Mayor’s Message – 11 February 2020


Mayor’s Message – 11 February 2020

Over 800 students enjoyed education programs at the Bass Strait Maritime Centre in 2019 and we want more to experience the Centre in 2020.

The BSMC will host an Education Famil on Tuesday, 18 February 2020 4-7pm for Secondary and Primary educators.

It is s an opportunity to visit the updated centre, learn about some of the programs on offer and discuss your 2020 curriculum and activity requirements.

You can RSVP by telephoning the centre on  6424 7100 or by email to [email protected]


Details have been finalised for the Sea FM and 7AD Fire Relief Concert, which will be held in the Town Hall on Friday 21 February from 7 pm until 10 pm.

Council is supporting the concert through the provision of necessary facilities, equipment and staffing.

The total estimated commercial value of Council’s contribution to the event, including venue hire, ticketing fees, equipment hire and staffing is between $10,000 and $12,000.

The concert will feature Delilah Hanniford – an incredibly young talent, who writes and performs her own songs, Channel IV – one of our best up and coming Rock Bands and Wake the Neighbours – an exceptional high-quality local cover band.

They will be followed by nationally-acclaimed Tasmanian band Wolfe Brothers, who will do an acoustics set.

Ticket prices are: Adults – $28 and Child U 16 – $18 with no other concessions/student/group

Tickets are currently on sale and can be purchased through the paranaple arts centre box office, on line at or by telephone by calling the box office on 6420 2900.

As of mid-January, the 2019/2020 national bushfire season has burned an estimated 46 million acres, levelled 5900 buildings and claimed 29 lives. has burned an estimated 46 million acres, levelled 5900 buildings and claimed 29 lives.

Cr Annette Rockliff