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Flinders Island Super Shoot

Friday, July 10th, 2015

Flinders Island 2 day Super Shoot  hosted by Furneaux Field Game and sponsored by Raytrade.

12th & 13th September 2015

You have to be in it to win it!!

Two day event incorporating the Tasmanian Championship

150 Targets

Nominations can be lodged prior to the event.

Nomination fee $100.00

Nominations on the day start at 8.00am

9.00am START

Saturday 12th 9am start

Sunday 13th 9am start

3 Guns up for grabs!

-Overall High Gun

-Handicap High Gun

All shooters go in the door prize to have the chance to win a gun.


1st $300 + sash

2nd $150 +sash

3rd $75 + sash

all grades

To register or find out more info contact the Secretary of Furneaux Field and Game

Vicki Harper on 0428 593 557


Swamp Juice

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Swamp Juice

Tasmania Tour
Ten Days on the Island

Don’t miss the highly acclaimed performer, Canadian Jeff Achtem.

“Playfully challenging every conceivable boundary of puppetry, Mr Achtem transforms the audience into his personal puppeteering brigade as the plot’s main journey bursts beyond the confines of both shadow world and the stage itself. A must see for children and adults alike.” Theatre Guide. London.

Friday March 20th at 7pm Whitemark FAEC

Adults $25

Children $10

Concession $20

Family of 4 $55

Tickets at the door.

Brought to you by Regional Arts Victoria Ten Days, Australia Council, Tasmanian Regional Arts

Rock the Shack

Friday, January 30th, 2015

Flinders Island Farmers Market

Friday, January 30th, 2015

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Flinders Island Show

17th October 2014

9am -6:30pm

Flinders Island Show Grounds

The Cabaret

18th October 2014

Venue: Furneaux Arts and Entertainment Centre

Theme: Circus

Band: Two Strung

Entry Cost: $20


Fitness on Flinders & Emita Hall Committee are joining together to host the cabaret this year.

Furneaux Tavern Trivia

25th October 2014

Trivia night and fundraiser for Lady Barron Hall.

More details to come closer to the event.

Cup Day Lunch

4th November 2014

12:30p for a 1:00p lunch

Venue: Furneaux Tavern, Lady Barron

Buffet lunch, sweeps, raffles, Fashions on the Field and more.

Also raising funds for the Lady Barron Hall

Anglicare Church Fair

8th November 2014

Venue: Furneaux Arts & Entertainment Centre

Morning Tea, BBQ, variety of stalls including gifts, plants, produce, cakes, books and raffles.

Happy 100th Birthday Mary

Friday, June 27th, 2014

We all hope we’ll get close one day, but Mary MacTier is quick to say it’s ‘not that extraordinary’. Turning 100 is another dance step along the path of life for the Flinders Island farmer and teacher.

ABC North Tasmania tells more-

Flinders Island stalwart dances along to 100

Wave of Success

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Flinders Flicks is over again for another year. Some very entertaining films were submitted and the winner is Vic “the Vet!

2014 Best Film & Audience Choice Awards at Flinders Flicks with his film – VTV News

2014 Most creative use of  WAVE Award – No appointments Necessary

2014 Junior Filmmakers Award – Abducted Ferrets

2014 Judges Encouragement Award – Zombie Wave

Too see more films visit -

Youtube -Flinders Flicks

Facebook – Flinders Flicks

Can not wait for next years film festival.

The Economics of Happiness

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

Mountains Seas are hosting an informal gathering with special guest, Helena Norberg-Hodge on Sunday, Jan. 26 at 4pm.  They will

have tea and light snacks. 855 Trousers Pt Road – Mountain Seas, look for the new sign. Helen would love

to share her work and passion regarding strengthening small communities with islanders.

Let David know if you’d like to come (ph: 6359 4511), this is a free event.

Author and filmmaker Helena Norberg-Hodge is a pioneer of the new economy movement, and producer of the award-winning film ‘The Economics Of
Happiness’. She is Director of the International Society for Ecology and Culture (ISEC), and her groundbreaking work in Ladakh or Little Tibet
film by the same title, has been translated into forty-five languages.

Visit earned her the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’. In 2012 she was the first female recipient of the prestigious Goi Peace Prize for contributing to “the revitalization of cultural and biological  diversity, and the strengthening of local communities and economies  worldwide.” Her book,Ancient Futures, has sold over half a million copies and, along with a

Here’s the book cover of what’s sold half a million copies. She is a powerful exponent of localization in communities.

Author and filmmaker Helena Norberg-Hodge

Ancient Futures Book Cover

Flinders Island School Holiday Program for 2014

Monday, December 16th, 2013
Surfing Flinders Island

Surf School Flinders Island

The Flinders Island School Holiday Program for 2014 includes the popular surf school, snorkeling lessons, youth nights, photography workshops, movie matinees and much more. Visitors are welcome, check the community calendar, island news and flyers on the notice board in town for more information.

Flinders Island Community Carols

Friday, December 13th, 2013

15th of December 7:30 pm at the Hall

The Flinders Island Arts and Entertainment Centre (affectionately known as the Hall) will be a hive of activity this coming Sunday night the 15th of December as locals young and old gather to sing Christmas carols from 7:30 pm. The  annual Flinders Island Community Carols also feature local children dressed up as angels, shepherds, wisemen, Mary and Joseph to rein-act the nativity scene. Costumes will be available from the hall at 7 pm.

Come along and enjoy a song.

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