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| Public Health is pushing for more of us to get a flu shot ahead of winter. The Tasmanian Vaccination Operation Centre immunising teams will be running free community clinics across regional and metro areas this weekend. The...
| Tasmania has recorded 736 new Coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours. It's a slight drop on yesterday's figures of 822 cases and from 946 the day before. 556 people are being monitored under the [email protected] program, while...
| Eating out, clothing, footwear, personal accessories, and food have all been stronger in April in new ABS retail data. Australia's retail turnover lifted 0.9% on the previous month, while it was an even better result for...
| (AAP Image/Lukas Coch) Labor's Brian Mitchell has narrowly retained the federal Tasmanian seat of Lyons. A preference count error at the Launceston pre-polling centre was corrected on Thursday and increased his lead over...
| Two stolen firearms were among a haul of loot recovered by police in a raid at New Norfolk on Thursday. Illicit drugs, cash and ammunition were also seized in what detectives describe as a targeted search. A 23-year-old...
| An operating deficit of $474 million for next financial year has been flagged in the budget announcement for Tasmania. That is even with spending being shaved a little as the emergency outlays of the pandemic are put to...
| Another cost of living strike is about to be unleashed across Australia with electricity prices set to rise as much as 8% above inflation. Wholesale costs have jumped by more than 41% partly due to coal station outages in...
| The Premier is resisting calls to tighten up restrictions and mask rules in Tasmania, in response to the latest COVID numbers. Another 946 cases were reported in the latest 24-hour period, while 21 people are being treated...
| Searoad boss Chas Kelly is welcoming the official steel cutting ceremony in Germany for his huge new vessel set to ply Bass Strait from late next year. The 210-metre long ship will replace Searoad's charter vessel the MC...
| More politicians in Tasmania is on the cards as lower house members agree to return their numbers to 35. In 1998 the size was reduced to 25 which has stretched the functioning of government including exhausting multi portfolio...
| Doctors are welcoming a sizeable Tasmanian Government investment into the state's archaic health IT systems. It includes an initial spend of $150 million over four years for upgrades, the total cost $475 million over a decade. The...
| Tasmania has recorded a second straight day without any COVID-related deaths. 899 new cases have been reported in the latest figures from Public Health, down from 913 on Tuesday. There are now 51 COVID-positive cases in...

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