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Koonya Garlic Festival in its sixth year!

Each February, the picturesque hamlet of Koonya bursts into life to host one of the Tasmania’s most beloved harvest festival events, The Koonya Garlic Festival.  The little festival that just […]

2018 Koonya Garlic Festival Set to Sizzle

As the 2018 Koonya Garlic Festival draws near and the pending excitement sends ripples throughout the state, ‘all things garlic’ are on the tips of garlic growers’ tongues, as they […]

National Simultaneous Storytime

National Simultaneous Storytime is an annual campaign organized by the Australian Library and Information Association that aims to encourage more young Australians to read and enjoy books. Each year the […]

JAX to the MAX

In April, JAX – Jacqui ‘JAX’ Smialek along with talented band members Malcolm ‘BAT’ Battersby and Patrick Neumayer represented Tasmania in the Global Battle of the Bands Australian National Final […]

Australia Day Awards – Celebrating Who’s Great in Sorell!

Sorell Council’s 2016 Australia Day Awards were presented at the Sorell Memorial Hall on Friday 22 January. Around 140 friends, family and community members attended the event and enjoyed the […]

2016 Tasman Australia Day Awards Celebrates Quiet Achievers

The 2016 Tasman annual Australia Day awards celebrated the quiet achievers. The awards ceremony and presentation was held for the first time at the Nubeena Civic Centre after the annual […]

Festival of Voices Returns to East

Last year the Festival of Voices unplugged itself from its city base thrilling audiences the breadth of Tasmania’s stunning East Coast. A joint initiative between organisers of the Festival of […]

Garlic Festival makes a Splash

Untitled Blog Post Name When the day hands you puddles make a splash! And a splash the Koonya Garlic Festival certainly made on a rainy Valentine’s Day in February.  After […]

Unplugged Festival lights up the skies

Tasmania’s East Coast is renowned for many things: Its glorious scenery, ethereal light, pristine beaches, majestic national parks and clear blue skies sprinkled with freckles of candy-floss clouds – even […]

New Art Emerges ‘From Paddock to Plate’

A series of exciting new ‘state of the art’ pubic art installations have been erected at the South East Trade Training Centre facilities in Sorell and Triabunna. The suite of […]