Friday, 18 October 2019
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White Label brings new phase of Tasmanian whiskey to Kingborough

White Label Distillery held their official launch on Friday, September 20, ushering in an exciting new phase for Tasmanian whisky production in the state. The company has opened the way to significant increases in volume and opportunities for export by offering the first Tasmanian ‘contract only’ single malt whisky distillery, established to craft spirit for individuals or businesses looking to...
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Controversial Huntingfield rezone passes Parliament

 The Huntingfield development moved to the next stage of progress when it passed through the Upper House on Tuesday, September 17 after over seven hours of debate among Legislative Council members.Minister for Housing Roger Jaensch said, “The Huntingfield site rezoning process has passed Parliament and will now proceed to the detailed master planning stage and assessment through the normal...
Strong message in Climate Strike

Strong message in Climate Strike

A banner making event was hosted by the Tasmanian Young Greens on Friday, September 13 in preparation for the Climate Strike movement to be held on September 20.The climate strike, originally started by Swedish high school student Greta Thunberg, has grown into a global movement and is widening its reach to people of all ages. Tasmanian Young Greens Convenor, Bridget Verrier, said...
Kingborough Young Archies artists shine

Kingborough Young Archies artists shine

A student from Margate Primary School has won the prestigious Exhibition Hanger’s Award at the 2019 Young Archies Awards.  Modelled on the famous Archibald Prize, the Young Archies showcases the artistic talent of students from Kindergarten to Year 12 in government schools, providing them with a great opportunity to experience participation in an impressive art exhibition.Minister for the...
Landscapes by Merryn Day

Landscapes by Merryn Day

Throughout September and October, the Channel Museum at Margate is hosting a display of 31 landscape artworks assembled by local artist, Merryn Day; a 17-year-old currently in her final year of High School. Merryn has a tremendous passion for painting and her painting skills are self-taught.  For over five years Merryn has been working with acrylics and building-up an impressive skill...
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Huntingfield hits Parliament

The Housing Land Supply Order for Huntingfield, was tabled Tuesday, September 4 for the consideration of Parliament, with The State Government progressing the rezoning of more surplus government land to boost the supply of affordable housing in Tasmania. The fast-track rezoning of 69 hectares of publicly-owned land at Huntingfield, to allow for one of the largest and most dense subdivisions...

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