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| Waterbombers are returning to a bushfire which has destroyed property on Tasmania's West Coast, fire authorities hopeful Sunday's forecast calm conditions will aid the battle. Tullah residents were warned to be ready to...
| An 85 year old man with Covid and existing medical problems admitted to Latrobe's Mersey Hospital on Thursday has died. It raises Tasmania's official pandemic death toll to 15 and is the second death in the Covid outbreak...
| Western Australia's Labor Premier deciding to keep his state's border closed is drawing plenty of heat, including the threat of legal action from Flight Centre for damage to its business. February 5th was the opening day...
| Coronial findings on the death of an 18-year-old on Christmas Day near Lower Turners Marsh just over three years ago have been released. Jayden John Pearce from Ravenswood was in the passenger seat of a friend's car that...
| An elderly Hobart woman has died amidst a COVID-19 outbreak at the Barrington Lodge nursing home at New Town, in what's being counted as the state's first coronavirus-related death since 2020. The unvaccinated 90-year-old...
| Tasmania's unemployment rate has dropped to 3.9% seasonally adjusted for December in newly released ABS data. That's the equal second lowest in Australia. Digging deeper into the figures finds underemployment, in other...
| The COVID-19 outbreak at Latrobe's Mersey Community Hospital is continuing to wreak havoc. So far there's 10 confirmed cases linked to the cluster including two staff at the now closed medical ward but that number expected...
| As covid numbers in the state rise, so do vaccination rates. 97.9% of those aged 12 and over have had one dose of a covid vaccine, 94.2% have had two doses. 28.76% of people aged over 18 have received their booster. In...
| AAP Image/Joel Carrett Hobart insist they can shrug off Glenn Maxwell's demolition job as a one-off and rebound for the BBL finals after the biggest loss in their history. The Hurricanes will face Adelaide in an eliminator...
| A number of newly installed guide-posts for the Tasmanian devil have been destroyed. The act has been slammed by Circular Head Council, who have called it an act of "senseless vandalism". The Woolnorth Road Virtual Fence...
| A man has been charged in relation to an alleged shooting incident in the State's north. The 25-year-old was arrested following an alleged shoot out with police at Shorewell Park in Burnie on Sunday. He has been charged...
| 29 people are in our state's hospitals with COVID-19. 12 people are being treated specifically for their symptoms, 17 are being treated for other medical conditions. Two people are being treated in an ICU - the Health Department...

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