Dunalley School Opening

The band played, the politicians spoke and the children sang at Dunalley Primary School’s official opening recently. Grey skies and a cool breeze did not dampen the atmosphere of formal […]

An Honour for Liz

In March this year Liz Gillam of Dodges Ferry was inducted into the Tasmanian Honour Roll of Women for her services to government. “It was a real honour being inducted […]

Anzac Day 2017

Despite the weather outlook looking bleak all the ANZAC Dawn Services in Dunalley, Primrose Sands and Sorell were well attended. Dunalley Dawn Service was conducted by Dunalley RSL President Steve […]

Tasman Remembers

As dawn broke over a mild Autumn Nubeena morning, around 250 people, the biggest turn out in recent years, gathered to remember the fallen and pay their respects to past […]

Port Arthur signs off another bumper cruise ship season

April 2nd saw the Port Arthur Historic Site welcome 2,600 passengers from the Golden Princess the final cruise ship of the 2016-17 season. “We have been extremely fortunate to have […]

Local takes the lead

In the early hours of Friday 17th March, 34-year-old Rebecca White of Orielton became the leader of the Labor Party in Tasmania and the Leader of the Opposition in the […]

‘House of Longing’ helps restore the past

Dunalley artist Gay Hawkes staged a solo exhibition with the recent Ten Days on the Island festival. Entitled The House of Longing, Gay’s display of “lost memories” was a part […]

Bream Creek Show 2017

It was a wonderful clear day for the Bream Creek Annual show, with a crowd of approximately 7000 people attending. The events for all ages included Blundstone boot throwing, train […]

Port Arthur Ocean Swim

50 people lined up for the “Convict Escape Ocean Swim” at Port Arthur Historic site recently. Swimmers from all over Tasmania competed in the 1.5km event, organised by Carlton Surf […]

Kids keen for Upgrade

Support is building for a much needed upgrade to the skate park at Dodges Ferry. Last month local mum Michelle Davis started a Dodges Ferry Skate Park Upgrade group on […]