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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 […]

Festival of the Feet

In a fresh take on some of the traditional PE routines, last month’s Walk Safely to School Day and cross country events at Dodges Ferry Primary School became the culmination […]

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 […]

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 […]

Surf Club Winners

The opening weeks of the surf lifesaving season for 2016/17 has showcased the winning ways Carlton Park Surf Life Saving Club combines fun and fitness with the serious business of […]

Kids come first at Dunalley

Doing the best with what you have to hand is a long held trait of small communities and the Dunalley community is a stand-out example. In early July severe weather […]