Overview

Development at St Philip's College has been ongoing so as to achieve the best facilities and opportunities for our students in regional Australia.

Year     

Event

 

 

1964-1965  

First buildings completed.

 

1989

St Philip's College becomes a school in its own right.

 

1995

Outback Achievers Appeal launched to raise funds for the construction of educational 
facilities needed to keep pace with the College's rapid growth rate.

 

1996

Building program starts - culminating with the opening of The Minnamurra Hall in 1998

 

1998

Launch of Outback Achievers' Annual Fund

 

1999

Opening of The John Blaiklock Wing.
Opening of The Sitzler Car Park

 

2000

Planning for four new classrooms to meet urgent need for space.

 

2000

Launch of Fred McKay Memorial Fund.

 

2001

Opening of the new classrooms - 'The Pavilion'

 

2001

Planning Fred McKay Education Centre (funded from Fred McKay Memorial Fund). Projected cost $1.4 million plus

 

2001

PM John Howard dedicates construction site for the Fred McKay Education Centre

 

2002

Construction of the Fred McKay Education Centre commences

 

2003

Opening of the Fred McKay Education Centre

 

2004

Opening of the Christopher Tudor Bi-centennial Resource Centre extension

 

2005

Planning of the Bush Chapel (gifted by the late John Blaiklock)

 

2006

Construction of the Swag Chapel commences

 

2006

Planning of the Bruce Reid Sports Centre

 

2007

Opening of the Swag Chapel

 

2008

Construction of the Bruce Reid Sports Centre commenced

 

2009

Construction of the Bruce Reid Sports completed

 

2009

Opening of the Fred McKay Museum

 

2012

Opening of the John Flynn Memorial Garden

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016             Opening of the Chris Tudor Centre
 

 

 

Like many Australian organisations, St Philip’s College has benefited enormously from the care, concern and kindness from many benefactors. Please click here to view current projects.

For further information about anything you have read in the Development section please contact:

Mrs Franca Frederiksen
Development Manager

St Philip's College
PO Box 33
Alice Springs NT 0871

Ph: (08) 8950 4577
After Hours: (08) 8952 2738
Fax (08) 8950 6212

Email: franca.frederiksen@stphilips.nt.edu.au