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Saltmarsh restoration

Saltmarsh restoration

Brown River Saltmarsh restoration efforts are progressing, with federal members of Parliament showing their support, meeting Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Dean Winter and council staff on site recently to discuss the project. In 2019, the Kingborough Council was successful in its application for a $20,000 grant to work on the area from the Communities Environment Program through Federal Member...
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National honour for Kingborough locals

Three Kingborough locals were among the four Tasmanians who were considered at the national level for Australian of the Year award honours in their respective categories on Monday, January 25. There were 33 finalists across the four award categories for 2021 including Australian of the Year, Senior Australian of the Year, Young Australian of the Year and Australia’s Local Hero including health...
Channel waterways inspire exciting collection of talent

Channel waterways inspire exciting collection of talent

Kingborough artists have put in a significant number of works towards the Arts Society Waterways exhibit, which opened on Friday, February 5 at the Long Gallery in Salamanca.The Art Society of Tasmania Inc (AST), now in its 138th year, holds the major ten-day selected art exhibition every two years and strives to promote the work of talented Tasmanian artists. This year focussing on the theme of...
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Historical unveiling at Gordon

New interpretation panels have been developed by the South Channel Ratepayer’s and Residents Association (SCRRA) to tell the story of the township of Gordon. The project aims to tell the story of the area’s Traditional Owners, the township’s early days and the devastating impact the 1967 bushfires had on Gordon. The interpretation panels will be unveiled at a short ceremony to be held at Three...
Recognising a day of mourning

Recognising a day of mourning

The Aboriginal flag was lowered to half-mast outside Kingborough Council chambers on January 26. Representatives of weetapoona Aboriginal Corporation (wAC) and South East Tasmania Corporation (SETAC) joined with the Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Dean Winter and Cr Gideon Cordover to acknowledge January 26 as a day of mourning for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Following a request...
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Playground marching toward completion

Progress is being made toward completion of the new playground in Kingston Park. Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Dean Winter expects the new playground to open in autumn. “We will have the playground ready to go in March,” Mayor Winter stated. “Things are progressing well, with contractors making good progress towards completion.  “The aim is to have the playground open to the public in early...

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