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New grants for Tasmanian Men's Shed Awareness Week!

It's Tasmanian Men's Shed Awareness Week! The Sheds are a vital part of our community, providing a safe, supportive environment for men to learn & share skills, form friendships, and seek support for health and wellbeing...

Forest calls for more consultation on Arthur-Pieman

  Independent Murchinson MLC Ruth Forest has added her vice to those not satisfied there was enough consultation before the State Government decided not to re-open three contentious four-wheel-drive tracks in the Arthur Pieman Connservation Area.A...

Grants for Men's Sheds

Submissions are being called for funding for men's sheds projects of up to $20,000.The State Government has opened the 2021-22 programme, coinciding with Tasmanian Men's Shed Awareness Week this week.Grants of up to $6000 are...

Penguin medico to run for Greens Braddon Federal seat

Penguin doctor Darren Briggs will run for the Tasmanian Greens in Braddon next year's Federal election.Dr Briggs unsuccessfully contested this year's State election as Braddon candidate for the Greens.His candidature was announced by the Greens...

Further abuse claims against LGH nurse

A general view of Launceston General Hospital in Launceston, Tasmania, Monday, August 30, 2021. (AAP Image/Ethan James) Two more alleged victims of an accused pedophile nurse are suing the Tasmanian Health Service, with one of the...

Zeehan highway closure

The trip between Queenstown and Burnie will be a lot longer this week due to the closure of the Zeehan Highway due to major landslides. There's no clear timeline on how long the highway will be...

Fire crews kept busy in Launceston overnight

It was a close call at the Newstead Coles Express service station last night - with firefighters called to the location at Hoblers Bridge Road shortly aftter 8pm. Upon arrival, a spokesperson said they discovered the...

Man from North-West Tasmania dies in fireworks incident

A man in his 50's has died after being struck by a firework in the state's north. Police were called to a gathering in Birralee at midnight last night, following reports the man had become unresponsive...

New beginning for summer

Travel into Tasmania from regional New South Wales is to start from next Friday under a quarantine at home trial. Conditions will include arrivals having to be fully covid vaccinated, test negative before travel and the...

Olympian Ariarne Titmus receives key to Launceston

A key to the city is an honour not bestowed on many - but Launceston born Ariarne Titmus is in great company. At a ceremony at Civic Square on Friday afternoon, surrounded by family, friends and...