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| A Launceston man is being praised for his selfless contribution to others, after giving blood for the 650th time. The man, known only as Graham, has donated plasma once a fortnight, to achieve the incredible tally. Anne...
| The federal government says more than 3 million Pfizer doses will be available by the end of July, after authorities issued new recommendations on who should get which vaccine. The AstraZeneca jab is now advised only for...
| An eight-year-old boy is in the Royal Hobart Hospital with head and chest injuries after he and his mother were hit by a car in the CBD on Thursday night. The boy is listed as stable and his mother, a Lenah Valley woman,...
| Ulverstone's Colin William Drake remains in custody and did not apply for bail in an appearance in court in Devonport on a murder charge. The 35 year old is accused of the stabbing murder of Gabbie Marshall, the 23 year...
| The controversial Lake Malbena proposal in Tasmania's Wilderness World Heritage Area has been thrust onto the national stage. Federal Environment Minister Susan Ley has fielded questions on the topic during her address to...
| Police in northern Tasmania say a crackdown on illegal firearms, which was launched in the wake of a surge in gun crime in Launceston, has been a success. 35 illegal firearms have been seized, along with a large quantity...
| Police are pressing charges against a man after swooping on a Risdon Vale home on Wednesday afternoon, following reports of gunfire inside the Waratah Road residence. Officers arrested a 24 year old man a short time later,...
| The male cricket squad for the Tasmanian Tigers for the coming season has been named in Hobart. Reigning David Boon Medallist, Jake Doran (pictured left) has signed a contract extension that will see him remain a Tiger until...
| New Tasmanian Labor Leader David O'Byrne has the challenging task ahead of reuniting the party after factional squabbles were blamed for a third election loss in a row. The party's rank and file voted the Franklin MP in...
| A man has been arrested following the discovery of a woman's body at an Ulverstone home in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Police were called to the Main Street residence at around 3am, in response to reports of a prowler. Once...
| Clarence's Mayor remains upbeat about the prospects for a multimillion dollar development at Kangaroo Bay, despite indications it won't be in the form initially promised. Doug Chipman is assuring ratepayers they'll be consulted...
| (Minister Michael Ferguson, on the right, at the Northern Suburbs Community Centre in Newnham) Quarterly payments for car registrations become an option from July 1st. The state government credits the change on making it...

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