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Darker, wilder and weirder.

#UnquestionablyDerwentValley

📍Russell Falls, Derwent Valley Tasmania
📷 Benjamin Alldridge Photography 💥

#DerwentValleyTasmania #DiscoverTasmania #HobartandBeyond #HolidayHereThisYear #SeeAustralia #OffSeason
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Mens Mental Health Week starts today. Time for a reminder to check in on yourself. Stop putting off those Dr check ups and get them done.

If you or someone you know is struggling, needs a hand make sure you check in on them, have a chat.

Glamorgan / Springbay State Emergency service Unit reaching out fellas!

#dvses #allgoodbro
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Photos from Derwent Valley Horse Riders Association's post ... See MoreSee Less

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Cider Gum Saturday is here! It's no secret we love the Cider Gums and we are lucky enough to be collaborating with State Government (DPIPWE) and Hydro Tasmania to reduce threats and support the protection of these struggling trees.

Found only in the Miena area, the trees are given their name for the unique sap that runs through them. The sweetness of the sap not only acts as an anti-freeze to allow these trees to live in the coldest place in Tasmania, the sap and new shoots are a desirable dinner for many types of species. With shorter winters, and increasing numbers of browsers, this doesn't allow much time for the trees to recover. Add the 2019 bushfires and we find this unique species in severe decline.

You are going to be hearing much more about these beautiful trees as we work to support their recovery potential and reduce threats to their survival.
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In the May Council Meeting, the Council met to discuss a number of items including:

- Community Grants | Seven Community Grants were awarded to various organisations, with more than $13,000 awarded to community groups. See our website and Facebook for info on grant recipients.
www.derwentvalley.tas.gov.au/our-community/commgrants
- Dog Registration Fees | Council agreed to a 2% increase in fees for 2021/2022
- Agreement to commence an Expressions of Interest process for New Norfolk and Bushy Park Swimming Pools

The unconfirmed minutes and audio recording of this meeting are now available on Council’s website at the link below.

www.derwentvalley.tas.gov.au/council-documents/minutes-and-agendas/council
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WALK AGAINST ELDER ABUSE

Too many older Tasmanians are still being harmed by people they trust.

This World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, we encourage you to do something positive to show that you care.

You can register your attendance for the Walk Against Elder Abuse in Burnie, Launceston or Hobart by emailing lynm@cotatas.org.au or calling 6231 3265 by the end of TODAY, 10 June. You are encouraged to wear purple on the day if you can.

If you or someone you know is being harmed by a trusted person, please call the Tasmanian Elder Abuse Helpline 1800 441 169. The Helpline operates from Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.
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Acknowledgement of Country. We pay respect to the traditional and original owners of this land the Leenowwenne people of the Big River Nation. We pay respect to those who have passed before us and acknowledge today’s Tasmanian Aboriginal community in the Derwent Valley.

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