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| Asset and income limits for the state government's HomeShare programme are being lifted to support more jobs in building and construction. It's part of the government’s $3.1 billion dollar construction blitz that is...
| Hobart's rivulet is among several waterways with strong and dangerous flows after more than 170 millimetres of rain fell on Mt Wellington in the 24 hours to 9am on Tuesday. Falls of more than 40 millimetres at Dunalley,...
| Controversial gender laws in Tasmania have been given the all-clear from the Law Reform Institute, which investigated their impact on the legal system. Under the ammendments, parents don't have to record the sex of a child...
| A man in the state's north has been charged over an alleged wounding incident in Launceston last night. Police were called to the vicinity of 262 Charles Street at around 5.40pm, finding another man injured with a knife. A...
| The Huon River is now subject to a minor flood warning as the south east and lower east receive the largest share of a rain band over the state. In the 24 hours to 9am Monday, there was 46 millimetres recorded at Crabtree...
| Two apparent arson attacks on a Hobart unit within hours of each other are being probed by detectives. Crews found smoke and flames issuing from the flat on Risdon Road at Lutana on arrival around 9 pm on Sunday, the fire...
| Premier Peter Gutwein is resisting calls to ease restrictions and open Tasmania's borders earlier than planned, despite Labor and industry bodies pushing him on the issue. An announcement on borders is due to be made this...
| The University of Tasmania has unveiled designs for the final major buildings of the new Launceston campus. Development applications for the River’s Edge and the Willis Street buildings have been submitted, with construction...
| Workers on the minimum wage have been granted a 1.75% pay rise to a weekly $753.80, but the increase will be staged. From July, an increase of $13 a week will go to frontline healthcare, teachers and childcare workers. It...
| The Tasmania Fire Service is reminding people to be fire aware this winter following two accidental incidents in the state's south. Hobart crews attended to a unit on Main Road in Montrose where a wheat bag caught fire in...
| A young man has died while bushwalking at Sentinel Range, near Strathgordon in Tasmania's Wildnerness World Heritage Area. Police believe the 19-year-old from Hobart fell from height during a bushwalk yesterday. Emergency...
| New Tasmanian unemployment figures for May indicate thousands of people have given up looking for work due to the pandemic. A 4.5 per cent drop in the state's participation rate to 57.3 per cent comes on top of slight rise...

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