Tasmanian News

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With the imminent arrival of a new salmon processing ship in Tasmania, and another even larger ship next month, some in the local sailing community fear there is “an accident waiting to happen” on the already very busy waterways. Read more: Big salmon ships in busy waterway have local sailors on edge Source: ABC News

Farmers are still waiting on a Federal Government commitment to boost biosecurity funding. Read more: Calls for more funding to be spent on biosecurity, as African swine fever spreads Source: ABC News

A group of cyber sleuths from Adelaide takes out the national missing persons “hackathon”, finding nearly 100 new pieces of information for police to investigate. Read more: Adelaide cyber sleuths win missing persons 'hackathon' Source: ABC News

The aged care royal commission hears chronic short-staffing is compromising the care of nursing home residents, leaving some workers to question whether they want to stay in the sector. Read more: Lavina loves working in nursing homes, but it's so exhausting she's thinking of changing careers Source: ABC News

When it comes to selecting a coach, there are a range of factors to consider: experience, originality, personality, track record and fresh ideas. But one expert says more emphasis should be placed on skills away from the game. Read more: Do football coaches need to spend more time out of the game to be successful? […]

DAILY BRIEFING: Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie express concerns over lack of rehabilitation at the state’s youth detention centre, while 13 people are charged after a protest at Tasmania’s Parliament Lawns. Read more: Tasmania Now: Jacqui Lambie takes aim at youth detention centre, climate protesters charged Source: ABC News

A mansion and grounds that were once home to Tasmanian tigers and exotic birds in a private zoo is going under the hammer, but be warned — it comes with a devilish price tag. Read more: Historic 1870s mansion described as a 'national treasure' to go under the hammer Source: ABC News

Farmers are entitled to a new, one-off payment from the Federal Government to help them decide if their farm is sustainable or could be sold. Read more: Government offers one-off payment for farmers coming off welfare Source: ABC News

A botched effort at censoring a scathing report on Tasmania’s juvenile detention centre reveals a litany of shortcomings, including “very little real security”, CCTV that is “rarely monitored”, inadequate reporting of force being used — and a fence that would not stop an escape attempt, only “slow it down”. Read more: The Tasmanian Government released […]

DAILY BRIEFING: The Tasmanian Government holds off formally asking the Commonwealth to help pay for firefighting in the Wilderness World Heritage Area last summer, and an Antarctic explorer pushes for a new marine park in East Antarctica. Read more: Tasmania Now: State holds off on funding request to cover bushfire costs; renewed calls for a […]

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