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| A Southwood mill damaged by the January bushfires in the state's south will reopen next month. Power was restored to the Neville Smith Forest Products Southwood mill recently, allowing repair work to get underway. CEO Andrew...
| Launceston murderer Ian Rosewall has been sentenced to 22 years jail in the Launceston Supreme Court, having killed his Mayfield housemate by repeatedly hitting him in the head with a hammer in 2016. 24-year-old Tyson Timothy...
| A West Coast petition with 814 signatures appealing for the reinstatement of the direct bus service connecting the region with Hobart, has entered state parliament, courtesy of Labor MP Anita Dow. Citing a lack of patronage,...
| A drug-abusing Scottsdale man who subjected an autistic child to horrendous abuse is behind bars. 27-year-old Joseph Edward Auton pleaded guilty to ill-treating a child over a number of weeks, having used duct tape to bind...
| The High Court has upheld Tasmania's and Victoria's laws which prohibit anti-abortion protestors within 150 metres of a termination clinic. The case involved Kathleen Clubb, who was convicted after trying to hand a pamphlet...
| The Tasmania Fire Service hopes to have an out-of-control bushfire threatening property on the east coast contained today. An emergency warning in force for much of Tuesday night was downgraded to watch and act on Wednesday...
| Prime Minister Scott Morrison is courting votes in the northern Tasmanian electorate of Bass today, announcing a cash injection worth nearly $92 million for the state's health system. Around a third of the funding will go...
| Crews have toiled through the night on an emergency-level bushfire threatening the east coast shack community of Dolphin Sands. Hobart firefighters and a Parks and Wildlife team reinforced the battle against the blaze on...
| The Hobart City Council's Planning Committee has voted unanimously to knock back a townhouse development at Mount Stuart, near Hobart. Darko Krajinovic, who illegally tore down his heritage-listed property a few years ago,...
| A convicted rapist and murderer remains behind bars after appearing on fresh charges. Jamie John Curtis is back in court on four counts of breaching a restraint order and 10 of failing to comply with a community protection...
| A strong balance sheet and economy continues to be the message from the Tasmanian Government, despite a setback to income. It has emerged stamp duty and GST revenues will reduce by $560 million. Treasurer Peter Gutwein...
| A brand new departures lounge and facilities for international connections are on the horizon in a three-stage expansion of Hobart Airport. Passengers are tipped to roughly double to more than 4.5 million annually in the...

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