Friday, 30 September 2022
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Protecting tourism or heritage?

Protecting tourism or heritage?

The Huon Valley Council (HVC) has formally rejected the development application for the Dark Lab Transformer Project on Wednesday, September 29, with Destination Southern Tasmania expressing its extreme disappointment in the decision. The $9.5 million Dark Lab project was an art and tourism proposal planned for Lune River Road in the Ida Bay State Reserve, an idea that arose from the 2019...

Huon Valley wins big at SFL Awards

The SFL held its SFL and SFLW 2021 Awards evening at the Tasmanian Hockey Centre on Monday, September 27, with almost 250 players and football community attending the presentation. SFL president Russell Young said that the evening was about celebrating the players, clubs, families and sponsors associated with the SFL this season. “Our brand is SFL - home of community football and we now cover...
Year 11 and 12 centre open

Year 11 and 12 centre open

Minister for Education, Sarah Courtney on Wednesday, September 22, officially opened the Year 11 and 12 Learning and Community Centre at Dover District School. The opening, attended by various local organisations and politicians including Julie Collins MP, Nic Street MP, Dean Winter MP and Huon Valley Council Mayor Bec Enders, marked a celebration of the building’s construction through...
Huonville High School Climate Week

Huonville High School Climate Week

Monday, September 13 to Wednesday, September 22 marked Zayed Huon Energy Futures Team’s Climate Week at Huonville High School. A range of activities and events were planned at Huonville High, including a showcase of Tesla electric vehicles, a swap shop and a solar oven competition. As a part of the solar oven competition, students built their own ovens that were then displayed and tested...

Huon FM announces new committee

Huon FM held its annual general meeting on Sunday, September 19, where it announced the votes for its new leadership committee. Andy Waterhouse was announced as the new president for Huon FM after going up against Franklin Marine owner, Ian Kuhl, with Gwyn Perrin elected as vice president, David Perrin as secretary, and John Perrin as treasurer. The meeting, attended by Tasmanian Senator Eric...

Franklin community fight for velodrome

The Friends of Franklin Velodrome community group announced on Wednesday, September 8 that they had received notification from the Huon Valley Council (HVC) of plans to tear up the velodrome and grass the track. The group announced via their Facebook page that they were disappointed by the HVC’s decision and that their reasoning behind the decision was misguided. “Restoration of the track...

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