Vic Garth, 90, is a town treasure as well as town crier in Hobart, Tasmania. He is a recognized and respected icon in the city and among its leaders, including Hobart's Lord Mayor Rob Valentine, pictured with him on the cover.
His daughter Jan Beadle assists him and also recalls the Garth family helping establish branches in Reading and Southampton, England; and Fort Erie, Canada.
PHOTO BY JOHN HART
DESIGN BY JOHN CLARK
Courtesy Dortmund Germany Stake