Countdown is on to the Relay for Life

Click here to register team. THERE are now 14 teams registered for the 2019 Derwent Valley Relay for Life on February 23, raising funds for the Cancer Council Tasmania. The Family Ties team will be sitting pretty in the Budget Rent a Car 6x3m tent as the winner of the earlybird

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Australia Day 2019 photo gallery

The start of the Australia Day Fun Run and Walk. 5km fun run men’s winner CadenMurray, left, with the placegetters.  5km fun run women’s winner ShaniaMurray, right, shaking hands withthe placegetters. 10km fun run men’s winner David Bailey, left, beingcongratulated by the placegetters. 10km fun run women’s winner Maryann Murray,

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Community Event of the Year 2019

New Norfolk Christmas Group members Tracy Hay, left, Jye Hay,Elizabeth Sheridan, Mary Young, Nicola Rouleston and Fred Lee. A GROUP that has taken charge of generating Christmas spirit in New Norfolk’s town centre has been recognised with the Derwent Valley Council’s Australia Day Award for Community Event of the Year.

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Australia Day Ambassador’s address

Diana Butler OAM. SERENDIPITY provided New Norfolk’s Australia Day celebration with an Australia Day Ambassador with an unexpected local connection. Transferred from another Australia Day Ambassador posting due to the unavailability of Mitch McPherson, Launceston nurse Diana Butler continued the tradition of inspirational speakers who have shared their story at

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2019 Australia Day fun run results

10km winner David Bailey, left,being congratulated by theplacegetters.  Nearly 200 entrants contested the two events in the Australia Day Fun Run and Walk at the Derwent Esplanade in New Norfolk this morning. The 10km and 5km events were conducted by the Tasmanian Road Runners for the third time. Thirty-two athletes

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Australia Day 2019

The recipients of the local Australia Day Awards. FUN-RUN and colour-run participants made up the bulk of the crowd at the local Australia Day observance on the Derwent Esplanade at New Norfolk today. There were big numbers for the two running events which bookended the local celebrations. The day kicked

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Rundown for Australia Day tomorrow

THE local Australia Day observance in New Norfolk will be held on the Derwent Esplanade tomorrow, January 26, with free activities and entertainment for all ages. The day kicks off at 10am when the annual fun run and walk gets under way. Entries will be accepted on the day. The

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Where to celebrate Australia Day

THE local Australia Day observance in New Norfolk will be held on the Derwent Esplanade this Saturday, January 26, with free activities and entertainment for all ages. The day kicks off at 10am when the annual fun run and walk gets under way. Entries will be accepted on the day

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“Chatty” man for Australia Day Ambassdor

Mitch McPherson. 2017 Tasmanian Young Australian of the Year Mitch McPherson has been named as this year’s Australia Day Ambassador for the Derwent Valley. Mr McPherson is the founder of the suicide prevention organisation “Speak Up! Stay Chatty”. Derwent Valley mayor Ben Shaw said anxiety, depression and suicide were issues

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Summer fun continues at Mt Field

THE Discovery Ranger Summer Program continues at Mt Field National Park in the Derwent Valley, where Discovery Rangers will offer free fun and educational activities at various times. Participants are asked to bring sunscreen, sturdy shoes and a hat for all daytime activities. Programmed activities may change in adverse weather.Mandarin-speaking Discovery

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Summer fun at Mt Field

THE Discovery Ranger Summer Program continues at many national parks this weekend, including Mt Field National Park in the Derwent Valley. A Discovery Ranger will offer free fun and educational activities at various times.Bring sunscreen, sturdy shoes and a hat for all daytime activities. Programmed activities may be cancelled in

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