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| A "life raft" for COVID-hit businesses is how Tasmania's peak tourism lobby is describing the expanded $50 million support package from the state and federal governments. Grants up to $50 thousand over two rounds will be...
| The Sydney Opera House and Launceston's Town Hall aren't usually two landmarks you'd expect in the same category - but they are this Tuesday night. Town Hall is set to light up in red ahead of the Heart Foundation's major...
| A Hobart make-up artist who stole more than $65,000 from her former employer has failed in her bid to appeal her prison sentence. Chief Justice Alan Blow this morning dismissed a motion by Olivia Rose Rodgers to review her...
| More students are being given access to COVID-19 vaccinations across the state. Bookings have just opened up for the 12-15 year old age bracket, and following the success of college vaccine clinics in the South, they're...
| A working smoke alarm has saved a woman's life in the Southern Midlands early on Monday morning. Police say the 53-year-old was asleep when her home on Springhill Bottom Road at Colebrook caught fire. An alarm woke the...
| Tasmania Police have praised the actions of a North West Man, after he was reported missing on remote Lake Burbury. The 33-year-old was supposed to meet up with his friends on Friday night for a camping weekend. His car...
| (Photo: Neighbours of Fish Farming https://neighboursoffishfarming.org.au/) Tasmanian based group Neighbours of Fish Farming (NOFF) have responded to the backlash of their anti-salmon billboards. The red signs have been...
| From Saturday September 18th, everyone at an event with a crowd of more than a thousand in Tasmania, both in and outdoors, will have to wear a mask. It means the mask wearing will become necessary at the famous Salamanca...
| If you've noticed empty shopfronts filling up in Launceston's CBD - you're not alone. Launceston Mayor Albert van Zetten says pre-COVID, 25 per cent of shops were vacant - and that number now sits at just 7 per cent. Mr...
| There's an outpouring of community support for Sorell's Lowe family who lost everything, including their car, in an accidental housefire east of Hobart on Thursday. A cardboard box left on a stovetop ignited after a child...
| There's concern for the welfare of Launceston teenager Scarlett Stagg who hasn't been seen or heard from since Monday. At the time the 14-year-old was wearing a black Kathmandu puffer jacket over a grey hoodie. She's described...

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