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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

Learn to play guitar

  Have you always wanted to learn guitar, but didn’t know where to start? Come along and discover some free and easy options to learn guitar online and in local groups. If you have a guitar, bring it along!  

Learner Licence Assist Programme

  Do you have trouble reading or writing? Are you having trouble obtaining your Learners Licence from Service Tasmania? We can help you sit and pass your learners test! This is a one-on-one test with pen and paper to assist you … Continue reading

Parents R Us

Kylie and Christine would like to welcome all Parents/Guardians to come along to the Parents R Us group. The group meets weekly on a Monday from 11am – 2pm at the Gagebrook Community Centre, 191 Lamprill Circle, except school holidays and student … Continue reading


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Award-winning Stones restaurant steeped in history

BY JOHN HALL APPROXIMATELY 160 years ago, a small stone church was built overlooking the Jordan River in Pontville.  It stood forlornly on Pony Hill, adjacent to the Old Brighton Road.  One day it d

Brighton leads the way in efficient management

BRIGHTON Council is leading the way for local government in the efficient management of its finances and operations, and also, in promoting initiatives that are improving services for the community an

Army camp a major feature of Ten Days program

TASMANIA’S Ten Days on the Island will be back at Brighton next year with a work by artist Brigita Ozolins in Brighton Army Camp’s former hospital building. Brigita Ozolins has explored the Bright

Tribute to long-time Brighton former deputy mayor and councillor

  Tribute to long-time Brighton former deputy mayor and councillor FORMER deputy mayor and long-time and respected councillor on Brighton Council passed away last month. His son-in-law Leigh Gray

Local government serves its community

By TONY FOSTER Mayor THERE is certainly a focus on local government at the moment – on its effectiveness and efficiency, the services it provides for ratepayers and the community, and importantly th