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Man not seen since Monday

Police are appealing for information about the whereabouts of a 42-year-old from the Derwent Valley. Lawrence Leigh Brown was last seen in the Hobart CBD on 19 July, with police and family now holding concern for...

Vaccine implicated in Tasmanian death

One of two new cases of blood clotting death following a first dose of AstraZeneca covid vaccine is a 44 year old Tasmanian man. The Therapeutic Goods Administration has added the death to its data on rare...

Yarandoo staffing levels under question

Somerset aged care facility Yarandoo is in the spotlight again after residents have spoken up about staff shortages affecting their quality of care.Health and Community Services Union state secretary Tim Jacobson says issues around staffing...

Don't bail out on your second vaccine

A new advertising campaign has been launched featuring prominent Tasmanians cricketers David Boon and Tim Pains, and Australian of the Year, Grace Tame, urging Tasmanians who have received their first COVID vaccine shot to keep...

Cyber security warning

A 400 per cent rise in cyber crime since the start of the pandemic should come as a serious reminder for Coastal businesses and individuals to take cyber security seriously.Speaking on Tasmania Talks, Braddon MP...

Lake Barrington in the ix for pre-Olympic training in 2032

Tasmania could be in the mix to host pre-Olympic training bases for some athletes competing in the 2032 Brisbane Games.Federal Sports Minister and Tasmanian Senator Richard Colbeck says the Lake Barrington International Rowing Course would...

Atkinson kicks off Tassie campaign

Nathaniel Atkinson of Melbourne City celebrates after winning the A-League Grand Final at AAMI Park (AAP Image/Scott Barbour) A Riverside Olympic product is Tasmania's first athlete in action at the Tokyo Games. Launceston's Nathaniel Atkinson lines up...

Bagdad burglars on the run

At least two offenders are on the run after homeowners at Bagdad caught them breaking in on Wednesday night. Police swooped on the East Bagdad Road property, sending out a night-vision drone and later finding a...

Mayoral races decided

Glenorchy has a new mayor, Bec Thomas winning the job convincingly in the local government by-elections. She beat out former state MP Sue Hickey who has won a place on Glenorchy City Council as an Alderman. Paula...

Coastal black spots get funding

Four North-West Coast road safety black spots will received funding for improvements under the Federal Government's Black Spot Programme.Federal Member for Braddon and Tasmanian Black Spot Consultative Panel chair Gavin Pearce says the four North-West...