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Vaccine rollout starting for Tas

Tasmania's COVID-19 vaccination program will begin next week in Hobart, first targeting frontline health workers, quarantine and border staff. Appointments have been scheduled for the capital...

Mega development gets underway

The first stage of a $300 million development set to transform the Kingborough region in the state's south is officially underway, with the breaking of ground...

UTAS review of euthanasia due

An independent review of laws that would potentially apply to voluntary assisted dying in Tasmania is due to be handed to the state government today. The...

Rail trail a step closer

  Heritage rail advocates are vowing to continue their fight to protect track infrastructure in the north-east, despite a development application for 26 kilometres of bike...

Clinic hours extended, more high-risk venues

Tasmania's list of high-risk locations across Melbourne continues to grow. The number of potentially exposed venues, including tram routes and an airport bus link, has risen...

Antlerless deer hunt bookings open

Recreational hunters can use a new online booking system for Tasmania's antlerless deer season. Registrations open today (Tuesday) for allocations of access to public land for...

More good news for an endangered parrot

A rare orange-bellied parrot (AAP Image/Supplied by Department of Primary Industries) New numbers show a critically endangered migratory parrot is continuing to breed in Tasmania in...

Pair arrested after car chase in Burnie

Two men have been arrested near South Burnie Beach following a police chase on Tuesday morning. Police twice tried to intercept a red Holden ute -...

Another LGH abuse bombshell

It's been revealed a nurse accused of sexually abusing a teenage boy at the Launceston General Hospital in the late 1980s was later promoted through...

Historic apology takes place in Hobart

Michael Mansell from the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre has accepted an apology on behalf of his community over the violation of indigenous remains and artefacts. The historic...

Tasmanian vintage looks strong

Harvesting of Tasmania's 2021 vintage is about to spring into life, with early signs of decent volumes and fine quality. Wine Tasmania expects no major shortages...

Double evade has police seeking witnesses

Authorities in Launceston are appealing for help from the public to track down a stolen car, after its driver evaded police yesterday. The blue Toyota Kluger...

Fatal motorbike crash

Police are yet to indicate what may have led to a fatal motorbike crash in northwest Tasmania on Sunday afternoon. A 55-year-old Smithton man died at...

Wellington Centre alarm probed

Investigations are continuing into how a sprinkler system became activated in the public toilets of a supermarket in Hobart, causing disruption to the busy Saturday...

Deliberate fire sparks investigation

A house at Rokeby in the state's south has been destroyed by a deliberate fire overnight. The house on Benboyd Circle was fully alight when firefighters...

Victorians soon shut out of Tasmania

From midnight Victorians are in lockdown for 5 days and locked out of Tasmania. It is in response to 13 coronavirus cases of the more contagious...

Council waves through UTAS Stadium plans

Launceston City Council's talking up the prospects of a huge revamp of UTAS stadium, despite some formidable roadblocks in the way - including its $209...

Suspicious fire probed

An arson hotspot was gutted by fire in Greater Hobart on Thursday night. The vacant home on Tottenham Road at Gagebrook was well alight when crews...

Opposition to Robbins Island wind farm

Over 120 people have voiced their concerns over a slate of new renewable energy projects in Tasmania's far North-West, at a public meeting in Smithton...

Cheap fares for Tasmania

Jetstar's firing off some heavy artillery in the airline price war with fares beginning at $41 from Melbourne to Launceston. Rex, Virgin and Qantas are the...