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Premier backs border reopening dates

The Liberal Government has maintained their commitment to December 15 as the day the borders reopen to high risk states. The Greens have raised concerns in...

Health system vaccination showdown

Although the state government concedes around 10% of Tasmania's health workforce hasn't provided evidence of covid vaccination compliance, it still denies there is a problem. This...

Huntingfield thumbs up

Stage 1 of Kingborough's contentious Huntingfield development is set to go ahead after council gave the Housing Tasmania proposal a unanimous thumbs up at Monday...

A massive lottery win for three Tasmanians!

Three Tasmanians are celebrating lottery wins this week! The trio had each purchased a division one winning entry in TattsLotto draw 4201, three out of ten...

Murder trial continues in Launceston

It's week three of the trial of Natalie Maher, who is accused of murdering her mother Veronica Costorphine in October 2019. Maher has plead not guilty...

Nice weather for some

A sodden weekend for parts of Tasmania appears to play into Australia being on La Nina watch which rates it as a 50% chance of...

Two hospitalised after fires

A man is in the Royal Hobart Hospital with burns to 80 per cent of his body after a caravan went up in flames east...

Police round up: patrols kept busy in the North

A Smithton man has been charged for driving while three times over the legal limit. Patrols stopped the 29-year-old on Nelson Street in Smithton at around...

Tasmania opens on December 15th

December 15th is opening day for Tasmania to all of Australia and the world, as the state achieves it's 90% of the eligible population double...

Rowing rapist freed on parole

A rape victim's plea to the parole board to keep her attacker behind bars has apparently fallen on deaf ears. The offender, a former rowing coach,...

Curtains finally rise for Mamma Mia

Two years, and two season postponements due to COVID, it's finally time for the curtain to rise for Encore Theatre Company's production of Mamma Mia. Taking...

Glorious sunshine for Royal Hobart Show

Thousands are through the gate for the afternoon session at the Royal Hobart Show. It's the show that almost didn't happen, thanks to an unauthorised arrival...

West Coast to star in new production

The production of another TV series on Tasmania's West Coast is expected to generate around $8 million for the state's economy, as well as giving...

Bodies found

Two of the three people on a boat at the centre of a search in Tasmania's north west have been found deceased. The bodies of a...

UTAS draft master plan

A master plan for the University of Tasmania's Sandy Bay campus is a step closer to emerging as the third round of public consultation gets underway.  The...

Murder trial hears from forensic pathologist

A Launceston Supreme Court jury has heard from the state's forensic pathologist about the autopsy conducted on 71 year old Veronica Costorphine. Natalie Maher has plead...