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Tas wine Industry worth $115 milllion

The Tasmanian wine industry contributes more than $115 million to the states economy. The report commissioned by Wine Tasmania placing the industry in the top ten sectors in state, between meat and dairy. Wine Tasmania Chief executive...

There is no compensation, only redress: Bishop

The Anglican church will start selling off it's properties in Tasmania to raise an estimated eight million dollars to compensate victims of childhood sexual abuse. The church has already paid out 55 survivors under it's own...

Plan needed urgently to prevent Northern 'housing crisis'

Urgent action needs to be taken to prevent a housing crisis, similar to Hobart's, from developing in the north and north west. Affordable housing advocates say there are warning signs for Launceston, Devonport and Burnie. TasCoss CEO...

Jobs created

Although Tasmania's unemployment rate hasn't moved from 6% for March, there were around 600 more full time positions in the state. The expansion of employment being cancelled out by population growth partly explains the jobless rate...

Adieu Bertrand

There has been a strong turnout to fondly farewell Bertrand Cadart, affectionately nicknamed 'Le Frog,' at Swansea on Tasmania's East Coast. Ill health has forced the former Glamorgan Spring Bay Mayor to move interstate to better...

Short stay too unregulated

State government changes that opened up home sharing and short term accommodation's been described as having gone too far by Tasmania's Tourism Industry Council. It has pointed to Hobart's Deputy Lord Mayor urging locals to dob...

Smithton man safe

A happy ending for the search of a Smithton man, who has been found alive and well after becoming lost near Corinna in Tasmania's West. The 59 year old did not return as expected after walking...

Big burn

High bushfire fuel loads across 1600 hectares are starting to be burnt through today on Tasmania's East Coast. The Tasmania Fire Service is burning off North of Orford where growth has built up because fire hasn't...