Magra house destroyed

CREWS from several local brigades responded to a structure fire on Back River Rd, Magra, in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday). The house fire was first reported at about 1am. The Tasmania Fire Service said there was no-one home at the time of the fire which destroyed the

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MyState shuts the door at New Norfolk

MyState Bank has taken down the signs andclosed its New Norfolk branch. MYSTATE has shut the door on more than three decades of providing financial services to the people of the Derwent Valley, closing its New Norfolk branch last Friday. The bank announced in August that it would close the

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Glenfern/Lachlan bushfire under control

RAINY conditions brought relief for the fire crews battling the Glenfern bushfire and several others across the state yesterday. Firefighters continued to work throughout the day to contain the fires which at times were rated at emergency level earlier in the week. There are now no fires at alert level.

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Saturday bushfire update

TASMANIA FIRE SERVICEBUSHFIRE ADVICE MESSAGE FOR MOSS BEDS RD, TOP SWAMP RD, GLENFERN RD (SOUTH) AND LACHLANIssued At: 02/11/2019 12:02pm There is a bushfire at Glenfern Rd, Glenfern. There is no immediate threat. People in the area should remain aware that this fire is still being contained. Fire under these

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Friday night Lachlan/Glenfern bushfire update

Google Map showing the location and size of the Glenfern/Lachlanbushfire, in the bottom left corner. TASMANIA FIRE SERVICEBUSHFIRE ADVICE MESSAGE FOR MOSS BEDS RD, TOP SWAMP RD, GLENFERN RD (SOUTH) AND LACHLANIssued At: 01/11/2019 6:20pm Click here for the latest update There is a bushfire at Glenfern Rd, Glenfern. There

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Thursday night bushfire update for Lachlan

Google Map showing the area covered by the 230 hectareGlenfern Rd bushfire. TASMANIA FIRE SERVICEBUSHFIRE ADVICE MESSAGE FOR MOSS BEDS RD, TOP SWAMP RD AND SURROUNDING AREAS AT LACHLANIssued At: 31/10/2019 6:10pm Click here for the latest update There is a bushfire at Glenfern Rd, Glenfern. There is no immediate

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Update to Lachlan bushfire advice

BUSHFIRE ADVICE MESSAGE FOR MOSS BEDS RD, TOP SWAMP RD AND SURROUNDING AREAS AT LACHLAN Issued At: 31/10/2019 12:00pmClick here for the latest update There is a bushfire at Glenfern Rd, Glenfern. There is no immediate threat. With today and tomorrow’s forecast fire weather leaving early is the safest option. If this fire spreads, properties

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Lachlan/Glenfern fire community update

THE following information was provided to members of the public attending tonight’s public meeting at the Lachlan Community Hall. INCIDENT INFORMATIONThe Glenfern fire is burning in dry forest and plantations in the Glenfern Rd and Reddell Rd area, across to Moss Beds Rd and just to the west of Top

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Lachlan bushfire situation update

TASMANIA FIRE SERVICEBUSHFIRE ADVICE MESSAGE FOR MOSS BEDS RD, TOP SWAMP RD & SURROUNDING AREAS AT LACHLANIssued At: 30/10/2019 11:15am Click here for the latest update There is a bushfire at Glenfern Rd, Glenfern. There is no immediate threat. Fire under these conditions can be difficult to control. What to

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Salvos open up for evacuees

THE Salvation Army has opened its New Norfolk headquarters as a refuge for Lachlan residents who choose to evacuate due to today’s bushfire emergency. The Salvation Army is at 79 Hobart Rd, New Norfolk. BUSHFIRE EMERGENCY WARNING FOR LACHLAN

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Tenders called for Bridgewater Bridge works

The 2016 design for the new crossing at Bridgewater, alongsidethe existing bridge. TENDERS have been called for geotechnical investigations to assist with detailed design options for the replacement Bridgewater Bridge. Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the Australian and Tasmanian Governments

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Federal Agriculture Minister’s visit to the Valley

National Party Lyons candidate Deanna Hutchinson, left, andRay Williams of the Derwent Valley Field and Game Club lookon while Senator Bridget McKenzie lines up a shot. AUSTRALIA’S 642,000 recreational hunters and shooters contributed $2.4 billion to the nation’s economy in 2018, National Party deputy leader  and Victorian Senator Bridget McKenzie

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