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Tas fuel price similar to Melbourne

Persistent protests about Tasmania's fuel prices might be having an effect. Just last week the RACT made another plea for government intervention on unjustifiably expensive pump prices in this state. Today the...

Caution urged as restrictions ease

Small household gatherings of up to five people are back on the agenda for Tasmanians as stage one pandemic restrictions ease. Groups of 10 are now allowed at indoor and outdoor...

Barbaro behind bars

Ricardo Barbaro is escorted to a prison van at Burwood Court in Sydney, Thursday, May 14, 2020. (AAP Image/Joel Carrett) Accused murderer Ricardo Barbaro has fronted court for the first time...

Wild mushroom warning

Tasmanians are being warned not to eat wild mushrooms, after a significant spike in exposures to potentially deadly fungi. Between February and May, mushroom-related calls in the Apple Isle increased seven-fold compared...

Tas maritime company wins grant

A Northern Tasmanian company has won a $150,000 defence industry grant. Based in Legana, Pivot Maritime specialises in naval simulation, training and consultancy. It's become the first Tasmanian company to win a...

Tassie's infrastructure blitz

Tasmania will fast track infrastructure projects at record levels, in order to keep the state's fragile economy afloat amid the coronavirus pandemic. Grim new economic modelling shows the state is heading...

5-star hotel bid feted

The Launceston Chamber of Commerce is welcoming council's approval of an $80 million hotel precinct slated for the CBD, looking forward to the creation of up to 470 jobs. The five-star,...

Parks roadkill fears

There's an appeal for Tasmanians to take care on the roads around newly-reopened national parks. Southern Tasmania's Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary has indicated roadkill reports to its 24-hour animal injury rescue line...

Unemployment rate to rise further

Tasmanians are being warned to brace themselves for even worse jobs data in the months ahead. ABS figures reveal the country lost 594,300 jobs between March and April, seasonally adjusted, while...

House destroyed after clothes catch fire

Tasmanians are being warned not to place clothes too close to a heat source, after a home was destroyed in the state's south due to clothing and other flammable items...