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Male in 50s dies from COVID

Tasmania's pandemic death toll has risen to 86 on the death of a man aged in his 50s from the state's south. "I extend my sincere condolences to his family, friends, and loved ones," Premier and...

Flood inquest getting underway

A coroner is set to examine the deaths of three people during devastating flooding in Tasmania six years ago. Trevor Foster, 81, Peter Watson, 63, and 75-year-old grandmother Mary Allford were killed in the deluge that...

Local Government Minister asked to sack disgraced councillor

Local Government Minister Nic Street has been asked to use his discretionary power to sack disgraced Waratah-Wynyard councillor Darren Fairbrother (pictured).   Last month a Burnie Magistrate found him guilty of exposing himself to a woman and...

Sandy Bay toilets win big at Tasmania Architecture Awards

(Image: Adam Gibson) An innovative design that replaces a Sandy Bay beach toilet block has won two awards at this year’s Tasmanian Architecture Awards. The innovative toilet block design incorporates sound stage and performance space, made possible...

Hobart top of profits

Profits from selling homes in Hobart still lead the nation. A new Corelogic Pain and Gain report for the three months to March 31 found 99% of Greater Hobart properties sold for a higher price than...

Over a thousand new Covid-19 cases for Tasmania

Coronavirus case numbers have spiked overnight. Public Health is reporting 1,001 new cases of Covid-19, compared to 495 yesterday. Hospitalisations are steady with 13 Covid positive patients receiving treatment for symptoms. 428 people are being monitored under the...

Wake case delayed again

There's been another delay in an alleged Hobart murder case.  Darren Mark Wake's defence team is still waiting on a psychiatrists report they say will be the decisive factor in his plea to one count of...

Woman dies in Greens Beach crash

Tasmania's road toll climbs once again, following a crash in the state's north. Police were called to Greens Beach Road at around 7:55am this morning after a single vehicle crash about 5km out of Greens Beach. Sadly,...