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Call’s for ICC to investigate Asylum Seeker Policies

October 22, 2014
Independent MP Andrew Wilkie says he's determined to protect asylum seekers, by urging the International Criminal Court to investigate their treatment. He's written to the court asking for an inquiry…

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My Closet Market

My Closet Market An indoor fashion market for new and used quality clothing, showcasing over 40+ stalls of men's and women's clothing, shoes and accessories. An excellent way to purchase quality fashion needs at market prices. Aromas Bambino food van will be… read more >

Car Boot sale and family fun day

Car Boot Sale and Family Fun day at the Legana Tavern 25th October from 9am to 2pm Free jumping castle & face painting, music and a BBQ run by Rotary West Tamar along with over 20 stalls This event is being run by the Legana Community Group with assistance… read more >

Larmenier School Fair

Larmenier School Fair 38 Station Rd, St Leonards Friday 21st November 5-8pm Come along and enjoy an evening of Pony rides, a jumping castle for the kids, Food, beer and wine stalls! For further information please contact Tracey Badock on 0407 048 052 read more >

Hadspen Lions Car Boot Sale & Market

Hadspen Lions Park - End of Main Street Saturday October 25th 8am until 1pm Sellers only $5 per car space No bookings required, just roll up Buyers enter for free and grab a bargain! For further information please contact Leigh or Sandy on 6393 6249 read more >

Elizabeth Handmade Mraket

Come along and enjoy the wide range of quality, locally made handcrafts ranging from toys, papercraft, and home decor items to clothing, jewellery and accessories available at the Elizabeth Handmade Market - Get all your christmas shopping done in one place!… read more >

Westbury Primary Community Open Days

Come and spend some time at the Westbury Primary School Community Open Days From 2pm to 4pm, November 5-6th View the school facilities and talk with staff, students and parents about what the school can offer your child - and the community. A Tas Dance… read more >

Ladies Night

Bracknell Primary School is holding a ladies night to raise funds for the 2015 school camp The night will be held on Tuesday 21st October between 6.30 and 8pm at the Bracknell Girls and Boys Club on Luisa Street (between the town hall and football ground… read more >

Tamar Valley Hospitals Fundraising Night

Tamar Valley Hospitals are joining together to raise funds for vital equipment. A renovated and recycled party will be held (everything old is new again) at the George Town Memorial Hall Saturday 25th October, commencing at 6.30pm Cost is $40 per head, which… read more >

G.V Brooks Community School Reunion

Reunion! 1948-1960 and beyond Will be held on Saturday 18th October 1.30pm at Kings Meadows Health Centre, 22 McHugh Street Ladies: A plate of afternoon tea Gents: $5 to assist with cost For more information please contact Marion Brooks on 6343 7515 or 0408… read more >

Spring Fair and Family Fun Day

This is the Salvation Army Kings Meadows annual Spring Fair and Family Fun Day. There will be lots of bargains to be had plus a BBQ and a $5 car wash with loads of kids and family fun with the animal petting zoo, jumping castle and face painting just to name… read more >

Baby's Day Out

The Australian Breastfeeding Association Presents: BABY'S DAY OUT Join to celebrate breastfeeding anywhere, anytime! Where? City Park, Launceston When? Saturday October 25th from 10am to 1pm What? Pram/sling walk - meet at playground 10am, followed by fun,… read more >

MRA Awareness Ride 2014

The Northern Motorcycle Riders association will be holding their annual Awareness Ride on Saturday, 18th October - Leaving Perth Roadhouse at 11am travelling via Launceston's northern suburbs to Archers Manor, where activities/stalls will be held All riders… read more >

Deviot Spring 2014 Produce and Craft Market

Deviot Hall 514 Deviot Road, Deviot on the West Tamar. Sunday 19thOctober 9am to 2 pm Now in its sixth year The Deviot Spring 2014 Produce and Craft Market is a fundraising event to aid the re-development of the Deviot Hall. This eagerly anticipated market… read more >

Bittersweet Memories

Are you a bereaved parent looking for support and friendship from people who understand your situation? Bittersweet is a group where all members have experienced the loss of their child regardless of age or cause of death allowing everyone to be compassionate… read more >

Halloween Night

Cormiston Girl Guides is hosting a Halloween night on Thursday 30th October from 6-8pm at Kids Paradise. Get dressed up and have a family fun night out with a DJ, games and prizes.The Tailrace cafe will be open for pizza and refreshments. Call and book your… read more >

Launceston Christian School Twilight Fair

Annual Launceston Christian School Twilight Fair (452A W Tamar Highway, Riverside) 5-8pm Friday 7th November There will be food and drink stalls, rides and much more on offer for a fun filled evening For further information please contact Katrina Barracu on… read more >

Shopping Expo - Market

IT'S ON AGAIN! And this year there will be a massive 60+ stalls - Raising funds for the "Pink Ribbons" Relay for Life Team Saturday, 18th October 10am-1pm Grand Chancellor (29 Cameron Street, Launceston) Gold coin donation on entry Raffles, silent auction and… read more >

1994 Prospect Leavers Reunion

20 year reunion for High Scoohl '94 LeaversSaturday 18th October Begins: 7pmLocation: Sporties (252 Charles Street Launceston) For further information please contact Dean on 0427 997 750 read more >

Perth Primary School Shopping Night

It’s on again, the Perth Primary School invites you to come along and shop. Grab a friend and enjoy an evening out! Do all your Christmas shopping in the one spot while enjoying a cuppa and some supper. The shopping night is a major fundraiser for the school… read more >

National Bandanna Day 2014

Celebrating 20 Years - National Bandanna Day is set to take place on Friday, October 31st 2014. Every year, another 23,000 young people have to deal with the challenge of cancer, whether it’s their own diagnosis or their parent, brother or sister. CanTeen… read more >

Meander Community Trivia Night

The Meander Community is hosting a Trivia Night for Josh Flowers – the current Fly Fishing Champion. This event will support his representation in the Australian Team competing in Bosnia in June 2015. Where: Meander Hall When: Friday October 17th Time 7:30pm… read more >

Invermay Primary 125 Year Celebrations

Invermay Primary School 125 Year Celebrations Students, teachers and staff both past and present, are invited to the school to help celebrate the milestone Location: Invermay Primary (35-43 Mayne St. Invermay) Friday 14th November – 11am to 1pm Saturday 15th… read more >

Waverley Primary School Early Years Open Day

Location: Waverley Primary School (6 Naroo St. Waverley) Will be held on Friday 17th October in the Early Years Playground from 10.30-12.30 There will be lots of great activities, a jumping castle, free snacks and coffee available! Come along and find out… read more >

'Laughter is the best Medicine' Tasmanian Comedy Tour

Comics on the Run will soon be delighting audiences on their inaugural Camp Quality ‘Laughter is the best medicine’ Tasmanian Tour, with a fantastic line-up of Australian Comedians. The hilarious Nelson Twins, finalists from Seven Networks hit show… read more >

12 Noon Concert At Birralee Hall

12 Noon Concert At Birralee Hall, Birralee road Westbury, TAS 7303 Sunday 19th October Vintage Tractor display. Prize for best tractor cowboy. 25 Various local artists, including Bobby Young, Sandra Pearn and living on country. Prize for most popular artist… read more >


Overland Jack is a party of nine hiking the Overland Track in Tasmania, with Jack Duffy being backpacked by his father Chris Duffy over the distance required to cpmplete the adventure of (65km over 6 days). Jack, an 8 year old boy with cerebal palsy spestic… read more >

Run For A Wish (RFAW)

Run For A Wish (RFAW) RFAW is a 6.4km Charity Fun Run/Walk aimed at securing participation from all levels of the community, and a 400m Aurora Dash for children under 12 years. Run for a Wish is not about the elite runner. It is about encouraging family and… read more >

Car Boot Sale

Car Boot Sale Waverley Primary School, 6 Naroo St Waverley 10am-2pm 25th October BBQ, refreshments and cake stall Book now. Only $10 (Non refundable) Ph. 6339 1455 NOW to book your space! read more >

'A Night in Paris' Gala Dinner and Auction

The evening will be held Saturday 18th October at 6.30pm to raise much needed funds for the New Horizons Club – providing sport and recreation opportunities for people with a disability. Come along for an amazing evening with show stopping entertainment Don’t… read more >

Launceston Community Legal Centre Advice sessions

WHAT? Volunteer solicitors at the Clinic will provide clients, in 30 minute appointments, a one-off FREE advice session. There are no constraints on what legal issues for which clients may seek advice. However, Clients will be paired with solicitors who have… read more >

Baby & Kids Market

Baby & Kids Market Saturday 22nd November 2014 St Albies Hall, 46 Margaret Street, Launceston Start time: 9am End time: 12pm Market selling good quality second hand baby and kids goods, great chance for local mums and dads to buy clothes, toys and other baby… read more >

Tasmanian Dog Training Program

Assisting you to train dogs to be useful companions. Classes: Sun. mornings at Churchill Park, Foster Street end. Beginners and puppies 9.30am. Grades 10.45am. Enquiries – 0474 225 192 or Email tasdogclub@gmail.com read more >

Archers on Van Diemens Land

A second edition of the book Archer’s of Van Diemen’s Land is being published. If you are a descendent of the Archer family and have received family data forms to complete, please complete these and return them as soon as possible. If you are a descendent and… read more >

Social Indoor Bowls

Social Indoor Bowls Summerdale indoor bowls club. Meets every Friday 1pm – 4pm 297 Westbury Road, Prospect (Next door to Allen’s) All Welcome Easy to learn, Gentle Exercise For more information please call Gertrude – 6331 9873 read more >

Northern Rangers Soccer

Northern Rangers Soccer Join the Northern ranger soccer club , we have teams in every state wide division and are TOP of the ladder and you can become a member! The standards are HIGH and the atmosphere is GREAT!!! For further information please call 0466 973… read more >

Tasmania Gun Club

Tasmania Gun Club All clay target shooters welcome, Free coaching for new members and juniors. Practice everyone Wednesday from 1pm, competition 2 Sundays monthly. 200 Nile Road Evandale. For more information please call 6391 8577 read more >

Riverside Table Tennis Club

Riverside Table Tennis Club Need social players for ladies Tennis Group Who play on Tuesday and Fridays 9am – 12 Noon approx.. At the Riverside Tennis Club, Eden Street Anyone interested in playing please call Jan 63446572 or Amy 6331 4627 read more >

Australian Navy Cadets Launceston

Australian Navy Cadets Launceston If you want excitement , enjoy power boating , sailing and adventure activities? Boys and girls aged between 12-1/2 and 20 Be part of a great team and join now. Parades Friday 6.45 – 9.15pm for more information please Email:… read more >

Launceston walking Club

Launceston walking Club Bush walking in the Tasmanian wilderness with day and overnight every weekend, also cycling, kayaking, caving and social Meetings 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month At 7.30pm, LCGS Lyttleton Street For more information please call –… read more >

Launceston A Capella Choir

Launceston A Capella Choir Singcognito Community Choir Meets every Monday between 7-9pm At the music room block H Launceston College New Members Welcome For more information please call Jean 6344 7222 or David 63340151 During School Terms only read more >
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