Tuesday, 29 November 2022
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Empowering young people

Empowering young people

Commissioner for Children and Young People Tasmania Leanne McLean launched the book on views and experiences of Tasmanian young people in out-of-home care entitled OK, so a nest is a home at the Huonville Library on Monday, August 29. The Commissioner for Children and Young People Tasmania Leanne McLean launched OK, so a nest is a home - Views and experiences of Tasmanian children and young...
Telling stories to the world

Telling stories to the world

A peak inside Jacq Ellem’s recording studio for her award-winning fiction podcast Tales From Three Corners. (PS) A storyteller in the Huon is making a big impact on the world stage - all from inside her recording studio in a closet.  Copywriter Jacq Ellem branched out into the world of podcasting, after working extensively within radio and producing.  “I was trying my hand at...
Community to help heal country with fire

Community to help heal country with fire

Jason Smith, centre, and Danny Gardner are organisers of the patrula nayri traditional fire workshops, who are currently seeking funding to continue their community-based workshops. (PS) “We are taught we should fight fire, but we are reintroducing fire as a friend,” said Jason Smith who, alongside Danny Gardner, is an organiser of the patrula nayri traditional fire workshops. Both Mr Smith...
Youthworks gives back to community

Youthworks gives back to community

Huonville High School students who are a part of the Youthworks PCYC program recently donated benches constructed by them to Huon Regional Care in Franklin, with residents Lyn and Graham happy to place the benches within the building’s gardens. (PS) The restarted Youthworks program, run through the Hobart PCYC in conjunction with the Huon Valley PCYC, has seen a boost for disengaged youth in...
Huon Valley’s latest production Miss Bilby and the Moss-covered Cleric

Huon Valley’s latest production Miss Bilby and the Moss-covered Cleric

The cast of Miss Bilby and the Moss-covered Cleric rehearse the script, written to emulate the popular radio shows of the mid 20thcentury. (PS) Following the success of Bloody Murder, Huon Valley Theatre dives into the past to recreate a 1950s radio play this weekend, with Miss Bilby and the Moss-covered Cleric. When Clementine Bilby, an Australian opera singer and Miss Marple-clone, stumbles...
Variety fuels a good start

Variety fuels a good start

From back left, Huonville Primary School’s AST Teacher Dan Brown, Principal Ian Thomas and Variety Tasmania CEO Mohammad Aldergham and from front left, students William Stemm Cowen, Chelsea Lee and Neilah Purdon at the breakfast program. (PS) Variety Tasmania is ensuring no child is left behind - funding Huonville Primary School’s breakfast program so every one of the 340 students has the same...

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