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| The Firefighters Union is calling on candidates in the upcoming state election to pledge more funding for additional crews in the North-West. The Union claims Tasmanians are more likely to die in a residential fire than...
| The first official votes are being cast for the 2021 Tasmanian Election, as pre-polling gets underway. Early voters must declare they'll be unable to do so on May 1st. 7 prepolling centres opened around the state at 8:30...
| Police are investigating after a shot was fired into the air at Mayfield in the state's north last night. It's alleged it occurred during a neighbourhood dispute in Lawson Street at about 7pm. When police arrived, they...
| Hobart Town Hall is among the many buildings around the Commonwealth flying flags at half mast in recognition of the death of Prince Philip. State Liberal and Labor leaders Peter Gutwein and Rebecca White have issued condolences...
| Tasmania will adopt the national recommendation and move to 100% seating capacity in theatres and sporting venues indoors and outdoors across the state by early next month. In a statement, the Premier detailed that the advice...
| Tasmania's run with warm weather will come to a bitter end this weekend, when a cold snap sweeps across the state. Temperatures in Launceston, Burnie and Devonport will only make it into the low teens on Sunday, making...
| Labor's unloading on popular Liberal Braddon candidate Adam Brooks after revelations he's being accused of firearms offences. The former Mining Minister is being summonsed to the Devonport Magistrates Court on what he says...
| Tasmania's health department is cancelling first-dose Astra Zeneca vaccination appointments for people aged under 50. It's in response to advice that the Pfizer inoculation is now the preferred vaccination for people aged...
| Another diversion's popped up in the state election campaign, this time affecting a Liberals candidate. Adam Brooks is accused by police of violating the Firearms Act in the storage of ammunition, allegations the clay target...
| A fire on board an Antarctic resupply ship earlier this week appears to be worse than first thought. The Australian Antarctic Division has confirmed a support vessel is being sent to assist the MPV Everest, after the blaze...
| Bookings are now open for the annual Mother's Day Classic, with over 70 locations around the country confirmed where people can take part. Devonport and Launceston are among the destinations to play host to the event for...
| The Morrison Government is now considering next steps in regard to the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine rollout, after the UK began offering people aged under 30 an alternative formula. It comes after the European Medicines...

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