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Thursday night was one of the worst weather events we’ve had with rainfall in excess of 129mm (The Mercury). When digital radio “DAB+” was turned on about a month ago it was well known that in an emergency situation, an additional pop up emergency station could be added to provide up-to-date emergency information and news […]

Heavy rain combined with wind gusts of up to 80km/h (BOM report via ABC Hobart at 5.20pm) is causing poor driving conditions. A reminder to drive to the conditions and that it’s better to drive slowly and safely than risk having an accident. Water is starting to appear over the road, especially on the Tasman […]

An Antarctic Blast will send temperatures across the country’s South-East into negative numbers in the coldest snap since 1978! Hobart, Sydney and Melbourne will be hit the hardest, with temperatures set to dip below 0 degrees on Friday and over the weekend. Melbourne is expected experience its coldest may weather since 1978, with temperatures predicted […]

Huntingfield resident Harley Wiltshare has become the latest victim in the alleged dog poisoning attacks that are happening across Southern Tasmania. Harley realized something was wrong with her 4 year old Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Bane, after he started vomiting and having diarrhoea with blood in it. She managed to get Bane to the vet in time and […]

Tasmanian Fire Service was called to a bushfire on Mt Lloyd in Tasmania’s Derwent Valley shortly after 3 pm on Friday. The fire, which is over 20 hectares large, is still burning at the time of writing this article (11 am on Friday), but is under control. Almost a dozen TFS vehicles have attended the […]

A healthy, disease-free community of Tasmanian Devils has been found in Tasmania’s far south-west as part of an operation to save the native species from extinction. The devils were trapped around the Nye Bay and Wreck Bay area, approximately 50km south of the remote town of Strathgordon and ranged in age from eighteen months to […]

One of the world’s biggest dance music stars, Avicii, has died in Oman in the Middle East at the age of 28, according to a statement from his representative. “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii,” the statement reads. “He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this […]

Prince Edward, the youngest son of Queen Elizabeth II arrived in Hobart this morning as part of his Australian tour during the Commonwealth Games. He is set to play a fundraising tennis match while in Hobart, and will attend a dinner, breakfast and several other events. Prince Edward is known to be a big fan of […]

Kingborough Council advises that the amount of free parking available in central Kingston will be affected as these projects come online. The Kingston Park project is progressing in earnest with the construction of the Kingborough Community Hub commencing early this month and an announcement on the commencement of the Kingston Health Centre is to be […]

Tasmania’s historic Bronte Park Lodge in the Central Highlands was today destroyed by a fire. Emergency services were called to the fire at the Bronte Park Holiday Village around 7:30 on Friday morning. Multiple Tasmania Fire Service crews started battling the blaze at Bronte Park Holiday Village on Friday Morning, and firefighters were still working […]

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