Month: June 2018

Migrants urged to share stories

STORYTELLERS: Husband-and-wife team Heidi Callewaert and Thomas Zotz wants stories to tell the essence of Tasmania. Picture: LEILA WILLIAMSThe research phase of the migration-themed show, Arrival, was launched at the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery at Inveresk yesterday.
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Husband-and-wife team Thomas Zotz, of Germany, and Heidi Callewaert, formerly

Accommodation prize

The most innovative and cost effective idea will win two nights accommodation at Graham Court in Hobart courtesy of Bill and Stephanie Pegus (previous owners of Mountain View Motel in Deloraine).
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Entries close on August 31 and should be addressed to: The Chairperson, Great Western Tiers Visitors Centre, 62-64

Health reduced to a two-tiered system

THE independent senators who have renegotiated the Medicare Plus Bill have got it fixed in their mind that this will improve bulk-billing, when in fact the crisis that has reduced bulk-billing is the patient Medicare rebate, the schedule fee, and the fee charged by the medical provider.
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The gap

Ferries to leave

TT-Line corporate communications spokeswoman Simone Ferrier said yesterday that TT- Line chief executive Peter Simmons and Spirit II captain Jim Lewis would join the twin ferries on their trip to Melbourne.
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More than 28,000 people queued up to inspect the vessels in Hobart on Sunday.

Open days will be held

Sport briefs

Upset win to Rubin
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LOS ANGELES - Chanda Rubin upset defending champion Lindsay Davenport 5-7, 7-6 (7-5), 6-3 yesterday to win the $1 million WTA Los Angeles Open title. Rubin used precise ground strokes to beat the third-seeded Davenport in front of 4500 spectators at the Manhattan Beach

Visa hope for British dentist

CHEERS: Helen and George Hambly, of Trevallyn, celebrate Dick Hambly's visa breakthrough yesterday with Kate, 3, Rebecca and Eliza Howe, 10 months, of Trevallyn. Picture: LEILA WILLIAMSDr Dick Hambly's brother, George, and Liberal Senator Guy Barnett announced a solution to the immigration impasse.
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The need for the Senator's

Bowls week a great boost for Bendigo

THE Bendigo Bank Country Bowls Week was held from Monday, March 15, to Friday, March 19.
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Play was conducted at 13 Bendigo District Bowls club venues, those involved being Bendigo, Bendigo East, Bendigo RSL, Bendigo Golf Bowls, Eaglehawk, Golden Square, Kangaroo Flat, Marong, North Bendigo, South Bendigo, Strathfieldsaye, White