Tuesday, 29 November 2022
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Tasmanian Spirit on Screen showing

The GRIT - Tasmanian Spirit on Screen program is coming to the Huonville Town Hall on Saturday, October 15, with a selection of Tasmanian-made short films for Tasmania. Developed by Wide Angle Tasmania, the project aims to showcase the ‘grit’ seen in the Tasmanian community and spread stories of courage within Tasmania. Six award-winning filmmakers were selected to get involved in the project...
Fires for future

Fires for future

Image: Founding director of the Koori Country Cultural Fire group Den Barber discussed the importance of burning for healing and protecting the land.  River Run Lodge at Strathblane provided the perfect grounds for collaboration between interstate community group Koori Country Cultural Fire, patrula nayri (Fire good) Traditional Fire Workshops, South East Tasmanian Aboriginal...
Celebration of life and art

Celebration of life and art

Image: Diane Dolling has launched her Retrospective exhibition at the Huonville Library, open from October 1 to October 31. Huonville Library’s walls are being brightened up for a month with the exhibition of local artist Diane Dolling’s artworks.  From October 1 to October 31, Ms Dolling will be sharing her life’s work of art and all of its many stages and styles as part of the library’s...
A goodbye and hello at Geco

A goodbye and hello at Geco

Image: Left, former manager of Geeveston Community Centre Michael Higgins and new manager Nicole Watt at Michael’s retirement celebration. Stalwart of the Geeveston Community Centre (GeCo) Michael Higgins has announced his retirement from his position as manager, celebrating his last day with a retirement day bash on Thursday, September 29.  While Mr Higgins has become a familiar...
Franklin Falcons fly high

Franklin Falcons fly high

Image: The Franklin Primary School Grade 5/6 Falcons Netball team from left, Ellie Monk, Sofia Bauer, Ravelle Caverson, Makenzie Sharp, Jackson, Isaac Atkins (former Franklin Primary student) and in front, Gabby. Not pictured is the goal defence Jai Leaper and coach Sam Black. (PS) Franklin Primary School Grade 5/6 ‘Franklin Falcons’ netball team won their first game on Monday, September...
Comedy for a cause

Comedy for a cause

Image: The Mental Health Comedy Roadshow will be making a return to the Franklin Palais on Wednesday, October 5 all for a good cause. (PS) The 2022 Tassie Mental Health Comedy Roadshow is heading to the Franklin Palais on Wednesday, October 5 all in the name of a good cause.  The tour, now in its fifth year and appearing at the Palais for its second, features some of Tasmania’s funniest...

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