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Veterans and their families receive more support

More money is going to the state's Legacy centres, helping veterans and their families. The state government is providing $20,000 per year each to Launceston and Hobart Legacy centres. Legacy provides support to veterans and their families and is dedicated to caring...

Home prices keep rising

Tasmania's property prices keep chugging up a seemingly endless hill. In the latest CoreLogic data, January saw another 1.6% added to Hobart's median home value, hitting nearly $524,000. That was the largest jump for the month of any capital, except Darwin. It is...

Tassie's WA border lockdown

A single coronavirus case in Perth has Tasmania slamming the door shut on parts of WA.  A hotel quarantine security guard has tested positive. In an update released late on Sunday night, Tasmanian health authorities have declared the Perth Metropolitan, Peel and...

Tasmania lifts Greater Sydney restrictions

Fewer arrivals will be forced into home or hotel quarantine in Tasmania. As of midnight, the final 10 local government areas in Greater Sydney were downgraded to low risk, meaning arrivals from there no longer have to quarantine in Tasmania. It comes...

Teen kayaker saved

A teenager's recovering after a chilly ordeal in Hobart's river Derwent on Friday night.  Police were informed of a kayaker in distress off Taroona just before 9 pm, the girl's friends on a local beach raising the alarm after seeing her...

Neave to lead Tas Child Abuse Inquiry

Commissioner Marcia Neave gives her opening remarks at the opening of the Royal Commission into Family Violence being held in Melbourne, Monday, July 13, 2015. (AAP Image/David Crosling)  A former Victorian judge is set to spearhead the probe into Responses of...

Tasmania open to all of Aus again

Tasmania's remaining border restrictions on Greater Sydney will be lifted on Sunday morning. 10 local government areas - Blacktown, Burwood, Canada Bay, Canterbury-Bankstown, Cumberland, Fairfield, Inner West, Liverpool, Parramatta and Strathfield - which were classified as 'medium risk' will become 'low risk'. Arrivals...

Police in search of vehicle thieves

Burnie Police are hunting thieves who've made off with two cars and a caravan. On Thursday evening police were following up the theft of a Toyota Landcruiser from Launceston and a Jayco caravan that had vanished at Somerset. Officers spotted the four-wheel...

Rental squeeze to worsen as investors flee Tas

The latest Real Estate Institute of Tasmania figures reveal Covid-19 has been little more than a speed bump to the state's residential property market.  2020 saw record sales worth almost $4.4 billion in Tasmania, up 7 per cent on 2019.  Tasmanians accounted...

Two more stood down over public service sex abuse claims

Two more Tasmanian public servants have been stood down pending investigations into sexual abuse allegations, adding to a growing list in recent months. The accusations, against employees in the state's north, have been referred to police for assessment. "It is important to...