Dr Ann Parker humbly says that receiving an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) last year is ‘a mystery’—yet a quick chat about her work as a doctor in remote Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory and volunteering in the Southern Highlands, and the mystery is...

It’s not easy being a teenage girl. Finding your identity, managing peer pressure, hormones, the demands of parents, teachers and social media can create a rollercoaster of emotions. Even with a loving family, a group of friends or the support of school staff, teenage girls...

Ascham Old Girl—Harrie Fasher (1995) Bushfires and a global pandemic have not stalled the trajectory of accomplished sculptor Harrie Fasher’s career. Harrie recently moved to Portland, NSW, becoming artist-in-residence at The Foundations. The move was followed by a successful exhibition of new figurative bronze and steel sculptures,...

We were delighted to receive the news last week that four of our HSC bodies of work have been selected for exhibition in next year’s ARTEXPRESS. Congratulations to Year 12 students Alexandra Cooke, Natalie Leroy, Phoebe Silverton and Phoebe Turner. Alexandra's work O.M.G. (Organisms Modified Genetically) will...

Ascham Old Girl—Bec Lorrimer (Class of 2001) Accomplished photographer Bec Lorrimer’s speciality is capturing the inner energy and personality of women: their experiences, expressions and perspectives and this skill has helped her build an incredible career from the ground up. In the early 2000s, before social media...

Ascham Old Girl—Greta Gertler Gold (Class of 1988) Greta and her husband were walking through a park in Brooklyn, New York with her three month old baby boy (Eben) and three year old daughter (Lila), when they got a call from a friend asking if they...

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