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Stanley rate hike

Stanley rate hike

A set of compounding factors has caused Circular Heads rates to jump up this year, much to the disgust of locals in Stanley. Rate notices were sent out recently and for some in Stanley it’s meant an increase of $300 to $450 above last year’s figure.  “If they’re going to increase rates why not make it even? Why have my rates gone up $450 and the bloke who lives over the...
Emmerton Win

Emmerton Win

Local aged care provider, Emmerton Park, has its residents and staff cheering after being crowned Regional, Rural, Remote Provider of the Year at the Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) awards last Thursday night. Emmerton Park chief executive officer, Ian Adams, is chuffed with the win and said they were the only provider who took residents to the awards night in...
Empowering young women

Empowering young women

Samantha Kay says the I Am Youth Project helped to unlock her individuality. This year, she’s involved in the program as a mentor to help the next generation of developing women.  The I Am Youth Project includes events, activities and workshops designed to help young women improve their self esteem, confidence and body image. The youth project evolved from a concept created by locals...
Chopping for change 

Chopping for change 

Brian Britt is passionate about two things: farming and raising awareness for prostate cancer. “No one is talking about it. We need to remove the stigma around getting checked,” he says.  Diagnosed in 2012 and given two years to live, Brian has undergone a range of treatments to remove the cancer.  After radiation therapy confined the cancer to his prostate, Brian was told he had an...
Taste of the Tarkine

Taste of the Tarkine

In a showcase of Tasmania’s top quality produce, Tarkine Fresh Oysters will be on television screens soon.  Former MasterChef contestant Ben Milbourne and Olympian Amy Cure were in Circular Head last week, filming for the upcoming television series Award Winning Tasmania.  The Channel Nine series, set to air at the end of the year, highlights the exquisite produce that Tasmania has...
Flying high, Eli

Flying high, Eli

After almost three years of study and 256 practise landings, 17-year-old Eli Huisman has obtained his pilot licence.  Eli set out to become a pilot in November 2016, asking his grandfather and qualified flight instructor Lloyd Kay if he’d like to teach him.  Pop was delighted, enrolling Eli in flight school. From then on, the pair spent most Sunday afternoons together, discussing...

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