Friday October 29, 2021
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Thirty up for Colleen

Thirty up for Colleen

Wells Waggons bus driver Colleen Hinds was commended for her 30 years of service to the industry at the Tasmanian Bus Conference in Hobart last week, despite having actually worked at the depot for 32 years. “It was actually my 30 year anniversary in 2019,” Colleen explained. “But Kimbra forgot to nominate me, and then they didn’t have a dinner in 2020, so I’m finally getting my certificate...
Roughing it for a cause

Roughing it for a cause

On any given night, while the majority of us are tucked up nice and warm in our beds there are over 8,000 people sleeping rough in improvised dwellings, tents or outdoors.  The majority of people facing homelessness are living in cars, on the couches of friends or family, or in overcrowded, temporary or unsuitable accommodation or caravan parks. This year Robbie Nicholson is making it his...
Therapeutic project displays history

Therapeutic project displays history

The Circular Head RSL Subbranch has benefited from a project completed by John Findlater Junior, who has spent the better part of a year working hard to turn one of the club’s plain timber tables into an iconic piece of local history. John, who makes replicas of service medals for the families of returned veterans, was in Circular Head to pick up some medals when he enquired about the...
District champions to take on state

District champions to take on state

The Circular Head Pony Club will take on the best of the state after being crowned district champions at the Prince Phillip Mounted Games in Inglis. Team member Elyse Poke gives us all the details. On May 16 Inglis Pony Club hosted the North West Prince Phillip Mounted Games. For Circular Head Pony Club the A division consisted of David Gardiner, Jemima Gardiner, Britney Arnold, Elyse Poke and...
Culture from the skies

Culture from the skies

Smithton High School students Kelsey Williams, Hunter Woolley and Ashton Monson along with youth mentor Selina Colgrave, Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation’s Luke Grey, Lesley and Ros Dick and Cheryl Marshall joined Claire and Dean from Aboriginal Heritage Tasmania on the trip of a lifetime recently, taking a helicopter flight into remote, untouched areas of the west coast to view aboriginal...
Working towards equality

Working towards equality

Last week young women from Project O in Smithton and Wynyard were working with former Australian of the Year and domestic violence campaigner Rosie Batty to develop skills in advocacy and agency. Project O is a primary prevention initiative which has run for six years in five states and territories, enabling young women to lead change in remote and disadvantaged communities affected by gender...

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