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


Top names for students in 2019

We have so many great students at Dominic College, but it is always fun to have a look at which names are most popular.

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Farewell to our 2019 Year 10 Students

​Congratulations to our Year 10 Class of 2019 who last week finished their compulsory secondary education at Dominic College. Throughout 2019, Year 10 have contributed to Dominic College being a home that welcomes through the strong friendships that were formed with each other, their younger peers and teachers based on genuine care and affection

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Hall of Achievement 2019

Two more distinguished old scholars have been inducted into Dominic College's Hall of Achievement, during the College's end of year awards ceremony, the Years 6-10 Awards. Prof Brett Williams (1987) and Dr Melanie Wuttke (1995) joined students, family, staff and guests for the awards ceremony and spoke to students about their life, their passions and their time at Dominic College.

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Christmas Eve Carols and Mass

​Everyone is invited to join our old scholars and families in the traditional Christmas Eve Carols and Mass in the Dominic College Chapel.

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Dominic College Fair 2019

Despite the occasional shower, the Dominic College Fair was a wonderful success again this year, attracting large crowds to the vibrant and popular event.

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International Men's Day Breakfast 2019

Dominic College hosted our annual International Men's Breakfast event in November, with guest speaker, Old Scholar - Class of 2007 and Carlton AFL Player Liam Jones.

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The Gift of a Mural

​2019 Year 10 Leavers have designed and gifted a beautiful mural to the College as a parting gesture in their last year. The mural project facilitated by Visual Arts Teacher Ms Audrey Durbridge, and the result of the students’ creative collaboration and planning throughout the year, is now installed in the College Chapel

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Asian Festival

What a wonderful week we have had in Kindergarten to Year 6, immersing ourselves in learning of various countries and people of Asia. Students made passports, and have been collecting stamps for their passports as they have participated in their learning journey.

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Dominic Community Fair P & F Update

Roll up, roll up, the Dominic College Community Fair is nearly here! Next week our Community Fair will be up and running! Our Fair committee has been working overtime this year to bring all students and parents the biggest and best Fair they can. This year’s line-up of stalls and entertainment is looking fabulous and I know that everyone who comes along will have an amazing time.

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Tasmanian Japanese Speech Contest 2019

​On Tuesday 22 October, 29 wonderful students of Japanese participated in the annual Tasmanian Japanese Speech Contest with over 300 students from over 30 schools around the state.

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