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| Remains found in bushland in southern Tasmania are believed to belong to a missing man last seen nearly six years ago. Acting on the advice from a group of bushwalkers who stumbled across bones and camping gear during an...
| There's a plea for drivers to pay attention to road conditions after multiple smashes in the state's north and northwest on Tuesday, including one fatality. The state's road toll rose to 2 for the year, when a 27-year-old...
| A 26-year-old man remains in a stable condition in the Royal Hobart Hospital after being winched to safety from one of Tasmania's popular rockclimbing areas. Around 8pm last night police from Marine and Rescue Services and...
| Burnie's cruise ship season has taken another blow as savage weather prevented the Pacific Eden from visiting this morning. The ship had come from South Australia's Kangaroo Island but bypassed Burnie to head straight onto...
| A woman is dead and a truck driver is in hospital after a horror smash at Longford on Tuesday morning. Police were called to a head-on collision between a red Kia van and the medium-rigid truck on Illawarra Road around...
| Tuesday morning saw a big development in Tasmania's bushfire crisis, with the 55,000-hectare Great Pine Tier fire downgraded to no alert level. It's welcome news after low cloud and sleet hampered firefighting in the area. The...
| Hobart City Council has apologised for pamphlets against proposed law changes around gender making their way into Saturday's Salamanca Market, referring to them as anti-transgender. Women Speak is opposed to the laws which...
| There is talk of potentially not having the Royal Hobart Regatta Public Holiday Monday anymore. As the final day of the Regatta wraps up, organisers say they are looking at ways of sustaining and building the Regatta into...
| Embattled Hodgman Government MP Adam Brooks is quitting parliament. He's told Tasmania Talks he'll no longer be the Member for Braddon as of close of business Tuesday, after visiting the Governor and Premier Will Hodgman...
| The coroner will receive a report after a man died while fishing at Ansons Bay in the state's northeast. Emergency services were called after the man, who was fishing with his wife, collapsed in shallow water on Saturday...
| The Hobart City Council will consider the implementation of a regular ferry service between Bellerive and the Hobart waterfront. However, the Sydney-reminiscent concept would be confined to weekends, with Lord Mayor Anna...
| Hobart's waterfront has been reawakened with the bi-annual Australian Wooden Boat Festival. Yesterday thousands flocked to the area to take in the sights, food, music and activities, with around 120,000 people expected over...

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