Tag Archives: tourist information

August 8, 2018

Furneaux Museum Update

A few this happening at the Museum of late. Here is an update by President Bron Grutzner from the Augusts 3rd addition of the Island News. NEW EXHIBITION – Now on display for the first time is a selection of photographic equipment donated to the Museum by the estate of George Coster of Emita. The exhibition […]

Island News
August 1, 2018

Furneaux Museum Membership

Furneaux Museum 2018-19 Membership subs now due. $10 single, $20 couple, $25 family Please pay by direct deposit (account details in the Island News) With your name as a reference or at Bowmans Store. Let’s keep this little Museum going. 

Island News
December 28, 2017

New Years Eve

Celebrate New Years Eve at the Furneaux Tavern. Live entertainment from ‘HIT THERAPY’, plus a massive display of fireworks. Furneaux Tavern is hosting a night of great entertainment on New Year’s Eve. Bring the family along to watch the incredible display of fireworks over the water at 10 pm. Then party on with the band into […]

Island News
December 14, 2017

Walkers Supermarket Christmas Hours

WALKERS SUPERMARKET CHRISTMAS TRADING HOURS Monday 18th – Saturday 23rd December 9am-5: 30 pm Sunday 24th December CLOSED Monday 25th December CLOSED Tuesday 26th – Saturday 30th December 9am-5: 30 pm Sunday 31st December 11am-4pm Monday 1st January CLOSED Please note, Walkers will be opening every Sunday 11am-4pm throughout January.

Island News
September 10, 2014

Wireless Station

Lets flash back to the 8th October 1913. Flinders Island Wireless Station was officially opened after almost a year in construction of two buildings and erection of the 170 ft. (52m.) high mast in February of 1913. Amalgamated Wireless Australia (AWA) held a contract with government of the day to provide radio contact between ships […]

Flinders Island History, Island News
July 1, 2014

The Purple Swamphen

Styled after the decorative bird habituating the outskirts of town, The Purple Swamphen store ‘hatched’ on Friday 27th June. Situated on Lagoon Road, Whitemark, a new gift shop hoots too. Noises and sounds come from a record player spinning around! The Purple Swamphen – Island Lifestyle

Island News, Local Business News
June 13, 2014

The Purple Swamphen

Looking for a unique gift? The Purple Swamphen will stock locally made art, craft & products, as well as a selection of items from Tasmania and beyond. Opening Hours from the 28th June. Wednesday and Friday 10am to 4pm Saturday 10am to 1pm or when the sign is out the front. Mel & Helen are […]

Island News, Local Business News
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