Author: Lucy MacDonald

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The Liberal Speaker, Sue Hickey, says she is worried just five per cent of the State Government’s proposed housing development in Hobart’s south might be set aside for social housing. Read more: Lack of social housing in government development alarming, Speaker says Source: ABC News

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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