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Travelling together toward equality

Travelling together toward equality

Kingborough students were among those who connected with Aboriginal culture, Elders and history to appreciate how rich and dynamic Aboriginal heritage is as part of National Reconciliation Week (NRW). This year’s theme for NRW was ‘In this Together’.  Established by the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation, NRW is celebrated across Australia every year from May 27 to June 3 as a time for...
City deal cinched

City deal cinched

The Hobart City Deal projects for Kingborough have been locked in, with Kingborough Council formally endorsing the proposal by the Department of State Growth. Kingborough projects to be funded under the City Deal include: - Huntingfield and Firthside park and ride facilities - $6.75 million - Kingston bus interchange development - $800,000 - Kingston Place Strategy being led by council...
Getting a wriggle on with waste education

Getting a wriggle on with waste education

Taroona Community Garden members are excited by the prospect of purchasing an upgraded worm farm to replace their current, deteriorating system after the Kingborough Council meeting on Monday, May 25. A motion was raised to utilise unexpended funds from the 2019/2020 Community Waste Education budget and was carried five votes to four. The motion supported the purchase of a community waste...
Sun sets at Beachfront 32

Sun sets at Beachfront 32

After 15 years serving the local community through their café and restaurant, Beachfront 32 at Kingston Beach, brothers Brett and Mark Sawford are taking the back seat in a new journey as they expand their popular artisan bar, Robbie Browns. Having purchased the business back in 2005, as a ‘milk bar and fish and chip shop’ that housed a few pinball machines, crisps, lollies, stick ice-cream and...
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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...

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