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| 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 that date. It'll join WA, South Australia, Queensland,...
| 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 Care's Mary's Grange home at Taroona were called into...
| 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 failed attempts at euthanasia's legalisation in 2010, '13 and...
| 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 around the state playing catch up; Hobart Aldermen and Councillors...
| 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 in terms of indicators like retail spending, relative population...
| 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 seen a huge increase in the number of expectant and parenting...
| 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 Hobart Airport, as Tasmania has relaxed its hard border to all states and territories...
| 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 now allowed...
| 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 items had been taken and an elderly male had...
| 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 Isle recorded 5.9 road deaths for every 100,000 people in the past...
| 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 avoid the intersection of Wellington and Paterson Street at around...
| 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 Peter Gutwein said it's hoped the three-step framework...

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