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90 years young

90 years young

Image: Celebrating Tiger Coulson's 90th birthday at the Geeveston Ex-Servicemen’s and Women’s Club were, back row, son Tony Coulson, Judy Coulson, son Gary Coulson and Glenyse Coulson. Front row, Colleen Shield, Betty Coulson and Tiger Coulson.  As a testament to the high esteem in which he is held, the Geeveston Ex-Servicemen’s and Women’s Club was filled to the brim with family and...
Tassie agent takes the long road

Tassie agent takes the long road

Image: Hannah Katz embarked on a 3000-kilometre walk along the length of New Zealand to raise money and awareness for the deaf. (PS) Inspired by the work of the newly established Shepherd Centre in Hobart, and personal experiences of hearing loss, Hannah Katz, a Huon Valley real estate agent, took a career break to embark on a 3,000-kilometre walk along the length of New Zealand to raise money...
Major flooding averted

Major flooding averted

Image: Pastures flooded along Glen Huon Road, Glen Huon.  A deluge of rain last week saw flood warnings issued by Tasmania State Emergency Service (SES) and the Bureau of Meteorology for areas throughout the Huon Valley. More than 60 millimetres of rain in the western catchment on Wednesday saw the river surge, reaching near 2016 major flood levels at Tahune Bridge at around 8pm. The...
HCCA inducts two Life Members

HCCA inducts two Life Members

Image:  Members of the Huon Channel Cricket Association’s board. Clean sweeps and new teams were the features of the Huon Channel Cricket Association’s (HCCA) awards night on Friday, May 1.  In its first year, the Women’s division was present at the Awards Night, with various members from its four teams across the competition joining the HCCA season wrap-up.  The night started...
20 years of community banking in Dover

20 years of community banking in Dover

Image: Bendigo Bank Branch Dover staff cut the 20th-anniversary cake, overseen by the bank mascot Piggy. It was finally the Dover Branch of Bendigo Community Bank Huon Valley’s turn to celebrate its 20th anniversary, hosting community groups, locals and Bendigo Bank representatives at the Southgate Shopping Centre on Thursday, May 11. The event, led by former Huon Valley Financial...

Changes to prescription medicines - what does that mean for you?

In an attempt to ease cost of living pressures and make common medicines cheaper, the Australian Government has announced a new policy that will allow Australians to buy two months’ worth of medicine for the price of a single prescription. From September 1, the Government states that general patients will be able to save up to $180 a year if their medicine is able to be prescribed for 60 days,...

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