Tasmanian News

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If you read the tea leaves, there are plenty of signs the question of a Tasmanian AFL team is a case of not “if”, but “when”, Chris Rowbottom writes. Read more: Are all signs pointing to a Tasmanian AFL team? Source: ABC News

Tasmanian doctors are concerned vital components of the troubled Royal Hobart Hospital redevelopment might not be in place for up to three decades. Read more: Hospital redevelopment review won't cure care problems, doctors say Source: ABC News

Hobart’s local council is cutting funding to the Taste of Tasmania festival which it says is a statewide tourism event and not see local ratepayers pick up the tab. Read more: Hobart City Council calls on State Government to pick up Taste of Tasmania funding shortfall Source: ABC News

When the wind blows a certain way in the small Tasmanian town of Longford, the odours from the local abattoir and sewage treatment plant combine, leaving locals sickened and rushing to fill out their “pong survey”. Read more: This country town smells so bad locals are threatening to leave Source: ABC News

Australia’s booming market for hemp seed in breads, cereals, protein powders and protein bars is spurring a new wave of Tasmanian growers cashing in on the fast-growing crop. Read more: Tasmanian farmers cash in as hemp hits new high Source: ABC News

Hobart-based jazz pianist Tom Vincent is giving up performing to immerse himself in Buddhism. Read more: Jazz musician to Buddhist monk Source: ABC News

Jazz musician Tom Vincent’s talent has taken him all over the world, but this week, he’ll give up performing for good to dedicate his energy to his other life as a Zen Buddhist monk. Read more: Tom's dedicated his career to music, this week he'll give up performing for a life of Zen Source: ABC […]

While last year was a doozy, the year of politics about to kick off in Tasmania has already delivered its share of upsets — and the party is only just officially getting started. Read more: 2019 on track to match last year's political chaos Source: ABC News

The growing appetite for Tasmania’s original bush foods is not only educating palates, but helping Australians — and the world — better understand Aboriginal culture and language. Read more: Aboriginal bush tucker business winning hearts via the stomach Source: ABC News

Playground designs are moving beyond the wheelchair swing as the push for inclusive play spaces drives new guidelines and community fundraising efforts across Australia. Read more: Push for inclusive playground designs that allow everyone to play Source: ABC News

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