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Smoky weekend looming

Worsening conditions have prompted fire authorities to have extra crews on standby in the Derwent Valley township of Maydena. A total fire ban is in place...

Fire efforts grounded by aerial intruder

An unidentified helicopter that flew over the Gell River fire earlier in the week caused Tasmania Fire Service air efforts in the area to be...

Tasmanians encouraged to shop around for fuel

Tasmanian motorists are being urged to support fuel retailers that are offering prices below $1.40 a litre after weeks of continued high prices. With the wholesale...

Rents still boiling

Hobart's median house rents have grown to such an extent to be just $20 a week cheaper than Melbourne. Domain's latest Rental Report finds Hobart's house...

Shocking home invasion

Police in Launceston are hunting two males responsible for a terrifying home invasion at Kings Meadows. The balaclava-wearing pair forced their way into a Kay Street...

New drugs to help those living with endometriosis

There could be a breakthrough in treating the debilitating disorder endometriosis, which affects up to 10 per cent of women. Researchers at the Royal Women’s Hospital...