Christian Brothers College, St Kilda

Christian Brothers College, St Kilda
Christian Brothers' College
Latin: Virtus Sola Nobilitas
Virtue Alone Is Noble
St Kilda East, Victoria, Australia
Coordinates 37°51′33″S 144°59′48″E / 37.85917°S 144.99667°E / -37.85917; 144.99667Coordinates: 37°51′33″S 144°59′48″E / 37.85917°S 144.99667°E / -37.85917; 144.99667
Type Independent, Single-sex, Day school
Denomination Roman Catholic, Christian Brothers
Established 1878
Chairman James Esmonde
Headmaster Gerald Bain-King
Chaplain Fr Barry Moran
Years 7-12
Enrolment 593
Colour(s)      Navy Blue      Light Blue      Green

Christian Brothers' College (usually referred to as CBC) is a Roman Catholic Independent school for boys located in the Melbourne suburb of St Kilda East, run under the auspices of the Congregation of Christian Brothers. The College is a member of the Associated Catholic Colleges. There are four sport and activity houses at CBC named after the four founding brothers: Brother Corbett, Brother McMahon, Brother Tevlin and Brother O'Shea. CBC is the oldest Christian Brothers school in Australia to remain on its original grounds. In addition to its St Kilda East site, the college has had a campus in Balaclava since 2008.

Notable alumni

Law and Politics

  • Justice John Fogarty AM - Former Judge of Australian Family Court
  • Tony Lupton MLA - Cabinet Secretary, Brumby Labor Government, Victoria, 2002-
  • John Keith McCarthy (1905–1976) - noted Australian public servant, politician, soldier, writer [1]
  • Richard Keane - Trade Minister in Chifley Labour government
  • Frank McGuire - twice Walkley Award winner and Victorian MP
  • John Madigan - Australian Federal Senator representing Victoria (2011- ) and Deputy Leader of the DLP


  • Morris West - writer of international renown
  • Shane Maloney - novelist
  • Peter Corrigan - Australian architect of international renown
  • Frank Howson - noted Australian scriptwriter and film director
  • Damien Parer - legendary Australian war photographer, filmed the first Australian film to win an academy award (1942)
  • Daniel Keene - noted Australian playwright
  • Ronald Conway - academic and author of "The Great Australian Stupor"
  • Dr Gerard Vaughan - Director National Gallery of Victoria, 1999-


  • Patrick John O'Dea - Australian rules footballer turned American football legend
  • Scott Baker - NRL Rugby Player and elite athlete


  • Robert James Thomson, editor-in-chief of Dow Jones & Company and the managing editor of The Wall Street Journal, and former editor of "The Times" (London)
  • Paul Gardner - former Chairman of Grey Global; Chairman of Melbourne Football Club
  • Greg Westaway - businessman and Chairman of St Kilda Football Club
  • Gavin Anderson - founder of global PR firm, Gavin Anderson & Company
  • Anthony (Tony) Sheperd - Chairman of Transfield Services and Chairman of the AFL club, Greater Western Sydney

Media and Entertainment

Dandenong Road buildings

External links

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