Dhirridhirri

Dhirridhirri

The little black and white birds seem to be the messengersUncle Laurie Nilsen Dhirridhirri is Gamillaraay for Willy wagtail.  This sculpture, created by Debbie Taylor Worley (a Gamillaraay woman), is dedicated to the memory of Laurie Nilsen, 1953 – 2020....
What Makes A Great School?

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 Schools Queensland What Parents Want 2018 Survey, revealed the top five reasons Queensland parents choose a school:...
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 good intentions? It’s not because we don’t care, it’s mostly because we are busy. Many of us are working full time, bringing up children, caring for older...
Climate Change Open Letter

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 is expressed in our curriculum, outdoor education program and many student environmental groups and initiatives....
University Myths Debunked

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 most universities, first year results contribute to your final grade point average (GPA). Your GPA is of...