Sunday July 21, 2019
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Yeah, the boys

Yeah, the boys

The Smithton Sports Centre was built on community spirit, generosity and the volunteer efforts of the Smithton Boys Club.  In the early 1950s Smithton was a prosperous town boasting several timber mills, a cordial factory, a butter factory and a prominent agricultural industry.  Sporting clubs across the region were alive and thriving, with the Circular Head football and cricket...
The time is here!

The time is here!

Be among the first to dive into Smithton Wellbeing Indoor Recreation and Leisure centre this weekend.  The long awaited opening of Circular Head’s new pool is this Saturday.  Doors open at 8am when all ages will filter in with swimming togs and thongs on to check out the multi-million dollar development.  The facility includes a six-lane 25 metre pool, three-lane six by 12.5...
Scope out the sport

Scope out the sport

Come and check out Smithton Rifle Club this weekend.  Established in 1905, the rifle range retains most of the original infrastructure yet provides a place for club members to whet their skills.  “Prior to that there were a lot of ex-servicemen in the area,” says club president Bob Davies, of providing an outlet for people to hone their accuracy.  “The army paid five shillings...
Scouting for adventure

Scouting for adventure

 The Smithton Scouts are calling for the young and young at heart to enrol in their program for the year.  The club takes part in a range of indoor and outdoor activities to develop youngsters’ skills in leadership, teamwork and communication, and build confidence and resilience.  The Cubs program, catering for children aged eight to 11, has a massive year ahead planned with...
Discover our history

Discover our history

Embark on an adventure of historical discovery with Circular Head Heritage Centre.  Coinciding with the National Trust’s Australian Heritage Festival, the local event will be brimming with our region’s rich heritage.  Following the theme This Place Matters, delve into stories of Circular Head’s early settlement.  Learn old style spinning and weaving with Cindy Radford and watch...
Spirit carries on

Spirit carries on

For Warrant Officer 1 John Menhenick, the spirit of the Anzacs lives on in all Australians.  The Circular Head RSL World War I Centenary Committee hosted the Royal Australian Navy officer at Anzac Day services across the region on Thursday. In Smithton, Warrant Officer Menhenick spoke of the spirit and mateship born by the Anzacs.  “The origins of the Anzac legend and its...

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