Old Boy: Max Angus AM

This is the latest in our ongoing series of articles about former students of New Town High School, Hobart Technical High School and Hobart Junior Technical College. In this edition, we feature the late Max Angus AM. A prominent Australian artist, best known for his watercolour paintings of Tasmanian landscapes, Continue Reading

Old Boy: Don Reid

My time at Tech: a brief recollection. Following the Beer and Chat evening on 2nd August, Don kindly sent in his memories of school in the ‘good old days’. When my father returned from Service in WWII, he resumed employment with the Postmaster General’s Department and was posted to Gretna Continue Reading

Old Boy: George Goodwin

George Goodwin second from right with Harry Gilbert and prefects at Government House, February 2019. Our oldest old boy is George Goodwin, who turned 101 in 2019. George attended Hobart Junior Technical School, leaving in 1934. He joined the Royal Australian Air Force and trained as an Air-Frame Fitter. George Continue Reading