Community Resilience and Recovery

Many things happen after a natural disaster, as those who experienced the ferocity of the 2013 bushfire can attest to. One unusual, but useful, thing however is the writing and […]

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 […]

Carlton Surf Club Receives Solar Energy Boost

The Carlton Park Surf Life Saving Club is set to benefit from a $10,000 Federal Government grant for new solar electricity rooftop panels under the Solar Communities Program. Liberal Senator […]

Tasman Basketball Hobart Chargers Clinic

Early this month two players from the Hobart Chargers kindly spent the day at the Tasman Civic Centre to provide local youth with a basketball clinic.  After both the men’s […]

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 […]

First Female President for Tasman Ex-Service Club

Friday night, June 30th, saw the end of an era at the Ex-Service Club in Nubeena, with the official resignation of Fred Wilson from the president’s position. Fred who has […]

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 […]

Season starts for Junior Soccer

Regular Sunday rain has not dampened the enthusiasm of local youngsters keen for some soccer action. Meeting at Nubeena oval on Sundays at 10am are a mixed bunch of Peninsula […]

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 […]

Tasmanian Cookbook stands out on World Stage

Tasmanian cookbook ‘Garlic Feast’ written by Janice Sutton from the Tasman Peninsula has recently taken pride of place amongst some of the worlds best at the recent International Gourmand Awards […]