Tasmanian News

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The Stroke Foundation says patients with brain clots and haemorrhages are being left for hours untreated in rural hospitals which do not have the equipment or expertise to support them. Read more: Rural stroke victims missing out on early intervention Source: ABC News

A trampoline lands on the roof of a Hobart home, piercing a bedroom ceiling, as strong winds of up to 155 kilometres per hour wreak havoc in southern Tasmania overnight. Read more: Man left 'covered in ceiling dust and insulation' after trampoline crashes through roof Source: ABC News

The small SA town of Lucindale prepares to balloon to 40 times the size of its population as it hosts a free concert drawing in music-lovers and road-trippers from across the country. Read more: How do you put on a concert for 20,000 in a town of just 500? Source: ABC News

The Catholic Church says it will not follow new Tasmanian laws that require priests to break the seal of confession to report suspicion of child sex abuse. Read more: Catholic Church in Tasmania won't follow new confession laws Source: ABC News

This wild and rugged corner of north-west Tasmania is bursting with ancient history and dotted with artefacts, but you’ve probably never heard of it. Read more: Australia's 'oldest classroom in the world' holds clues to understanding ancient culture Source: ABC News

DAILY BRIEFING: Madeleine Ogilvie will return to Parliament today but will not take a seat with her old party, and authorities are cleaning up after strong winds overnight cut power and blew the roof off a primary school in Hobart. Read more: Tasmania Now: Ogilvie to sit as an independent, strong winds blow school roof […]

The Bureau of Meteorology is warning Southern Tasmanians to prepare for strong winds tonight, with gusts of up to 110 km/h expected in parts of the state! Weather Situation: West to northwesterly winds increase Wednesday evening ahead of a cold front crossing the state on Thursday morning. DAMAGING WEST TO NORTHWESTERLY WINDS, averaging 60 to […]

Close to the heart of gay rights campaigner Rodney Croome are two flags made from the dresses of drag queens who fought police in the Stonewall riots in New York. They’ll now be preserved in a collection of memorabilia documenting the battle to change society’s views. Read more: Why one of Australia's leading gay rights […]

With dams and creeks bone dry in drought-stricken towns, firefighters are being forced to find ways to combat blazes that are almost impossible to extinguish. Read more: Finding ways to fight fire without water as crews face 'nightmare scenario' Source: ABC News

When Jony Berry represented Australia at an international modelling competition, he was asked to remove the Aboriginal flag from his costume. Read more: Mr World pageant's Australian rep asked to remove Aboriginal flag from costume Source: ABC News

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