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| Hobart Lord Mayor Anna Reynolds is defending council's handling of parking on Elizabeth Street in North Hobart, after a social media storm erupted. City Council representatives have taken pot shots at each other on Facebook...
| A missing hiker and his pet dog have been winched to safety in Tasmania after spending a night lost in remote bushland. The 59-year-old man from Hobart was spotted by a rescue helicopter shortly before midday in the southern...
| A large pod of whales is stranded at Macquarie Harbour on Tasmania's West Coast. A statement from the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE) confirmed marine conservation experts are being...
| The Spirit of Tasmania's first appearance off Geelong on Sunday has been greeted enthusiastically. The Port of Melbourne's crowded schedule and rising fees saw TT-Line decide to shift it's Victorian terminal to Geelong from...
| A shocking juice bar robbery near Launceston's CBD has left a young woman in hospital with serious injuries, and the man responsible is still on the run. Police say a man wearing a grey top, sunglasses and a black cap walked...
| Police are investigating a serious assault in Hobart's inner north suburb of Lutana last night. Two males and one female forcibly entered a holiday unit on the Brooker Highway about 11:30pm. A man who was trying to flee...
| A report commissioned by RSL Tasmania has found more than half of its members rated their health as "average" or "poor". 40 percent of the 802 Tasmanian RSL members surveyed said they'd experienced an adverse or traumatic...
| Tasmania could reopen to safe jurisdictions - including South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern Territory - by the end of October, pending advice from Public Health officials. "At this stage, we're not declaring...
| The preferred design option for the Fingal Irrigation Scheme has been launched today. The $49.37 million scheme is estimated to deliver 12,600 megalitres of irrigation water to farmers along the South Esk River between Fingal...
| Real time fuel price reporting kicks off today in Tasmania after a slight delay in bringing the scheme together. Involving an app and website, drivers can check out the best prices, with a view to increase competition, which...
| There's finally some movement on a block that's sat vacant near Hobart's CBD for more than a decade. Hobart City Council is now assessing a development application for the fenced-off land next door to St Michael's Collegiate...
| Residents near a controversial recycling plant slated for Invermay are voicing their concerns to the Launceston City Council. Dozens of locals have already rallied against the Churchill Park Drive facility, amidst concerns...

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