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| Tasmania's population is climbing, according to the latest Census data. The Australian Bureau of Statistics has found that 569,800 live in the Apple Isle, as of December 2021. Tasmania’s population growth over the...
| A group of anti-vaxxers who sued the Commonwealth, Victorian, NSW, Queensland, Northern Territory, WA and Tasmanian governments over lockdown and vaccine mandates have had their case struck out by the Federal Court. On Monday,...
| Tasmania's coronavirus numbers are continuing to climb through winter, with another 1228 new cases recorded on Tuesday. There are 29 COVID-positive patients in hospital, 16 of those being treated specifically for virus symptoms...
| A Kingston man is jumping for joy after winning $200,000. The Tasmanian blue-collar worker won the guaranteed 1st Prize of $200,000 in Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw 1578, drawn Monday 27 June 2022. Lottery officials...
| (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) Family Planning Tasmania has joined a chorus of Australian organisations condemning the overturning of Roe v Wade in the United States. On Friday, the United States Supreme Court decided to overturn...
| Concept plans of a major refurbishment for the Tasman Bridge have been released for public feedback. The $130 million dollar project will be the first big upgrade to the bridge since 1975 and has been outlined in the Hobart...
| Tasmania's child abuse Commission of Inquiry hearings are underway in Launceston, with a focus on LGH alleged pedophile nurse James Geoffrey Griffin. In her opening remarks, Counsel Assisting Elizabeth Bennett SC has read...
| A woman has faced court in Hobart accused of attempted murder. Tamara Nicole Adams is yet to enter a plea to the charge, which arose after police were called to a New Norfolk home on Friday night. The 47 year old allegedly...
| Active Coronavirus case numbers continue to climb across Tasmania, with 777 new infections recorded overnight. It's the second day in a row that case numbers have fallen but recoveries can't keep up. 48 people are in hospital...
| Coronavirus case numbers have dropped below a thousand per day, but new infections continue to outpace new recoveries. 983 new Covid-19 cases have been reported in the past 24 hours, a welcome drop on 1,081 yesterday. 49...
| A woman has been arrested after a reported firearms incident in Tasmania's south. Police were called to a New Norfolk residence late last night, following reports of an alleged shooting. A 74-year-old man has been taken...
| It is a night of willingly sleeping rough across Tasmania for those participating in the Vinnies Community Sleepout. The fundraiser evolved out of the CEO Sleepout to be more inclusive. The chilliest will be for those in...

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