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Mofo spray

Numerous quarters are handing out a serve to Hobart's Lord Mayor for what other aldermen portray as presenting views that don't reflect the rest of the council. Recently Mayor Ron Christie...

Scallops galore

Media reports implying scallops will be in short supply this year are being hosed down in Tasmania's North East. There have been some assumptions that the decision to close the Tasmanian...

Police graduates ready for deployment

Ninteen new police officers have just graduated from the Police Academy ready to join the force on the beat. The seven men and twelve women have just completed a rigorous 31...

Launceston in the mix for Qantas academy

A potential big boost for Launceston, after the city was shortlisted as a possible home for a new Qantas Pilot Academy. Launceston is one of nine Australian cities which could host...

New deal for Bellamy's and Fonterra

Bellamys and milk processor Fonterra have started a long term partnership in the supply of organic milk. The deal will see Tasmania's organic dairy farmers build a 20 million litre milk...

Government to tighten 'confessional' reporting

The attorney general says she won't back down on her stance to make priests report any confessions of child sexual abuse. The Catholic Church has indicated it will oppose the measures...

Tarraleah's Hydro station due for an upgrade

One of Tasmania's oldest Hydro power stations may be replaced as the utility presses on with its battery of the nation scheme. The historic building was built in in the 1930s...

Premier pursued

Tasmania's politicians have been spending more time on the Premier having to apologise for telling parliament he wasn't present during a national Liberal Party vote. The opposition parties have been making...