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Concern growing steadily

Concern growing steadily

Opposition towards UPC\AC Renewables Renewable Energy Park for Robbins Island has grown louder yet again over the weekend, with a community rally at the Montagu Campground attracting locals from all over Circular Head despite dreary weather. The rally was organised by the Circular Head Coastal Awareness Network who have been the vocal opposition to the project since 2019. Though the...
Forty years in flames

Forty years in flames

Russell Barker is a charter member of the Hellyer Brigade, and over his 40 years has seen fire fighting methods change dramatically. “When I first started all we had was beaters to bash the flames out and knapsacks,” he said. The equipment was less than ideal, with the beaters being made up of sticks with leather scraps on the end, with firefighters flapping the sticks at the flames in the...
Kerrie escapes her desk

Kerrie escapes her desk

Kerrie Fraser began her tenure at Kingston Bros 50 years ago, and has given 48 years of service in her time since. After leaving school in 1971 Kerrie picked up a job in the office at Kingston’s working alongside Shirley Cameron as she picked up the basics of running the books of the business. “When I started they had me on one of those real old manual accounting machines that take up half the...
Finding the perfect wave

Finding the perfect wave

Sarah Prior fell in love with Marrawah the second she saw it. Originally hailing from Northern California Sarah has lived all over the world, calling Marrawah home since 2007. First hitting the surf scene at 17, Sarah says she was a latecomer to the water having lived in forested  and rural areas growing up. Moving to Santa Barbara with a friend Sarah fell in love with the ocean and so...
Preparation underway for games

Preparation underway for games

The Circular Head Pony Club has assembled its team for the Prince Phillip Mounted Games north west zone competition set to be held in Inglis in mid May. The games consists of a number of different games and disciplines completed by the team in competition with other clubs, and is hotly contested each year. This season the club heads into the contest with one of its stronger teams to date, with...
Sparking national conversations

Sparking national conversations

Circular Head local Tessa Moodie is putting Circular Head, Tasmania and the courage of all survivors of family violence on the national map. From an early background of family violence Tessa has grown as a survivor to become a voice for those waiting to be heard. Tessa works as the Project Coordinator for Engender Equality Advocates for Change, initially starting out as an Advocate for Change...

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