Koonya Garlic Festival. (Front L-R) Angus Stewart of N.S.W, Tino Carnevale.

Regatta a feast of Summer Fun

The Tasman Regatta got underway with perfect weather and balmy temperatures over the Australia Day weekend at Nubeena. Cars lined the main road of Nubeena as townies, tourists, locals and […]

School Expanding as Community Grows

Principal Pieta McKay has been preparing to welcome 470 students to Dodges Ferry Primary School this year and is planning for at least 550 students by 2022. “Over 30 years […]

2018 Koonya Garlic Festival Set to Sizzle

As the 2018 Koonya Garlic Festival draws near and the pending excitement sends ripples throughout the state, ‘all things garlic’ are on the tips of garlic growers’ tongues, as they […]

Celebrating our Local Australia Day Wonders

Sorell Council’s 2018 Australia Day Awards were presented at a special event at the Sorell Memorial Hall on Thursday 25 January.  Around 120 friends, family and community members attended the […]

World Wetlands Day at Blue Lagoon

On Saturday 3rd February, World Wetlands Day is coming to Dodges Ferry. NRM South project co-ordinator Sharon Kent said it will be a wonderful opportunity to learn more about our […]

Phil climbs high for Karina

A chance meeting with a German tourist at Unzoo on the Tasman Peninsula led Phil Hallam on a path of inspiration, dedication and determination, in memory of his late sister, […]

Another successful year for Falls Revellers

The Falls Music & Art Festival once again found itself upon Marion Bay, Tasmania Dec 29th through until Jan 1st.  This year’s line-up delivered a diverse range of acts, including […]

Highway upgrade plan

Traffic congestion on the causeways, at Hobart Airport and through Sorell township has been of growing concern in recent years, adding significantly to commute times during peak periods and impacting […]

375th Anniversary Commemorated

Dunalley Primary School students were treated to a field trip in glorious summer weather to commemorate the 375th anniversary of Abel Tasman’s expedition setting foot on Tasmanian soil. Thanks to […]

Santa reigns over Peninsulas

Threatening torrential rain didn’t dampen the spirits of people attending the Tasman/Forestier Christmas Parade and Family Fun Day at Nubeena last Saturday. An enthusiastic and dedicated convoy of Ambulance, SES, […]