Launceston Church Grammar School, Tasmania

Zone d'identification



Forme autorisée du nom

Launceston Church Grammar School, Tasmania

Forme(s) parallèle(s) du nom

Autre(s) forme(s) du nom

  • DV Gunn Archives


  • Educational

Zone du contact





Adresse physique

36 Button Street, Mowbray Heights
Postal address: PO Box 136, Mowbray Heights 7248





Nom du pays

Code postal



03 6336 6000



Zone de description


Founded in 1846, Launceston Church Grammar School (Launceston Grammar) is an Anglican co-educational independent school catering for Early Learning through to Grade 12. The Boarding House can host up to 80 students from Grades 5 to 12.

Launceston Grammar amalgamated with Nathan's Launceston High School in 1913 and Broadland House Church of England Girls' Grammar School (BHS) in 1982.

As the longest continuously operating independent school in Australia, Launceston Grammar has buildings and property of heritage value. The DV Gunn Archives is the custodian of significant memorabilia - items that resonate with school and individual identity, and history.

Contexte géographique et culturel

Launceston Grammar is located in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. There are two Campuses and two sports grounds. Broadland Park playing field is the site of a colonial cemetery where many people are buried, including four First Fleeters.

The School is closely affiliated with the Old Launcestonians’ Association (OLA) and the Broadland House Old Girls’ Association (BHOGA).

Textes de référence

Structure administrative

The DV Gunn Archives is administered by the Director of the Community Engagement Team, and has a part-time Archives Curator.

Gestion des archives courantes et intermédiaires et politiques de collecte


The Heritage Listed War Memorial Chapel located at the Senior Campus is a significant building of value to the whole community. The building features striking stained glass and the narthex holds honour boards listing the names of Old Boys and Girls who have served Australia in many conflicts.

Broadland House is a Heritage Listed Georgian town house of rare rammed earth construction, and is now the administration block of the Junior Campus.


Records include photographs, memorabilia, publications, private papers of Launceston Church Grammar School, its staff, students, structure and community.
Quantity: 100m.

Instruments de recherche, guides et publications

Zone de l'accès

Heures d'ouverture

Open during term time, Tuesday to Thursday.

Conditions d'accès et d'utilisation

Access to the Archives is by appointment only, with at least one week’s notice, stating the purpose of research. Access to records not normally available to the public requires authorisation from the School Board of Management or Headmaster.


Zone des services offerts

Services d'aide à la recherche

General reference assistance available.

Services de reproduction

Copying services available for books, journals and papers.

Espaces publics

Zone du contrôle

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Identifiant du service d'archives

Règles et/ou conventions utilisées


Niveau de détail

Dates de production, de révision et de suppression

Revised 12 May 2018




Notes relatives à la mise à jour de la notice


Points d'accès

  • Éducation (Thematic area)
  • Built Environment (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Social Organisations and Activities (Thematic area)
  • Presse-papier

Contact principal

36 Button Street, Mowbray Heights Postal address: PO Box 136, Mowbray Heights 7248
Launceston, Tasmania 7248