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Voice for Circular Head

Labor. Re-elected Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay said she remained committed to doing the best job possible for the Circular Head community. “From back in 2016 when I first began campaigning it was clear there were a number of local issues in the district that needed addressing,” Ms Keay said on Wednesday. “I was …

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West mounts pressure on Saints

GNL. Tall Timbers Smithton Saints took on West Devonport at home this weekend. In what should have been an easier match for the Saints men, West came out firing to score early in the game and set the tone. The pressure was piled on the Saints defence for the majority of the game and mistakes …

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Ready, working generation

Stimulus. A new $3.9 million jobs package was announced last week during the Prime Minister’s visit to the north west. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the North-West Tasmania Job Ready Generation Package will ensure local workers have the skills they need to meet the growing and changing job demands in the region. The package will …

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Master of mooting

Event. Best not take on Natasha Perry unless you have the facts to back up your argument. Now in her fourth year at the University of Tasmania School of Law, Natasha joined her peers to take out top honours at a prestigious national mooting event. A moot is a mock judicial proceeding where students present …

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Temma track

ATV. A Turners Beach man, 42, was flown to hospital with non-life threatening injuries following an ATV crash on the Sandy Cape Track at Temma on Saturday. The crash, which occurred about 12.20pm, was attended by both police and ambulance personnel. “Due to the remoteness of the crash scene the Westpac rescue helicopter was tasked …

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Food appeal

Winter. At your next shop at Woolies in Smithton, you will have the opportunity to help deliver more food and groceries to families in need. Until Tuesday (July 24), Woolworths customers can add a $2 Foodbank token donation to their purchase. “At this time of the year we have families struggling to make ends meet, …

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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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Giants crumble

NWFL. The Greenham Tasmania Circular Head Giants registered a tumultuous defeat in the North West Football League on Saturday. Playing in Smithton, the side took on the Burnie Dockers who remain in the second spot on the ladder. In a low scoring first quarter, Circular Head held a three point lead at the quarter time …

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