JAX to the MAX

Pg.14-JAX band photo

In April, JAX – Jacqui ‘JAX’ Smialek along with talented band members Malcolm ‘BAT’ Battersby and Patrick Neumayer represented Tasmania in the Global Battle of the Bands Australian National Final […]

Bobby’s an inspiration

Pg.3 ST Bobby Byrne at DFPS

Elite surf sports competitor and award winning student Bobby Byrne is the latest former student to inspire younger generations as part of Dodges Ferry Primary School’s Inspiring Stories initiative. In […]

Anzac Day Services respected in Nubeena

Anzac  Day - Nubeena

Crowds arrived in Nubeena to a warm and sunny autumn morning, some coming early this year for the 101 Year Anniversary of Anzac ensuring they would not miss the morning […]

Anzacs Remembered

Anzac Day Sorell

Starting the morning early at the Primrose Sands Anzac dawn service a little cold breeze didn’t stop the local residents from coming down to honour the fallen. There were around […]

Sorell On Stage wins theatre award

Sorell On Stage

Into its sixth year of bringing theatre and entertainment to the Sorell and South East community, Sorell on Stage was awarded an “Errol” for “Exceptional, Original, Community based Performances” at […]

Driving tourism demand on the East Coast


Tourism on the East Coast of Tasmania will receive a boost with more than $700,000 in federal government funding to help drive tourism demand in the region. Federal Member for […]

Eaglehawk Fair Another Great Success

Eaglehawk Neck Fair

By Dave Moser The postponed Eaglehawk Neck Gala Fair proved to be a raging success, with well over 2,000 people attending, many arriving well before the official opening time of […]

Bream Creek show defies the times

Bream Creek Show

Last year, multiple media outlets reported that the good old Aussie country show is dying a slow death. Show committees all over the country have expressed concern over the lack […]

Major Tourism Development Planned for Primrose Sands


A local developer is planning a major tourism project for the beachside village of Primrose Sands east of Hobart. The $ 2-3 million holiday cabin, caravan park and café/restaurant development […]

In the Swim


Ocean Swims are growing in popularity across the country and the Port Arthur Historic Site on the Tasman Peninsula recently hosted the annual ‘Port Arthur Convict Escape’ event from the […]