Author: Lucy MacDonald

A Tasmanian group that has been accused of sharing “anti-trans gender” material on social media is invited by Hobart City Council to take part in designing trans-inclusionary posters for public bathrooms. Read more: 'Anti-trans' group invited to help develop trans-inclusive posters for public toilets Source: ABC News

A Hobart council study finds its yearly weed-killing bill would rise from $114,000 to $1.7 million if it switched from Roundup, classified by the World Health Organisation as “probably carcinogenic”, to a steam process. Read more: Council urged to continue using herbicide classified as 'probably carcinogenic' Source: ABC News

Shannon James Duffy pleads not guilty to the shooting murder of 22-year-old Jarrod Turner, whose body was found on the side of a rural road. Read more: Gagebrook man pleads not guilty to alleged shooting murder Source: ABC News

Avid gardener Rabia Markham grows vegetables in a community garden, but apartment living leaves her struggling to find somewhere to compost the scraps. Read more: What do you do with your food scraps when you live in an apartment? Source: ABC News

Tasmania’s latest council merger attempt has failed, and with 29 councils for a population of just 520,000, there are calls for the Government to reconsider its policy of voluntary amalgamation. Read more: Call for forced council mergers in Tasmania after latest amalgamation voted down Source: ABC News

After years of speculation and months of consultation, the University of Tasmania says it will move towards “a city-centric campus” in Hobart’s CBD. Read more: UTAS set to 'develop city-centric campus' in Hobart CBD Source: ABC News

After more than two years of talks, the ink is dry on the Hobart City Deal — but there is criticism that much of its funding was already known and opportunities have been missed. Read more: Hobart City Deal fails to deliver 'game-changing' project, tourism boss says Source: ABC News

A tiny Tasmanian town with a penchant for garlic has become a hotspot for unconventional culinary creations. Read more: Are you brave enough to try garlic beer? Source: ABC News

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