40 Years


Established in 1980, Redeemer Lutheran College is celebrating 40 years in 2020. Across this coming year, a range of events will be taking place to celebrate this special milestone in the life of the College as we honour the past and look to the future.

40th Anniversary Concert - Under the Stars!

Redeemer Lutheran College is excited to announce a COVID-Safe socially distanced 40th Anniversary Celebration Concert – ‘Under the Stars’ at Redeemer’s Fred Davey Oval on Tuesday 17 November from 6.00pm! 

This celebration event will be held immediately following the Valedictory Service on Tuesday 17 November 2020, which will this year be moving to a new earlier start time of 4.00pm, and concluding by 5.15pm.  While attendance within Redeemer Chapel will be restricted, a live-stream will be available via Facebook Live.

The Celebration Concert will commence at 6.00pm ready for a 6.15pm start, and will conclude by approximately 8.30pm.  

  • What: Redeemer’s 40th Anniversary Celebration Concert – Under the Stars!
  • Tuesday 17 November 2020
    • 5.30 - Gates open
    • 6.00pm - Guests seated
    • 6.15pm – Concert commences
    • 8.30pm - Conclusion
Proudly supported by the Redeemer Parents & Friends

COVID-Safe Requirements:

Thank you for interest in attending Redeemer's 40th Anniversary Celebration Concert. A reminder of our COVID-Safe Requirements and that if you are feeling unwell, you must stay at home.

  • Do you have any of the following: Fever, Cough, Sore Throat, Fatigue, Shortness of breath, positive test for COVID-19?
  • Have you been in direct contact with anyone who has travelled overseas or to any known COVID19 hot spots in the last 14 days?

If you have answered yes to any of the above, unfortunately, we will be unable to have you on campus for this event.

Whilst on campus, you agree that you will:

  • practise good hygiene (washing hands regularly, using hand sanitiser, etc.)
  • avoid physical contact with other people (no handshakes, hugs, etc.)
  • practice appropriate social distancing (1.5m between people)
  • cough or sneeze into a clean tissue or your elbow
  • follow the instructions of Redeemer staff.

What to bring:

  • A picnic blanket and/or chair
  • A picnic with non-alcoholic beverage (this is an alcohol-free event)
  • In case of rain – a poncho/rain jacket.

For noting:

  • Should you become ill on the day of the Concert, please do not attend. A full refund will be made available to you
  • Should you become ill at the Concert you agree that you will attend First Aid immediately
  • This is an alcohol-free event
  • There will be no food or drink sales at the event
  • Bubblers will be available to refill water bottles
  • Gates will open at 5.30pm. To avoid queuing please do not arrive before this time
  • Attendees will be required to stay with their ticketed group and within their designated area
  • Attendees will be required to remain 1.5 meters from other ticketed groups. Attendees will be asked to spread out should social distancing not be adhered to and attendees continue to disregard social distancing, they may be requested to leave
  • Attendees will follow all instructions from the COVID marshals and Redeemer staff on the evening
  • To ensure the College does not breach any copyright or privacy laws, attendees are requested to not record any of the concert.

Wet Weather and Cancellations:

  • Please note that in the event of wet weather, the 40th Anniversary Celebration Concert will still go ahead. We would recommend having a poncho available  and a camping chair (rather than a picnic blanket). Umbrellas will not be permitted. Refunds will not be issued for wet weather, and the event goes ahead. 
  • In the event of an electrical storm, there may be a need to cancel this event. In this situation, a decision would be made on the afternoon of the concert. 
  • Refunds will not be issued if you change your mind, or due to wet weather.

Please bring your ticket with you on the evening to assist with having you seated quickly.

Premiere Launch of Redeemer’s History Video Series

‘Honouring the Past, Looking to the Future’

We’re excited to announce the premiere launch of a special video series that has been produced, acknowledging Redeemer’s 40th Anniversary year.  The 3-part video series looks at the different eras of Redeemer, and interviews with each of our Principals over the past 40 years: Mr Robin Kleinschmidt (1980-2001), Dr Richard Hauser (2002-2008), Mr David Radke (2009-2016), and Mrs Tanya Crooks (2017-present). 

Each video will be premiered live on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/RedeemerLutheranCollege/live and on Redeemer’s YouTube Channel at: www.youtube.com/RedeemerLuthCollege

40th Anniversary Gala Dinner


It is with a great deal of disappointment that we announce to you that Redeemer’s much anticipated 40th Anniversary Gala Dinner has been cancelled.  

Due to COVID-Safe requirements, the function would only be able to proceed with limited guests, with no dancing or mingling permitted and guests to remain seated for the entire evening.

We had been overwhelmed by the number of people from our Redeemer family who had purchased tickets for this event, and we know that many of our Redeemer friends from over the past 40 years were dearly looking forward to this celebration event.

Refund Options available
As a valued ticket holder to Redeemer’s 40th Anniversary Gala Dinner, we would like to you offer you the following options:

  1. Donate: You may choose to donate your ticket price to the College Building Fund and receive a tax deductible receipt with all proceeds going towards Redeemer’s ‘Innovation Hub’ – the next major project as part of our Master Plan.  
  2. Refund: Request to receive a full refund of your Gala Dinner ticket purchases. 

To advise us of your preferred option please click here. For further details, please contact Redeemer’s Business Office on 07 3340 8808.

Official Sponsors

Redeemer Lutheran College gratefully acknowledges the generous support of our financial sponsors and supporters for Redeemer's 40th Anniversary Gala Dinner.  

Gold Sponsors:

Silver Sponsors:

Bronze Sponsors:

Supporters: Brisbane Chinese Language School, The Glen Hotel, Wine Press, GTO Plumbing Services

40th Anniversary Whole School Photograph

  • Thursday 23 July, 2020
  • A special P-12 whole school photograph of staff and students will be held on this day to commemorate our 40th anniversary year.

2020 Redeemer Alumni Reunions

Regretfully, our planned Redeemer Alumni Reunions have been cancelled for 2020. Stay tuned for details early in 2021.

  • 30 Year Reunion - Class of 1990
  • 20 Year Reunion - Class of 2000
  • 10 Year Reunion - Class of 2010

Flashback Friday

Reminisce and relive your Redeemer memories with our #FlashbackFriday feature every Friday morning at 7.00am on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/RedeemerLutheranCollege. Share your memories with your Facebook friends and see who you can recognise! We also have a dedicated Redeemer Alumni Facebook group where you can share your own memories.

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