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Devonport Cup date moved, Burnie gets extra harness racing

The Devonport Cup will be held a week later next year.   This year's event was held on January 5, with the new 2022-23 Tasmanian Racing Calendar, released yesterday, showing January 11 as the date for next...

1303 new cases, government ditches Facebook figures

Tasmania's recent COVID-19 surge has continued, just hours after the public health emergency declaration ended.  1303 new cases and no deaths were reported on Friday morning, the largest spike seen for months, taking the number of...

Health bosses to account for Griffin failures

Further senior Tasmanian health officials will front an inquiry investigating a pedophile nurse who worked in the children's ward of a hospital for nearly two decades. The commission examining state government responses to child sexual abuse...

Kid accused of motorbike theft spree

A 15 year old has been charged with the theft of motorbikes across Hobart, Glenorchy and Bridgewater spanning two months. Police have noted that some of the bikes were expensive models left easily accessible and not...

Devonport to host international soccer fixture

New Zealand A-League soccer team Wellington Phoenix will play in Devonport next month.   The Phoenix have been drawn to play the Devonport Strikers in the Australia Cup knockout competition after the Strikers qualified to represent Tasmania...

Coastal girls get AFLW call-up

Two Coastal footballers will get a chance to play at the highest level after being selected in last night's AFLW draft.   Ulverstone's Meghan Gaffney was chosen by Greater Western Sydney at pick 66, while former Devonport...

New port, shipping plans to be outlined

Major changes to the Port of Devonport will be outlined at a special breakfast next week, being organised by the Devonport Chamber of Commerce and Industry.   The chamber will host a breakfast at the Paranaple Centre...

Active cases explode

There's an apparent discrepancy in Tasmania's latest COVID numbers. Tasmania's active case count has inexplicably surged by 1254 to more than 7400 since Wednesday, the rise almost equal to new infections in the last 24 hours,...

LGH staff woes helped nurse abuser

A dysfunctional staff culture in the children's ward of a Tasmanian hospital created the "perfect storm" for a male nurse to take advantage and abuse kids. An inquiry into state government responses to child sexual abuse...

Dark Mofo 2022 generates millions

Airport. Image Credit - Rosie Hastie, 2022 It's been revealed this year's Dark Mofo ticket sales have generated around $3.5 million. While adhering to venue capacity guidelines and safety protocols, nearly 72,000 tickets to Dark Mofo 2022...