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Future game changers

Environment. Local primary students were among the 300 visiting University of Tasmania to learn about forging a sustainable future.  Kids for Kids is an annual program that encourages and empowers the next generation to be game changers of the future. Coinciding with National Recycling Week (November 12-18), students were hands-on making beeswax wraps, identifying eucalypt …

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Australia Day ambassador

Event. Circular Head will welcome Australia Day Ambassador Robert Ravens to the January 26 celebrations next week.  The Circular Head Australia Day Awards evening will be held next Friday (January 25) before the 7BU Twilight on the Duck festivities the following day (Saturday January 26).  Community members will acknowledge winners of the Citizen of the …

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Top time at the show

Ag. The Circular Head Agricultural Society has finished off a top show season, now with sights set on the 111th Circular Head Show.  More than 3000 locals and visitors enjoyed the Stanley sun and a day out at the show in December, stopping by the agricultural events and exhibits, animal nursery, exhibition hall and many …

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Open. Sport grants

New grants to get communities moving are now open for applications. The Move It AUS – Participation Grants Program will deliver $28.9 million to sporting clubs and associations, with a focus on groups who are at risk of inactivity and non-participation.  The funding will allow sporting clubs to upgrade equipment and facilities in remote communities.  …

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Sharing old and new

Memories. Former Smithton High School students have gathered to mark half a century since their school days.   Of the students who enrolled in 1965 or left in 1968, 34 former pupils and 15 partners came together for the 50 year reunion.  “A tour of the school amazed most,” said former student Roxanne Grey (nee …

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Early learning plan

  Commitment. Labor will provide access to early learning at a younger age should the party win the next federal election.  Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay made the announcement at Circular Head Children’s Services in Smithton at the end of last year.  “From 2021, every three-year-old in Circular Head will be able to access …

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Swimming forward

Update. The Circular Head Community Wellbeing Centre is a step closer to operation with the appointment of former local Stephen Stone as centre manager.  Raised in Smithton, Stephen is a qualified exercise physiologist and will return to his roots to take on the role from February 4.  Belgravia Leisure will now be on the look …

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Study. Scholarship applications closing

    A Circular Head woman will start her university studies with the support of a scholarship from an empowering local organisation.  Applications for the Soroptimist International of Circular Head Scholarship close this Monday (January 14). The grant provides $2000 to a female student from Circular Head starting her tertiary studies.  Application forms are available …

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Open. Championship grants

The state government is encouraging eligible Tasmanian organisations to apply for funding to host a national or international championship event held before November 2019. “Not only will these events help boost the Tasmanian economy and visitor numbers, but it is also in line with our target of making Tasmania the healthiest state by 2025,” said …

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Grants. Supporting Tasmanian women

  Applications are open for the International Women’s Day 2019 Small Grants Program. This new state government program provides funding for local organisations across the state to run events on International Women’s Day on March 8. Organisations can apply for funding to assist with the cost of their event, which could be a morning tea, …

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