Wednesday, 27 March 2019
3351 Huon Highway, Franklin TAS 7113 - P: (03) 6266 3104

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The bushfire edition of the Huon News

The bushfire edition of the Huon News

With much of Franklin evacuated last Wednesday, the Wednesday, January 30 edition of the Huon News did not make it to press, the first week there has not been a scheduled Huon News since World War II. This week the Huon News talks to some of those affected by the bushfires that have been breathing down the neck of the Valley since the dry lightning storm of January 15. With cooler conditions...
This week's Huon News

This week's Huon News

This week the Huon News catches up with the firies who are working in the south-west to contain the fires started by the lightning storm of January 15 ahead of Friday's forecast hot temperatures and strong winds. We also meet Jack Wilson aka Deadly Ninja from Australian Ninja Warrior as he visits Tasmania and the Huon Valley for the first time. We hear from Aboriginal leaders and local...
This week's Huon News

This week's Huon News

This week the Huon News wraps up the Cygnet Folk Festival, and meets Scandinavian super group Fru Skagerrak, we also farewell Huon Valley bush poet Phil Rush from the festival. We have all the information on the updated public transport schedule for the Huon Valley and we unveil the Huon Valley Council's plans for the Main Drain. We chat to last year's Huon Valley Citizen of the Year ahead of...
The Huon News is back for 2019

The Huon News is back for 2019

The first issue of the Huon News for 2019 has hit the streets, with Willie Smith's announcing a change of venue for the Mid-Winter Festival, the Hastings Caves Road sealing works getting underway and the Huonville Lions Senior Women's team getting their first training run. The Huon News chats with Huon Valley PCYC president Bob Rolls about the future of the club, and we congratulate all the...
Where to put the workers

Where to put the workers

A pilot project at Grove Research Station to help with short-term seasonal worker accommodation in the Huon Valley area is one step closer, with the formal submission of a Development Application from Solutionswon Group Pty Ltd (on behalf of Oak Possability) to the Huon Valley Council.  However, residents of Pages Road and Tasman Road in Grove are unhappy with the proposal, and called an...

Huon News

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