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Honour roll

Women. Members of the Circular Head community are invited to nominate women or women’s organisations for the Tasmanian Honour Roll of Women. The honour roll recognises exceptional women or women’s organisations that make a significant contribution to the community. Women from the Circular Head area who have previously been inducted onto the Honour Roll include: • …

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Proposal powers on

New. Plans to develop the Western Plains Wind Farm are propelling into a new stage. The project has plans for up to 13 wind turbines in Stanley, on the windy headland four kilometres north west of the town centre. These will connect to the Port Latta substation to supply renewable power to the National Electricity …

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Drought donation

Appeal. Circular Head Council has presented $4000 to the Red Cross to assist drought-stricken communities in New South Wales and Queensland. Council resolved to donate to the appeal at its August monthly meeting. “We spoke about the best thing to do and we wanted to make sure the money went to the people and we …

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Tallies takes the win

Accolade. Another awards ceremony, another opportunity for local success. Tall Timbers Tasmania has earned two mentions at the 2018 Tasmanian Hospitality Association Awards for Excellence. Starting the night by winning Best Marketed Establishment, Tall Timbers then went on to win the award in the Best Sports Bar category. Tall Timbers was also a finalist in …

2 weeks ago 0

Dame Enid

Tribute. Tuesday marked the 75th anniversary of the day Dame Enid Lyons became the first woman elected to the Australian House of Representatives. Senator Richard Colbeck paid tribute to the Smithton born politician who represented the seat of Darwin, the precursor to the seat of Braddon. “Dame Enid Lyons stands as a giant of Australian politics …

2 weeks ago 0

Back to back

Winning. Think Water Smithton knows how to do business. The local branch has been awarded the Australian Franchise of the Year for the second year running, at the annual Think Water Conference held in Fiji on August 8. The award recognises excellence in business, irrigation knowledge, customer service, and the willingness to go the extra …

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Premiership play

Juniors. Circular Head Netball Association’s Grand Final games were held in Smithton on Saturday in cold, wintery conditions. The Grade 3, 4, 5 roster began proceedings in a five game round-robin format. All players took to the courts with great enthusiasm to play competitively in what was a fantastic show of sportsmanship to end the …

1 month ago 0
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Veterans service

Guest. Circular Head will mark Vietnam Veterans Day this Saturday (August 18) with a service at Anzac Park in Smithton. The day commemorates all those who served and died in the Vietnam War. Locally, the Circular Head RSL WWI Centenary Committee welcomes guest speaker Stephen James Cocker OAM of Allens Rivulet. Growing up in Redpa …

1 month ago 0

Bigger and better

Woolnorth. Moon Lake has officially opened its newly upgraded $2.7 million Gums Dairy. The new fully automated modern dairy is set to significantly increase production on the dairy, and has the capacity to expand production into the future. Operations manager Hugo Avery said the completion of the dairy underlined Moon Lake’s ongoing confidence in the …

2 months ago 0

Vaccination for meningococcal

Free. The state government has extended the free vaccination program against meningococcal disease to every Tasmanian aged between six weeks and 20 years, those born from August 1, 1997. This cohort has been identified as the group at greatest risk of contracting and spreading the disease. Meningococcal disease is a rare but serious condition. Typically in …

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