THE much-anticipated new $786 million Bridgewater Bridge has cleared its final planning hurdle and will be open to traffic in three years. The largest transport infrastructure project in Tasmanian history, last week the bridge received planning approval from the independent Major Projects Assessment Panel. The project is funded through a partnership between the Tasmanian and … Continue reading
Locally based training building skills
LONG-term employees at the Waterfalls Cafe and Gallery at Mt Field National Park have been given the skills and confidence to move into their dream role, thanks to a new cookery course delivered by Visitor Training Experience.
Simple words to the Wise
"I LIKE to feed people,” declares the woman on the other side of the table, dishing up a banquet of scones, cream and jams.
Table-toppers in seventh heaven
THE lady Eagles have been the standout success story of the season so far.
Festival must for would-be writers
THE Derwent Valley’s first Writers Festival begins today, with a packed three-day schedule that will draw kids and adults, readers and writers, the public and professionals alike.
On course for animal carers
TWO nationally accredited courses in animal care are being run and eligible students can study for free.
Boost to regional medical services
HEALTH delivery will be turned on its head in the State Budget with a new strategy to improve links between patients, doctors, community and allied health and public and private hospitals.
Fish farmer comes clean
HUON Aquaculture says it has independent testing that shows the River Derwent is healthier downstream of its hatcheries compared with upstream.
Town keeps on growing
NEW Norfolk’s housing stock continues to build, with a subdivision of 52 allotments rising on McLeod Street on the town’s eastern side.
Willow Court tourism push
WITH tourists to Tasmania firmly in its sights, Derwent Valley Council has begun looking at Willow Court with an eye to the contemporary display techniques employed at Port Arthur and the Cascades Female Factory.