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Slaughter blamed on dog, again

Tasmanian wildlife authorities believe a dog was responsible for the deaths of nearly 30 penguins near Bicheno.  The carcasses were found at Waubs Bay Beach on...

Mona's funky ferry, baby

Ferry travellers to and from Tasmania's famous Museum of Old and New Art are now able to experience a gold toilet.  A new ferry, the Mona...

QLD fires easing

Some Tasmanian firefighters are expected home from Queensland tomorrow, with the end in sight for dozens of exhausted crews who've been battling bushfires across the...

Cheap spares risks

Tread carefully when sourcing cheap car parts on the internet is the advice being offered again today. The industry for so called 'after market' parts, which...

Tassie petrol prices under the pump

Up to thirty cars were queued at a Brighton service station over the weekend, eventually draining the location of unleaded fuel. The price had plummeted to...

Some churches spared from sale

Tasmania's Anglican Church says it's taken a spirited public campaign against church sales on board. There was an outcry after more than 100 properties were flagged...

Summer glitch

Tasmania's weekend warmth is well and truly over as a strong, cool westerly flow over the state sparks a severe weather warning.  There's a risk of...

Blair Brownless puts his hand up for Nelson

Educator and footballer, Blair Brownless has announced his intention to run as an independent candidate for the Legislative Council seat of Nelson in the 2019...