Old and New Friends

It was a meeting of old and new friends at the GVFS 10 year celebration dinner held recently at The Davidson Restaurant. The connection between Geelong and East Timor has resulted in many partnerships and ongoing friendships, and we are incredibly proud of the work being taken up by the schools of Geelong. Education is... Continue Reading →

Join in our 10 Year Celebration!

2018 marks 10 years of the Geelong Viqueque Friendship Schools Group. Save the evening of May 3 and come along and join the celebration. You too have played a valuable part in this story and it's time to celebrate the connecting of the people of Geelong and Viqueque through education with a strong focus on... Continue Reading →

New Committee for 2016-2017

The recent Annual General meeting that was held at Clonard College saw a changing of the guard. We saw three highly committed committee members step down this year. Louise Madden, as Vice President, and Michael O'Donnell, as Secretary, have each  served six years on the committee. Louise has made huge contributions to our fundraising events,... Continue Reading →

Trivia Night – a great success!

The Trivia Night at St Joseph's College was a great success with over 250 people attending.  Special thanks must go to Rosemary Friend, Louise Madden and Peter Cannon for their leadership of the organising committee, without whose persistence and dedication the night could not have gone ahead. Whilst the official tally has yet to be... Continue Reading →

Attend the AGM

The Geelong Viqueque Friendship Schools Group Annual General Meeting is on at 7:00pm on Tuesday September 2.  The venue this year the Geelong High School in Ryrie Street, East Geelong. The special guest speaker is Mr Chris Loughnan from Deakin University. Chris is the Project Officer: Collaboration and Research Support in the School of Psychology... Continue Reading →

An Evening with the Friends of Viqueque

You are invited to an Evening with the Friends of Viqueque Special Guest: Ms Rae KINGSBURY, Victorian Honorary Consul Timor-Leste, Dromoland House, Pakington Street, Geelong West 6.00 pm -9.30 pm Friday March 28 Cost $45 (3 Course Meal, Drinks at bar prices) Ticket Sales: Rosemary Friend 0413008454, rosemaryf@sjc.vic.edu.au

Special Meeting

We are holding a special meeting of the Geelong-Viqueque Friendship Schools Inc. on Thursday November 14 at 4:00pm at The Geelong College Middle School 399 Aberdeen Street, Newtown. The purpose of the meeting is to comply with new Consumer Affairs Regulation and to expand the size of the committee. All interested people are welcome to... Continue Reading →

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