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A calendar favourite

A calendar favourite

Weeks away from the seventh annual event, the 2018 Devil The Rotary Club of Smithton accepted the accolade at the Australia Day Awards on Friday.  The Devil Country Muster started as a one-day event, drawing a crowd of 600 locals and visitors to the lawn at the Smithton Recreation Ground in 2013. The idea was to stimulate the local economy by encouraging visitors to the...
Changing the standard

Changing the standard

Smithton High School’s Student Executive Council is striving to lift the bar in attendance and participation.  Boasting a larger team than in previous years, the group meets every Wednesday to plan school events and discuss strategies to combat challenges facing the student body.  The team of 11 has a range of goals set for the year ahead, including to increase the unity of its...
Filling with excitement

Filling with excitement

The final finishing touches are being put on the Smithton Wellbeing Indoor Recreation and Leisure centre with doors planned to open on May 11, according to Circular Head Mayor Daryl Quilliam.  The centre is now undergoing a complete fill test where the pool is filled to capacity to test the structural integrity. Once it passes, next steps include fit out and staff training. The...
Salt of the earth

Salt of the earth

Circular Head Tourism Association has launched a fresh brand to attract visitors from all corners of the globe.  Premier Will Hodgman was in Stanley last Wednesday to meet with tourism stakeholders in unveiling the initiative.  With tourism in Tasmania changing considerably in recent years, the association recognised a need to evolve its destination brand identity, established more...
Moment in the spotlight

Moment in the spotlight

The streets of New York City feel familiar to Emily Tuffnell.  Joining the Burnie Musical Society’s cast of Annie, the 18-year-old has spent many moments on a stage set in these gloomy streets rehearsing.  Annie tells the tale of an 11-year-old orphan who runs away from the New York Municipal Orphanage in search of the parents who left her as a baby.  Throughout the story,...
State team veteran

State team veteran

Smithton Basketball Club’s Ryan Nibbs represented the state for a fourth time in the Australian Under 20 and Ivor Burke Championships last month. Having also received encouragement to try out for state sides in football and cricket, Nibbs chose to pursue basketball.  In his last season playing cricket, Nibbs managed an average of 179 runs in the Under 16 division and was dismissed just...

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