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11 years for Men’s Shed Supervisor

11 years for Men’s Shed Supervisor

Thursday, September 9, marked the last of 11 years of work for Geeveston Community Centre regular Terry Arnold, who has been working diligently as the Men’s Shed supervisor. Geeveston Community Centre and its team said farewell to Mr Arnold with a cake and piece of Huon Pine as an acknowledgement for his work, with those both past and present who have been involved in the shed attending to give...

Taste for Huon in 2022

The ‘A Taste of the Huon’ Committee recently held their annual general meeting and is gearing up for next year’s festival, which will be held on Sunday, March 13 and Monday, March 14. The Committee is feeling very positive that next year’s event will go ahead, as the Tasmanian Government continues to ensure our communities are kept safe. “By also encouraging Tasmanians to have their COVID-19...
Huon students study STEM

Huon students study STEM

Huon Valley PCYC was the home for the Huon Valley STEM expo, held on Thursday, August 19 for Science Week 2021, with a theme of ‘Food: different by design’. The exhibition was the third of its kind and was organised by the Huonville High Future Energy Team, co-ordinator Nel Smit and a team of 30 volunteers, providing around 400 students from local schools in the Huon Valley, the opportunity to...
Going purple

Going purple

Huonville Primary School was brightened up with splashes of purple on Tuesday, August 10 for Purple Day for epilepsy awareness. The day marked the third and final step for Huonville Primary in becoming an ‘Epilepsy Smart School’, after completing a current Epilepsy Management Plan for epileptic students and educating teachers on epilepsy. Huonville Primary School nurse, Emma Middleton, said...
Huon excluded from fire funding

Huon excluded from fire funding

Member for Franklin, Julie Collins MP is demanding an explanation as to why the Huon Valley has been excluded from a bushfire-funding program. Last week, the Australian Government released the guidelines for a $276 million grant program for bushfire recovery from the 2019-20 Black Summer bushfires, that excluded the Huon Valley local government area. Ms Collins stated that the allocation of...
Winter open day for Scrubby Hill Farm

Winter open day for Scrubby Hill Farm

Thursday, August 5, marked the winter open day for Scrubby Hill Farm, with the Family Food Patch and the Well Fed Tasmania Food Truck attracting hordes of locals. Scrubby Hill, run by the Geeveston Community Centre, set about creating a family-friendly day to celebrate fresh, locally grown produce and highlighting the community aspect of the volunteer-run farm. Scrubby Hill Farm Coordinator,...

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