All posts in Tasman Peninsula

Garlic at heart of Koonya festival

GARLIC lovers rejoice, Koonya’s Garlic Festival is just over a month away. Foodies will be able to browse and sample a smorgasbord of garlic artisan products, seasonal produce and delicious […]

TasWater expands statewide network of lifesaving AED’s

TASWATER recently staged a series of safety seminars across the state, including on the Peninsula, to update staff on the importance of being safe at work. The message went further […]

Port Arthur in purple

LAVENDER harvesting was in full swing just prior to Christmas at the Port Arthur Lavender farm. The family owned business overlooking the water at Long Bay was established in 2014 […]

Youngest ever president for Ex Services Club

THE saying goes, “if you want something done, ask a busy person’’. Well that seems to be the case for Nubeena’s Joel McKean, who was recently elected unopposed as president […]

Marina backed

SORELL Council will know this month if there is any private sector interest in developing the proposed Dunalley Marina and Economic Cultural Hub. The potential multi-million development includes a 150 […]

New home for vital services

The Tasmanian Government has confirmed Sorell’s new $12 million Emergency Services Hub will be built on vacant land next to the Community Health Centre in Cole Street. The site was […]

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 […]