Former Students

1939

JACK SHEEDY:  John “Jack” Sheedy is a former AFL footballer and coach. He is considered one of the greatest WA footballers ever and is a member of both the Australian and West Australian Football Halls of Fame. He played 360 senior football matches, kicking 528 goals, and coached 272 games.  He attended what was then Richmond State School and Fremantle Boys’ School, captaining both schools’ football teams.

1942

SIR WILLIAM HESELTINE:  Private Secretary to the Sovereign – Queen Elizabeth II – from 1986 to 1990 and Private Secretary to Sir Robert Menzies, Prime Minister, from 1955 to 1959.  He joined the Royal Household as Assistant Press Secretary to the Queen in 1965.  He was educated at Richmond State School, Christ Church Grammar School and UWA.

1955

DARYL WILLIAMS:  Former Australian politician who was a member of the House of Representatives from 1993-2004 and Attorney General in the Howard Government from 1996-2003.  He attended Richmond State School, Perth Modern School and UWA before becoming a Rhodes Scholar.

1961

MARGARET AUSTIN (SPRY): Went on to Princess May School, became a hairdresser and married harness racing champion Lou Austin, who trained San Simeon.  As a couple Margaret and Lou achieved the highest awards in the Harness Racing industry.

2004

TAHNEE ATKINSON: Won Australia’s Next Top Model in 2009 and works as an international model.

2006

LUCY CLEMENTS: Established her own theatre company, New Ghosts, in 2014 which she has since used as a platform to create and produce new work. She has a number of theatre credits. Lucy attended JCCA and WAAPA after Richmond PS and has a Bachelor of Performing Arts.

2010

JACK CRAWFORD: Attended CBC Fremantle after Richmond PS and is loving life as a roof carpenter.

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