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The Koonya Garlic Festival

There was a great deal of excitement and anticipation surrounding this year’s Koonya Garlic Festival, and it did not disappoint, attracting thousands of visitors and garnering national media attention. Flower […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Public Art display for new Dunalley School

Expressions of interest have been sought from contemporary Tasmanian Artists to create a series of artworks for the new Dunalley Primary School expected to be complete in July 2015.  The […]

Local artist wins prestigious ‘Premiers Award’

Local Tasman artist Grace Mercer-Gladdish is a collector of images. She is also a prolific collector of awards, recently winning the prestigious ‘Premiers Choice Award’ for her oil painting ‘Wattlebird’ […]