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Council contends for AFL centre

Council contends for AFL centre

Kingborough Council submitted a proposal for hosting the Tasmanian AFL High Performance Centre at the Twin Ovals complex on Wednesday, December 13.The proposal includes a comprehensive plan to enhance existing facilities, ensuring they meet the standards required by elite athletes.Kingborough Mayor Paula Wriedt said Council was excited to present the proposal to the State Government and...
Blackmans Bay brightens Christmas

Blackmans Bay brightens Christmas

Thanks to the generosity of Blackmans Bay Primary School (BBPS) students and families, Christmas will be brighter for locals in need.On December 7 and 8, BBPS students donated Christmas gifts, decorations and Christmas trees to place under the school's 'Giving Tree' for Jireh House women's refuge. Jireh House provides 24-hour crisis accommodation and support for local women and children made...
Mural, mural on the wall

Mural, mural on the wall

Blackmans Bay Primary School will be receiving a makeover with a $3000 community grant to create an extensive mural.The mural will cover a large, blank wall space spanning two classrooms that overlooks the school's courts and is visible to anyone who walks through the school grounds to or from the Opal Drive car park.Jamin Kluss has been commissioned to paint the mural.Jamin said he is excited...
New Kingston Primary playground

New Kingston Primary playground

Kingston Primary School officially opened their new playground on Thursday, December 7.Participants from the Aladdin play wrote a song that they performed for the opening titled "A whole new playground."The playground includes a sandpit, slide, cubby house, climbing wall and water feature.Students made the bunting to decorate the stage area for the opening.The site for the playground, a hill...
Kingston teacher joins fellowship

Kingston teacher joins fellowship

Kingston High School teacher Rosalie Hayek is one of six Tasmanian teachers to receive the prestigious Hardie Fellowship.The fellowship allows its recipients to pursue professional learning and tertiary study in the United States of America. Rosalie is an inclusive practice teacher and will be using this fellowship to investigate ways to develop trauma-informed skills in teachers and inclusive...
Kettering organisation in national partnership

Kettering organisation in national partnership

The Kettering-based Net Zero Channel (NZC) has been selected as one of the 10 community groups to partner with Rewiring Australia out of 75 applicants.The groups collaborated in an eight-week program that included workshops, training materials, resources and knowledge sharing. The program aims to support new or existing community groups who want to help their community transition from fossil...

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