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Lilydale RSL unveils plans for its Anzac memorial

Construction of a memorial at Lilydale will help commemorate the service and sacrifice of Northern Tasmanians during the First World War, Federal Member for Bass, Andrew Nikolic said. Mr Nikolic announced that the Lilydale RSL Sub-Branch had been successful in applying for $24,145 of funding under the Federal Government’s ANZAC Centenary Local Grants Program.

Talking tourism and trade in Northern Tasmania

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Tourism and trade in Tasmania has dominated discussions during a two-day visit to the state by Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb which started on Tuesday (31 March).

Andrew Nikolic, MP for Bass, hosted Mr Robb during his visit to Launceston. As the Minister responsible for tourism, Mr Robb attended a number of meetings to give local stake-holders the chance to discuss the sector first hand with him.READ MORE

Schools, clubs and coaches urged to register for Sporting Schools program

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Andrew Nikolic, MP for Bass, is calling on local primary schools, clubs and coaches to sign up to the Federal Government’s Sporting Schools program, an initiative to get more kids active and healthy.

Mr Nikolic said individuals and sporting groups could now register at the new Sporting Schools website for Australia’s largest school-based participation program before it is rolled out in July 2015.
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Spirit of Anzac Centenary Exhibition coming to Launceston

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Launceston will be the second stop on the national tour of the Australian War Memorial’s travelling Spirit of Anzac Centenary Exhibition later this year.

Andrew Nikolic, MP for Bass, said Northern Tasmanians will have an early opportunity to become immersed in this important part of Australia’s commemoration of the First World War.READ MORE