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groups will share in hundreds
of thousands of dollars from
The grants mark the 25th
anniversary of Landcare as a
And more than one million
trees are expected to be plant-
ed as part of the first round of
the Federal Government's 20
Million Trees program.
There is $114,820 heading to
Tasmania, which includes
$22,000 to Landcare Tasmania
and Friends of Huon Island to
restore Huon Island, $21,890
to Tasmanian Land Conserv-
ancy to improve the condition
and resilience of native veg-
etation in the Central High-
lands and $22,000 to Derwent
Catchment NRM to protect
River Derwent water quality.
Tasmania will get $251,281
in the 20 Million Trees pro-
gram, which is providing $50
million over four years to re-
establish native vegetation.
Grants totalling $4.5 million
have been approved for 57 pro-
jects in urban and regional
areas around Australia.
This funding is going to
Landcare and community
groups, individuals and organ-
isations for plantings in their
Bellerive Community Farmers' Market
Bellerive Boardwalk, 8.30am to 12.30pm.
Details: Brenda Marsh 0447 926 202.
Harvest Launceston Community Farmers'
Market Cimitiere St car park, 8.30am to
12.30pm. Details: Misty Sanderson 0417 352
780 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Big River Growers' Market Willow Court
complex, New Norfolk, 9am to 2pm. Details:
Mowbray Community Market 330-336
Invermay Rd, Mowbray, 9am to 3pm. Details:
Richard 0418 133 308.
St Helens Market Memorial Hall, Cecilia St,
St Helens, 8am to noon. Details:
Burnie Farmers' Market Showgrounds,
Burnie, 8.30am to noon. Details: 6431 5882.
St Marys Market Community Hall, St Marys,
9am to 1pm. Details: 6372 2022.
Bridport Market Main Rd, Bridport, 9am-
2pm. Details: Annemarie Laubsch 6356 1474
Smithton Saturday Market 135 Nelson St,
Smithton, 8.30am to 3pm. Details: Ray
Murphy 0418 144 249.
Huonville Market Town Hall, Huonville,
10am to 2pm. Details: Sami 0400 505 069.
Cradle Coast Farmers' Market Pier Wharf,
Ulverstone, 8.30am-1pm Details: Lee-Anne
0497 622 311.
Axeman's Makers Market Axemans Hall of
Fame, Bells Parade, Latrobe, 9am to 3pm
Details: 6426 2099.
Bream Creek Farmers' Market
Showgrounds, Bream Creek, 9am to 1pm.
Details: Helen 0417 599 693.
Tasmanian Farm Gate Bathurst St, Hobart,
9am to 1pm. Details: Madi Peattie 6234 5625
or 0401 925 439.
Sorell Market Community Hall and oval,
Sorell, until 1.30pm. Details: Rod 6243 8282
or 0417 509 558.
Cygnet Market Town Hall, Cygnet, 10am to
2pm. Details: 0488 066 873, 6297 8179.
South Arm Community Market 9 Calverton
Pl, South Arm, 9am to 1pm. Details: Andrew
0419 484010 or Robyn 0400 998037.
Brighton Market Memorial Hall, Brighton,
9am to 2pm. Details: 0427 008 353.
Oatlands Community Market Community
Hall, Gay St, Oatlands, 9am to 1pm. Details:
Jenni Muxlow 0411 232 776 or Ron Williams
Penguin Market Old Primary School,
Penguin, 9am to 3.30pm. Details:
Don Village Market Memorial Hall, Don,
8am to 2.30pm. Details: 0428 921 443.
Esk Market Showgrounds, Esk, 9am to 2pm.
Details: Mick Dennis 6331 6044.
Evandale Market Russel St, Evandale, 8am
to 2pm. Details: Peter Woof 6391 9191.
Hobart Showground Market Howard Rd,
Glenorchy, 8am to 2pm 6272 6812.
Kingston Rotary Friendly Market Kingston
Town shopping centre car park, Kingston,
9am to 2pm. Details: Annette 0419 543 287.
Landcare grants to
boost local projects
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RAW opens Oatland premises
Help has new home P6-7
Oatlands starts sale season
Lamb buyers out P9
Guru toasts Tassie fruit
Sparkling secrets P20
Susie Daly developed salads to
use her unwanted potatoes.
Picture: RICHARD JUPE
Waste a winner P4-5
Market Talk ............................12
Real Estate .............................16
Weather ................................. 19
HOLIDAY FUN: The Redwa-
ter Creek Steam and Heritage
Society's steam train runs at
Sheffield every day until Mon-
day. The 106-year-old loco-
motive leaves every half hour
between 11am to 4pm. On Sun-
day the Apple Isle Carriage
Driving Association operates a
horse-drawn carriage from the
Sheffield station from 11am to
4pm. Cost: $2. Details: Chris
Martin on 0429 418 739.
Entries are open for the 2015
Tasmanian Field Crop com-
petition. The out-of-show
competition is organised by TP
Jones and it is judged on-farm
and after harvest. Crops in-
cluded are wheat, malt barley,
feed barley and canola. Win-
ners will be awarded $250 at
the Campbell Town Show and
overall winner gets cash and
prizes to the value of $1000.
Entry fee is $30, entries close
January 17. Details: visit www.
OPEN GARDEN: Jodi
Broomby's love of English gar-
dens and rare plants inspired a
dazzling display at Golden
Hills in Glengarry. The gar-
dens are open as part of Open
Gardens Australia tomorrow
and Sunday at 118 Hoods Rd,
Glengarry, from 10am to
4.30pm. Cost: $8.
SHEEP SURVEY: The
Sheep CRC is conducting a
survey to gather information
about the importance of sheep
welfare issues. The online sur-
vey is a collaboration with
Meat and Livestock Australia,
the Animal Welfare Science
Centre, the University of Mel-
bourne and the University of
New England. Survey is at
AXE CHALLENGE: Laun-
ceston businessman Errol
Stewart has put $50,000 on the
block if a woodchopping com-
petitor can beat his father's re-
cord at the Henley On Mersey
festival on January 26 in La-
trobe. With nine blows to the
front and seven to the back, it
took Clayton Stewart just 13.7
seconds to cleave a 30cm log.
Details: visit website www.
COAL TITLE: The Fingal
Valley Festival, a mining and
agricultural event, celebrates
35 years next year. Malcolm
Woods has his eyes on the
world coal-shovelling cham-
pionship. There will also be
shearing competitions, cycling,
woodcutting and yard dogs.
The festival is on February 28
from 10am-4pm at Fingal Rec-
reation Ground. Details: Mr
Woods on 0408 377840.
JEWELLERY AND GEMS:
Fair organised by Devonport
Lapidary Club at East Devon-
port School, Thomas St, East
Devonport on March 21-22
from 9am to 4pm. Jewellery
plus gems and minerals from
throughout Australia and the
world. Supplies and equipment
sales. Faceting and cabochon
demonstrations, gem sieving,
gem/gold panning. Cost: $5,
under-16 free. Details: Collene
Donaghy 0407 165 005. Visit
FRUIT SKILLS: Supervisor
level training late April. Course
takes skills from Certificate IV
in production horticulture.
Places limited. Details: Fruit
Growers Tasmania 6231 1944.
Branches can advise of upcom-
ing events here. Information
must be emailed to head office
by 10am on Monday for publi-
cation that Friday. State office
re-opens January 19. Phone
New baby items for under-
SUMMER CAMP: January
16-18 at Rokeby Police Acad-
emy. Details: Helen 6263 5946.
Day sessions available.
NEWSLETTER: The cur-
rent newsletter of the CWA,
News and Views, is available.
Stories, competitions, events.
BUSHY PARK SHOW:
Entries in the Home Industries
pavilion are encouraged. Con-
tact state office if you can assist
with show preparation and
FULL STEAM: A steam train runs at Sheffield this weekend.
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