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Another Christmas parade bites the dust

Christmas parades could be a bit thin on the ground across the Coast this festive season, with yet another one being cancelled due to concerns over the ability to deliver a COVID-safe event under current...

More police recruits likely from the Coast

The decision to conduct police recruit training courses in the North of the State is expected to see an influx of applications from the North-West Coast.Until now, all training has been conducted at the Rokeby...

Oktoberfest set for Wynyard

If you like a beer and raising money for a good cause, then Somerset is the place to be later this month for the Rotary Club of Somerset's Oktoberfest.The German-inspired event will be held on...

Coronial findings into drowning off Maria

There could be changes to lifejacket rules, after an experienced lobster fisherman drowned off Maria Island in mid-2020. Coroner Simon Cooper has handed down his findings into the death of Kevin Haigh, electing not to hold...

Bridgewater students in quarantine

Two students at a Bridgewater school are among primary close contacts in quarantine after an infected NSW man left hotel quarantine and spent time in Hobart's north on Tuesday afternoon. The East Derwent Primary School has...

Launceston murder trial continues

A 12 person jury is set to hear from the first key witnesses in a murder trial in Launceston's Supreme Court. On Wednesday, the jury heard opening remarks from Crown Prosecutor John Ransom - who outlined...

Emissions reaction

Net zero carbon emissions by 2030 in Tasmania touted by the state government is being met with indifference by the Greens. The state already having achieved that environmental benchmark in the past six of seven years...

COVID-19 positive traveller breaches Hobart quarantine

Public Health have slammed the actions of a 31-year-old traveller after he broke out of hotel quarantine. The NSW man flew in via Melbourne on Monday evening, without an approved G2G pass. He was then placed in...

Homeless man suffers severe burns

A homeless man who accidentally set himself on fire while cooking in Launceston's CBD last night has been airlifted to the Royal Hobart Hospital's burns unit. The male aged in his 50s was preparing food outside...

"Three ships in one" - monster icebreaker almost home

Australia's $1.9 billion icebreaker, the RSV Nuyina, is about to take its place as the centrepiece of the nation's polar science program, less than three days away from its home port of Hobart as of...