Family Bulletin #11

Family Bulletin #11 is now available. addition material community notes, Response to the Federal funding decision Government imposes unfair funding policy on Australia schools: funding national Catholic Schools Parents welcome assurances that low-fee Catholic Education would continue to be provided in Tasmania: funding parents

in the media …

A number of students and alumni have featured in the media for sports-related endeavours, recently. They include: Sharna Thompson (Year 11) starring for the Chargers women at the DEC;   Gobindraj Gill (GYC 2016), one of four Tasmanians chosen for the U/18 Australian boys’ hockey squad;   Jack Anders (Year 11) and Jesse Maple (GYC…

Towards national selection

Former GYC student and captain of the College hockey team (2015) Jack Welch continues his journey towards senior international selection. Jack is one of two Tasmanian players to have been named in an Australian development squad that sits just below the Kookaburras squad. According to the Mercury (Saturday 10 June), both players, Jack and Kurt Mackey,…

Stellar weekend for Maddy

Year 12 student Madeleine Fasnacht has returned to Tassie with two gold medals from three events at the national U/19 road championships held in Geelong at the weekend. Dubbed the two-wheeled rocket from Tasmania, Maddy has also been called a once-in-a-decade talent by Tasmanian Institute of Sport racing team coach David Walker, according to a report…

Federal funding fight

The next 48 hours are crucial for the outcome of Federal Government funding for education in Australia, according to the Director of the Tasmanian Catholic Education Office, Mr John Mula. In an email sent to all Tasmanian Catholic schools this afternoon, he said that an independent analysis of the Federal Government’s school funding policy completed by…