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❌ This message is no longer current – For current fire incident details see fire.tas.gov.au There are currently two alert level bushfires burning in Tasmania (as of 6:30 PM, 23rd October 2019).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

Tensions are rising within the Tasmanian Liberal party as some look to drop veteran Eric Abetz from the top spot on the Senate ticket in favour of his apprentice, Jonathon Duniam. Read more: Tasmanian Liberals look to drop Eric Abetz from top spot on Senate ticket, ABC understands Source: ABC News

Vicki Denton is seeing better than she has in years. She gave up on the public health system and went into debt to have private surgery to avoid going blind. Read more: 'I couldn't wait that long': Why Vicki took out a loan to fund her surgery Source: ABC News


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