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New bus for Bruny Island

Bruny Island residents will benefit from a new bus acquired by the Bruny Bowls and Community Club following a successful grant from the Tasmanian Community Fund.Club President Mick Baille, Member for Franklin, the Honourable Nic Street MP, Member for Franklin, the Honourable David O’Byrne MP and Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Dean Winter helped unveil the new community bus at Adventure Bay, Bruny...
Blackmans Bay protest for Planet A

Blackmans Bay protest for Planet A

Blackmans Bay Primary School students put their pencils down and picked up placards to participate in a Global Day of Climate Action on Friday, September 25. The Blackmans Bay students dressed in yellow and made signs showing their awareness and  support for tackling climate change. Blackmans Bay Primary School teacher Ms Hannah Briggs said Grade 6 students had been learning about...
Further Huntingfield controversy

Further Huntingfield controversy

Kingborough community members are dissatisfied with the State Government’s offering of community information sessions about the Huntingfield development, saying the two sessions feel like a divide and conquer tactic. Minister for Housing, the Honourable Roger Jaensch MP officially announced the times and dates of the sessions on Saturday, September 19. “With community consultation on the...
Fibre crafts bring joy

Fibre crafts bring joy

Kingborough’s University of the Third Age (U3A) Stitch, Knit and Chat group delivered more than three boxes of their handmade items to Ronald McDonald House in Hobart on September 14. Group leader Jaylene Seabrook said the group meets every week for a chat and craft catch-up, and all members of the group enjoy being creative. “It is extra special when we donate our pieces to a deserving...
Nervous debaters congratulated

Nervous debaters congratulated

Two teams of Kingston Primary School grade 6 students participated in their first inter-school debate on August 17, with both teams winning.After three weeks of training, Kingston Primary students debated students from Bellerive Primary and Princes Street Primary schools.The students debated whether learning from home was better than learning from school during the pandemic restriction...
Every white gum is critical

Every white gum is critical

The recovery team for the endangered forty-spotted pardalote met at the Kingborough Council Chambers on Thursday, September 3. The forty-spotted pardalote is a nationally endangered bird found mainly in the Kingborough and Huon municipalities but also Maria Island and Flinders Islands. There are less than two thousand birds surviving making it globally one of the rarest birds on the planet and...

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