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Climate Change Open Letter

Dear Everyone Think Globally and Act Locally Hillbrook began with a strong focus on sustainability and it has remained a vital part of our philosophy. It… Read More

Am I a good custodian of our land?

Friday 31 May 2019 was Hillbrook’s 32nd birthday and our Principal, Mr Geoff Newton, shared these words at our Foundation Day Celebration. *********************** “Today I would… Read More

Bye, Leisa. With love … your hair.

Bye, Leisa. With love, your hair …  Hillbrook’s Receptionist and Student Support superstar Leisa Bye is shaving her head at assembly on 26 April 2019 to… Read More

How Green is our Tuckshop?

How Green is our Tuckshop We truly believe everyone wants to be kinder to the environment, but just how many of us regularly stick with our… Read More

What Makes a Great School?

What do parents hope for when they send their children to high school? The 3Rs, yes, but what else do they want? The recently released Independent… Read More

Digital Access Pass on the ABC

On Safer Internet Day, Hillbrook launched its Digital Access Pass on ABC Radio Brisbane with the Head of Digital Education Mrs Miriam Scott. If you would… Read More

Uniform Shop has moved

The Uniform/Stationery shop has now moved in preparation for the buliding works due to commence in December. If you need to visit the shop, it is… Read More

QUT Awards 2018

Congratulations to Year 11 student Ryan Best for his amazing efforts and commitment to his studies in Engineering Technology this year. Ryan has impressively, attained A… Read More

School TV – Exam Stress

Exam Stress – Special Report Students in their final year of school are considered a high-risk group for depression and anxiety. Sleep deprivation, diet and social media are… Read More

Silver medal for Casey Atkins

Voted by her peers on the last day of school to be the most likely to win gold medal at the Olympics, Casey Atkins (Hillbrook 2016… Read More

Giddy Up!

Along with her horse, Gus, Hillbrook Year 7 student Alexis was among 600 students from schools across three states who competed in the Interschool Horse Extravaganza… Read More

University Myths Debunked

The Five Most Common University Myths Debunked There are popular myths about university study some of which are: First year uni doesn’t count – False. At… Read More

School TV – The Anxiety Issue

In term 3, we hosted an informal EAC Unplugged evening where parents in our school community were invited to come along and explore the topic of… Read More

Mooting Mentors

It was wonderful to see Hillbrook parent, lawyer and mooting coach Mark Boge and University of Southern Queensland lecturer and mentor Julie Copley attend our assembly… Read More

Excellence in Education Leadership

Congratulations to Hillbrook Principal Geoff Newton and teacher Tegan Baumgartwho have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to excellence in education at the 2018 Australian Council… Read More

School TV – The Sleep Issue

This month’s edition of SchoolTV is ‘Sleep’. Students today have extremely busy schedules, with ever increasing responsibilities at school and at home. Many kids, especially adolescents,… Read More

Athletics Carnival

Thank you to all our Sports Council Members, students and staff for their great efforts, without which the carnival would not have been so enthusiastic, happy… Read More

Champion Debaters

Congratulations to our Year 8-1 Debating Team, comprising of Bailey, Owen, Andreis and Josh, who have moved on to the finals of Queensland Debating Union (UDU)… Read More

Adspace Winners

Recently two teams of Hillbrook Year 12 students attended the annual Adspace competition held at QUT Gardens Point. Adspace is a marketing and advertising competition that… Read More

Hillbrook 2020

We are pleased to announce plans for Hillbrook 2020 that will support the future growth and development of our school. In consultation with BSPN Architecture, the… Read More

What is the future of Philosophy in Schools?

During the recent school holidays, we headed to the beautiful and historic city of Fremantle to represent Hillbrook at The Future of Philosophy in Schools 2018… Read More

Hillbrook in Action

Recently we welcomed more than 1,300 visitors to the school for our annual Hilbrook in Action – Open Day. Our guests had a very hands-on day… Read More

Theatresports Theatrics

Our Hillbrook “Hillbillies” have improv-ed up a storm advancing through to the Quarter Finals of the QLD Youth Theatresports Competition. Congratulations to the team, who did… Read More

Building plans a (virtual) reality

At the end of Term 2 Brisbane architects Brand + Slater dropped in to present a virtual reality fly around of the School Campus Master Plan… Read More


In June we had the great privilege of hosting some of Australia’s most talented creatives at our Authors@Hillbrook. This year’s literary event featured top literary talent… Read More

Mooting Victory

In Semester 1 our fabulous mooters tested their advocacy skills at the University of Southern Queensland’s Secondary Mooting Competition. Elijah and Jesse competed in a very… Read More

Total Recall at School Reunions

Earlier this year past students from the Class of 2008 and Class of 1998 enjoyed a blast from the past at their 10-Year and 20-Year Class… Read More
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