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    Bubble burst: Tasmania's borders to stay shut

    Tasmania's hard border restrictions are to remain in place until at least August 31st. Premier Peter Gutwein has announced the proposed travel bubble with South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern Territory from this Friday will not go ahead as…
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    "We will throw the book at you" - warning to COVID liars

    Premier Peter Gutwein provides a media update on Tasmania's COVID-19 situation (AAP Image/Rob Blakers) The Premier is vowing to go after anyone not being honest with health authorities when trying to enter Tasmania, following two teenagers in Queensland…
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    One in four not isolating, 627 Vic cases -selected

    An alarming number of Victorians who have tested positive for coronavirus are not staying home, with more than 100 referred to police, as the state recorded 627 more cases and another eight deaths. Premier Daniel Andrews said Australian Defence Force…
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    Medical experts explore NZ lockdown in Vic -selected

    Medical experts are weighing up harsh New Zealand-style restrictions to combat the Victorian coronavirus outbreak, which is fuelling a rising national death toll. Eight more people have died from the disease, taking the national tally to 197. Victoria…
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    Vic records 627 COVID cases, eight deaths -selected

    Victoria has recorded 627 more COVID-19 cases and another eight people have died. Premier Daniel Andrews on Friday said the latest fatalities were two men in their 50s, two men aged in their 70s, three men in their 80s and one woman in her 70s. Four of the…
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    Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston had COVID -selected

    Brian Cranston in the press room during the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Press Room at The Shrine Auditorium on January 27, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.(AAP Image/Graylock.com) Emmy-winning Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston has disclosed he has…
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    Hotel quarantine fears

    The Tasmanian Government is playing down Opposition concerns about a potential infection risk at a Hobart quarantine hotel. The Travelodge on Macquarie Street has been housing people from interstate before they're cleared to enter the community, next door to…
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    Aged care workers to get pandemic leave -selected

    Casual aged care workers will be eligible for paid pandemic leave after a Fair Work Commission decision to try to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The variations will take effect from Wednesday and will remain in effect for three months, the commission said in…
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    Hope virus has reached its peak in Vic -selected

    Victoria's second coronavirus wave could be close to its peak, but it may take months before case numbers return to single digits. Modelling by health authorities suggests Monday's record 532 new cases could mark the peak of the crisis. But VicHealth chief…
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    Travel bubble with WA, SA and NT

    Tasmania's borders will reopen to South Australia, the Northern Territory and Western Australia. Premier Peter Gutwein has announced a travel bubble with the three mainland jurisdictions would be set up from August 7. Mr Gutwein says borders with the…
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    Vic records six deaths, 300 COVID-19 cases

    A record six Victorians have died from coronavirus, as the state clocks another 300 new cases as hundreds more flout restrictions. Premier Daniel Andrews confirmed on Friday the deaths were all connected to aged care facilities, with three victims in their…
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    Gov hints at forced testing

    Tasmania will bring in voluntary coronavirus testing for those being held in the state's nine quarantine hotels as of Wednesday. Premier Peter Gutwein says while testing's already available for around 700 people being detained, it'll now be "strongly…
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    Tasmanians still stranded overseas

    A Hobart family remains stuck in the Philippines after their latest booked return flight fell through on the weekend. Brett Riseley says the Australian Government's advice to return home was issued two days AFTER the lockdown in the Philippines where his…
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    Spirit stuff-up: essentials detained, cars impounded

    There are claims bureaucratic bungles are resulting in essential travellers being allowed onto the Spirit of Tasmania in Melbourne, only to be rejected in Tasmania and sent home. Ian Sayer says his son was cleared to embark the ferry on Monday after personnel…
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    Childcare's perfect storm

    Childcare operators are facing a triple-whammy of challenges in coming weeks, with concerns the return of fees today will force some families to pull children out. After more than six weeks of the Federal Government covering all fees, families are again…
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    Alleged quarantine dodger fronts court

    A young Ulverstone man will front an after-hours court session today, accused of dodging home quarantine having come in from Victoria Police say Alex Bezemer arrived in Devonport on July 3rd, but wasn't at his nominated place of residence when when officers…
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    Borders sealed until at least July 31

    A decision to open Tasmania to interstate travellers on July 24 has been deferred at least another week. Those arriving from other jurisdictions will still need to quarantine for 14 days, Premier Peter Gutwein told a press conferenece this afternoon. "It's…
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    State of emergency extended

    Tasmania's state of emergency, giving the government sweeping powers including quarantining interstate visitors, will be extended until the end of next month as Victoria's coronavirus situation remains tense. Police Commissioner Darren Hine will continue in…
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    US coronavirus cases exceed 3 million

    After shattering a daily record this week and recording more than 60,000 new coronavirus cases, the United States has now passed the 3 million mark in the total tally since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The US has registered 131,594 deaths related to…
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    Melburnians start stay-at-home lockdown

    Melburnians are back in stay-at-home lockdown for six weeks in a bid to contain a second wave of coronavirus cases in the state. Residents in metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire, north of the city, can only leave their homes to get food and supplies,…