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| The search will resume this morning for a man who's spent a third night missing in Victoria's high country. Dozens of police and SES personnel spent much of the weekend scouring the dense, steep bush near Dargo for Jeremy...
| The Chief Executive of Ambulance Tasmania admits they were understaffed this weekend but is adamant it's not a common occurrence. An employee took to social media to say he was the only paramedic rostered for the Friday-Saturday...
| Unmarked police motorcycles are being rolled out statewide, to catch unsuspecting road users doing the wrong thing. It follows a trial which detected 1000 offences in the first 3 months; one-in-four of those were people...
| A woman is dead and a child seriously hurt after a two-car highway crash in central Tasmania. The collision occurred at an intersection of the Midland Highway at Melton Mowbray just before midday. The child, who was travelling...
| The Hodgman Government and the Opposition are trading barbs over building safety in Tasmania. It follows yesterday's summit agreeing on a national approach on flammable cladding and skyrocketing insurance premiums, although...
| An elderly pair from Hobart's eastern shore has been charged with drug trafficking. A 78-year-old man and 58-year-old woman, both from Rokeby, are set to face the Hobart Magistrates Court on August 19. The were allegedly...
| Those hoping for a pay rise may be waiting a while longer, with new figures showing the job market remains sluggish. Only 500 new jobs were created in June, keeping the unemployment rate steady at 5.2 per cent in June. Tasmania's...
| Tasmanian Senator Nick McKim says he's being kicked out of Papua New Guinea. He's taken to Twitter to reveal he'll be deported today after having his passport seized. Authorities apparently swooped this morning after he...
| UPDATE: Greg Pearton has been located and is receiving medical treatment. Police and family are concerned for the welfare of Greg Pearton who was last seen around 3.30pm yesterday in the Rokeby area. Greg is described as...
| The future's apparently bright for Tasmania's wine sector after another record year. Wine Tasmania has announced the final tonnage estimate for last year's harvest: just over 17,000. That's up nearly 1000 tonnes on the...
| Upper House MP Ivan Dean says support is snowballing for his bid to raise the state's smoking age to 21. The latest YouGov poll found support has risen to 78 per cent, or around four out of every five people, for the measure. The...
| Anyone thinking of trespassing at Burnie's port this weekend is being warned they risk $5,000 fines. A Hellyer College student reportedly behind the "Storm the Pile" Facebook event, which urged the public to invade the restricted...

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