comings soon aft wings seafm 2019

comings soon aft wings seafm 2019

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New Covid-19 numbers aren't surprising to health experts

New Coronavirus infections continue to outpace recoveries in Tasmania. 1,728 new cases have been recorded in the past 24 hours, on par with yesterday's figures. Public Health is monitoring 8,606 active Coronavirus cases state wide. 4,735 active cases...

Alleged hit-run driver fronts up

A southern Tasmanian man will face court in Melbourne next month over hit-run charges dating back nearly three decades. The man, now aged 61 and living in Oakdowns, has handed himself in at Prahran police station...

New Spirit terminal works to start soon

Works on the construction of a $250 million purpose-built terminal at the Port of Devonport's East No. 3 Berth for the replacement vessels for the Spirits of Tasmania is expected to start next month.   The project...

Flasher councillor to face court on trespass charges

Embattled Waratah-Wynyard councillor Darren Fairbrother will be back in court again on Thursday.   Fairbrother, who has pleaded not guilty to a trespass charge, alleged to have been committed at Boat Harbour in December, is listed to...

Sunken tugs likely to be salvaged soon

A specialist barge required to lift two sunken tugs from the bottom of the Mersey River has finally departed Brisbane for Devonport.   However, the St Vincent barge has been laid up at Yamba on the New...

Prison officer shortage

The state's Corrections Minister is talking up the Liberal investment in new guards amid concerns about ongoing lockdowns due to short staffing at Risdon. In a first for the Tasmanian Prison Service, two correctional officer recruit...

Covid-19 case numbers spike to 1,700

Tasmania's Coronavirus numbers have ballooned out overnight. Public Health is reporting 1,700 new cases in the last 24 hours, a spike from yesterday's 1,588. There are currently 79 people in hospital with COVID and of these, 16...

Hobart couple celebrate lottery win

  A Hobart couple is celebrating a $100,000 Instant Scratch-Its win. The husband and wife decided to try somewhere new, purchasing a $5 Crosswords Instant Scratch-Its ticket at Cat & Fiddle Lotto, Cat & Fiddle Arcade, Shop...

Fuel fluctuations

Some wide gaps between petrol prices remain evident in Tasmania The average price for 91 unleaded across Tasmania is 222.8 per litre and there are big variations either side. Cheapest fuel in the state is found at...

No trial date yet for Burnie murder

The case of five Coastal people jointly charged with the murder of Bobby Medcraft in Burnie more than two years ago has been adjourned until August following a directions hearing earlier this week.   Geoffrey James Deverell,...