Old Boys Alumni

Alumni of Christian Brothers' High School, Lewisham are traditionally known as the "Old Boys", and may elect to join the school's alumni association, the "Old Boys' Association".  Scroll down for a list of notable alumni.



Bishop John Cullinane (1944) - Auxiliary to Melbourne Archdiocese
Archbishop James Carroll (1931) - Auxiliary Bishop to Cardinal Gilroy
Bishop William Brennan (1927) - Bishop of Toowoomba
Bishop Albert Thomas (1931) - Bishop of Bathurst

Entertainment, Media and the Arts

Gordon Elliott - TV Personality
Kerry Myers, Editor The Catholic Weekly
Leo Schofield AM (1952) - Noted Journalist with the Sydney Morning Herald
David Wenham - Actor

Medicine and Science

Victor Chang AC - Heart Surgeon
Jim Quirk AO, FAA (1941) - Australia's first Professor of Soil Science. Visiting Professor at Oxford University


John Mackey V.C. (1936) - Posthumously awarded the Commonwealth's highest honour for bravery for his gallantry in Borneo in 1945

Politics, Public Service and the Law

John Aquilina - Politician - Leader of the House
Michael Grove (1955) - Judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales
Julian McDonald AO - Chancellor of Australian Catholic University 
Brian McGowan (Australian politician) - Member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly
Kevin Frederick O'Leary QC - Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory
Terry Sheahan OA - Politician, Judge of the NSW Land and Environment Court

Hon Harry Woods - Federal Minister



Steve Gearin - Rugby League player
Brett Holman - Football (soccer) player
Raphael Bove - Football (soccer) player
Roger Hartigan (1894) - Australian Test Cricket player
Martin Mulligan - Tennis player 
Paul Osborne - Rugby League player and Politician, Schoolboy Player of the Year Award 1984 
Shane Rigon - Rugby League player 
Andrew Lomu - Rugby League player
Tim Pickup - Rugby League player and Test representative.
Solomon Haumono - Rugby League player and professional boxer
Michael Speechley - Rugby League player
Jim Walters - Rugby League player for Newtown Jets

Peter Winchester - Rugby League playr for Canterbury Bulldogs
Peter “Bullfrog” Moore – Rugby League 
Greg Stafford – AFL

Andrew Koczka - Football (represented Australia)
Stephen Humphreys - Rugby League Balmain Tigers, current CEO West Tigers

Kurtis Patterson - 2019 Australian Cricket player


Francis Webb - Poet
Jim Waaldersee - author
Ron Blair - Playwright


Public LIfe

John Walsh, AO - co designer of the National Disability Insurance Scheme

General Enquiries

Phone: 8585 1744  |  Fax:  8585 1787

68-84 The Boulevarde, Lewisham NSW 2049

Private Mail Bag No 2, Petersham NSW 2049


> Webmail             > SENTRAL Parents    > SENTRAL Students

> Contact               > Calendar                    > Annual Report   

> Enrolment          > Payments                  > Uniform  

> Employment       > eLearning                 > Transport