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Community spirit shines

Community spirit shines

They are daughters, mothers, wives, volunteers, mentors and change makers. They are the Unsung Heroines of Circular Head.  Coinciding with International Women’s Day, Soroptimist International of Circular Head celebrated the power of women at the annual Unsung Heroines Awards last week.  Also known as the United Nations Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace, the day focuses...
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Search for fungi

The wilderness and seclusion of Trowutta Arch fascinates many, including local Pat Harrison. The Stanley resident often finds herself wandering along the damp forest path, scouring the landscape for fungi. While out on one of these walks late last year, she noticed an unseasonably late influx in the organisms. Fungi usually flourish in the winter months however the November rain and warm weather...
Greenhouse goodness

Greenhouse goodness

Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation has prevented more than 1300 plastic bottles from going to landfill with an innovative new project. Working with the Department of Jobs and Small Business’ Work for the Dole program, CHAC has constructed a greenhouse entirely from recycled or repurposed materials. The Work for the Dole program provides not-for-profit organisations with an extra set of hands...
Capturing country life

Capturing country life

A day in the life of Jocelyn Flint takes the local legend all over the region. The short film series Women of the Island will share the untold stories of everyday heroes including this Circular Head local.  Jocelyn is the photographer behind Mengha’s Back Paddock: a Facebook page showcasing country life in Circular Head, both past and present. Women of the Island filmmaker Lara van Raay and...
No horsing around

No horsing around

Hundreds of hours of volunteer work has gone into getting ready for this year’s State Trails Championship. Circular Head Pony Club will host around 100 riders from all over the state at the annual event to be held at Tall Timbers this weekend. The event will see locals Elyse Poke, Kelsey Bramich, David Gardiner and Britney Arnold take part in the titles, having qualified last year. Judges from...
Growing generosity

Growing generosity

Circular Head experienced a ripper hay and silage season late last year. To lend a helping hand to those less fortunate, local farmers are donating fodder to drought affected communities in New South Wales. A project in partnership with Smithton Lions Club and Circular Head Agricultural Society, the appeal will see more than 500 square bales shipped across the Bass Strait to the Port of Eden,...

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