Monday, 12 April 2021
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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...
Reunion for descendants of Tasmania’s VC recipients

Reunion for descendants of Tasmania’s VC recipients

Descendants of nearly all of Tasmania’s 15 Victoria Cross (VC) recipients will meet for the first time over lunch, just after ANZAC Day this year. Originally scheduled to be held last August, the gathering had to be postponed due to COVID-19 public health restrictions. Since then, the guest list has had to be expanded to include descendants of Teddy Sheean, after he was posthumously awarded...

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