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Thousands rally against job cuts

November 27, 2014
Tasmanian public servants are now back at work after the biggest stop work meeting the state has seen in nearly 30 years. Thousands in Hobart, Launceston and Burnie swelled rallies campaigning…

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First Test should go ahead despite Phil Hughes injury, says Border

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Launceston Community Legal Centre - Unique & rewarding volunteer opportunity!

The Launceston Community Legal Centre is looking for new legal literacy volunteers The work involves helping people understand more about every day legal issues including helping with forms and documents You can use your skills to help others!! Full training… read more >

Legana Christian School Carols Event

Legana Christian School Carols Event Friday 19th December from 7.30-9pm Local guest artists FREE admission Flicker lights and glow bands for sale on the night Come and spend an enjoyable evening of Caroling More information at www.legana.org/carols/ read more >

Carols In The Chapel

'Carols in the Chapel' - St Paul's Chapel, LGH, Level 3 Tuesday Dec 9th at 7pm Collection for the Christmas Bowl Appeal Supper will follow to service - All are welcome! For further information, please contact Pamela Cornish on 6348 7243 read more >

Punchbowl Primary School Fair

Punchbowl Primary School fair will be held on Friday 28th November from 4-8pm Come along and enjoy: The food and drink stalls Disco Raffles Bric a Brac As well as a reptile display and much much more All money raised will be going towards punchbowl primary… read more >

Launching of the new Babymum Centre

On Friday 28th November, Babymum will be launching their new centre to the Launceston Community. The Centre at Level 1, 68 St John Street Launceston will be throwing open its doors to show the community exactly what Babymum is about - The people it helps; the… read more >

Carols at the Bowl

Carols at the Bowl - The Punchbowl Christian Centre on the 20th December BBQ and kids activities from 6.30pm Program starts at 7.30pm featuring the Salvation Army Brass Ensemble and songsters, The Fellas Lads, various choirs and carols band with a surprise… read more >

Launceston Rugby Club 2014 Christmas Party

Launceston Rugby Club 2014 Christmas Party 6th December at the Launceston Bees Rugby Club, Royal Park 4pm-9pm (club closes 10pm) ACTIVITIES: There will be face painting (free for all!) Manicures for the ladies - Body Shop at home will be giving FREE manicures… read more >

Cormiston Girl Guides Car Wash Fun Day

Cormiston Girl Guides is hosting a car wash fun day at the Legana Tavern on the 6th December from 9-2pm Come and get your car washed for $5 and enjoy the festivities with a BBQ, zorb balls, kids activities and a HUGE raffle It's going to be a great family fun… read more >

Baby Mum Inc. Fundraising BBQ

Baby Mum Australia Inc are hosting a fundraising BBQ, held at Level 1, 68 St John Street, Launceston, to help raise funds for their programs on Friday 28th November They are a voluntary, not for profit community organisation helping first time teenage mums… 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 >

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 >


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 >

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 >

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 >

Sing Australia – Launceston

Sing Australia – Launceston Meets every Thursday between 7-9pm At the music room block H Launceston College Reading music not a requirement All Voices Welcome For more information please call 0409 913 554 or 6394 4713 read more >

Northern Motor Cycle Riders Assoc

Northern Motor Cycle Riders Assoc Meets 1st Wednesday of every month At Archers Manor, Newham 7pm for 7.30pm Start For more information please call Judi 0409 291 024 read more >

Mind Moves Chess Club

This is a chess club held every Monday, at Windsor Community Health Precinct, 1 Windsor drive, Riverside, from 6-7pm during school terms, for all kids aged 5-18 years with a special invitation to gifted, autism spectrum and ADHD kids. The benefits of chess… read more >

George Town Baha'i Group

George Town Baha'i Group The George Town Baha'i Group holds regular meetings to reflect on the writings of the worlds religions. Baha'is believe in the underlying unity and oneness of the world religion. they meet every third Saturday of the month at 4pm. At… read more >

Tassie Drum Circle

Tassie Drum Circle Free Community Drum Circle First and Third Sunday of the Month 10am -12pm noon drumming All types of drum and skill levels welcome First Sunday Cataract Gorge (Stone bunker near swimming pool) Third Sunday City Park Launceston (Band… read more >