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| A petition demanding Tasmania's power price rise be capped at 2.5% is being circulated by the opposition. Nearly 12% is the increase approved for next financial year, largely as a result of wholesale electricity costs zooming...
| The Tasmania JackJumpers have signed an American guard with NBA experience as they look to fill the big shoes of import Josh Adams. The club on Friday announced 28-year-old Milton Doyle had signed a one-year contract for...
| A report is to be prepared for the coroner on the discovery of a body found today (Thursday) in the Duck Reach area of Launceston. It's thought likely to be 51 year old Summerhill man Paul Warmsley who had not been seen...
| Legal action is being brought against the operator of the inflatable jumping castle involved in the Hillcrest Primary School tragedy. Six children were killed on December 16 last year when the castle flew 10 metres into...
| Another two coronavirus-linked deaths in Southern Tasmania have taken the state's pandemic toll to 88. A man in his 50s and a man in his 80s have died. It follows the death of another man in his 50s - also from the South...
| Police are still hunting three men who took part in a home invasion in Hobart's north on Wednesday night. A man was left with non-life-threatening injuries after the incident, described by police as an aggravated armed robbery,...
| Swimmers gather before the annual nude winter solstice swim during Hobart's Dark Mofo festival at Long Beach in Sandy Bay, Tasmania, Wednesday, June 22, 2022. (AAP Image/Rob Blakers) More than 2000 hardy souls have bared...
| An arrest has been made after an alleged altercation on the Brooker Highway. Police were called to the scene near Derwent Park at around 5pm last night after a man was reportedly struck with an iron bar. The 42-year-old...
| Hobart City ratepayers face a 2.27% rise, even less than last year's 2.73%. Neighbouring council Glenorchy is increasing rates by 3.5% and Clarence up by 4.82%. Hobart Lord Mayor Anna Reynolds is satisfied the books are...
| Tasmania's pandemic death toll has risen to 86 on the death of a man aged in his 50s from the state's south. "I extend my sincere condolences to his family, friends, and loved ones," Premier and Health Minister Jeremy Rockliff...
| A coroner is set to examine the deaths of three people during devastating flooding in Tasmania six years ago. Trevor Foster, 81, Peter Watson, 63, and 75-year-old grandmother Mary Allford were killed in the deluge that hit...
| (Image: Adam Gibson) An innovative design that replaces a Sandy Bay beach toilet block has won two awards at this year’s Tasmanian Architecture Awards. The innovative toilet block design incorporates sound stage and...

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