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Huon News 10-3-21

Huon News 10-3-21

Don't miss this week's Huon News for all the news from around the Valley. We head along to the 15th annual Southern Students Leaders Conference and chat to keynote speaker Jordan Lovell and coordinator Rob Banfield The Huon Art Awards have been judged and we have this year's winner, with all the winners, including Peoples' Choice to come after the conclusion of the exhibition on Sunday, March...
Manning launches second ARTBOX show

Manning launches second ARTBOX show

After launching ARTBOX in October 2020, Waterloo artist Henrietta Manning is curating her second and final show in the Huon Valley’s new and funky shipping container art gallery, featuring the works of 15 artists and makers. The show, Inside Out, is now on until Wednesday, February 24 in the grounds of Masaaki’s famous sushi shop in Geeveston. Ms Manning said the name of the group show was...
Doubling production

Doubling production

Neville Smith Forest Products (NSFP) is set to increase production at its Southwood mill between Geeveston and Lonnavale from July 1. The expansion will immediately create 30 new fulltime jobs in the Huon Valley. NSFP CEO Andrew Walker said it was planned to commence a full second shift at its Southwood operation as the business stepped-up its domestic value adding capacity. “We will begin...
Working through trauma with art

Working through trauma with art

Art therapist and ceramicist Glenda Stasse will start group art therapy classes in Geeveston and Huonville next week. While art therapy has a long history, it is only in recent years that it has become an integral part of allied mental health therapy, and art therapists now work collaboratively with health profession- als, cancer programmes, in prisons, trauma relief teams, schools and personal...
National recognition for local innovators

National recognition for local innovators

Two of the Huon Valley’s best-known personalities have been recognised in this year’s Australia Day honours, with Terry and Rosemary Bennett both receiving the prestigious Order of Australia Medal on January 26. Recognised for their contribution to the Tasmanian wine industry and for their service to the community, Mr and Mrs Bennett have both worked hard to improve and promote the Huon Valley...
Life as a COVID-fighting goat farmer

Life as a COVID-fighting goat farmer

Chris Bishop of Beaupre Farm at Lymington is one of six small scale farmers to be inducted into this year’s Sprout Producers Programme which, in 2021, enters its 10th year. The Sprout Producer Programme includes a series of educational units, including both on farm and off farm topics, farm field days and mentoring sessions across a 12-month period to support and develop producers to achieve...

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