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Dozens off the grid, kayakers safe

Around 170 Derwent Valley locals blacked out in Monday's severe weather are being advised it'll likely be Tuesday afternoon before they're reconnected. Tasnetworks customers in Lachlan accounted for most of the outages, New Norfolk and Westerway also affected. About 50 homes and...

Easing restrictions for Greater Brisbane

The Tasmanian Government has moved to allow people from Greater Brisbane to travel here. Travellers from the region are now able to come to Tasmania but must still quarantine when they arrive into the state, effective immediately. Premier Peter Gutwein says one...

Worry over economic growth post pandemic

Challenges and opportunities loom for Tasmania post-covid, according to an influential economic report The Deloitte Access Economics forecast is predicting economic growth of 3.4 per cent for the state this calendar year. Premier Peter Gutwein's welcomed bullish sentiment about the state's retail...

Royal Hobart Regatta going ahead

Those keen to attend next month's Royal Hobart Regatta need to get their registrations in for a covid-capped event. After lengthy negotiations with the Tasmanian Government and health authorities, the much-loved riverside festival is set to go ahead for its 183rd...

Wilderness kayaker rescue

The Rescue chopper team headed to the rugged terrain of the Franklin-Gordon Rivers National Park late yesterday (Saturday) to help a 61 year old woman out of trouble. They responded to a Personal Locator Beacon in the Great Ravine area. The woman,...

Police probe family stabbing

Residents of Gagebrook in Greater Hobart are being assured a stabbing at a residence late on Friday night was an isolated dispute between brothers. A male was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening stab wounds to his arm. "Police would like to advise...

"Unacceptable": Labor & Greens slam latest health, housing data

The opposition parties are queuing up to attack the Gutwein Government over the latest snapshot of health and housing in Tasmania.  New quarterly dashboard figures show the numer of Tasmanians on the elective surgery waiting list blew out to nearly 11,800...

Rare whales spotted off Tassie coast

Wildlife watchers are excited after a rarely-seen visitor to Australia turned up off Tasmania's east coast.  Patrons onboard a tourist boat were over the moon as a pod of orcas swam by at Freycinet, but marine biologists were even more excited...

Huonville's flood defence

It's hoped $4.8 million of new flood mitigation infrastucture in Southern Tasmania's Huonville will help the region cope with rare heavy rain events.  The upgraded drainage system, which is now in full effect, was part funded by a $1.6 million federal...

Acting PM in Tas tells Joe to go home

Joe the racing pigeon sits on a rooftop Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Melbourne, Australia (Kevin Celli-Bird via AP) On his visit to Tasmania, the acting Prime Minister is facing the weighty considerations of the future of a bird that has...