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Buy a house, rather than rent

A new report has found buying a house is actually cheaper than renting in Greater Hobart. The ANZ and Corelogic report found the percentage of income it took to service a...

Launceston's Southern Outlet speed reduction

A new speed limit will be implemented on the Launceston's Southern Outlet. The current 110 km/h speed zone between the Bass Highway Interchange and Howick street intersection will be reduced to...

Bothwell GP loss

An age old scenario of a small Tasmanian town wrestling with keeping a GP service is catching up with Bothwell in the Central Highlands municipality. The surgery, due to close at...

More Tassie help on the way

Tasmanian firefighters are heading to Queensland today to assist with that state's bushfire threat. Around 45 Tasmanian firefighters and support crew took on the worst of NSW's catastrophic conditions on Tuesday. Now...

Glenara Lakes lapses laid bare

Shortcomings at Youngtown's Glenara Lakes aged care home have been sifted through for day two of the Tasmanian leg of the Royal Commission. The wife of one of the residents has...

Seedlab to make products 'export ready'

More than 200 Tasmanian start-up businesses will receive free expert support to get their products prepared for exporting to the world. Seedlab Tasmania - the brainchild of renowned food scientist Dr...

Bees to buzz at Taste

The Taste of Tasmania is today unveiling its full line-up of food and beverage producers who will gather at Princes Wharf to tempt crowds from December 28th to January 3rd. 93...

Payday lenders crackdown call

Predatory payday loans are on the rise as Tasmanians feel the pinch from the rising cost of living. Advocacy groups including the Hobart Community Legal Centre and TasCOSS have released data...

Yaraandoo's familiar failures

The Aged Care Quality and Safety Royal Commission in Tasmania has been drilling down into the Yaraandoo facility at Somerset near Burnie, which was sanctioned last year for critical deficiencies. Ellie...

Launceston yacht fire

A leaky stove sparked a fire that badly damaged a yacht and burned two others in Tasmania's north. Just after 8pm on Sunday the Tasmania Fire Service rushed to the Tamar...