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Back to Dara Day

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All ex-students. teachers, families and friends are invited to the College on Saturday 28 October and revisit the school. Relive your memories as well as marvel at all the changes that have been made since you’ve been gone. Even if you left in the last few years, you’ll be amazed at what has been added […]

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College Fund-raiser huge success

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Over 180 people enjoyed a fascinating and informative tour through the history of ex-student Tim Kirk’s Clonakilla Wines last Friday night in support of the Br Dave Merrick Scholarship Fund, which was launched during the evening. Tim was hugely entertaining with his stories of both his days at Dara in the late 70s and 80s […]

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Ex-student wins 2017 Helpmann Award

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In some wonderful news, Lorina Gore (Class of 1995) won the award for Best Female Performer in a Supporting Role in an Opera at this year’s Helpmann Awards in Sydney. Lorina plays Roxana in Opera Australia’s production of “King Roger” which is currently on at the State Theatre in Melbourne. When she was here at […]

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Dara rugby players win national cup

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In a stunning 30-11 victory, the Daramalan-rich ACT Schoolboys rugby team today won the national competition, the first time in 30 years. Played in Sydney this morning (Saturday 8 July) the boys played their hearts out to beat Queensland to bring the trophy home for the first time since 1988, with that team led by […]

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Daramalan Jazz Band wins Gold at Eisteddfod

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Congratulations to the Daramalan College Jazz Band, whose professional performance at the ACT Eisteddfod last night, resulted in them taking out the top awards of the evening. Under the expert baton of Music teacher Michael Jackson, assisted by Michelle Coggan, they came away with the following Awards; Bands and Orchestras Division 2017 – Gold Award; The Kaaren Talty Encouragement Award; Open […]

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