Old Cranbrookians of the Year

Anthony Abrahams (1962), lawyer and former Wallaby, is one of only four old Cranbrookians to have represented Australia in rugby. In his final year at Cranbrook, in 1962, Abrahams was selected for the School’s 1st XV and for the Combined Associated Schools’ 1st XV. At the University of Sydney, where he studied Arts/Law, his rugby career blossomed...
Jim Maxwell AM (1968) is one of Australia's best known cricket commentators, having broadcast for the ABC for over 40 years and covered 270 Test matches. He has also edited Australia’s longest running cricket publication, the ABC Cricket Magazine, since 1988. Outside the commentary box, he has served since 2009 as the president of the Primary Club...
The Hon Sir Laurence Street KCMG AC QC (1943) is one of Australia’s most distinguished jurists. Graduating in 1951 with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons), his career has been marked out by service and leadership not only within the realm of the law, but significantly to Cranbrook School and the wider community. Practicing extensively in equity, commercial...
Emeritus Professor Boris Schedvin (1954), BEc, PhD (Syd), Hon. DCom (Melb) is one of Australia’s most distinguished economic historians. He has had a brilliant career as a university teacher and administrator and as the author of major studies on Australian economic history, trade and science. Boris was Professor of Economic History at Melbourne...

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