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Edward Sianski

Born in Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany, Edward Sianski accompanied his parents to Australia in 1949 where they eventually settled in Tasmania. His brother Danny arrived 11 years later. Edward married Monica in 1972 and they have 3 children and 3 grandchildren. A trained primary school teacher and then teacher-librarian, he worked initially in state schools and was eventually employed by the Catholic Education Office for over 30 years. Before the onset of alcoholism, he acquired a Diploma of Teaching and in sobriety attained a BA (Hons), a Bachelor of Philosophy, a Diploma of Dementia Care and a Religious Education Certificate His dog, Wolfgang, has the Dogdorate. Edward is now retired and enjoys quality time with Monica, walking the dog and going to the gym among many other pursuits.