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| Hobart City Council is summoning an urgent homelessness crisis meeting after a concerted push by leading support organisations. The State Housing Minister, service providers and other stakeholders who could assist with immediate...
| Basslink is back online following an outage related to the converter station at George Town in the state's north. Hydro Tasmania and Basslink confirmed on Sunday night the Basslink interconnector, which allows Tasmania to...
| The State Government says it will fund a free measles vaccination, on expert advice from doctors. From September, the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine will be available for Tasmanians born during or after 1966 who have not...
| A fault which has disabled the Basslink undersea power cable connecting Tasmania to Victoria will not be fixed today. Late yesterday Hydro Tasmania confirmed the line was broken again. The company says the fault was due...
| The pace of Australia's housing downturn appears to be further easing in the latest CoreLogic report, falling just point 0.4% in May. Hobart values have tracked lower for two months in a row now, meaning a negative result...
| Ten thousand Tasmanians aged over 50 are being sought for a new study looking into the causes of dementia. The Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre's ISLAND (Island Study Linking Ageing and Neurodegenerative Disease)...
| The Royal Hobart Hospital redevelopment will be delivered a month later than planned. The $689 million project's timeline has stretched out after asbestos scares and the non-payment of plasterers by Melbourne subcontractor...
| Labor and Greens will head into budget estimates this week armed with questions - direct from the doctor's lobby - to put to the Tasmanian Government. The Australian Medical Association has released more than 25 questions...
| An artist’s impression of Incat Tasmania Pty Ltd ferry terminal. Picture: INCAT TASMANIA Hobartians will soon see ferries traversing the Derwent as part of the city's public transport network. Infrastructure Minister...
| Bridgewater and Gagebrook in Tasmania have a smoking rate not seen nationally since the 1970s and have the worst rate in the country with 40% of people smoking daily, a new report reveals. Health policy think tank Mitchell...
| Launceston's frenetic construction sector is about to get even busier courtesy of the region's development champion Errol Stewart. The man who recently brought the transformative Peppers Silos Hotel to the city is now planning...
| Glenorchy wants to cap off a memorable week of celebration with a TSL win tonight over their long standing foe, Clarence. The Magpies, old and young, are flocking together for the club's centenary and Coach Paul Kennedy's...

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