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Positive signs for Tas retail

Tasmania's retail operators are starting the year with irrefutable evidence shoppers have returned to spending in a solid way. New ABS data on retail turnover for...

Some Brisbane arrivals free to leave isolation

Anyone who arrived in Tasmania from Greater Brisbane prior to 9am on January 8th can now leave quarantine. "...because they have not been identified as a...

Shark attacked

An investigaton is underway into a Great White shark being allegedly caught and killed near Smithton. Police and the Department of Primary Industries, Park, Water, and...

Beacon saves the day, again

A distress beacon and satellite phone last night (Sunday) played their part in helping an injured bushwalker in Tasmania's North West. Today (Monday) the Rescue Chopper...

Hot weather prompts pet warning

We're being reminded to keep an eye on our pets on scorching days like today. RSPCA Tasmania maintains bringing animals inside is the best option. "If you...

Fire threat looms

Tasmanian fire authorities are bracing for potentially dangerous temperatures in the state's southeast and Upper Derwent Valley on Monday.  Hobart will reach 35 and tops of...

New border restrictions on travellers from Brisbane

Tasmania is imposing new border restrictions on people entering from the Sunshine State's capital. The Queensland Government has announced a snap three-day lockdown of Greater Brisbane,...

Race cancellation supported by the Premier

The Tasmanian Premier says locals are coming to terms with the fallout from border restrictions imposed in response to the NSW COVID-19 cluster. The Sydney to...

Another case, but dancing's back!

Another confirmed coronavirus case in quarantine at Hobart's Best Western Hotel has taken the total number from the recent Indian flight to four. A man from...

Pressure mounts over dancing ban

Victoria's decision to allow dancing and drinking while standing in venues has left the Tasmanian Hospitality Association bewildered at why the same can't be done...