Tasmanian News

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Initial investigations suggest the death of a man at Hadspen, near Launceston, is suspicious after receiving a request for assistance from paramedics. Read more: Police investigating suspicious death at residential village Source: ABC News

The 77-year-old, who was only five days into his overseas trip, died while on a commercial river trip on the Grand Canyon’s Colorado River. Read more: Tasmanian man dies during river trip in Grand Canyon Source: ABC News

Tasmanians are encouraged to prepare their properties for heavy rainfall and damaging winds across the state and be prepared for potential flash flooding. “The State Emergency Service is working closely with the Bureau of Meteorology to monitor and prepare for tomorrow’s forecast conditions,” said Regional Manager Mark Nelson. “People in the forecast areas listed by […]

A research team is deployed in response to persistent smoke from a bushfire that has been burning for nearly two months in underground peat on the NSW Mid North Coast. Read more: Calls for air quality monitoring as northern NSW braces for severe bushfire season Source: ABC News

Tasmania’s largest salmon producer applies for a research permit to trial spraying water on seals to move them away from fish farming pens, but the Greens say the proposal raises serious animal welfare concerns. Read more: Hungry seals to cop 'high-flow' water spray under new salmon farming plan Source: ABC News

DAILY BRIEFING: The teenager who killed Hobart mother Sarah Paino will appear before the parole board, and Tasmania braces for wild weather in the north and east. Read more: Tasmania Now: Sarah Paino killer due before parole board, severe weather on the way Source: ABC News

The family of a woman violently stabbed to death by a man with shizophrenia has slammed the prison system which released him in the grip of psychotic delusions, saying prison authorities had blood on their hands. Read more: 'I feel very angry': Family of shopkeeper stabbed to death blames authorities Source: ABC News

Four Tasmanians take up the option of amending their birth certificates as new state laws come into effect allowing people to do so without being required to have re-assignment surgery. Read more: Tasmanians celebrate gender law change Source: ABC News

Controversial new laws allowing people to amend the gender on their birth certificate without reproductive surgery come into effect today, and Roen is one of four Tasmanians booked to visit Births, Deaths and Marriages to register a change. Read more: Tasmanians like Roen are celebrating a gender law milestone today Source: ABC News

DAILY BRIEFING: Tasmania will be able to start sending its plastic to Melbourne again by the end of this month; and Tasracing abandons a plan for a greyhound adoption facility in favour of a kennel adoption operation. Read more: Tasmania Now: End to recycling crisis looms, Tasracing abandons greyhound home Source: ABC News

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