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Vaccine likely hospitalised Tasmanian

Tasmania's Health Department's appointing an expert panel to examine the case of a 70 year old man who has been hospitalised with suspected thrombosis seven days after receiving the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine. The Therapeutic Goods Administration...

Labor leadership conundrum

Rebecca White wants to stay on as Labor Leader, after her second election loss in a row and the party's third on the trot. In her first media comments since the party suffered a swing against...

Police release CCTV of office fire

Police are searching for a person displaying injuries consistent with a burn, after tracking down CCTV footage of a fire at a popular Liberal politician's office in Devonport. An investigation was launched earlier this week over...

Fiery night at Risdon

A justice department probe will get underway into a riot at Risdon Prison's medium security wing on Wednesday night. Heavily-armed tactical officers swooped on the East Derwent Highway facility after at least two cells were set...

Tassie hydrogen ignored

The Morrison Government is snubbing a Tasmanian bid to get a local hydrogen industry up and running. Canberra's today announcing more than $100 million for three foreign-owned companies to kickstart hydrogen projects in WA and Victoria. Local...

TasPorts competition breach

(Photo supplied by TasPorts) TasPorts has been found to have breached the Competition and Consumer Act. In proceedings brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, the Federal Court has declared the state owned company engaged in...

Motorcyclist in hospital following NW crash

A male motorbike rider has suffered serious injuries after colliding with another vehicle on the Bass Highway at Chasm Creek. The incident happened at the Sea Eagle Street intersection at about 6:15 on Wednesday morning. He was...

Dunalley fires trial continues

Expert witness are giving evidence at the Dunalley bushfires negligence suit against a Forcett landowner. Melissa Barrett is being sued for allegedly failing to properly extinguish a campfire in a tree stump before the 2013 firestorm...

Tassie farmland in demand

Tasmanian farmland is emerging as the state's best investment, according to a new report. The median per-hectare price of Tasmanian farmland surged by 25.3 per cent last year to nearly $13,700, pushing further into record territory...

Launceston murder trial begins

A pandemic delayed murder trial is underway in Launceston. Dismembered remains found near Myrtle Park in the state's north east were formally identified as Jake Anderson-Brettner in September 2018. He had been missing since August 15th, the...