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| The State Government has been in discussions with Hawthorn Football Club CEO Justin Reeves and President Jeff Kennett regarding the impacts of COVID-19 on the current AFL season and beyond. Ongoing talks will continue in...
| The Spirit of Tasmania Bass Strait ferry service is moving its Victorian home from Melbourne to Geelong. Operator TT-Line announced today a shift from Port Melbourne to a new 12 hectare site at Corio Quay in Geelong. The...
| 15 air freight service providers are now on board with a Morrison Government scheme to kick-start lucrative produce exports. The taxpayer-backed International Freight Assistance Mechanism has been running for three weeks,...
| More Covid-19 infections on Tasmania's northwest coast are casting doubt on whether the region's hardline restrictions will be lifted on Sunday. The four latest infections include a possible instance of community transmission,...
| About 10,000 checks have carried out so far on individuals required to quarantine and businesses during the past four weeks. So far there are been 3,270 compliance done in the South, 2,330 in the North and 4,640 in the North...
| The State Government has unveiled a suite of support measures for temporary visa holders, including cash payments, amid the coronavirus pandemic. One-off payments of $250 for visa holders suffering financial hardship and...
| Two teenaged females have been charged over an alleged aggravated robbery at a Woolworths in Launceston last night. Around 5.45pm the pair allegedly attempted to leave the Woolworths on Wellington Street with two baskets...
| Some of the nation's toughest coronavirus restrictions, currently in place in Tasmania's northwest, could start easing this weekend if a sharp drop in infections continues. The state's total infections have roughly doubled...
| A clearer picture of Tasmania's haemorrhaging employment is forming. New ABS figures using pay roll data from the Australian Tax Office, show Tasmania's lost 7.3% of jobs in three weeks between March and April. That is...
| The president of the College of GP's is urging Australians to support the coronavirus tracing app. The app will assist in contact-tracing confirmed cases of COVID-19 and will record names, ages, postcodes and phone numbers...
| A couple of dodgy areas for mobile phone coverage in Tasmania's North East are hoped to be sorted out in the near future. Blessington, Pioneer and Myrtle Park are included in Round 5 of the Federal Government's Mobile Black...
| Health authorities are yet to reveal how five women - Tasmania's latest Covid-19 cases - caught the illness. The women, aged in their 50s with one in her 80s, are based in the state's northwest, taking the state's infection...

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