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Modelling good deeds

Competition. Annalise Monson has a dream to become the next Australian Supermodel of the Year. To get there, she has been working away at the modelling side of things and now looks to the community for their support. The 19-year-old Smithton local is asking people to back her by liking social media posts related to …

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Study. Rotary bursary open

Year 12 leavers and mature age students are invited to apply for the 2019 Rotary Bursary. The Rotary Club of Smithton fund offers $2500 to a student continuing their studies in Tasmania or a mature age student heading into further education. Selection will be based on need as well as interest and involvement in the …

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Perch to see penguins

Opening. Stanley’s new viewing platform is ready for use. The Parks and Wildlife Service project aims to reduce impacts on penguins by protecting nesting habitat while providing a better experience for visitors to the site. “Experiences for viewing native wildlife in their natural habitat are a key part of Tasmania’s tourism appeal,” says Adam Brooks, …

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Sounds of Emmerton Park

Radio. The familiar voice of Chris Morris echoes throughout the hallways of Emmerton Park every week. At a live broadcast with an audience of residents, staff, volunteers and visitors watching on, the volunteer radio host hit the airwaves for the 400th time last Tuesday. “This was the biggest sit down audience I ever had,” Chris …

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Take in the scenery

Explore. Stanley local Bruce Wooldrage takes pride in his backyard and exploring all it has to offer.  The 76-year-old is an advocate for enjoying the great outdoors, especially in your own region.  He often wanders Tatlows and Godfreys beaches, the streets of Stanley and the golf course in his afternoon strolls. The Nut State Reserve …

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Stanley remembers

Centenary. On the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice, Stanley joined the nation in remembering all who have served our country. Stanley Remembrance Day committee member Jo Lovell has written this piece to reflect on the day, where people paid their respects to the 84 Circular Head men who lost their lives in …

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Cattle ready for show

Agriculture. You can almost hear the sound of hooves as the 110th Circular Head Show approaches. This year the Stanley event welcomes a few new faces to the cattle competition. The Highlanders This is Craggy Island Highlands’ first year exhibiting at the show. While they’re based in Penna in the south, they will make the …

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Empowering young women

Positivity. A strong sense of self is worth aspiring to, something the I Am Project is helping locals achieve. An empowering initiative founded by Leanne Everett and Abbie Poke in 2016, the body positive and confidence movement has taken on a youth focus. The concept was adopted by Circular Head Council with Circular Head Aboriginal …

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Poppies in the park

Honour. A lasting tribute to World War I veterans stands tall at Anzac Park in Smithton. The Circular Head RSL World War I Centenary Committee unveiled a sculpture of poppies during the Remembrance Day service on Sunday November 11. The service marked the Centenary of Armistice which ended the First World War. “The poppy is …

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REMEMBRANCE DAY

Sunday November 11, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the First World War (1914-18). A Centenary of Armistice Service is being held at Anzac Park, Smithton this Sunday at 10.30am, with an opportunity for wreath laying. A service will also be held at the Stanley Cenotaph at 10.40am. At 5pm in …

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