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8th coronavirus death in Tasmania

A 74-year-old man at the Mersey Community Hospital has become Tasmania's eighth death from coronavirus, and second in 24 hours. He'd been transferred from the North...

Ruby Princess passengers to be surveyed

Passengers from two Ruby Princess cruises will be asked to respond a questionnaire as police step up their criminal negligence investigation. Detectives are examining whether there...

Seventh person dies from COVID-19

A seventh Tasmanian has died from coronavirus. The Director of Public Health, Dr Mark Veitch said in a statement the 72-year-old man passed away this morning...

Return to parliament welcomed

Originally suspended until August due to coronavirus, a decision's been made to return the sitting of parliament earlier. Premier Peter Gutwein made the announcement - the move...

Roadblock crackdown

Police are manning roadblocks around the northwest coast from today to clamp down on non-essential travel to and from the virus-hit region. The Premier says as...

Compliance checks ramp up

Authorities are enforcing compliance in the North West with more than 2,400 checks carried out so far on businesses and individuals required to quarantine. Police are...

Man charged over alleged knife incident

A 20-year-old Berriedale man has been charged over an alleged armed robbery at a pharmacy in Montrose.  Dramatic footage was posted on social media of an...

Police investigate Public Health breaches

Seven people - including a 17-year-old - are being summonsed over a party in northeast Tasmanian on Sunday night. Winnealah locals alerted police to a gathering...

Coastal coronavirus count continues

The number of confirmed global coronavirus infections has reached another milestone, with more than 2 million cases recorded worldwide. Australia's infection count is now approaching 6500.  Tasmania's...

Frontline workers receive PPE

Frontline health workers have been provided vital personal protective equipment from two Tasmanian organisations. St Lukes Health and Tasplan have joined forces purchasing 2,600 face masks. North...

Police arrest knife-wielding man

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT Police have a 20-year-old Berriedale man in custody following an alleged pharmacy hold-up in Hobart's north. Authorities were called to the Guardian Pharmacy on...

Shots fired at home

Police are investigating after shots were fired at a home south of Hobart overnight. An occupant was home at the Tinderbox Road residence at Blackmans Bay...

NW outbreak worsens

Tasmania's locked-down northwest continues to account for most, if not all, of the state's new coronavirus infections. The total has jumped by 15, the largest number...

Easter behaviour praised

Police are warning high visibility patrols won't be ending just because Easter is finished. 10 summons have issued and 5 arrests made in the past 24...

CMO backs away from dinner party claims

Australia's Chief Medical Officer admits he may have jumped the gun when referring to a coronavirus cluster in Tasmania. Professor Brendan Murphy was recorded speaking to...

A dinner party causes illness to spread: CMO

An illegal dinner party attended by medical workers in Tasmania, is likely to have exacerbated the Covid-19 crisis in the state's North West. The revelation has...

ADF to restart hospitals

Australian Defence Force Medics and an Australian Medical Assistance Team are due in Tasmania's northwest this week to help get the region's hospitals back up...

NW child care implications

Education and Training Minister Jeremy Rockliff has released a statement about the approach to child care for Tasmania's North West which has seen the closures...

Crime Stoppers popularity

Tasmanians are using Crime Stoppers more than ever. The number of crimes reported to the not for profit community organisation in Tasmania has doubled every 5...

Police ramp up NW clampdown

114 people were turned away from holiday spots over Easter while 42 people have been charged for breaching Public Health directives by Tasmania Police. Authorities are...