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Not in north west Tassie

Not in north west Tassie

Opposition to fish farming around Tasmania has increased steadily in recent months, as proven by a Surf Not Salmon paddleout event hosted by Surfrider Tasmania on Sunday at Godfreys Beach. More than 200 people from across the north west attended the event, gathering in protest to potential fish farm developments off the coast of Stanley. Protestors travelled all the way from Marrawah and from...
Donation to fund equipment

Donation to fund equipment

The Smithton Rotary Club has kindly donated $2500 to fund upgrades to the play equipment at the Blackberry Inn. The equipment is being relocated to a more convenient and easier supervised location on the oval out the front of the facility, with the old spaced to be used for overflow parking. “They approached us, they saw that we had had the band and everything and that we had been advertising...
Future bright for young leader

Future bright for young leader

Smithton Boy Jacob Furphy has shown plenty of promise throughout his short career and it is paying dividends already, being named Captain of the Tasmanian Under 16s basketball team before the tournament was cancelled. Set to take place in Perth, the competition was thrown into jeopardy given the recent COVID-19 spike, with WA slowly shutting its borders to the various states, with teams...
Turbine proposal winds up community

Turbine proposal winds up community

Opponents of the Western Plains wind farm development have voted with their feet and their wheels, bringing tractors and boats in a visual protest against the project in Stanley last Tuesday. Developers Epuron had booked the Stanley Town Hall for a community drop-in session from 4-7pm on June 22, giving those concerned or interested an opportunity to swing by and learn more about the...
An eggscellent head for business

An eggscellent head for business

Deah Grey is an innovative 14 year old, forging a name for herself in the local community. Living on her family’s dairy farm at Edith Creek she has spent the last few months getting herself all set up with her own egg business. Deah had six chickens that were laying too many eggs for them to eat, so she was giving them away. “I decided I’d research what I would have to do to be able to...
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...

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