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Candid-ates chat

Candid-ates chat

Regional industry growth through renewable energy and population growth were hot topics of discussion at Tarkine Coast Progress Group’s forum on Thursday.  Held at Tall Timbers the House of Representatives candidates forum was attended by Federal Member for Braddon and Australian Labor Party Candidate Justine Keay, the Liberal Party of Australia’s Gavin Pearce, National Party of...
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More than words

When Redpa Primary School student Chloe Grey put pen to paper, the power of her words captivated a community.  The grade four student stood alongside grade five students Tilly Goodger and Kyah Waterhouse at the Anzac Day service in Marrawah on April 25.  The trio moved many hearts while sharing at the address.  “Many people – men, women and children – gave up much for the sake...
Elite take on nationals

Elite take on nationals

Smithton Hockey Club’s best and brightest have been recognised for their efforts and given the chance to represent the state. After a rigorous selection process, Hugh Dwyer and Kiah House made the final cut and were off to Narellan, New South Wales to take on the nation’s best in the Under 15 Australian Championships over seven days.  Other state’s representatives were fiercely...
Yeah, the boys

Yeah, the boys

The Smithton Sports Centre was built on community spirit, generosity and the volunteer efforts of the Smithton Boys Club.  In the early 1950s Smithton was a prosperous town boasting several timber mills, a cordial factory, a butter factory and a prominent agricultural industry.  Sporting clubs across the region were alive and thriving, with the Circular Head football and cricket...
The time is here!

The time is here!

Be among the first to dive into Smithton Wellbeing Indoor Recreation and Leisure centre this weekend.  The long awaited opening of Circular Head’s new pool is this Saturday.  Doors open at 8am when all ages will filter in with swimming togs and thongs on to check out the multi-million dollar development.  The facility includes a six-lane 25 metre pool, three-lane six by 12.5...
Scope out the sport

Scope out the sport

Come and check out Smithton Rifle Club this weekend.  Established in 1905, the rifle range retains most of the original infrastructure yet provides a place for club members to whet their skills.  “Prior to that there were a lot of ex-servicemen in the area,” says club president Bob Davies, of providing an outlet for people to hone their accuracy.  “The army paid five shillings...

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