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Strong uptake for free car travel on Spirits

There has reportedly been a surge in Spirit of Tasmania bookings on Thursday morning, as TT-Line's "bring your car for free" promotion went live.  The $6 million federal government injection to the Bass Strait Passenger Vehicle Equalisation Scheme is designed to encourage...

Tas tracing done from Brisbane hotel cluster

All Tasmanian arrivals who completed their international quarantine at Brisbane's Grand Chancellor Hotel since December 30 have been tracked down by state health authorities. 14 travellers are in isolation and being tested again for coronavirus, despite already returning negative results when...

Reedy Marsh deceased named

The media's being warned to stay off the northern Tasmanian property at the centre of a suspected murder investigation. Police have now released the name of the man whose body was found at a Reedy Marsh home on Tuesday evening. The family...

Govt wants people to record little penguin numbers

Tasmania is calling on citizen scientists to help record little penguin numbers so threats to their colonies can be better managed. The state government has tightened protections for the birds after a spate of suspected dog attacks in recent years, particularly...

Manhunt ends in arrest

Police have wound up a manhunt in Tasmania's north sparked by the alleged murder of a 69 year old man yesterday (Tuesday) at Reedy Marsh. They arrested a 47 year old man armed with a large knife at Parkham in a...

Tasmanian border rules unchanged

Although it has recorded another day of no community transmission of coronavirus, travel is still not allowed from Greater Brisbane to Tasmania. It is due to a more infectious version spreading inside a Brisbane quarantine hotel which was passed onto a...

Broadmarsh bushfire investigation

TasNetworks is committing to a review following one of its contractors setting off a bushfire at Broadmarsh in blistering conditions on Monday. The contractor's been found to have not breached a Total Fire Ban in using gelignite underground in pole replacement...

Northern manhunt after body found

A land and air manhunt continues near Deloraine for a knife-wielding suspect after a suspicious death at a Reedy Marsh property. Emergency services were called to a home on Larcombes Road on Tuesday evening and found a man's body inside. Two men...

Fires avoided

New Bureau of Meteorology figures reveal Tasmania dodged a bullet during yesterday's (Monday) heatwave. Dover in the far south ended up being the hotspot as the state marked its first day of genuine fire weather, reaching 38C, while several locations including...

Public service review extended

An independent review into the Tasmanian State Service has been extended. The final report was originally due to be handed down at the end of March 2021 but the deadline is now pushed back to May 31st, following a request from...