As SEVERE WEATHER continues to lash many parts of the state, the Bureau of Meteorology has issued a minor flood warning for the Huon River. Around 10–30 mm of rain is expected in the southeast, Upper Derwent Valley and lower east of the state today, and up to 60 mm possible in elevated areas. Tomorrow […]

The Salvation Army’s Red Shield Appeal is striving to reach $35 million dollars by June 30 to help sustain more than 2,000 services to Australia’s vulnerable for another year. After the onset of COVID-19 forced the local Doorknock Weekend to go digital, the Salvos are encouraging Australians with the capacity to commit themselves, their families, […]

From today, all purchase restrictions that were put in place at Woolworths through the COVID-19 buying surge, including on antibacterial wipes and hand wash, will be removed. Woolworths Supermarkets Managing Director, Claire Peters said: “We are pleased to lift all purchase limitrestrictions today. “This is a big milestone and a positive sign following months of […]

Scientists are asking all Australians to step outside on the longest night of the year to help them measure light pollution around the country. “We’re expecting thousands of people to join us on Australia’s longest night, Sunday 21 June, to help researchers create a map of Australia’s darkest skies, and learn about light pollution and […]

Labor Leader Rebecca White said parents have expressed concerns about overcrowding on some school runs, with large numbers of students forced to stand while travelling at high speeds on the highway. Ms white says the Liberal Government must address health and safety concerns for students travelling on school buses in the state’s South East. “With […]

After closing more than THREE months ago due to COVID-19, Village Cinemas across Tasmania are expected to reopen by NEXT THURSDAY! Village cinema sites in Launceston, Eastlands and Glenorchy are ready to fire up the projector once again, with the Hobart City site to follow suit on Thursday, June 25. As part of Coronavirus precautions, […]

Writer of the beloved Australian televisions series McLeod’s Daughters, Posie Graeme-Evans has confirmed the show will be getting a second life in TASMANIA, with the state government announcing funding for the program on Wednesday! As part of the Tasmanian Government’s $3.5 million Cultural and Creative Industries Stimulus Package as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

Police have charged a 16-year-old youth, a 17-year-old youth and an 18-year-old man in relation to a deliberately lit fire in Sandy Bay yesterday afternoon. The two youths were bailed to appear in the Youth Justice Division of the Hobart Magistrates Court in October, and the 18-year-old will appear in the Hobart Magistrates Court on […]

A Severe Weather Warning for Damaging winds is current for southern, eastern and northern Tasmania with the state already recording winds up to 150km/h at Maatsuyker Island before 9am this morning. Other strong gusts recorded so far today include: o 119 km/h at Mount Read o 115 km/h at Scotts Peak o 109 km/h at […]

Could we be waking up to a winter wonderland on Wednesday morning? Well, that’s what the Bureau of Meteorology seem to think! Hobartians have well and truly settled into the cold season, with FREEZING temperatures shocking the city over the last two weeks… Except, we have yet to seen a Hobart winter staple – SNOW! […]

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