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Police probe truck crash

A truck driver and several Claremont residents have avoided serious injury after the 16.5-tonne vehicle crashed into a house off the Brooker Highway on Sunday night.  Police are yet to confirm social media reports youths threw...

No new COVID cases found, police make 2 arrests

It's another record day for COVID-19 tests in Tasmania, 1,769 people showing up for a test in the past 24 hours. We've passed the halfway point of the snap 3-day lockdown with no further COVID infections...

COVID-19 test numbers break records.

Tasmania has broken the local record for COVID-19 case numbers, as 12 Local Government Areas adjust to a snap lockdown. 1482 tests were administered yesterday, the Gagebrook clinic set a record number for a mobile clinic...

3 day lockdown for Southern Tasmania

Hobart and southern Tasmania is heading into a snap three-day lockdown sparked by a coronavirus-infected NSW man who broke out of hotel quarantine. Premier Peter Gutwein announced the restrictions would come into force from 6pm today...

NBL Blitz games for Coast

The North-West Coast will host the country's premier basketball action for the second time in three years when the NBL Blitz pre-season competition rolls into town next month.The Ulverstone Sports and Leisure Centre will be...

Federal funds slow to flow to NW projects

Endorsed Braddon Labor Candidate Chris Lynch has taken a shot at the Federal Government over funding delays to major infrastructure projects on the North-West Coast.Mr Lynch says the $64 million Burnie Shiploader project promised by...

New light show for Coastal tourists

A new state of the art light show will greet visitors to Table Cape as part of a Federal Government package of $13.5 million for Tasmania under the Pandemic Recovery for Regional Tourism programme.The $400,000...

West Coast tyre fire to burn "for several days"

A huge tyre fire blazing at the Mt Lyell mine in Queenstown will be allowed to burn itself out. Fire crews have left the scene after determining the 500-metre deep gully containing the tyres is too...

Crash blocks Midland Highway

UPDATE: The crash has been cleared. Prior: A serious two vehicle crash on the Midland Highway at Ross has left the highway blocked in both directions. Police were called to the crash at around 7.30am. A police spokesperson says...

Supermarket exposure site

Health authorities are striving to prevent a potential covid outbreak in the Brighton local government area, one of the state's lower vaccine uptake areas. An infected man's visit to Bridgewater on Tuesday has seen 60 people...