Old Cranbrookians of the Year

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...
As a multi award winning actor, Garry McDonald AO (1965) is one of Australia’s best known and most admired actors. In 1973, McDonald first performed the character for which he would become best known, the gauche and inept local regional TV personality, Norman Gunston. In 1975 he revived the Gunston character for TV. The new series, The Norman...
James Halliday AM (1955) is acknowledged worldwide as a wine judge and is credited with a prolific output of definitive volumes regarding the wines and vineyards of Australia and New Zealand.   In his letter to James, confirming his nomination as Old Cranbrookian of the Year, the Headmaster, Jeremy Madin, wrote: "We are pleased to be able to...

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