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| A man in his 80's has died after smashing his station wagon into a tree at Dover in Tasmania's South around 2.30 this afternoon. He crossed onto the wrong side of the Huon Highway just before the crash. The state's road...
| Tasmania based MyState is reporting a slight drop in profit last financial year, coming in at $31 million, down $0.5 million on the previous 12 months. Sluggish housing credit growth and lower interest rates are credited...
| A search is on for missing woman Glenda Phillips. The 50-year-old was last seen at around 7:30 on Tuesday night in the Devonport area. At the time she was wearing brown pants and a white coat. Anyone with information...
| The unlicensed driver who slammed into pregnant mum Sarah Paino's car in 2016, has been paroled less than four years after the tragedy. The then 15-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, and three friends, stole...
| A fourth person's been charged over the death of 22 year old Jarrod Leigh Turner who, in April, was found dead from a shotgun wound at Richmond on Colebrook Road. Today, a murder charge was laid on a 29 year old former Moonah...
| The Riley iron ore mine is to kick into life on Tasmania's West Coast, generating between 80 and 100 new jobs. Venture Minerals has made the announcement after a positive feasibility study and the securing of a partner to...
| Strong winds and rain which have battered parts of Tasmania over the last couple of days, are expected to ease today. A severe weather warning for damaging winds has been cancelled, but while it might still be a little breezy,...
| Scott Bacon - Hobart, Thursday, June 14, 2018. (AAP Image/Rob Blakers) After joining the Labor Party in 2010, senior Tasmanian MP Scott Bacon is retiring. The son of former Labor Premier Jim Bacon, the Opposition Treasurer...
| Tasmanian researchers are looking into how social media can influence jurors in court trials. The Tasmanian Law Reform Institute (based at the Unversity of Tasmania) is calling for community feedback on its preliminary 'issues'...
| Two Cadbury workers in Tasmania have won a 'David and Goliath' court battle against the chocolate maker's parent company. Mondelez argued that shift workers should only receive 76 hours of personal leave under the National...
| Tasmania is set to stand alone on genetically modified produce in Australia. Farmers in mainland South Australia will be permitted to grow GM food crops next season after the state government there lifted a moratorium that...
| Wild winds are set to continue across Tasmania as another cold front brings rain and snow to the state. It comes after damaging winds ripped the roof off a Montagu Bay home on Hobart's Eastern Shore and sent it flying onto...

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