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Hospital visits returning

Restrictions on visitations at Tasmanian hospitals will be eased from Monday. It comes as the state notches up a 14th straight day of no new confirmed...

"Racist vandalism" being investigated

Police are investigating an apparent act of racially-charged vandalism in Tasmania's south. Eggs and white paste were hurled at a sign marking a proposed new cultural...

Digging deep for Janette

A young woman from Ulverstone is currently receiving specialist treatment in Melbourne for injuries sustained in an accident on Saturday night. 20-year-old Janette MacLeod fell off...

Coronavirus mobile testing

Tasmania's mobile coronavirus testing heads to more regional areas this weekend as the government aims to boost testing numbers. For the West Coast, testing is available...

Groomer dodges prison

A middle-aged Tasmanian man who sent explicit text messages to a schoolgirl has avoided time behind bars but but will go on the sex offenders...

End of an era for 'Tasmanian Country'

News Corp is embarking on a major shift away from printed newspapers, with scores of regional and community papers to move to digital only editions. In...

Police seek rider after evade

Launceston police are calling for public assistance to identify a motorcycle rider who evaded them on Monday afternoon. About 12:30pm, a silver motorcycle without a registration...

Tasmania's coronavirus progress

Even if Tasmania soon achieves zero active coronavirus cases after weeks of no new infections discovered, the plan is to still lift constraints in a...

Stab suspect nabbed

Police in Hobart's north have charged a 31-year-old man with wounding after an alleged stabbing at Bridgewater on Wednesday evening. Officers were called to a Weily...

Crime rates low thanks to lockdown

Shock figures have revealed an unexpected benefit from coronavirus restrictions and it has the police union urging a review of weekend opening hours. The Police Association...

Capped fuel prices dubbed 'a bluff'

Compulsory real time fuel price reporting for retailers in Tasmania is not regarded as particularly concerning by the industry's representative body. General Manager of the Tasmanian...

Burnie jewellery shop burglary

A large number of Citizen watches were burgled from a Burnie jewellery shop overnight, sometime before 7.30am. The front windows of My Jewellers on Mount Street...

A right royal maternity wing

The Royal Hobart Hospital will offer water births for the first time, as maternity services make the shift to the new K-block building.  Women's and children's...

Tassie's lockdown cooking frenzy

Stuck-at-home Tasmanians are strapping on the apron and having a go in the kitchen in record numbers. A new survey of over 1500 people by Eat...

Fuel pricing shake-up

Real time fuel prices Tasmania's retailers will be legally obliged to provide are to be implemented from July. Citing how the state's drivers have paid out...

Coronavirus milestone

The number of active Covid-19 cases in Tasmania dropped back into the single figures for the first time since mid-March on Tuesday.  Health department figures list...

Cygnet Folk Festival cancelled

Another major event in Tasmania has been cancelled due to coronavirus. Organisers of the Cygnet Folk Festival in the state's south say the 6000 attendees brought...

Tourism sector funding call

Some in the industry don't believe international tourism will resume until at least the end of next year, as calls are made to extend the...

Deadly dog bait disgrace

Poison in chicken is believed to have killed a dog who appears to have ingested a bait laid in his yard in Hobart's Lenah Valley...