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Young activist acknowledged

Young activist acknowledged

Up-and-comer Kelsey Williams has been acknowledged for her community spirit and Indigenous activism, being named Young Citizen of the Year at Circular Head Council’s Australia Day Awards. Kelsey has just completed year 10 at Smithton High School, in which she has been a member of the Student Executive Council and this past year has joined and been an active member of the Circular Head Youth...
Chris Retires

Chris Retires

Emmerton Park’s Chris Hyde enjoyed her last day of work at Emmerton Park on Friday after 14 years of service. Chris has been an employee of the aged care facility since the new premises opened on Senior Drive and she says there have been plenty of highlights along the way. Kristen Riley worked under the watchful eye of Chris last week as she prepared to transition into the role of Director...
Community agencies back tracks push

Community agencies back tracks push

Four relevant parties from Circular Head have penned a letter to state Premier Peter Gutwein regarding access and management of country in the region. The letter, signed by Circular Head Mayor Daryl Quilliam, Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation Chairperson Selina Colgrave, Brumby Hill Aboriginal Corporation Chairperson Graeme Heald and Arthur Pieman Conservation Area Management Committee...
Devil death-toll rising

Devil death-toll rising

Residents of northern Circular Head are fed up with the amount of roadkill on Montagu Road with 70 disease-free Tasmanian Devils killed by cars throughout 2021 and a further 11 found dead since the beginning of 2022. Numbers continue to climb despite virtual fencing having been installed along sections of the road. Circular Head Council were challenged on their protection of the animals at their...
Finally reunited

Finally reunited

When Salman Khan returned to Pakistan with his wife and two children in December of 2019, he was expecting they would all be back home together by the end of February. Instead, the family ended up separated for 20 months. Salman and his wife Anum had flown to Pakistan with their daughters Reham, who was three years old at the time and Zimal, who was 10 months old, to lodge paperwork for...
Last chance for Bec

Last chance for Bec

At the age of 22, Rebecca Krushka was officially diagnosed with relapsing remitting Multiple Sclerosis. She had travelled to Hobart to see her Neurologist for her results  after having extensive brain and spine scans. When the Doctor asked her to sit down, her heart sunk. The neurologist told Bec that she had been living with undiagnosed relapsing remitting multiple...

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