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St Brendan’s College Foundation Ltd (ACN 010 999 774)

St Brendan’s College Foundation Ltd is a not-for-profit company dedicated to supporting the development of St Brendan’s College and its students. Governed by a board of directors appointed by its members, the Foundation is a separate entity while remaining a controlled entity of the College. The College Principal serves as an ex-officio company director. The Foundation's accounts are audited by the College Auditor. The company is registered with the Australian Charities & Not-For-Profits Commission. The company’s constitution, annual returns, and audited financial statements can be viewed by typing the ABN 31 010 999 774 into the search field at the ACNC website.


The Foundation was established in 1989 in advance of the College Golden Jubilee and raised almost $1 million for the College until it suspended its activities in the 2010’s. Below is a list of directors of the company:

  1. John Francis McKenna (SBC 1960), 8 December 1989 to 12 March 2015
  2. John Lewis Fitchen, 8 December 1989 to 15 December 2006
  3. Mario Luigi Cresta, 8 December 1989 to 26 August 1999
  4. Brian Joseph Hooper, 8 December 1989 to 27 November 1997
  5. Edward Alfred Neville (SBC teacher), 8 December 1989 to 29 December 1995
  6. Kenneth Charles Dooley, 2 February 1992 to 12 March 2015
  7. Russell Searles (SBC 1962), 2 February 1992 to 26 August 1999
  8. John William Smith (SBC 1958), 17 September 1992 to 26 August 1999
  9. Peter William McKenna (SBC, 1965), 29 May 2007 to 12 March 2015

In 2015, responsibility for the company was handed to Cameron Wright (SBC 1986-88), Mark Boyd 1979-83, and Cale Dendle (1986-90) along with the College Principal. Since that time, the Foundation has focused its fundraising efforts on a series of events, including the inaugural Foundation Race Day, Foundation Golf Day, Foundation AGM Dinner, Ladies Night, Brisbane Sportsman’s Dinner, Old Boys XV vs Rockhampton Grammar Rugby Match, and regional Old Boy Dinners/Functions.

In April 2020, John McKenna (Founding Director and Chairman 1989 to 2015) was admitted as the Foundation’s first Life Member, followed by Ken Dooley (1992-2015) in April 2022.



Membership is encouraged for all SBC Old Boys, current and past parents, and friends of the College. The membership fees are as follows:

  • $20 per annum for Year 12 School Leavers
  • $100 per annum for members
  • $200 per annum family membership for up to four members.

 Members can now join and pay online securely.

Events Calendar:

SBC Old Boys and friends of the College are encouraged to get involved in the many events spearheaded by the Foundation. Information about past and upcoming events can be found at the SBC Old Boys' Foundation Facebook page:


For further information regarding the Foundation or membership, please contact Mark Boyd Chairman or Paul Oram Secretary at

Yes, I would like to join the SBC Old Boys Foundation.

Fees are set at: SBC Year 12 School Leavers - $20 on the year of graduation; SBC Old Boys over 25 & General Membership - $100 per annum. SBC Family Membership $200 per annum

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