For the last 6 years now there has been a valuable network within the Geelong Grammar community to connect every Past Parent anywhere in the world. The Past Parents’ Network makes it possible to keep friendships fresh and alive and retain the great depth of wisdom and experience that resides among the parent group. The Network provides a valuable vehicle to maintain links, share news, follow our children’s lives, occasionally meet face to face and keep in touch with the School Community.
The 2019 Autumn Cocktail event at the home of, and hosted by Past Parents, Drew and Shadda Abercrombie, was attended by over 120 Past Parents. It was so wonderful to see people from Glamorgan days, Queensland, Northern Territory, Western Australia, NSW and country Victoria, and as far away as Saudi Arabia, and we look forward to seeing many more at our November function in Willawong, Merricks North VIC.
The Principal's South-East Asia Trip: Hong Kong Cocktail Reception is planned for 29 October 2019 and all Past and Current Parents, as well as Alumni in the region are invite to attend. Look out for more information in due course. Our PPN Hong Kong Chapter is growing and bringing many benefits to the GGS families in the region.
The outlook is bright for our Network with many varied activities planned for the future – so if you wish to continue your association with this great institution that is Geelong Grammar School, feel welcome to join our events and spread the word.
For further details contact the Co-Chairs.

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Above: Past Parents at the 2019 Autumn Cocktail Function.


Co-Chairs: Markela Sargent-Peck & Sally Kincaid
Secretary: Sandie Foster
Treasurer: Liz Redfern
Public Relations: Julie-Anne Gibney
Social Media: Jennifer Teh
PPN eNewsletter Editor in Chief: Leslie O'Brien

General Committee: 
Sarah Watts, Pene Patrick, Shadda Abercrombie, Maggie Duff, Libby McQuillan, Suzy Rayment, Christine Olesnicky, Ka Kee Pyne, Fiona Lowe

Past Co-Chair: Cathie Kemp
Inaugural Past President
: Cathie Vickers-Willis

For more information or to contact the Past Parents’ Network Committee, please e-mail: Iga Bajer, Support Group & Event Coordinator -

Hong Kong Chapter:

Chapter Chair: Christine Olesnicky
Chapter Committee
: Suzy Rayment, Ka Kee Pyne

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Above: 2017 Annual Hong Kong Chapter Function was hosted by Michael Nock at the NockArt Gallery


Membership to the Past Parents’ Network is free and automatic once you become a Past Parent of Geelong Grammar School. You are welcome to unsubscribe from the membership at any time by emailing  


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24 November 2019 - Merricks North VIC - PPN Spring event - more information to come

You are also warmly invited to join the activities of our GGS Associated Clubs:

For a most comprehensive list of current School and Alumni events, please visit SCHOOL EVENTS page and ALUMNI EVENTS page.