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| Tasmania's real time fuel price reporting scheme was launched by the government a week ago today (Friday). The state not reflecting the intensity of falling fuel prices elsewhere produced by the pandemic prompted the government...
| Fresh rescuers are due to arrive at Macquarie Harbour on Tasmania's West Coast on Friday, relieving exhausted crews who've given their all in the state's biggest whale stranding on record. They've saved around 90 pilot whales,...
| Tasmania's Housing Minister has been accused of misleading parliament. The claim is that after the Supreme Court found the Liberal government had no right to evict an intellectually disabled man from public housing, it was...
| A planned court complex for what will become the former Burnie UTAS campus on Mooreville Road has Labor persisting with its case that the government has been short on local consultation. In August, the government made the...
| Biosecurity Tasmania officials are meeting with potato growers today, after news broke fresh South Australian spuds will be allowed into the state. Growers are worried at the news; Labor Braddon MP Shane Broad says local...
| Members of a rescue crew stand with a whales on a sand bar near Strahan, Australia, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. (Brodie Weeding/Pool Photo via AP) Rescuers in Tasmania are racing to save the few dozen pilot whales still alive...
| Agfest organisers have revealed a covid-safe plan for the state's yearly agricultural event. Rural Youth Tasmania has announced the field days will be returning to Carrick in 2021 after shifting online for this year's event. It's...
| The NBN network is receiving its biggest upgrade since 2013, giving eight-million households access to ultra-fast internet speeds. The work is worth $4.5 billion. The spend includes the rollout of high-speed business broadband...
| An extra $5 million of voucher subsidies for Tasmanians to holiday in their home state has been unveiled, following the runaway uptake of the first round. The latest stimulus, involving $100 towards accommodation and $50...
| The whale rescue tragedy continues to unfold on Tasmania's west coast, with another 200 pilot whales, most of them dead, discovered around 10 kilometres away from the initial stranding sites in Macquarie Harbour. It takes...
| 25 whales have been helped back into deeper water on Tasmania's West Coast as rescuers brace for an operation that will stretch out for days. A third of the 270 stranded pilot whales have died, but the weather and tidal...
| The Auditor-General has handed down findings into Tasmania's Expressions of Interest process for tourism investment opportunities. Environmentalists have long been concerned about developers gaining access to the state's...

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