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News

ƵƬ is a vibrant community of students, staff, families, Old Scholars and volunteers. We produce a fortnightly Newsletter during term, featuring a variety of reports and stories from staff and student leaders in areas of administration, learning and curriculum, wellbeing, community and mission.

You'll find a selection of stories here, too, plus additional new items in between Newsletters. Your contribution and news is always welcome - please email publications@dominic.tas.edu.au


Liverpool Academy Partnership

ƵƬ is pleased to announce a new community partnership with Liverpool Football Club International Academy Australia. This new partnership marks the first school in Tasmania to offer an exclusive Liverpool FC Academy high-performance soccer school program. Liverpool FC International Academy’s presence at ƵƬ will also provide benefits to staff, Dominic Old Scholars and local coaches and trainers who will receive expert training and accreditation for the partnership. Please see the full article: /community/liverpool-academy-partnership

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Class of 1973 reunion

The Year 10 Class of 1973 celebrated their 50th anniversary at ƵƬ and Guilford Young College on Saturday 14 October. In 1972, before the formal amalgamation of Savio College, Holy Name, St John's Primary School and Savio Primary School, there had been some co-educational classes in the Senior matriculation classes.

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Old Scholars visit

​Football legend, Anthony (Andy) Lovell (1986) and family visited ƵƬ during the recent school holidays to enjoy the memories and show his wife and daughter where he went to school.

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DOSA Football Best & Fairest

At the DOSA Football Club Best & Fairest Awards, held at the Carlyle Hotel on 22 September 2023, President Todd Curtain didn’t want to dwell on the disappointments of the 2023 season. ‘There were some great games at the start of the year, and some unfortunate results and a cruel run of injuries that tested our depth, but there are a lot of exciting times ahead with this young group!’

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​Celebrating Teamwork and Green Spirit: The Remarkable Rubbish Relay!

We are excited to share the fantastic success of the recent Rubbish Relay event, an inspiring initiative brought to life by the dedicated members of our SRC Environmental Committee. This event not only promoted environmental awareness but also showcased the incredible teamwork and sportsmanship of our students.

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Springtime in Animal Husbandry

​It feels like spring in Animal Husbandry at the moment with the arrival of baby season. Our sheep have all lambed now and we have 15 happy and healthy lambs who are bouncing around the paddocks. The goats have all kidded this week with our mums Evie, Haley, and Tarraleah having 7 kids, 3 boys and 4 girls who are all getting to explore their new world

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First Nations Focus

This term, our Year 7-10 First Nations students embarked on an enriching journey during their recent visit to St Virgil’s College. Beyond exploration, this excursion became a platform for cultivating cultural knowledge and fostering connections.

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​Relic of Don Bosco Visit

As part of our celebration of 100 years of the arrival of Salesians in Australia this year at the College, we will next week host the visit of a ‘Relic of Don Bosco’ that has been touring Salesian schools and parishes over the past few weeks.

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Celebrating the Arts at Dominic

This week we saw the start of a series of showcases to celebrate the wonderful work ƵƬ students are engaging with in the Creative and Performing Arts areas starting with our Senior Drama Production ‘Bottom’s Dream’ directed by one of our Drama teachers, Dr Marty Crerar. It was amazing to see our Year 9 and 10 Drama students, along with participants from the co-curricular Drama Club showcase their talents to audiences this week.

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Class of 2013 Reunion

​On Saturday 5 August a great turn-out of students from Year 10 2013 celebrated their first 10-years reunion. They enjoyed refreshments and photos in the White House and loved their tour around the school, especially the old classrooms, courts and playground.

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