John Fahey appointed Chancellor of ACU Former NSW Premier and Chevalier Past Student John Fahey AC, has been appointed as the new Chancellor of Australian Catholic University. He will be the fourth Chancellor in the University’s history, succeeding General Sir Peter Cosgrove, who is now serving as Australia’s Governor-General. Vice-Chancellor Professor Greg Craven said it... Read More
Trish Topp has kindly given us permission to publish her beautiful eulogy to her late husband from Chris’ funeral ceremony on Friday 15th July 2016. Trish wanted us to make note of the fact that it was written to be spoken not read as a text. EULOGY Chris Topp was born in Bowral on 24th... Read More
It was the great saveloy strike of 1955. On a typical Sunday evening for the Chevalier College boarders, John Kilmartin and his mates were hungry. But they knew that Sunday nights meant saveloys — “great big blood-red saveloys” that “must’ve been made by some cheapskate butcher in Sydney and they must’ve been made out of old... Read More
The “Chev family” is a term often heard around the College and within its community. It probably harks back in spirit to the origins of the College as a small boarding school for boys in the late 1940s, when a genuine sense of brotherhood and family first developed.
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