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When Family Planning first came to Tasmania some of its doctors were labelled witches, and it was illegal to advertise contraceptives. Nowadays, a simple text to a number can see condoms delivered to your door. Read more: 'We broke the law every day': Bringing safe sex to Tasmania Source: ABC News

People of all ages are joining students worldwide, who are taking to the streets to demand more action against climate change, with rallies in the Pacific spreading across Asia into Africa and Europe. Read more: Climate change protests spread around the world Source: ABC News

Organisers estimate 300,000 Australians have gathered at climate change rallies around the country in one of the largest protest events in the nation’s history. Read more: 'It's our future': Climate strike draws 'hundreds of thousands' to rallies across Australia demanding action Source: ABC News

DAILY BRIEFING: A road in the Central Highlands has reopened after a truck carrying a 68-metre-long wind turbine blade lost its load, a 39-year-old woman dies after being hit by a car and CPSU encourages public sector workers to take part in climate protests. Read more: Tasmania Now: Road reopens after wind turbine mishap and […]

Siobhan Sutton is an academically talented student but is proudly choosing to fail a test today, and she is not alone as thousands of students across the country take part in the the global School Strike for Climate. Read more: Siobhan is proudly choosing to fail an exam today, for the sake of the climate […]

The Launceston City Council becomes the second in Tasmania to scrap its Australia Day celebrations and instead hold its citizenship ceremony on a less contentious day. Read more: 'People feel it's a day of death': Council votes to move Australia Day celebrations Source: ABC News

A senior member of the Fertility Society of Australia has used a speech at the opening of the society’s conference to criticise researchers for making negative comments about the IVF industry in the media. Read more: Fertility expert criticises 'explosion in bad media' about IVF Source: ABC News

A 60-tonne truck carrying part of a wind turbine rolls over in Tasmania’s central highlands, leaving a 68-metre blade across the road. Read more: Massive wind turbine blade worth 0k blocks road after truck rollover Source: ABC News

DAILY BRIEFING: A Tasmanian shark attack victim commemorates a year since the incident, cattle deaths hearing delayed and basketball stars arrive in the state. Read more: Tasmania Now: Shark attack survivor remembers incident, delay in cattle death hearing Source: ABC News

In an six-hour police interview played to the jury, Ms Otto told detectives she and friend Bradley Purkiss had fantasised about living together and had often said things would be easier if her husband were dead. Read more: Woman accused of murdering husband denies asking for him to be killed Source: ABC News


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