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| A new poll has found more than three quarters of Tasmanians back the plan to increase the superannuation rate. Under current federal legislation, the rate of super paid on top of wages will incrementally lift from 9.5 per...
| The Matildas are excited - and relieved - after Australia and New Zealand were named host nations for the 20-23 women's football World Cup. Launceston is among a dozen cities across the two countries slated to host matches. “This...
| The Federal Government has announced a multi-million dollar funding boost for agricultural shows across the country. The Royal Agricultural Society of Tasmania has welcomed the $36 million support package saying the funding...
| Warning graphic content A photo of what is professed to be 140 dead Tasmanian pademelons stacked in front of a hunting party in the West Tamar area, is lighting up social media. The Facebook image was apparently removed,...
| A kilo of ice is off the streets after police raids and postal interceptions. A 25-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman have faced Hobart Magistrates Court after police intercepted roughly a million dollars worth of the...
| An ongoing feud between youths is believed to have led to a mugging in Hobart's north yesterday afternoon. A male was set upon at the Moonah Bus Interchange, two others threatening him with an implement, punching him and...
| Noon on Friday begins the next phase of increased maximum numbers for groups to 500 outdoors and 250 indoors. It's around two and a half weeks earlier than previously indicated in recognition of Tasmania remaining free of...
| Tasmanian tenants are being urged to keep paying rent if they can, after the state government extended certain pandemic eviction protections. Rent increases and evictions following a notice to vacate will be banned until...
| Tasmania's Governor Kate Warner whose term was to expire in December will extend her time in the role by 6 months. The 71 year old, who had a recent successful battle with cancer, has been approved by the Queen to stay on...
| Police investigating a spate of arson attacks in a Hobart suburb this week believe they've made a breakthrough. A suspicious fire did $50,000 damage to a unit on Risdon Road at Lutana on Sunday night. Less than 24 hours...
| Protections for vulnerable residential tenants in Tasmania will remain in place for at least another 3 months. Tasmanian renters can't be evicted until October nor can rents increase, under the emergency coronavirus legislation...
| A woman has avoided jail for her part a siege in Launceston. 42-year-old Nomi Lea Mountney had let Brett Julian Robinson-Stacey into her rental at Trevallyn believing he was in danger, before the 25-year-old began a 16-hour...

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