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Fish farm fear fires up

Fish farm fear fires up

Concerned community members packed out the walls of the Stanley Town Hall to hear the thoughts of locals and experts in the field alike on Sunday afternoon at a meeting hosted by NWTAS for clean oceans. Peter George, of the Tasmanian Alliance for Marine Protection, was the first to speak. He shared his thoughts and shared the intentions of the TAMP getting involved with the group. “Our...
No treaty until unity

No treaty until unity

Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation has stated that they aren’t ready to sign a treaty until the Aboriginal community is unified across Tasmania. Currently issues with division plague the Indigenous community of Tasmania, with disagreements about the management of land received from handbacks, identity and the treatment of key artefacts such as petroglyphs causing debates across the...
Top ten per cent for Giggles

Top ten per cent for Giggles

Giggles Early Learning has been awarded a 9.2 rating as part of the KindiCare Excellence Awards for 2021, despite being unaware that they were in the running. “We didn’t enter, we just found out that we were third in the state,” Co-owner and Operator Linda Wooldrage laughed. Jandi Smith, Karen Dee, Janai Philpott, Dianne Ferguson, Jesse Jackson and Linda Wooldrage of Giggles early...
Once in a decade Guide honour

Once in a decade Guide honour

Smithton Girl Guide Francesca Backhouse is just the fourth guide based in Circular Head ever to be awarded the Queen’s Guide Award.  The Queen’s Guide is a prestigious guiding honour only distilled upon the most committed and engaged Guide’s across the world. To be eligible, Guides must complete a number of specific criteria, as well as the Gold Endeavour. “Basically the Queen’s Guide...
The player becomes the designer

The player becomes the designer

Jeremiah ‘Jez’ Walter grew up playing video games, and after moving to Hobart to chase a career as a web developer, he now finds himself on the other side of the screen. Jez first began tinkering with small, simple apps at home on the couch with some of his friends. A small group would get together for the weekend, come up with an idea and essentially write the entire program in a weekend...
Bomber named Lion of the year 

Bomber named Lion of the year 

Chris ‘Bomber’ Wells has been an integral part of the community forever, or so it seems. He always has a smile and a word for anyone and everyone. Chris has been a part of sporting groups both as a participant and an administrator, he has supported his children throughout their schooling and has been a member of service clubs, always engaged in helping community groups as well as many...

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