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Coastal coronavirus count continues

The number of confirmed global coronavirus infections has reached another milestone, with more than 2 million cases recorded worldwide. Australia's infection count is now approaching 6500.  Tasmania's...

Frontline workers receive PPE

Frontline health workers have been provided vital personal protective equipment from two Tasmanian organisations. St Lukes Health and Tasplan have joined forces purchasing 2,600 face masks. North...

Police arrest knife-wielding man

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT Police have a 20-year-old Berriedale man in custody following an alleged pharmacy hold-up in Hobart's north. Authorities were called to the Guardian Pharmacy on...

Shots fired at home

Police are investigating after shots were fired at a home south of Hobart overnight. An occupant was home at the Tinderbox Road residence at Blackmans Bay...

NW outbreak worsens

Tasmania's locked-down northwest continues to account for most, if not all, of the state's new coronavirus infections. The total has jumped by 15, the largest number...

Easter behaviour praised

Police are warning high visibility patrols won't be ending just because Easter is finished. 10 summons have issued and 5 arrests made in the past 24...

CMO backs away from dinner party claims

Australia's Chief Medical Officer admits he may have jumped the gun when referring to a coronavirus cluster in Tasmania. Professor Brendan Murphy was recorded speaking to...

A dinner party causes illness to spread: CMO

An illegal dinner party attended by medical workers in Tasmania, is likely to have exacerbated the Covid-19 crisis in the state's North West. The revelation has...

ADF to restart hospitals

Australian Defence Force Medics and an Australian Medical Assistance Team are due in Tasmania's northwest this week to help get the region's hospitals back up...

NW child care implications

Education and Training Minister Jeremy Rockliff has released a statement about the approach to child care for Tasmania's North West which has seen the closures...

Crime Stoppers popularity

Tasmanians are using Crime Stoppers more than ever. The number of crimes reported to the not for profit community organisation in Tasmania has doubled every 5...

Police ramp up NW clampdown

114 people were turned away from holiday spots over Easter while 42 people have been charged for breaching Public Health directives by Tasmania Police. Authorities are...

Knife hold-up at Ulverstone Subway

Police are still hunting an armed offender who robbed a Subway restaurant in Ulverstone on Saturday night. It's understood the male - who was wearing dark...

Historic coastal lockdown announced

Non-essential businesses across 8 municipalities across the North West and West Coasts are being told to close their doors from midnight, as the region battles...

Coronavirus death number 5

Tasmania has recorded its fifth death from coronavirus. The woman in her 70s was a patient at the North West Regional Hospital, where dozens of workers...