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Call to fix Planning schemes

October 07, 2015
The Hobart Chamber of Commerce is urging the state government to hurry up with its long-awaited overhaul of Tasmania's messy planning schemes. When up and running in 2017 it'll impose 80 per cent…

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Ravenswood High School Full School Reunion

Ravenswood High School Full School ReunionWhere: At the former school, Warring Street, Ravenswood. When: Saturday March 5th & Sunday March 6th 11am till 4pm both daysDetails: A full school reunion celebrating the 40th anniversary for every student and teacher… read more >


JETSONVILLE TUESDAY PLAYGROUPWhere: Jetsonville Hall, Muskfield Road, JetsonvilleWhen: Tuesdays during the school terms from 10am till 12 noonDetails: Jetsonville Playgroup is a family friendly environment catering for children age 0-5 years. Come along and… read more >

Mowbray Cricket Club 60th Year Reunion

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28TH : Mowbray Cricket Club 60th Year ReunionWhere: RACT Function Room Aurora Stadium When: Saturday, November 28th be there at 6:30 for a 7pm startDetails: Mowbray Cricket Club are celebrating 60years with a reunion for past players,… read more >


FESTIVAL OF ROSES Where: Rose Garden at Woolmers Estate, LongfordWhen: Sunday, November 15th, 9am until 4pmDetails: The Festival of Roses offers numerous stalls including plant nurseries, gardening books, jewellery and craft. Food and wine is offered, along… read more >


RINGAROOMA SCHOOL AND DISTRICT SHOW Where: Ringarooma Primary School GroundsWhen: Saturday, November 7thDetails: The Ringarooma Show is a great family day out, affordable with lots to see and do.Held in the picturesque Ringarooma Primary School grounds,… read more >


EX HYDRO EMPLOYEES REUNIONWhere: Spreyton Football clubWhen: 7th November , 11:30am-5PMDetails: a reunion is being held at theSpreyton Football club on SaturdayThe 7TH of November from I I:30am-5pmcome along and meet all your friendswho lived and worked in… read more >

Summerdale Primary School Twilight fair

FRIDAY, November 6th: Summerdale Primary School Twilight fairWhere: Summerdale primary school - Stanley St, Summerhill. TAS 7250When: Friday, November 6th From 4.30 pm to 8 pmDetails: Summerdale Primary School Parents & Friends have a Twilight Fair every 2… read more >


MELBOURNE CUP DAY HIGH TEA LUNCHEONWhere: Meander HallWhen: Tuesday November 3rd From 12:30pmDetails: The high tea luncheon commences at 12:30pm with high tea served at 1pm.Tickets can be purchased before the event.Presale tickets close on October 27th… read more >

Nellie Payne Exhibition at Westbury

Nellie Payne Exhibition at WestburyWhere: WestburyWhen: Oct 9 until Nov 2nd open daily from 10am until 2pmDetails: The "Who was Nellie Payne" committee, a sub-committee of the Westbury &Districts Historical Society will be running an exhibition of the life… read more >

Cormiston Girl Guides Garage Sail trail

Saturday, October 24th : Cormiston Girl Guides Garage Sail trail Where: Legana Tavern Car ParkWhen: Saturday, October 24th at 9:00am – 2:00pmDetails: In conjunction with the National Garage sale trail- we are again hosting a Community Car Boot SALE, BBQ and… read more >

Holy Trinity Anglican Church Beaconsfield ANNUAL FLORAL FESTIVAL

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24TH: 25th ANNUAL FLORAL FESTIVALWhere: Holy Trinity Anglican Church BeaconsfieldWhen: Saturday, October 24th at 9:30am to 3pmDetails: There will be a display of floral art by community organisations, Morning tea, Cake stall, Pony rides,… read more >


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24TH: SCALE MODEL EXPOWhere: Aurora Stadium, InvereskWhen: Saturday, October 24th from 9am to 5pmDetails: The Launceston Scale Model Club is holding another Scale Model Expo, to celebrate their 30th year! With this year’s theme being… read more >

Trivia Night

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17TH : Trivia NightWhere: Holwell HallWhen: Saturday, October 17th from 7pm until lateDetails: Trivia Night at the Holwell Hall Saturday the 17th of October 7pm start until late. Tables of 8, Great prizes and Raffles to be won on the night… read more >

New Horizons Club Gala Dinner, Show and Auction

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17TH: New Horizons Club Gala Dinner, Show and AuctionWhere: Albert Hall, LauncestonWhen: Saturday 17th October from 6:30pmDetails: A unique gala dinner experience!!! Raising much needed funds for our local not for profit charity New Horizons… read more >

Little Stars

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15TH: Little StarsWhere: Cancer Council support service Centre, 69 Howick st, LauncestonWhen: Thursday, October 15th at 1.30-3.30pmDetails: TAHPC, Specialist Palliative Care Service North, Cancer Council of Tasmania, Cancer+ and Canteen are… read more >

South George Town Primary School World Record Attempt

Thursday, November 12th: South George Town Primary School World Record Attempt Where: Franklin street George TownWhen: Thursday November 12th be there at 2pm for 2.30 pm Attempt StartDetails: S.G.T.P.School is holding a World Record Attempt for The Largest… read more >

Junior Mountain Bike Coaching

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10TH: Junior Mountain Bike CoachingWhere: St. Patricks College, SummerhillWhen: Saturday, 10th and Sunday 11th of October from 8am to 4pmDetails: Launceston Mountain Bike Club is holding a Skills coaching day for junior (age 12-17) mountain… read more >

Exeter High Schools Class of 2005's Ten Year Reunion

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10TH : Exeter High Schools Class of 2005's Ten Year ReunionWhere: Sporties Hotel, 252 Charles Street Launceston, TAS When: Saturday, October 10th From 6:30pmDetails: All graduates + partners and teacher from that year are welcome to attend.… read more >


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10TH: BE HER FREEDOM SILENT AUCTIONWhere: The Tailrace Centre, Launceston When: Saturday, October 10th from 6:30pm to 12amDetails: Be Her Freedom will be holding a fundraiseron October 10th to raise awareness and funds for human trafficking.… read more >


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10TH : JUNK FOR JUSTICEWhere: Outside UTAS School of Architecture & Design, InvereskWhen: Saturday, October 10th from 10am - 1pmDetails: We are a group of Utas Education students, interested in issues of sustainability and social justice. We… read more >

GB – Brooks Community School Reunion

Saturday October 10th : GB – Brooks Community School ReunionWhere: Kings meadows Health centre (McHugh ST)When: Saturday October 10th From 1:30pmDetails: School reunion from year 1948 onwards will be great catching up with old friends looking over old photos… read more >

Light the Night Scottsdale

Light the Night ScottsdaleWhen: Friday 9th October Starting at 6:00pmWhere: Crows Clubrooms ScottsdaleDetails: Light in the night is held every second year in Scottsdale It’s a fundraiser to raise funds and awareness for the Leukaemia Foundation. We had a… read more >

Mental Health Expo

FRIDAY October 9th: Mental Health ExpoWhere: Albert HallWhen: Friday, October 9th Starts at 10:30am to 3:30pmDetails: The mental health expo will be one of a variety of events held around Tasmania, as part of mental health week from the 4-11 October 2015The… read more >


FRIDAY OCTOBER 9TH: LEGERWOODSPRING SPRING BALLWhere: Legerwood Hall, LegerwoodWhen: Friday October 9th from 8.00pmDetails: Legerwood Spring Ball is to raise funds for the deaf and blind. Rosco’s orgastra will be playing for the evening there will also a… read more >

Hadspen Lions Car Boot Sale and Market

Hadspen Lions Car Boot Sale and MarketWhere: Lions Park Hadspenend of Main St on the riverbankWhen: Saturday October 10th At 8:00am til lunchDetails: Car Boot Sale on the riverbank Lions Park - end of Main street Sellers $10 per space, BBQ food and drinks… read more >

Waverley Primary School's Lakeside OP Shop

Waverley Primary School's Lakeside OP Shop When: Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Where: Waverly Primary School - Follow the signs from the car park Opening on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 1.30pm to 3.30pm A big selection of clothes for the… 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 >


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 [email protected] 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 >
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