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| The hot-button topic of pill testing has landed squarely in Tasmania's Upper House. A motion which discusses the benefits of pill testing has been brought forward by Murchison Independent Ruth Forrest. Ms Forrest's near...
| Another 206 rooms will be added to Hobart's increasingly stretched accommodation offerings if the full Hobart City Council signs off on a nine-storey hotel at next week's meeting. Fragrance Group's proposal for a hotel,...
| The West Coast Mayor is welcoming the local Labor Party branch's bid to resurrect a Royalties for the Regions program to return mining wealth to the area. The then-Labor state government rejected a similar proposal in 2009,...
| A 23 year old man who's been homeless and unemployed all of his adult life has been sent to jail for two years for torching a Hobart house worth $750,000 in March. Barry John Eldridge had been squatting in the Goulburn Street...
| Fresh calls for a federal inquiry into gender dysphoria are being headed up by a well-recognised Tasmanian sociologist. Hobart-based Dr Geoff Holloway, who's known mainly for his environmental activism, has added his weight...
| The Legislative Council is being urged to put politics aside and focus on the evidence ahead of the pill testing debate this week. Tomorrow, Independent member for Murchison, Ruth Forrest will bring forth a motion calling...
| Two kelpies from Tasmania are among a dozen from around the country vying for the title of the nation's hardest-working dog. Lady from Epping Forrest and Monty from Paradise are joining the others in the Cobber Challenge;...
| Regional Tasmania will be boosted by the employment of 12 new paramedics. Three will be posted each to Dodges Ferry, Bicheno, St Helens and Deloraine. "As part of our $125 million investment over six years, Ambulance Tasmania...
| While the mainland's feeling the worst effects of an icy blast moving up through south-east Australia, Tasmania's weather isn't faring much better. The low pressure system is moving away to the north-east, meaning conditions...
| Devonport's leaders remain satisfied the massive Living City transformation will deliver renewed prosperity to the region. An auction business owner reckons he moved his operation from Devonport to Launceston, because the...
| There are fears Tasmania's isolated areas are completely exposed to the risk of bushfire, after all remote firefighting operations were suspended pending a work, health and safety inquiry. The Tasmania Fire Service has been...
| The Southern Huskies have pulled the plug on the New Zealand NBL, leaving the competition after just one season. In a bombshell statement released this afternoon, the clubs says after investing $1.7 million dollars into...

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