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| Tasmania's population growth has halved due to the pandemic. The Federal Government’s newly established Centre for Population has found Tasmania will have 583,400 inhabitants by 2031, nearly 14,000 fewer than what...
| Voluntary assisted dying laws are virtually guaranteed to be introduced in Tasmania after it became clear they will pass the lower house of parliament. The laws, which already passed the upper house last month, have easily...
| A Border Force search at South Hobart has allegedly come up with some disturbing evidence. ABF officers at the Melbourne Container Examination Facility found 60 sex-doll parts while examining a consignment in October. Further...
| Tasmania's longrunning Basslink dispute has been resolved in favour of the state. An arbitrator brought in to determine liability for the 2015 power crisis has ruled the cable's owners will have to pay Tasmania $38.5 million. The...
| A 21-year-old man in Burnie's Northwest Regional Hospital has died after a serious crash on Wednesday night. He was a passenger in a car that rolled on Calder Road at Wynyard around 11.30pm. Two other men in the Hyundai...
| There is a new wave of car scammers using Facebook's Marketplace - the buying and selling tool offered through the platform. Tasmanians are being hit hard, falling victim to fake companies of newly-created Facebook accounts...
| A joint Tasmania-Federal Police operation has seen an Ulverstone man charged with accessing and possessing child abuse material. The charges arose after police searched the 27-year-old's home yesterday, seizing a laptop...
| A major test of Tasmania's coronavirus measures is underway with 150 foreign fruit pickers commencing a two-week stay in hotel quarantine in Hobart. 150 Timor Leste nationals flew in on Wednesday night under the Federal...
| Huon Acquaculture says it's yet to determine the cause of a net tear that led to the loss of up to 130,000 small fish from one of its fortress pens in Storm Bay on Tuesday night. CEO Peter Bender has described the loss,...
| The Day on the Lawn festival was launched today (Wednesday) at the Royal Botanical Gardens, and promises to be a 'ripper' event. Among the headliners are Grinspoon, Ocean Alley and Coolio. Vandemonium Touring's Brendan...
| Distress continues in Tasmania in reaction to news a movie about the Port Arthur gunman is in the works. Tasmanian author Justin Woolley, who escaped the mass shooting as a 12 year old, is highly critical of the project...
| Wild weather lashing much of the state on Tuesday night is forecast to ease off in most areas late on Wednesday morning. A warning for damaging west to northwesterly gusts of up to 100 kilometres an hour remains current...

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