Jelena Potpara's Stories

Jelena is a journalist at the Circular Head Chronicle. She started in 2012 and enjoys travel. Contact me.

Capturing coastal sights

Interest. Local landscapes have caught the eye of judges in the Australasia’s Top Emerging Photographers competition run by Capture magazine. Open to emerging photographers across the country and New Zealand, Gerard Anderson submitted his entry and was soon rewarded with a Highly Commended in the landscape category. His six photos showcase the Tarkine and one …

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Making the difference

Project. A group of passionate locals has met to talk about ways in which to reconnect disengaged learners in the community. Recently, Smithton LINC was granted $27,400 through the Department of State Growth’s Training and Work Pathways Program. The funding is to be used for the local Making the Difference project to promote positive impacts …

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Tarkine movie campaign

Petition. A petition to see the Tarkine world hertiage listed has over 62,000 signatures. The campaign, launched by American outdoor apparel company Patagonia last month, was presented through a short film called takayna. In partnership with the Bob Brown Foundation, the aim of the film is to raise awareness about the global significance of the Tarkine. …

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