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Hit a Round for ELTHAM


Enjoy a morning of Golf at the ELTHAM Golf Day. Friday March 28th at The Heritage Golf Club, Click here for more info More

SPECIAL ExECS Advertising in Connections


  The next issue of Connections is due for a March release.  The issue will be filled with 40th Anniversary celebration stories, information regarding up coming events and introducing the College's new Principal, Simon Le Plastrier.  In this issue, there will also be many advertising opportunities for Past Students, Parents and Staff,... More

Reunion Schedule


Our last student reunion for 2013 has been and gone.   Time to reflect!   Next year we will shake things up a bit and change the program.   We will endeavour to pour more effort into the major, reunions; (1, 10, 20 and 30), and replace the 15 and 25 year events with different functions;   Networking events, an all-encompassing   40... More



The ExECS Association Committee invite all ExECS Members to the   2013 Annual General Meeting   to be held   Tuesday  8 th October  2013 at 7:30pm   In    Ivanhoe East   The AGM is... More

Turtles in the Grand Final!


The Old Eltham Collegians Football Club (Turtles) Reserves will take on Therry Penola in the Division 2 Reserves Grand Final this weekend! Come along and support the team this Saturday, September 15 at 11:40 am , Highgate Recreation Reserve - 229 Grand Boulevard, Craigeburn.  Get around the Mighty 2s as thry aim for a premiership for the... More

Change of Reunion Date


STOP PRESS!  The Class of 1988 - 25 Year Reunion date has changed!  Due to the ANZAC Day "long" weekend, we have moved the reunion forward one week to May 4th to make it easier for everyone.  Please amend your calendars accordingly.  We apologise for any inconvenience this late change may have caused. More

ELTHAM College Golf Day


It's time again for the annual ELTHAM College Golf Day.   All ex students, ex staff and ex parents are welcome to attend.  You can bring some work collegues and make up a group, or come on your own.  Click here for more info. More

Connections that Work


  As the name of our bi annual magazine suggests, ‘Connections’ are what it’s all about.  Maintaining, creating and expanding connections in networks to share knowledge, ideas and opportunities has become a necessity in business and in life.   And rather than trawling through old school, static business directories,... More

A great year for reunions!


The final reunion for 2012 has been and gone, so we can now relax, reflect and look forward.  Over 270 ExECS and Staff  attended jovial and often raucous affairs, which can be seen in all the fabulous photos. The two “Off Campus” reunions at The Geebung, (15 and 25 years), seem to be working well, but we are always open to... More

Past parents to join ExECS!


Do your parents miss the days when you were at ELTHAM?   Do they miss your friend’s parents and other friends they met while you were at school?   Would they like to be kept in the loop regarding what is happening at ELTHAM or be invited to community events?    ExECS are broadening their scope to include Past Parents, distributing the... More

Advertising in Connections


The next edition of Connections, due for distribution in December,  is taking shape.  There are still a few opportunities for advertising, so why not use this very economical vehicle to promote your business to over 7000 households?  Please click here for specifications and pricing.   If you are interested, please contact us... More

ExEC Wins Architect Design Competition with MARK


Phoebe Baker-Gabb (Class of 2008) " Since leaving Eltham I have been studying Interior Design at RMIT and am now in my fourth and final year. I am currently writing my thesis and interning at Melbourne design studio Foolscap Studio, and teaching first year Interior Design as a student tutor. I entered an architectural competition, Superstudio... More

Drop in and work together!


Nathan Sampimon (Class of 2000), operates a successful web app and development business to support his other passion, the Inspire9 coworking community. The mobile web and location independence has freed many professionals from corporate offices and many work in isolation until they discover Coworking. Inspire9 is the most accessible, community oriented space of its... More

ExEC in Cambodia


Melina Chan (Class of 2000), is into community and economic development in Battambang, Cambodia. Still recovering from the Khmer Rouge, Cambodia's social fabric needs some help. Melina's Entrepreneurship degree and experience in small business growth, team and business coaching with several businesses and NGOs around Melbourne has prepared her well for the... More

Carli Renzi...Olympian!


Carli Renzi (nee lewis, Class of 2000) rose to the world ranking of 17th with enough points to secure an Australian Olympic team position, bound for London. Carli was the only female judoka who qualified on the Australian team of 6 and competed in the u57kg women's judo at London 2012.   On the third day of the games she had a bye... More

Choir success for Eltham ExEC


Gabriella Moxey (ExEC 2008) was recently successful in her audition to join the renowned Australian choir The Australian Voices. This success has taken her to Scotland for a 3 week engagement with the choir at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival followed by a 7 week tour across the UK and Wales before returning to Australia in 2013. Gabriella started at ELTHAM... More

Advertise in Connections


Want to advertise your business to the ExECS and wider ELTHAM Community?  With a distribution of over 7000, raising your profile has never been easier. Click here for advertising specs and details More

ExEC going for Gold!


After winning the K1 Kayak Slalom Olympic Trials last week, ExEC Warwick Draper (class of '94) has just been nominated by the AOC to compete in London. In what will be his 3rd Olympic Games he is hoping to improve on his past perfomances (9th in Athens, and 5th in Beijing) and bring home a Gold Medal for Australia. For more information or to assist Warwick in... More

Done and dusted for another year!


The dust of the last reunion for 2011 is has just settled, so it’s now time to relax, reflect and look forward. Across the board the reunions were well attended, jovial and often raucous affairs, even the attendance by ex and current staff steadily increased. The two “Off Campus” reunions, (15 and 25 years), seem to be working well, but we are... More

Connect with LinkedIn!


The ExECS presence on LinkedIn has been steadily growing over the last year, with more connections every day.  As social networking is now the "go to"  mode of communication, we really need to foster this forum and we encourage you all to join in.  Although we still have the Business Directory on the website, our focus will now be LinkedIn to... More

A Message from David Warner


This coming term I will be dealing with strategic College issues and working largely from home. I have worked with the Chairman, Chris Heysen, to identify these key issues, some of which of course have come out of the Board’s Workshop. I have undergone treatment for lymphoma which has temporarily affected my immune system. My physician has advised... More

The Results Are In!


After an extensive survey of the ExECS community regarding the Reunions we offer, the results are ready to publish.  Thank you to all that took the time to complete the survey, it has helped us immensly in our efforts to provide the best service to our members we can.  There is always room for improvement and we will always be willing to try new... More

Advertise in Connections


Promote your business to the entire ELTHAM and ExECS community via the new look Connections magazine.  Click here to download all the info. More

ExEC commended in Premier’s Award for Health & Medical Research


Congratulations to Dr Michelle Tate (Class of 2001) who received $8,000 and a certificate in recognition for her work from the Premier of Victoria at Government House. Michelle, a  medical researcher whose investigation into the ‘flu virus’ has been welcomed by international scientists, today received a commendation in the 2011... More

Vale Audrey Davey


It is with great sadness that we inform the ExECS Community Audrey Davey; wife of founding Principal, Des Davey, and longstanding active ELTHAM Community Member, passed away at her home in Geelong early this morning. Funeral notices will be placed in The Age. More

Job Opportunity at Eltham College!


The following Marketing and Communications position has arisen at Eltham College.     To find out more or to apply, please contact the HR Manager jwallace@elthamcollege.vic.edu.au .     JOB DESCRIPTION   POSITION:... More

Bob Ross Honoured: Chemistry Educator of the Year


Bob Ross, Student Advocate in Senior Years has been honoured as Chemistry Educator of the Year by the Chemistry Teachers' Association at a recent dinner. What follows are excerpts from an address by Penny Commons a past ELTHAM teacher, now at Melbourne University. “Bob has spent his life caring for students, teaching chemistry and... More

2010 ExECS AGM


The ExECS Committee invite all ExECS Members to the   2010 Annual General Meeting   to be held at the     Eltham College Conference room, (behind Reception) on Thursday October 14 th 2010 at 7:30pm   The AGM is... More

Eltham Chefs Taste Success


A couple of young Eltham Chefs are set to take on Australia's finest in a National Cook Off for this year's Nestle Golden Chef's Hat Award. Matthew Carnell, (Class of 2007) together with fellow Mercer's apprentice Bessie Grant competed in and won the Victorian State final last month.  12 teams were given 4 hours to produce a 3 course meal... More

VALE Mike van Nugteren


It is with sadness we inform the ExECS Community that Mike, the Senior Hockey Coach at ELTHAM College, passed away at home last night.  Mike came home from hospital Monday to spend his time with Pam and their daughters Jess and Kat.   He was a man who has had an extraordinary influence on the lives of many young people:... More

2010 Business Breakfast Gold!


Not many of us get to handle an Olympic Gold Medal, but those attending the Business Breakfast sure did! The Treetops at Melbourne Museum provided a beautiful venue for the  inspiring words of  Winter Olympic Champion Steven Bradbury OAM.  A  wonderful mix of ELTHAM Community members came along; representatives from the ExECS... More

An ExEC Avatar!


Some of you may remember Cameron Smith, Class of 1995. He is now based in New Zealand but has been working on major films for some time in the area of visual effects; Lord of the Rings, and most recently, Avatar. He has just received an award for his work on Avatar: Outstanding Created Environment in a Feature Motion Picture, AVATAR - Floating Mountains"... More

Alex lands book deal


An ExEC has landed a six-figure US publishing deal for a fantasy trilogy. Alexandra Adornetto, (Class of 2009), who wrote her first book at 13, said yesterday that she was thrilled to accomplish her goal of cracking the US market. Feiwel and Friends, part of the Macmillan US stable, has snapped up her trilogy after a whirlwind sales pitch by... More

ExEC awarded two prestigious scholarships


Jason Pobjoy, Class of 2000, has been awarded two scholarships worth nearly $200 000 for PhD study at University of Cambridge starting in October this year. One is the Poynton Cambridge Australia Scholarship awarded by the Cambridge Australia Trust and the other is the W M Tapp Studentship in Law awarded by Gonville and Caius College.

 Jason will research... More

Poached veal ticket to France


Hospitality in Year 9, 2004 through to Year 12 was the start of Matthew Carnell’s passion for cooking. Matt, ( Class of 2007) who has an apprenticeship with Mercers in Eltham, was one of two winners of the Thierry Marx Career Development Award on April 30. The Award offers two Victorian cookery apprentices a chance to spend a month in France working... More