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Mental health onslaught

Doctors are treating mental health conditions more than any other illnesses. The latest Health of a Nation report, published by Fairfax, shows two in three G-Ps reported psychological problems are one...

Gang laws in parliament

Planned laws designed to repel outlaw bikie gangs from further infiltrating Tasmania have been formally brought into the parliament. If passed, it would become illegal for gang members to mix with...

Tasmania's hospitality sector shines at Aus awards

Tasmania continues to punch above its weight, scooping top gongs at the Australian Hospitality Association awards on the Gold Coast. Macq01 on Hobart's waterfront took out best hotel overall while Frogmore...

Property powers on

More evidence Hobart remains Australia's real estate hot spot, with the ABS finding property prices grew 3% in the quarter to June, to lead the nation's capitals. In contrast, prices have...

Major water projects funding

A major roadblock to the redevelopment of Hobart's Macquarie Point will be shifted. The Tasmanian Government has confirmed the Macquarie Point sewerage plant will be decommissioned and demolished in around four...

Royal strain

Another escalation to maximum level four of operation's been implemented at the Royal Hobart Hospital to cope with a heavy load of patient demand. At 2pm today, 58 patients were in...

Care probe

Raging politics surrounds the government's decision to launch an Aged Care Royal Commission, as Labor claims there have been two billion dollars of cuts to the sector under the Liberals. Tasmanian...

Welfare payment hike could benefit Tasmania's economy

A new study reveals a hike to welfare payments would deliver nearly $100 million into Tasmania's economy every year. The Deloitte report commissioned by the Australian Council of Social Service shows...

Tassie strawberry scare

More contaminated strawberry punnets are turning up around the country, including at least one case in Tasmania. Tasmania Police is investigating the possible spiking of a punnet bought at a Woolworths...

Tanya Denison goes for top job

Tanya Denison has put her hand up for Lord Mayor. The Hobart City Council alderman, who is running on the Liberal Senate ticket and owns two businesses has announced a tilt...