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| There's more trouble for the Opposition's bid to return to government, following news of Dean Winter's preselection, fellow Franklin candidate Fabiano Cangelosi has written a scathing letter to party members. The Hobart...
| A seven year old text message characterised as horseplay between friends is at the centre of more problems for Labor's state election campaign. Ben McGregor has quit as a Clark candidate, claiming a cold and calculated dumping...
| Australia's Antarctic resupply ship is continuing its journey back to Hobart after a fire broke out, leaving expeditioners and crew shaken but unhurt. The blaze on board chartered vessel MPV Everest was contained and extinguished...
| The State's education Department says the transition of Hobart's last single-sex public schools to a co-ed model is on track for next year. There's been a mixed reaction to the changes for Ogilvie and New Town Highs, welcomed...
| Popular Kingborough mayor Dean Winter will stand as a Labor candidate in the seat of Franklin after a pledge from Tasmania's leader to the ALP national executive. Overlooking Mr Winter as a candidate has dogged the party's...
| It is Hobart's turn for a TattsLotto windfall. Only last month, a Burnie man landed more than a million dollars by sharing in the division one prize from a Saturday draw. Now, its happened for a Hobart man who has one of...
| Tourism operators in Tasmania are reporting an uptick in business over the long weekend but say it's too early to tell if that's a direct result of the federal government's $1.2 billion cheap flights package. Burnie, Devonport,...
| Labor is still struggling to shake off the Dean Winter preselection controversy with reports the Australian Workers Union is now asking the party's national executive to intervene. The Australian Workers Union has complained...
| A man is in a critical condition in Royal Hobart Hospital after a trailbike crash in the Derwent Valley. The 35-year-old rider was injured in the incident on private property at Ellandale on Sunday afternoon. He was taken...
| The Liberals say a record number of elective surgery procedures would be performed, if they win next month's election. They're promising an extra $154 million dollars invested over four years. That would lead to an extra...
| The Liberal party has come out swinging, describing Labor's decision not to preselect popular Kingborough Mayor Dean Winter for the seat of Franklin as an "omnishambles". It follows reports the Australian Workers' Union...
| Police in Launceston are investigating whether there are any links between three separate gun incidents in as many days. In the latest attack, two unoccupied vehicles were shot at on Poplar Parade in Youngtown. The first...

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