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Bridgewater Bridge closure

Hobart's Bridgewater bridge will close this weekend. In what underlines the imperative for its replacement, the nearly 80 year old bridge has road and underlying concrete damage. Repairs will entail closing the bridge from 8pm Friday night...

Pearce vows to continue to fight for the region

Re-elected Braddon Federal Member Gavin Pearce is vowing to take the fight to Canberra despite no longer being part of the Government.   Mr Pearce increased his vote by more than 5% in Saturday's Federal Election, but...

Parking officers to get body cams

Burnie City Council parking officers will be issued with body worn cameras.   A report to be tabled at tomorrow night's monthly council meeting for May says body worn cameras will add to the safety and integrity...

Pandemic death toll up to 71

A woman in her late 80s in the state's north is the latest Tasmanian to fall victim to coronavirus. Her death takes the overall number of pandemic fatalities here to 71. Public Health has recorded 723 new...

Tasmania Covid-19 death toll reaches 70

Another Tasmanian has died of Covid-19. A man in his 90's has passed away in the south of the state, taking the toll to 70 since the pandemic began. The news follows 782 new cases recorded overnight. The...

Investigations launched into two separate footy incidents

Tasmania Police are appealing for witnesses to an alleged incident in the North West. Ambulance Tasmania and local officers were called the West Park Football Oval in Burnie on May 21st, during the match between Penguin...

Portable stove explodes in Devonport home

Tasmania Fire Service say a portable gas stove explosion should serve as a safety reminder. Crews were called to a private home in Devonport at around 2.30pm yesterday, following reports of an explosion. There was a power...

New death, 1179 new cases

Another Tasmanian has lost their life to COVID-19, taking the state's pandemic death toll to 67. Wednesday's update from the Department of Health showed 1179 new cases, down slightly from 1216 on Tuesday.  The number of patients...

Tas COVID toll rises to 56

A man in his 70s has died with COVID-19 at the Royal Hobart Hospital, taking the state's pandemic toll to 56. 1078 new cases have been recorded, a slight decrease on yesterday. There are 50 COVID-positive patients...