Tasmanian News

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Tasmanian Fire Service was called to a bushfire on Mt Lloyd in Tasmania’s Derwent Valley shortly after 3 pm on Friday. The fire, which is over 20 hectares large, is still burning at the time of writing this article (11 am on Friday), but is under control. Almost a dozen TFS vehicles have attended the […]

A healthy, disease-free community of Tasmanian Devils has been found in Tasmania’s far south-west as part of an operation to save the native species from extinction. The devils were trapped around the Nye Bay and Wreck Bay area, approximately 50km south of the remote town of Strathgordon and ranged in age from eighteen months to […]

Prince Edward, the youngest son of Queen Elizabeth II arrived in Hobart this morning as part of his Australian tour during the Commonwealth Games. He is set to play a fundraising tennis match while in Hobart, and will attend a dinner, breakfast and several other events. Prince Edward is known to be a big fan of […]

Kingborough Council advises that the amount of free parking available in central Kingston will be affected as these projects come online. The Kingston Park project is progressing in earnest with the construction of the Kingborough Community Hub commencing early this month and an announcement on the commencement of the Kingston Health Centre is to be […]

Tasmania’s historic Bronte Park Lodge in the Central Highlands was today destroyed by a fire. Emergency services were called to the fire at the Bronte Park Holiday Village around 7:30 on Friday morning. Multiple Tasmania Fire Service crews started battling the blaze at Bronte Park Holiday Village on Friday Morning, and firefighters were still working […]

Tasmania Police believe a body found in dam in the states south is that of 2016 flood victim Trevor Foster from Ouse. Police today said the body of a man was located in a dam near Ellendale in the Derwent Valley last night. Mr Foster went missing from his Ouse property on the 6th of […]

It may be snowing in Tasmania as early as this week as a burst of cold air from the Southern Ocean surges across the state on the eve of the March equinox. Two cold fronts will move over Tasmania on Sunday and Monday, causing blustery winds and showers across the state. These fronts are likely […]

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 […]

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