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Mersey returning to 24 hours

Mersey Community Hospital's Emergency Department will return to 24 hour operation. Since the hospital's Emergency was scaled back to 8 in the morning to 10 at...

Man injured in Chigwell robbery

Police are hunting two men after a stabbing in Hobart's north overnight. A 36-year-old resident of a Langura Avenue address in Chigwell sustained multiple stab wounds...

Pervert gaoled

A pensioner who repeatedly raped an autistic boy at a Launceston shelter will have to serve at least four years of a six-year prison sentence. The...

Border to open to NSW on Nov 6

Tasmania's border will open to New South Wales on Friday, November 6. Pending no major coronavirus outbreaks there, arrivals from NSW won't have to quarantine from...

Nursing home closure bombshell

There's shock for some relatives of nursing home residents at a snap announcement that a Southern Tasmanian facility is closing down. Elderly residents of Southern Cross...

Voluntary euthanasia debate resumes

What promises to be a marathon week of thrashing out the details of Tasmania's latest bid at introducing voluntary assisted dying is playing out. After previous...

Way paved for Hobart trails

Mountain bikers will welcome news a new trail network is a step closer for Hobart. The enormous success of Blue Derby in northeast Tasmania has councils...

Tasmania's leading economy

There's a mixed reaction to Tasmania's latest top ranking in an influential economic report. Commsec's state of the state analysis puts Tasmania top of the heap...

Young parents seek help

Young parents in Tasmania are dealing with a range of issues including isolation, domestic abuse and higher rates of mental health problems. The Brave Foundation has...

Emotional scenes as families reunited

Emily Myors hadn't seen her two young nieces Sadie and Nina for a year. But today she was reunited with them in a beautiful moment at...

Tassie puts out the welcome mat

Tasmania's tourism-dependent businesses will welcome Monday's partial border reopening to covid-safe jurisdictions including New Zealand. Arrivals from all states and territories barring NSW and Victoria are...

Elderly man assaulted during Longford robbery

Police are investigating an alleged robbery and assault in Northern Tasmania early this morning. Emergency services were called to the unit complex in Longford where personal...

Horror road stats laid bare

Tasmania has the highest per-capita road toll of any state over the past 12 months. A new report by the Australian Automobile Association found the Apple...

Burst main wreaks havoc

Hundreds of homes and businesses in Launceston's CBD were left without water for much of Friday after a burst main. TasWater first advised road users to...

Summer events to go ahead under new framework

The Tasmanian Government has released a new plan aimed at allowing various events to go ahead over coming months.  Speaking after National Cabinet on Friday, Premier...

TasTAFE report reaction

There's a mixed reaction to the latest annual report out of TasTAFE. Labor's seized on falling numbers at the vocational education provider - last year they...

Burnie addiction retreat progresses

Opponents to City Mission's planned Serenity House addiction treatment retreat for Burnie have yet to indicate if they'll appeal the city council's permit approval with...

Council looks at online format

George Town's mayor is keen to explore following the lead of some interstate councils and adopt an online format for meetings, regardless of the pandemic. Greg...

Large shark spotted

A large shark has been spotted on the state's east coast. Police say the five metre shark was sighted around 250 metres off shore in Okehampton...

Farm sexual harassment campaign

An anti-bullying campaign directed at Tasmania's agricultural industry called Respect in the Workplace has been kicked off in Longford. One of its main objectives is to...