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Canberra Public Schools Alumni

Celebrating the Achievements of Our Past Students

Our public schools have produced many alumni and students who have gone on to be leaders in their chosen field or who have excelled in a diverse range of activities and professions in the ACT, around Australia and all over the world.

We celebrate the achievements of all of our past students. Here are just a few. We will continue to update this listing. If you know someone who attended an ACT public school who has gone on to excel in their chosen field we invite you to nominate them to be included in this listing. Just email us at:

A-Z Listing of our Alumni

Details of a range of past students are included in the A-Z listing. Browse the list of Alumni

Holly Diggle

Dance Teacher and Choreographer

Lauren Jackson

Professional Basketball Player

Hon Gough Whitlam

NAA: A8746, KN12/11/74/27
Prime Minister of Australia 1972-1975

Jamila Rizvi

Editor in Chief Mamamia Digital Network

Francis Owusu

Chief Executive Officer Kulture Break

Andrew Marlton

aka First Dog on the Moon Political Cartoonist

Emily Canning

Chief Financial Officer Australian Government Department of Human Services

Sam Prince

Medical Doctor, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

Karen Middleton

Chief Political Correspondent and Canberra Bureau Chief for SBS Television

Andrew Barr MLA

ACT Chief Minister

Katy Gallagher

Previously Senator for the ACT. Currently RSPCA Board Member

Matthew Aberline

Designer, photographer and image maker