Schools and education in Tasmania

In 1868 Tasmania became the first state in Australia to introduce compulsory education.  Libraries Tasmania has an extensive collection of historical material about schools and their history.  These collections include historical films, photographs, school building plans, admission registers, teacher applications, inspector’s reports, yearbooks and published school histories.  This website gives easy access to these collections, showing how to use them and what you might look for when preparing to celebrate your school’s history.

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