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Coronavirus vaccine coming soon

Vaccinations for coronavirus are to start in Tasmania at the end of next month. Initially, hubs for the injections will be established at hospitals in Burnie,...

Critical injuries from cliff fall

A 10 metre fall from a cliff on Tasmania's East Coast has critically injured a young person. The Rescue Chopper headed to the scene at Buckland...

Logging plans halted

Environmentalists are claiming a small win after Forestry Tasmania agreed to stop logging in 30 coupes while a Federal Court challenge is underway. The state-owned logger...

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,...

Serious motorcycle smash

A Sorell woman's in the Royal Hobart Hospital with serious head injuries after a crash on the Lyell Highway east of Queenstown. The 53-year-old collided with...

Albert Hall upgrade

A $10 million makeover at Launceston's history-steeped Albert Hall is starting next month.  The federal funding was secured last year following a 2019 election commitment from...

Orange Roughy sustainability doubt

Those seeking to have Eastern Tasmania's Orange Roughy fishery certified sustainable under the Marine Stewardship Council's guidelines have until January 19th to respond to an...

Lofty ambitions for new JackJumpers coach

The inaugural head coach of Tasmania's new National Basketball League team has been unveiled. American Scott Roth brings an impressive résumé after years in the NBA...

Free car travel on Spirits

Passengers on the Spirit of Tasmania ferries will be able to bring their cars and motorcycles onboard free of charge for a four month period...

Another public servant stood down

A Tasmanian public servant has been stood down over allegations of sexual misconduct. It's the 10th state service employee stood down since November over similar accusations...

Willow and Charlie tops in Tasmania

Tasmania's annual list of most popular baby names has seen Willow take out number one spot for girls for the second year in a row. Births,...

Fresh farm workers inbound

Another batch of seasonal workers from overseas will arrrive in Tasmania on Wednesday night. At 10:30pm, a flight will touch down carrying 162 people from Vanuatu...

Calls for Tassie clarity as vax comes early

Covid 19 vaccinations will reportedly start in Australia by early March, around a fortnight sooner than previously expected. Newscorp reports priority will be given to the...

Huon house fire accidental

An outdoor gas cooker being used indoors and left unattended was behind last night's (Monday) accidental house fire in Tasmania's south. The insured Garden Island Creek...

Labor unimpressed by "narrow" review

Shadow Racing Minister David O'Byrne has welcomed a probe into the Elwick and Mowbray tracks, but argues the Terms of Reference for the investigation are not...

Launceston rider killed in south

It's been a grim start to the year on Tasmanian roads with a Launceston motorcyclist dying from injuries sustained in the state's south on Monday...

Prevention strategies sought

The road deaths of three young Tasmanian Devils on Hobart's Southern Outlet is setting off a conversation about doing more towards reigning in the carnage. They...

Injury sends Hurricanes star packing

Keemo Paul of the Hurricanes during the Big Bash League (BBL) cricket match between the Hobart Hurricanes and Melbourne Renegades at Blundstone Arena, Hobart, Saturday,...

JobKeeper cut timing not ideal

The state's peak business lobby wants Canberra to reconsider today's cut to JobKeeper due to recent border closures. The wage subsidy is now $1000 a fortnight...