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West Australian Cricketer GSSHS 1975-79 Played Sheffield Shield Cricket for Western Australia & Tasmania. After completing Year 12 at Governor Stirling, I studied at UWA and graduated with a Degree in Human Movement & Recreation and also a Diploma in Teaching. I spent 3 seasons playing cricket in England...

Visual Artist GSSHS 1979-83 Rick Vermey is an accomplished visual artist, based here in Perth, WA. As a kid he imagined his future would probably involve flying jet-planes, or treasure-hunting as a marine archaeologist. Fortunately GSSHS was quick to discover Vermey’s inaptitude for studying sciences, and thus his...

Research demonstrating steroids in childhood croup results in fewer hospitalisations GSSHS 1966-67 Professor Gary Geelhoed MBBS, FRACP, FACEM, MD is the Executive Director of the Western Australian Health Translation Network (WAHTN) comprising WA’s five Universities, seven Medical Research Institutes, PathWest, all public hospitals, the Health Dept of...

CEO of St Bartholomew’s House GSSHS 1961-65 I started my career as a Registered nurse in 1966, completing my general training at Royal Perth Hospital in 1969 and later working in various hospitals in London. On my return to Australia I gained my midwifery and child health...

Executive Director of Nursing Perth Children's Hospital GSSHS 1989-93 Head Girl 1993 Katie graduated in 1993 and completed a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Curtin University in 1998. She started her nursing career at Princess Margaret Hospital in 1999. Katie is currently the Executive Director of Nursing at...

Naturalist-Ecologist GSSHS 1960-61 Dux of his class, John was noted for an unquenchable fascination with animals and his form teacher, LG Nixon encouraged him to take up some form of fauna studies. After finishing school, he spent ten years working part-time on his father’s small horticultural property...

Noted International Leader in Global Citizenship Education GSSHS 1963-64 Living my dreams Janice Richardson, Year 4 and 5 at GSSH in 1963 and 64 At age 4, I already had a clear vision of my future. I wanted to teach at the Sorbonne University, be bilingual, and not be...

Magistrate GSSHS 1957-59 I attended Midland high in 1957 followed by two years at Governor Stirling. Whilst I was at Governor Stirling I studied and obtained skills in both Shorthand and Typing and I can say that I have used both of these skills constantly from the...

AFL Premiership Player & WA Police Officer GSSHS 1971-74 Since leaving Governor Stirling High School in 1975 I worked in a timber mill in Wundowie a wheat and sheep farm in Dandaragan and a number of other employments until 1977. In 1977 I joined the Australian Army where...

Clinical Associate Professor Elizabeth Wylie MBBS FRANZOR Medical Director Breast Screen WA GSSHS 1970-74 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...