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Hobart Airport Interchange

The installation of concrete bridge girders for an overpass in the Hobart Airport Interchange project are being celebrated by state and federal governments. The bridge spanning 44 metres will lift the Tasman Highway clear of the...

House prices and rent increase on the Coast

Median house prices on the North-West Coast have risen by 22 per cent over the past 12 months to an average of $386,000 according to the latest data from the Real Estate Institute of Tasmania. The...

Veterans' Health Week expo at Wynyard

One of three events around Tasmania to mark Veterans' Health Week will be held at Wynyard on Saturday at Gutteridge Gardens.The RSL Tasmanian Veterans Health and Well Being Expo will run from 9 a.m. with...

New gaming laws pass first hurdle

Anti-pokie campaigners are slamming the state government's new gaming reforms which passed the Lower House late last night with support from Labor The bill would end Federal Group's 50-year monopoly on poker machines, but it's feared...

Gorge close call prompts warning

Witnessing what could have been potentially much worse when a man got caught in floodwaters at Cataract Gorge's First Basin yesterday, a local tour guide has issued a warning to those wanting to swim there. Geoff...

Hobart's lofty rents

It's now more expensive to rent in Hobart than in Melbourne. CoreLogic’s Quarterly Rental Review finds there are just three cities where leasing a home is more expensive than Tasmania's capital: Sydney, Canberra and Darwin The median...

Coastal barrister to head up Law Society

Burnie barrister Simon Gates has been appointed president of the Law Society of Tasmania.His appointment continues a strong North-West presence in the society in recent years, following on from 2015 president Matthew Vermey, and 2019...

Former Coaster to lead Tourism Tasmania

Former North-West Coaster Grant O'Brien has been appointed chair of Tourism Tasmania.Mr O'Brien was born at Penguin and educated in Ulverstone and Hobart.He started as an assistant accountant with Woolworths in Hobart in 1987 and...

Bunnings joins Tassie COVID-19 jab roll out

(Image Supplied) Locals across the north will be able to head to Bunnings for a COVID-19 jab. The hardware giants have joined the State Government's vaccination efforts, providing space in store carparks to host pop-up clinics in...