Challenging drought

Appeal. Circular Head Council has challenged Local Government Association of Tasmania councils to match its donation to drought stricken communities. At the local monthly meeting last Thursday, councillors voted unanimously to contribute $4000 to the Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery Appeal. Council also put the call out to local community groups and businesses …

3 months ago 0

Cr concerned for motorists’ visibility

Issue. Circular Head Council will seek support from the Local Government Association of Tasmania to lobby Minister for Infrastructure Rene Hidding for improved roadside vegetation management on state roads. In presenting the motion at Thursday’s monthly meeting, Councillor John Oldaker labelled the management “appalling” and expressed safety concerns for motorists and property owners. “It’s a …

2 years ago

Bug’s big award

Project. Circular Head’s ‘Reading Bug Egg’ has been recognised on a state level, winning an award in the 2016 Local Government Awards for Excellence. The project, which aimed to encourage reading and a love of stories among children, was the winner in the ‘Delivering Excellence – Smaller Councils’ category. The award was presented to Circular …

2 years ago
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LGAT meeting

Update. Circular Head Council’s stance on land hand-backs was not supported by other councils in the state at the Local Government Association of Tasmania meeting last Wednesday. The council put forth a motion asking the state government not to proceed with land hand-backs or dual naming without consulting local communities first. Rationale included concerns of …

3 years ago