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Mona temporarily closes

Mona founder David Walsh says his famed museum will close for the foreseeable future due to Covid-19. The professional gambler has used his well-known knack for numbers to crunch the possible outcomes, and he admits the...

Huon tractor tragedy

A report's being prepared for the coroner after an elderly man died in a tractor crash at Huonville. The 87 year old couldn't be revived after the incident at a Benders Road property. Police and crash investigators...

New measures for those arriving in Tas

Everyone entering Tasmania will be forced to give the state government their contact details as part of measures to combat the spread of coronavirus. Premier Peter Gutwein announced the 'arrival card' will be rolled out at...

RSL cancels Anzac Day services

RSL Anzac Day services are cancelled for Tasmania in response to coronavirus.   The league's board met on the weekend and came to a unanimous decision in the interests of public safety. RSL State President Robert Dick encourages...

UTAS heads online

The University of Tasmania is beginning to move its courses online. UTAS has announced it's beginning a staged transition to online courses for students where possible as part of its ongoing response to COVID-19. Staff will be...

Schools clamp down; case #7

Tasmanians are being reassured there still hasn't been any community transmission of coronavirus, after the number of cases in the state rose to seven. The latest, a woman in her 50s, is in isolation after going...

6th case confirmed, cruise ships locked out

All cruise ships will be suspended from visiting Tasmanian ports until June 30th in an unprecedented move by the state government. There are now six confirmed cases of coronavirus in Tasmania, after a female in her...

State's 5th coronavirus case

Another coronavirus patient is in isolation in the Royal Hobart Hospital, bringing the state's known infections to five. The man in his 60s had been travelling recently in Canada and America, and is not thought to have...

Government says no mass gatherings

All mass public gatherings of more than 500 people will be cancelled from Monday, in a bid to slow the spread of coronavirus. Prime Minister Scott Morrison made the announcement after receiving advice from health officers. Meanwhile,...

Tasmanian case number 4

A mature-aged student at the University of Tasmania's Newnham campus in the state's north is the fourth case of coronavirus in Tasmania.  The woman in her 40s is in a stable condition in isolation at UTAS...