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Changing consent education

Changing consent education

Circus Studio Owner and SASS Educator Adie Delaney provided spectacular visuals alongside interviews about presenting one of the newest TED talks at the Kingborough Sports Centre on Friday, December 4. A Primary Prevention Educator with the Sexual Assault Support Service (SASS) Ms Delaney’s TED talk focused on consent. “I was drawn to TED because their tagline is “Ideas worth spreading” and I...
Exotic entourage reaches Longley watering hole

Exotic entourage reaches Longley watering hole

In an unexpected sight for Longley locals, John Elliott arrived at the Longley International Hotel on Friday afternoon with his five camels and his red heeler-dingo cross Rusty. Mr Elliott arrived in Longley after walking down from Ferntree as part of a nationwide tour to raise awareness about skin cancer. Deciding there was more to life than making money, the former Perth, W.A. businessman...
Blackmans Bay brightens Christmas day

Blackmans Bay brightens Christmas day

Thanks to the generosity of Blackmans Bay Primary students and families, Christmas will be brighter for locals in need. On November 26, Blackmans Bay Primary School held a charity Uniform Free Day. In exchange for wearing casual clothes to school, students were asked to bring a gift or gold coin to be donated to Jireh House women's refuge. Jireh House, 24-hour crisis accommodation, provides...
Award-winning community hub reopens

Award-winning community hub reopens

Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Dean Winter, is thrilled to announce the reopening of the Kingborough Community Hub.“I’m delighted that our premier venue is reopening to the public,” Mayor Winter said.“With the backdrop of kunanyi/Mt Wellington, Whitewater Creek and soon to be the best playground in Tasmania, the Hub is a unique andflexible space for all sorts of meetings, activities and events....
Boldly going to bald

Boldly going to bald

Local mechanic and volunteer fire fighter, Felicity Oates took a bold step towards a cure for blood cancer recently when she shaved her hair for the World’s Greatest Shave. Shaving all her hair off was a simple decision for Felicity, who lost her grandmother earlier this year and was determined to raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation.The World’s Greatest Shave aims to raise vital funds to...
Prayers for peace and wisdom

Prayers for peace and wisdom

Remembrance Day wreath laying ceremonies were held in Kingston and Taroona on the 11th hour of the 11th day of November to honour those who served Australia and lost their lives in war and peacekeeping activities.The Taroona community, including veterans, ex-services families, local school representatives, local scouts, Australian Defence personnel and dignitaries gathered for the commemorative...

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