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Council’s open forum AGM hears community concerns

Council’s open forum AGM hears community concerns

Kingborough Council invited residents of the municipality to attend the open forum Annual General Meeting on Saturday, December 7. The AGM provided a platform for the public to bring forward motions, questions and concerns to the Kingborough Council and was also livestreamed to the council’s Facebook page to accommodate those who could not attend in person. Video of the event has since been...
Protecting Bruny Island power supply

Protecting Bruny Island power supply

Bruny Island residents have been assured by TasNetworks that it will safeguard their electricity supply while it replaces the island’s back-up supply cable. “We’re confident we can safeguard Bruny Island’s power supply,” said TasNetworks’ Leader of Engineering, Eddie Jager. “There’s no cause for concern.” The back-up cable between Tinderbox and Dennes Point failed on Sunday, November 3 with...
Ninja kid earns junior Shodan

Ninja kid earns junior Shodan

Snug local Rachael Taylor has been rewarded for outstanding effort by achieving her junior Shodan (black belt) at just 11 years of age.Rachael trains with the teenage, Ninja Warriors class to learn traditional battlefield techniques of the ninja and samurai at the Bujinkan Tasmania Dojo under Sensei Duncan Stewart.Having trained with the dojo for six years, Rachael’s Sensei has been impressed...
Bright idea for streetlights

Bright idea for streetlights

Kingborough Council is changing its streetlights to energy efficient LEDs as part of the Great Southern Lights project, with work expected to be completed by Christmas.“We are pleased to be changing over 1700 streetlights to LEDs across Kingborough,” said Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Dean Winter.“I would like to thank Ironbark Sustainability for managing the project, Aldridge Traffic Systems who are...
Pool petition reaches 500 as council weighs benefits versus burdens

Pool petition reaches 500 as council weighs benefits versus burdens

Over 500 residents of the Kingborough area have put their names to a petition asking Kingborough Council to commit to a pool in the area. The petition, organised by Rebecca Bushby and Amanda Meadows calls on council to ‘source a hydrotherapy pool for rehabilitation and swimming to address injury, illness, chronic health conditions, general health and wellbeing and social connection in...
Transport lacking in Channel

Transport lacking in Channel

An independent study into transport across the Channel area could provide information needed to spur change across Kingborough’s public transportation systems and offer potentially valuable insights into the impact that a lack of accessible transport can have on employment, youth, mental health and congestion. Social Work student Adam Penklis, who conducted the study in conjunction with the...

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