News

Dominic College is a vibrant community of students, staff, families, old scholars and volunteers. We produce a weekly newsletter during term, usually available on a Friday afternoon, featuring a variety of reports and stories from staff and student leaders in areas of administration, teaching and learning, pastoral care 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 newsletter@dominic.tas.edu.au


COVID-19 PRINCIPAL'S UPDATE - FRIDAY 27 MARCH 2020

Today the Tasmanian Premier Peter Gutwein announced that families who are not essential workers can keep their children at home commencing this Monday 30 March. Please read an urgent update to all Dominic College families from Principal, Ms Beth Gilligan.

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Dominic Old Scholars Association update

​All physical activities of the Dominic Old Scholars Association have been cancelled or suspended by the DOSA Committee, as the community would expect.

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COVID19 - PRINCIPAL'S UPDATE 22 MARCH 2020

My gratitude to all families for your positive support of our College during this unprecedented phenomenon of the spread of the Coronavirus and its impact on communities. The landscape of this enormous situation, however, is rapidly changed by the day and by the hour.​

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COVID-19 Update from Dominic College Principal

Thank you to all families for your positive support of our College decisions undertaken in the light of the national and state directives for the management of the Coronavirus and its impact on communities. The health and safety of our students and staff are upmost in all decisions undertaken by the College Leadership Team. Decisions have today been confirmed to both support directives from our state government and health authorities and implement their advice to reduce the rate of spread in the wider community, while enabling quality teaching & learning to continue.

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Dominic DOSA Trivia Quiz Night cancelled

The Dominic DOSA Trivia Night Quiz scheduled for 27 March has been cancelled. With so many community and school events being cancelled or suspended the DOSA Committee felt there would be mixed feelings about supporting such an event, whatever people thought about risks.

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International Women's Day Breakfast 2020

Our annual International Women’s Day Breakfast was held this week in the College Savio Centre. This is a wonderful community event, celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. We were delighted to welcome our special guest speaker, Dr Joanna Vince, a Dominic College Old Scholar and UTAS Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations.

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Principal's Update - Coronavirus

Dominic College Principal, Ms Beth Gilligan, recently sent a letter to the College community to raise awareness of the Coronavirus and advise of the precautionary measures being taken at the College to prevent the risk of infection.

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Year 7, 2022 Information Evening

Dominic College Year 7, 2022 Information Evening is being held on Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 at 6.30pm in the Oratory Space. This evening is an opportunity for our current Year 5 students and prospective students and their families to see the facilities and subjects we have on offer.

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Dominic College's Odd Couple

The original odd couple, Oscar and Felix, have been rewritten and now Olive and Florence are the incompatible room-mates, forced to share an apartment and learn about the strains that domesticity can extract on even the strongest friendship.

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DOSA Football hosts Daisy for Round 1

DOSA Football Club have signed Dale Thomas to play a one off game for the Club in Round 1 of the Old Scholars Football Association roster.

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