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Huntingfield Master Plan open for comment

Huntingfield Master Plan open for comment

The long anticipated Huntingfield Master Plan was released by the State Government on Wednesday, May 13, and an interactive, online map is now available where the community can offer feedback and comments on the proposed design. According to Minister for Housing, Roger Jaensch, the almost seven month delay in delivering the Master Plan was a result of several factors, including processing...
Rotary target fundraising shortfall for local charity

Rotary target fundraising shortfall for local charity

The Rotary Club of Kingston is donating $5000 to the Kingborough Helping Hands to assist in their anticipated $50,000 annual fundraising shortfall, due to COVID-19. This $5000 donation has already been matched by another $5000 from a Rotary Australia Compassionate Grants Committee (RACG), a fund available through the generous philanthropic donation from Dick Smith to Rotary Australia World...
Council budget online for comment

Council budget online for comment

  Kingborough Council’s draft 2020-21 budget is now open for public comment, having launched via the OurSay platform on Monday, May 11. Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Dean Winter said this year’s budget was probably one of the toughest in the organisation’s history. “The COVID-19 restrictions have led to an estimated $4 million underlying deficit next year for council, as it tries to juggle...
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Home Made inspiration strikes Kingborough  

Kingborough Council’s Home Made competition had nearly 30 young creatives enter their high-quality works from across Kingborough. “It was a privilege to judge all the creative and innovative submissions to the Home Made competition,” said Deputy Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Jo Westwood, who had the difficult task of choosing which submissions would receive prizes. “All the entries were of such a...
Don’t delay GP visits

Don’t delay GP visits

 General Practice Plus is urging the Kingborough community to look after their health and well-being by not delaying GP appointments because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr John Kruimink, who works out of the General Practice Plus clinic in Kingston Plaza, said many patients are putting off making an appointment, even for serious medical issues. “People with chest pain, wound infections,...
Fast track stalled in slow lane

Fast track stalled in slow lane

Almost seven months since the controversial land rezone for Huntingfield was approved, Kingborough residents are still awaiting a master plan for the development, despite an expected release date of October 2019.Independent Member for Nelson, Meg Webb MLC questioned the State Government on March 17 about the progress on the master plan, asking when this would be released for public consultation...

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