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Refuge tourism partnership takes flight

Refuge tourism partnership takes flight

The State Government recognises with increased visitor activity, there must be hard work to ensure the protection of what makes our state a premium destination for visitors.Premier Will Hodgman welcomed a new, unique partnership between Tourism Tasmania and global travel company, Abercrombie & Kent (A&K), which will support the work of Tasmania’s Raptor Refuge.The Refuge is a...
Kingston Health Centre officially opened

Kingston Health Centre officially opened

The new Kingston Health Centre was officially opened on Wednesday, May 8, by the Premier, Will Hodgman and Health Minister, Michael Ferguson.After a plaque was unveiled, the Premier and Minister toured the fit for purpose, modern and contemporary facility.Providing vital care closer to home for thousands of Kingborough residents the government said it will take pressure off the hospitals,...
Margate sewage treatment plant decommissioned

Margate sewage treatment plant decommissioned

Pictured, TasWater Project Supervisor Garry Barwick overseeing the concrete pour of the emergency retention basin at the new Margate Sewage Pump Station. (PS) A newly installed pump station and the construction of emergency retention storages at the Margate sewage treatment plant has enabled TasWater to close down the facility which has been in operation for decades.From now, all sewage...
Targa in town

Targa in town

Pictured, Paul Stokell accomplished his first outright victory and Dutton Garage GT2 class win at the event after negotiating six days of some of the fiercest tarmac rally competition in the world. (PS Angryman Photography) Highly decorated former circuit racer Paul Stokell conquered Targa Tasmania. Stokell accomplished his first outright victory and Dutton Garage GT2 class win at the...
Southern Open Table Tennis Championships

Southern Open Table Tennis Championships

Pictured, Nick Sakov competes in the Southern Open Table Tennis Championships. (PS Carolyn Whitehouse) The 69th Southern Open Table Tennis Championships were hosted by the Southern Tasmanian Table Tennis Association (STTTA) on Saturday, May 4, at the Kingborough Sports Centre. The full day championships saw entries from 66 participants, with players from at least five different clubs travelling...
It’s Mario time

It’s Mario time

A new entertainment venture has been proposed for the local area.An application for planning approval was lodged with the Kingborough Council for a multi-million dollar go kart circuit based on the Nintendo Mario Kart game.Largely solar powered, the complex would have both an outdoor and indoor track including pit areas, at the old K & D Trade building site at Mertonvale Circuit in...

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