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| Avid bush walkers are being encouraged to help protect sensitive tracks in the wilderness. The Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) have launched a new online registration system for those of us looking to head out...
| A new $160 million freight ship - the largest to ever sail out of Devonport - will hit the Bass Strait run in 2024, with Searoad announcing it's signed a contract for a new vessel.The ship will be built in Germany by FSG...
| Virgin is putting on more flights to and from Tasmania. The carrier is getting in early ahead of summer, putting on routes to Perth and Adelaide out of Tasmania's capital. Hobart Airport CEO Norris Carter says it's always...
| There was unanimous support from Hobart City Council at Monday's meeting for a motion to revitalise the North Hobart precinct. Suspending the popular strip's controversial parking meters is also part of the immediate solution,...
| It's Tasmanian Men's Shed Awareness Week! The Sheds are a vital part of our community, providing a safe, supportive environment for men to learn & share skills, form friendships, and seek support for health and wellbeing...
| A general view of Launceston General Hospital in Launceston, Tasmania, Monday, August 30, 2021. (AAP Image/Ethan James) Two more alleged victims of an accused pedophile nurse are suing the Tasmanian Health Service, with...
| The trip between Queenstown and Burnie will be a lot longer this week due to the closure of the Zeehan Highway due to major landslides. There's no clear timeline on how long the highway will be closed between Anthony Link...
| It was a close call at the Newstead Coles Express service station last night - with firefighters called to the location at Hoblers Bridge Road shortly aftter 8pm. Upon arrival, a spokesperson said they discovered the source...
| A man in his 50's has died after being struck by a firework in the state's north. Police were called to a gathering in Birralee at midnight last night, following reports the man had become unresponsive at the scene. Initial...
| Travel into Tasmania from regional New South Wales is to start from next Friday under a quarantine at home trial. Conditions will include arrivals having to be fully covid vaccinated, test negative before travel and the...
| A key to the city is an honour not bestowed on many - but Launceston born Ariarne Titmus is in great company. At a ceremony at Civic Square on Friday afternoon, surrounded by family, friends and the public, she received...
| Mask wearing will be compulsory at Saturday's Salamanca Market as part of new public health guidelines. The state government rules require face coverings at any event where the crowd capacity exceeds 1000 people. Hobart...

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