Thursday, 01 October 2020
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Further Huntingfield controversy

Further Huntingfield controversy

Kingborough community members are dissatisfied with the State Government’s offering of community information sessions about the Huntingfield development, saying the two sessions feel like a divide and conquer tactic. Minister for Housing, the Honourable Roger Jaensch MP officially announced the times and dates of the sessions on Saturday, September 19. “With community consultation on the...
Fibre crafts bring joy

Fibre crafts bring joy

Kingborough’s University of the Third Age (U3A) Stitch, Knit and Chat group delivered more than three boxes of their handmade items to Ronald McDonald House in Hobart on September 14. Group leader Jaylene Seabrook said the group meets every week for a chat and craft catch-up, and all members of the group enjoy being creative. “It is extra special when we donate our pieces to a deserving...
Nervous debaters congratulated

Nervous debaters congratulated

Two teams of Kingston Primary School grade 6 students participated in their first inter-school debate on August 17, with both teams winning.After three weeks of training, Kingston Primary students debated students from Bellerive Primary and Princes Street Primary schools.The students debated whether learning from home was better than learning from school during the pandemic restriction...
Every white gum is critical

Every white gum is critical

The recovery team for the endangered forty-spotted pardalote met at the Kingborough Council Chambers on Thursday, September 3. The forty-spotted pardalote is a nationally endangered bird found mainly in the Kingborough and Huon municipalities but also Maria Island and Flinders Islands. There are less than two thousand birds surviving making it globally one of the rarest birds on the planet and...
Channel Highway Corridor Study Report released

Channel Highway Corridor Study Report released

The Channel Highway (Algona Road to Sandfly Road) Corridor Study Report has been released today, Tuesday September 8, by the Tasmanian Government. The Corridor Study was undertaken in response to the government’s commitment to review the junction at Howden Road, investigate safety concerns, and consider how the Channel Highway meets the current and future community needs over the next 20...
Astronomical fun

Astronomical fun

Kingston Library’s Young Einsteins program explored the theme ‘Deep Blue: Innovations for the future’ during National Science Week, from August 17 to 22. A grant from Inspiring Australia enabled the Kingborough Library to create take-home science packs filled with ocean themed activities. The science packs included; designing a compass, making a model boat, responsible fishing and saltwater...

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