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Triabunna Tassal Triumph

July 25, 2014
Tassal will build an 11 million dollar fish-waste processing facility at Triabunna, providing the East Coast town with a much needed employment opportunity after the death of forestry. The Federal…

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Tour de France 2014 stage 19: Maubourguet Pays du Val d'Adour to Bergerac live!

All the action from Stage 19 of the 2014 Tour de FranceSend your thoughts to john.ashdown@theguardian.comOr get in touch via Twitter: @John_AshdownClick here for all our Tour de France coverageContinue reading... read more >
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Commonwealth Games: day two - live!

Follow the action from Glasgow as it unfoldsHighlights and schedule from day two in Glasgow Tom Jenkins' best pictures from day oneMurdoch and Miley swim to gloryMo Farah pulls out of Games due to illnessView the medals table here Continue reading... read more >
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Rhys Williams out of Commonwealth Games for doping violation

Welsh 400m hurdler suspended by UK Anti-Doping Another blow for Team Wales after shambolic start Continue reading... read more >
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Ravindra Jadeja fined 50% of match fee for spat with Jimmy Anderson

All-rounder guilty of conduct contrary to spirit of gameEngland bowlers hearing set for Friday 1 AugustContinue reading... read more >

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Fundraising BBQ

A fundraising BBQ at Harvey Norman to help us run our programs here in Launceston. We are volunteers working with teen mums and their babies through support, accommodation and education. "Making a Present for the Future" On 23rd August 2014 At Harvey Norman… read more >

1984 Queechy High School Leavers Reunion

1984 Queechy High School Leavers Reunion. To be held on the 4th October at Hotel Launceston, Brisbane Street Launceston. Starting at 7pm. $30 per person includes finger food. Come along and share some stories and catch up with one another.for more information… read more >

Fundraising Market

Saturday, 2nd August, 201410.00am to 2.00pm St Albies Hall, Margaret Street - Launceston Entry by gold coin donation - Raffle tickets also available A Fund-raising Market is being held to help a local Launceston lady raise funds for reconstructive… read more >

Physical activity event on Father's Day

Physical activity event on Father's DaySunday 7th September 2014incorporating a marathon, half marathon,10 km run/walk, and an under 12 children's challenge.The day also includes a team marathon event which can be made up of 2, 3, or 4 team members.Marathon -… 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 >

Girls Day Out

Girls Day Out Girls Day Out is Tasmania’s largest female lifestyle expo and is this year coming to Launceston, to be held at Albert Hall, 25 October 2014, 10am - 4pm. With fashion shows, Q&A forums, cooking demonstrations, live music and more than 80… read more >

Apex Australia Teenage Fashion Awards (AATFA)

The Apex Australia Teenage Fashion Awards (AATFA) has been an annual event for Apex Australia over the past 20 years. In conjunction with secondary schools throughout Australia, Apex provides students with the opportunity to design, manufacture and model… read more >

The Archers of Van Dieman’s 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 >

Long ride for Life

Long ride for Life Is a joint community fund-raiser supporting both the Leukaemia Foundation and the Royal Flying Doctor Service Our Self-Funded Long Ride 4 Life Team (LR4L) consists of 4 people, 4 horses and 4 dogs who will ride approximately 3,000 kms over… 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 mouth at 4pm. At… read more >

Tassie Drum Circle

Tassie Drum Circle Free Community Drum Circle First and Tired 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 >
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