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Bridgewater Bridge closure

Hobart's Bridgewater bridge will close this weekend. In what underlines the imperative for its replacement, the nearly 80 year old bridge has road and underlying concrete...

Pandemic death toll up to 71

A woman in her late 80s in the state's north is the latest Tasmanian to fall victim to coronavirus. Her death takes the overall number of...

Tasmania Covid-19 death toll reaches 70

Another Tasmanian has died of Covid-19. A man in his 90's has passed away in the south of the state, taking the toll to 70 since...

Portable stove explodes in Devonport home

Tasmania Fire Service say a portable gas stove explosion should serve as a safety reminder. Crews were called to a private home in Devonport at around...

Wilkie romps home before 8pm

Victoria Jones/PA Wire The odds for Scott Morrison holding onto power after Saturday's election had blown out to $8 by 9pm, Labor pulling ahead with nearly...

Tasmania records 962 new Covid-19 cases

Coronavirus numbers have remained steady overnight. Public Health is reporting 962 new cases today, compared to 967 yesterday and 1,076 the day before. 617 people are being...

Drivers urged to slow down in road works zones

Tasmania Police have slammed the behaviour of a number of drivers in the Southern Midlands. A 34-year-old has been stopped and fined after being clocked driving...

Man dies in serious Newstead crash

A serious crash in state's north has claimed the life of a motorcyclist. Police and emergency services were called to Newstead shortly after 7.10pm last night,...

Maverick's Tasmanian debut

Top Gun Maverick, the sequel to the 1986 blockbuster, has advance screenings at Village Cinemas in Hobart and Launceston this Wednesday night, May 25th. Its official...

Where to vote in Tasmania tomorrow

Saturday, May 21 marks the day where Australians take to the polls to determine their next federal government. Those aged over 18 on the electoral roll...

Former Priest extradited

A former Anglican priest is in custody in Hobart after being extradited from the ACT over child sex allegations dating back to the 1980s. Louis Daniels...

3.8% Tas unemployment rate

At 3.8% for April, Tasmania has the third lowest unemployment rate in the nation in ABS analysis out today. The state's jobless figure fell 0.7% on...

Bushwalker saved

There's been a happy ending after a bushwalker went missing in Tasmania's remote Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park this week. Police were notified on Tuesday after...

Covid-19 density restrictions to be scrapped

Crowd density limits will be scrapped this coming Friday. Premier Jeremy Rockliff has made the announcement off the back of Public Health advice, the restrictions to...

Rodent rampage

Rats and mice are on the march in Tasmania in what one pest controller sums up as verging towards plague proportions. It is pretty much statewide...

New death, 1179 new cases

Another Tasmanian has lost their life to COVID-19, taking the state's pandemic death toll to 67. Wednesday's update from the Department of Health showed 1179 new...