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| There are plenty of local gripes about multiple roadworks across Glenorchy, including the busy Elwick Road, all being performed at the same time. Traffic is frequently banking up, particularly at Barry and Eady Streets,...
| An arson probe will get underway into a shed fire in the Launceston suburb of Mowbray late on Tuesday night. Crews were called to the property on Verdun Street after 10 pm, finding it well alight. No one was hurt and police...
| UPDATE: Police say Ms Maroni has been found safe. EARLIER: Police are concerned for the welfare of Marcelle Maroni who became separated from her family in Sandy Bay at lunchtime today (Tuesday). She was last seen walking...
| A fire truck with specialist capabilities, and three firefighters, will head to Victoria today to assist with a fire burning in peat in the Gippsland region. The heavy tanker truck, fitted with a state of the art compressed...
| Water has replaced beer today coming off at the production line at Hobart's Cascade Brewery, which is donating 120,000 cans - or around 50,000 litres - to bushfire ravaged parts of Australia. Each can is filled with fresh...
| A new survey is highlighting the scale of poverty in Australia. The Smith Family surveyed more than 1000 people, fining 55 per cent have seen children and families in their area affected by poverty. The survey of more than...
| More snakes are crossing paths with humans this warm season in Tasmania as they come out of the bush searching for water. Reptile Rescue's Chris Daly expects last season's 9500 callouts will be easily topped. Chris, who's...
| As Tasmania's big dry continues, Stage 1 water restrictions are today being rolled out in nearly all the state's serviced areas until at least April. Only the Huon Valley, Circular Head, King Island and West Coast municipalities...
| Treasurer Peter Gutwein will be Tasmania's 46th Premier. His only challenger for the state's top job, Michael Ferguson, confirmed in a statement that he and would-be deputy Elise Archer would not challege at today's Liberal...
| A 54-year-old man is dead after a serious single-vehicle crash in southern Tasmania overnight. A passing motorist found a crashed vehicle on Colebrook Road between Colebrook and Campania, alerting authorities just after...
| Safety surrounding quad bikes has again been thrust into the spotlight, after a shocking crash in Tasmania's northwest left a person in a serious condition. It's understood two all-terrain vehicles collided on Blythe Road...
| Hobart City Council is again requesting more details from the proponent behind the controversial Mount Wellington/kunyani cable car. Additional information from the Mount Wellington Cableway Company was submitted last week...

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