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As drought takes its toll on the rest of the nation — including much of eastern Tasmania — these farmers just cannot keep water off their land. Read more: As others pray for rain, these farmers want the water to go away Source: ABC News

Companies impacted by the catastrophic 2016 Hobart Rivulet wall collapse — which flooded Myer just months after it reopened after being destroyed by fire — launch civil action in the Supreme Court. Read more: Myer seeks millions in damages over 2016 Hobart Rivulet flood Source: ABC News

❌ This message is no longer current – For current fire incident details see fire.tas.gov.au There are currently two alert level bushfires burning in Tasmania (as of 6:30 PM, 23rd October 2019). One Advice level fire at Glen Huon in the Huon Valley (south of Hobart), and one Watch and Act level fire at Tods Corner […]

Calls for a trial of the Federal Government’s cashless welfare card in Tasmania spark fierce rebukes, including a comparison to “Nazi Germany” by one local mayor. Read more: Tasmanian Liberals call for cashless welfare trial in the island state Source: ABC News

The latest forecast from the Bureau of Meteorology has left many Tasmanians in shock, after a whopping TWENTY-SEVEN degree maximum was predicted for this Thursday in Hobart! We are told 2019’s Royal Hobart Show day is the first show day in almost 10 years to have temperatures exceeding 25 degrees predicted! The Hobart showgrounds will […]

Royal Life Saving Society Australia is warning parents to limit distractions and be vigilant with water safety, as new data shows one-year-olds are at the greatest risk of drowning compared to any other age group. Read more: Lifesaving authorities urge parents to 'focus on the child, not our phones' to avoid childhood drownings Source: ABC […]

A report warns Glenorchy’s Derwent Entertainment Centre redevelopment could damage existing retail businesses if completed too soon. Read more: Planned retail and entertainment hub a win for jobs but a risk for existing retailers: report Source: ABC News

DAILY BRIEFING: A man is charged after allegedly biting police officers, and the first colony of little penguins to be nursed back to health after a dog attack is released. Read more: Tasmania Now: Two people charged over serious police assaults, little penguins return to the wild Source: ABC News

The withdrawal of the Indian monsoon this year surpassed the previous record by more than a week, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it will be another bad wet season for Australia. Here’s why. Read more: What will India's latest monsoon on record mean for Australia? Source: ABC News

Two police officers are bitten and another kicked in the head during a violent arrest in Hobart’s northern suburbs. Read more: Police officers bitten and kicked during arrest Source: ABC News

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