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3 hrs ago | The Advocate
The Enormity Santa run, a 5-kilometre non-competitive event will be held from 10.30am for an 11am start tomorrow on Reibey Street, Ulverstone.
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7 hrs ago | The Advocate
Ochre Health Group will be the new providers from February 1, keeping the current GP services in place and Strahan will have a GP working for an extra day through the outreach service.
11 hrs ago | Examiner
TASMANIA is attempting to secure another round in next year's national junior track cycling series after this year's event made a flying start at the Silverdome last night.
16 hrs ago | The Advocate
AFTER being an electrician for more than 20 years, Mark Spurr wondered what the future held when he was made redundant at Burnie's paper mill.
20 hrs ago | The Mercury
While debate has raged over Tasmanian forests and a northern pulp mill, Boyer has kept under the radar, innovating its way out of using old-growth eucalypt forests, turning to pine plantations and cutting its air and water emissions.
20 hrs ago | The Mercury
His work on the Henry Jones Art Hotel, Macquarie Wharf Sheds 1 and 2, Princes Wharf 1, Mawson's Hut and the upcoming Brooke Street Pier has significantly changed the way people work, play and do business in Sullivans Cove.
21 hrs ago | Examiner
ALMOST one-third of respondents to a youth survey said they wanted to leave Tasmania because they would like to travel but they also had concerns about future employment and study options, according to a report released yesterday.
Two ceremonies are due to take place from 12.01am tomorrow in Canberra to take advantage of a new ACT law.
Sometimes the needs of the law to deliver justice outweigh the needs of victims for that same justice.
The jury in an attempted murder trial in Tasmania has heard the accused wanted to kill himself and his sons to prevent his estranged wife getting custody of the children.
West Tasmania's stunning scenery and local characters lured television presenters Jennifer Adams and Clint Bizzell back to the Apple Isle for a second time.
TALENTED sportsman Shaun Knott has returned to the Coast and has immediately returned to the fold at the Ulverstone Cricket Club.
Miandetta Primary grade 3-4 boys took on the heavyweights and came out victorious, going undefeated to claim the junior boys' state title.
Shaw Contracting, at Whitemore, had been operated by Alwyn and Judy Shaw since 1974.
Yesterday the High Court heard the case for and against the ACT's Marriage Equality Act.