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Decision looms on Vic border

A new report is predicting the nation's economic growth will contract by three percent this year, due in part to Victoria's unfolding coronavirus crisis. The Deloitte Access Economics analysis also found Victoria will be one of the hardest hit jurisdictions. It comes...

Missing fisherman

UPDATE:  The search for a missing man off Tasmania's east coast has ended in tragedy. A commercial fisherman found the man's boat drifting in calm water with no one on board north of Maria Island on Sunday afternoon. The missing man had left...

Salamanca Market breakthrough

Hobart's famous Salamanca Market could be back up and running as early as later this month, under a new proposal keeping it in line with coronavirus restrictions. Hopes were fading when the state government refused to grant Hobart City Council an...

Concern for welfare: Wendy Emery

UPDATE: Wendy has been found safe and well Police and family are concerned for the welfare of Wendy Emery who has not been seen since yesterday morning in Forth. The 59-year-old may be driving her red Honda Accord - registration plate FF0275. Information...

Spring opening for Beaconsfield bank

Beaconsfield's days of being without a physical bank are coming to an end as Bendigo Bank moves closer to opening an agency in Spring. The Bank of Heritage Isle closed its branch in the West Tamar town in early May, going...

Milk galore in Tasmania

Tasmania's output of milk has never been larger. For the financial year just completed, the state's milk production hit 950 million litres, a new record and 4.5% more than the previous year. The state government's celebrating the result, noting that it follows...

Social diss: pokie venue blasted

Clark Federal MP Andrew Wilkie is on the warpath, accusing a Hobart pokie venue of flouting social distancing laws The Member for Clark has released images of gamblers sitting side by side at machines at the Carlyle at Derwent Park. He's also...

Human cancer progress aids devil fight

Advances in human cancer treatment offer promise for the Tasmanian devil. Community support for UTAS research at the Menzies Institute for Medical Research and the Tasmanian School of Medicine is credited for advancing work in the fight against the devil facial...

Man arrested following alleged stabbing

A 45-year-old Launceston man has been arrested following a wounding incident in Kings Meadows yesterday afternoon. Emergency services were called to Zap Fitness on Hobart Road shortly after 1:15pm, after the man allegedly assaulted a 33-year-old man, causing non-life threatening wounds...

Pothole fury: council lashed over road

A Green Valley man is giving the Southern Midlands Council a serve over the state of a dirt road that almost caused a serious accident on Thursday morning, claiming it's of a third world standard. Jason Evans says his wife was...