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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 […]

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 […]

$25m to rebuild Sorell School

The Government and Opposition have both committed to upgrade facilities at Sorell School. At Sorell on Monday 4th December Premier Will Hodgman announced that a re-elected Liberal government would add […]

Surf Festival 2017

The Surf Festival hosted by Carlton Park Surf Life Saving Club signals the start of summer with surf sports activities on the beach and in the surf. Now in its […]

Dodges Ferry Skate Park Upgrade

The long awaited upgrade of the skate park at Dodges Ferry is proving a hit with locals and visitors alike. Officially opened by Mayor Kerry Vincent on 20 October 2017, […]

TasSTEM in Sorell

In Hobart recently, science broadcaster Robyn Williams said: “getting smart people together creates the wealth of the nation”. “When you get bright people together you never know where it’s going […]

Help at hand for Volunteering

The Sorell ‘Pop-up’ Volunteering Info Desk was launched on 2 August by the Member for Lyons, Guy Barnett MHA, who spoke glowingly about the crucial role volunteers play in our […]

Gardens offer the dignity of risk

DIGnity is a supported community gardening initiative running in south east Tasmania this year. The wellbeing program brings health workers, artists and researchers together to work alongside community members, garden […]

A Whale of a Time

Whales have been a welcome and frequent sight in Frederick Henry Bay off the coast at Dodges Ferry this winter. At least seven whales were seen in the area on […]

New MLC Sarah Lovell

Sarah Lovell is enjoying a steep learning curve as she settles in as the new member for Rumney in Tasmania’s Legislative Council. “I’m very conscious of the fact that while […]