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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,...
At home in Nelson Bay

At home in Nelson Bay

South Australia’s John Zuringer and best mate Buster discovered more than a beaut camp spot when they came across Circular Head.  Escaping the summer heat of Wallaroo on the Yorke Peninsula, John and his red heeler cross jack russell set sail on the Spirit of Tasmania seeking a cooler climate and fresh coastal air.  At the end of the Bass Highway, the pair turned left to venture over...
Nice, Gary!

Nice, Gary!

Lileah legend Gary Watson has been recognised for his environmental consciousness.  The resilient dairy farmer earned the Dairy Environmental Award at the Tasmanian Dairy Awards last month for his environmentally friendly practises.  OMG, or Organic Milk Group, is produced by his fully accredited organic farm.  Gary’s property was the first in the state to be granted a NASAA...

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