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In St Helens, a tourist hotspot on Tasmania’s east coast, locals say job opportunities for young people are limited, and they’re losing out to bigger cities. Read more: In one of Tasmania's most popular holiday spots, a lack of jobs is driving young people away Source: ABC News

When Natalie Martin bought three llamas to help connect her autistic daughter Paris with the world, she did not expect the family would soon be running a business. Read more: Llamas help break down autism barriers Source: ABC News

A search is underway for a kayaker missing off the Tasmanian coast and police are hunting thieves who tied up a young TAB worker. Read more: Live: Tasmania Now: Kayaker missing off Maria Island, betting shop worker tied up Source: ABC News

The Tasmanian Health Service weighs sending patients to a nursing home, as it scrambles to alleviate pressure on the Royal Hobart Hospital before flu season hits. Read more: 'We have used every bed available': Hospital buckles under flu season pressure Source: ABC News

Senior staff at a Catholic school in Tasmania, including the then principal and his boss, were aware of allegations a teacher was sexually abusing multiple children as far back as 1971, and sought to move the teacher to a different parish, a letter obtained by the ABC reveals. Read more: 'Sitting on a volcano': Letter […]

Avid gardener Rabia Markham grows vegetables in a community garden, but apartment living leaves her struggling to find somewhere to compost the scraps. Read more: What do you do with your food scraps when you live in an apartment? Source: ABC News

A man whose body was found on the side of a road in Richmond, north of Hobart, is identified as Jarrod Turner, as police confirm he was shot in the head. Read more: Man found dead by roadside was shot in head, police confirm Source: ABC News

A Tasmanian teenage pilot hoping to become the youngest person to circumnavigate Australia solo is about to start his epic journey, while an animal sanctuary reports finding a protected hawk dumped in a bag. Read more: Live: Tasmania Now: Teenage pilot eyes record, hawk found dumped in bag Source: ABC News

In Tasmania, the northern seats will again be the ones to watch after the Liberals’ “three amigos” were wiped out in the last election, with Bass and Braddon of particular interest, Ellen Coulter writes. Read more: All about that Bass — the Tasmanian seats to watch to see if the winds shift Source: ABC News

Tasmanian Liberal Party candidates pledge to prioritise health ahead of the upcoming election by spending money initially slated to boost the state’s bid for an AFL team on hospitals instead. Read more: Liberals plan to divert funding from Tasmania's AFL bid to hospitals Source: ABC News


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