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Palmer secures seat in upper house election

It was a close call for ex-TV identity Jo Palmer in the seat of Rosevears. Her bid to switch from TV to a job in the state's upper house of parliament...

New coronavirus case in Tas

A new coronavirus case has been detected in Tasmania. Premier Peter Gutwein announced this afternoon the man in his 60's, who was transferred from Melbourne to the North West Regional Hospital,...

Oyster brands to be imprinted on shell

New laser branding technology means instant knowledge of where an oyster was sourced could be just around the corner. A specifically designed high-tech C-O-2 laser has been developed which can mark...

Burnie courts on the move

Burnie's court complex is moving out of town. $15 million was committed at the last election to upgrade the Alexander Street courts, but Attorney General Elise Archer says it's become clear...

Drugs, firearms seized

A trafficable quantity of methylamphetamine and firearms have been seized from a Hadspen property. Earlier this month, police conducting routine screening of mail into Tasmania and located ICE bound for an...

Icy roads danger

Clear skies in parts of Tasmania brought about plummeting overnight temperatures and ice on many roads again this morning. A two car crash yesterday (Monday) morning at Forcett, which hospitalised two...

Testing capacity boosted

New equipment and an expansion at the Royal Hobart Hospital Molecular Laboratory is set to boost Tasmania's COVID-19 testing capacity. The lab will be able to process more than 1000 tests...

Online safety among concerns for Tasmanians

Crime Stoppers is urging Tasmanians to remain on the look out for suspicious activity online. New EMRS research commissioned by the Federal Group has found 68% of people in the Apple...

Sheean granted VC recognition

Tasmanian World War Two hero Teedy Sheean has been recommended for a Victoria Cross, ending a long campaign for recognition. Findings of a second expert panel have been revealed, agreeing the...

Bachelor still in paradise

Tasmania's Conor Canning is doing the rounds of media interviews with his lady love match from television show Bachelor In Paradise, it's finale' airing last night. Filmed months ago, the Hobart...