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| A year after its pledge to remove poker machines from Tasmania's pubs and clubs torpedoed its election campaign, state Labor is now dumping it. Opposition leader Rebecca White made the revelation today. Federal Independent...
| Two paramedics needed treatment from colleagues after their ambulance was caught up in a crash on the Bass Highway at Burnie on Thursday. "A white Holden utility travelling south on Wilson Street had entered the intersection...
| A man who carried on a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl has walked free from the Supreme Court at Burnie on a suspended sentence. The man, who can't be named, was in his early twenties when he moved into the girl's...
| All the pieces are falling into place for Australian Wooden Boat Festival starting in Hobart tomorrow. Some of the early arrivals are Rite of Passage and HMAS Choules carrying the historic Mistral II which will be restored...
| UPDATE 4:20PM: One person has been transported by the Westpac Rescue Helicopter to the Royal Hobart Hospital. Another person has been transported by Ambulance to the North West Regional Hospital in Burnie. --------------------------------- EARLIER: A...
| Fire authorities are confirming heavy rain overnight has eased the risk to a number of Tasmanian communities. The Riveaux Road, Great Pine Tier, Gell River and Brittons Swamp bushfires have all received rain, as well as...
| Another occurrence of drone use in fire-affected areas has frustrated the Tasmania Fire Service. Tasmania Police have issued repeated warnings for drone-operators that when drones are flown near affected areas, air-efforts...
| Spirit of Tasmania operator TT Line is backing its pet transport procedures after the death of a dog on a sailing last week. The owner of a 93-kilo South African mastiff named Mook was left heartbroken after his dog became...

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