Friday, 18 October 2019
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Volunteers aid veterans

Volunteers aid veterans

Volunteers aid veterans Kingborough Council hosted a special afternoon tea on Wednesday, August 29 where council members and volunteers could meet with those involved with the Legacy program, including Legatees and widows of some of Kingborough’s servicemen.A moving address was given during the event by Mrs Annette Martin in memory of her husband, Legatee Peter Martin.Mrs Martin talked about...
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Rich heritage on display

Hobart College is marking the 150th anniversary of compulsory public education in Tasmania with the opening of a Heritage Room.Hobart College Principal Tracy Siedler said the aim of the Heritage Room is to share stories and photos of the past and celebrate the long and proud history of the school, which has had a real impact on the economic and social capital of the state.The room is rich with...
Douce has Lions pride

Douce has Lions pride

Kingborough Lion Keenan Douce is one of the lucky candidates under consideration by Football Tasmania for the final squad of 22 players that will face off against the Central Coast Mariners at the Darcy Street pre-season game on September 8.The Mariners will be in the state for four days and will play two pre-season trial matches in preparation for the Hyundai A-League 2019/20 season.Kingborough...
Marine milestone

Marine milestone

Australia’s first Marine Discovery Centre, Woodbridge has received a major upgrade just in time for the 40th birthday re-opening celebration held on Wednesday, August 21. Woodbridge school students and staff were in attendance along with Minister for Education and Training, Jeremy Rockliff who applauded the $900,000 investment by the State Government into the unique learning space. “These...
Atkinson retirement recount

Atkinson retirement recount

After serving the Kingborough community since 2014, Richard Atkinson announced his resignation from council on Monday, August 12, stating that he has taken a new position which is incompatible with the demands required for being a councillor. The State Electoral Commissioner has been advised and eligible candidates will be notified this week, with a recount for Mr Atkinson’s seat expected to be...
Dignity drive

Dignity drive

Volunteers for Share the Dignity are committed to helping end period poverty through the August Dignity Drive and encouraging all Kingborough residents to donate sanitary products to Share the Dignity via the collection boxes located at Woolworths and Terry White at Kingston Town and Woolworths and Big W at Channel Court. With women and young girls across Australia experiencing period poverty,...

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