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| Outgoing Premier Will Hodgman says it would be inappropriate for him to vote on the new Liberal leader, given he won't be a part of the team. It means 14 members are expected to decide on who will take the state's top job,...
| Minister for Agriculture Bridget McKenzie in the Senate chamber at Parliament House in Canberra, Tuesday, December 3, 2019. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) Tasmania has been caught up in the pork barrelling saga which has prompted...
| A 36-year-old man has been charged after a New Norfolk supermarket was allegedly burgled. Shortly before 3am on Thursday, it's alleged two people forced entry and stole a large amount of cigarette packets. About 5am a white...
| Crime Stoppers are offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information on an arson attack in Rokeby, in the state's south, recently. Shortly after midnight on January 9, multiple Tasmania Fire Service crews were called to...
| A Victorian shipwright will be tasked with building Tasmania's next police boat. The 12 metre vessel will replace the current vessel 'Dauntless', as part of the $10.7 million four-year Large Vessel Replacement Program and...
| More funding will be rolled out to four northern Tasmanian organisations to support participants of the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Federal Member for Bass Bridget Archer says the initiative will go a long way...
| Tasmanian tenants are continuing to feel the squeeze from what's being described as a "very difficult" rental market under "significant pressure". The latest quarterly Domain Rental Report is likely to renew calls from senior...
| Will Hodgman (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) The toll of social media attacks played a part in outgoing Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman's decision to step away from politics after six years in the top job. The Liberal leader yesterday...
| Flights between Melbourne and Tasmania are being affected by bushfire smoke from Victoria for a second day. A Qantas service into Hobart was cancelled this morning while this afternoon's TigerAir flight has been delayed. Jetstar...
| Prominent industry figures are hopeful Will Hodgman's replacement will be able to maintain the momentum, following news the popular Liberal Premier is quitting Parliament to spend more time with his family. The Tourism...
| A woman's been arrested after routine passenger screening at Launceston Airport. Drug Dog Fang gave a positive signal, resulting in a 25-year-old Newnham woman being searched. She's facing trafficking charges, allegedly...
| City buildings are seen through smoke haze from bushfires in Melbourne, Tuesday, January 14, 2020 (AAP Image/Erik Anderson) Smoke has again been on the rise in Tasmania due to mainland blazes. The Environment Protection...

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