Tuesday January 26, 2021
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Local businesses, paper  and progress group unite

Local businesses, paper and progress group unite

The Circular Head Chronicle and Tarkine Coast Progress Group have joined forces with Saputo Dairy Australia to develop an inclusive Christmas promotion that benefits both businesses and shoppers alike. A total of 25 businesses from the region are participating with more than $2,000 worth of prize money, generously donated by Saputo, to go to three lucky shoppers and five creative...
Service like no other

Service like no other

Sergeant Lee-Anne Walters has been awarded the national medal after 35 years of service, including more than 20 at the Smithton station.  The national medal is Australia’s most awarded civilian medal, given for 15 years of service, with a further clasp given for every 10 years thereafter. Lee-Anne completed her high school education with the goal in mind of becoming a vet, but the lack of...
Surprise honour for  passionate stalwart

Surprise honour for passionate stalwart

Jess O’Halloran has been involved with the Smithton Basketball Club since her eldest son, Nash, developed an interest in the sport six years ago. Every year since then, Jess has become more and more entrenched in the Club, taking on more roles each year as she spread herself far and wide. Now, she’s the Win TV Volunteer of the Year. “I was as surprised as anyone,” said Jess. This year Jess...
Driving positive change

Driving positive change

The inaugural Australian Olympic Change-Maker Virtual Summit held in September connected students and schools around Australia together in one major event. Hosted by Olympic Champion, Brooke Hanson OAM, the Summit celebrated each young leader nominated for this year’s Award and featured Olympians discussing leadership, being a positive force and overcoming challenges in creating...
Like grandfather, like grandson

Like grandfather, like grandson

Former Circular Head local Cole Vincent left Tasmania to study a Bachelor of Aviation at Swinburne University four years ago. Now a qualified commercial airline pilot, Cole briefly returned to Smithton to follow in his grandfathers footsteps, performing an impromptu landing at the Smithton airport. Having come home to Tasmania when Victoria went in to stage four lockdown Cole has been unable to...
Rural Health transitions to new space

Rural Health transitions to new space

In the six years that Rural Health Tasmania’s CEO Robert Waterman has been at the helm, the local community hub has grown 400 per cent. Now offering programs through 13 sites across the north west, and including Kind Island and the west coast, Rural Health have officially outgrown their Smithton premises and over the next couple of years will slowly transition to offer their programs across two...

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