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1 year on from Tassie's first COVID case

Tuesday marks a year since Tasmania's first coronavirus case was identified, and we're being assured the vaccine rollout is proceeding as planned. 1159 Tasmanian front line workers have received their first dose of the Pfizer jab. Health...

Vic high risk declaration removed despite new cases

Victoria has broken its six-day run of no cases of coronavirus with two new locally acquired infections. The people are primary close contacts of pre-existing cases, and are already in quarantine. About 16,500 test results have been...

Clinic hours extended, more high-risk venues

Tasmania's list of high-risk locations across Melbourne continues to grow. The number of potentially exposed venues, including tram routes and an airport bus link, has risen to 33. Recently-arrived Victorians have been urged to check the list...

Victorian pinged for no mask at NW airport

A Victorian man has been fined for not wearing a mask at Burnie Airport.  Police were undertaking COVID compliance duties on Monday at about 8:30am when they spotted the 51-year-old enter the terminal without using a...

Small business hardship grants "performed effectively": Auditor-General

The Tasmanian Government's controversial $26 million coronavirus hardship grants have been given the 'all clear' by the state's Auditor-General.  Mr Rod Whitehead has submitted his Report to Parliament on the development and implementation of the program...