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| Independent Member for Clark Andrew Wilkie has welcomed the Federal Government's decision to hold a Royal Commission into veteran and serving member suicides. He is hoping the passage of any necessary legislation will be...
| Chaz Mostert has broken his two year drought of Supercars wins with his first-ever Symmons Plains victory, to wrap up the Tasmanian round. It was his first victory in a Commodore in the third and final race of this year's...
| A travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand is now underway after both countries had success in containing coronavirus. People are allowed to cross the Tasman provided they don’t have symptoms and aren’t...
| A northwest Tasmanian man is dead after a trail bike crash on the state's West Coast on Sunday. Police say the man in his 30s was riding with a group on Ocean Beach south of Trial Harbour when the other members of his party...
| Both major parties have officially launched their election campaigns, two weeks out from the state election. Tasmanians are heading to the polls ten months earlier than expected after the Premier declared his government...
| A southern Tasmanian man has faced court charged with uploading child abuse material to multiple social media platforms. A joint state and federal police operation acting on a tip-off from US authorities raided a New Norfolk...
| A recent surge in gun crime in Launceston has prompted the establishment of a police task force to tackle the issue. The new team has been set up in Launceston. "Firearms in the wrong hands are dangerous and are of utmost...
| The new owner of the Beaconsfield gold mine has begun processing old tailings. A fleet of half-a-dozen trucks is moving a significant amount of gold-bearing material from the Beaconsfield Wetlands area to the Beaconsfield...
| Spirit of Tasmania's ‘bring your car for free’ promotion has ended more than two months ahead of schedule, due to strong take up. The federal government's $6 million boost to the Bass Strait Passenger Vehicle...
| A report will be prepared for the coroner after a single-vehicle fatality at Ridgley in the state's northwest on Thursday evening. A man in his 20s died after his Ford ute left West Mooreville Road on a slight bend before...
| Police have charged a 31-year-old man in relation to a robbery in Launceston on Thursday morning. Just after 8:30am, it's alleged a woman was approached by a man opposite the Morty's Food Court on Wellington Place who threatened...
| Australia's largest dairy company is being investigated by the Tasmanian environment watchdog over issues with effluent management. The island state's Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is keen to meet with the owner...

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