Sunday, 22 September 2019
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Strong message in Climate Strike

Strong message in Climate Strike

A banner making event was hosted by the Tasmanian Young Greens on Friday, September 13 in preparation for the Climate Strike movement to be held on September 20.The climate strike, originally started by Swedish high school student Greta Thunberg, has grown into a global movement and is widening its reach to people of all ages. Tasmanian Young Greens Convenor, Bridget Verrier, said...
Kingborough Young Archies artists shine

Kingborough Young Archies artists shine

A student from Margate Primary School has won the prestigious Exhibition Hanger’s Award at the 2019 Young Archies Awards.  Modelled on the famous Archibald Prize, the Young Archies showcases the artistic talent of students from Kindergarten to Year 12 in government schools, providing them with a great opportunity to experience participation in an impressive art exhibition.Minister for the...
Landscapes by Merryn Day

Landscapes by Merryn Day

Throughout September and October, the Channel Museum at Margate is hosting a display of 31 landscape artworks assembled by local artist, Merryn Day; a 17-year-old currently in her final year of High School. Merryn has a tremendous passion for painting and her painting skills are self-taught.  For over five years Merryn has been working with acrylics and building-up an impressive skill...
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Huntingfield hits Parliament

The Housing Land Supply Order for Huntingfield, was tabled Tuesday, September 4 for the consideration of Parliament, with The State Government progressing the rezoning of more surplus government land to boost the supply of affordable housing in Tasmania. The fast-track rezoning of 69 hectares of publicly-owned land at Huntingfield, to allow for one of the largest and most dense subdivisions...
Volunteers aid veterans

Volunteers aid veterans

Volunteers aid veterans Kingborough Council hosted a special afternoon tea on Wednesday, August 29 where council members and volunteers could meet with those involved with the Legacy program, including Legatees and widows of some of Kingborough’s servicemen.A moving address was given during the event by Mrs Annette Martin in memory of her husband, Legatee Peter Martin.Mrs Martin talked about...
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Rich heritage on display

Hobart College is marking the 150th anniversary of compulsory public education in Tasmania with the opening of a Heritage Room.Hobart College Principal Tracy Siedler said the aim of the Heritage Room is to share stories and photos of the past and celebrate the long and proud history of the school, which has had a real impact on the economic and social capital of the state.The room is rich with...

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