The Southern Integrated Transport Plan has been developed as a consultative document, which has been endorsed by the Steering Committee overseeing the development of the Plan. We encourage you to have your say on the draft Plan, particularly on the vision, objectives and strategies contained within the Plan. Your comments will be considered by the [...]
The Southern Tasmanian Youth Transitions Taskforce, Management Committee, meeting dates for 2009 will be the second Tuesday in the month. The meetings will be in the Board Room, Level 3, 85 Macquarie Street, at 9.30am: February 10, March 10, April 14, May 12, June 9, July 14, August 11, September 8, October 13, November 10, [...]
The Southern Tasmanian Youth Transitions Task Force has urged the Federal Government to undertake an urgent overhaul of the Youth Allowance so that it better supports young Australians undertaking post-school study. The Task Force, established under the State Government’s Guaranteeing Futures initiative, and auspiced by the Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority, claims that the current structure [...]
The second round of Innovative Grants were advertised earlier this year for programs to maximize the outcomes for Year 10 students who will have three additional weeks at school this year, and received a terrific level of response. While it was not possible to fund all of those that applied we are delighted with the [...]
The Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority has recently appointed Sandy Leighton as the new Project Manager Southern Tasmanian Weed Strategy, replacing Jonah Gouldthorpe. Sandy has a passion for engaging anyone and everyone in weed management, from raising awareness and skills, to identifying gaps and exploring possibilities for partnerships, knowledge and infrastructure sharing all with the ultimate [...]
Ragwort (Senecio jacobaea) is identified as a high priority weed for the southern region. It is a familiar pasture and roadside weed throughout the higher rainfall parts of the region and has been the subject of a high profile awareness and control campaign in the Huon Valley and Kingborough Council areas recently. Ragwort is an economically [...]
By ROB VALENTINE | Water and sewerage services to the Tasmanian community are a core function of local government and a responsibility councils take very seriously. As chairman of the Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority (STCA), which represents the 12 councils in the South of the state, I welcome Treasurer Michael Aird’s comments in the Mercury [...]
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