Councillor for the West Tamar

Lest We Forget

6am this morning saw myself and my youngest daughter at Exeter attending the Dawn Service. It was pleasing to see that even with the poor weather there were still significant numbers, and further it never ceases to amaze me that there are young children now attending. It is really important to pass onto the next […]

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A very busy week

It certainly has been a very busy weeks. Last Tuesday I was guest on City Park Radio with their lunchtime host Tony Webb. We discussed a number of West Tamar issues and for those interested the audio of the interview is below: Audio Saturday saw me presenting the lunchtime toast to the Soroptimist International Australia […]

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Exeter “Meet and Greet”

On Friday 10th February I had the pleasure of attending the Exeter “Meet and Greet”, an event put on by the Exeter Show Society to encourage community connections within the West Tamar. All funds raised from the evening go towards assisting the Show Society run the Exeter Show. It was a great¬†evening and I had […]

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Northern Lights Project

I recently had the pleasure of representing Council at the launch of the Northern Lights Project. This project sees six Northern Tasmanian councils collaborating on the largest energy efficiency project of its kind in the State. The Northern Lights street lighting project will improve energy efficiency and reduce operational costs through the installation of 9,100 […]

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Beaconsfield Mine Shaft repatriation

West Tamar Council held a special meeting today to approve the go ahead for the repair of the Beaconsfield Mine Hart Shaft that as most of you would know failed during winter last year, resulting in the surrounding surface collapsing into the mine at the site of the failure which is around the 45m depth […]

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My apologies to all

I do owe you, the readers of my blog, a very sincere apology as I haven’t updated this in a very long time. I have to admit that 2016 was a very frantic year and I never seemed to have a second to myself. Combine my Council commitments with my business commitments, university studies, the […]

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It seems some people get it

Hello again dear readers. Well, early a week after the Examiner printed an article on my alternative amalgamation proposal, there are some positive letters appearing in the Letters to the Editor page. While there have been some negative, they haven’t really made any alternative argument, just boo-hooed my idea. However, these two letters in support […]

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How to kick a hornets nest.

Well, hello again those few readers who check back here. I must admit that I have hardly had a chance to post the last few months as it has been very hectic at my end. However, here we are again. Those of you who read out local paper may have seen theat on Wednesday 8th […]

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ANZAC Centenary

This morning my eldest daughter and I attended the dawn service at the Exeter RSL to commemorate 100 years since the first landing at Gallipoli. What I found most encouraging was that there would have been close to 400 people who dragged themselves out of bed to attend. I was very proud of our West […]

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Sky Net good to go

The new SkyNet tower at the Tailrace Park was officially opened today. This is an awesome piece of play equipment for both big and little kids and makes one of the best parks in the region even better. Very proud to be a West Tamar Councillor today and even more proud to be a member […]

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