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BRUNY18 art prize winner

BRUNY18 art prize winner

Lismore based artist Steven Giese has won the biennial BRUNY18 art prize with his painting, Antipodean Study: Last Fish at High Tide, announced during the opening at Alonnah Hall, Bruny Island on Saturday, October 13. Judges Elizabeth Ann Macgregor OBE, Director, Museum of Contemporary Art (Sydney); Fiona Hall AO, Australia’s representative at the 2015 Venice Biennale; and Jarrod Rawlins,...
New service not at all rubbish

New service not at all rubbish

Kingborough’s new garbage collection contract with Violia has commenced this week, with new state-of-the-art kerbside collection trucks, the first of its kind in Tasmania. Harold Halton, Veolia’s Manager of Commercial Services – Southern Region said, “Veolia is extremely proud to have been selected by Kingborough Council to provide kerbside waste and recycling collection services to the...
Spring time in Kingston Gardens

Spring time in Kingston Gardens

Damien Heard and Jeff Whitley enjoying the sun in the Kingston Community Garden.Gardeners at the Kingston Community Garden are enjoying spring time in the veggie patch, harvesting, planting and tending new crops.Like the vegetables it produces, the community garden has grown from a seed of an idea, sown back in 2006 when a community meeting decided on a plan for a combined community garden and...
Margate's award winning teachers

Margate's award winning teachers

Margate Primary School Year 5/6 teachers Mr Aaron Heier and Mr Tom Friend receiving the 2018 Hadley’s School Prize winner’s certificate from Roy Leeman, the Director of Artery.The shelves at Margate Primary School will soon be filled with a range of new art supplies, after winning the Hadley’s School Prize, presented by local business, Artery on Tuesday, September 25. For the full article pick...
Record broken at fun run

Record broken at fun run

The Rotary Club of Kingston held their 16th annual Kingston Beach Fun Run on Sunday, September 23.It was a changing of the guard as 17-year-old Sam Clifford from Launceston crossed the finish line in a time of 15 minutes, 24 seconds, beating 10-time winner Grant Page (15 minutes, 35 seconds) with perennial placegetter Alex Humphrey placing third, crossing the line at 16 minutes and 22...
Kingborough's Young Archie Awards

Kingborough's Young Archie Awards

Taroona High School students, Solana Bodly (Year 7), Angela Bol and Alice Cooley (both Year 10) were included on the winner’s list in this year’s Young Archie Awards.Ten Kingborough students have been included in the winners list for this year's Young Archie Awards.Year 10 Taroona High School student, Tristan Meffre was the Overall 7-12 Winner in the competition, for his piece titled Behind the...

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