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Coastal towns in running for top tourism award

Three Costal centres are among the seven finalists for this year's Tassie's Top Tourism Town award.   Devonport, Stanley and Sheffield have been short-listed for the awards, which will announced on June 6.   Devonport is vying for the...

It's Not That Easy Being Green - but ratepayers can help

The Waratah-Wynyard has borrowed a song made famous by Kermit the Frog to headline its push to go green.   The "It's Not That Easy Being Green" campaign aims to encourage ratepayers do deal with the council...

Where to vote in Tasmania tomorrow

Saturday, May 21 marks the day where Australians take to the polls to determine their next federal government. Those aged over 18 on the electoral roll must vote or risk a fine. The closest polling place to...

Former Priest extradited

A former Anglican priest is in custody in Hobart after being extradited from the ACT over child sex allegations dating back to the 1980s. Louis Daniels was arrested by Tasmania Police detectives and flown to Hobart...

3.8% Tas unemployment rate

At 3.8% for April, Tasmania has the third lowest unemployment rate in the nation in ABS analysis out today. The state's jobless figure fell 0.7% on the previous month. Digging into the figure though and the underemployment...

DNA test confirms bone belongs to missing man

Police have confirmed a human bone found by a diver off Table Cape last month belongs to missing boater Thomas Courto.   Mr Courto, from Ulverstone, went missing after leaving Wynyard on a recreational boating trip with...

Coastal dairy products among the nation's best

Cheese, butter and milk produced on the North-West Coast by Fonterra have been recognised at the Dairy Association of Australia's annual Australian Dairy Product Awards.   Cheese produced at Fonterra's Wynyard site won three gold medals and...

Bushwalker saved

There's been a happy ending after a bushwalker went missing in Tasmania's remote Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park this week. Police were notified on Tuesday after the man in his 30s failed to return from a...

Luca says his PM bulldozing "should have been a penalty"

Prime Minister Scott Morrison crash tackles a child at the Devonport Strikers Soccer Ground on Day 38 of the 2022 federal election campaign (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas)  The Devonport under 8s soccer player accidentally crash-tackled by the...

Covid-19 density restrictions to be scrapped

Crowd density limits will be scrapped this coming Friday. Premier Jeremy Rockliff has made the announcement off the back of Public Health advice, the restrictions to be removed from all premises and settings. It means premises will...