Community

Australia Day sports award keeps it in the family

THE title of Derwent Valley Council Sportsperson of the Year for 2022 has gone to the sister of last year’s recipient. New Norfolk High School student Ailie Morgan, 13, was named as this year’s recipient at last week’s Australia Day Awards ceremony, with the baton passing from her older sister

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Derwent Valley Young Citizen of the Year

FIFTEEN year-old J’Khobi Bone was named the Derwent Valley municipality’s Young Citizen of the Year during the Australia Day ceremony at New Norfolk last week. The St Virgil’s College student was recognised for his many sporting and community contributions. He began playing basketball at the age of seven and last

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Community

In the News: Meet this year’s Australia Day Award winners

FOR only the third time in the 54-year history of the local Australia Day Awards, the title of Citizen of the Year for 2022 was awarded to dual recipients at yesterday’s presentations at New Norfolk. Read all about it in the 28th print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley

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Coronavirus postpones Highland celebrations

THE commemoration of Australia Day in the Central Highlands and the Bothwell Bicentennial have been postponed by the coronavirus pandemic. Mayor Loueen Triffitt said this week’s council meeting had made the decision to put off both events until later in the year. “It wasn’t an easy decision to make but

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Events

GALLERY: Australia Day in the Derwent Valley

ABOUT 300 people enjoyed mostly fine conditions for the Australia Day celebrations at the New Norfolk Esplanade today. A light shower of rain late in the morning did little to dampen the enthusiasm of those present. Children’s activities were provided, and the musical entertainment included Fentonbury singer Bridget Pross as

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Events

Rundown for Australia Day activities in the Derwent Valley

THE Central Highlands and Derwent Valley councils are both hosting events in celebration of Australia Day tomorrow. Program – January 26, 2021 At the Derwent Esplanade, New NorfolkFrom 10am 10am Event begins – mayor’s welcome 10:15am: Singer Bridget Pross performs on the main stage 11am Derwent Valley Concert Band Community

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Events

Lions Club warming up the barbie for Australia Day

IT would not be Australia Day ay New Norfolk without the Lions Club of New Norfolk staging one of its famous sausage sizzles. The Derwent Valley Council has decided to go it alone and run Australia Day without the support of its long-serving volunteer committee, but some things won’t change.

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Thumbs up for Australia Day

An enthusiastic young participant in the Australia Day colour run at New Norfolk. AN enthusiastic crowd celebrated Australia Day on the Derwent Esplanade at New Norfolk yesterday. SEE THE PHOTO GALLERY FUN RUN RESULTS The day kicked off with 200 participants starting the annual Derwent Valley Australia Day Fun Run

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