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The Musselroe Wind Farm Derby River Derby was a roaring success on the last weekend of October 2017, with the Wind Farm team having a lark of a time.
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Woolnorth Wind Farms held a public display in Mortlake on 5-6 May 2017 to demonstrate the proposed plans to build the Mt Fyans Wind Farm.
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In an attempt to strengthen populations of Tasmanian devils hit by the devil facial tumour disease, healthy wild bred devils from Maria Island are being released at strategic locations across northern Tasmania by the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program (STDP).
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The Tebrakunna Visitors Centre, at Musselroe Wind Farm, was once again used to remember the life of one of Tasmania's greatest "unsung heroes", Aboriginal warrior Mannalargenna. 2016 marked 181 years after his death.
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Musselroe Wind Farm hosted the Tasmania Fire Service (TFS) in November 2016 to conduct a range of vertical rescue and response exercises from the towering 80m high wind turbines.
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In July 2016 the Woolnorth component of an annual state-wide devil survey was completed by team members of the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program.
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North-West produce was featured in national magazine ‘Delicious’ when Circular Head hosted the inaugural paddock to plate event ‘Graze the Region’ on June 4, 2016 at Tall Timbers, Smithton.
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The annual agricultural show at Scottsdale is the showcase for the region's agricultural diversity and wealth. With a combination of serious competition and light entertainment, the show acknowledges the hard work and skill of primary producers, hobbyists and students providing a venue for rural families to socialise. Competitions include Homecraft Exibits, Yard Dogs, Wood Chopping, Shearing, Horse Events and Cattle.
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The Springboard to Higher Education program, established in 2002, is an initiative of the UTAS Foundation. The program seeks to redress the significant levels of educational disadvantage amongst rural and urban ‘at risk’ and financially disadvantaged young people in Tasmania. Its intent is to encourage recipients into senior secondary school in the first instance and then into tertiary study.
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The Veteran Car Club of Australia (Tasmania) celebrated its 60th Anniversary in 2016. The Tasmanian Club is an all embracing club and provides for all vehicles 30 years old and older. In order to attract the veteran vehicles they hold one specific veteran event each year, known as the Peter Waddle Memorial Rally.
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