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Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon Traralgon, Victoria

We are the oldest primary school in Traralgon and will celebrate 150 years in 2020. In 2013 we received a local history grant for the purposes of digitising and managing our collection of photographs and documents and for the purposes of publishing a school history.

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location
PO BOX 370 Traralgon Victoria 3844 (map)
phone
+61 +61351742055

Contact

Opening Hours

9:00am to 3:25pm

Entry Fee

N/a but an appointment is preferred via the school office

Location

30-44 Grey Street Traralgon Victoria

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Photos, documents, memorabilia relating to the history of the Grey Street Primary School, No. 3584, previously Traralgon State School No.1328 on Campbell Street, and Rural School No. 66

Significance

Oldest state school in Traralgon, due to celebrate 150 years in 2020

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Booklet - Pupil's Register / State Primary School No 3584, Traralgon Grey Street /

Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Plaque - Table Tennis Victoria

Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Inscriptions & Markings

2007 Victorian School Singles Championships All Victorian Finals. Primary Girls Winner

Plaque - VPSSA Zone Champion Girl's Tee-ball 2005

Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Plaque - LV Eisteddfod 2005 Second Place Primary/Preschool Vocal Group

Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Booklet - Pupil's Register / State Primary School No 3584; Traralgon Grey Street /

Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Plaque - Latrobe Valley Winners 2015 Netball - Girls

Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Book, spiral bound. - An alphabetical index to the / Register of / Traralgon P.S. 3584 / Grey Street / 1912- 2012 / P - Z.

Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

The database in alphabetical order was printed onto A3 pages for ease of reading and has laminated front and back covers.

Historical information

This transcription is organised alphabetically making it very ease when searching for family names and information. The columns include Register number, Name, DOB, Date of Admission, Name of Parent/Guardian, Residence of Parent/Guardian, Occupation of Parent/Guardian, School last attended and date, Last attendance and Destination.

Significance

There are 13420 pupils recorded in this transcription which covers 100 years of Education on the Grey Street site. This transcription set has been divided into 4 volumes for ease of handling.

Shield - 1945-1995, 50 Years since end of WW11. Lest We Forget

Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Plaque - LV Eisteddfod 2001 Third Place Recorder Ensemble Grey Street PS 3/4P

Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Cup - LV Zone Winter Round Robin 2008 Netball - Girls

Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

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Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

The Age newspaper report of 20 October 1960 on the Nobel Prize won jointly by Professors Macfarlane Burnet and Peter Medawar.

Historical information

Macfarlane Burnet and Peter Medawar's research into acquired immunological tolerance wins the Nobel Prize for Medicine.

Significance

Part of the collection held by Grey Street Primary School.

Plaque - LV Eisteddfod 1999 - First Place Percussion Bands Years 3,4,5 & 6 - Grey Street Primary School

Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

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Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Doctorate of Philosophy in Bacteriology awarded to Frank Macfarlane Burnet of the Lister Institute of Preventative Medicine by the University of London, 25 January 1928.

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Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Sir Macfarlane Burnet's Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England 1968.

Historical information

Awarded 14 November 1968

Significance

Another honor for Sir Mac Burnet, past pupil of Traralgon State School

Plaque - House Debating Competition

Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Inscriptions & Markings

Rob Wilson - King & Heath & Staff

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Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Young Mac Burnet, sister Doris and mother Hadassah with horse and buggy.

Historical information

Mac Burnet was born in Traralgon in 1899, his sister Doris in 1896.

Significance

Part of the collection held by Grey Street Primary School.

Shield - TPSSA

Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Inscriptions & Markings

Sponsored by the Shaw Family Grey St 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 St Michael's 2010

Trophy - LV Eisteddfod 1998 Primary School Ensemble 2nd Place

Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Shield - Australian Red Cross Society Victorian Division

Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Inscriptions & Markings

First Prize Section C, Copper Coin Round-up 1986

Plaque - Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal Service Aware

Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Inscriptions & Markings

Presented to the children of this school for their support of the Victorian School Children's Ward at the Royal Children's Hospital 1992 $294.00, 1993 $476.00, 1994 $ 450.00

Plaque - LV Division Summer Sports Basketball (Boys) 2011

Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Certificate - Participation in Latrobe Valley Rugby League Zone Championships 2001

Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Plaque - LV Eisteddfod 1996 Primary School Band First Place

Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Trophy - 1987 Great Copper Coin Roundup, Section C, 2nd Place

Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Trophy - LV Eisteddfod 2000

Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

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Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Frank Burnet (Senior) sitting on a grassy slope.

Historical information

Frank Burnet was manager of the Old Colonial Bank in Traralgon.

Significance

Frank Burnet is the father of Frank Macfarlane Burnet.

Pennant - School Sport Vctoria

Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Inscriptions & Markings

Gippsland Sports Region Runner Up Netball Primary Girls 2014

Shield - Cross Country Shield

Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Shield - Latrobe Valley Zone Winter Sports Netball (Girls)

Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Inscriptions & Markings

2005 Traralgon South, 2006 St Gabriel's, 2007 Stockdale Rd, 2008 Grey Street, 2009 Grey Street, 2010 St Michael's, 2011 Newborough East, 2012 Newborough East, 2013 Grey Street, 2014 Grey Street, 2015 Grey Street

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Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon , Traralgon

Family group portrait of Sir Macfarlane Burnet's mother Hadassah McKay and her parents, George Gilbert McKay and Hadassah Pollock.

Historical information

Sir Mac's mother and maternal grandparents. When he died in 1985 he was buried at the Tower Hill Cemetery, in the Western District, close to his McKay grandparents.

Significance

Part of the collection held by Grey Street Primary School.