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Sound advice from a grassroots politician

By Brad Stansfield Tasmania’s longest-serving Liberal Premier Robin Gray (a title he’s likely to keep for many years yet following Will Hodgman’s unexpected resignation) has released his political memoirs “Proud […]

Falls Festival fun

By Emma Hope About 12,000 people flocked to the spectacular Marion Bay site for the 16th annual Falls Music and Arts Festival. The three day event kicked off on December […]

Wine win for Riversdale Estate

Cambridge’s Riversdale Estate has stunned at the Royal Hobart Wine show, winning eight trophies. The Coal River Valley vineyard is the largest privately Tasmanian owned vineyard in Southern Tasmania and […]

Murdunna jetty update

Construction of the new Murdunna deep water community jetty is getting closer. Marine and Safety Tasmania (MAST) have advised pontoons were unloaded at Boomer Bay recently for towing to Murdunna. […]

Speeding fines reversed

Did you recently get pinged for speeding on the approach to Dodges Ferry between Carlton River Road and Lewisham? Good news, Tas Police will get in touch with you soon […]

Not-for-profit starts project to boost housing in Sorell for over 65s

Tasmanian not-for-profit South Eastern Community Care (SEC Care) has celebrated the start of their $1.3 million Independent Living Units (ILUs) project with a ‘turning of the first sod’ ceremony at […]

Household waste set to power 1500 Tasmanian homes a year

Four hundred Tasmanian homes have now received enough energy generated by the re-use of household waste to power them for a year, through a new methane combusting renewable energy initiative […]

Sorell Hosts Municipal Visit with Her Excellency

Council were privileged to host a Municipal visit from Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner, AC, Governor of Tasmania and Mr Warner. The visit started with Her Excellency and […]

All in Order for Joan

Joan Fazackerley, 77, of Nubeena was recently awarded an Order of Australia Medal on the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Bestowed by the Governor General of Australia on behalf of Queen […]

Driven to help in your community

On any given day throughout the state, many Tasmanians are able to get to appointments with the generous support of volunteers in your community. For those who aren’t in the […]