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East Coast rain

East Coasters and those in the Furneaux Islands are being advised to batten down the hatches. The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for the state's northeast - a low pressure system and...

Launceston coronavirus related arrest

  3 months jail or a $16,800 fine is potentially in store for a 29 year old Launceston man accused of breaching the Emergency Management Act in the coronavirus pandemic. When bailed up driving at Rocherlea on...

Virus count stalls

The state's director of public health says while a pause in the number of coronavirus infections is welcome, it's not the end of the battle. Tasmania's infection count has held steady in the last 24 hours,...

Seafood breakthrough

There's relief from Tasmania's Abalone Council at Morrison Government moves to jump-start overseas freight. With China's coronavirus situation apparently improving, demand is starting to ramp up for our rock lobster and abalone again. "It's an opportunity to...

Stolen guns and burglary charges

Following a targeted investigation by the Burnie Criminal Investigation Branch and Western Drug Investigation Service, six people from the Burnie area have been charged with firearms trafficking. Of these, four are also charged with Aggravated Burglary,...

Shares bounce goes flaccid

  .Australia's share market was getting its colour back in its cheeks, but it didn't last. It looked like the momentum would remain upwards after Monday's largest one day rise in more than 40 years on the...

Job saver stimulus hailed

It's hoped an unprecedented $130 billion Morrison Government plan will help protect about six milion Australian jobs. Businesses will be paid $1500 a fortnight to pass on to each employee they keep on. It'll help companies who've...

Corona clampdown: stay home

Tougher social coronavirus controls are now in force in Tasmania, with the only legitimate reasons for leaving home including work, exercise, supply runs, and compassionate care. Police will have the power to arrest those found outside...

New Antarctic ship stepping in

The Australian Antarctic Division has hired a new vessel to fill in while awaiting the arrival of new icebreaker RSV Nuyina. The MPV Everest will be used to resupply the AAD's Antarctic stations and sub-Antarctic Macquarie...

Time warp fuel price

Back in 2005, Tasmania's average price for unleaded was a 117.9 per litre. So an even lower 109.9 recently at Tasmanian Petroleum's Bridgewater automated Shell outlet on Glenstone Road in Greater Hobart's North has been creating...