September 12, 2013

Unsung Heroes of Australian History

A musical exploration of Australia’s history celebrating in story, song and image those ordinary people who have done extraordinary things. Friday September 13th Furneaux Arts and Entertainment Centre, Whitemark Food and refreshments from 5pm, Performance at 6pm. Family $30, TRA Member Family $25, Single $15, TRA Member single $12, Child $5 This event is made […]

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September 2, 2013

Training on Flinders Island

Quad bike & tractor training. Presented by: GP Workplace Training and supported by WorkSafe Tasmania. Who should attend: Quad bike and tractor operators. Location and Times: Flinders Island Thursday 17th October, 8:30am – 3pm. Eight spaces available only. Cost: $140 GST not applicable (50% subsidy) Registration: www.worksafe.tas.gov.au This practical day-long course equips people operating quad […]

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August 30, 2013

What a BIG weekend for Flinders Island

Flinders Island is up for a big weekend with the Flinders Island Running Festival starting today. I hope everyone has registered and ready to move those feet! Festival Events Friday 30th August 2013 4pm – 5km run/walk Trousers Point through Strzelecki National Park 6pm – Pasta dinner with guest speaker Nigel  Marsh Saturday 31st August 2013 […]

Flinders Island Events, Island News, Uncategorized, Walks of Flinders Island
August 28, 2013

A lucky bunch of wombats

I had previously posted a blog about local resident Kate Mooney and her rescued wombats. The pictures from the blog have gone global. I had sourced the blog from another site, Island Lifestyle. Artist Sammi Gowthorp’s photo was posted on the ‘Australia’ Facebook page on Friday and went viral! Click on the links below for, […]

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July 16, 2013

The Essence of Flinders Island

The Essence of Flinders Island – Our new FITA instagram competition! We’re looking for the image which portrays the ‘Essence of Flinders Island’. The best 30 images will be printed, framed and showcased at The Flinders Island Show on October 18th 2013. The winner will receive a beautiful basket of local, handmade Flinders Island products […]

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June 18, 2013

Captain Bill Flinders Island

On Saturday 18th May the Bayles family of Bridport brought their new vessel “Captain Bill” to Lady Barron. Named in honor of Bill Barrett; who has had a long association with shipping in the Furneaux Group (he was employed on and Captain of many wooden trading boats, on fisheries vessels and at times on the […]

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