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LGH nurses to down tools

Image: AAP/Ethan James Nurses and midwives in Tasmania will walk off the job en masse for the second time in two weeks as part of their continued push for improved pay and conditions. The Australian Nursing and...

Enders' game revealed

AAP/Rob Blakers The race to replace departing Rockliff Government Minister Jacquie Petrusma in the seat of Franklin is shaping up. Former Huon Valley Mayor Bec Enders will contest the recount against Dean Young. Ms Enders came in next-best...

NILS expands to bonds and rent payments

Good news for low-income Tasmanians looking for help in the rental market, with the No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS) expanding from next week. From Monday August 8, NILS will offer no-interest, no-fee loans to cover rental...

Kolodjashnij keen on Tassie AFL team

(AAP Image/Dave Hunt) Geelong defender Jake Kolodjashnij has thrown his support behind Tasmania's bid for an AFL club, saying the thirst is there for a team to thrive. Debate is still raging as to whether the AFL...

Covid-19 toll climbs once more

Tasmania has recorded another death linked to Coronavirus. A man in his 80s has passed away in the North of the State. His passing takes the State's Covid toll to 142 since the pandemic began. Active Coronavirus numbers...

Sickening rugby incident under investigation

A Devonport rugby player is facing a potential life ban and possible police charges after allegedly kicking another player in the head during a  recent Tasmanian Rugby Union match in Hobart.   The incident occurred at the...

Family home lost in Railton blaze

Fire investigators are probing into the cause of fire which destroyed a house at Railton on Monday afternoon.   Emergency services were alerted by multiple triple-zero calls around 1.30 p.m., with fire crews from Railton, Sheffield and...

Higher pay needed to attract doctors

The Australian Medical Association has called on the State and Federal Governments to provide pay parity for doctors working in Tasmania in a bid to counter the current doctor shortage of doctors in hospitals and...

Suicide Royal Commission in Hobart

Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie will give evidence to the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide in Hobart this week. The inquiry is scheduled to sit until Wednesday of next week before handing its interim report...