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Tassie's lockdown cooking frenzy

Stuck-at-home Tasmanians are strapping on the apron and having a go in the kitchen in record numbers. A new survey of over 1500 people by Eat...

Fuel pricing shake-up

Real time fuel prices Tasmania's retailers will be legally obliged to provide are to be implemented from July. Citing how the state's drivers have paid out...

Coronavirus milestone

The number of active Covid-19 cases in Tasmania dropped back into the single figures for the first time since mid-March on Tuesday.  Health department figures list...

Cygnet Folk Festival cancelled

Another major event in Tasmania has been cancelled due to coronavirus. Organisers of the Cygnet Folk Festival in the state's south say the 6000 attendees brought...

Tourism sector funding call

Some in the industry don't believe international tourism will resume until at least the end of next year, as calls are made to extend the...

Deadly dog bait disgrace

Poison in chicken is believed to have killed a dog who appears to have ingested a bait laid in his yard in Hobart's Lenah Valley...

Day for missing children

A campaign featuring the faces of 49 of Australia's long-term missing children is being released by Federal Police. It's in an effort to raise awareness this...

Expanded testing criteria

Tasmania has now gone 8 days without recording a new case of coronavirus.  As of 12pm Sunday, there were only 11 active cases across the state:...

Taste hangs in the balance

A decision is imminent on whether there'll be a one-off cancellation of the Taste of Tasmania. Due to doubts over the future for large gatherings because...

Logging protesters charged

Four people have been arrested and charged with trespass and breaching COVID 19 laws while protesting in forests north of Mt Field National Park -...

Roads to be upgraded in council funding boost

Tasmanian councils will share in over $16 million from the federal government to upgrade local roads and infrastructure in the post-COVID-19 economy.  Canberra is injecting $500...

Hungry rodent onslaught

Business owners stirring out of hibernation might have a few rodent headaches to deal with. Globally, rats are in dire straits because of the shutdown of...

Woman charged over vile allegation

A woman who allegedly spat on staff at a Hobart supermarket has been charged with assault. Police arrested the 42-year-old on Thursday morning after being called...

Job adverts on the rise

Green shoots are emerging after the pandemic brought devastation on Australia's economy. Seek's weekly employment figures reveal a sharp rise in the number of employment advertisements...

Smothering the curse

Tasmania keeps chipping away in its war on coronavirus as another day passes without a new infection appearing. Just one new case has been discovered in...

New police fine powers

Tasmania Police are now able to dish out on-the-spot fines for those flouting pandemic restrictions. Previously, flagrant offenders could only be arrested or issued with a...

Brave staff see off robber

A failed robber's on the run after trying to hold up a pizza shop at Mornington on Hobart's eastern shore on Wednesday night. Police say a...

Coronavirus racist attack

Another case of racial abuse aimed at Asians involving coronavirus taunts has reared its head in Tasmania. The latest is from Launceston where teenagers are claimed...

Trees 'spiked' in Tasmania's south

Tasmania's forest wars look set to reignite following news 'spiked' timber has damaged sawmilling equipment. Potentially fatal bolts were allegedly discovered driven into logs at two...