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| Steve Martin has decided he will accept Jacqui Lambie's Senate spot, assuming he is found eligible which he is feeling confident about. As Devonport Mayor, there was some speculation he may not be allowed to serve, even...
| Tourism's been growing at a healthy pace in Tasmania's West, but that's likely to be turbo-charged on the development of a drive experience in the coming months. The Western Journey winding its way from New Norfolk to Strahan...
| Burnie's had a taste of the sort of jumbo cruise ships it can expect in the future, having hosted the Norwegian Jewel. At 294 metres and carrying around 3500 passengers, it's the largest cruise ship to ever call into the...
| As the weather warms up - RSPCA is warning Tasmanians not to leave their pets in hot vehicles. Last year - out of more than 2,000 calls to the company's animal cruelty hotline - 87 were to do with animals, especially dogs,...
| An elite Tasmanian private school is investigating a sexual abuse claim made by an ex-student against a former senior staff member who worked there decades ago. Principal of The Friends' School Nelson File has written...
| The same sex marriage survey result is due out tomorrow and already there are misgivings about how it's likely to take shape in Australian law should the yes vote win. Tasmania's Greens leader Cassy O'Connor is alarmed at...
| Tasmanian crossbench senator Jacquie has confirmed she will resign from the Senate after confirming she is a dual UK citizen. And emotional Ms Lambie told Brian Carlton on Tasmania Talks she will consider running for the...
| A northern council will consider changing the date of it's annual public holiday for the Launceston Show to coincide with AgFest instead. Dwindling numbers at Launceston's agricultural show and the cancellation of the the...
| A patch of Tasmanian forest where critically endangered swift parrots have been nesting being trashed by logging has shocked researchers. Government owned business Sustainable Timber has logged the Tylers Hill area near...
| A gesture by Labor to work in harmony for the sake of Tasmania's best interest has been slapped down by the state government. In the final days of parliament sitting before the March election, the government's aiming to...
| The next person to lead the University of Tasmania has been announced as Rufus Black, a former Rhodes Scholar whose had a stellar career in academia. Professor Black starts in March next year as Vice-Chancellor and has expressed...
| Three people have broken into Launceston's Mowbray Hotel in the early hours of this morning and taken a large amount of $1 coins. They carried out the robbery at the Invermay Road pub at around 3.40am this morning. Launceston...

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