Wednesday, 12 December 2018
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Local young national historians

Local young national historians

Calvin Christian School student, James Tyers has been announced as the 2018 National Young Historian after winning the National Historian Challenge Competition in Canberra on Monday, December 3. James’ winning submission was a nine minute video about the 1966 decimalisation of the Australian Currency. He was able to demonstrate this change was a political, economic and social turning point,...
Art prize winner announced

Art prize winner announced

Abel Tasman Art Prize (ATAP) and exhibition was officially opened by the Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Dean Winter on Friday, November 30, which recognised emerging young artists across Tasmania. Katelyn Geard from Don College was announced as the overall winner for her graphite and charcoal drawing ‘Self Portrait’, which is from Katelyn’s 2018 Art Studio Practice series “The Condition and The...
Developer announced

Developer announced

The Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Dean Winter, has today announced Traders In Purple Pty Ltd as the successful partner to deliver the Kingston Park project. The partnership will result in a boost to the Kingborough economy of up to $300m over the next eight years, provide up to 360 residential tenancies and stimulate up to 1000 new jobs.The development includes a mix of low, medium, and highdensity...
Tarremah students take action on climate change

Tarremah students take action on climate change

Senior students at Tarremah Steiner School raised money and awareness about climate change at the School's fair on Sunday, November 11. The students call themselves The Susteinerbles and made beeswax wraps to sell at the fair.They sold out within the first few hours.The Susteinerbles meet once a week to discuss issues and consider their approach towards making Tarremah more environmentally...
Channel volunteers lend a hand to help save endangered parrot

Channel volunteers lend a hand to help save endangered parrot

Kingborough volunteers and businesses have combined their skills to create new nesting boxes for the endangered orange-bellied parrot. Volunteers from the Channel Men’s Shed helped to fabricate 44 nesting boxes for use over the next two breeding seasons.The boxes will be located at the orange-bellied parrot captive breeding facilities at Five Mile Beach and Taroona managed by the Department of...
We shall not forget

We shall not forget

Kingston Beach RSL Sub-Branch and Taroona Ex Services Club were two of many Remembrance Day services held around the nation on Sunday, November 11, marking 100 years since the end of the First World War.The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month attained a special significance in the post-war years.The moment when hostilities ceased on the Western Front became universally associated with...

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