Thursday, 21 March 2019
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Fields bloom purple delight in Margate

Fields bloom purple delight in Margate

As you drive towards Margate it is hard not to miss the beautiful purple fields of lavender blooming brightly at Essential Oils Tasmania’s (EOT), Brookfield Farm site. A favourite with locals and tourists, there is always an admirer photographing the flowers.This specialty crop is close to harvest, so time is running out to grab that snap.Simon Wells EOT CEO said “Brookfield Farm is a stunning...
Margate Primary Christmas singalong

Margate Primary Christmas singalong

Margate Primary School hosted its annual Christmas singalong on Thursday, December 13. Students enjoyed leading the crowd in singing some Aussie themed Christmas songs, and a great time was had by all.
Major boost for Bruny Island Health Service

Major boost for Bruny Island Health Service

Dr Bastian Seidel, former President of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and a well known and respected Tasmanian GP, and his team, have commenced practice at the Bruny Island Medical Centre for residents and visitors.  This move follows the Huon Medical Group signing a 10 year contract with the State Government to provide comprehensive GP services to the island...
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...

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