Monday, 30 March 2020
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Delivering kindness

Kingborough residents are stepping up to show their community spirit through the ongoing global pandemic. Emergency food relief is being made available to those isolating due to the COVID-19 pandemic (see page 3 for more details) and businesses across the municipality are introducing new delivery and pick-up options to also do what they can to help those practicing social distancing. Families...
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Preventative measures

Kingborough residents returning to Tasmania from mainland Australia or overseas will be required to self-isolate for 14 days after Premier of Tasmania, the Honourable Peter Gutwein MP, introduced a state of emergency on Thursday March 19. “This is a tough, but necessary decision to flatten the curve, putting Tasmanians’ health and wellbeing first,” said Premier Gutwein. “The quarantine period...
Coronavirus health recommendations

Coronavirus health recommendations

Kingborough residents who have recently travelled internationally are advised to make themselves aware of and follow public health recommendations about COVID-19. At the time of printing there were seven confirmed cases of coronavirus in Tasmania, all directly linked to people who have travelled overseas and risk to the general population is still being described as very low by Acting Director...
Cuts prompt launch of protest campaign

Cuts prompt launch of protest campaign

Announced at Taroona High School (pictured above) on Thursday, March 12, the Australian Education Union (AEU) has launched an advert protesting the proposed cuts to the education budget in Tasmania. AEU Tasmania Executive member and teacher David Genford spoke passionately against the cuts at the launch of the campaign, stating that the impact of reducing the funding to public schools will take...
Connecting Snug with safer walking and cycling pathways

Connecting Snug with safer walking and cycling pathways

Peter Gregory (pictured above) has very limited vision of approximately 25 per cent and can no longer drive, but that doesn’t stop him overcoming his safety concerns and walking into Snug from Lower Snug 3-4 times a week to buy the newspaper and go to the post office, the chemist or the doctor. Apart from having trouble judging distances to cars when crossing the road, Peter’s biggest problem...
Gymnasts ascend to international heights

Gymnasts ascend to international heights

Five Kingborough gymnasts were part of a six strong Kingborough Gymsports team which departed on Saturday, March 7 to compete in the Second Dutch Trampoline Open to be held in Alkmaar, the Netherlands over March 14 and 15. The Dutch Trampoline Open is an event sanctioned by the governing body of competitive gymnastics, the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG) and attracts trampoline...

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