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David Clark Professor Emeritus of Psychology/Addiction Recovery Advocate GSSHS 1967-68 David was a key member of Governor Stirling’s successful chess team in 1968. His family returned to the UK near the end of his second year. He has very fond memories of his time at ‘Govo’. After graduating in...

Elizabeth J Wylie Governor Stirling High School, Midland, Western Australia 1970 - 1974 University of Western Australia, Medical School 1975 – 1980 Liz was the oldest of five children who all attended Governor Stirling High School in the 1970’s. Liz attended Governor Stirling from 1970-1974. Liz was a...

Christine Nagel BA Publisher GSSHS 1969-70   Christine Nagel attended GSSHS during 1969—1970 after completing her junior high school years at Eastern Hills Junior High School. She is a lover of literature and language, and enjoyed Jim Pilbeam’s classes until he left teaching. Christine wrote for the GSSHS school magazine,...

Major General Murray Blake AO. MC Training Junior Officers Midland Senior High School 1952-55 Governor Stirling Senior High School 1956 Murray was born in Midland in December 1939, the family home was initially in Vine Street, Herne Hill and then from 1944 it was in Ford Street, West Midland...

Wayne Phipps MAIME MAICD Award Winning Smash Repair Owner GSSHS 1967-70 Upon leaving school he worked at the CME’s office of the WAGR in Midland while studying accountancy. Wayne started Wayne Phipps Smash Repairs in March 1977 and he has built it into one of Perth’s most successful collision repair...

Dr Trevor Fernihough MBBS WA dip Mid COG SA AFS Exchange student scholarship and  Medical Degree Senior Medical Officer at Broome Hospital GSSHS 1965-68 I grew up in the remote bush town of Roebourne, with a population of approximately 100, in poor economic circumstance. Due to the efforts of...

Participated in 5 Emergency Managements 2001 – 2021 [current] Proprietor of a ‘small training business’ delivering Emergency management training to businesses in WA from Kununurra to Esperance and all stops in between [transitioning to retirement in the near future] MWA Corporate Security 1997 - 2001 Emergency management trainer Chubb / Wormald...

Susanne Thomas (nee Normandale) Establishment of Wit’s End Art Studio GSSHS 1966-69 GSSHS awarded Sue her first prize in 1969, her painting appeared in the Quartania. That influenced her choice to study art more seriously when she began a family in the 70’s, where she won the highest marks...

Michael Dear Winning City of Perth contract for Street Signs Engineer & Business Owner GSSHS 1963-68 I studied Electronic Engineering at Curtin University (then WAIT) in 1973 and went to Melbourne to undertake work with Telstra (then Telecom). In Melbourne I under took a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and...

Dr Gary Davis Dentist Midland High School 1951—1955 Attended Midland Primary School from 1943 to 1949 Was in the first year to attend 4th and 5th year at M.H.S before it became Governor Stirling Senior High School. I was awarded a state bursary to attend U.W.A. and received...