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| A senior Tasmanian health official says the elderly man who's become the state's first vaccine-induced blood clotting case is recovering well. The 70-year-old fell ill with TTS (thrombosis with thrombocytopaenia syndrome)...
| A couple from a sleepy town in southern Tasmania has pleaded not guilty to charges relating to an alleged chainsaw attack. Neville Perryman, 56, and Lisa Anne Perryman, 53, are accused of wounding a man by cutting his left...
| A prominent Tasmanian economist is warning the devil's in the detail for Tasmania in Tuesday night's federal budget. Australia's GST pool will increase 16 per cent next financial year, resulting in Tasmania's share rising...
| Tasmania Police will be holding a major firearms amnesty drive this weekend, for people in Northern Tasmania to hand in their guns. It's part of a crackdown on illegal firearms, in the wake of a surge in gun violence in...
| The end of JobKeeper did not have a seismic impact on employment, new ABS payroll data suggesting there have been positions added in recent times. For the two weeks between April 10th and 24th, payroll jobs increased 0.2%...
| Burnie's art community is calling on Burnie Council to abandon plans to close the current art gallery and museum, to ensure the city's cultural heritage is preserved. Mayor Steve Kons announced the changes as part of a raft...
| Hobart City Council will come up with a 12-month transition plan after deciding to offload the Taste Festival in a near-unanimous vote. The upcoming Christmas-New Years event has also been cancelled due to pandemic uncertainty...
| Police have charged a man with the armed robbery of Ulverstone's Lighthouse Hotel earlier this month. Early on Sunday May 2nd, it's alleged he stormed gaming area of the Victoria Street premises wearing a balaclava, demanding...
| A definitive result in the Tasmanian election is still yet to nailed down as the vote counting wears on. It is expected to be finalised this week, with the prospect of the Liberals securing majority government remaining...
| The state's peak tourism lobby wants to revive the 'Bring Your Car For Free' promotion on Devonport's Spirit of Tasmania ferries, to entice more tourists to the North West Coast and beyond. TICT CEO Luke Martin is calling...
| After a successful four days in the paddock, Agfest 2021 has moved to the cloud. 10,000 people per day attended the festival at Quercus Park, featuring more than 500 exhibitors. The weather was unusually kind compared to...
| Major Tasmanian highways as well as a crash blackspot south of Hobart will be among roads and infrastructure set to benefit from the Morrison Government's budget. Burnie's shiploader will receive another $24 million in a...

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