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Most people understand the joys of volunteering – the satisfaction of being needed, of feeling useful, and of spending time supporting a personal passion.   But if you haven’t tried it, or want a change, take advantage of a new service … Continue reading

Saver Plus

Saver Plus is a financial education and matched savings program delivered by The Smith Family in Tasmania.  Eligible families who complete the program can access up to $500 in matched savings for education costs including uniforms, books, computers and iPads, … Continue reading

Seasons for Growth group for children bereaved by cancer

Seasons for Growth® Grief and Loss Group for children bereaved by cancer Cancer Council Tasmania is offering group support and education to children aged 9 – 12 who have had a family member or close friend die of cancer. Would … Continue reading

Brighton Community Christmas Parade

Come along and enjoy the Community Christmas spirit. bring a seat and grab a spot along the route. No parking of vehicles along Parade route thanks. Roads will be closed during parade.  

Looking for volunteers for your organisation?

Volunteering Tasmania is the state’s Peak body for volunteering.  Our mission is to create an environment which promotes and sustains effective volunteerism.  Volunteering is proven to have a positive effect on mental and physical health, as well as being a potential … Continue reading

Brighton Community News Brighton Community News

Community views must be considered in pokies’ review

By TONY FOSTER THE Parliamentary Joint Select Committee that is currently considering the future of gaming in Tasmania must consider the views of the community in reaching its recommendation. For too

Clean, green fun helps good cause

By VAN RANSLEY A CHANCE discussion resulted in Diabetes Tasmania’s community work being helped by a fun day at the Brighton Bowls and Community Club (BB&CC) late last month. Leanne Clark, who i

Mayor calls for referendum on pokies

BRIGHTON Mayor Tony Foster has repeated his call for a referendum at the next Tasmanian State election, asking the people of Tasmania if they want electronic gaming (poker) machines in hotels and club

‘Cunning Treasurer’ called out by Brighton Mayor

TASMANIA’S longest-serving Mayor, Brighton Council’s Tony Foster has described as a dishonest misrepresentation, comments from Treasurer Peter Gutwein that local councils have sacrificed investmen

Meet our two new school principals

By JOHN HALL TWO of Tasmania’s brightest and most qualified educators have been appointed principals at Brighton’s two largest schools. Ang Miezitis, 48, is the new principal of Brighton Primary a