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Northern prison clarity

Plans for a northern prison to be built near Westbury have been officially dropped, as the Tasmanian government instead concentrates on re-purposing the Ashley Youth...

Covid cases crack 140k

Another 1,086 cases of coronavirus have been recorded in the last 24 hours - with a total of 140,549 now diagnosed in Tasmania since the...

Search for missing Kempton woman

UPDATE: Tanaha has been found safe and well. A search for a missing woman unfolded at Kempton north of Hobart on Wednesday night as thermal imaging...

ATAGI releases new booster guidelines

The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) has released new information on when to get a Covid-19 vaccine. The guidelines are for those who have...

Tas lenders yet to move

The two main Tasmania-based mortgage lenders are yet to announce a response to a rise in the cash rate. Australia's big four banks have all decided...

Tas COVID toll rises to 56

A man in his 70s has died with COVID-19 at the Royal Hobart Hospital, taking the state's pandemic toll to 56. 1078 new cases have been...

Big wet on the way for south and east

Wet conditions are expected to develop across much of Tasmania later this week as a deep low pressure system off the east coast of Tasmania...

Free Julian Assange petition handed over in Hobart

(Image Supplied) Supporters of Australian journalist Julian Assange have gathered on Parliament Lawns in Hobart, to advocate for the release of the WikiLeaks founder. Mr Assange's brother...

New death, cases trend up

Another Tasmanian has died from coronavirus, taking the state's pandemic toll to 55.  Premier Jeremy Rockliff has confirmed a man in his late 70s has passed...

The miracle continues: Jackies into grand final

Josh Adams amassed 30 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer in the import's best match yet (AAP/Daniel Pockett Tasmania JackJumpers coach Scott Roth has credited his side's...

Josef Chromy sold for $55 million

Josef Chromy Estate near Launceston has sold for $55 million in what is considered the highest price paid for a single brand winery in Australia's...

Three new COVID-related deaths

Tasmania's pandemic death toll has risen to 54.  Three new COVID-related fatalities have been confirmed from the weekend in the latest figures from public health. "These persons,...

Freedom for close contacts

Tasmania's close COVID contact rules are now in line with mainland jurisdictions after relaxed restrictions came into effect on Sunday night.  Instead of isolating over seven...

Popular free bus program comes to an end

The State Government's five-week fare-free public transport scheme is coming to an end. The trial was put in place to help ease costs of travel at...

Covid cases close wards at two Tasmanian hospitals

A Covid-19 outbreak in two southern Tasmanian hospitals has forced the closure of a number of wards. Public Health has confirmed three patients have tested positive...

Tasmania reaches grim Coronavirus milestone

50 Tasmanians have now lost their lives due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The state's latest COVID-related death is a man in his late 70s at a...

Jackies downed in play-off opener

Chris Goulding of United and MiKyle McIntosh of the JackJumpers compete during the NBL Semi-Finals game one between Melbourne United and the Tasmania JackJumpers at...