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Public Health pushes flu shot ahead of winter

Public Health is pushing for more of us to get a flu shot ahead of winter. The Tasmanian Vaccination Operation Centre immunising teams will be running...

736 new cases of Coronavirus

Tasmania has recorded 736 new Coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours. It's a slight drop on yesterday's figures of 822 cases and from 946 the...

Very strong Tas retail growth

Eating out, clothing, footwear, personal accessories, and food have all been stronger in April in new ABS retail data. Australia's retail turnover lifted 0.9% on the...

Mitchell holds on in Lyons

(AAP Image/Lukas Coch) Labor's Brian Mitchell has narrowly retained the federal Tasmanian seat of Lyons. A preference count error at the Launceston pre-polling centre was corrected on...

Man arrested at New Norfolk

Two stolen firearms were among a haul of loot recovered by police in a raid at New Norfolk on Thursday.  Illicit drugs, cash and ammunition were...

Tasmanian budget delivered

An operating deficit of $474 million for next financial year has been flagged in the budget announcement for Tasmania. That is even with spending being shaved...

Power price to shoot up

Another cost of living strike is about to be unleashed across Australia with electricity prices set to rise as much as 8% above inflation. Wholesale costs...

946 new cases, debate on restrictions

The Premier is resisting calls to tighten up restrictions and mask rules in Tasmania, in response to the latest COVID numbers. Another 946 cases were reported...

Searoad build underway

Searoad boss Chas Kelly is welcoming the official steel cutting ceremony in Germany for his huge new vessel set to ply Bass Strait from late...

More politicians for Tasmania

More politicians in Tasmania is on the cards as lower house members agree to return their numbers to 35. In 1998 the size was reduced to...

Multimillion dollar spend announced for health care

Doctors are welcoming a sizeable Tasmanian Government investment into the state's archaic health IT systems. It includes an initial spend of $150 million over four years...

LGH pressure, no new COVID deaths

Tasmania has recorded a second straight day without any COVID-related deaths.  899 new cases have been reported in the latest figures from Public Health, down from...

Drink driver collared in south

Police have charged a 42-year-old Granton man after he was caught drink driving well over the limit on Sunday afternoon. The man was intercepted by police on Pioneer...

New ice rink resolve

Efforts are well underway to establish a new ice skating rink now that Tasmania's only facility, a quarter sized arena, closed forever at Hobart's Glenorchy...

Huon Highway reopens after serious crash

A motorcyclist is believed to be seriously injured after a crash on the Huon Highway. Police and emergency services were called to the scene near Sandfly...

913 new cases, hospital numbers steady

Tasmania has recorded 913 new cases of coronavirus, according to the latest figures from the Department of Health. It's an increase on yesterday's number of 723. No...

A driver dies in Sandy Bay crash

A horror crash in Tasmania's south has claimed the life of an elderly woman. The 83-year-old was exiting the St. Canice retirement village in Sandy Bay,...

Man dies in Tasmanian prison

A prisoner has died in custody overnight. The Tasmanian Prison Service has confirmed the man's death, with Director of Prisons Ian Thomas extending his condolences to...

Fast food icon headed for Howrah

(Photo by Denis Thaust / SOPA Images/Sipa USA) Another set of golden arches will be going up on the eastern shore. Construction will begin on a new...