FORMER Brighton Council junior citizen of the year, Brody Wylie has gained selection in the Australian team to compete at the Vaa World Sprint Championships in outrigger canoeing.
The World Championships are the highest level of competition that can be reached for outrigger canoeing. They are held every two years and this year are being held next month in Queensland on the Sunshine Coast.
THIS issue of Brighton Community News features the announcement that Council’s wholly-owned technology business, MicroWise Australia has purchased the Derwent Indoor Sports Centre building in Hurst Street, Bridgewater.
TASMANIA’S longest serving Mayor says the State Government has seriously ignored public concerns over the community impact of poker machines.
Brighton Mayor Tony Foster said the announcement by State Treasurer Peter Gutwein to essentially maintain the status quo on the number and location of Electronic Gaming Machines (EGM) in hotels and clubs was a massive disappointment and a slap in the face for the thousands of Tasmanians and community groups that were looking for real reform. Continue reading “Government ignores public concerns over poker machines”
UNITINGCARE Tasmania and Brighton Council have joined forces to not only educate struggling families on the nutritional benefits of fresh food but also to help them develop the skills to grow their own produce.
The innovative partnership – which is also being supported by a six-month Work for the Dole project – will see community gardens developed on council land located adjacent to UnitingCare’s facilities at Old Beach and Gagebrook.
BRIGHTON Council’s local government software business, MicroWise Australia intends to purchase the Derwent Indoor Sports Centre building in Hurst Street Bridgewater, securing the future of the local gymnastics academy.