Wednesday, 22 January 2020
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Hodgman resigns

Hodgman resigns

The resignation of Tasmanian Premier and Member for Franklin, the Honourable Will Hodgman MP, came as a surprise to many across the state including Kingborough residents who reside in his electorate. Making the announcement on Tuesday, January 14, Mr Hodgman has been involved in Tasmanian politics for 17 years, elected as a Member for Franklin in 2002 and serving as the leader of the Liberal...
Public input ousts paid parking

Public input ousts paid parking

Kingborough Council considered a report at their most recent meeting on Monday, January 13, recommending the introduction of paid parking to the new car park located in Skipper Lane, Kingston Park which will soon be replacing the current, temporary car park near the Kingborough Community Hub.The report recommended that a $5 fee be introduced for parking longer than three hours at the new...
Musical Theatre group debut at Fringe

Musical Theatre group debut at Fringe

The community theatre group, Kingborough Amateur Musical Society (KAMS), performed their first official show on Saturday, January 11 as part of the Fringe at the Edge of the World Festival. KAMS was formed in early 2019 with the aim of bringing community musical theatre to the Kingborough region and giving amateur performers a chance to develop their talents in a friendly, supportive...
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Kingborough award winners announced

Kingborough Council hosted its annual awards ceremony on Saturday, January 11 at the Kingborough Community Hub in Kingston, to recognise and celebrate residents who have made an outstanding contribution to the well-being of the Kingborough community. The Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Dean Winter presented the Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Community Group of the Year and a...
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Carols on the Village Green

The Channel community were able to celebrate the first event at the Woodbridge Village Green on Wednesday, December 18 with Carols by Twilight. “This is a milestone in the life of this exciting community asset,” event organiser Ann Dechaineux remarked. As the gathering settled into the small, stone-lined amphitheatre in anticipation of sharing Christmas spirit and song together, Ms Dechaineux...
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Bruny Island trains for better treatment

Bruny Island Community Health Centre hosted a team from CareFlight recently as they ran their Sick and Injured Kids in the Bush workshop. CareFlight runs accredited training for clinical specialists and a range of free education and training programs to build resilience in regional, rural and remote areas as well as providing aeromedical services.  The workshop included theoretical...

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