FRANKLIN HUON VALLEY NEWS

Franklin is located in the Huon Valley on the western bank of the Huon River, 8 km south of the busy shopping and service centre of Huonville. The vast forests of Tasmania's south west behind Geeveston provide $40 million in revenue annually. Established in the Huon River is largest aqua cultivation of salmon in Australia. The current value is close to $100 million per year, which is being expanded with a new factory site at Huonville. Other industries include apple growing worth in excess of $20 million, sheep and cattle grazing, as well as cherry orchards. The eastern side of the river has seen the rise of successful grape plantations, which have won State Tourism Awards.

Published

Wednesday


Specifications

EGN: T84 format
Classifieds: 38cm x 8columns


Distribution

Huonville, Franklin, Geeveston, Dover and Cygnet.