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Boaties urged to put safety first

Tasmanian rock lobster pot owners and recreational boaties are being urged to be prepared from a safety perspective as the season opens tomorrow. MAST General Manager Recreational Boating Peter Hopkins said all boat owners should be...

Commonwealth to re-examine Malbena project

Canberra will have to properly assess a proposal for a helicopter-accessed tourism camp at Lake Malbena, after a ruling by the Federal Court. The controversial development by Wild Drake Pty Ltd at Halls Island inside Tasmania's...

Bellamy's buyout gets the nod

  A $1.5 billion buyout of Bellamy Australia will go ahead, after nearly all its shareholders voted to sell the Launceston-based infant formula marketer to the China Mengniu Dairy Company. Major shareholder Jan Cameron was among those...

Water restrictions for Hobart and surrounds

Southern Tasmania will experience temporary water restrictions beginning just before Christmas. Stage One restrictions will come into effect for Hobart and outlying areas from December 20th. They'll apply past Margate, Kempton, and Colebrook, in the Derwent...

Abandoned roadwork sign menace

Drivers across Tasmania tearing their hair out over snail pace speed limits from redundant roadworks signs may have some satisfaction in the near future. Burnie Mayor Steve Kons is making it his business to prompt the...

Show of support for retailers

A new awareness campaign is encouraging Tasmanians to call out antisocial behaviour, violence and theft in shops as retailers get extra busy heading into Christmas.  The public's being reminded of the Crimestoppers Tasmania 1800 333 000...

Stewart now eyeing Hobart for tower

Launceston City Council is making no apologies for demanding a lengthy list of studies for a now-scrapped upmarket unit complex in the Invermay flood zone. Developer Errol Stewart has withdrawn his rezoning application for the Kings...

Lambie backs the scrapping of Medivac

Jacqui Lambie Network Senator Jacqui Lambie during debate on the Medivac Bill in the Senate chamber at Parliament House in Canberra, Wednesday, December 4, 2019. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) Tasmanian Independent Jacqui Lambie has backed the Federal...

Power restored on Coast

The North West has power back on after 359 properties in the region still blacked out Wednesday morning, the majority in Ulverstone and West Ulverstone, were brought back on line at around midday, according to the...

Historic apology

  The historic whitewashing of Tasmania's dark past in relation to its Aboriginal people is a step closer to being healed, following an historic apology by the University of Tasmania this morning.  Indigenous community members from Burnie and...