FINDING that elusive first job can be a tough ask for many young people, which is apparent with the recent release of statistics showing that youth unemployment rate in Southern Tasmania is on the rise again.
To combat this trend, the Youth Entrepreneurial Services (YES) initiative, working in partnership with Vicinity Centres, is showcasing young Tasmanians’ creative skills and employment potential through experiential learning in the world of entrepreneurship.
STATE Cabinet’s April meeting with the Brighton Council was extremely positive and represents an important step in our working together with the newly re-elected Hodgman Government.
As Brighton Community Newsreaders will note, the Government took the opportunity to announce the commencement of consultation for the new Brighton High School. This is really positive as is the expectation that actual construction will commence next year.
THE positive response to our survey for input into the future of Brighton municipality, in conjunction with the development of Brighton’s Structure Plan is a clear demonstration of our community’s commitment to the municipality.
CHILDREN and their families were given a taste of some new food flavours at the opening of the Bush Food to Plate project at tagari lia Child and Family Centre last month.
Following a beautiful Welcome to Country by Aboriginal Aunty Wendal Pitchford, Aboriginal dancer Nathan and Bush Food Consultant Kris Schaffer, children were led in a dance and song to welcome our guests and invite them to share culture. Stories were shared with the children and will be further developed as the project grows.
BRIGHTON ratepayers have responded positively to the Council’s community survey, providing a range of suggestions and input to assist in the future development of the municipality as well as formulating the new Brighton Structure Plan.
AS of the start of this month (March) residents will see new waste collection vehicles in their neighbourhood. This is because Brighton Council has changed the current provider of its kerbside garbage and recycling collection services from Veolia to JJ Richards & Sons Pty Ltd.