Sunday, 04 June 2023
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Huon Valley waiting on change

While the Tasmanian Government announced in January of this year an Inquiry into Rural Health Services for Tasmania, many in the Huon Valley community have noticed the gradual decline in services, especially in emergency services. Ambulance response times and access to emergency medical help has been raised by a variety of community and medical organisations which sparked the Rural Health...
Local nominated for Young Achiever

Local nominated for Young Achiever

Huonville local, Kiara Adams has been nominated for the TADPAC Print Service to the Disability Sector Award in the 2022 Young Achiever Awards. Ms Adams, who was anonymously nominated for the award, has been highlighted by her nominators as someone who has developed and come very far in her life. Being diagnosed with autism from the age of four, Kiara’s nominators highlight how Kiara has had a...

Wine list waiting on win

Wine Tasmania has announced the finalists in its 2021 Tasmanian Wine List Award, with Geeveston restaurant, The Old Bank of Geeveston, one of the finalists named. Following an application process, finalists in the 2021 Tasmanian Wine List of the Year competition have been selected and voting for the People’s Choice Best Tasmanian Wine List closed Monday, October 18, with winners to be announced...

Art, Art and Away

This November 5 to 7, Tasmanian Artists and Makers of the Huon (TAMOH) is inviting the public to join the ‘Art and Away’ trail around the Huon Valley. The trail, presented and organised by TAMOH, includes 20 local artists and makers in the Huon Valley area, as well as attractions, restaurants and cafes and accommodation around the Huon Valley to assist in tourists and locals alike in seeing...
Seeing the forest for the trees

Seeing the forest for the trees

Deep in the mountains guarding Waterloo and Surges Bay, a quiet protest has begun among locals. The Mount Tongatabu area, once charred by the raging bushfires in 2019, has been earmarked for logging by Sustainable Timbers Tasmania as part of its three year wood production plan. However, concerned residents are unwilling to let its green neighbour be felled and are putting up a fight to keep it...
Forest Home closes the loop

Forest Home closes the loop

Huon Aquaculture is serious when it states it works to remain at the forefront of the aquaculture industry. Its Forest Home Hatchery in Judbury is testament to this. Construction of the $35 million site began in 2014, with egg incubation commencing in late 2015 and the first fish going to sea in June 2016. The hatchery uses the Recirculation Aquaculture System (RAS), meaning that it provides...

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