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After a wet and windy night, Tasmania is facing a day of severe weather, with winds of up to 120 km/h predicted across the state. Last night’s wild weather has kept the State Emergency Service and Tasmania Police busy, with reports of fallen trees, downed power-lines and rouge trampolines. The Bureau of Meteorology is predicting […]

In what has been claimed as a Tasmanian first, Telstra recently announced it would trial the installation of small cell mobile technology on TasNetworks infrastructure to help fill some of Tasmania’s mobile black spots. The trial will begin with a single site at Weldborough in the states north-east, where a small cell mobile base station […]

A burst water main next to the DJ Motors dealership in Glebe caused heavy flooding to the Northern lanes of Brooker Avenue in Hobart on Thursday afternoon Tasmania Police, Hobart City Council, TasWater, Tasmania Fire Service, and the State Emergency Service attended the scene the scene. A spokesperson from Tasmania Police said the water main has caused “significant […]

A two-vehicle crash blocked parts of South Arm Rd on the Eastern Shore for several hours this morning. The crash, which happened about 6.30am, was not serious but resulted in the road being closed until about 8.45am Tasmania Police issued a statement on Facebook, telling drivers “South Arm Road at the neck (near Hope Beach) […]

He died peacefully at his home in Cambridge in the early hours of this morning, according to a statement from his family. “He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years,” the family statement said. “His family have kindly requested that they be given the […]

The Kingston Pool and Wellness Centre at Mertonvale Circuit had Tasmania Police arriving in numbers this morning. The centre has advised patrons “URGENT POOL CLOSURE Due to unforeseen circumstances the pool is closed today Tuesday the 13th March for the rest of the day. We hope to reopen tomorrow again. We will keep you updated.” […]

You have clicked on an external link. If you are not automatically redirected, please click HERE Source: The Mercury Tasmania (News Corp Australia) Written by Nick Clark Photo: Luke Bowden  

Hobart’s RSPCA Animal Care Centre is closing.   The Mornington property has been advertised through Knight Frank real estate as the animal welfare organisation looks to divest a number of its “non-core practices”. Tasmania interim chief executive Dr Andrew Byrne said the centre was expected to be sold by Easter, with services relocated to the RSPCA’s Spreyton site by May. He said […]

The Northern Midlands council was very disappointed to discover, less than 24 hours after opening, the extension to the public toilets at Valentine Park in Campbell Town have been vandalized. The individuals cut the power cords to the hand dryers and have graffitied the walls and mirrors throughout. The Northern Midlands Council took to social […]

Forget a message in a bottle – an entire shipping container just washed up on Moreton Island! A shipping container spotted bobbing up and down in waters off the Queensland coast has finally washed ashore. With paint peeling and barnacles crusted on, the Maersk container washed ashore on Moreton Island early on Tuesday. There’s red […]

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