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Coastal populations on the rise

Latrobe remains the fastest growing municipality on the Coast, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.   The ABS says Latrobe's population has increased by more than 23 per cent over the past 10 years, now sitting...

Wounding trial continues

A Goodwood woman allegedly stabbed by her mother-in-law in late 2019 has given evidence at the woman's Supreme Court trial. Golafrouz Nazari has pleaded not guilty to two counts of wounding. On Wednesday the jury was shown...

Hobart man wins $100,000

A Hobart father is counting his lucky stars, after a mammoth lottery win. The local picked up $100,000 in today's Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot draw. His winning entry of four randomly picked numbers was purchased online. The cheery...

Tasmania records two more Covid linked deaths

Tasmania's Coronavirus numbers have climbed slightly, as we brave the Winter wave of Covid-19. Public Health is reporting 1,328 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours. 177 people are in hospital with Coronavirus, 40 people are...

Devonport E-scooter trial gets the nod

Devonport will get its own fleet of E-scooters in coming months after the Devonport City Council agreed to a limited trial at last night's monthly council meeting for July.   The trial will totally exclude residential areas...

Call for younger council candidates

A Coastal councillor is calling on more young people to consider running for council in October's Local Government elections.   Central Coast councillor Casey Hiscutt, 32, was first elected four years ago when he was just 28...

Backbencher Ellis elevated to Cabinet

Braddon Liberal backbencher Felix Ellis has been promoted to Premier Jeremy Rockliff's re-shuffled cabinet in the wake of yesterday's shock resignation by Jacqui Petrusma.   Mr Ellis will take over the Police, Fire and Emergency Management, as...

Hobart population hot spots

New data shows distinct trends in Tasmania's population growth. Freshly released ABS data shows Hobart's population between 2011 and the end of June last year grew nearly 35,000 to just over 251,000 a solid 16%. The rest...

Petrusma joins quit list

12 years in Tasmania's parliament ends for Jacquie Petrusma who has quit to focus more on family, joining recent departures of fellow Liberals Sarah Courtney and Peter Gutwein. Jane Howlett also resigned her portfolios but remains...