Monday, 27 September 2021
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New horizons for Captain Nemo

New horizons for Captain Nemo

Captain Nemo sadly concluded a 12-year association with Huon and Kingston FM community radio station after his show on Thursday, July 8. The Captain, as he is affectionately known, received well-deserved accolades for his achievements at the station after finishing his final show. Pick up the lastest Huon News edition for the full story.
Huonville on-board for express buses

Huonville on-board for express buses

On Wednesday 7th July, two new Tassielink buses where launched for express Huonville-Hobart services by the Tasmanian Government. Tasmanian Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael Ferguson and Huon Valley Council Mayor Bec Enders attended the launch, which is part of the Liberal Government's Hobart City Deal to ease traffic congestion and encourage more Tasmanians to use public...
Councillor sworn in

Councillor sworn in

After last week's announcement that Sue Clark has joined Huon Valley Council as a councillor, following the departure of Mike Wilson and a recount to fill the vacancy, an oath of office and induction has taken place. "On behalf of councillors, staff and our community, the Huon Valley Council warmly welcomes Councillor Clark to the role of Councillor," said Mayor Bec Enders. "We will work with...
NAIDOC week opening ceremony

NAIDOC week opening ceremony

On Sunday, July 4 at the Huon Valley Hub green space, a Welcome to Country and smoking and ochre ceremony was performed as the opening ceremony for NAIDOC week. The event was foregrounded by an ARTBOX exhibition Mother Heart Heal of local Tasmanian Aboriginal artists Bron Englert, Gemma O'Rourke, and Deb Cobern, who performed the Welcome to Country and smoking and ochre ceremony. The theme for...
Memorial luncheon goes off without a hitch

Memorial luncheon goes off without a hitch

(Photo copyright Kerri Statton) It has taken her a few weeks to come back down to earth, but Kerri Statton could not be more pleased with how the recent first ever gathering of descendants of all 15 Tasmanian Victoria Cross recipients at a gala luncheon at the prestigious Tasmania Club went off. “It was absolutely wonderful,” she said. “The descendants brought things with them and they were...
$5m for Mary Street

$5m for Mary Street

A long-held ambition of the Huon Valley Council (HVC) to redirect traffic from narrow, busy Mary Street in Cygnet is one step closer, with the Liberal Party promising $5 million to advance the project as part of its pre-election funding commitments. The diversion of Mary Street to the east was first proposed in 1997 and was re-endorsed in the Cygnet Township Plans of 2004 and 2010 and was...

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