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Project X back on the cards

Project X back on the cards

Mona’s DarkLab has announced that it is attempting to again pass its Huon Valley Project X past the Huon Valley Council (HVC). The HVC rejected the application for Project X’s art installation Transformer, an artwork by American artist Doug Aitken described as a “never ending kaleidoscope”, late last year, which was proposed for the Ida Bay Reserve. The $9.5 million installation was announced...
Scholarships to support further education

Scholarships to support further education

Seven Community Bank Huon Valley Scholarship recipients were celebrated on Friday, March 25 at Willie Smith’s, with an awards ceremony recognising young people and their academic goals. In an entirely female cohort of scholarship recipients, five of the scholarships were awarded to young people pursuing Bachelor Degrees while two scholarships were for those pursuing TAFE certifications. The...
Bronze for Ashdowns

Bronze for Ashdowns

At the 2021 Qantas Australia Tourism Awards held on Friday, March 18 on the Sunshine Coast, Dover accommodation Ashdowns of Dover received bronze in the Hosted Accommodation category. Owners Gary and Lorraine Ashdown expressed their pride at winning the award, stating they are over the moon with their win. “It’s been a tough few years for everyone with the tourism industry being hard hit,”...
Mayor Enders resigns

Mayor Enders resigns

Huon Valley Council (HVC) Mayor Bec Enders officially announced on Friday, March 18 her resignation from the HVC, after previously declaring in May 2021 that she would not be recontesting her position at the next local government election. In an official statement, Ms Enders stated that while the council has been her priority, recent time away from the council has led to both Ms Enders and her...
Airbnb top host in Huon Valley

Airbnb top host in Huon Valley

For International Women’s Day (IWD), Airbnb celebrated its female host community and recognised some of Australia’s greatest female Superhosts, including a host located in Nicholls Rivulet. Nicholls Rivulet accommodation Yellow Door, run by Cindy Fyfe and her husband Craig, took out third place in Australia after earning an incredible 253 five-star reviews. Yellow Door is described as a...
Huonville High’s top writer

Huonville High’s top writer

A writing competition at Huonville High School is igniting creativity amongst classes, with the first winner of the Writer of the Month competition announced. Year 7 student Zara Strong won with her entry The Box, which was written as part of her year 7 narrative writing unit in English. Zara said that her entry came from work over four class periods, the idea stemming from a prompt provided...

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