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Thumbs down to coronavirus passport

Eric Abetz is not on board Australia introducing freedom incentives or vaccine passports in future management of the coronavirus pandemic. The Tasmanian Senator is also against workers being compelled to provide their vaccine status or convey...

Recent heavy rain causes issues with Bass Highway

The Department of State Growth has advised recent heavy rain has caused potholes and other issues along many parts of the Bass Highway.The department says a number of roadworks have also been suspended due to...

Spend your travel vouchers on the Coast

North West Coasters are being encouraged to spend travel vouchers in their own region, rather than head to other parts of the state.The next round of the Government's Make Yourself at Home vouchers worth $300...

Central Coast highlighted through VR

The Central Coast region is being highlighted by a virtual reality programme being accessed by viewers in other parts of the state.The programme is an initiative of the Caves to Canyon Tourism Association with co-funding...

Plenty or racing on the Coast this season

Punters and racing fans on the North-West Coast will have plenty of opportunities to witness live racing over the next 12 months with the release of the new Tas Racing calendar.The North-West Greyhound racing Club...

Qld arrivals nabbed for flagrant COVID rule breach

Police appear to have finally lost patience with those flouting Tasmanian Health's stay-at-home orders in the wake of the Queensland COVID-19 Delta outbreak.  Two people who recently arrived in Launceston from south east Queensland have been...

Holiday vouchers opening soon

The next round of the Tasmanian Government's wildly popular holiday-at-home vouchers will go on offer on Thursday in its latest bid to stimulate the state's pandemic-hit visitor economy. Following complaints the previous voucher distributions, conducted on...

McSweyn has more in the tank

(AP Photo/Petr David Josek) Australia has two runners in the semi-finals of the 1500 metre men's race at the Olympics for the first time since 1984 and one of them is Tasmania's own Stewart McSweyn. The 26...

Man is serious condition after Gawler crash

Police investigations are continuing into the cause of a single-vehicle crash near Gawler last night, which saw a man flown to the Royal Hobart Hospital in a serious condition.Emergency services got the call to the...

Call for nurses to help administer jabs

The State Government has put the call out for more enrolled nurses to help run COVID-19 vaccination clinics.A free Pfizer community clinic started in  Ulverstone last week and is continuing for the rest of the...