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| Tasmania's perspective on life on the dole is being heard by the federal parliamentary Newstart inquiry which is moving around the country. Liberal Premier Hodgman's expressed his support for a rise to the weekly social...
| Hopes for a proposed new hotel development in Launceston have been dashed, following a decision by the Resource Management and Planning Appeal Tribunal. Josef Chromy's JAC Group was behind the $50 million Gorge Hotel to...
| Tasmanian detectives are seeking the extradition of a Western Australian woman who allegedly killed her elderly roommate in Launceston last month. The body of 71-year-old Veronica Corstorphine was discovered at her house...
| Tasmanian Senator Jacqui Lambie is hopeful a potential Royal Commission into veteran suicide will put a broom through the Defence and Veterans Affairs Departments. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed he's actively...
| Tasmania is welcoming a branch of the Australian Association for Infant Mental Health, which brings the state in line with the rest of the country. It is believed that support and intervention much earlier in a child's life...
| Police are seeking public sightings of a man in the area around Victoria Dock in Hobart early this morning before he was located deceased in the water. “Around 4.30am police responded to a report of a man in distress...
| Tasmania's typically volatile spring weather is living up to its reputation, with snow falling in the Central Highlands and on Hobart's Mt Wellington, although warmer ground temperatures are accelerating the melt. Snowfall...
| Three men and a woman are in custody and will face a Magistrate on Thursday morning over an alleged kidnapping at Devonport. Police allege the four northwest coasters kidnapped a 33-year-old woman early on Wednesday. She...
| What happens at Hobart's Domain House and its extensive gardens still has two very different visions hanging over it. UTAS is looking to construct new buildings and car-parking on the site as part of its full relocation...
| There will be little relief from wild and woolly conditions around the state until into the weekend. Locations including Strahan, Devonport, Scottsdale and the Bass Strait Islands are in the firing line for damaging northwesterly...
| Devonport para-athlete Deon Kenzie is in the Middle East gearing up for his biggest event of the year. He's among the Tasmanian contingent at this year's IPC World Championships in Dubai, along with Launceston shotputter...
| Some suburbs east of Hobart are on boil water alerts after faecal bacteria was detected in Lauderdale reservoir. Taswater says routine sampling found E.Coli, with a precautionary alert in place until more conclusive tests...

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