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Tasmania’s accommodation crisis has prompted the State Government to hold an urgent housing summit next week, but planning experts say the issue should not have come as a surprise. Full Article: Tasmanian Government 'was warned about planning and housing crisis' Source: ABC News Tasmania

Champion jockey and female trailblazer Bev Buckingham criticises a female-only race event for International Women’s Day, saying it went against the equal opportunities women had previously fought for. Full Article: Jockey trailblazer says women-only racing event 'a step backwards' Source: ABC News Tasmania

The Property Council wants the State Government to conduct an urgent audit of Housing Tasmania properties to ensure empty houses are being used amid a growing accommodation crisis which has seen families living at the Hobart Showgrounds. The Tasmanian Government is being urged to ensure any vacant public housing properties are made available to families […]

There are calls for an investigation into the use of social media by Liberal ministerial staffers following the resignation of an adviser to the Tasmanian Premier, with Labor pointing to the recently deleted profiles that were trolling opponents to poker machines.   The account, under the name Brent Smith, began commenting on the Facebook page […]

The Tasmanian Liberals finally release details of dozens of policies and commitments kept from public scrutiny until after the election because the “sheer volume” made it “impractical to widely promote them all”. Full Article: Liberals release election policies, four days after election Source: ABC News Tasmania

A blaze that destroyed four garbage trucks used for recyclable rubbish collection in Kingsborough Council, south of Hobart, may have been deliberately lit, police say. Full Article: Four garbage trucks go up in flames, disrupting council collections Source: ABC News Tasmania

Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman promises to consult experts to find an “immediate solution” to a rental shortage crisis forcing people into tents. Families have been camped out at the Hobart Showgrounds, with welfare groups admitting they are at a loss to find a solution. Mr Hodgman said the summit would be held in Hobart next […]

The waters of Bass Strait are set to play home to multi-nation war games designed to ensure the Royal Australian Navy is “ready for anything”. Full Article: Exercise Ocean Explorer war games in Bass Strait Source: ABC News Tasmania

The worker lost about a centimetre from the top of his middle finger after he was ordered by a supervisor to clear a build-up of crumpets by hand from a conveyor belt. Full Article: Bakery admits fault after worker loses top of finger in crumpet machine Source: ABC News Tasmania

Staff at a Hobart veterinary clinic are thrilled a museum asked them to X-ray a 126-year-old taxidermied Bengal tiger which had a broken leg and tail. Full Article: Hobart vet helps (stuffed) Bengal tiger get back on its feet Source: ABC News Tasmania

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