Lara Hay, The Advocate

Lara Hay

The Advocate

Tasmania, Australia

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Past articles by Lara:

Wild weather causes power outages across the Coast

TasNetworks swamped due to power outages on the NW Coast. → Read More

Support helps team to brave the shave

SHAVE TIME: Team members of the Cole Crusaders show-off their freshly shaved heads. The team has raised $18,000 for the year and thanked the Latrobe community for its continued support. Picture: Supplied Shaking off the nerves and sharing a few laughs along the way, members of the Cole Crusaders Relay for Life team braved the shave last month. The Latrobe community came out in force to get… → Read More

Music event ‘for all the family’

The Apex Caravan Park Country Muster is on again this Saturday. → Read More

One of Germany’s famous exports to be celebrated this Saturday

The Berry Patch at Turners Beach is gearing up to play host to hundreds of Kombi lovers this Saturday. → Read More

Festival about showcasing community

Kerrie-Anne Cobbing, owner of Penguin Caltex, and Lions Club of Penguin member and event organiser Kathy Townsend are ready to put Penguin in the spotlight this Sunday. Picture: Brodie Weeding Come rain, hail or shine, this Sunday the seaside town of Penguin will be on show for all to see. The Penguin Community Festival, starting from noon, will throw the spotlight on Penguin, showcasing the… → Read More

Police seek ‘dangerous driver’ at Penguin

Tasmania Police are attempting to locate a person in relation to outstanding dangerous driving offences. → Read More

Grice tops agents list

Real estate agent Matt Grice and director of One Agency Burnie wins big at the recent Ratemyagent awards. → Read More

A devil of a time at muster

All roads lead to Smithton next week, as country royalty rolls into town for the Devil Country Muster. → Read More

Whip crackin’ good time at twilight rodeo

READING TO RIDE: Junior competitor Denvah Mills. The young competitor is excited for this Saturday's twilight rodeo. Picture: Frenchs Rodeo Photos Crack that whip and hold on tight, Tasmania’s richest rodeo is back this weekend. It will be an afternoon and evening of thrills, spills and bucking broncs as some of the best in Tasmania and Australia enter the arena to fight it out for fame, glory… → Read More

Much more than a pretty face, Ulverstone beauty proving personality is eye-catching too

Olivia Kelly will be the only Tasmania to grace the catwalk at the upcoming Australian Supermodel of the Year (teen category) competition. → Read More

Community already calling for Ted to be honoured

Central Coast Council call for community input on naming the dial development. → Read More

Breaking: Shorewell house fire

Structure fire underway on Wiseman Street, Shorewell. → Read More

Future of bus services for Turners Beach and Forth up for review

A community forum is being held, with people encouraged to have their say. → Read More

Two hour time limit now in place for busy Ulverstone car park

Those exceeding the limit will run the risk of incurring an on the spot fine. → Read More

Tasmania’s favourite sons of country music nominated for two CMC Awards

The Wolfe Brothers have been nominated for Group or duo of the year and Australian artist of the year. → Read More

Gin lovers rejoice, festival to showcase the states best distillers

"It's a gin lover's paradise," says George Burgess, head distiller of Devonport-based Southern Wild Distillery. → Read More

Recreating the past a poetic nod to a time goneby

History is set to repeat itself this Sunday as part of the Magnet photo re-enactment 2018 event. → Read More

Re-enacting history a poetic nod to remembering a time goneby

HISTORY LESSON: Above is one of the photos that will be re-created this Sunday as part of the Magnet photo re-enactment. Picture: Supplied Ever wanted to step back in time and recreate the past? This Sunday, St James Church Gallery and History Centre located in Waratah, will be providing the opportunity for people to travel all the way back to 1914 and relive the opening of the Magnet Hospital… → Read More

Ulverstone beauty to represent Tas at supermodel finale in Bali

Olivia Kelly will head to Bali next month to compete in the Australian Supermodel of the Year grand final. → Read More

Potatoes, parties and pigeons

Tasmanian senators were ousted from parliament, potatoes were celebrated and a new shunter was named in a tumultuous month on the Coast. → Read More