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3 day lockdown for Southern Tasmania

Hobart and southern Tasmania is heading into a snap three-day lockdown sparked by a coronavirus-infected NSW man who broke out of hotel quarantine. Premier Peter Gutwein announced the restrictions would come into force from 6pm today...

NBL Blitz games for Coast

The North-West Coast will host the country's premier basketball action for the second time in three years when the NBL Blitz pre-season competition rolls into town next month.The Ulverstone Sports and Leisure Centre will be...

Federal funds slow to flow to NW projects

Endorsed Braddon Labor Candidate Chris Lynch has taken a shot at the Federal Government over funding delays to major infrastructure projects on the North-West Coast.Mr Lynch says the $64 million Burnie Shiploader project promised by...

New light show for Coastal tourists

A new state of the art light show will greet visitors to Table Cape as part of a Federal Government package of $13.5 million for Tasmania under the Pandemic Recovery for Regional Tourism programme.The $400,000...

Pop-up COVID-19 Pfizer clinic at Smithton next week

Circular Head residents will be able to receive COVID-19 Pfizer vaccinations at a pop-up clinic at Smithton next week.The clinic will be held at the Smithton RSL next Thursday and Friday.Vaccinations will be available for...

West Coast tyre fire to burn "for several days"

A huge tyre fire blazing at the Mt Lyell mine in Queenstown will be allowed to burn itself out. Fire crews have left the scene after determining the 500-metre deep gully containing the tyres is too...

Crash blocks Midland Highway

UPDATE: The crash has been cleared. Prior: A serious two vehicle crash on the Midland Highway at Ross has left the highway blocked in both directions. Police were called to the crash at around 7.30am. A police spokesperson says...

Supermarket exposure site

Health authorities are striving to prevent a potential covid outbreak in the Brighton local government area, one of the state's lower vaccine uptake areas. An infected man's visit to Bridgewater on Tuesday has seen 60 people...

New music festival for summer

It's been a long time between parties in the paddock - but there's a new sister festival hitting Launceston in December Titled Party in the Apocalypse, hosted by Vibestown (who ran Party in the Paddock and...

Jobless rate falls

Unemployment has fallen in Tasmania. ABS data for August found Tasmania's unemployment rate went from equal lowest to the highest in Australia at 5.5% percent in the space of a month. Happily, it's plunged 0.7% to 4.8%...