All posts in Tasman Peninsula

Enduro rider in a class of his own

TWELVE year old Jack Skeggs knows how to punch above his weight. The Enduro motorcycle rider is stunning those who know the motorbike sport with his success, both in Tasmania […]

Crew up for tree care

TWO hundred year old trees planted by convicts at the Port Arthur site have been the unusual classroom setting for apprentice arborists. In partnership with the Port Arthur Historic Site […]

TV pioneer recognised

TASMAN Peninsula identity Dorothy Hallam was named a finalist in the 2020 Australia Day awards. A film and television pioneer, 94 year old Mrs Hallam was the first female ‘stringer’ […]

Rescue heroes

TASMANIANS have been recognised nationally for their search and rescue skills. The State’s Westpac Rescue Helicopter crew scored the top award, the Professional Search and Rescue Award, for their outstanding efforts […]

New home for vintage fans

The Hobart Vintage Machinery Society is working towards establishing its base at Penna in the Sorell Municipality. The Club has been operating from the Hobart Showgrounds for more than 30 […]

Family offers thanks for life

TRIABUNNA’S Montana Marshall is almost home having recently had a second double lung transplant at Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital. The bubbly and brave 14 years old was discharged late last […]

Sixes keep game going

Sorell’s own Felicity Burns has cleaned up at this year’s South East United Football Club presentation night, held on Saturday September 14. The Tasmania Golf Club was packed for the […]

Blueprint for smaller ships

Port Arthur and the East Coast are the focus of a new Tasmanian Government blueprint to manage the growth of the growing cruise ship tourism sector. Released last month, the […]

Bluegrass with a message

Four piece folk band Teri Young and the Restless will perform at the Eaglehawk Neck Hall on Saturday September 28. The night will start with a sit-down concert, followed by a fundraiser […]

Ferry loop a logical option

A ferry service to Nubeena from Hobart must be included in the State Government’s Derwent Ferry blueprint, according to Tasman Mayor Kelly Spaulding. A 40 minute trip, three times a […]