When meeting the Earl of Dunmore for the first time, there is an expectation one will be greeted by a Scots peer with a thick Highland burr.
The outspoken Queensland MHR will hit Hobart today and Devonport tomorrow as the party gears up for the September federal election.
Salvation Army volunteer Steve Upton, Burnie Captain Judith Brown and volunteer Gary Hind are collecting donations for the Red Shield Appeal.
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THE biggest and best bits of Hobart's upcoming Dark Mofo festival -- including a visit by much-loved Aussie rockers You Am I-- are highlighted in a special program free inside your Sunday Tasmanian today.
THE amazing story of explorer Douglas Mawson will still inspire Australians for generations after the Federal Government yesterday confirmed support for projects in Hobart and Antarctica.
Rachel Panton was taking no chances with breast cancer, electing to have surgery once she learned the dangers of her carrying a mutant gene.
A trial to determine the quality of Tasmanian timber destined for overseas markets is underway in the state's north-west. Forestry Tasmania allowed a small group of forest contractors to test the quality of some logs that had been sitting on the Burnie wharf, destined for export to China.
The alleged offender will appear in the Launceston Magistrates Court this afternoon accused of firearms offences, aggravated assault, aggravated burglary and breach of a Police Family Violence Order.
AUSTRALIAN of the year Ita Buttrose has called on every local government association and community across Australia to make their towns and cities dementia friendly to combat negative attitudes about the condition.
TASMANIA'S battle-weary medical sector has been buoyed by a Federal Budget that has made health and education reform a priority.
THE baby bonus will be axed and it will cost more for health cover as Prime Minister Julia Gillard asks families to pay for her crusade to increase school funding and introduce disability care.