Mayor’s ANZAC Day speech at Brighton’s new Remembrance Park

By TONY FOSTER

MAY I FIRST ACKNOWLEDGE AND PAY RESPECT TO THE TASMANIAN ABORIGINAL COMMUNITY AS THE TRADITIONAL AND ORIGINAL OWNERS, AND CONTINUING CUSTODIANS OF THIS LAND ON WHICH WE GATHER TODAY AND ACKNOWLEDGE ELDERS PAST AND PRESENT.

It is a travesty of justice that while our indigenous people enlisted, fought, died and returned to our Country are not recognised in the Constitution of Australia, I hope this will be corrected.

TODAY, on the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC’s ill-fated landing at Gallipoli, we assemble for the first time here at what is now known as ‘Remembrance Park’, to pay our respects and thanks to those who served in the Great War of 1914-1918 and to those who have served our Country in the theatres of war and conflict since that time. It is important to also recognise those many peacekeepers who have served our country over a long period of time.

I would like to take this opportunity to say a few words about ‘Remembrance Park’.

Remembrance Park I believe is a very apt name as it acknowledges, not only our brave service men and women, but also the various uses of this site over the past century.

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Former Speaker gives insight into workings of parliament

By SHIRLEY McKERROW

SCHOOL for Seniors members enjoyed a visit to Redlands Estate just a few minutes drive from New Norfolk in the Derwent Valley. Those who toured the distillery were informed on the required processes to produce a good drop of whisky and were impressed by the enthusiasm of the chief distiller who explained how the barley is treated through to the final product. They also enjoyed sampling the different tastes of various brews. Continue reading “Former Speaker gives insight into workings of parliament”

LINC helps you learn about food

WHETHER you get your food from the garden or the supermarket, you want it to be tasty and good for you.  Once you have learnt some gardening skills and how to keep food fresh and making sure it’s safe to eat, you will be on your way! Not only to becoming a great cook, but you might want to get a job in the food industry. Continue reading “LINC helps you learn about food”

Culinary arts program focuses on health and wellbeing

STUDENTS from schools in the lordan River Learning Federation and Risdon Vale Primary swapped pizza­making tips with some of best, as the first of a series of 24 Carrot Gardens Culinary Arts workshops launches  at the  Bridgewater  Community  Centre.

The launch comes as the 24 Carrot Gardens Project design and construction phase is nearing completion, with the 12 participating schools planting and tending vegetable patches in their newly­ built garden beds. Continue reading “Culinary arts program focuses on health and wellbeing”