Friday, 27 November 2020
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Hope and connection in Kingborough communities

While isolation plays havoc with the established face to face networks across Kingborough, it opens the opportunity for hyperlocal connections. Busy lifestyles, social media dependence and a lack of trust in those perceived as strangers can lead to a disconnection from our place-based community and our neighbours. Prior to the coronavirus pandemic there was already an epidemic of increased...
Bruny barred to Easter visitors

Bruny barred to Easter visitors

Police were patrolling holiday hotspots around Kingborough over the Easter break to ensure people continued doing the right thing to keep the community safe. Bruny Island, usually a popular destination for the community, was barred to non-residents. Visiting shacks for a short get away or making a day trip to the island was not allowed, with police officers on site at Kettering to question...
Rules help families navigate new world

Rules help families navigate new world

A Kingborough family have found a creative way to help children and families in the community process information about the coronavirus. Alex and Oliva Rule, with their mother Miriam, are creating a series of videos about adjusting to all the necessary changes in daily life and tracking their journey throughout the global pandemic. Focussing on the children’s adventures with their friend...
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Fortress Tasmania

The past week has seen further changes to the restrictions on movement and businesses throughout Kingborough as the total number of coronavirus infections grows. One of the most recent cases was a tour guide from the company who hosted two interstate visitors who were diagnosed upon their return home. More information about the locations exposed to the tour group can be found on page 4 of this...
Harder measures introduced as pandemic continues

Harder measures introduced as pandemic continues

Kingborough residents need to be aware that public gatherings of more than two people are no longer permitted as the COVID-19 pandemic brings the implementation of tighter restrictions on movement and face to face interactions.The move is a swift reduction from the previous cap of no more than 10 people, announced only a few days previously.The public has also been advised to stay home as much...
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Dru Point story walk

Families and individuals from Kingborough who have been taking in some fresh air along the nature walk in at Dru Point lately, may have come across a series of new signposts hosting colourful picture plates with a story. This is the result of an initiative carried out by the Kingston Library, with support from Kingborough Council and funded by the Tasmanian Community Fund. Called StoryWalk,...

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