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| December 15th is opening day for Tasmania to all of Australia and the world, as the state achieves it's 90% of the eligible population double dose fully covid vaccinated. The Premier's referred to Kirby Institute modelling...
| Hobart's first ever direct Virgin service to Adelaide is now up and running. The first flight - which was nearly fully booked - landed in the Tasmanian capital at 10 o'clock this morning. The airline's Group Chief Strategy...
| A rape victim's plea to the parole board to keep her attacker behind bars has apparently fallen on deaf ears. The offender, a former rowing coach, has been paroled after serving around 2 years at Risdon. He served around...
| Two years, and two season postponements due to COVID, it's finally time for the curtain to rise for Encore Theatre Company's production of Mamma Mia. Taking over Launceston's Princess Theatre from October 22 to November...
| Thousands are through the gate for the afternoon session at the Royal Hobart Show. It's the show that almost didn't happen, thanks to an unauthorised arrival from New South Wales who developed coronavirus, leaving hotel...
| Tassie artists will be front and centre of a brand new Launceston festival from the team behind Party In The Paddock. Luca Brasi, Dune Rats and Sumner are included in lineup for Party In The Apocalypse Part 1, due to run...
| The production of another TV series on Tasmania's West Coast is expected to generate around $8 million for the state's economy, as well as giving local film professionals a shot at something bigger. The ABC-commissioned...
| Two of the three people on a boat at the centre of a search in Tasmania's north west have been found deceased. The bodies of a man and a woman were located on the shore near Table Cape this afternoon (Wednesday). Searching...
| A master plan for the University of Tasmania's Sandy Bay campus is a step closer to emerging as the third round of public consultation gets underway. The University plans to future proof its finances, hit by the international...
| A Launceston Supreme Court jury has heard from the state's forensic pathologist about the autopsy conducted on 71 year old Veronica Costorphine. Natalie Maher has plead not guilty to her mother's murder in October 2019 at...
| Next year's much anticipated Festivale has been cancelled. Organisers of the iconic Launceston event say COVID restrictions made it too hard to stage. "As a not-for-profit committee, we cannot take the financial risk of...

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