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Teen killed in Devonport road crash

A ute rollover near the Devonport airport has lifted Tasmania's road toll to 24 for this calendar year. Five people were in the Nissan when it crashed on Pardoe Road around 1pm this afternoon (Monday). Inspector John King shared the sad details. "A...

Tasmanian kelp featured in world first conservation book

(Image Supplied: Dr Cayne Layton) Giant kelp projects that are growing off of Tasmania's coasts have helped launch a world-first kelp restoration guidebook. Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) marine ecologist Dr Cayne Layton is one of the lead authors of...

Coroner unable to determine date of death for 83yo man

Coronial findings are out on an 83-year-old recluse who's body was discovered in his Ravenswood public housing unit possibly months after he died. Coroner Olivia McTaggart says Geoffrey Brian Homan had suffered multiple heart attacks in the previous 12 months and...

Premier catches COVID

AAP image/Josh Agnew The Premier has tested positive to COVID. Jeremy Rockliff spent the weekend in Hobart and attended Sunday's Jackjumpers match after his first question time in the top job last week. In a statement Mr Rockliff says he woke up on...

Man in his 80s is Tasmania's latest Covid linked death

Tasmania's Coronavirus toll inches closer to 60, in the wake of dropping case numbers. A man in his 80s is the latest death to be linked to Covid-19, he passed away at a residential aged care facility in the south. 59 Tasmanians...

Tas COVID toll rises to 56

A man in his 70s has died with COVID-19 at the Royal Hobart Hospital, taking the state's pandemic toll to 56. 1078 new cases have been recorded, a slight decrease on yesterday. There are 50 COVID-positive patients in Tasmanian hospitals, 24 of...