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| 194,000 hectares of wilderness being ravaged so far in Tasmania's summer bushfires is wreaking havoc on local honey producers. Tasmanian Beekeepers Association's Peter Norris explains a honey industry mainstay has been hit...
| With a month of summer to go, Australia has recorded an appalling 42 coastal drowning deaths, a big increase on the 14-year average of 27 summer deaths. This week in Tasmania, children were rescued from outside the flags...
| Newly-approved apartment developments for Hobart will add 103 flats to the tight housing market. Hobart City Council last night approved a four-storey block on Burnett Street, along with a 10-storey development on Bathurst...
| Tasmanians who've fled their homes due to the bushfire threat could be allowed back later in the week. Bushfire activity is easing amidst this week's cooler, calmer conditions, with Tuesday morning's sole emergency warning,...
| Rough terrain has prevented investigators reaching the site of a fatal plane crash southwest of Hobart which killed a woman pilot. 30-year-old Nikita Walker was flying solo when her twin-engine aircraft crashed near the...
| The Supreme Court case of a man who allegedly tried to throw his fiancee off a cruise ship in October last year comes up for a hearing in Hobart today. David James Fysh was arrested after the Royal Caribbean cruise liner...
| Just one emergency warning remained current for Tasmanian bushfires on Monday morning, after hot weather fanned flames on Sunday afternoon. The Reynolds Neck area in the Central Highlands is still considered at very high...
| The dangerous Riveaux Road bushfire burning in the Huon Valley has jumped containment lines this afternoon, prompting fresh emergency warnings for several communities. "It is unlikely the full extent of fire impact on the...
| Southport and Dover residents fighting to keep their homes safe from bushfires threatening the areas say they are amazed by an outpouring of support from Hobart and surrounding areas. After their local shops ran out of...
| The man accused of looting properties that had been vacated under threat of fire in the south has appeared in court today. Jeremy Alexander Godwin of Police Point appeared before Magistrate Webster in today's afternoon...

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