Djaaliny – Community Learning Program

All Saints’ College is delighted to present Djaaliny – our community learning program. Launched in 2014, Djaaliny aims to provide the College and wider community with access to a range of local, national and international guest speakers and presenters across a variety of current and thought-provoking topics.

Djaaliny (Noongar for “flame”) creates the spark that lights a fire of curiosity, that kindles supportive partnerships and, importantly, flames lifelong learning.

Bookings open for each event one month prior. Please check regularly for updates on new event announcements.


Monday, 10 December 2018: 6.30pm – 8.00pm
Matthew Reilly
The Three Secret Cities

Dymocks Garden City and All Saints’ College are proud to present an evening with Matthew Reilly, the international best selling author, for the release of his new book The Three Secret Cities. Matthew will be in conversation with Barbara Horgan, followed by a Q&A from the audience, with an opportunity for book sales and book signing following the event.




Wednesday, 6 March – Thursday, 7 March 2019
David Price OBE
David is a global thought leader, learning futurist and author, specialising in how organisations learn, innovate and make themselves fit for the future.
He is a highly sought-after public speaker, entertaining and educating audiences around the world, in business, education and the public sector. His most recent book, OPEN: How We’ll Work, Live And Learn In The Future has been an Amazon best-seller since its publication and has recently been translated into Russian.
David is also a highly experienced trainer, having spent 20 years running workshops and masterclasses in people development, organisational learning, innovation strategies, as well as a host of training events for schools, colleges and universities.
In 2009, he was awarded the OBE for services to education, by Her Majesty The Queen.
He consults and advises corporations, governments and education leaders on preparing for future shifts in work, leisure and the digitally connected world. He is passionate about helping people fulfill their true potential, most notably by tackling the global epidemic of disengagement – in the workplace, and in formal education.
As a former professional musician, and a native of Jarrow in the North-East of England, David is used to travelling to find work, spending two-thirds of the year on the road. When he isn’t moving, he’s to be found in Leeds, in the UK.

Monday, 2 September 2019: 7.00pm – 8.30pm
Paul Dilion – Drug and Alcohol Research Training Australia 
Teenagers, Alcohol and Other Drugs (Parents of Years 10 -12)

Paul Dillon has been working in the area of drug education for the past 25 years. Through his own business, Drug and Alcohol Research and Training Australia (DARTA) he has been contracted by many agencies and organisations across the country to give regular updates on current drug trends within the community. He continues to work with many school communities across the country to ensure that they have access to good quality information and best practice drug education.

In recent years, he has worked extensively with a range of sporting organisations including the Australian Cricketers Association, the Rugby Union Players Association and the Football Federation of Australia to provide training workshops to elite athletes on a range of alcohol and other drug issues. In 2009 his best-selling book for parents was released titled ‘Teenagers, Alcohol and Drugs‘. With a broad knowledge of a range of content areas, Paul regularly provides media comment and is regarded as a key social commentator in Australia, appearing on a wide range of television programs including Sunrise, TODAY and The Project discussing topical issues.  Paul also had a regular spot on a national radio program on Triple J for seven years where he dealt with current youth drug issues. Paul also has a blog where he discusses topical issues of the day, as well as addressing some of the questions and queries he is regularly asked by those attending his presentations.