New-look rural health services

Provider. Smithton’s Rural Health Tasmania will provide health services to four municipalities in the north west as part of a new rural primary health program funded through the federal government. Effective January 1, people with chronic conditions living in the Circular Head, Waratah-Wynyard, West Coast and King Island municipal will be able to access services …

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Less talk, more action

Challenge. Smithton triathlete Kelly Honess sure will make a splash when she attempts to swim an estimated 20 kilometres this Australia Day. The local athlete has challenged herself to swim from Stanley to Smithton on January 26 in a fundraising effort of the Splash for Cash committee. With a target of $10,000 in mind, sponsorship …

2 years ago

Fierce first games 

CHCA. When the 2016/17 Circular Head Cricket Association season resumes this Saturday, ladder leaders TC Blues One will clash with second placed Irishtown. Meanwhile third and fourth placed Forest Stanley and Marrawah One and fifth and sixth placed TC Blues Two and Marrawah Two will meet in Smithton. Following six rounds, TC Blues One has …

2 years ago
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Shaping the best

Study. Locals considering a career in the dairy or beef industries, or those wanting to upskill in their current role, may like the sound of a $12,000 scholarship to help them on their way. Applications are now open for the Greenham Agritas Scholarship for 2017, which grants one winner annually with the bursary towards formal …

2 years ago

Heroes, villains wanted

LINC. Tying in with the Summer Reading Club theme of ‘Heroes and Villains’, Smithton LINC is inviting local children to unleash their imaginations this summer. All ages are welcome to activities being held throughout the month of January, with children under six accompanied by an adult. On Monday January 9 make your own superhero costume …

2 years ago

Holiday fun!

Events. It’s summer and that means fun! Especially for the youth of Circular Head, who get to enjoy a blissful month of leisure time before starting their new school year. To add to the fun Circular Head Council, together with Circular Head Youth Leaders, has prepared a holiday program with something for everyone. A free …

2 years ago

Bushfire survey

Research. Participants are needed to take part in an online survey of community bushfire preparation and response in Tasmania. The research, undertaken by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre in partnership with CQUniversity, aims to improve community bushfire safety in Tasmania by collating the views and decisions of households living in areas at …

2 years ago
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Farewell Father Phil

Mass. Upon meeting Father Phillip McCormack, his caring nature, sense of humour and zest for life instantly welcome you. Fondly nicknamed “Father Smiley”, the local minister has touched the lives of many throughout his time in Circular Head. The son of Patrick and Gwenyth McCormack, Father Phil was born and raised at Kimberley in the Meander …

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