Author: Josh Agnew

ELECTRIC vehicles can now power-up quickly and conveniently in the heart of Hobart city. A fast-charge station has been installed at the Dunn Place carpark, after the City of Hobart was successful in obtaining a $50,000 ChargeSmart Grant from the Tasmanian Government. Lord Mayor Anna Reynolds – who today joined Premier Peter Gutwein to launch the […]

A Tasmanian tourism operator is offering up to $1 million worth of vouchers to get locals on to their services. After Tasmanians snapped up $7.5 million worth of state government travel vouchers in just FORTY MINUTES on Monday, local tourism pioneer Rob Pennicott has annouced his company, Pennicott Wilderness Journeys, will be providing up to […]

Every day, thousands of young people from across Hobart take to the streets to ‘do things they shouldn’t be doing’, and one Tassie woman has set out to help them. Meet Hobart mother of 9, Helen Devenish. Helen is a local street pastor and artist, who’s aim is to provide a positive message to the […]

The Hungry Jack’s NBL has announced the shortlist of names for the new 10th team in Tasmania. Last month the NBL asked Tasmanians to nominate their top three preferences and received almost 10,000 names. The NBL has now shortlisted the following five names: Tasmania Tridents Tasmania Timbers Tasmania Pride Tasmania Jack Jumpers Tasmania Mountaineers Team […]

This Hobart man would have to be one of Tasmania’s oldest residents, celebrating his 104th birthday at a Hobart pub on Monday night. Met Jack Hopwood, who lives with his son and grandson in Hobart. Jack was born in 1916, and has lived through TWO world wars, the Spanish Flu, and now, the COVID-19 pandemic! […]

Tasmania is now officially FREE of Coronavirus, after the last remaining patient made a full recovery in hospital from the deadly disease. The patient tested positive on August 11 while in the North West Regional Hospital, after returning from Melbourne where he received medical treatment. Premier Peter Gutwein says “everyone must continue to follow measures […]

It’s time to make ourselves at home, Tassie! Tassie families are now able to get $550 worth of travel vouchers under the State Government’s new tourism voucher scheme, designed to boost the economy in the midst of Covid. The $7.5 million initiative will run between 7 September 2020 and 1 December 2020, including during the […]

The government’s ongoing refusal to provide relief to Tasmanians struggling with winter energy bills is causing avoidable distress in the community and must be reversed. Shadow Minister for Energy David O’Byrne said a winter energy supplement is urgently needed to help Tasmanians in genuine need of support. “Labor has been warning for months of the […]

The Tasmanian Government has announced plans to comission a ferry service for public transport across Hobart’s Derwent River by early 2021. State minister for infrastructure and transport Michael Ferguson says they are seeking to partner with a private operator to run a one-year trial of a Derwent River ferry service between the Eastern Shore and […]

Remember that dream Homer Simpson had when a German company took over the Nuclear Power Plant and made a land of chocolate? We’d imagine that’s exactly what this was like. Residents in the Swiss town of Olten reported last Friday that CHOCOLATE had begun falling from the sky in parts of the town! In our […]

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