with OBA Year Inducted
Dr Frederick TRENERRY
Board of Trustees
1967
Mr Joseph (Jo) McDIARMID
Pipe Band Instructor
1967
Mrs Judy GILLIES
School Administration
1986
Mrs Denise MILLER
Headmaster’s Personal Assistant
1986
Mr Ronald BOURNE
Deputy Headmaster
1987
Mr William DENT
Headmaster
1991
Mr John WINN
Teacher and Historian
1996
Mr Russell GILLIES
Teacher
1998
Mr David SAMS
Teacher
1998
Mr Graham SAMPFORD
Teacher
1998
Mr Hugh ROSE
Headmaster
2002
Mr Graham SMYTHE
Cricket Coaching Director
2003
Mr Rob MITCHELL
Director of Enrolments
2004
Mrs Ellen MOROSINI
School Association Secretary
2004
Mr Roger BUTTENSHAW
Deputy Headmaster
2006
Mr Peter HAUSER
Headmaster
2014
Ms Jennifer FORDYCE
School Association Secretary
2020

Membership and contact details

To become a member of TGSOBA, please complete the and email it to tgsoldboys@twgs.qld.edu.au

To update your contact details, please complete .

Toowoomba Grammar Connect

We are excited to announce the launch of Toowoomba Grammar Connect.

Our exclusive alumni networking platform where you will have access to Mentoring, Careers Advice, Business Introductions, Job Advertisements, Business Promotion, News and Updates, Events Calendar & Photo Galleries.

Events

The 2024 annual Old Boys’ Reunion Weekend will take place on Friday, 30 August – Sunday, 1 September 2024 coinciding with Grammar Downlands Day on Saturday, 31 August.

This year we will feature reunion events for boys who were in Year 12 or would have finished Year 12 in 2019, 2014, 2009, 2004, 1999, 1994, 1989, 1984, 1979, 1974, 1969, 1964, 1959, 1954, 1949, 1944.

Museum

The School Museum and Archives, located in the Old Boys’ Building, houses a collection of important and relevant artefacts generously donated by Old Boys and their families, staff and friends of the School. All new boys to the School are invited to visit the museum early in their first term and history students are encouraged to further research the School as part of their curriculum.

The museum’s curator and a productive and dedicated band of volunteers collectively contribute a great deal of time towards the museum’s operation, making it a highly valuable as an educational resource.

The museum is available as a research centre and is open to the general public on Mondays and Wednesdays 10:00am – 2:00pm during term time and can be contacted via email at A.Room@twgs.qld.edu.au

TGS Old Boys’ commemorative website

Since 1885, Old Boys of Toowoomba Grammar School have served their country in Sudan, China, South Africa, Europe, Korea, Malaya, South Vietnam, East Timor and the United Nations Organisation Forces. This website honours those who paid the supreme sacrifice.

Contact TGSOBA

If you wish to contact the Old Boys’ Association office at the School, please telephone (07) 4687 2500 or email tgsoldboys@twgs.qld.edu.au

Postal address:

Toowoomba Grammar School Old Boys’ Association
Toowoomba Grammar School
PO Box 2900
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