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Government services to pop-up in Circular Head

Circular Head residents will have easier access to Federal Government services including Centrelink and Medicare next month when the Services Australia pop-up service, Bluegum, visits the district.Bluegum will be at Stanley on December 13, Smithton on...

Anti-vax mandate bill fails, Lambie blasts Hanson

Jacqui Lambie Network Senator Jacqui Lambie speaks against One Nation leader Senator Pauline Hanson’s vaccine discrimination bill in the Senate chamber at Parliament House in Canberra, Monday, November 22, 2021. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) A bill from...

New apocalypse announcement

A change of date has meant a change of lineup for Party in the Apocalypse - Tasmania's newest music festival. Instead of December 3 and 4, the festival will be held on December 27 and 28...

Another covid case in Tassie

An 18-month-old Victorian baby who's caught covid is doing well. Last Thursday the little boy was brought to Tasmania on by his mother, who didn't have a valid G2G pass, and authorities placed them in hotel...

A man arrested and another injured after Longford incident

Tasmania Police have made an arrest after a disturbance in the State's north overnight. Police have declared Goose Green Place in Longford a crime scene after authorities initially reported an unfolding incident. A number of people are...

Taroona Rural Fire Brigade celebrates 75 years

The Taroona Volunteer Fire Brigade is celebrating its 75th anniversary. Crews and communities are recognising the contribution and commitment volunteers make for the region. The first squads were founded by Marc Ashton and his band of Taroona...

Tim Paine resigns as Aussie Test captain

Tim Paine has quit as Test captain after being investigated by Cricket Australia for allegedly sending explicit messages to a female co-worker. The veteran wicketkeeper, who has been facing a race against time to be fit...

Govt offers vaccine prizes for young people

Tasmania is offering iPads and other prizes to 12-18 year olds who get vaccinated against coronavirus, due to a lagging rate of uptake among teenagers. Premier Peter Gutwein says a five-day vaccination blitz targeting the demographic...

Rare lunar eclipse over the Coast tonight

A rare blood moon eclipse will be put on a show for those who have clear skies on the North-West Coast tonight.The partial lunar eclipse will be the longest in more than 500 years.Principal astronomer,...

Deans off to play basketball in the US

Launceston-based North West Thunder basketballer Sejr Deans is the latest Tasmanian player to be heading for the US to play college basketball.Deans, who also plays for Wynyard in the NWBU, will play for the Jacksonville...