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Drive-through donations

Local charity Tassie Mums is changing the way it works in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, operating a drive-through donation day at their Taroona headquarters.The drive-through donation event was the first held by the charity and was hailed as a great success by Tassie Mums volunteers.Founder and CEO Clair Harris said it was necessary to look at new ways of doing things going forward.“Like...
Students dive back into classrooms

Students dive back into classrooms

Kingborough students Kinder to Grade 6 and Years 11 and 12 were able to return to the classroom yesterday, Monday, May 25, as the State Government’s restrictions to stop the spread of coronavirus continue to be eased. Year 7 to 10 students are expected to resume face to face learning on Tuesday, June 9. Parents and carers with medically vulnerable children will still be supported through...
Huntingfield Master Plan open for comment

Huntingfield Master Plan open for comment

The long anticipated Huntingfield Master Plan was released by the State Government on Wednesday, May 13, and an interactive, online map is now available where the community can offer feedback and comments on the proposed design. According to Minister for Housing, Roger Jaensch, the almost seven month delay in delivering the Master Plan was a result of several factors, including processing...
Rotary target fundraising shortfall for local charity

Rotary target fundraising shortfall for local charity

The Rotary Club of Kingston is donating $5000 to the Kingborough Helping Hands to assist in their anticipated $50,000 annual fundraising shortfall, due to COVID-19. This $5000 donation has already been matched by another $5000 from a Rotary Australia Compassionate Grants Committee (RACG), a fund available through the generous philanthropic donation from Dick Smith to Rotary Australia World...
Council budget online for comment

Council budget online for comment

  Kingborough Council’s draft 2020-21 budget is now open for public comment, having launched via the OurSay platform on Monday, May 11. Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Dean Winter said this year’s budget was probably one of the toughest in the organisation’s history. “The COVID-19 restrictions have led to an estimated $4 million underlying deficit next year for council, as it tries to juggle...
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Home Made inspiration strikes Kingborough  

Kingborough Council’s Home Made competition had nearly 30 young creatives enter their high-quality works from across Kingborough. “It was a privilege to judge all the creative and innovative submissions to the Home Made competition,” said Deputy Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Jo Westwood, who had the difficult task of choosing which submissions would receive prizes. “All the entries were of such a...

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