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Late night thuggery in Lutana

Police are investigating a serious assault in Hobart's inner north suburb of Lutana last night. Two males and one female forcibly entered a holiday unit on the Brooker Highway about 11:30pm. A man who was trying to...

Concerning report into Tas RSL members

A report commissioned by RSL Tasmania has found more than half of its members rated their health as "average" or "poor". 40 percent of the 802 Tasmanian RSL members surveyed said they'd experienced an adverse or...

Premier ponders October border reopening

Tasmania could reopen to safe jurisdictions - including South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern Territory - by the end of October, pending advice from Public Health officials. "At this stage, we're not declaring that we will...

Irrigation scheme design detail

The preferred design option for the Fingal Irrigation Scheme has been launched today. The $49.37 million scheme is estimated to deliver 12,600 megalitres of irrigation water to farmers along the South Esk River between Fingal and...

Real-time fuel price reporting starts

Real time fuel price reporting kicks off today in Tasmania after a slight delay in bringing the scheme together. Involving an app and website, drivers can check out the best prices, with a view to increase...

Hobart unit block set to rise

There's finally some movement on a block that's sat vacant near Hobart's CBD for more than a decade. Hobart City Council is now assessing a development application for the fenced-off land next door to St Michael's...

Uproar over recycling plant

Residents near a controversial recycling plant slated for Invermay are voicing their concerns to the Launceston City Council. Dozens of locals have already rallied against the Churchill Park Drive facility, amidst concerns about noise as well...

West Coast gem back on track

West Coast Wilderness Railway's steaming back into life after the pandemic brought its popular trips to a standstill. Twenty-three local tourism industry representatives took to the railway today on a special Rack and Gorge departure, with...

Jobs recovery

Encouraging signs for the employment market are emerging from new data. Tasmania restored some jobs in the latest ABS figures for August, although the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose a little to 6.3%. The ABS data finds...

Change of heart as dole cut looms

New data shows a growing number of Australians want a permanent increase to the Job Seeker rate. The double dole will be reduced by $300 a fortnight at the end of this month, affecting more than...