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| "I'm asking people to sit on the couch and watch Netflix. Surely we can do that," Premier Peter Gutwein said on Wednesday morning. Tasmania is moving to stage 2 restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19, after the number...
| Tasmania's set to lose more flights as Virgin Australia drastically scales back services. Virgin had previously cut services by 50 per cent; that's now being ramped up to a 90 per cent reduction, as well as the temporary...
| Tasmania's peak medical body is calling for hotels to be used as accommodation for people self-isolating. Many are empty, given the tourism industry has ground to a halt. AMA State President Professor John Burgess has...
| Michael Hill jewellery outlets have closed their doors indefinitely. 300 shops globally, 165 in Australia, three of those in Greater Hobart and one in Launceston. Coronavirus of course is the reason, not just because of...
| The State Government is cracking down on Spirit of Tasmania arrivals, now banning non-essential passengers altogether. Some people have been seen ignoring self-isolation requirements minutes after leaving the vessel in...
| Around 100 staff at timber processor Ta Ann Tasmania are being stood down until at least mid April. Tasmanian Broadcasters understands the company is blaming the impact of coronavirus on global markets for the measure, which...
| The Federal Group is standing down over 1800 employees in the wake of the federal government's entertainment venue shutdown. About 1500 Tasmanians will be without work as the hotel and gaming giant anticipates the crippling...
| A team of 21 volunteers have returned from Tasmania's remote beaches in the Wilderness World Heritage Area, collecting 66,752 pieces of rubbish. Team Clean has been doing the voyage since 1999, aiming to tackle marine pollution. Coordinator...
| At least one Tasmanian couple will fondly remember this time in their lives. The Hobart couple have landed nearly $1.4 million in the weekend's TattsLotto. They were one of three division one winners across Australia from...
| Premier Peter Gutwein is warning people not to flout social distancing regulations by holding backyard parties as the state's pubs, clubs and casinos prepare to close at noon on Monday. Places of worship, gym and indoor...
| In the latest $66.4 billion stimulus package, the full Newstart allowance will be doubled to more than $1100 dollars a fortnight for 6 months to insulate against the coronavirus downturn. That includes those currently on...
| One of Hobart's licenced venues seems to be unaware it had a full beer keg stolen overnight. Police found it at Battery Point in Princes Park in the early hours of this morning (Sunday). A silver Commodore sedan could be...

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