Saturday, 11 July 2020
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Local News

Rock lobster industry in limbo

Rock lobster industry in limbo

Local fisherman have been left in the lurch after a halt on exports of crayfish to China during the height of the fishing season. The Chinese market is usually quite lucrative for locals selling the crustaceans, especially during the Lunar New Year celebrations, however the outbreak of the coronavirus in the Hubei province of China has left many local fishermen attempting to sell rock lobsters...
John Street upgrades complete

John Street upgrades complete

The upgrades taking place over the last several months in John Street have been a small part of the ongoing revitalisation of the Kingston CBD, in conjunction with the development of the Kingston Park precinct. New footpaths on both sides of the street, new kerbs, guttering and drainage systems have all been part of the road works as well as resurfacing the roadway itself. The project was...
Kingston Park playground progress

Kingston Park playground progress

Kingborough Council is starting to dig in, ready to create one of Tasmania’s best playgrounds. Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Dean Winter, was due to break ground today, Tuesday, January 28 on the first stage of this important community project which will begin the construction of the long-awaited play space and the community lawn. Mayor Winter, playground designers Playstreet and construction...
Dual awards for local pharmacy

Dual awards for local pharmacy

Pharmacy Manager Aimee de la Bere from Priceline Channel Court has been awarded the Pharmacist of the Year award for the Vic/Tas region, making her one of five candidates that will now be considered for the Australian Pharmacist of the Year. Along with the other five state level awardees, Ms de la Bere will be giving a presentation in March on the store operations, services and her role within...
Hodgman resigns

Hodgman resigns

The resignation of Tasmanian Premier and Member for Franklin, the Honourable Will Hodgman MP, came as a surprise to many across the state including Kingborough residents who reside in his electorate. Making the announcement on Tuesday, January 14, Mr Hodgman has been involved in Tasmanian politics for 17 years, elected as a Member for Franklin in 2002 and serving as the leader of the Liberal...
Public input ousts paid parking

Public input ousts paid parking

Kingborough Council considered a report at their most recent meeting on Monday, January 13, recommending the introduction of paid parking to the new car park located in Skipper Lane, Kingston Park which will soon be replacing the current, temporary car park near the Kingborough Community Hub.The report recommended that a $5 fee be introduced for parking longer than three hours at the new...

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