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Deadly dog bait disgrace

Poison in chicken is believed to have killed a dog who appears to have ingested a bait laid in his yard in Hobart's Lenah Valley on Friday. 6 year old Rottweiler Cuddles had multiple fits and...

Day for missing children

A campaign featuring the faces of 49 of Australia's long-term missing children is being released by Federal Police. It's in an effort to raise awareness this International Missing Children's Day. Among those who haven't been seen for...

Expanded testing criteria

Tasmania has now gone 8 days without recording a new case of coronavirus.  As of 12pm Sunday, there were only 11 active cases across the state: 10 from the North West and 1 from the North.  Nearly...

Taste hangs in the balance

A decision is imminent on whether there'll be a one-off cancellation of the Taste of Tasmania. Due to doubts over the future for large gatherings because of coronavirus and crashing revenue, Hobart City Council staff advice...

Logging protesters charged

Four people have been arrested and charged with trespass and breaching COVID 19 laws while protesting in forests north of Mt Field National Park - the area has two documented Wedge-tailed Eagle nests in adjacent...

Roads to be upgraded in council funding boost

Tasmanian councils will share in over $16 million from the federal government to upgrade local roads and infrastructure in the post-COVID-19 economy.  Canberra is injecting $500 million into local government coffers as part of the new Local...

Hungry rodent onslaught

Business owners stirring out of hibernation might have a few rodent headaches to deal with. Globally, rats are in dire straits because of the shutdown of restaurants and cafes, some having supported generations of the animals...

Woman charged over vile allegation

A woman who allegedly spat on staff at a Hobart supermarket has been charged with assault. Police arrested the 42-year-old on Thursday morning after being called to Coles New Town. The alleged offender will face Hobart Magistrates...

Job adverts on the rise

Green shoots are emerging after the pandemic brought devastation on Australia's economy. Seek's weekly employment figures reveal a sharp rise in the number of employment advertisements around the country in the fortnight to Sunday - up...

Smothering the curse

Tasmania keeps chipping away in its war on coronavirus as another day passes without a new infection appearing. Just one new case has been discovered in the state in the past 12 days. Director of Public Health...