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Covid-19 case numbers spike to 1,700

Tasmania's Coronavirus numbers have ballooned out overnight. Public Health is reporting 1,700 new cases in the last 24 hours, a spike from yesterday's 1,588. There are currently 79 people in hospital with COVID and of these, 16...

Hobart couple celebrate lottery win

  A Hobart couple is celebrating a $100,000 Instant Scratch-Its win. The husband and wife decided to try somewhere new, purchasing a $5 Crosswords Instant Scratch-Its ticket at Cat & Fiddle Lotto, Cat & Fiddle Arcade, Shop...

Fuel fluctuations

Some wide gaps between petrol prices remain evident in Tasmania The average price for 91 unleaded across Tasmania is 222.8 per litre and there are big variations either side. Cheapest fuel in the state is found at...

Devonport hosts Festival of Voices event

The Festival of Voices comes to the North-West Coast tomorrow night with the one-night-only performance of The Tasmanian Songbook at Devonport's Paranaple Centre Town Hall Theatre.   It's the only event on the 50-plus event mainly Southern-based...

NAIDOC Week celebrated across the Coast

NAIDOC week celebrations are continuing across the Coast.   Activities on Tuesday included a barbecue in Devonport at the Mersey Bluff and a kids' disco at the Tasmanian Aboriginal Corporation's Burnie, at 5.30 p.m.   Wednesday will see a...

Covid-19 claims lives of two Tasmanians

Tasmania has recorded another two Coronavirus deaths in the latest reporting period. Sadly, two men in their 80s have passed away in the state's North West and South. Their passing takes the Covid-19 toll to 96 since...

Murderer released on parole

A man who bashed and kicked a stranger to death at Ravenswood before lighting his corpse on fire in March 2011 will walk free from jail on Tuesday having been granted parole. Following an argument involving...

Ferry fees loom

Passengers of Hobart's hugely popular trans-Derwent ferry service are being warned they'll have to shell out after its free trial wraps up. Fares of up to $3.50 will apply for adults crowing between Bellerive and the...

Active Covid-19 case numbers climb once more

Tasmania's active Coronavirus case numbers continue to climb, as the health authorities across the country deal with a new variant. 1,094 new cases have been recorded in the past 24 hours, 72 Covid-positive patients are in hospital,...

Devonport Mayor to step down at election time

    The Devonport City Council's worst kept secret is now officially out with Mayor Annette Rockliff announcing she won't be running for council in the October Local Government elections.   Speculation has been rife for months Councillor Rockliff...