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| Mask-wearing is now compulsory in Tasmanian airports whether travellers are heading inter or intrastate. The rule covers check ins, bag drops and any retail outlets on airport premises as well as outdoor areas like pickup/dropoff...
| The Burnie City Council has confirmed it's sold the Old Tioxide Site in Heybridge to TasNetworks to assist the Marinus Link project. The Council bought the site for $2.5 million dollars 13 years ago, hoping it would be transformed...
| A man's due to stand trial in coming months after denying responsibility for a suspicious death in Launceston. The body of Jingai Zhang was discovered in a Wellington Street home on Boxing Day. Emergency services and a...
| Hobart's Museum of Old and New Art is celebrating its tenth birthday. Millionaire, professional gambler and art collector David Walsh's famous "subversive adult Disneyland" (in his own words) officially opened on 21 January...
| Biologists are excited after a species of burrowing crayfish thought to be extinct was rediscovered on Tasmania's West Coast. A Hydro Tasmania environmental survey at Lake Burbury has found short-tailed rain crayfish specimens...
| Tasmania police is investigating the circumstances surrounding several vehicles being deliberately set alight on Main Road at Claremont in the state's south on Tuesday night. Detectives say information suggests that one...
| A rare orange-bellied parrot (AAP Image/Supplied by Department of Primary Industries) A critically endangered migratory parrot is breeding in Tasmania in record numbers, giving biologists renewed hope for the species' survival. The...
| Business groups have welcomed a proposal for a new hotel on Boland Street. A development application has now been lodged with City of Launceston Council for the 130-bed facility which would include a restaurant, courtyard,...
| Glenorchy Detectives are investigating a mass car torching at Claremont in Hobart's north on Tuesday night. Five vehicles went up in flames on Main Road at around 9:15. Following multiple triple zero calls from alarmed...
| The northeast community of Bridport is the latest to hop on board the electric vehicle trend, with local community organisation Bridport Innovations launching a new charging station. Tasmania currently has around 340 electric...
| Augmented reality is being used to cement memories of a fallen forest giant in Tasmania's south. An 87-metre swamp gum known as the Arve Big Tree near Geeveston was among the priceless natural heritage wiped out in the 2019...
| Around 170 Derwent Valley locals blacked out in Monday's severe weather are being advised it'll likely be Tuesday afternoon before they're reconnected. Tasnetworks customers in Lachlan accounted for most of the outages,...

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