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| Lifelong Glenorchy resident Bec Thomas is pledging to get the job done for ratepayers, after being voted in as the Council's Deputy Mayor. Now an electorate officer for Liberal Sue Hickey, she was elected to the number 2...
| Lease costs for the Lake Malbena eco-tourism proposal has triggered a backlash from environmentalists. The kayaking, bushwalking and fly fishing development, would see the operator pay $6,000 annual rent to the government...
| Tasmania's courts are becoming increasingly bogged down. While many other states and territories have recently lowered their pending cases, new Productivity Commission figures show Tasmania is blowing out. Pending Supreme...
| Another suspected case of coronavirus is being tested in Tasmania. Just days after a man who'd returned from China ill was cleared of the deadly disease, a woman in her 20s is undergoing tests at Launceston General Hospital. Director...
| Will Coats has emerged as the newest Alderman on Hobart City Council, in a result not many saw coming. A recount was conducted today, following the resignation of Liberal member Tanya Denison. Mr Coats narrowly beat fellow...
| Airbnb properties are being brought into line with Tasmanian Government regulations - which the company agrees are "fair and sensible". A December review just released found 90 percent of Airbnb listings were compliant with...
| Typically, the North West Coast is the place to be this week for avoiding the brunt of blazing heat building this week. For many spots in Tasmania it is tipped to push into the 30 °C's on Thursday, and close to 40C on...
| A German tourist is assisting police after being caught up in a fatal smash on the Huon Highway on Monday afternoon. The 66-year-old's northbound motorhome hit an oncoming Toyota Aurion in the southbound lane just north...
| Matthew Wade (R) of the Hurricanes reacts after scoring his century during the Big Bash League (BBL) cricket match between the Adelaide Strikers and the Hobart Hurricanes at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Sunday, January 26,...
| Tour Down Under champion Richie Porte does not know if winning the Tour de France is possible at this stage of his career. The Tasmanian turns 35 in a few days, which would make him the oldest winner in almost a century. But,...
| A spate of ram-raiding shops carries on in Tasmania, this time it was the IGA at Brighton north of Hobart early Monday morning. At around 6am a Toyota Rav 4 was driven through the front of the business, followed by two people...
| A man in his 30s is being testing for the potenitally-deadly coronavirus here in Tasmania, having spent time in the Chinese province where it originated. He's been placed in isolation at the Royal Hobart Hospital, with test...

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