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More free holiday vouchers

An extra $5 million of voucher subsidies for Tasmanians to holiday in their home state has been unveiled, following the runaway uptake of the first round. The latest stimulus, involving $100 towards accommodation and $50 for...

Stranding toll surges

The whale rescue tragedy continues to unfold on Tasmania's west coast, with another 200 pilot whales, most of them dead, discovered around 10 kilometres away from the initial stranding sites in Macquarie Harbour.  It takes the...

Whales methodically being saved

25 whales have been helped back into deeper water on Tasmania's West Coast as rescuers brace for an operation that will stretch out for days. A third of the 270 stranded pilot whales have died, but...

Auditor-General: EOI process "administered effectively"

The Auditor-General has handed down findings into Tasmania's Expressions of Interest process for tourism investment opportunities. Environmentalists have long been concerned about developers gaining access to the state's national parks and reserves to launch business ventures...

Mortgage stress faced by landlords

Tasmanian landlords say the rental eviction moratorium is being exploited and they're being left with mounting mortgage costs. The scheme was introduced to help renters during the height of the pandemic, but some have reportedly taken...

North Hobart parking row

Hobart Lord Mayor Anna Reynolds is defending council's handling of parking on Elizabeth Street in North Hobart, after a social media storm erupted. City Council representatives have taken pot shots at each other on Facebook over...

Hiker and dog plucked to safety

A missing hiker and his pet dog have been winched to safety in Tasmania after spending a night lost in remote bushland. The 59-year-old man from Hobart was spotted by a rescue helicopter shortly before midday...

Whales marooned at Macquarie Harbour

A large pod of whales is stranded at Macquarie Harbour on Tasmania's West Coast. A statement from the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE) confirmed marine conservation experts are being deployed to the...

Ferry's Geelong test run

The Spirit of Tasmania's first appearance off Geelong on Sunday has been greeted enthusiastically. The Port of Melbourne's crowded schedule and rising fees saw TT-Line decide to shift it's Victorian terminal to Geelong from late next...

Brutal Launceston robbery

A shocking juice bar robbery near Launceston's CBD has left a young woman in hospital with serious injuries, and the man responsible is still on the run. Police say a man wearing a grey top, sunglasses...