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For Kobe Dare, the revived Tasmanian Aboriginal language of palawa kani is “one of the strongest there is”. He’s learning to speak it, then going home to teach his parents. Read more: 11yo Kobe wants to be fluent in the language of his ancestors Source: ABC News

When Carol Westmore bought a farm near Launceston 15 years ago, she inadvertently embarked on a mammoth heritage-restoration project. Read more: Inside the working farm that inspired the father of Australian colonial art, John Glover Source: ABC News

TasPorts has plans to give the popular Sullivan’s Cove a facelift over the next 15 years, but has ruled out any ‘aggressive’ development. Read more: What does the future hold for Hobart's historic waterfront? Source: ABC News

David Warner’s much-queried spot in the Test side looks a little more secure after the Australian opener makes a Shield century for NSW against Queensland. Read more: After a shocking Ashes, David Warner is straight back to scoring centuries on home soil Source: ABC News

The head of Tourism Tasmania says the organisation has made “a number of internal changes” since a 2016 report labelled it a “boys’ club” where managers had to be encouraged to greet their staff at least once a week. Read more: Tourism body was 'boys' club' where managers 'talked about golf' Source: ABC News

A new survey of Tasmanian Newstart and Youth Allowance recipients finds poverty has forced more than a third to steal food, prompting renewed calls for the Federal Government to increase welfare payments. Read more: Sam spends 0 on housing, 0 on food and on power, and that takes up most of his fortnightly budget Source: […]

The Kingborough council are facing backlash from environmentally concerned residents after a Veolia rubbish collection truck was seen emptying a recycling bin and a general waste bin into the same garbage truck! In a statement, Mayor of Kingborough Dean Winter said “Veolia have investigated and reviewed the entire run by the driver, which is hundreds […]

Tourists flock to this tulip farm to see the flowers, but it is under the ground where the serious farming is happening. Read more: Tourists might tiptoe through the tulips but there's more to this farm Source: ABC News

DAILY BRIEFING: A confidential Tourism Tasmania report outs management as a golf-obsessed “boys’ club”, and Hobart City Council might repay rates charged to aged care residents. Read more: Tasmania Now: Golf-obsessed 'boy's club' culture slammed in report, HCC asked to repay rates Source: ABC News

Terry Hodgetts, 80, reckons a lifetime of woodchopping has kept him motivated, and he wants to see more “young ones” get into the sport. Read more: Launceston show sees 80yo woodchopper return for another swing of the axe Source: ABC News


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