Tasmanian News

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As the average public sector worker spends more than two hours a day buried in emails, what’s the best way to deal with the mountain of unread messages that await your return from holiday? Read more: Re: I'm out of the office and will bulk delete unread emails when I return Source: ABC News

Charlotte was a university-educated professional, but when her husband was arrested for domestic violence the only place she had to turn was a counselling service. Read more: When Charlotte's husband was arrested, her family didn't want to know Source: ABC News

DAILY BRIEFING: The tourist love affair with Tasmania shows no sign of cooling, as an east coast council bets on mountain biking to help power its economy. Read more: Live: Tasmania Now: Council bets on mountain biking, tourism boom rolls on Source: ABC News

A WA teen and her father forced to camp out in the snow in Tasmania’s north last night are “tired and smelly, but not in danger”, as severe weather leaves two other walkers missing. Read more: 'He planned for -20C': Father and teen hiking in icy Tasmanian wilderness fine, mum says Source: ABC News

Hobart ratepayers wanting to limit building heights in the city are celebrating the results of an elector poll but some within the council are unphased, with one alderman calling the turnout “pathetic”. Read more: Hobart voters back building height limits in non-binding poll labelled a 'farce' Source: ABC News

A Launceston-based researcher has been teaching students about microplastics found in the ocean by using “boluses” collected locally. Read more: Microplastics research has students picking through seagull vomit Source: ABC News

Despite repeated missteps by the Liberals, there are questions over Tasmanian Labor’s strategies and groundwork, with one commentator saying renegade Liberal Sue Hickey is more effective at holding the State Government to account, writes Ellen Coulter. Read more: Five years after losing government, Tasmanian Labor is still struggling with strategy Source: ABC News

Ground teams are preparing to head out in subzero temperatures to find Victorian Michael Bowman, missing since Saturday in the area around Tasmania’s Cradle Mountain and Lake St Clair National Park. Read more: Search on for Victorian bushwalker missing in frozen Tasmanian wilderness Source: ABC News

New research finds each feral cat in Australia will kill 740 animals a year. Together with their domesticated cousins, cats are killing about three million animals a day. Read more: Feral and pet cats killing 'billions' of native animals each year, research finds Source: ABC News

DAILY BRIEFING: A Hobart suburb is gripped by the stench from a blocked sewer, as the Government refuses a request from the ABC to release a report into erosion damage. Read more: Live: Tasmania Now: T-shirt causes big stink, erosion report kept secret Source: ABC News

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