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| Tasmania Police has thanked members of the public for their assistance after four people were taken into custody over an alleged evading incident on Hobart's Eastern Shore this morning. Police rushed to the East Derwent...
| The best tip for outdoor activities for the long weekend seems to be tomorrow and most of Sunday, because the public holiday is bringing rain. Most of the state's leaning towards a comparatively warm few days with reasonably...
| A University of Tasmania report into the state's child protection system is recommending more oversight of a trial program aimed at limiting the removal of children from families. The Tasmanian Government released the UTAS...
| An elderly woman's 2017 death in Tasmania's North West has been attributed to inadequate hospital treatment. A coroner's found if Margaret Patricia Kenney had been administered her regular medication at Mersey Community...
| Federal Labor will consider pursuing a Senate inquiry into Federal Police raids on journalists. The AFP has targeted News Corp and the ABC in separate operations, sparking concerns about the impact on press freedom. Prime...
| This long weekend, authorities are urging drivers to make the most of Driver Reviver sites held across the state. Tiredness is one of drivers’ biggest enemies, Road Safety Advisory Council Chair Garry Bailey said. "Driving...
| There are concerns for the welfare of a 57-year-old man who vanished from St Helens on Sunday. Police say Allan Michael Young has a health condition and may need medication. He could be in Hobart or on the northwest coast,...
| The Australian economy has grown at its slowest pace in a decade, while Tasmania continues to shine. New ABS figures show the national economy expanded by just 0.4% in the three months to March. However, Tasmania's Final...
| Fire has again impacted Zeehan's commercial business in the main street. The West Coast town's takeaway shop, the Cribb Hut, went up in flames this morning, believed to have been from an oil fire from the deep fryer. It's...
| Police in the state's north are hoping they've put a dent in Launceston crime, after seizing illegal firearms and charging two men over an aggravated armed robbery. Authorities were called to an address on Eddington Crescent...
| The Liberal's Bridget Archer will formally be declared the new member for Bass tomorrow, more than two and a half weeks after the Federal Election. Ms Archer finished with just 562 votes ahead of Labor MP Ross Hart after...
| Tasmania's exporters can expect their goods to have an extra edge on global markets as the Australian dollar faces further weakening because of sinking interest rates. The Reserve Bank's chopped 0.25% from the cash rate...

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