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Local news and events                  Read March 2018 Taroona News online

Taroona Bowls Club - Kitchen under new management!

Counter meals Friday and Saturday evenings, 5.30-8.30pm.

Taroona residents Jason and Michael Ketchell who are now offering good value counter meals on Friday and Saturday evenings. Menu as at March 2018

Bookings are appreciated although 'walk-ins' are welcome. Phone 62278243.

Bar: The bar is open every day from 3.30 pm, closing late on Friday and Saturday nights.

Plasticwise Taroona

Next bag-making workshop including mending session at the Picnic Basket Cafe Mon 9 April from 6.30-8.30pm. All welcome, see facebook page for details.

Plasticwise Taroona wound up 2017 with almost 800 bags made, and the fantastic effort continues in 2018, with a mending workshop on April 9th. Read more...

Also See Plasticwise Taroona Facebook Page

Joan Humble, Taroona Artist, Solo Exhibition

Lady Franklin Gallery, 268 Lenah Valley Rd. Opening 6.30 Wed. 28 March.

Open Saturdays and Sundays 11am-5pm until 29 April.   See Joan's website

Possums Playcentre Ladies Night Out

Friday 11 May 2018 at the Salty Dog, Kingston.

July 7-8: Giant second hand book sale at the old shopping centre


Latest Community Bushfire Newsletter for Bushfire-ready Neighbourhoods here...

Taroona Area Community Bushfire Protection Plan

Bonnet Hill Area Community Bushfire Protection Plan

Singing evenings at Taroona Community Hall

will resume Thursday 15th. February 2018. You don't have to be able to sing & you don't need to come every week. Do what you can & have fun while you're doing it. Thank you to Jaiia Earthschild and Phil Gath for this community initiative.

 Custom Picture Framing

A New Business in the old shopping centre: Framing, fine art printing, family portraiture, wall art. Phone Lance on 0417 293 545 or visit the studio and gallery Thursday and Friday  9am-2pm, Saturday 9am-12. E:

Picnic Basket Cafe open early morning until 4pm

News for Garden enthusiasts...  TGF page

****Locals move to build a biochar kiln for sawmill waste - see Christina's and Bodie's crowdfunding appeal****

 Join the Taroona Good Karma Facebook Page to connect with your community


About us

Taroona is a southern suburb of Hobart, on the island of Tasmania in the Southern ocean. Hobart is the capital city of Tasmania, Australia's island state.Taroona, on the banks of the Derwent River estuary, is part of the Kingborough municipality, and lies at Lat. 42°56 South,  Long. 147°20 East.

Read more about us here  l  Google map of Taroona