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| Between 3:30 and 4:00 yesterday afternoon, three men were caught travelling at excessive speeds in separate incidents. All three were detected exceeding the 100km/hr speed limit on the Lyell Highway, south of Queenstown. Two...
| Tasmanian Alkaloids has opened a medical cannabis facility with support from the Tasmanian government. The 10 million dollar loan through the Department of State Growth accelerated the project, with the aim to create more...
| The Tasmanian government has once again urged Tasmanians to take care on our roads ahead of wet weather on the way. The North West in particular will be affected, with up to 100 millimetres between today and the weekend,...
| It was a close call for ex-TV identity Jo Palmer in the seat of Rosevears. Her bid to switch from TV to a job in the state's upper house of parliament has crawled over the line. The former Miss Australia was well ahead in...
| A new coronavirus case has been detected in Tasmania. Premier Peter Gutwein announced this afternoon the man in his 60's, who was transferred from Melbourne to the North West Regional Hospital, had tested positive to COVID-19. He...
| New laser branding technology means instant knowledge of where an oyster was sourced could be just around the corner. A specifically designed high-tech C-O-2 laser has been developed which can mark the outside of the shell...
| Burnie's court complex is moving out of town. $15 million was committed at the last election to upgrade the Alexander Street courts, but Attorney General Elise Archer says it's become clear they're no longer fit for purpose,...
| A trafficable quantity of methylamphetamine and firearms have been seized from a Hadspen property. Earlier this month, police conducting routine screening of mail into Tasmania and located ICE bound for an address in Hadspen...
| Clear skies in parts of Tasmania brought about plummeting overnight temperatures and ice on many roads again this morning. A two car crash yesterday (Monday) morning at Forcett, which hospitalised two women, was at an icy...
| New equipment and an expansion at the Royal Hobart Hospital Molecular Laboratory is set to boost Tasmania's COVID-19 testing capacity. The lab will be able to process more than 1000 tests per day, after the Alinity-m and...
| Crime Stoppers is urging Tasmanians to remain on the look out for suspicious activity online. New EMRS research commissioned by the Federal Group has found 68% of people in the Apple Isle are spending more time browsing...
| Tasmanian World War Two hero Teedy Sheean has been recommended for a Victoria Cross, ending a long campaign for recognition. Findings of a second expert panel have been revealed, agreeing the navy sailor is deserving of...

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