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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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Club’s support

  Contribution. A cause close to the hearts of many players, Marrawah 50 and Over Cricket Club has donated $1500 to the Leukaemia Foundation.  It was February last year, Noel and Pauline Grey had recently returned from attending the McGrath Foundation’s Pink Test when Pauline received the news she had multiple myeloma, a cancer of …

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Life skills on the menu

Funding. Soon Seven Up Youth Centre will be cooking up a storm.  A place for youth to learn fundamental life skills and put this know-how to the test, the local youth centre has received a grant from Telstra through Vita Foundation to revamp its kitchen.  Former youth centre coordinator Adam Wilson, now at Telstra in …

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Getting to know the region

Politics. Labor Member for Braddon Anita Dow has an open door policy and a listening ear.  A former mayor of Burnie City Council, Ms Dow was elected as a Braddon MP at the state election in March last year.  Based in Burnie but travelling across the region on a regular basis, Ms Dow says she …

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Funds. Community small grants scheme

    Six local organisations will receive funding as part of round two of Circular Head Council’s Community Small Grants Scheme 2018-19. Circular Head Pony Club will utilise $4000 to upgrade show jumping equipment ahead of the Pony Club Association of Tasmania State Trials to be hosted by the club this year.  With $5000, Smithton …

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Arthur-Pieman open forum

  Ideas. The Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area Management Committee is seeking input from locals on the management of the local area.  Open to the public, a forum will be held on Monday January 28 at the Arthur River Fire Station from 11am.  Committee chair Lauchland Avery encouraged locals to head along to share their concerns, ideas …

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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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