All posts in Tasman Peninsula

Good handling puts the cherry on top

Improved handling and cool chain storage will be crucial for Australia’s cherry industry according to Tasmanian orchardist Jake Newnham 🍒🍒

World is their Oysters

JOSH HARRIS PAIRING experience with innovation, the Tasmanian Oyster Company is utilising pristine waters off the state to grow oysters that are 95 per cent resistant to the Pacific Oyster […]

Western Front tour postponed

Six Tasmanian students including a Tasman local have had their Frank MacDonald Memorial Prize study tour postponed. Tasman District School student Melanie Shoobridge was due to travel to Europe as […]

Swag of sashes to Tasman

Tasman District School dominated the recent Hamilton Agricultural Show taking away a swag of sashes. The school sent a team of 19 students to show animals at the 67th Hamilton […]

Local on South East beat

A local has taken over the reins of policing in the East and South East region, with Inspector Peter Harris now in charge of law and order from Nubeena to […]

GP service future uncertain

THE future of the Tasman Medical Practice is again up in the air after takeover plans have fallen through. The GP service operated by Huon Regional Care was to have […]

Sound advice from a grassroots politician

By Brad Stansfield Tasmania’s longest-serving Liberal Premier Robin Gray (a title he’s likely to keep for many years yet following Will Hodgman’s unexpected resignation) has released his political memoirs “Proud […]

Garlic at heart of Koonya festival

GARLIC lovers rejoice, Koonya’s Garlic Festival is just over a month away. Foodies will be able to browse and sample a smorgasbord of garlic artisan products, seasonal produce and delicious […]

TasWater expands statewide network of lifesaving AED’s

TASWATER recently staged a series of safety seminars across the state, including on the Peninsula, to update staff on the importance of being safe at work. The message went further […]

Port Arthur in purple

LAVENDER harvesting was in full swing just prior to Christmas at the Port Arthur Lavender farm. The family owned business overlooking the water at Long Bay was established in 2014 […]