Tasmania’s Treasurer says he has made a tough decision in the 2019 Budget, choosing to go into net debt instead of cutting infrastructure spending. Read more: 'Golden age squandered': Tasmania to go into net debt for first time in 15 years Source: ABC News

Despite all signs pointing to a Liberal victory on election night, the battle for Bass continues with just a handful of votes separating the major party candidates. Read more: Bass election result back 'in doubt' Source: ABC News

Jacqui Lambie looks likely to make her return to the Senate, and even though it’s not certain yet the outspoken Tasmanian has already issued a warning to the PM — if she’s got the balance of power she’s “not giving a bloody inch”. Read more: 'Look out': Lambie issues warning to Morrison as she eyes […]

Angry Tasmanian teachers pass no-confidence motions in their union hierarchy which has endorsed a deal delivering pay cuts to relief staff. Read more: Teachers lash out at union after pay deal delivers cuts to relief staff Source: ABC News

The Morgans survive on Maree’s age pension and Garry’s disability support pension, but at $640 a fortnight, their rent now soaks up almost half of their $1,448 income. Read more: 'You don't have a life': On two pensions, the Morgans struggle to make ends meet Source: ABC News

Tasmania’s fishing industry warns seismic testing approvals for an area near King Island in Bass Strait could prove “destructive”, but fishers say they feel powerless to stop it. Read more: 'No hope of stopping it': Fishers warn against seismic testing in Bass Strait Source: ABC News

Social worker Meg Webb says she is “very excited” about the result, following a hotly contested race for the seat in Hobart’s outskirts. Read more: Anti-pokies campaigner claims victory in race for Tasmanian Upper House seat Source: ABC News

The controversial Tasmanian Speaker crosses the floor to vote against mandatory jail time for serious child sex offenders, leaving one of the Liberal Party’s key election policies dead in the water. Read more: Sue Hickey votes against Tasmanian Government to kill mandatory sentencing bill Source: ABC News

Tasmanian Police say they put “significant” resources into investigating an armed robbery that now appears to never have happened. Read more: Betting agency worker who told police he was robbed allegedly staged the ordeal Source: ABC News

Tasmania’s major salmon farmers have paid just a few thousand dollars in fines since the State Government introduced a “zero tolerance” approach to marine debris. Read more: Salmon industry 'paying pittance' for marine debris fines Source: ABC News

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