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Police Officer Charged

July 22, 2014
A 43yo Tasmanian police officer has been charged with assaulting a man while on duty. The Constable from the Southern District is accused of assaulting the 19year old at Herdsman’s cove in February…

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Football Match to support and raise awareness of Angel Goal

Angels Goal have partnered with NLJFC to raise funds and awareness for anti-bullying. Sunday 13 th of July Starting at 830 am Last match kicking off at 3 pm Host by north Launceston junior The junior bomber and the prospect junior hawks will compete for the… read more >

Physical activity event on Father's Day

Physical activity event on Father's DaySunday 7th September 2014incorporating a marathon, half marathon,10 km run/walk, and an under 12 children's challenge.The day also includes a team marathon event which can be made up of 2, 3, or 4 team members.Marathon -… read more >

Celebrity Soccer Match

Celebrity soccer match Saturday 19th July 2014 Churchill Park, Invermay Kick off at 5pm Pre-Game Match 3pm – U16 Westside Daredevils V U16 Devonport Strikers Adults $5 Children$3 Family of 4 $10 BBQ & Bar (Upstairs Only, No byo) Come along and watch some of… read more >

Able Australia - Christmas in July

Able Australia - Christmas in July Enjoy a night of live music, delicious food, great people Raffle and lucky door prize Saturday 19th July 2014 6pm – 10pm Launceston Gold Club, Opossum Road, Kings Meadows Dress Code: Evening Attire Cost: $50.00 For bookings… read more >

Mid winter sale - Zions Hill op shop

Saturday 12 July 2014Mid winter sale, good quality clothingAdults $2, children 50centsface painting, hair spraying, model helicopter display, free soup & roll & tea & coffee.Fashion parade held at 1pmZions Hill op shop 7-21 Warring street Ravenswood From… read more >

Newstead Child Care Centre 10 year anniversary

Newstead Child Care Centre is celebrating their 10 year anniversary On the 19th July between 10am - 2pm. We would like to welcome all members of the community as well as past and present families and friends to attend. This will be a free event. There will… read more >

Annual Handcraft and Home Industries Exhibition

Country Women's Association of Tasmania is holding it's Annual Handcraft and Home Industries Exhibition.At the Launceston North Uniting Church Hall 128-132 George Town Road Newnham. This is open to the publicfrom 9am - 4pm Friday 4th July and 9am - 3pm… read more >

Girls Day Out

Girls Day Out Girls Day Out is Tasmania’s largest female lifestyle expo and is this year coming to Launceston, to be held at Albert Hall, 25 October 2014, 10am - 4pm. With fashion shows, Q&A forums, cooking demonstrations, live music and more than 80… read more >

Launceston Mitsubishi Think Pink Cup 2014

Saturday 19 July 2014Launceston Mitsubishi Think Pink Cup 2014 Tote Racing Centre - Mowbray Launceston Silks Restaurant 2 course luncheon with bubbles on arrival 11.45 am to 5.15 pm $60 per person Live and Silent Auctions, Best dressed categories Book early… read more >

Apex Australia Teenage Fashion Awards (AATFA)

The Apex Australia Teenage Fashion Awards (AATFA) has been an annual event for Apex Australia over the past 20 years. In conjunction with secondary schools throughout Australia, Apex provides students with the opportunity to design, manufacture and model… read more >

Mens Health Forum

Mens Health Forum 12th June 2014 Anchor Manor 17 Alanvale road Newham Starting at 7pm RVSP Debra 0439 013 000 (SMS) Free Event (supper and drink provided) Held in recognition of Men's Health Week which is the 9th-15th June. An event aiming to increase… read more >

Leeawuleena - sleeping water art exhibition

Leeawuleena - sleeping water art exhibition 6 to 15 June 2014 - open every day 9am to 5pm Lake St Clair, Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park, via Derwent Bridge Phone 6289 1172 You are invited to come and share the wonder and beauty of the landscape… read more >

Invermay Bowls and Community Club Trivia Night

Invermay Bowls and Community Club We are holding a trivia night on Friday June 13th. $10 per person or a special deal of $15 per person for trivia and a counter meal. Trivia starts at 7.30pm. Great prizes and a lucky door prize. Tables of 8 please. For more… read more >

The Archers of Van Dieman’s Land

A second edition of the book Archer’s of Van Diemen’s Land is being published. If you are a descendent of the Archer family and have received family data forms to complete, please complete these and return them as soon as possible. If you are a descendent and… read more >

Bridgenorth Football Club Reunion

The Bridgenorth Football Club will be hosting a past players & officials luncheon to celebrate the reunion of their senior premierships in 1983 & 1984 along with the reserves premiership of 1984 and runner up in 1983. All taking place at their parrot park… read more >

Long Ride for Life

Long Ride For Life Is a joint community fund-raiser supporting both the Leukaemia Foundation and the Royal Flying Doctor Service Our Self-Funded Long Ride 4 Life Team (LR4L) consists of 4 people, 4 horses and 4 dogs who will ride approximately 3,000 kms over… read more >

West Tamar Band

West Tamar Band In concert At the Holy Trinity Anglican Church Corner of Weld and Crowther Streets Beaconsfield Sunday 25th My 2014 2pm Musical Director Brain Ellis Guest Conductor Mark Saunders Featuring Vocalist Joe Di Sario and Kerry Ellis Compere: Patron… read more >

The Heart of Hope Fundraiser

The Heart of Hope Fundraiser. Gavin is a 17 year old young man the needs ongoing treatment for a condition called Danon’s Disease. Sadly, his brother passed away for the same condition four weeks after being placed on the Heat Transplant Registry at 18yrs of… read more >

Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal

The City of Launceston RSL band Inc. Presents the Red Shield concert. To raise funds to set the appeal in motion for the Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal On Saturday 17th May at the Salvation Army 111 Elizabeth Street, Launceston. 7pm. Adults $20. kids under… read more >

Zions Hill care shop

Zions Hill care shop 12TH April 2014 7-21 Warring Street Ravenswood Summer clearance sale, Quality clothes nothing over $2 plus free sausage sizzle & free easter eggs for children. 10am-2pm For more info phone Val 6339 3673 or 6339 1688 read more >

George Town Baha'i Group

George Town Baha'i Group The George Town Baha'i Group holds regular meetings to reflect on the writings of the worlds religions. Baha'is believe in the underlying unity and oneness of the world religion. they meet every third Saturday of the mouth at 4pm. At… read more >

National Book Council Tasmania July 16th

National Book Council Tasmania SPEAKER: Dr. Nick Clements, author of “The Black War”, will be on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. The speaker at our next meeting, on Wednesday, July 16, will be Dr Nick Clements, author of “The Black War”. Tasmania’s Black War, says… read more >

Tassie Drum Circle

Tassie Drum Circle Free Community Drum Circle First and Tired Sunday of the Month 10am -12pm noon drumming All types of drum and skill levels welcome First Sunday Cataract Gorge (Stone bunker near swimming pool) Third Sunday City park Launceston (Band… read more >

The Baha'i Group of George Town

The George Town Baha'i Group holds regular meetings to reflect on the writings of the world's religions. Baha'is believe in the underlying unity and oneness of the read more >

Launceston Gaming Club

The Launceston Gaming Club meets every Thursday and Friday night, at the Soldiers Memorial Hall, St Leonards, from 7pm-midnight. If you like Miniature Wargaming, card or board games, we play a variety and are open to new games, so come along and satisfy the… read more >

Mind Moves Chess Club

This is a chess club held every Monday, at Windsor Community Health Precinct, 1 Windsor drive, Riverside, from 6-7pm during school terms, for all kids aged 5-18 years with a special invitation to gifted, autism spectrum and ADHD kids. The benefits of chess… read more >
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