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Basslink cable down again

A fault which has disabled the Basslink undersea power cable connecting Tasmania to Victoria will not be fixed today. Late yesterday Hydro Tasmania confirmed the line was broken again. The company says the fault was due to...

Property slide hits Tasmania

The pace of Australia's housing downturn appears to be further easing in the latest CoreLogic report, falling just point 0.4% in May.  Hobart values have tracked lower for two months in a row now, meaning a...

Dementia study launched

Ten thousand Tasmanians aged over 50 are being sought for a new study looking into the causes of dementia. The Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre's ISLAND (Island Study Linking Ageing and Neurodegenerative Disease) project will...

Royal timeline revealed

The Royal Hobart Hospital redevelopment will be delivered a month later than planned. The $689 million project's timeline has stretched out after asbestos scares and the non-payment of plasterers by Melbourne subcontractor Accuracy Interiors. The John Holland...

AMA puts questions to government

Labor and Greens will head into budget estimates this week armed with questions  - direct from the doctor's lobby - to put to the Tasmanian Government. The Australian Medical Association has released more than 25 questions...