The Kettering Community Association has  arranged a public meeting to discuss progress on the Ferry Road upgrade project. The meeting will be held at the Kettering Community Hall commencing 7.30pm on Thursday 27 February. Representatives from DIER and Kingborough Council will provide a status briefing and respond to questions raised by members of the community.

Kettering  is about to become familiar to television audiences around the world. Our village is to become the main location for Tasmania’s first high-quality adult drama series, a $15 million production commissioned by the Foxtel Network to be distributed through BBC Worldwide. The eight-part series The Kettering Incident is an edgy mystery and psychological drama, with a bit of science fiction thrown in.  Click here for more information.

Click here for the official Tasmanian Government media release or for a slightly more offbeat report read Tasmania: Sex,Death and Apples.

A concept proposal for landscaping to improve the appearance of the Channel Highway in the Kettering “CBD” has been developed.

Click here to  view the concept plan (436Kb PDF).

Elspeth Haughie and Erica Roberts have been working with Kristine Ancher at Council on  the plan which will be used to seek funding in Council’s 2014/15 works program.

They are  now seeking support for the concept from various community groups.

If you have any comments and or statements of support could you please forward them to

One of the recommendations of the Ferry Road and Little Oyster Cove Precinct Plan 2009 was to build a new public toilet block separate from the Bruny Island Ferry Terminal at Kettering.  Despite $8.0 million being committed to upgrade Ferry Road the toilet block recommendation fell by the wayside.  Now locals are lobbying State-seat candidates for Franklin to re-incorporate funding for improved conveniences in their upcoming election campaign promises.

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