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Hidden Histories of the Orphan Schools

On 25 March 2023, Her Excellency the Honourable Barbara Baker AC Governor of Tasmania launched the book Hidden Histories of the Orphan Schools.

This significant publication was edited by Dianne Snowden and includes chapters by a range of authors.

The book is available from Fullers (Hobart) and Cracked and Spineless (Hobart) and will be available from Petrarch's (Launceston).

You can also obtain a copy direct from the Friends of the Orphan Schools ($45.00 plus postage) by emailing them at

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