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Young historians meet challenge

Young historians meet challenge

Two Kingborough students have been recognised among the state’s best young historians under the Tasmanian National History Challenge awards. The theme for this year’s competition was CONTESTED hiSTORIES, inviting students to focus on a key historical event, period, decision, individual or group with a contentious past. Claire Tyers from Calvin Christian School was named the winner of the...
Land sales approved

Land sales approved

Kingborough Council will go ahead with its plan to invest in playground upgrades after councillors voted to sell four parcels of disused land. A recent Council playground audit found that 36 of Kingborough’s 45 existing playgrounds do not meet community expectations, with upgrades required.  The land approved for sale included: 110 Channel Highway, Taroona; Lot 2 Mount Pleasant Road,...
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Inspiring individuals and Kingborough community heroes

Two of the three Kingborough residents nominated for a 2021 Tasmanian Australian of the Year award were named winners of their respective categories on Friday, October 30. Edna Pennicott of Kingborough Helping Hands (KHH) has been awarded the Tasmanian Australia’s Local Hero award and Brian Williams was recognised as Tasmania’s Senior Australian of the Year categories, the pair being lauded for...
Energy-neutral goal for students taking innovative climate action

Energy-neutral goal for students taking innovative climate action

Students at Tarremah Steiner School in Huntingfield have taken action to become energy-neutral. The school is on track to become the first energy-neutral school in Tasmania.  The group sought and received an interest-free loan of $70,000 from not-for-profit renewable energy fund, CORENA, to employ local solar provider, Powercom, to install solar panels. A 100 kilowatt solar system,...
SETAC expanded support strengthens health and heritage

SETAC expanded support strengthens health and heritage

The South East Tasmanian Aboriginal Corporation (SETAC) has extended its operations by opening a new primary health care centre in Kingston Beach on Friday, October 16. The organisation has been operating in Cygnet since 1992 and has been looking to establish a firmer foothold in the Kingborough area to better support the local Aboriginal community. Many members of SETAC, Elders, Parliament,...
Kingborough youths shaping the future

Kingborough youths shaping the future

The Commissioner for Children and Young People Leanne McLean recently launched Future Tasmania, a new digital magazine or zine which will feature vital contributions from Kingborough youths. Produced by the Commissioner’s CCYP Ambassadors, Future Tasmania features young Tasmanians’ views on policy issues important to them and is available online. “Despite the disruption of 2020, Tasmania’s...

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