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Now is the time to get the flu vaccine

The flu vaccine is available for Tasmanians aged over six months ahead of this year’s season. Health experts say now is the best time to get the vaccine as the flu season usually starts in June...

Hobart father shot dead

Police have indicated the victim of a fatal gunshot wound to the head may have been in touch with multiple people, shortly before his death in the state's south.  The body of Jarrod Turner was discovered...

Bob takes off

What's expected to be a three-and-a-half-week attempt to fly around Australia solo from Devonport is officially underway. Kindred teenager Bob Bramley has taken off in his bid to become the youngest person to achieve a full...

AMC boost for Launceston

Tasmania's Australian Maritime College will host an $85 million defence hub being promised by Labor. $20 million will be announced today for stage 1 of the defence, innovation and design precinct at Newnham. Shadow Science Minister Kim...

Body found in Richmond, boy killed in Sandford

It's been a busy 24-hours for our emergency services in the state's south. Police are investigating after a body was discovered on a street in Richmond early this morning. Authorities have been on the scene at Colebrook...

Baby hit by meningococcal

There are growing calls to make the Meningococcal B vaccine free, as an infant continues to be treated in Launceston General Hospital. The 9-month-old is the second case of meningococcal disease in Tasmania this year. Public Health...

Fur real; pests served up for dinner

Hobart's Museum of Old and New Art is pushing the boundaries once again, with an exhibition featuring dishes made from invasive species - including feral cats. The weekly three course dinners will be held every Sunday...

Plan to bust Hobart congestion

A multimillion dollar, 30-year plan to tackle congestion in Hobart has been announced by the state's motoring body. The RACT has unveiled its Greater Hobart Mobility Vision as new figures reveal the reliance on cars in the...

World greatness beckons for Titmus

Olympic gold next year is within reach of Tasmania's Ariarne Titmus with only an American superstar in her way.  18 year old Titmus smashed the field in the 400 metre freestyle last night at the national...

UPDATE: FOUND - Ringarooma man missing

UPDATE: SHAUN HAS BEEN FOUND SAFE AND WELL. Authorities are ramping up their search for a missing man from the north-east. Shaun Robert Dolan from Ringarooma hasn't been seen since the 1st of April, but was spoken...