OUR COMMUNITIES

Parade College consists of a number of communities, all contributing to our mission of giving boys a sense of belonging and fulfilment throughout their school life.

Our energetic communities perform a range of roles and responsibilities. Communities can involve mothers, fathers and past students to encourage boys in music, sports and the arts. Please scroll down for more information on each group and feel free to contact us for specific enquiries.


College Board

The College Board plays a crucial role in ensuring that all aspects of the school meet our values and mission and provide boys with the balanced and well rounded education they need for a fulfilled life.

  • Darryn Borg, Chairperson
  • Br Denis Moore, Principal
  • Paul Harris, Business Manager
  • Ray Bongiorno
  • Vince Colosimo
  • Craig Major
  • Neelesh Narayan
  • Justin Scott
  • Hellen Kelly
  • Ian Pollard
  • Ian Greenley

Parents of Parade (POP)

The Parents of Parade (POP) members are made up of current and past fathers, mothers even grandparents of Parade College students. POP get together with the aim of enhancing parent son relationships through organizing a number of events and supporting the college through out the year.


Art Show Committee

Past and present parents as well as staff give their time for a three-month period to promote the arts at Parade. This includes an Art Weekend which provides a showcase for student art and invites professional and amateur artists to exhibit their work.


Musical Production Committee

Parents, staff and students involved in the Music / Drama Faculty work to encourage Musical and Drama Productions which include the wider College Community and take responsibility for productions. Parents, old-boys and past production members assist in a range of ways to support the College Musical and other performance opportunities for the students.


Development Office

The office cultivates relationships with the wider Parade community, including past students, staff, parents and friends of the College. It also manages the overall marketing of the College, including our major open days and twilight open evenings, as well as all publicity, advertising, website, College events and special research.


Old Paradians’ Association

The Old Paradians’ Association (OPA) seeks to foster links with all past students, whose formative years were shaped at Parade College. Formally established in 1914, the OPA continues to foster alumni interest and goodwill by encouraging intellectual and emotional ties between Association members and their School – as a means of upholding the traditions in keeping with Parade’s famous tenet.

Contact: Tony De Bolfo – CEO
Tony.DeBolfo@parade.vic.edu.au
Ph: 9468 3301
Contact: Lewis Derrico – President
lewis@domas.com.au
Ph: 0401 525 502

Old Paradians Sports Clubs

Old Paradians Association Amateur Football Club Inc.
Contact: Mike Jolley – President
mike@jolley.net.au
Ph: 9300 3388

Old Paradians Cricket Club
Contact: Gary Hill – President
garyhill@westpac.com.au
Ph: 0457 509 644